Building The Future – Delivering A Digital Evolution

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Session Overview

Innovations in software development, digital transformations, data and analytic applications are accelerating at an unprecedented speed and have huge potential to solve some of the world’s toughest challenges. Explore how to continually deliver at the cutting-edge of technological progress.

Software plays a pivotal role within transformation, from the embedded software inside our systems to machine learning and analytic applications. Over the past decade, we’ve been managing the technology evolution in our scanner software. We’ve learned how to shape and implement our strategies for adopting emerging technologies to enhance capabilities, while also dealing with aging technology to create more value for our customers. And we’re also looking beyond our past and current success, to envision the future of our software development and establish our strategy of digital transformation, building up a common digital platform in collaboration with our suppliers and customers.

Session Key Takeaways:

  • Explore strategis for adopting emerging technologies to enhance system capabilities and to create more value for your customers
  • Learn how to shape and implement software development strategies
  • Discover how to establish true collaboration from various perspectives to work smarter and faster

This session is for you if…you want to be inspired by how our technology leaders work, think and gain valuable knowledge for your own development journeys.

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This session is for you if…

  • You are interested in how to build a digital mindset
  • For all people who are passionate about innovation and who want to understand how to practically implement an automation-first approach and to become/to train citizen developers within their organisation
4:45pm
Presentation

The Hackers Guide To Kubernetes

30 mins
  • Track - Software
  • Data
  • Transformation
  • Patrycja Wegrynowicz

    Lead Engineer

    Form3

Do you want to see live Kubernetes hacking? Within this interactive demo, you’ll experience your newly registered accounts in a k8s application get hijacked.

Within this session you’ll walk through various security risk of Kubernetes, focusing on OWASP Kubernetes Top 10 list, highlighting how to exploit a range of vulnerabilities or misconfigurations in your k8s clusters, attacking containers, pods, network, or k8s components, leading to an ultimate compromise of user accounts in an exemplary web application.

Session Key Takeaways:

  • Understand the how to avoid common mistakes and vulnerabilities
  • Discover best practices for hardening your Kubernetes system
  • Discover how to navigate container security
3:45pm
Presentation

Tackling Humanity’s Toughest Challenges With Frontier Technologies

30 mins
  • Track - Future Impact
  • Sustainability
  • Transformation
  • Workforce
  • Marieke Mulder

    Head of Sustainability

    ASML

Sustainability has never been more important to our collective future. Whether we look at environmental or social sustainability, the challenges we face affect everyone’s personal and professional lives. Marieke will share some of her experiences and her passion for driving environmental and social sustainability and provide her insights into how individuals and teams can make a lasting and positive impact.

There are many levers that can help solve some of societies toughest challenges. Digital technologies are among the most important tools available to help society make progress. Innovation offers a great opportunity to drive sustainable growth. Sustainability is top of mind for most organisations in our industry, but there is still a gap between ambitions and what is actually done.

We as organisation, teams and individuals have an opportunity and an obligation to close this gap. Closing this gap can often feel daunting. But every one of us can have a positive impact on an environmental and social level, in whatever we do. That’s the new reality, our new frontier and we can all make a difference.

Marieke will use her own experience and invite a colleague to join the discussion to discuss how we as individuals can have a lasting, positive impact on organisations, regardless of one’s title or job grade.

Session Key Takeaways:

  • Innovation offers a great opportunity to drive sustainable growth
  • We all have an opportunity to make a positive impact, regardless of title or job grade
  • There are concrete things I can do to make a difference personally and professionally

This session is for you if…you want to make a difference in your organisation in order to support and drive environmental and social sustainability.

4:00pm
Workshop

Using Security Standards And Best Practices To Reinforce Your Data Security Posture

60 mins
  • Track - Workshop
  • Data
  • Premium Only
  • Security
  • Transformation
  • Onur Korucu

    VP of Consulting and Cyber Security and Data Protection

    TerzionDX

How secure are your organisation’s data and systems? Given the increasing number of cyber threats circulating today, it’s essential that you strengthen your security posture to more effectively guard against ransomware, data breaches, and other types of unwanted events.

Information security standards and best practices are all headed toward the same goal: solid and scalable systems that protect IT assets and privacy. The GDPR require you to implement measures to ensure a level of personal data security that’s “appropriate”, taking into account the risks presented by the data processing activities you are involved in.

