Thursday, May 15
Industrie IT Headquarters
Level 5, 50 Carrington Street
Sydney NSW 2000
8:00 AM to 1:00 PM


We know your time is valuable. Space is limited and this workshop is open by invitation only to ensure an interactive and productive experience. Please register to request an invitation and directions to the venue.


A connected business seamlessly integrates people, process, and data across an extended value chain, decreases interaction cost, and automatically adapts business activity in response to market events. Spurred on by a confluence of technology developments, including the cloud, mobile, APIs, Big Data, social, and open source, a Connected Business can grow revenue and outperform peers by increasing customer engagement, enhancing productivity, and seizing market opportunity, and WSO2 is in the forefront delivering the solutions that enable the Connected Business. This workshop, organized jointly with WSO2 partner Industrie IT, looks at how you can build a domain specific connected business using WSO2’s award-winning, 100% open source cloud and middleware platforms.

Topics covered:

  • Connected Business Vision and Roadmap – Scope of modern enterprise challenges and opportunities
  • WSO2 Platform for the Connected Business
  • Case studies – Customer success stories
  • Integrated Middleware for the Connected Business - Simplifying the integration of services
  • Panel session with Industrie IT, HealthDirect and WSO2
  • An agile platform for the Connected Business - demo
  • Benefits of doing this on a fully open source platform, and how to engage with WSO2, Industrie IT to start implementing this vision
  • Audience:

  • Enterprise Architects
  • IT managers
  • SOA experts
  • CIOs
  • Presented by:

    Kasun Indrasiri, Software Architect, WSO2
    Kasun Indrasiri

    Kasun is a software architect on the WSO2 Enterprise Service Bus team. His expertise lies in Enterprise Integration, designing Highly Efficient Message Processing Systems, Complex Event Processing, Distributed Systems and Information Retrieval Systems. Kasun has provided technology consulting on customer engagements, helping to successfully design and implement solutions for integrating Web services, SAP Integration, FIX and various other integration solutions. He is an elected member of the Apache Software Foundation and a Project Management Committee member and committer for the Apache Synapse open source ESB project.

    Ruchira Wageesha, Associate Technical Lead, WSO2
    Ruchira Wageesha

    Ruchira joined WSO2 in May 2009. He is a associate technical lead in the WSO2 User engagement Server and WSO2 Enterprise Store product teams. In addition to his product development efforts he has also provided development support and technology consulting on customer engagements, including customer QuickStart programs focused on WSO2 Enterprise Service Bus, Application Server and API Manager.

    Simon Herbert Director, Consulting Services, Industrie IT
    Simon Herbert

    An experienced and successful business transformation delivery executive with both portfolio and program management expertise. Simon has in-depth knowledge of financial services, telecommunications and information technology. A global career of 26 years working across Asia (Australia, Singapore, Hong Kong), Americas (US) and Europe (UK, Poland, Belgium). Recently in Australia, he has held roles as the Change Director for Westpac’s Online Transformation Program and the Head of Change Delivery for HSBC. Simon holds a Diploma from Australian Institute of Company Directors (GAICD), Project Management Professional (PMP) and Chartered Engineer in Information Systems (CEng).

    Bruce Haefele, Chief Architect, Healthdirect
    Bruce Haefele

    Bruce is a passionate entrepreneur, technologist and business leader with extensive international experience in government and health domains. He likes nothing better than applying technology to make a difference improving social outcomes. As Chief Architect, he is responsible for technology strategy, project delivery and operations, guiding Healthdirect to establishing a cost-effective, reusable, reliable and secure platform to help Australians find the right health advice, in the right place at the right time. Bruce’s experience includes significant work in the integration and middleware spaces using both commercial and open source products, including WSO2.

    Andrew Phillips, Public Sector Lead, ANZ, Amazon Web Services
    Andrew Phillips

    Andrew Phillips joined Amazon Web Services as the Public Sector Lead in 2012. In this role Andrew works with all sectors of Government, from Local, State and Federal through to Government-owned corporations and Educational Institutes. He is responsible for representing AWS and supporting the Public Sector who are making strategic investments in AWS to realise the benefits of cloud computing Andrew is an IT professional with more than 15 years of sales and business development experience in the technology industry. Prior to joining AWS, Andrew was at VMware for more than four years where he managed the NSW Public Sector business, and prior to that he was at Dell. Andrew is passionate about how technology can improve the way that Government interacts with citizens.

    Workshops are meant to be highly interactive and we leave plenty of time for Q&A!