General meeting

Speaker/ Facilitator: Andrew Brown

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Andrew Brown will act as Chairman for this meeting

09:45 Speaker/ Facilitator: Mr Graham Kennedy

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New Opportunities for Small Consulting Businesses?

A forecast compound annual growth rate of 2% between now and 2020, the rapid advance of digital technologies and technology companies’ typical growth targets of 5% to 10% per year are creating significant pressures in the software and IT services sector.   These pressures are creating opportunities for small consulting businesses, but careful targeting, qualification and innovation of business models is needed for consultants to be successful.

 

In this talk Graham will:

- outline the opportunities these pressures are creating

- based on visibility of similar phenomena in other sectors, question whether there are similar opportunities for small consulting businesses in these sectors

- stimulate debate amongst Richmond Group members about ways to collaborate to capitalise on these opportunities.

Many will know that Graham specialises in helping software and technology businesses to grow more quickly.  He developed his expertise working for Accenture and A.T. Kearney before setting up his own consulting business.  His clients include Accenture, Hewlett Packard Enterprise and Civica, together with smaller software and technology businesses with significant growth aspirations.

 

11:00 Speaker/ Facilitator: Mr Graham Followell

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Back by popular demand our main guest presentation is again by Graham Followell and Lawrence Archard:

The Internet of Things and Security

Graham: has worked for BT Global Services, Vodafone, Ingram Micro, Allied Healthcare, and is one of the Leads on Smart Meter Rollouts.

Lawrence: helps you make electronic products (usually very many of them) that do more, cost less and get there first, often angel/VC funded start-ups and spin-outs to turn ideas into something that can be manufactured in thousands or millions.

Speaker: Andrew Brown
18 November 2017,
from 09:00 to 14:00
The Telegraph Telegraph Road, Putney Heath, London SW15 3TU
Before the Coffee Break

Presentation by Graham Kennedy - New Opportunities for Small Consulting Businesses?

Speaker: Mr Graham Kennedy

Internet of Things and security

Speaker: Mr Graham Followell

Agenda here (as PDF download)

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