An important step that will lead to the growing importance of privacy on an international level is about to take place this year. The International Organisation for Standardization (ISO) will adopt ISO 31700 on privacy by design, a new worldwide privacy standard for consumer goods and services. The new standard provides guidelines for organisations to take into account a consumer’s privacy throughout the design, development and the rest of the product lifecycle.

There is no question then that an organisation with ISO 27001 or both ISO 27001/27701 certifications certainly has a distinct advantage when complying with the GDPR. The drawback is that many ISO 27001/27701 implementation projects take time, money, blood, sweat and tears. As with many aspects of GDPR compliance, it is ultimately a decision as to whether the long-term benefits can justify the sometimes arduous process of getting the certification based on the context and data processed by the organisation.

The Why:

  • How secure are your organisation’s data and systems? Given the increasing number of cyber threats circulating today, it’s essential that you strengthen your security posture to more effectively guard against ransomware, data breaches, and other types of unwanted events
  • How can international standards support your organisation’s data protection compliance requirements?
  • How can we prepare practical audit checklists according to the best global standards and regulations?

Session Key Takeaways:

  • Supporting your compliance obligations, such as ISO standards and GDPR
  • Improving your information security and data protection posture and raising awareness throughout your organisation
  • Reducing your security risks and operational costs and encouraging continuous improvement
  • Boost your credibility abroad, as the ISO standard is internationally known

This session is for you if… you are a CTO, DPO, CISO, Information Security manager, Cyber Security manager, Data Protection manager, Privacy manager, GRC manager, IT Auditor, Risk Practioner.

11:35am
Presentation

Technology Vision 2023: When Atoms Meet Bits: The Foundations Of Our New Reality

30 mins
  • Track - Future Impact
  • Technical
  • Transformation
  • Katrien Jacobs

    Managing Director; Technology Transformation Lead

    Accenture

The foundations of our new reality are the path to taking action. Mounting challenges on the global stage are forcing enterprises to reorient their business objectives and imagine how they can best contribute to solving these collective problems. Some of today’s problems might have been considered unsolvable before – but as the convergence of atoms and bits continues to grow, the bounds of possibility expand.

Over the years, enterprises and individuals have taken many steps to create their presence in the digital space, consciously moving back and forth between physical reality and the digital ones they created. The time has come to change that. The next wave of business transformation will erase the demarcation between those worlds to fuse them into a new shared reality– one where our physical and digital lives are one and the same.

In this talk we’ll explore the concept of this new shared reality and four emerging technology trends that identify steps enterprises will need to take to build and thrive in this new world.

Session Key Takeaways:

  • You will learn how Digital Identity is quietly becoming the key to enterprises’ technology aspirations, and efforts to reimagine it are underway, not just for people but for all things.
  • You will learn why Data Transparency will become your most precious resource. Data ecosystems are being reshaped by radical transparency as enterprises leverage their troves of data to offer unprecedented insight into their business.
  • You will learn about Generalising AI: the radical edges and possibilities of intelligence. Foundation models are driving one of the biggest step changes in AI history. Now enterprise leaders can shift from building their own AI to building with AI.
  • You will learn about our Forever Frontier: the big bang of computing and science. After decades of hyperfocus on digital technology, science is leaping back to the top of enterprises’ agendas.

This session is for you if… you want to learn about the key technology trends for 2023 including digital identity, generative AI, data, and more.

11:30am
Workshop

How To Build A Personal Brand For Your Tech Career

60 mins
  • Track - Workshop
  • Non-Technical
  • Premium Only
  • Workforce
  • Carolyn Brand

    Business Coach

Carolyn will be exploring the ways in which you can utilise personal branding, taking instant action to show up authentically and with confidence in a male dominated industry. The session will deep dive into the importance of authenticity and active cultivation of your personal brand to help you to stop holding back.

Full session details coming soon…

12:10pm
Presentation

How To Scale A Data Driven Organisation

30 mins
  • Track - Future Impact
  • Data
  • Leadership
  • Workforce
  • Aurelie Bergugnat

    Group Chief Data Officer

    Schneider Electric

As organisations become increasingly reliant on data and predictive analytics you may find yourself getting lost in big data unable to make sense of it all. Time spent identifying value and analysing is actually spent cleaning data. In this session, we’ll take you through the critical fundamentals of data governance and storage on your journey to transforming to a data-led organisation.

