ServiceNow Announces Knowledge14 – Home of the Service-Oriented Enterprise
More than 6,000 IT professionals expected to attend Annual Knowledge
ServiceNow's Knowledge14 conference 2014
SAN FRANCISCO -- April 29, 2014
ServiceNow® (NYSE: NOW), the enterprise IT cloud company, today kicked off
Knowledge14®, its annual global IT conference for CIOs, IT professionals,
system administrators, developers – and all roles in between – using cloud
services to transform service management across the enterprise. The conference
theme, “The New Age of Service is Now,” describes how IT can empower the
service-oriented enterprise by accelerating service delivery for other
business functions like human resources, finance, facilities, legal and
others. In its eighth year, Knowledge is expected to draw more than 6,000 IT
and line-of-business professionals from some of the world’s most innovative
companies and recognized brands. Knowledge14 will take place at the Moscone
Conference Center in San Francisco. For more information or to register for
Knowledge14, please visit knowledge.servicenow.com.
“Knowledge14 will put a spotlight on the service relationships that exist in
almost everything that gets done, inside and outside of the enterprise.
Defining, delivering and managing services is not exclusive to IT. IT just
happens to have a model for it,” said Beth White, chief marketing officer,
ServiceNow. “This week, attendees will experience how to transform the way
work gets done across the enterprise, in this new age of service. And it’s
General Session Keynotes
“Defining the Service-Oriented Enterprise” – Frank Slootman, ServiceNow
president and chief executive officer, presents Tuesday, April 29 from 8:00 to
9:30 a.m. Pacific. Slootman will show how IT can use its successful roots to
drive service transformation throughout the enterprise and deliver more value
than ever seen before. The keynote includes a first-hand showcase of
enterprise service management applications that produce considerable value for
companies. Viewers can see how to automate the most mundane, tactical
activities and enable IT to become heroes of innovation and drivers of the
“Empowering the Service-Oriented Enterprise” – Fred Luddy, ServiceNow founder
and chief product officer, presents Wednesday, April 30 from 8:00 to 9:50 a.m.
Pacific. Luddy will unveil the latest ServiceNow innovations that deliver a
more intuitive user experience and transform professional and ‘citizen’
developers into ServiceNow Creators. Viewers will see how the threshold for
app development has dropped with service-oriented applications that can be
created by ordinary people faster and easier than ever before.
“Running the Service-Oriented Enterprise” – Dan McGee, ServiceNow senior vice
president of engineering and cloud operations, presents Thursday, May 1 from
9:00 to 9:50 a.m. Pacific. McGee will discuss why the ServiceNow enterprise IT
cloud is challenging traditional clouds by setting new industry standards for
cloud scalability, security and availability. He will demonstrate how a true
enterprise cloud can be transparent and customers can have a say about how
their environments are managed. Attendees will experience a backstage tour of
ServiceNow to understand how the company develops, monitors, manages and
supports customer instances.
All three keynotes will be webcast live. To view the live stream of the
conference keynotes, please go the Knowledge14 BuzzHub at
community.servicenow.com. A replay of each webcast will be available later
each day on the BuzzHub.
*Pre-Conference Training, Breakouts and Labs. Attendees will be able to
choose from more than 300 sessions, 90% of which are delivered by
*CIO Decisions14. With more than 100 CIOs and IT executives of large
enterprises registered, this exclusive invitation-only industry event
connects IT leaders with their peers, industry luminaries and ServiceNow
executives. Presenters include authors Geoffrey Moore, Patrick Lencioni
and Martha Heller; Douglas Leone and Mike Goguen, partners at Sequoia
Capital; as well as Fred Luddy and Frank Slootman. In addition, the
conference features a panel of three CIOs who will debate “The Future of
*Custom Application Development. Over 100 sessions and activities will be
dedicated to custom application development on the ServiceNow platform.
This includes breakouts, labs, the CreateNow Hackathon, AppCentral in the
ServiceNow Pavilion and the Custom Application Showcase featured in the
ExpoNow exhibits space.
*Innovation of the Year Award. ServiceNow is honoring the six finalists of
its 2014 Innovation of the Year Award and deciding the winner through a
live vote during the Wednesday general session of the attendees. The
prestigious award, presented annually at the conference, recognizes IT
organizations that have developed innovative applications on the
ServiceNow Service Automation Platform and achieved significant business
*CreateNow Hackathon. Over 700 individuals—ranging from non-technical
‘citizen developers’ to professional software developers—are registered
for this eight-hour event to compete for bragging rights and awards by
building the most unique, useful and creative applications on the
*ServiceNow Global Partner Summit. With 1,000 partners registered for
Knowledge14, this event brings together the ServiceNow partner ecosystem.
Partners attend business and technical tracks, enabling them to optimize
business expansion and customer success.
*‘Go-Live’ Reception. This event celebrates the more than 2,000 customers
that have deployed ServiceNow and successfully transformed enterprise IT.
*ExpoNow Exhibit Hall. With 108 partners sponsoring Knowledge14, the
exhibit hall will feature demonstrations of how partners are using the
ServiceNow platform to build complementary products, address functionality
extensions and offer services that expand the capabilities and value of
KPMG is the premier sponsor of Knowledge14 is for the third year in a row. The
platinum sponsors are Accenture, BDNA, Cloud Sherpas and Fruition Partners.
The gold sponsors include Apptio, Bomgar, EY LLP, FireScope, HCL. Infosys,
Okta and Orange Business Services. Silver sponsors include Blazent, Deloitte
LLP, Evergreen Systems, iGATE Technologies, Nashco Consulting Ltd., Power
Assure, Tata Consultancy Services and Triad Technology Partners.
*Online – the Buzz Hub: Discover the latest Knowledge14 happenings and
insights or view the keynotes at community.servicenow.com
*Twitter: For continuous Knowledge14 news and event updates, follow
@ServiceNow and join the conversations using #Know14
*Facebook: Like ServiceNow on Facebook to view photos and updates from
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and managing IT service relationships across the global enterprise.
Organizations deploy our service to create a single system of record for
ITandautomate manual tasks, standardizeprocesses and consolidatelegacy
systems. Using our extensible platform, our customers create custom
applicationsandevolve the IT service model to service domains inside and
outside the enterprise. ServiceNow transforms IT from the department of no to
the department of now. For more information, visit www.servicenow.com.
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