eTail Europe 2017

20 - 22 June, 2017

Queen Elizabeth II Conference Centre, London

+44 20.7368.9465

 John Cowper
John Cowper Head of Architecture Wickes

Day 1: Omnichannel & Online Growth - Tuesday, June 20th

4:05 PM CASE STUDY REVOLUTION: Digital Transformation Through A Cloud Based Approach

As Head of Architecture at a Top 100 UK retailer, John’s biggest problem is how not to migrate a data centre. With a plethora of 10+ year old legacy systems to tackle, John outlines his digital transformation plans, taking a cloud first approach. Key takeways here will include:

The steps required to resurrect a new operating model in the cloud. 
Retiring old capabilities gradually, while building new capabilities in the new world. 
Planning for a substantial amount of integration-  what the issues are, how to deconstruct them and where Wickes have got to so far