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Share Local – North East

Local meetingVirtual (Teams)

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Date & time

  1. 15 October 2021 11:00 - 13:00


Primary partners: Splunk (opens in new tab)


Our meetings can be face-to-face (with refreshments provided) or virtual (bring your own refreshments) and will be focused on Socitm’s policy themes. Within these themed meetings your regional committee is free to create an agenda that works best for you and your regional colleagues. If there’s something you would like to discuss or investigate with like-minded peers just let us know on and we will co-ordinate that with and for you.


  1. 11:00 Welcome & Introductions

    Graham Jordan, Regional Secretary

  2. 11:05 Business Services - Operational resilience enabled by data

    Alan Hill & John McAdams, Splunk

    Operational resilience of your internal and citizen facing business services and processes is vital.  Never before have we been so reliant on technology to support our mission critical services and processes.  The ability to visualise an end-to-end service and rapidly understand where and why there is a problem is now possible.  Finding and reacting to those early warnings in real time will significantly help prevent a deterioration or failure of the service.  This session will show how it is possible to correlate diverse data sets and create that operational resilience.

  3. 11:35 Cyber Resilience: Towards more and better conversations

    Graham Jordan, ISNorth East & Stuart Marshall, Cleveland Emergency Planning Unity

    From 2018, central government brokered dialogue between the IT security and business resilience communities.  We were making progress but that stalled due to Brexit and Covid.  Now the dust is starting to settle on each of these, is it time to reinvigorate those conversations?  Do the lessons learned from high profile cyber-attacks that have occurred in the past couple of years give us an ‘in’ with senior business leaders in our organisations?  If so, what topics should we be discussing?

  4. 12:05 Group Discussion


  5. 12:15 Elevator pitch

    John Wilson, Ricoh | Cliff Wright, Rubrik | Alastair Kinnear, Salesforce

  6. 12:30 Socitm update

    Dave Sanderson & Poppy Whelan, Socitm

  7. 12:50 Branch Business & Close

    Graham Jordan, Regional Secretary


Who can join our events?

Our events are open to everyone and relevant to all levels of staff, from new joiners right through to senior executives. This creates a vibrant mix which promotes innovation, sharing of best practice and drives the modernisation of public services.

Attendance is included in our membership and partnership packages. A fee may apply for non-members. Please see individual event registration details for more information.

We are happy to answer all of your questions.
Please get in touch with Lauren Sheppard