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Widener to offer inaugural Digital Processes and Products Conference

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The Widener University Innovation Series, in partnership with the consulting company BPM-D, is offering the inaugural Digital Processes and Products Conference.

Chester, Pa. – The Widener University Innovation Series, in partnership with the consulting company BPM-D, is offering the inaugural Digital Processes and Products Conference on Oct. 23.

The conference is an opportunity for executives and practitioners to explore the impact of digital technologies, learn emerging new approaches, methods, and tools, create significant competitive advantages, and assist their organizations with digital transformation initiatives.

"Through this Widener Innovation Series event, professionals and practitioners will learn about current practices, applications, and research surrounding digitalization and digital transformation," said School of Business Administration Dean Jayati Ghosh.

Digitalization has become a main driver for new business models, strategies, execution approaches and related innovations. Almost every organization is discussing topics, such as Robotic Process Automation (RPA), Blockchain, the Cloud, Internet of Things (IoT), Industry 4.0, Digital BPM and related approaches, including Customer Journey Planning and Design Thinking, as possible solutions for their business challenges.

This one-day conference will bring together executives, practitioners, and leading experts to discuss opportunities, experiences, and the latest trends in digitalization. Leading practitioners will discuss the benefits of digitalization and explore the development of new digital technologies. Participants will choose from over 20 sessions on digital products or digital processes.

The Digital Processes and Products Conference also provides opportunities for networking with peer executives, digitalization experts and other organizations.

"This conference will help organizations make informed decisions in this field and prepare for their digital journey," said Mathias Kirchmer, managing director and co-CEO of BPM-D. "Attendees will learn about the newest digital solutions and how they provide value by enabling innovative next-generation business processes."

Professor and conference coordinator Yvonne Antonucci added: "This conference provides an opportunity to learn from leading practitioners and hand-selected academics in this field."

Register for the conference by Aug. 1 to receive an early bird special discount. Register online at www.widener.edu/academics/schools/sba/business/events/digital-conference/.

For more information, contact Antonucci at yantonucci@widener.edu or Shaune Archer at shaunie.archer@bpm-d.com.

BPM-D: BPM-D® (www.bpm-d.com) is a trusted advisor in delivering pragmatic, innovative and sustainable results through the discipline of Business Process Management (BPM) and value-driven digitalization. BPM-D developed the BPM-D Framework – a comprehensive and dynamic approach to process management and improvement that helps its clients to improve performance, fast and at minimal risk. This practical and outcome-based technique links strategy across the business, and translates it into high performance and reliable processes. Some of the services provided are Rapid Process Improvement, Robotic Process Automation, Integrated Customer Journey Planning, and BPM Strategy & Organization, including Process and Data Governance.

Widener University: Widener University is a private, metropolitan university that connects curricula to social issues through civic engagement. Dynamic teaching, active scholarship, personal attention, leadership development and experiential learning are key components of the Widener experience. A comprehensive doctorate-granting university, Widener comprises seven schools and colleges that offer liberal arts and sciences, professional and pre-professional curricula leading to associate, baccalaureate, master's and doctoral degrees. Visit the university website, http://www.widener.edu/