GFT takes premier sponsor spot at Google Next in London

21 September 2018

GFT is delighted to be a premier sponsor at Google Cloud Next 2018. The event is taking place at ExCeL in London Docklands on Wednesday 10th October and Thursday 11th of October 2018. The two-day conference will see GFT launching a brand new solution designed for the insurance market as well as showcasing our capabilities across cloud and micro services, blockchain, machine learning and enhanced data management capabilities amongst others.

Over the course of the event, more than 8,000 technology and business professionals from around the world are expected to attend. At the conference, they will meet like-minded individuals and will hear the latest news and views from Google and their strategic partners. All attendees are welcome to participate in a series of invaluable working sessions designed to stimulate the very latest thinking in everything from cloud migration to machine learning and AI, plus innovative technologies such as distributed ledger technology (DLT) and blockchain.

GFT Genius sessions

GFT subject matter experts will be presenting our advanced suite of banking technology solutions at our exhibition stand (number P4) which is located in the main conference hall. The GFT Genius team will be sharing expertise and experiences in business critical areas including cloud migration strategy, the application of micro services, how to improve data management capabilities, blockchain and leveraging the power of AI and machine learning techniques.

GFT and Digital Asset Holdings

In addition to this, our very own David Creer will be co-hosting a speaking session with our partner Digital Asset Holdings (DA). David will be sharing the stage with Shaul Kfir, CTO from DA to launch a ground breaking joint venture designed for the insurance sector which will transform the relationship between the insurers and their insurees. The solution is called Adaptable Personalised Insurance and exploits the power of DA’s distributed ledger technology to ingest advanced telematics data. This is an exciting opportunity for both firms. This real life partnership combines GFT’s deep industry domain knowledge and technical know how with DA’s unique DLT technology to deliver innovative but highly practical solutions that make a real difference to a sector crying out for change.

GFT’s primary goal is to be the financial services industry’s ‘go to partner’ for all things cloud related. Building on our deepening relationship with Google, our strategy to achieve this objective is simple but highly effective. GFT is creating an ever-growing talent pool of over 1,000 fully certified Google trained professionals to accelerate the delivery of native cloud implementation, application development post migration and application evolution in the cloud. Subject matter expertise encompassing data management, machine learning and IT architecture, enables GFT to help their clients realise their technology estate transformation ambitions, faster and far cheaper than previously possible.

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