Modern Business Experience

  • May 4, 2017
  • Hilton Sydney

Modern Business Experience

New Ways to Accelerate Your Business

Discover new ways of adapting to change and accelerate your business – whether an established industry leader or an ambitious start-up. Hear from thought leaders and innovators who will help you think forward and plan for success.


Capgemini, Gold Sponsor at Oracle Modern Business Experience 

Intelligent technology is changing the way businesses compete. Faced with rapidly changing market conditions companies must become more agile and operate at speed.
Capgemini is proud to sponsor Oracle's Modern Business Experience on 4 May 2017 at the Hilton Sydney and looks forward to engaging with you to discuss how we can help support your organisation on the road ahead.
The Modern Business Experience will help you explore new ways to accelerate your business through transformation and growth. Whether you have a finance, HR, marketing, IT, sales or supply chain focus this event is your opportunity to discover ideas, gain insights and learn to leverage intelligent technology relevant to your business and domain area.
Join us at Oracle Modern Business Experience to hear from our customers, network with your peers, explore industry best practices and understand new ways to accelerate your business to drive business outcomes.

Patrick: Accelerated Journey To The Cloud

Level 4 Room 4 | 3:00 pm - 3:40 pm.

Patrick Stevedores, Australia's largest and most advanced Container Terminals Operator, will be attending the Oracle MBX event to discuss the transformative journey to the Cloud they embarked on 5 months ago in collaboration with Capgemini.

We invite you to join Capgemini and Patrick’s CFO, CIO and Program Manager in a panel discussion to gain insights on:   
  • How the Patrick team successfully adopted Oracle ERP, HCM, Order Management, Procurement and Projects Cloud solutions in 5 months!
  • Key business and project challenges relating to solution design, data migration and change management and how the Patrick and Capgemini teams managed to overcome these challenges.
  • Realised and projected benefits such as standardisation of business processes, reduced costs and ability to quickly uptake new solution innovations.

Adtian Sandrin

Adtian Sandrin, CIO

Chris Bougas

Chris Bougas

Project Manager 

Jonathon Sellar

Jonathon Sellar

CFO, Patrick


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Meet the team

Capgemini is an Oracle Diamond Partner and founding member of Oracle’s Cloud Advisory Committee globally. Our extensive capabilities empowered by Oracle’s cutting-edge technologies in areas of cloud and digital help to meet unique needs of the clients.
Join us at stand F3 in the Finance and Supply Chain Zone to meet with our Oracle experts and find how you can leverage our 190,000 global networks of Oracle consultants to help you find new ways to accelerate your business.
To learn how we can help you apply innovation, maximise benefits and demonstrate a solid return on investment leveraging Oracle’s technology portfolio, schedule a meeting to meet with our experts.


Speaker Details

Anjali Rao

Anders Sörman-Nilsson

Angus Hervey and Tané Hunter

Holly Ransom

Anjali Rao 


Journalist, Actress, Host

Anders Sörman-Nilsson

Futurist and Innovation Strategist, Thinque Inc

Angus Hervey and Tané Hunter 

Future Crunch 

Holly Ransom


CEO, Emergent 

Janine Allis

Lucy Adams

Ray Wang

Zach Nealson

Janine Allis


Founder, Boost Juice 

Lucy Adams


CEO of Disruptive HR, Director of Firehouse 

Ray Wang


Principal Analyst and CEO, Constellation Research

Zach Nealson 


Executive Vice President, Cloud Strategy, Oracle



Agenda: Thursday, May 4


Registration and Innovation Showcase

7:30 a.m.–8:30 a.m.


Morning Keynotes

Janine Allis, Founder of Boost Juice and Shark Tank Investor 
Zach Nelson, Executive Vice President, Oracle 
Peter Williams, Chief Edge Officer, Deloitte Australia 
Robert Willis, Regional Managing Director, Oracle ANZ
Moderated by Anjali Rao, Television Journalist
Level 3 Ballroom8:45 a.m.–10:40 a.m.

Morning Tea and Innovation Showcase

10:40 a.m.–11:20 a.m.

Focus Area Breakout Sessions

11:20 a.m.–3:45 p.m.

General Sessions - Finance, Supply Chain, Technology Leadership

General Sessions for:
Finance - Level 4 Room 4 
Supply Chain - Level 2 Room 5 
Technology Leadership - Level 4 Room 1
11:20 a.m.–12:00 p.m.

