Webinar - 26 August

De-risk your digital transformation delivery

Build enduring confidence with a customer-centric test strategy

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De-risk your digital transformation delivery

About this webinar

With organisations around New Zealand increasingly recognising the need for digital transformation, what’s required for success is becoming clear. Through our work with multiple, big and small transformations, we will share what our team believes to be the biggest principle of all: Customer-centric testing strategy.

During this webinar, we will discuss how putting your customers first and at the centre of testing will help drive the results you are after.

Date: Thursday 26 August 2021

Time: 11am-11.45am, NZDT

Key takeaways from this webinar:

  • Potential pitfalls your organisation may face without strategising and planning for a customer-centric test strategy
  • The ‘good practice’ approach and structure to put in place to de-risk your digital transformation delivery to ensure it reduces the total cost of ownership for the product life
  • Learn from real-life case studies on the do’s and don’ts and how to achieve demonstrable results through a customer-centric test strategy


Russ Ewart, Head of Digital Delivery, Assurity

Russell Ewart is an experienced Senior IT Delivery Lead specialising in delivering quality change on large-scale transformation programmes – experience that has spanned assignments across Europe and New Zealand in the banking, financial services, telecommunication and government arenas. As Head of Digital Delivery at Assurity, Russell is accountable for developing market offerings that enable our clients to accelerate delivery through innovation.

For the last four years, he has been part of the biggest IT programme in the Southern Hemisphere – Inland Revenue’s successful business transformation journey. As Digital Portfolio Test Manager, Russell delivered cloud-based quality assurance to enable Inland Revenue to protect its border while delivering continuous change to its core systems.



Steve Griffin, Strategic Business Manager, Assurity

Steve is a Strategic Business Development Manager for Assurity working with senior executives in the public and private sectors to help them de-risk the delivery of business change and build enduring confidence in the outcome. He was, until recently, the Country Manager of Unisys (New Zealand) Ltd.

He has worked in senior executive roles in Hewlett Packard and EDS specialising in service delivery and sales, particularly with government clients. He also worked in London for a strategic management consultancy. He has an MBA, a BSc in Aeronautics and a post-grad diploma in Strategy. Steve is an associate lecturer at Victoria University, specialising in programme/project governance and dysfunctional behaviour.



Michele Caminos, Strategic Business Manager, Assurity

Michele is currently responsible for key C-suite relationship-building and account management for Assurity. She was recently at Gartner where she advised IT providers and end-user organisations at a global level. She worked with C-suite executives on their IT strategy and steps forward, as well as how to grow revenues profitably.

About this event

This webinar is free to attend but registration is required so sign up to reserve your spot.

There will also be a Q&A session so you can learn more from our panellists.


Who should attend

This webinar is ideal for CIOs, CDOs, CTOs, Programme Directors, Project Sponsors, Senior Responsible Officers who have accountability and responsibility for successful roll-out of digital transformation programmes within your organisation.


About Assurity

We believe that our clients’ future depends on better meeting their customers’ needs. At Assurity, we use our skills and extensive experience to help our clients develop their business and make their future in a fast-changing digital world. We partner with the country’s largest organisations and government agencies collaborating with them and guiding them on their digital transformation journeys, delivering proven capabilities to enable them to innovate, delivering complex projects with quality and speed and improving the efficiency and effectiveness of their operations.

We take a human-centred approach to everything we do and co-design the right outcomes with our clients. We achieve this through the formation of unique solutions teams from our analysis, testing, DevOps, design thinking, intelligent process automation, agile, customer experience and education service lines. Visit us at assurity.nz

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