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CTO Meeting

  • Tuesday17Nov 2015

    ** This is a past event **

    Scanning for new and disruptive technologies in the ICT sector

techUK's CTO Council is set up to concentrate on horizon scanning for new and disruptive technologies in the ICT sector and how these might affect members' businesses.

In support of this initiative the Council meets on a quarterly basis and is speaker led with contributions from leaders in the technology field who will showcase new technology and show how it might be adapted and used in different markets.


13:00 - Registration, networking & buffet lunch

14:00 – 14:15
Introduction, agenda, project updates, actions from previous meetings, techUK

14:15 – 14:45
People are the weak link in data security, what technology can do to help mitigate?
Kelly McCann, Egress Software Technologies Ltd

If people represent the weak link in data security, then we need to make better use of technology to understand user behaviour to mitigate this risk. By discerning the flow of information into and out of an organisation, as well as the type of data and its sensitivity, steps can be taken to identify the parts of a business most vulnerable to a breach. Moreover, once these data flow trends have been identified, technology can be used to create real-time 'memory' within exchange environments in order to retain and recall previous information sharing patterns and end-user relationships. Using technology to analyse these patterns, greater information security and assurance can be applied to any exchange of data, reducing the likelihood of human error resulting in a data breach.

14:45 – 15:15
Seamless communication channels - convergence technologies, managing critical information flows.
Peter Tanner, CEO, Boomerang i-Comms
Abstract to follow

15:15 – 15:30 Break

15:30 – 15:50 Skills Project presentation and CTO Council Survey Results from Ad-Hoc Skills Team
techUK, Plextek, SoftwareAG, 51Degrees & Sony

15:50 – 16:05 Open Source Software SIG proposal
Source Code Control Limited, Martin Callinan and Zahid Ghadialy, techUK

16:05 – 16:20 Patent Heat Mapping 1st September presentation feedback and next steps
Josue Ortiz & Barry Welch, ClearViewIP Ltd

16:20 – 17:00 2016 priorities and work plan

Event Details:

Date: Tuesday 17 November 2015
Time: 13:00-17:00
Venue: Orchard & Northgate Rooms, techUK, 10 St. Bride Street, London EC4A 4AD


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