13. COMBIS CONFERENCE

Vodice, May 30th - 31st 2019
going beyond ideas

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ABOUT THE CONFERENCE


Be with us at 13th, the luckiest edition of the COMBIS Conference!


Join us at one of the largest regional gathering of ICT community, which will be held on the 30th to 31st of May 2019 at hotel complex Olympia in Vodice. The main theme is 'Going Beyond Ideas' by which we want to emphasize the goal of this year`s gathering: the realization of innovative ideas. Companies and teams either rise or fall depending on the ability of implementing winning concepts and strategies; innovations and agility being the keywords of that process. Therefore, the market advantage smiles at ones who notice changes in their business environment in time and respond quickly and wisely.


COMBIS Conference is the right place to find out how to innovate and strengthen business in hyperconnected world that changes quickly. During our two-day gathering, find out how to bridge the gap between the idea and the realization, and how - with the right team, determination and top-notch technology - to create new business boom. Listen to top quality ICT case studies and participate in additional mini conference events for health, relaxation and entertainment.


We are preparing both inspirational IT and non IT content, strong networking, but also a relaxing program, in the desire to create an ideal atmosphere and a somewhat different (even better) experience of IT.


See you at the lucky #13th edition of the COMBIS Conference!

2 days

Format which provides many activities for a complete conference experience!

500+

Last year the number of attendees increased more than 10%. Become a part of the conference that grows unstoppably!

50+

More than 50 ICT experts will talk about the newest technological trends.

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AGENDA


30.5.2019.
09:00 - 20:00
Registration
Venue: Lobby, Olympia hotel

11:30 - 12:00
WELCOME COFFEE BREAK
Venue: In front on Congress Hall, Olympia hotel

12:00 - 12:45
OPENING CEREMONY
Venue: Congress Hall, Olympia hotel

12:45 - 14:30
Lunch
Venue: Swimming pool, Olympia hotel

14:30 - 15:00
HOW TO BENEFIT FROM IT TRENDS
Barbara Barić, Tatjana Peček, Berislav Lastrić, Davor Marijanović and Vandolin Palokaj, COMBIS
Venue: Delta hall

During a short panel discussion, COMBIS's team of business consultants will review the trends that are currently in focus of companies in Croatia. Specifically, topics will cover process optimization and technologies that can help in that process, then a challenging issue regarding a lack of workforce will be addressed, as well as, several solutions of this problem by facilitating the employment process and retaining quality staff, both in the private and the public sector. You will also hear about customer satisfaction across different verticals and discover how to provide a unique experience with the help of technology and specific solutions.

14:30 - 15:00
Case Study of implementation Oracle ODA solutions in manufacturing/retail sector
Zlatko Barković, COMBIS
Venue: Aqua hall

ODA is an example of “True Private Clouds“ (TPC) which increasingly replaces traditional infrastructure servers-network-storage. Easy installation, quick implementation, cheaper maintenance, greater security, quick and easy patch application, transparent Oracle licensing, those are just some of the features we tested by implementing ODAs in clients companies in manufacturing/retail sector. Find out first-hand whether ODA's "True Private Cloud" really wins the traditional infrastructure.

14:30 - 15:00
Lenovo solutions for Software-defined Data Center
Haris Kulenović, Lenovo
Venue: Riva hall

Lenovo Data Center Group provides users a choice of multiple solutions for Software-defined Data Center. ThinkAgile products are specialized for such implementations and ensure the highest level of system management and support. Users have an opportunity to choose from various possibilities – Nutanix, VMware vSAN and Microsoft AzureStack. Lenovo xClarity software enables integration of system supervision into the overall solution.

15:05 - 15:35
CASE STUDY GAVRILOVIĆ: INFRASTRUCTURE AND BUSINESS CONSOLIDATION
Nenad Gerić, Gavrilović, Bruno Šunjić and Kristijan Deković, COMBIS
Venue: Delta hall

Learn how to create a modern and scalable hyper-converged environment that helps companies to manage their resources more flexibly and swiftly! Additionally, this project envisages an architecture for their easy and efficient expansion. Through the case study from Gavrilović, learn how to consolidate infrastructure, reduce administration, and enable stronger focus on business, through the upgrade of complete IT infrastructure.

