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Realize 2020

Virtual Event – Netherlands & Belgium
Tuesday 17 November

Agenda 17 November

Micro Focus Realize 2020 on Tuesday 17 November is a virtual event, held in a special digital venue. The agenda is split in a plenary session followed by four Digital Transformation streams. On 17 November you can choose to follow one of the four streams and watch the other three later that week.

Note that all sessions will be in Dutch unless indicated otherwise. If you are interested in the content of a session in English, please let us know and we will find a way.

Plenary Sessions

09:15 – 10:30

Plenary session in live talkshow setting

The Race to Digital Transformation

Realize 2020 will start with a live session in a talkshow setting, in which our Director Channel for Northern Europe Remco van Dijk will interview Stef van Rookhuijzen, Managing Director Micro Focus Netherlands and various guests on their views and experiences with Digital Transformation. Also Raffi Margaliot, Senior Vice President and General Manager at Micro Focus will be one of the speakers, followed by a client case presentation. This plenary session will end with short introductions to the four digital transformation streams.

Raffi Margaliot: Strategies to Crush Complexity in Software Delivery

Speaker: Raffi Margaliot – Senior Vice President and General Manager

Interview: Leon Fakkel, SAP

Interviewee: Leon Fakkel – Sales Director Platform & Technologies at SAP

Four Digital transformation Streams

10:30 – 12:00


Accelerate secure innovation delivery

DevSecOps stream for developers, testing professionals, security specialists, quality managers, change managers, IT architects.
This stream will be entirely English-spoken. 

Welcome – Introduction

Your session host: Mark Grotenhuis – Client Director Netherlands at Micro Focus

How to ensure software quality while transforming to a DevOps way of working

A practical approach for implementation and enablement within teams
Client case: a global FMCG company

Creating a single view on DevSecOps and quality

How to reconnect security practices and quality aspects within the DevOps ecosystem
Speaker: Arno van der Velde – Senior Solutions Consultant at Micro Focus

A secure DevOps pipeline

Shifting left: dynamic application security testing
Speaker: Frans van Buul – Practice Lead Application Security at Micro Focus

Quality for DevOps teams

Dennis Geurts, CX&D Lead Software Architect at Sogeti
Mark van der Walle, Software Architect at Sogeti

10:30 – 12:00


The impact of continuous change on IT experience

Hybrid IT stream for IT managers, service desk managers, IT support managers, change managers

Welcome – Introduction

Your session host: Derk Looij – Account Executive at Micro Focus

Using the customer journey as a steppingstone for digital transformation

Speaker: Rutger Slob – Experience Design Lead, Expleo Management Consulting

Add value to your digital transformation with a smart IT factory

How to build a roadmap for developing value streams
Speaker: Etienne Terpstra Hollander – Global Chief Architect Hybrid IT Solutions at Micro Focus

Lean automation for smarter service management

Meet all your service desk and ITSM needs with service management automation
Speaker: Joel Eijssen –  Senior Solutions Consultant at Micro Focus

Welcome to One Automation

Speaker: Sandeep Navghane – Expleo Management Consulting

10:30 – 12:00


IT challenges in an always connected world

Connectivity stream for functional testers, security testers, risk managers, administrators; anyone involved in making services available for a variety of devices and environments

Welcome – Introduction

Speaker: Arthur Kemme – Account Executive at Micro Focus

Improve mobile user experience as a decentralized team

How to build a lab of mobile devices and emulators and enable your team to reserve and control remotely.
Speaker: Arno van der Velde – Senior Solutions Consultant at Micro Focus

Open Source software and security

How can you be sure the software you use is safe?
Speaker: Frans van Buul – Practice Lead application Security at Micro Focus

Working from anywhere: a new era comes with new challenges

How to reduce the risk caused by always-connected, mobile employees
Speaker: Chris Winter – Senior Solutions Consultant at Micro Focus

Partner Presentation. TATA Consultancy Services

10:30 – 12:00


Users and behavior: your biggest security risk?

IT Security stream for risk managers, CISOs, administrators, IT architects, IT ops director, SOC analyst, security engineers, data analysts, security architects, compliancy officers, information managers,  cyber security directors

Welcome – Introduction

Speaker: José Kemp – Account Executive at Micro Focus

Admin behavior in a fast changing world

Admins are users too
Speaker: Michiel Pouw – Senior Solutions Consultant at Micro Focus

Protect and govern your sensitive data (in a hybrid environment)

Reduce compliance risks with right tools and policies
Client case:
Speaker: Chris Winter – Senior Solutions Consultant at Micro Focus

What did your users do last week?

How User Behavior Analysis can help securing your IT environment
Caspar Boot – Account Executive at Micro Focus
Vishal Mothie – Senior Solutions Consultant at Micro Focus

Zero Trust and Identity & Access Management

Steven van der Linden – IAM and information security advisor at Capitar Security
Robert Wielinga – Business Consultant at Capitar Security



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