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OUR STRATEGIC PARTNERS

DIAMOND PARTNER

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At IBM, we collaborate with our clients, bringing together business insight, advanced research and technology to provide a distinct advantage in today’s rapidly changing environment. Through our integrated business, IT design and execution approach, we help turn strategies into actions. With expertise in 17 industries and global capabilities that span 170 countries, we partner with clients to transform, solve complex business challenges, anticipate change and profit from new opportunities.

PLATINUM PARTNERS

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Welcome to a better connected Australia

Huawei Technologies is a leading information and communications technology (ICT) solutions provider serving 45 of the world’s top 50 telecom operators. In Australia, Huawei creates around 800 jobs and works with all major Australian operators. We provide enterprise ICT solutions and mobile devices across the globe and half of the Australian population already use some sort of Huawei product for their telecommunications needs. Huawei’s products and solutions have been deployed in over 170 countries and support the communications needs of one third of the world’s population.

Follow us on Twitter @HuaweiOZ or visit us on YouTube at www.YouTube.com/HuaweiOZ

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Sprinklr is the most complete integrated social media management platform for the enterprise

Sprinklr is the most complete social media management software in the world, helps the world’s largest brands Reach, Engage, and Listen to customers across marketing, advertising, care, sales, research and commerce on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, and 21 other social channels globally – all on one integrated platform.

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Domo helps employees—from the CEO to the front line worker—optimize business performance by connecting them to the data and people they need to improve business results. With Domo, customers can access relevant insights, collaborate with colleagues, and make faster, better-informed decisions across the organization. Domo’s customers include 20% of the Fortune 50, as well as a host of fast-growth companies in every vertical. Learn more at Domo.com

 GOLD PARTNER

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The Creative Future Company

At FutureBrand, we make brand experiences for a more connected future. We seamlessly combine expertise in brand strategy, identity, digital, retail, environmental, product and service design to define and connect every aspect of a brand experience. We can start with a single touch point, or address holistic journeys for organisational and consumer brands, with a focus on delivering measurable business growth. Our work is hypothesis-driven, evidence-based and powered by rapid prototyping to help clients test, improve and deliver change to stay ahead of the market. Specifically, our capabilities are Connected Experiences, Strategy Services (Brand & Digital), Design & Creative Services, Research, Analytics & Insight, Product Service & Design, Brand Management & Governance.

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Making your working life simpler, more pleasant and more productive

Slack is a workstream collaboration platform that brings together people, communication, intelligent bots and an instantly searchable archive. It integrates with hundreds of popular services such as OneDrive, Salesforce, Trello, Google Docs, JIRA, MailChimp, Stripe, Zendesk, and others to consolidate and make sense of the ever-growing flows of data that confront modern teams. Based in San Francisco, with offices in Dublin, London, Melbourne, New York and Vancouver, Slack has raised $540 million from some of the world’s best recognized investors including Accel, Andreessen Horowitz, DST, Google Ventures, Horizons Ventures, Index, IVP, KPCB, Social Capital, Spark, and Thrive.

PREMIUM SILVER PARTNERS

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Want to Drive Growth from Digital Transformation? Focus on Innovation to Serve Your Customers

Many CDOs, CIOs and other leaders are driving digital change by devising new strategies, investing in new technology, and hiring new people with new skills. Yet in this transition, many organisations risk getting lost in the weeds and losing sight of the one thing that determines whether all this work pays off: the customer. Meet with us and hear our take on how C-level execs can advance their digital transformation leadership beyond paying lip service to new strategies, investing in new technologies, and re-aligning people and processes. There’s a bigger idea here: grab onto the opportunity to innovate for the customer to drive business growth. Acquia is the leading provider of cloud-based, digital experience management solutions. Forward-thinking organizations rely on Acquia to transform the way they can engage with customers — in a personal and contextual way, across every device and channel. Acquia provides the agility organizations need to embrace new digital business models and speed innovation and time to market. With Acquia, thousands of customers globally including the BBC, Nasdaq, Stanford University, and the Australian Government are delivering digital experiences with transformational business impact.

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Verizon Enterprise Solutions delivers the connected world – simply, securely and reliably.