15:05 - 16:10
COMBIS DIGITAL WORKPLACE
Maja Markulin Klarić and Hrvoje Dunkić, COMBIS
Venue: Aqua hall

How to make the most of all available digital platforms and tools to achieve greater productivity, higher employee engagement, collaboration and communication, greater efficiency through automation of business processes, all to achieve something we can call a digital workplace? Find out how we've used and combined Microsoft Office 365 tools and built our own Digital Workplace portal that brings together key information for employees in one place. Additionally, it provides employees with the opportunity to interact using chatbot technology. We'll share with you our vision of digitization as well as the experience of our digital journey.

15:40 - 16:10
ARE YOU SURE YOU'RE SECURE?
Igor Klak, COMBIS
Venue: Aqua hall

There are two types of companies on the market. Those who know have been attacked and those who have not yet realized that they have been attacked. With the development of new, advanced and more sophisticated methods of security attacks, business environments are not able to keep track of the security trends in the IT world. COMBIS as a Managed Security Services Provider (MSSP) is a reliable partner that helps you stay always one step ahead of malicious hackers. We provide solutions, methodologies, and resources to combat against cyber villains, as a comprehensive protection service. Find out how can we provide security for your IT resources and business.

16:10 - 16:30
COFFEE BREAK
Venue: Sponsors Street (Lobby, Olympia Sky hotel)

16:30 - 17:00
COMBIS EMA - MOBILE DEVICE MANAGEMENT FROM CLOUD
Dean Ukota, Arena Hospitality Group and Dubravko Jug, COMBIS
Venue: Aqua hall

Join us and learn all about the launch of the new Combis EMA service for mobile device management from Cloud! Globalization and increasing user mobility have contributed to the growing demand to keep productivity while on the go, which presents a challenge when it comes to security and access to corporate data. Visit our lecture where we will present case study and show you how we have managed to reconcile the customer's need for mobile productivity and corporative high security standards.

16:30 - 17:00
MANAGEMYOPERATIONS - PLAN, MONITOR, MANAGE YOUR OPERATIONS IN REAL TIME
Aleksandar Radojčić, COMBIS
Venue: Delta hall

Dynamic market changes require rapid adaptation of business model, organization, and availability of resources. Planning and forecasting is becoming more complex while risk of inadequate or excessive human, material and property resources grows. COMBIS has recognized these challenges as an opportunity and has developed a system for full support to operational management of product/services deliveries and execution of business projects in real-time. Learn about ManageMyOperations system, which automatically analyses all collected information, recognizes contradictions and deviations from expectations, and presents them through real-time Business Intelligence (Cockpite) portals.

17:05 - 17:35
CASE STUDY HZZ: TAILOR MADE PRINTING SOLUTION
Ronald Čop and Karlo Žerjav, HZZ and Antonija Šimić, COMBIS
Venue: Delta hall

Printing management enables companies to reduce costs and increase productivity, while predictable monthly printing costs make budget process much easier. In addition, the need for IT staffs is reduced, while saving materials and reducing energy consumption will also have a positive impact on the sustainable development and our planet. Learn about the experiences of the Hrvatski zavod za zapošljavanje after one year from the introduction of the printing solution! Find out all about their savings in the printing budget and optimization of the printing system.

17:05 - 17:35
ACI & NSX IN THE MISSION OF THE TOTAL SDN IN A DATA CENTER
Kristijan Deković, COMBIS
Venue: Aqua hall

We have reconciled irreconcilable. There are two main players in the SDN field – Cisco ACI and VMware NSX, and there is a general impression that these technologies are mutually exclusive and that is necessary to opt for one of these two solutions, which is far from true. Every technology has its own advantages and by deciding for only one solution we’re depriving ourselves of the useful benefits of the other solution. Visit this lecture and find out how to get the best out of both worlds and build an advanced software-defined data center.

17:40 - 18:10
Last minute solution for selling excursions!
Diana Nola Živković, COMBIS
Venue: Aqua hall

How to easily reach new points of sales for your excursion offer and sell online? The answer is the Excursor - a new technological solution that allows simple online and offline sales of tourist excursions. The Excursor system is the data source, the place where data is transferred, and it’s also a management system for managing your offer, with all the necessary functionalities such as, for example, excursion offers, excursion calendars, capacity uptake info, welness/sauna and additional hotel offerings management ... Excursor generates data which are transferred to sales apps for sale at hotel receptiones, but also through sales on the field and online selling. The content is dynamically updated as a tourist agency changes the information in the system. Learn how you also can benefit from Excursor!

