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UPDATE: After closely monitoring the CDC and World Health Organization updates concerning the Coronavirus as well as feedback from our customers, we’ve made the difficult decision to postpone Aurea Experience Berlin. We are working to reschedule and will share more information about our plans in the coming weeks.

Come early for Jive Bootcamp: Before our Aurea Experience 20 kickoff, our top product experts will lead hands-on learning sessions for every level of Jive expertise. Check out the full course list below!

Jive Bootcamp Agenda

10:00 am – 2:00 pm

10:00 am - 11:00 am
Content and Community Structure
First Things First: Creating a Solid Community Plan and Structure

Whether you are just starting out or need to refresh a mature community, the key to creating a great user experience is your behind-the-scenes information architecture. This session will help you plan, define, or even redefine a solid base for your community.

Speakers:
  • Katrin Fischer, Project Manager Corporate Communications, Marketing & Branding, Schaeffler
  • Katrin Fischer

    Katrin Fischer

    Project Manager Corporate Communications, Marketing & Branding
    Schaeffler

    Katrin holds a degree in Business Information Systems and has many years of experience in implementing enterprise portals, intranet and collaboration platforms mostly for manufacturing companies, including 7 years for consultancies. She joined Schaeffler, a global integrated automotive and industrial supplier, in 2014 to take over the project manager role for the rollout of a social collaboration intranet completely based on Jive. As part of the Digital Channels team within the Communications, Marketing & Branding unit, she is a social media geek and is passionate to guide stakeholders through the transformation process for digitalization programs.

  • Alexander Schuster, Director of Professional Services, DACH, Aurea
  • Alexander Schuster

    Alexander Schuster

    Director of Professional Services, DACH
    Aurea

    Alexander is the Director of Professional Services DACH and has been with Aurea (and previously Jive) for more than 5 years. He is also the product owner of the Jive Extension Pack. With more than 11 years of experience in the IT industry, Alexander has a deep IT background from managing complex enterprise projects to solution design and development.

10:00 am - 11:00 am
Advanced Community Management
Get the Most Out of Jive’s Analytics

Struggling to use Jive’s Community Analytics tools effectively? In this session, you’ll leave knowing exactly how to get the data you need to keep your community managers engaged and informed using dashboards, queries and the Analytics Export tool.

Speakers:
  • Natalia Scherbina, Project Manager, ANROM Social Business
  • Natalia Scherbina

    Natalia Scherbina

    Project Manager
    ANROM Social Business

    For years, Natalia has been leading and driving various community projects all over the world for industries like Telecom, Retail, FMCG, Finance, and Insurance. She has extensive experience in developing cultural and digital transformation, and gamification projects with the power of Jive tools and analytics.

    Also, Natalia has a master’s degree in philosophy and plays the violin.

  • Joey Levi, VP, Solution Architecture, Aurea
  • Joey Levi

    Joey Levi

    VP, Solution Architecture
    Aurea

    With 25 years of experience from software development to consulting to sales, Joey Levi leads the Solution Architect team at Aurea. Joey is an 11-year veteran in the collaboration and communication space. Having been in front of customers for 20 years, Joey’s primary focus is supporting pre- and post-sales efforts and helping prospects and customers understand the value of software solutions and how they can improve business outcomes and increase revenue.

11:00 am - 11:15 am
Break
11:15 am - 12:15 pm
Content and Community Structure
Creating Killer Content

Engaging and compelling content goes beyond images and color schemes. Join this session to learn everything you need to know about creating killer content – from creating templates for content creators, tips for executives who blog, and how to create campaigns that engage users and keeps them coming back for more.

Speakers:
  • Philippe Van Nieuwenborgh, Principal Consultant, Dialog Groep
  • Philippe Van Nieuwenborgh

    Philippe Van Nieuwenborgh

    Principal Consultant
    Dialog Groep

    Philippe is since 1999 passionate about customer communications and extended that passion in 2014 with employee engagement. Today he combines these fields of expertise to help enterprises achieve business objectives that result in sustainable growth. One of Philippe’s visions is that adoption is an ongoing, continuous process and to achieve meaningful adoption (new) technology must be attached to core business objectives and processes.

    Together with his colleagues he is on a mission to make digital interaction easy for companies.