Verizon is a global telecommunications company with $US126B in revenue, employing 180,000 people across 160 countries. Like you, we operate a complex business and we share many of the same complex challenges. We manage a distributed workforce, a large real estate and retail footprint, an expansive fleet of vehicles and a complicated supply chain. This mix of businesses allows us to better understand the challenges our customers face because we face them too. We drive innovation through capital investments and new product development, most recently software defined netwoorking and managed security where we have been recognised as a gobal leader by external research firms. We co-invent with technology partners and customers to create solutions that are easy to build, quick to deploy and simple to manage.

Verizon provides managed network, SDN/NFV, security and IoTT services to custonres operating in both major metropolitan centres, and some of the world’s most geographically remote sites. Many of the world’s largest organisations, including 99% of the Fortune 1000 and thousands of government agencies, rely on Verizon’s services and network technologies to transform their business.

Verizon has a large and growing footprint in Australia and New Zealand as customers come to understand the depth of the portfolio and Verizon’s capability as a serious alternative to traditional players.

SILVER PARTNERS

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Award-winning, multi-channel CRM that humanises connections between brands and customers.

Appboy empowers mobile marketers to build better relationships with their customers through their mobile and web channels. We built the world’s best lifecycle engagement platform so marketers can connect human-to-human, at scale, with their customers, driving deeper engagement and ROI.

Backed by Citi Ventures and Battery Ventures, the centres of our platform is the holistic user profile that offers a single view of the customer. Our robust audience segmentation and advanced multi-channel messaging allow brands to use the data from those user profiles to create and automate highly personalised marketing campaigns, and build meaningful dialogues with their audiences across devices and channels at scale.

Thousands of global marketers use Appboy to power over 3 billion user profiles worldwide. We help brands like Dominos, Microsoft, P&G, ABC News, iHeartRadio, Western Union, Soundcloud and Urban Outfitters to better engage, retain, and monetise their customers.
Personalised customer messaging channels include: email, mobile push, web push, in-app messaging / interstitials, Facebook Messenger, WhatsApp, SMS and Newsfeed.

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Rapidly establish your Advanced Analytics capability in the Cloud

BizData is the premier Microsoft Data Analytics agency in Australia. BizData has recently developed a turnkey Chat Bot framework leveraging Natural Language Understanding and Artificial Intelligence technologies to allow customers to streamline customer service and internal support functions. Partnering with customers to build a strong data analytics competency, BizData continues to demonstrate excellence in innovation and implementation of customer solutions based on Microsoft technology. With a breadth of skills covering BI and AI, BizData has the largest number of full time staff in Australia specialising in: Power BI Analytics Platform System (APS)/ Azure SQL DW Machine Learning Cortana Artificial Intelligence and Big Data Solutions HPC and Big Compute Solutions BizData was founded in 2005, has been recognised through a number of industry certifications and awards nationally and internationally including: Microsoft World Partner of the Year for Business Intelligence 4th fastest growing company position in CRN Fast 50 Ranked in the Deloitte Technology Fast 50 Ranked in the Australian Financial Review Top 50 Most Innovative Companies Multiple Microsoft Australia Partner of the Year awards Gold Competencies in Data Platform, Data Analytics, Cloud Platform and Intelligent Systems.

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Mobilise your payments, globalise your business with Braintree. 

A catalyst for the next generation of commerce, Braintree’s global platform powers payments for thousands of online and mobile commerce innovators including Airbnb, Uber Github and Lyft. Merchants in more than 47 countries across North America, Europe, Asia and Australia can accept payments in more than 130 currencies and reach more than 184 million PayPal users. Braintree’s v.zero SDK powers PayPal, including One Touch, single-click purchasing, credit cards and debit cards, across any device.

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Helping distributed and mobile enterprises digitally extend, augment or complement their existing network infrastructure with Cloud-Based Fixed & Mobile WAN Solutions

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The digital product studio that creates apps and experiences people love

We’re a technology studio specialising in building apps and digital products that delight, fascinate and touch millions of people. With offices in NYC and Brisbane, we’ve had the pleasure of working with amazing people including Bose, MTV, Gatorade, Spotify, Sony and Twitter. Those we work with achieve phenomenal results, enjoy long-term success and often collaborate with us again and again. We are an end-to-end product development studio, with the full gamut of skills required to create, build and launch mobile and web apps.Our skills include:  Design Services – Concept and Wireframes – UX and Visual Design Development Services – Fully native iOS and Android development – Web development – Full-stack technical guidance – Quality Assurance and Testing Additional Services – Our commitment to clients extends beyond design and development. We come onboard to ensure your success. – Project Management with a focus on, on-budget and on time delivery. – Ongoing maintenance and support to ensure the continued success of your product. Everything we build is thoughtful, balanced, smart and aligned with your strategic vision to target audiences that matter to you. We collaborate well with others and offer full transparency in order to achieve your desired outcomes quickly.