20:00 - 00:00
Party and dinner powered by Cisco
Venue: Hookah Bar

31.05.2019.
09:00 – 11:00
Registration
Venue: Lobby, Olympia hotel

09:30 - 10:00
COMBIS CRM - KEY COMPANY PROCESSES ON MS DYNAMICS PLATFORM
Mirna Vlainić Maljevac i Danijel Čengija, COMBIS
Venue: Aqua hall

Most vendors and integrators of CRM systems advertise them through a 360° view of the customer. Other than that, we have built a 360° view of the entire business on the CRM platform. In addition to standard sales functionalities (buyers, opportunities, offerings, contracts, marketing), we have implemented a module for financial planning and results tracking (with ERP integration) that provided us with the exceptional reporting and analytics capabilities required to manage the whole business. Learn how!

10:05 - 10:35
THE ROAD TO THE CLOUD IS PAVED WITH GOOD INTENTIONS
Ilija Ranogajec, COMBIS
Venue: Aqua hall

Digital transformation and transformation of ICT infrastructure, savings, operational efficiency, application of new technologies, focus on business applications, pay what you use and when you use ... all of this can be motives for migration to the Cloud. But all the benefits of migration to the Cloud can also be a problem if rules of the game are not respected, and they’ve changed significantly. Detailed analysis of ICT systems and applications, as well as the impact on business (what?), the way and the migration options (how?), as well as continuous monitoring and optimization of the resources used to optimize the cost (what’s next?) – are the necessary three steps. We’ll show you the tools we use, as well as our practical experiences throughout all stages of the journey to Microsoft Azure, so that it doesn’t end up in hell.

10:05 - 10:35
DIGITAL RETAIL: THE POS MUST BE EXACTLY WHERE THE CUSTOMER IS
Antun Portner, COMBIS
Venue: Riva hall

Retail business is currently undergoing a radical transformation. The primary cause of this is that digital technology is changing customer purchasing habits to an extreme level. POS holds a unique place in the digital transformation encroachment as the end deliverable remains a physical product transferred to the consumer, making retail digitization less about altering the product than about streamlining the consumer experience. At the same time, cashless payment methods are making significant progress for the reasons of convenience. A retail revolution is happening, and it is inevitable. Yet there are effective “countermeasures” within exciting COMBIS’s developments. Hear all about it!

10:40 - 11:10
Cloud native and microservices oriented architecture
Andrzej Kowalczyk, Red Hat
Venue: Delta hall

Cloud native application and containerization are changing developers and admins approach to their current responsibilities. Red Hat will address those challenges during the presentation and explain how to avoid common traps in the future.

10:40 - 11:10
VMware SD WAN by VeloCloud – Benefits of software defined WAN networks
Višnja Radoš, VMware
Venue: Aqua hall

VMware will present benefits of VMware SD WAN technology and show user experience regarding savings and better agility and efficiency. Through case studies they will explain what are the most common reasons for software defined WAN network implementations, as well as what are direct benefits for people that manage them.

11:15 - 11:45
Case Study: High availability and productivity in Halmed, with a help of Veeam
Gregor Ivezić, HALMED, Tomislav Loparić, Veeam and Bruno Šunjić, COMBIS
Venue: Delta hall

A great amount of data, application requirements and ideas? How to enable development running on production data, yet being independent of the production environment? How can production data remain protected without having to spend excess capacity? Come and see how to use Veeam not only for the traditional backup environment, but also for improving business, productivity, and cost savings.

11:15 - 11:45
Case Study ReversingLabs: Palo Alto – implementation of NextGen firewall
Vedran Šalamun, ReversingLabs and Luka Juss, COMBIS
Venue: Riva hall

How to tackle the challenges of secure connectivity and infrastructure security? By implementing Palo Alto as a VPN concentrator and firewall in a data centre, integration of firewall with MFA security solutions, and integration with the Panorama solution to have a central place for logs and reports.

11:45 - 12:00
COFFEE BREAK
Venue: In front on Congress Hall, Olympia hotel

12:00 - 13:00
KEYNOTE lecture: Pierluigi Collina
Pierluigi Collina
Venue: Congress Hall, Olympia hotel

13:00 - 13:30
CLOSING CEREMONY
Venue: Congress Hall, Olympia hotel

13:30 - 15:00
LUNCH
Venue: Olympia and Olympia Sky restaurant

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