Digital Hubs: UC’s Portal to the Enterprise?


Robin Gareiss (President, Nemertes Research)


Dawn Herndon (Director, Global Sales, IBM Watson Work & Collaboration, IBM)

Martyn Perks (Head of Customer Insight, Unily / Brightstarr)

Location: Sun D

Date: Tuesday, March 13

Time: 1:45pm - 2:45pm

Pass type: Entire Event, Tue-Thu Conference - Get your pass now!

Track: Unified Communications & Collaboration

Hot Topic: Digital Transformation

Vault Recording: TBD

These new products aim to integrate, customize, and leverage technology—including communications and collaboration--to make people more productive. How essential are they to your future environment?

Digital workplace platforms or digital hubs are a new class of platform that consolidates numerous enterprise apps, collaboration apps, electronic forms, and functions into a single dashboard, personalized for each user and accessible from any device anywhere. These new products aim to integrate, customize, and leverage technology to make people more productive. So how might they fit into your enterprise’s communications/collaboration environment, and into your broader plans for digital transformation? In this session, you’ll get a detailed look at what these digital workplace platforms do and how they do it; what their impact on your organization might be; and how to know whether they’re right for your enterprise. You’ll get specific information that will help you understand the potential costs and benefits of implementing these products.


* What are digital hubs/platforms, and where within the network are they implemented?

* What are the key technology underpinnings of these products?

* Who are the leading players in this space, and what differentiates their offerings?

* Why would you consider implementing digital hubs/platforms? Are they necessary to a successful digital transformation initiative?

* What groups within your technical organizations own the digital hub, and take responsibility for maintaining it?