Business Productivity track at MAX: Featured sessions

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By Craig Peasley

Posted on 08-28-2020

Remote work has changed everything about how we get work done. That’s why this year, we’re offering a brand-new track at MAX geared toward business productivity. Designed for a broad audience, from small business owners to larger enterprises, this track will inspire you to become even more productive, collaborative, and digital-first in the new world order, using tools from Adobe Document Cloud.

Check out these four sessions, plus many more in the session catalog, in the Business Productivity track:

Driving Productivity through Creativity & Collaboration: Mike Ammerlaan, director, Microsoft 365 Ecosystem Marketing, Microsoft

Organizations are showing incredible creativity in adapting how they operate. This session will explore how Adobe and Microsoft are partnering to empower individual productivity, enable new modes of collaboration, and help organizations get work done in entirely digital ways.

Join Ammerlaan as he discusses:

Government Uninterrupted: Rising to the Challenge of Dual Disasters:
Michael Hussey, chief information officer, state of Utah

The state of Utah couldn’t possibly have foreseen the dual disasters they would face in March this year: a 5.7 magnitude earthquake that struck just as the COVID-19 pandemic ground life to a halt with shelter-in-place orders. Learn how adopting digital solutions allowed employees of Utah to spring to action and deliver uninterrupted vital services.

In this session, Hussey will share:

Making Time for What Matters: Tasha Cochran, attorney and founder of One Big Happy Life

Balancing business, life, and family comes with new challenges while we’re working from home. Cochran, an attorney, wealth expert, and the strategist behind the blog One Big Happy Life, will share practical tips and hacks on how to get it all done so you can focus on what matters most.

Cochran will explore:

Designing Our New Experience of Work: Gervais Tompkin, principal, Gensler

What are the new design challenges for people and work? Gervais Tompkin, a principal at the global design firm Gensler, is an expert on emerging global work styles and workplaces. Join his session to learn how to prepare your organization to adapt and thrive in the new work environment.

Join Tompkin to hear about:

The Importance of Technology in Healthcare: Creating Quality Experiences with Adobe Sign

Healthcare is governed by regulations, and with that can come outdated ways of working. The challenge is how to reimagine those processes so people can be more efficient and productive. Join Robert Xu, Enterprise Applications Manager at Varian Medical Systems, to learn how the company is staying ahead of the curve with its digital transformation efforts.

In this session, Robert will discuss:

Health Insurance Enrollment Forms for the Digital Age

In serving a diverse population, it is now important more than ever to make healthcare enrollment processes simple. Join Travis Conley, CTO at Benefytt, to hear how meeting the needs of those not comfortable with today’s technology, while serving the customers of tomorrow, is critical.

In this session, Travis will share best practices for:

Holding Your Life (and Business) Together

Running a creative small business comes with challenges, even without a global pandemic. In this session, Adam Kurtz hosts an honest conversation with two other creative small biz friends to get real about what they’re experiencing in the industry.

The panelists will discuss:

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