These are the candidates for Engage Idol.
They get 7 minutes to convince the jury of 'celebrities' of their speaking skills and content value.
The judges will select 2 winners: those will get a 20 minutes session at the end of the event.

Idol01. Supercharge your work with Watson

Tuesday, May 22 | 13:30 - 14:30 | A. Theater

Best practices for designing for AI - including lessons learned with summarization, prioritization, and personalization leveraging Watson Work Services.
Rachael Dickens (IBM) @RachaelHDickens
Rachael Dickens is a Sr. User Experience Designer and Design Thinker. She joined IBM Collaborative Solutions in 2013 after receiving her Master of Graphic Design and Certificate of Accomplishment in Teaching from North Carolina State University.
She currently leads AI design for Watson Workspace and Watson Work Services. An experienced Design Thinking facilitator, she is passionate about co-creating delightful user experiences and bringing Design Thinking to those outside of the discipline—regularly collaborating with users, partners, developers, researchers and more.

Idol02. Solution Architecture in the era of open platforms leveraging IBM Watson Services

Tuesday, May 22 | 13:30 - 14:30 | A. Theater

Jibes Data Analytics is a front-runner in Natural Language Processing, Artificial Intelligence and Cognitive Computing helping companies from concept inception to solution delivery to production. We are recognized as Global IBM Beacon Award Winner for best Cognitive Solution. We help our clients adopt IBM Watson Cognitive Services and experience that is a key factor for successful solution design that provides operations robustness with technological agility. We will share our key take always in our role as solution architect, where the key challenge is to select, mix and match a set of technologies from a the broad set of platforms and services that fits with the (enterprise) architecture and capabilities of an organization. The potential of new technology is undisputed and provides endless possibilities, our goal is to put that technology to work in new solutions on Market Monitoring, Contract Mining, Agent Technology and Predictive Analytics.
Paul van der Hulst (Jibes Data Analytics)
Paul van der Hulst is the founder and director of Jibes Data Analytics and has a clear vision how new technology requires busines to re-invent their process and tap into new opportunities. He sparks innovation and helps organizations to initiate new programs, while mobilizing the right talent and capabilites required to succesfully deliver.

Idol03. Business Analytics meets Corporate Culture

Tuesday, May 22 | 13:30 - 14:30 | A. Theater

Download: Engage2018_BusinessAnalyticsmeetsCorporateCulture.pdf

How to measure Corporate Culture to enable successful Business Transformation.
Stephan Multhaupt (deep @smulthaupt
Stephan H. Multhaupt is founder of deep which combines Business Analytics with aspects of Corporate Culture, Identity and Business Communications under the deep white brand. For nearly 20 years Stephan is passionately engaged in optimizing processes using Business Intelligence and Business Analytics solutions. Also, he is deeply committed to and inspired by new topics like Corporate Social Responsibility and Sustainability or technologies like Conversational AI. Customer satisfaction is his top priority. Competence, reliability and quality are as important to him as meeting the customer on an equal footing.

Idol04. Not without my IBM Domino

Tuesday, May 22 | 13:30 - 14:30 | A. Theater

Download: Engage2018_Not-without-my-IBM-Domino.pdf

A brief description of how PSK Syd AB is transforming there solutions from tradtional Domino web applications into using other frameworks and technics for the web client generation.
Showcase how we use React JS, node.js, mongoDb to extend what IBM Domino delivers. Includes dynamic generation of forms and views based on XML/JSX configuration. At the backen we use latest version of openNTF Domino API with Managed Beans via an XPage to provide interface for the web client.
Fredrik Malmborg (PSK Syd AB)
Fredrik is driven by happy customers and to keep solutions as simple as possible for the given task. IBM Domino is the main environment where he developed his skills, but his curiousity extends beyond that.

Idol05. Bye bye Wordpress, Hello Domino !

Tuesday, May 22 | 13:30 - 14:30 | A. Theater

When IBM Champion Remco Angioni was hired to do a routine Domino 8.5 to 9 migration, he discovered a Domino treasure that had not seen Daylight before.
It's as easy as PHP,
It's as Dynamic as X-pages,
It's as Fast as static html,
It's 100% Web development in the browser,
It's 100% Proven concept and It's 100% Basic Domino.
By explaining the technical details we will show you the power of the Domino environment regarding web development.
For Domino developers we will show how we revived old school Domino knowledge to do modern web development.
For Marketeers and Content managers we will show how our vision on "evolutionary website development" eliminates the need for constantly re-building of your business websites.
We will present our online Domino web publisher to the world for the very first time. Our live demo's will surely be interesting for everyone.
Be there, let's Engage and say: "Bye bye Wordpress, Hello Domino !"
Michael van de Bovenkamp (ASPerience - VIP Marketing)
Michael van de Bovenkamp started designing webbased products with Domino in 1999. He designed several backend integrated web solutions, for large companies, using Domino R5 to R9. In 2007 he realised his dream by becoming co-owner of ASPerience BV. By setting up the commercial business unit VIP Marketing in 2009, Michael created the terms to fully focus on ASPerience's core product, a web publisher. Resulting in a fully online, Domino based, web publisher that can compete with any big Vendor in the market.
Remco Angioni (E-office)
Remco Angioni started working with IBM software as of 1996. He's a real Dutch IBM enthusiast. He worked his way up from service desk to Senior Consultant and now is a Connections and Watson specialist and blogger. Remco was a speaker at IBM Connect 2017. It all began with Notes 3 on OS/2 Warp!