  • Alexander Schuster, Director of Professional Services, DACH, Aurea
  • Alexander Schuster

    Alexander Schuster

    Director of Professional Services, DACH
    Aurea

    Alexander is the Director of Professional Services DACH and has been with Aurea (and previously Jive) for more than 5 years. He is also the product owner of the Jive Extension Pack. With more than 11 years of experience in the IT industry, Alexander has a deep IT background from managing complex enterprise projects to solution design and development.

11:15 am - 12:15 pm
Advanced Community Management
Creating the Best User Experience in Jive

Does your community need a UX update? Do you feel your branding and theming options are limited? Join this session to learn best practices for creating consistency across landing pages and between desktop and mobile experiences — plus get expert tips on the best tiles to use to create a compelling UI.

Speakers:
  • Dina Vekaria-Patel, Global Community Manager, Pearson
  • Dina Vekaria-Patel

    Dina Vekaria-Patel

    Global Community Manager
    Pearson

    Experienced Global Community Manager for Pearson, the world’s leading learning company. In addition to working with and helping over 24,000 colleagues in 70 countries, I’ve created the People of Pearson (PoP) Vlog, an immensely popular and influential video series. I’m a self-taught digital maven that keeps my community – and my team! – looking on-brand and fabulous. My passions are digital communication, employee engagement and collaboration.

  • Dave Nixon, Solution Architect, Aurea
  • Dave Nixon

    Dave Nixon

    Solution Architect
    Aurea

    I’m an experienced SA based in the UK. I help transition customers through the business and technical aspects of their digital transformation journey to get the most from their platforms and systems.

12:15 pm - 1:00 pm
Networking lunch
Meet Your Peeps

Reconnect with your favorite Jive peers, meet new ones, and enjoy a casual networking lunch with your favorite Aureans.

1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Content and Community Structure
Redefining Corporate Communications in Jive

Still not sure of the best way to publish company news and announcements in Jive while keeping the home page fresh and relevant to your users? We’ll start with News basics and deep dive into techniques to help you drive users into your community.

Speakers:
  • Andrew Gilleran, Intranet Community Manager, Fenergo
  • Andrew Gilleran

    Andrew Gilleran

    Intranet Community Manager
    Fenergo

    Andrew sees intranets as being an essential element of providing a valuable online employee experience in a more diverse and challenging digital workspace. He has over 20 years’ experience in designing, building and managing intranets and web sites across multiple industry sectors. He is the Intranet Community Manager for a leading Irish-based global regtech company, Fenergo. Based in Dublin, Ireland, Andrew has never drunk Guinness.

  • Alexander Schuster, Director of Professional Services, DACH, Aurea
  • Alexander Schuster

    Alexander Schuster

    Director of Professional Services, DACH
    Aurea

    Alexander is the Director of Professional Services DACH and has been with Aurea (and previously Jive) for more than 5 years. He is also the product owner of the Jive Extension Pack. With more than 11 years of experience in the IT industry, Alexander has a deep IT background from managing complex enterprise projects to solution design and development.

1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Advanced Community Management
What Can I Do with APIs?

We’ve all heard of APIs, but what can Jive actually do with them to add functionality? Learn from an Aurea expert and view examples from customers who have created tiles and integrations to enhance user experiences.

Speakers:
  • Adam Jukes, User Experience Manager, Virgin Media
  • Adam Jukes

    Adam Jukes

    User Experience Manager
    Virgin Media

    Collaboration Team User Experience Manager for Digital Workplace at Virgin Media with over 18 years experience ensuring the customer is at the heart of all decisions.

    Currently manages Jive in Liberty Global across multiple operating countries for circa 35k employees, and has a rich background in the SharePoint arena.

    Have transitioned from SharePoint to Jive for Internal Corporate Home/News through extensive internal tile development.

  • Derek DeMoro, VP, Solution Architecture, Aurea
  • Derek DeMoro

    Derek DeMoro

    VP, Solution Architecture
    Aurea

    With 26 years of experience on both development and sales teams, including 16+ years working on Social Collaboration (Jive), Derek focuses on the future of collaboration and communication. His goal is to steer the future of what makes companies more productive and what it takes to get there by working closely with customers, both current and future.