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Digital business transformation services

Jade Software is a longstanding innovation partner who delivers digital business transformation services across the globe. Digital business today combines new ways of using and analysing data, new ways of working with your customers, and new ways of working in a constantly-changing environment.Our teams bring user-centred design, deep technical and data expertise, and agile development practises to accelerate your digital transformation. Everything we create leaves our partners better-placed to face the future, and confident to keep bringing new ideas to life. Our recent work includes launching TAL’s patent-pending insurance policy builder platform www.tal.coverbuilder.com.au (rebadged for Qantas), launching New Zealand’s first geo-fencing mobile occupational health and safety platform for Onside, and providing a single view of customers and advisers for netwealth, a $10b investment business. We create industry-leading digital customer experiences that combine technologies such as Dynamics365, chatbots, machine learning with software design and development and a relentless focus on business outcomes throughout the delivery process.

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Grow sales by accepting WeChat, Alipay and other Chinese payments and reduce costs with optimised traditional ecommerce and recurring payments processing

Novatti Group Limited (ASX:NOV) is a public listed company specialising in innovative payment solutions. Through its subsidiary China Payments, Novatti provides a full range of payment services including card and bank processing along with enabling Australian companies to access Chinese consumers using Chinese payment methods such as Wechat, Alipay, Baidu and multiple banks.  This allows Australian shops and ecommerce companies to sell to Chinese consumers and grow their businesses. Novatti provides digital wallet solutions and enabling platforms for rapid deployment of innovative mobile payment and m-commerce solutions. Novatti’s solutions drive business models for many financial services players in digital currencies, remittances and mobile payments. Novatti’s financial transactions subsidiaries Flexepin, MoniSend Africa, Flexewallet and TransferBridge provide a range of innovative financial transactions services in Australia and globally. Flexewallet holds an Australian Financial Services license for non-cash payment services such as digital wallets.

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Accelerate your integration. Accelerate your business.

SnapLogic is the global leader in self-service integration. The company’s Enterprise Integration Cloud makes it fast and easy to connect applications, data and things. Hundreds of customers across the Global 2000 – including Adobe, AstraZeneca, Box, Capital One, GameStop, Verizon and Wendy’s – rely on SnapLogic to automate business processes, accelerate analytics and drive digital transformation. SnapLogic was founded by data industry veteran Gaurav Dhillon and is backed by blue-chip investors including Andreessen Horowitz, Capital One, Ignition Partners, Microsoft, Triangle Peak Partners and Vitruvian Partners.

Learn more at www.snaplogic.com

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Deploy On Premises or Cloud

TIBCO’s core mission is to take businesses to their digital destinations by connecting them to everything and augmenting their intelligence with data. These capabilities give businesses an unprecedented understanding of their immediate context—and the ability to seize even the shortest-lived opportunities. The TIBCO platform, a set of technologies and services based on nearly 20 years’ of innovation, serves the needs of all parts of an organization—from technical to business teams—because digital transformation is an organizational-wide initiative.
Interconnect Everything In today’s digital age, systems, people, and devices have the ability to exchange information. The TIBCO platform provides the required capabilities to tie these components together: integration and messaging that connect enterprise to partner systems and build services supplying visibility or action; business process management involving people across an ecosystem; and API management to make data accessible from any system, mobile phone, browser, or device.
 Augment Intelligence With physical and digital interactions so closely intertwined, businesses have access to an unprecedented amount of data. But few employees actually have access to this information, preventing it from being used for planning and decisions. The TIBCO platform provides individuals with information most relevant to their roles, decisions, and actions: intuitive data visualizations and predictive analytics for instant and sharable answers sparking insight and action; reporting and dashboards that developers can embed within key applications for immediate access to analytics; and streaming analytics, combining real-time connectivity with analytical insights for identifying opportunities and acting in the moment.

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MEDIA PARTNERS

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