Leading HR for a Disrupted World

Lucy AdamsCEO, Disruptive HR

In a world of unprecedented change, the old ways of leading, developing and engaging people have to change and the traditional HR manual is obsolete. Modern HR professionals have the ability to prepare their organisations to address disruption, but only if they fundamentally change what and how they deliver. Lucy Adams, CEO of Disruptive HR will offer a new way of thinking about HR but more importantly, will provide practical ways that modern HR professionals can innovate and drive the productivity, agility and creativity that their organisations crave.
Level 3 Ballroom11:20 a.m.–12:00 p.m.

Disrupting Digital Business in Finance and Supply Chain

Ray WangCEO, Constellation Research
More than 52% of the Fortune 500 have been merged, acquired, gone bankrupt, or fallen off the list since 2000.  The pace of change and disruption has provided much concern but also created significant opportunities to revisit new business models and apply disruptive technologies to create new offerings. Digital  business disruption is no longer an option for executives—it’s a necessity.  Learn the key tenants of this digital shift and what it means for the finance and supply chain professional.
Level 3 Ballroom12:10 p.m.–12:50 p.m.

Latest Trends in HCM: Connecting the Dots

Gretchen AlarconGroup Vice President of Product Strategy, Oracle
Gretchen Alarcon, Group Vice President of Product Strategy at Oracle, looks at the HCM market and current trends in digital, social, and other aspects of your daily life, and explores what that means for HCM in the enterprise, today and in the future. Connect the dots from your day-to-day interactions with technology to what that can mean for your experiences within your business. Where is it going next? How will it all continue to change? How can you keep up? *Please note this session will be held in the State Room*
Level 2 State Room12:10 p.m.–12:50 p.m.

Lunch in Innovation Showcase for CX and Technology Leadership

12:10 p.m.–12:50 p.m.

Lunch in Innovation Showcase for Finance, Supply Chain and HR

1:00 p.m.–1:40 p.m.

Relentless Change is the New Norm

Holly RansomCEO, Emergent
Holly Ransom is the CEO of Emergent, a company specialising in disruptive strategy and building the capacity of leaders to execute change. Holly will explore the scale of change facing customer experience leaders as they chase escalating customer expectations for hyper-personalised and individualised experiences. Holly will take the audience on a journey to understand the disruptive forces, the impact of Millennials gone mainstream, and how to isolate and exploit the opportunities.
Level 3 Ballroom1:00 p.m.–1:40 p.m.

Why the World is Better Than You Think

Tané HunterCancer Researcher, Future Crunch
Angus HerveyPolitical Economist, Future Crunch
Incredible things are happening on our planet but we’re not hearing a lot about it. Join the team at Future Crunch for a mind-blowing journey through multiple scientific breakthroughs, disruptive technologies and social advancements that are ‘crunching’ together to create a better world. Learn how our cognitive biases distort our view of the world, making us feel unnecessarily pessimistic about the future. Gain key insights into new technologies like artificial intelligence, quantum computing, genetics and generative design that are creating a new narrative for mankind, and the science behind them. No hype, no buzzwords. Just world class research, gold-plated evidence, and passionate storytelling about the extraordinary changes taking place all around us.
Level 3 Ballroom1:50 p.m.–2:30 p.m.

Afternoon Tea and Innovation Showcase

2:30 p.m.–3:00 p.m.

How Modern Business Will Succeed: Think Like a Startup

Reggie BradfordSenior Vice President, Startup Ecosystem & Accelerator, Oracle
Monica WulffCo-Founder, Startup Muster
David WongCo-Founder, Aglo
The streets of technology are littered with once-successful organizations that didn’t see disruption coming. They didn’t recognize and embrace the megatrends that were changing our world. A lack of agility and entrepreneurial passion and culture will be the death of many companies. However, for those that embrace change and digital transformation, success and innovation lies ahead. Join three-time entrepreneur and Oracle SVP Reggie Bradford for a lively conversation on the next era of technology innovation; followed by an engaging chat with local companies on re-imaging enterprise innovation through true partnerships that foster co-development and co-innovation.
Level 3 Ballroom3:00 p.m.–3:40 p.m.

Afternoon Keynote: Waves of Change: Three Global Trends Disrupting your Existence

Anders Sörman-Nilsson, Futurist and Innovation Strategist, Thinque Inc.
Organisations and teams need to be equipped with strategic foresight for the future and having your finger on the pulse of the marketplace has never been more important. We are operating in a turbo-charged environment that waits for no one. Waves of Change is a fascinating ‘Did You Know?’ session that will expand your thinking and shake your people up from ignorance, complacency and apathy. Change is impacting your business today, tomorrow and will continue to do so in the foreseeable future.
Level 3 Ballroom3:50 p.m.–4:30 p.m.


4:30 p.m.–5:30 p.m.