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The significance
of speed in IT

Adnovum worldwebforum satellite event

January 29th 2016




AdNovum is a leading provider of Swiss software and security solutions with a strong focus on enterprise solutions and security. It was founded in 1988.

Today, it employs over 450 staff worldwide, including a consulting and development team in Singapore. It provides consultancy, integration and development services to clients ranging from government offices to global banks and financial service providers.


Speaker 2016

Richard Ayers

Founder & CEO




Richard Ayers, Founder & CEO at Seven League and Speaker at the WORLDWEBFORUM 2016





Richard founded the leading European digital media advisory firm Seven League. Their mission is to transform the connection between sports, audience and sponsors by accelerating sports’ digital performance and driving reach, fan engagement and revenue. 


BBC Journalist

Originally a BBC journalist who turned geek, Richard launched BBC News online and has spent most of his career in media. He has worked in sports since he became Manchester City’s first Head of Digital in 2011, a position that won him the Sports Industry award and Digital Individual of the Year.

Seven league

Seven League's team of content-led media veterans consult, innovate and implement with specialisms in content, fan engagement, monetisation, marketing, social, strategy, operations and innovation. Current clients include UEFA and 43 of the football associations in Europe, Wimbledon, US Soccer, Arsenal, British Athletics, Juventus, the UFC, Premier League, British Judo, O2, DHL and the Special Olympics.


He is also known for having come up with the concept of Datatainment... something that's still being pursued in sports media coverage. The idea is simply that data can be used as entertainment, not just information.
More info here... 

Richard is also a big proponent of using digital media to drive participation and enjoyment in sport and therefore change society for the better.




Registration and coffee

Welcome note

Peter Gassmann, CCO at AdNovum


Top 10 success factors in fintech projects

Peter Gassmann, CCO at AdNovum

Martin Nokes, Head of Business Development at AdNovum


Richard Ayers, Founder & CEO at Seven League

The significance of speed in IT projects

  • How digital tech has changed everything from behaviour to markets and business models
  • How has this manifested itself in sport and what has the response been
  • What the future looks like and what they key learnings are in regards to adaption, strategy, speed and agility



Coffee Break


Illustrated examples of agile requirements engineering

Thomas Gehring, Senior User Experience Specialist at AdNovum



Drinks and networking






Adnovum INformatik AG


 Roentgenstrasse 22, 8005 Zürich


Tram 4, Get out at Tramstation "Quellenstrasse"



Take the train to Hauptbahnhof and take a 13 minute walk to Roentgenstrasse 22 or use the Tram 4, 13, 17 starting at Sihlquai/HB and get out at Tramstation "Limmatplatz". 




The location itself offer a parking space.the nearby Limmatplatz Parkhouse offers also parking possibilities. Take the car to the Parkhaus Limmatplatz (Gasometerstrasse, 8005 Zürich, Link...
Then walk to Roentgenstrasse 22.


Worldwebforum Overview

The WORLDWEBFORUM is the leading

Swiss platform for Digital Transformation.

DAY 1: The exclusive main event on January 28th hosts over 500 C-levels who have the power for change and seek an active role in the digital transformation.

DAY 2: The satellite events go in-depth and encourage experiments - we want to create an open environment that embraces the spirit of Silicon Valley and the engagement with digital business and culture.