More than 6,000 visited Societe Generale TechWeek
Innovation and digital were on the spotlight from 3 to 6 July 2017 during TechWeek, the flagship Dunes event, less than a year after the technological hub was inaugurated in Val de Fontenay (Paris). The event was to promote the meeting of businesses and IT, needs and solutions, projects and prospective in an environment where technology and innovation are now fully integrated.
During four days, numerous Societe Generale employees and external articipants have discovered six technology innovation hubs respectively dedicated to Cybersecurity, Big Data & Artificial Intelligence, Cloud, Digital Workplace, Digital Process and Emerging Tech.
Through a number of exhibition stands, conferences, workshops and the hubs’ showrooms located at the Dunes, this event was to promote the meeting of businesses and IT, needs and solutions, projects and prospective in an environment where technology and innovation are now fully integrated.
"TechWeek illustrates the openness and technological innovation dynamic that permeates the entire Group. This event contributes to transforming new ideas into solutions, for our business lines and for our customers", Xavier Lofficial, Societe Generale Group Head of Transformation, Processes and Information Systems.
6 techno hubs to serve the businesses
The six hubs were created from internal communities. They reinforce Societe Generale’s capacity to innovate, by sharing the know-how of the Technology and Process stream in order to accelerate the Group’s businesses digital transformation. Each hub is to search, experiment, show and deliver innovative solutions in its area, to serve the Group’s businesses and customers.
Numerous partners, IT groups and startups hosted stands and conducted workshops on topics such as public cloud, design thinking or blockchain. Renowned guest speakers (philosophers, scientists, Corporate CEOs as well as experts, from Societe Generale and external) shared their views on artificial intelligence and its impact on society, the new working methods or IoT.
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- 90 stands
- 5 showrooms
- 75 workshops
- 70 conferences
- 3,500 tweets and retweets
Astrid Fould Bacquart - +33 (0)1 56 37 67 95 - Astrid.Fould-Bacquart@socgen.com - @SG_presse