Tuesday, 12th of March 2019

Location: Hotel Primus, Sydney

Timing: 09:00 am to 6:00 pm

Join us for our second Blue Prism Pulse in Sydney to engage with your peers, hear from other customers and share best practices and tactical insight for taking your Digital Workforce to the next level.

Bigger and better than last year, we will be offering a full day of content. A morning of presentations will be followed by an afternoon of roundtables, with sessions catering to the whole RPA team: from Digital Transformation Leaders to RPA developers.

The event will include:

  • Case studies and stories from local Blue Prism Customers
  • Insight on the future and roadmap of the Blue Prism product
  • Themed roundtables for Blue Prism practitioners
  • An evening of networking drinks on the rooftops of Sydney

Featured Content

Hear success stories from some of Australia's leading RPA practitioners & get hands-on insight as to get the best out of Blue Prism

Steward Munro, Assistant Secretary, Department of Finance

Stephen Blunt, General Manager of Innovation and Automation, University of Sydney

For a live demo and "how-to" integrate ABBYY's OCR platform with Blue Prism


Morning Agenda

09:00 - 10:00 : Registration and Breakfast

10:00 - 10:15: Introduction and welcome by Rob Mills, VP of ANZ, Blue Prism

10:15 - 10:45: Customer Story: Department of Finance

Stewart Munro, Assistant Secretary

Stewart is a Senior Executive in the Federal Public Service at the Department of Finance. He draws on his experience from roles in the senior executive level in the Australian Government and tier 1 management consulting engagements in professional services. This experience combined with technical qualifications in charted accountancy equips him to effectively engage with and lead transformational change.

10:45 - 11:15:  Insight on the Future and Roadmap of the Blue Prism Product

Dan Ternes, CIO APJ, Blue Prism

Forward-thinking organisations are beginning to expand their use of Blue Prism in order to accelerate Digital Transformation initiatives. This expansion of the traditional role of RPA lies at the heart of Blue Prism’s vision for the industry and is the primary motivation for our Connected-RPA vision. This presentation will discuss the central tenets of connected-RPA, the additional capabilities required by organisations hoping to leverage it, and Blue Prism’s short-, medium- and long-term roadmap to deliver those capabilities.

11:15 - 11:30: Break

11:30 - 12:00: Customer Success & Professional Services

12:00 - 12:30: Customer Story: University of Sydney

Stephen Blunt, General Manager of Innovation and Automation

Stephen is an experienced Finance Executive leading a brand new, company-wide robotics program within the higher education industry. His expertise lies in implementing new technology solutions to solve key business problems with proven track record of success as well as creating New Shared Services, Program Delivery, Business Planning, Analytical Skills, Management, Leadership, and Business Relationship Management. 

12:30 - 14:00: Networking Lunch

Please note that the timings and the subjects of this agenda are subject to change


Afternoon Breakouts

These sessions are built to be roundtables around specific themes and targeted at various roles within an RPA Centre of Excellence. These roundtables will be led by Subject Matter Experts, but are aimed at being an interactive session between attendees.

Session 1: 2:00pm to 3:00pm

Process Discovery: How to optimise your process pipeline and assessment
  • What: Best practices in identifying, prioritizing and managing your automation process pipeline 
  • For whom: RPA Leaders, Program Managers, Business Analysts
  • Session host: Neil McEwan, Process Discovery Architect, Blue Prism

Technology Foundations of the ROM:
  • What: How to lay down the right foundation of the infrastructure and enterprise architecture to support the future RPA scaling objectives safely and securely within the enterprise.
  • For whom: technical audience such as Infrastructure Consultants, Enterprise Architects, Network Architects, Security/Cloud/Storage/Virtualization Engineers/Consultants/Architects, Database Admins etc.
  • Session host: Robin Toll, Senior Technical Consultant, Blue Prism

Accelerating delivery using Development Best Practices, with Computershare:
  • What: When it comes to best practices in building out processes in Blue Prism, hear from the team at Computershare on how their team of Modellers have been accelerating their delivery capacity as their share their tips and tricks with you.
  • For whom: RPA Developers, RPA Modellers, RPA Designers
  • Session hosts: Patrick Ottery, Australian Delivery Lead and James Goodman, Modeller, Computershare

Session 2: 3:30m to 4:30pm

Process Discovery: How to optimise your process pipeline and assessment
  • What: Best practices in identifying, prioritizing and managing your automation process pipeline 
  • For whom: RPA Leaders, Program Managers, Business Analysts
  • Session host: Neil McEwan, Process Discovery Architect, Blue Prism

How to build a Centres of Excellence ready to Scale, with Telstra:
  • What: Hear from Telstra as they share their learning on building and scaling their Centre of Excellence: from the people behind the Digital Workers, to the governance necessary to make the organisation future proof. Their presentation will be followed by a roundtable conversation with all participants of the session.
  • For whom: RPA Leaders, Program Managers, RPA Managers
  • Session host: Tim Barnes, Head of RPA, Telstra

Using Cognitive Skills to expand your RPA platform capability, with ABBYY:
  • What: With the growth of Intelligent and Cognitive Automation, discover how you can leverage the power of OCR with your Blue Prism RPA platform. This hands-on session will show you how to add eyes to your Digital Workforce with no coding skills required.
  • For whom: RPA developers, RPA Project & Program Managers
  • Session leader: Mehwish Abbasi, Senior Solutions Engineer and Rodney Slingsby, Customer Success Manager, ABBYY

These roundtables will run on a first come first serve basis, no pre-registration is necessary.

Watch highlights from Pulse Sydney in 2018