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Become the next Netflix or go the way of Blockbuster? Companies have a choice to make in the Digital Revolution

13/03/2017

BCLC and TRU present Technology and Innovation Speaker Series on the Digital Revolution

Netflix, Uber and Airbnb are high profile ‘disruptors’ that have made the choice to innovate or risk being obsolete. On March 17, 2017, find out how businesses can embrace the current Digital Revolution at the latest edition of the Technology and Innovation Series presented by BCLC and Thompson Rivers University (TRU).

Join Sean Culbert, a Microsoft One Cloud Business Development Manager at Long View Systems, as he dives into the ever changing pace of technology and business. He will explore how technology is a fundamental component of all industries, and how all businesses must innovate and disrupt to avoid falling behind.

Culbert will share his experience in helping companies undergo successful digital transformations. As well, he will provide case studies on how new and established companies across all industries are embracing the Digital Revolution to grow their businesses.

Event details:

Date: March 17, 2017

Where: Thompson Rivers University, Mountain Room, Campus Activity Centre

Time: 8:00am – 10:00am. Complimentary continental breakfast will be served at 8:00am

RSVP: advancementevents@tru.ca

Quotes:
Pat Davis, Chief Information Officer, Vice-President Business Technology, BCLC
“As an organization that has been living the challenges of digital transformation, BCLC is excited to team up with TRU to bring this topic to the latest offering of  the speaker series. We’re pleased to leverage our relationships with leading edge technology companies from around the world to bring another provocative and insightful speaker to the Kamloops community and TRU.”

Michael Henry, Dean, School of Business and Economics, Thompson Rivers University        

“The speaker series is an opportunity for our students and faculty to gain insights into the business world’s most relevant and exciting issues. We are thankful to have BCLC and their expertise on our campus giving back to our community.”

Quick Facts:

  • Thompson Rivers University educates approximately 26,000 students on campus and online. Students can choose from 140 on-campus programs and 57 Open Learning programs, from trades to traditional academics, certificates to bachelor and graduate degrees, academic as well as professional career paths, plus a growing number of interdisciplinary choices.
  • Long View Systems is one of the most powerful information technology services and solutions companies in North America with offices across the continent. With a clear focus on combining business and technology through its Hybrid IT methodology, Long View is able to define and customize what the future of IT looks like.

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