risual NXT June Customer Event 2018-05-22T10:35:14+00:00

What to expect on the day

We told you that this is the biggest event risual have ever held to date, and we promise that you will leave the day with an abundance of knowledge and insights. So here are a few things we have planned for you to take part in on the day.

You will be invited to pick from a host of track sessions all ranging from tech to industry and to leadership – all very exciting topics, we know, so don’t worry – you can mix and match as you please. We will share more information regarding the track sessions in the near future, make sure to keep your eyes peeled.

We have some fantastic keynote speakers to kick the day off,  Chris Perkins [Senior Director of Public Sector at Microsoft] who will be keynoting the event along with a number of other exciting leaders, and lots more signing up soon to create a fully engaging lineup – I couldn’t think of anywhere better to be, could you?

Please feel free to send on the invite to your colleagues if you think they might be interested. The event is set to sell out and we have limited seats available, so register your interest today!


Chris Perkins
Senior Director, Public Sector, Microsoft UK at Microsoft

Chris leads the UK Public Sector team. Under his leadership, the team provides technical and industry-specific expertise and the delivery of high-quality solutions to the UK public sector. They are focused on forging deep connections and partnership with customers across government, health and education to manage their digital transformation.

Chris joined Microsoft in 2009, and has worked in a variety of roles – most recently leading the team that manages Microsoft’s relationships with small and medium-sized customers. Prior to Microsoft, Chris worked at IBM. Outside of work, Chris is a keen football fan and enjoys skiing with his family.

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Program Speakers

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Are you looking to transform your services? Become more digital? Or change the way your customers/citizens engage with you? Find out how technology can support this transition, allow you to monitor the success and truly transform your organisation.

Apprenticeships and Learning

Hear from our Director of Education how apprenticeships have made a direct impact at risual LTD, as well as how we rolled this programme across the rest of the UK to support organisations through their digital transformation journey.

Alun Rogers, Co-Founder and Director of risual will also be taking you through our Learning as a service offering, showing you how we teach and train end users to utilise and maximise office 365, and allow your technical members of the team to brush up on their product knowledge.

Bespoke business applications

With our in-house application development team risual have developed a number of solutions across numerous different industries. In this session we will be discussing our capabilities to develop bespoke applications as well as how solutions can align your business in the digital age.

Get first row seats to the latest Microsoft tech with these fantastic tech sessions, what new updates are on the roadmap and what we can expect to see coming in 2018 and beyond.

Tech Trends to watch in 2018-2020

In this session, Mark Wilson will run through seven trends that we’re seeing in the marketplace today and further out. In a highly visual session, he’ll examine what each of these means and how they might change the way we interact with technology and design our solutions over the next few years.

Modern Workplace

In this session, Mark Wilson and Ben Donaldson will examine some of the changes taking place in the way that we work, what that means for us as individuals and how technology can be used to support improved collaboration and teamwork in our increasingly mobile lives. Ben will give an overview of Microsoft Teams – helping to shine a light on where it fits into the Microsoft 365 portfolio, how it can be used today and when/why organisations would choose Teams over more established solutions such as Skype for Business.

Power BI Dashboard in 30 minutes

Jay Fitzhenry will be taking data lovers into a Power BI deep dive! Showing an in depth demo of Power BI, Jay will be taking you on a whistle stop tour around how to manage, export and display data and well as the best way to consume it! With  a Q&A session at the end you will have plenty of opportunity to ask questions and gain more insight

Now you’re in the cloud – what next?

Have you already moved the cloud? Migrated to office 365? Maybe you are now looking at ways to optimise and maximise? Consultant Abby Williams along with Head of Managed Services Amanda will be chatting you through your next steps. We will be covering how to save costs with Microsoft Azure as well as how to get your end users truly engaged with office 365 through learning.

Hear from the customers themselves! Let them take you on their digital transformation journeys, find out about the projects, the challenges as well as the benefits they are reaping from the results.

More coming soon!