Progress Innovation Tour

Spend the day immersed in exploring technologies and trends to ensure your place as a digital leader, devising an innovation strategy to meet your operational and business aspirations.

About the Tour

We’ll explore topics like how to distinguish technology innovation from business innovation, a gray area given the pace of change today. We’ll also look at intelligent mobile and web apps and what they can bring to an enterprise, how to keep up with evolving security needs, and of course, a close look at what’s coming in OpenEdge 12.

Select Your City and Register

United States
August 14 Palo Alto, CA Sheraton Palo Alto Hotel Register
August 16 Seattle, WA Motif Seattle Hotel Register
August 21 King of Prussia, PA The Sheraton Valley Forge Register
August 23 Princeton, NJ Chauncey Hotel and Conference Center Register
September 18 Denver, CO Embassy Suites by Hilton Denver Downtown Register
September 20 Tampa, FL Sheraton Tampa Riverwalk Hotel Register
August 23 Mexico City Intercontinental Polanco Register
September 6 Montreal, QC Le Centre Sheraton Montreal Hotel Register
October 4 Toronto, ON Sheraton Centre Toronto Hotel Register
September 20 Sao Paulo Sheraton Sao Paulo WTC Hotel Register


7:30am – 8:00am

Registration & Breakfast

8:00am – 8:15am

Welcome & Introductions

8:15am – 9:00am

2018 Technology Considerations | Progress Vision & Strategy

Separating technology innovation from business innovation is difficult at best given today’s rapid pace of change. To successfully devise an innovation strategy, it’s imperative that we understand and leverage the latest technology advancements. In this session, we will introduce key technology trends that need to be considered to meet your operational and innovation goals. And, we’ll provide an overview of how Progress is leveraging these technology advancements to bring new and innovative capabilities to our customers.

9:00am – 9:45am

Unified Content and Commerce Solutions with Sitefinity

Progress® Sitefinity™ 11 provides developers and marketers the tools to rapidly build and deliver personalized, adaptive web experiences. This session presents an overview of the Sitefinity e-commerce strategy, successes and market trends. We will be joined by one of our e-commerce partners for a deeper dive into one of the solutions we offer.

9:45am – 10:00am


10:00am – 11:30am

Intelligent Mobile & Web Apps for More Informed Customers

In this session we’ll show how Progress solutions can accelerate the creation of smarter web and mobile applications that support modern security standards, integrate with diverse backend systems, and can leverage business rules, chat bots and proactive engagement services to provide valuable insights and intelligence to end users.

11:30am – 12:15pm

Keeping Up with Evolving Security Requirements

Join the Progress Team as we explore topics relevant to security and compliance. We will begin with a high-level company overview of best practices and discuss hot topics like GDPR and HIPAA. We will also explore security topics related to specific products and discuss features, architecture and implementation.

12:15pm – 12:30pm

Unconference Topic Planning

In this session, we’ll prepare for peer discussions so you can share best practices and seek guidance to overcome your current challenges. We’ll do a quick brainstorm on business-oriented application development topics and select topics that will be discussed in small groups over lunch.

12:30pm – 1:30pm

Working Lunch – Unconference Topics

Join your peers over lunch to discuss your choice of unconference topics that were created during the planning session. If you feel passionate about a topic, you can moderate a session, or we will provide a moderator. In either case, these sessions are intended to be group-led, so bring your thoughts, ideas, and questions into what is sure to be a lively and thought-provoking discussion.

1:30pm – 2:15pm

Progress OpenEdge Vision & Roadmap

OpenEdge has long been a mainstay in the application development space, valued by customers for its stability, security, broad connectivity, multiple deployment options and low TCO. Want to know the direction OpenEdge is heading in the next couple of years? Come learn about OpenEdge 12 themes, including continuous operations, service & data integration and developer experience.

2:15pm – 2:30pm

Final Q&A and Closing Remarks