Liferay announces agenda of Liferay Forum Africa

One-day-only event to feature talks from Britam, InfoAxon Technologies, Liferay and Vitality Group.

Johannesburg, 08 Oct 2019
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Liferay, which makes software that helps companies create digital experiences on Web, mobile and connected devices, today announced the agenda for the first Liferay Forum Africa.

A global software company with offices in 19 countries, Liferay helps thousands of companies like Airbus, Coach, Ooredoo and Santander Bank build deeper digital engagement with their customers. Liferay has been named a leader in the Gartner Magic Quadrant for Digital Experience Platforms* nine times. Based in Casablanca, Morocco, Liferay Africa serves customers throughout the continent in conjunction with a robust partner network.

Designed to help IT and business leaders understand how they can deepen customer engagement, reduce IT complexity and accelerate innovation, Liferay Forum Africa will be held on Tuesday, 22 October at the head office of financial services firm Discovery Group.

Sessions include:

Why is a Digital Experience Platform important in 2020?
Edmund Dueck, VP of Sales EMEA and General Manager DACH, Liferay
This presentation will demonstrate how DXP technology can create exceptional customer experiences that result in higher customer satisfaction, loyalty and trust.

Creation of the Vitality One Platform
Neil Adamson, General Manager, Vitality Group International
Vitality is a global wellness programme serving millions of members around the world. This presentation will focus on how Vitality Group leveraged Liferay to build Vitality One. Vitality One is a unique platform designed to support local Vitality programmes efficiently by providing the ability for partners to operate back-end systems and tailor the programme to local needs.

Liferay Vision and Product Roadmap
Job Goshi, General Manager Africa, Liferay
Liferay offers extensive functionality across the company’s product suite of Liferay DXP, Liferay DXP Cloud, Liferay Commerce and Liferay Analytics Cloud. Attendees of this session will learn how Liferay’s homegrown product portfolio works in tandem to enable deeper customer experiences and receive a sneak peek of the company’s roadmap.

Building Britam’s Microinsurance Portal
Saurabh Sharma, General Manager, Britam Microinsurance
Britam is a pioneer in the Kenyan insurance market. In this case study, Britam’s Head of Microinsurance will share the journey of the development and implementation of Britam’s microinsurance portal.

Where and when:

Date: Tuesday, 22 October 2019
Time: 9am-5:25pm
Location: Discovery Group (Sandton head office)
1 Discovery Place
Sandton, Johannesburg
Auditorium 2 | Grove side of the building


For more information about Liferay Forum Africa and to register, please visit our "event website“.

*Gartner “Magic Quadrant for Digital Experience Platforms,” Irina Guseva, et al, 11 February 2019. *This report was previously titled “Magic Quadrant for Horizontal Portals” from 2010-2016.

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Liferay

Liferay makes software that helps companies create digital experiences on web, mobile and connected devices. Our platform is open source, which makes it more reliable, innovative and secure. We try to leave a positive mark on the world through business and technology. Hundreds of organizations in financial services, healthcare, government, insurance, retail, manufacturing and multiple other industries use Liferay. Visit us at www.liferay.com.    

Editorial contacts
Sr Marketing Specialist EMEA Pascal Brusset pascal.brusset@liferay.com