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Wednesday 17th May
Thursday 18th May
11.00 - 11.30
Domain names have come a long way from the long numerical addresses of the early internet. We are now in an era of hyper-personalization and digital brand building. Frank is behind the creation of dozens of new domain name endings (such as .cars, .photo, and .game), and firmly believes the new wave of domains will drastically shape how future generations interact with the web, launch businesses and get online.
11.45 - 12.15
Have you been in a situation where someone beat you to launching a product based idea or piece of software? Did you have a casual chat to a friend and suddenly someone else is doing the same thing as you? Come and hear about how taking steps for protecting your intellectual property, especially in the fast-paced software and IT industry, and help you to get to the corner the market.
12.30 - 13.00
An engaging and informative session for businesses to learn what they need to do in order to comply with the new General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), which comes in to force on the 25th May 2018. Businesses that fail to comply risk fines of up to £20 million or 4% of their global annual turnover. A session not to be missed! Witness for yourself just how easy it is for cyber criminals to attack your business and steal your data. Learn what you can do to help ensure that your business does not fall victim to the increasingly threatening nature of cyber crime and hacktivisim. IG Smart’s Dr. Bright Gameli (Ethical Hacker) will demonstrate common threats and deliverable solutions. Remember to register your business for a Free cyber security vulnerability assessment.
14.00 - 14.30
Alan will outline a business strategy and a proven methodology which helps SMEs align their CRM and digital technologies to their growth plans. Many SMEs will increase the value of their business through the successful application of CRM technologies and Alan will describe some straightforward steps for achieving success in this area.
14.45 - 15.15
Forward planning is a crucial aspect of any business - Identifying and minimising the potential impact that negative events could have on your business is shrewd business planning. Consider therefore, the negative impact a prolonged period of sickness absence, for you or a colleague would have on both your business and your personal circumstances. PG Mutual will provide an insight into potential solutions to minimise the potential risk.
15.30 - 16.00
Over the last 15 years, Dotsquares have been at the forefront of providing cost effective quality offshore development for clients of all sizes. With the experience gained, we aim to demonstrate that no matter the size of your project, an agile development process can benefit you not only in the cost of, but with the speed and flexibility of the design and development of your web system or app project.