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Coffee Break 1: Market trends in automation: A guide for IT leaders and business executives

There is a gap between what IT leaders and business executives expect from IT automation. That gap can be impacting the growth potential of some organizations.

Join IDG and Red Hat for this coffee break to learn how IT automation in financial services is improving customer experiences.

In this coffee break, we will cover:

  • IT automation trends from both sides (business and technology) highlighted in a new MarketPulse.
  • Where executives and IT leaders have a gap. 
  • Ideas to bring teams together and move firms forward.


Live-event date: Wednesday, July 14, 2021 | 11 a.m. ET

Speakers: Lee Rich, Jen Garofalo, & Frank Wu

Coffee Break 2: Open innovation in financial services: How co-creating open source software benefits your business

Open source has accelerated innovation for more than 15 years. The revolutionary shifts in how goods and services are brought to market would have been impossible to create and scale without the collaboration and co-creation in open source software communities worldwide. 

During this coffee break, Leslie Hawthorn and Joe Giordano will explore the benefits of open innovation for the Financial Service Industry (FSI) and financial technology firms.

In this coffee break, we will cover:

  • Steps that FSI firms can take to foster an open innovation culture.
  • The benefits of co-creating open source software over a usage-based model. 
  • Delivering business value at high velocity while simultaneously reducing risk and cost.


Live-event date: Wednesday, August 4, 2021 | 11 a.m. ET

Speakers: Leslie Hawthorn & Joe Giordano

Coffee Break 3: Using IT automation to manage events

Banks are challenged with repetitive manual processes. But what if you can use automation to manage events without human interaction quickly? 

Join this coffee break to discover the benefits Red Hat® Ansible® Automation Platform provides.

In this coffee break, we will cover:

  • How managing events can impact your bank.
  • Ways to use automation to replace manual processes.
  • Experiences from the field in implementing automation to manage events.


Live-event date: Wednesday, September 1, 2021 | 11 a.m. ET

Speakers: Joseph Pisciotta & Jamil Mina