Digital Citizens bringing benefits to manufacturers and distributors
Address modern work force needs by freeing up resources within business to spend their time performing more valuable tasks, and improving customer & supplier experience with an always-on self-service Bot. These are just some of the reasons businesses have employed technologies like artificial intelligence, machine learning and digital citizens into the organisation.
Join us as we explore the world of digital citizens and digital tools and how to embrace them for best value.
Head of Solutions Engineering | SYSPRO Africa
Deirdré Fryer is the Head of Solutions Engineering for SYSPRO Africa. Her specialization lies in understanding customer requirements and driving product improvement within the African continent.
Throughout her career she has worked in software licensing, support, ERP projects as well as managing the SYSPRO Academy.
With a passion for solving challenges, she is always looking for the opportunity to bring technology, people and business together with the aim of creating value and smiles, lots and lots of smiles.
Chief Audit Executive of the Bidvest Group
Lauren Berrington is a founding member of and heads up the ALICE team. ALICE is an audit robot and provides audit-as-a-service in the IT space using cognitive automation, including machine learning, robotics process automation and artificial intelligence. She automates audit workforces. Lauren also serves as the Chief Audit Executive of the Bidvest Group Ltd and has been responsible for the integrated and digital assurance strategies implemented across the Group.
She is pioneering the futuristic landscape of IT-related audit services both inside of the Bidvest Group Ltd and beyond. During her 16-year tenure in the audit industry, Lauren worked for the South African, Boston and London offices of PwC before joining the Bidvest Group Ltd in 2012. Lauren holds a B(Com)(Hons) degree in Accounting from the University of Pretoria. She is a qualified CA (SA) and CISA. Lauren received the PwC Experience Award in 2011 and was a Top-10 Finalist in the SAICA Top 35 Under 35 Competition in 2014. She finds reward in equipping her team with the opportunities and skills to be relevant and successful in a disrupted future.
BlueSky Digital Transformation
Your Starting Point to Business Digitization
The demonstrable benefits of new technologies will lead to their wider adoption,
and failure to invest in them will be fatal for many firms long term prospects.