ServiceNow Announces Knowledge14 – Home of the Service-Oriented Enterprise

  ServiceNow Announces Knowledge14 – Home of the Service-Oriented Enterprise       More than 6,000 IT professionals expected to attend Annual Knowledge                                   Conference  ServiceNow's Knowledge14 conference 2014  Business Wire  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 happening now.”  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 service-oriented enterprise.  “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.  Event Highlights    *Pre-Conference Training, Breakouts and Labs. Attendees will be able to     choose from more than 300 sessions, 90% of which are delivered by     customers.   *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     IT.”   *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     impact.   *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 platform.   *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     ServiceNow.  Event Sponsors  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.  Follow ServiceNow    *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     Knowledge14  About ServiceNow  ServiceNow is the enterprise IT cloud company. We transform IT by automating 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.  ServiceNow, Knowledge and the ServiceNow logo are registered trademarks of ServiceNow. All other brand and product names are trademarks or registered trademarks of their respective holders.  Contact:  Media Contacts: ServiceNow Steve Schick Steve.Schick@ServiceNow.com or Schwartz MSL Kim McCrossen, 781-684-6253 servicenow@schwartzmsl.com or ServiceNow Investor Contact: ir@servicenow.com  
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