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Thanks to everyone who joined us at BCS12

The Business Cloud Summit 2012 took place on Thursday 29 November at the Hilton London Metropole, and was attended by over 350 senior IT decision makers from both the Private and Public Sector.

We'd like to say thank you to everyone who joined us for our biggest and best event to date - we hope you enjoyed it as much as we did.

You can take a look at all of the pictures from the day here.


Keynote speaker

Ray Wang

Ray Wang

R "Ray" Wang is the Principal Analyst and CEO at Constellation Research, Inc. He's also the author of the popular enterprise software blog "A Software Insider’s Point of View". With viewership in the millions of page views a year, his blog provides insight into how disruptive technologies and new business models impact the enterprise. Prior to founding Constellation, he was a founding partner and research analyst for enterprise strategy at Altimeter Group and one of the top analysts at Forrester Research for enterprise strategy.

G-Cloud update

Denise McDonagh

Denise McDonagh

Denise McDonagh is Director of Home Office IT, and represents a new breed of leaders, engaging, enabling innovation and focusing on building high-performing teams of predominantly Civil Servant IT professionals. Currently, she is Programme Director for the cross-government G-Cloud Programme, which is revolutionising the direction and procurement of IT across the UK public sector, as well as having responsibility for reducing the Home Office IT spend by 30%.


View more speakers

Cloud TV

If you couldn't make it on the day don't worry - you can catch the highlights from the Cloud Conversations by tuning into Cloud TV.

  • Ben Lewis , Star
  • Michael Meinhardt, Cloudwords
  • Adrian Simpson, SAP
  • Neil Morgan, Adobe
  • Vera Loftis, Bluewolf
  • Alan Hardiman, CSC
  • Doug Clark, IBM
  • Michael Wignall, Microsoft Dynamics
  • Zach Nelson, Netsuite
  • Brian Bell, Zuora

Fourth time lucky - NetSuite's Zach Nelson on the Business Cloud Summit


What we're talking about

The Business Cloud

Commercial adoption and deployment of Cloud Computing, economic benefits, security, and the legal question we’ll be covering it all in the Business Stream. Using the ‘word of mouth’ approach from our end users and expert analysts, this stream will explore the critical issues you need to address in order to maximise the business benefit of your Cloud Computing investment. Find out more >

The Government Cloud

Following the publication of the G-Cloud strategy, Cloud Computing is very much on the agenda for public sector ICT! This stream will examine how the Cloud can revolutionise public sector ICT and the delivery of essential services to citizens. Find out more >

The Executive Cloud

The Executive Cloud consists of a series of Executive Leadership Briefings attended by ten C-level end user executives. Each ELB will consist of a 90 minute roundtable discussion/debate built around a particular management topic related to Cloud Computing. Find out more >