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Absoft Ltd (Hall 13)
Driving efficiency savings with HR Self Service 
Richard Bell, Absoft Ltd
Learn how Absoft’s ESS/MSS (Employee/Manager Self Service) solution for SAP can help your university drive efficiency savings by automating and streamlining HR processes. Absoft’s solution provides employees and managers with web based access to view and update human resources information, processes and services. Data is more accurate as users enter their own data and your HR department has more time to spend on strategic activities.

Data Integration, an Xchanging company (Hall 14)
IT services in higher education − lessons taught by public sector to enterprise
Adrian Taylor, Data Integration
The presentation will focus on hot topics for the industry; cloud computing, bring your own device (BYOD), remote working, Big Data, the Internet of Things, mobility, content consumption, multi-tenancy, virtualisation and more. “We shall demonstrate how all of these things have been influenced and developed by requirements arising from the Public Sector, and in particular higher education and how, in many cases, the solutions have been invented and fostered in higher education too”.
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IBM UK (Hall 4A)
Achieving an Exceptional Student Experience
Cailean Hargrave, IBM UK
To meet the demands of learners, lecturers and leaders while remaining competitive in today's education landscape requires the best practice from every industry across the globe.  Technology is playing a greater role in every aspect of the learner journey and IBM have formulated an Exceptional Student Experience vision and solution to aid institutes in this journey.  Through our strategic partnership with UK FE and HE institutions we have pioneered revolutionary innovations for the sector with social, mobile, data and cloud technologies working towards a Smarter Planet.
prizi presentation

Meru Networks (Hall 3)
BYOD the driver to high density wireless and the advent of 802.11ac
Henry Batten, Meru Networks
With the advent of BYOD and the desire for anywhere, anytime, any device wireless access becoming the norm for both enterprises and the educations sectors, how do you deal with the increasing densities in all campus areas as these devices flood onto your network?  With the introduction of new standards from the IEEE will this help fix or exacerbate the problems?
[PDF] presentation

Microsoft Ltd (Hall 4B)
Going beyond virtualisation:  How Coventry University modernised their management platform and saved money with Microsoft System Centre 2012
Steve Rogers, Coventry University
Microsoft System Centre 2012 provides an integrated management platform with a robust set of capabilities. Coventry are currently using Systems Centre Virtual Machine Manager, Operations Manager, Service Manager and Configuration Manager. Come and learn how they have successfully integrated these management tools and saved money in the process.
[PDF] presentation

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