Session Key Takeaways:

  • Taking your organisation on the transformational journey to becoming a data-led organisation
  • Move for Open Data in Energy Market as Scalability & Efficiency Mechanisms and leaning into predictive analytics to create more accurate decisions and mitigate risk
12:10pm
Presentation

Comprehensive Testing Strategies For Modern Microservice Architectures

30 mins
  • Track - Software
  • Data
  • Software
  • Transformation
  • Adelina Simon

    Technology Evangelist

    Form3

It’s not finished until it’s tested and monitored. Experienced developers know that a comprehensive testing strategy is vital to a healthy microservice architecture. However, as the system grows and changes without any central oversight, the complexity of our test scenarios dramatically increase as well.

This session will explore strategies for adding testing to the product development process, making it easy to verify the integrations between services and communicate expected behaviours between engineering teams.

Session Key Takeaways:

  • Discover the challenges of testing distributed architectures (event driven, HTTP based)
  • Learn the fundamentals of TDD and the different types of tests (unit, integration, contract, E2E, performance)
  • How to write efficient tests at every level of the application
  • Discover the importance of code robustness and error detection strategies (monitoring & alerting best practices)

This session is for you if…you are a Software Engineer and QA Professional.

Please note all of the concepts included in this talk will be demonstrated with a Go example application, but pre-existing knowledge of Go is not required.

9:30am
Keynote

Future Proofing Architecture: Ensuring Technical Success

30 mins
  • Track - Keynote
  • Leadership
  • Non-Technical
  • Transformation
  • Victoria Bunyard

    Benelux, Chief Technical Officer

    IBM

Fast decisions were made through a period of COVID-driven accelerated digital transformation but were they smart or have we set ourselves up with brittle architectures that could fail? As we drive towards the future and organisations prioritise upgrading IT foundations that enable speed, security and resiliency, it’s time for a technical reset.

What does your technical landscape look like based on that digital transformation? Are you setting yourself up for technical success in the future? With the rise of cloud and shared environments, technology landscapes are more complex than ever and it’s important to understand where you are and where you need to be.

Join this session to explore future technology landscapes and architecture.

2:15pm
Presentation

How Motorsport is The Latest Frontier For EV Development

30 mins
  • Track - Future Impact
  • Leadership
  • Sustainability
  • Transformation
  • Julia Palle

    Sustainability Director

    Formula E

 Motorsport in its early days helped develop the car from a novel feat of engineering to utilitarian and high-performance vehicles we see today. As the world evolves with more sustainable modes of transport and e-mobility, motorsport itself has also had to change to retain real-world engineering relevance. In the session you’ll hear about how a new breed of motorsport, such as Formula E, is pioneering cutting edge technologies that not only produce world-class sport, but are actively enhancing and revolutionising the vehicles and transport systems we use today.

When it comes to climate change, over a third of global emissions come from transport. Not only is this becoming a huge problem for the environment and people who breath in dirty air, but an enormous opportunity to decarbonise and innovative alternative low-carbon solutions. Automakers are under pressure to change, rapidly, and develop innovative low-carbon an electric alternatives. Enter the world of sport, and prominently motorsport, and how a cutting-edge series such as Formula E is not only helping some of the largest car brands develop new technologies, but inspiring and encouraging consumers to be more conscious and aware of how their transport decisions can have an enormous impact in the race against climate change.

Session Key takeaways: 

    • How motorsport is at the coalface in solving some of the world’s most technical e-mobility challenges.
    • How sport can be leveraged as a platform for change; inspiring, educating and entertaining consumers into more sustainable lifestyles.
    • How and where the electrification of transport will take us over the next decade
3:45pm
Presentation

Building World-Class Products: 5 Ways To Do More With Less

30 mins
  • Track - Software
  • Data
  • Non-Technical
  • Transformation
  • Lisa Pickett

    Digital Product Specialist and Marketeer

    ex AKQA SoulCycle and Deliciously Ella

In today’s economic climate, consumers are expecting more from less, and reassessing their relationship with products that don’t add significant value to their lives. It’s never been more important to make the resources you have go further to create and maintain world-class digital products. Having created category-leading products for brands such as Nike, Jamie Olivier and Deliciously Ella, Lisa shares her 5 top pieces of advice for creating world-class products with finite resources.

