13 Sep. - 18 Apr.

Accelerated by Cloud

Cloud learning webinar series

Tuesday, 08:15 a.m.  CEST
Event language: English

Cloud provides the chance to reimagine everything, no matter how bold and unique the goals for any company. Those who are not moving, risk falling behind.

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Harness the full power of Cloud

We launched our Accelerated by Cloud webinar series to put the spotlight on why Cloud is transforming the way we do business. Featuring subject-matter experts and real cases, we aim to show how Cloud empowers organisations to reimagine everything and avoid falling behind. 

Every second Tuesday of the month from 8.15 to 9.00 starting on 13 September, we will explore how Cloud accelerates businesses. Together with experts and supported by real cases, we will share insights and experiences to keep you informed about why Cloud is transforming the way we do business and how you can seize every opportunity.

Why attend?

Join us to:

  • Learn how to enjoy the speed of Cloud through 45-minute breakfast sessions around innovation, security, collaboration, and more.
  • Enhance your Cloud knowledge via impactful use cases and testimonials that address every challenge and opportunity from a multidimensional perspective.
  • Gain insights into how to reimagine your business from our Cloud leaders, multidisciplinary approaches, and external guests.
  • Ask any questions you may have on how Cloud can accelerate your company, to further empower your business.


Why CEOs must take the lead and prepare their organisation: Perspective and discussion with decision makers.

In this episode Patrick Callewaert, Deloitte North and South Europe Executive, addresses why Cloud should be on the CEO agenda and Didier Descombes, Deloitte France Partner and advisor to French President Emmanuel Macron, provides the Elysée’s perspective on Cloud. Thomas Kessler and Tom Van Boxstael, Deloitte Belgium Partners, share the key takeaways on the Cloud 3.0 journey.

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Key questions explored in this webinar:

Why should CIOs be in the driving seat of Cloud?

  • How has Cloud evolved to become more than tech?
  • What does it take to make the Cloud journey a success?

How is Cloud impacting European countries?

  • How do you tap into the immense potential of Cloud?
  • What is the implication for CSR?

What business dimensions are being accelerated by Cloud?

  • How is Cloud being optimised by organisations?

Data, AI/ML and Cloud: the magic formula to reimagine your insights, operations & business model.

Tom Van Boxstael, Deloitte Partner and Data & AI/ML Cloud Leader, discusses the magic formula to reimagine an organisation’s insights, operations, and business model in this episode. As he is joined by David Zenner, Elia Head of Customers, and Raphael Copis, Ageas Technology Development Group Director, the conversation turns to lessons learned and best practices. Geert Hallemeesch, Deloitte Partner and Leader of the Artificial Intelligence & Data business in Belgium, shares insights into the key enablers and what to watch out for to achieve success.

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Key questions explored in this webinar:

How can data insights drive business model innovation??

  • Why is a use case driven approach essential?
  • What is the added value of AI/ML?
  • Why must it be in the Cloud?

What are the practical implications?

  • What is the right strategy?
  • Where is the impact most prominent?
  • What works well and what does not?

What should an organization be aware of when embarking on the journey to become insight-driven?

Why Cloud increases Security in a more "responsible world".

This episode we are joined by Ellen Dankworth, Cyber Cloud Lead at Deloitte Germany, who specialises in advising customers on how to take an end-to-end approach to cloud security. Together with Andrea Radu, she discusses the challenges organisations face. Peter Versmissen, Deloitte partner, and Helen McLaughlin, Head of Security Enablement & Culture at Mambu, discuss the potential and benefits of cloud services in a business context. The conversation then shifts to sustainability with Reinout De Clercq, Partner, Climate and Sustainability, shedding light on ESG and the EU Green Deal, before Andy De Schrijver, Director, Cloud and Engineering, shares why IoT plays a key role in sustainability.

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Key questions explored in this webinar:

What are some of the critical challenges in cloud security?

  • What technical controls should be implemented?
  • How can compliance be achieved?
  • How can security become an enabler to the business?
  • What can we learn from Mambu, a German software company providing SaaS Cloud banking platform services?

How can the journey toward sustainability be accelerated with Cloud?

  • What impact do regulations have on data and technology?
  • What role do energy-intensive companies like Savola play? 
  • How important is it to leverage IoT and smart manufacturing?

Cloud allows businesses to develop new products at a higher pace and at a larger scale than before, and more and more companies are now offering their products now “as a service”. This goes hand in hand with tapping new market channels and hence new business models.

Kristof Boodts, Senior Director Deloitte Consulting, opens this episode by shedding light on new Cloud-enabled business models and the value drivers. Johan Vanlangendonck, Director of Strategic Planning & Corporate Development at Bridgestone Mobility Solutions, then shares insights into Bridgestone’s Cloud-enabled transformation and the benefits it brings, while Charlotte Degadt, Tax partner Deloitte, explores the tax perspective of XaaS (“Everything-as-a-Service”) transformation. The episode concludes with Marnix Loncke, R&D Project Manager for Software at Vandewiele, talking about the company’s Cloud platform and Matthias Vierstraete, Legal Director Deloitte, addressing the legal considerations of XaaS.

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Key questions explored in this webinar:

What are the new Cloud-enabled business models?

  • What are the value drivers?

What does the future of mobility hold for Bridgestone?

  • What have been the benefits and challenges of Cloud?
  • What are the tax considerations when entering a XaaS (“Everything-as-a-Service”) journey?

What opportunities did the TEXconnect platform bring Vandewiele?

  • What are the lessons learned?
  • What are the legal considerations when moving to XaaS?
  • What is the impact of the move on the contractual framework?

Cloud is an enabler to upscale talent in an exponentially faster environment. How can we make it work?

Deloitte’s Yves Van Durme, Global Organisational Transformation leader, introduces the three aspects identified to capture Cloud return on investment (ROI) from an agility and people perspective, before our three guests dive into each aspect. Nic Scoble-Williams, who leads Deloitte Future of Work globally, shares her insights into how Cloud is bringing new opportunities enabling people in the workplace. Steven Scheers discusses the impact of leadership and culture on Cloud, based on his experience in leading HR functions across industries, countries and in scale-ups where Cloud was part of the core business. Tom Alstein, who leads Deloitte’s Organisational Design practice globally, wraps up the webinar by looking at the other organisational elements that come into play to derive full ROI of Cloud investments.

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Key questions explored in this webinar:

  • How can enterprises realise the potential of Cloud?
  • How is Cloud changing the role of the people function?
  • What new opportunities does Cloud bring to enable people?
  • What do leaders have to adapt/learn to tackle Cloud-related challenges?
  • Are Belgian organisations better or less equipped to maximise the ROI of Cloud?
  • What is different in an organisations that capture more Cloud ROI?
  • How is low- or no-code an opportunity for people in organisations?

Innovation delivered by the Cloud to inspire your organisation and ecosystem.

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Live wrap up event in Brussels to imagine the next future and to connect. 

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Accelerated by Cloud

We launched our Accelerated by Cloud webinar series to put the spotlight on why Cloud is transforming the way we do business. Featuring subject-matter experts and real cases, we aim to show how Cloud empowers organisations to reimagine everything and avoid falling behind.

13 Sep. 2022 - 18 Apr. 2023 08:15 a.m. CEST
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