RPI held an exciting event in October in our London Office in the City. We invited selected industry leaders who wanted the opportunity to discuss the success of their Big Data implementations. It was a panel discussion on the title Big Data: Are you Surviving or Thriving?

CDOs, CIOs, Heads of Data and Strategic Data Thinkers attended.


  • Allison Nau, Manheim (Cox Automotive)
  • Adam Wright, JustEat
  • Barry Panayi, Amlin


  • Two years on, has big data lived up to the hype?
  • Have businesses seen an ROI on their big data strategy?
  • What success have data strategies had on the business?
  • What has caused a data strategy to succeed/fail?

Questions for discussion:

  • Do you have a defined set of objectives for data and analytics?
  • What industry is leading in this market at the moment?
  • What benefits have you seen as a result of your data strategy?
  • Does there need to be someone at board level driving that strategy?
  • What other industries/companies would you like to see present at our debate?

Panel from our Previous event:

  • Alan Grogan, Associate Partner at Atos
  • Richard Haseldine, Head of Insight at Aimia
  • Phillip Radley, Chief Data Architect at BT
  • Eric Bourland, Vodafone and Teradata

For more information on the event please email Jenny Burton.  

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Next Generation Enterprise Architecture: How are you embracing disruptive technologies?

In the latest in our series of ‘Leadership in Architecture’ events, we invited you to join us at The Hilton Manchester along with our expert panellists in an evening of lively discussion.

We brought together thought leaders in IT Architecture from a range of companies in the North West, ranging from SMEs to MNCs so there were a range of broad knowledge and ideas shared.

Over the evening, the discussion looked at challenges facing individuals and teams within Enterprise Architecture in the next 5 years. Everyone was given the opportunity to contribute and to network.

Who attended? CIOs, CTOs, Heads of Architecture, Heads of Enterprise Architecture


  • Mark Brogdan, Global Enterprise Architecture Director
  • Waheed Malik, Global Chief Architect


  • What shifts have we experienced, as EA Practitioners, in leading business change?
  • What examples can you share on disruptive business models?
  • How have you created business advantage by undergoing digital transformation, connecting with consumers and staff at every juncture?
  • How can you manage and alleviate risk whilst dealing with disruption in a large-scale transformation?

Panel from our previous event:

  • Gordon Mcmullan, CTO Nuffield Health
  • Alex Hum, Global Director, Head of Digital Nokia

For more information on the event please email Mike Wood

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