1 - 2 March 2018 | Novotel Sydney Central

Ryan Davis

Senior Vice President, Sourcing Management (Procurement)
Bank of America

10:30 AM Leveraging Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning to Generate a Competitive Advantage

70% of executives are making significant investments in artificial intelligence technologies, to the tune of US $40 billion in the industry. The global chatbot market is expected to reach $1.25bn by 2025, growing at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 24.3 per cent. Companies that can lead, strategise and operate Intelligent Automation to its competitive advantage with agility will stay ahead of the pack. This workshop will cover business successes using Automation and distil the key learnings to help build competitive an advantage within their organisations, through Intelligent Automation initiatives that are customer-centric and commercially-driven.

Learning Outcomes:

  • Understand latest insight on world-class leadership, strategy and operation for Intelligent Automation, and their application to building success within your own business
  • Identify major barriers to overcome in culture, risk, governance, systems, processes, organisational architecture, capabilities, and technology
  • Learn how successful organisations and its people changed to make Intelligent Automation happen, and benchmark that ‘commerciality & urgency for innovation’, agility and resilience against those of your own organisation


  • Learn to road map success for your organisation across the entire value chain
  • Understand the major barriers for your business for building success with Intelligent Automation and develop strategies to overcome
  • Know where your organisation is at in terms of the key success factors for making Intelligent Automation great for your business


9:10 AM CASE STUDY: An Integrated Artificial Intelligence Success Story: Best Practice and Future Focus

Artificial intelligence has got Australian business leaders stumped- what is true artificial intelligence and how do we achieve it? In this session Ryan Davis from Bank of America discusses what the benefits of artificial intelligence are and how to create and achieve a successful artificial intelligence strategy.

  • Learn what to do with artificial intelligence- what is it actually capable of and how its going to help you
  • Recognise how artificial intelligence and RPA differ
  • Realise where artificial intelligence is at now and where it could go in the future
  • Analyse what data has to go into artificial intelligence and how to gather it
  • Understand the benefit and most importantly how to control your artificial intelligence

Check out the incredible speaker line-up to see who will be joining Ryan.

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