Session Key Takeaways:

  • Get familiar with failure: When used correctly, failure can help you reach the right solution quickly for maximum growth
  • Speak up: Connect with your network and community as much as possible to uncover key insights and plug knowledge gaps
  • Grow smartly: Know when and where to streamline resources while still maintaining product excellence
  • Sweat the small stuff: How percentage point differences really can add up to big changes
  • Swot up: How to look to other industries to grow your knowledge and expertise, fast
2:15pm
Presentation

Scalable Teams For Security And Velocity

30 mins
  • Track - Implement
  • Transformation
  • Workforce
  • Sarah Polan

    Field CTO

    HashiCorp

As an industry, we are always looking for the latest and greatest to lower cost and risk and increase velocity. For every new threat, vulnerability, technology challenge, there is a new tool. But new tools mean higher cost, more complexity, and ultimately, more attack vectors. So how do we address these issues?

People and processes are the key. We’ll address how to build scalable teams which will simultaneously improve your IT landscape and your cyber security posture.

Cyber security is an increasingly important topic, but we also know that the speed of iteration is key to the productivity of a team. The way we are looking at both of these things isn’t working, and we need to take a more holistic approach by zooming out and looking at more variables.

Session Key Takeaways:

  • The unpredictability of humans can be an asset, especially when threat modelling
  • The misperception of risk can be mitigated by diversity
  • The composition of your teams can ultimately help you scale your organisation
1:45pm
Workshop

Self-Compassion As Culture: The Step To Building Truly Inclusive Workplaces Part 2

60 mins
  • Track - Workshop
  • Premium Only
  • Workforce
  • Zuzanna Borek

    Executive Team Coach & Conflict Facilitator

    Fierce Up Coaching

  • Tiffany Stahl

    Advisory board, Chair and Facilitator

    Fierce Up Coaching

  • Chelsea Hill

    Leadership Development and Facilitator

    Fierce Up Coaching

Although the world is rapidly changing, the big radical change is still to come. Current work structures evolved from outdated, low-tech, exploitative systems, and simply do not meet the needs of today’s workplaces nor take us where we want to go. The coming change is radical, yet is a return to a more natural and humane way of working together to produce greatness. Let’s tap into our collective intelligence, let’s build and co-create, instead of exploit. And it all starts with self-compassion.

Does it still feel like no matter the effort, training, conversations, meetings (and all other…) – your organisational culture still has a long way to go to be fully inclusive and to start benefiting from its diversity? Or perhaps even worse – instead of feeling the benefits, the diversity creates MORE work, or even conflicts straining your precious resources? It’s okay, your organisation is not the only one! And you are not doing anything wrong; the problem lies somewhere else… In our world today, the dream about fully diverse and inclusive workplaces is RADICAL, and it requires a different approach.

In this fully interactive and experiential workshop, you will learn and explore the difference of when self-compassion is at the core of your work structures/pipelines. It creates new and distinct possibilities, not only for your people, but for the fundamental success of your business as well. We will be moving around the room, sharing our experience and tapping into our collective intelligence. It’s transformative, fun, and nothing will be the same afterwards.

This is the second of the mini series workshop on the topic of self-compassion. We use self-compassion as a tool to transform organisations into authentically more diverse and inclusive workplaces. The focus of Part 1 is on what you can do as a leader (it’s on day 1!), while during Part 2 we will focus on company culture, how to bring more self-compassion into it, and the amazing results of such a change. These are two different workshops that compliment each other, we invite you to join one or both.

Session Key Takeaways:

The change you are longing for your organisation starts with the quality of relationships that your people build. In our workshop you will learn and experience:

  • The way you communicate and connect with others has an impact on the whole organisational dynamic
  • The power and possibilities of healthy work relationships
  • The positive impact of self-compassion on reducing stress, performance anxiety, and burnouts, making your organisation holistically healthier
  • How to navigate through rapid changes with greater ease and more satisfying results

This session is for you if…

  • You are a leader, manager or HR-professional looking for better tools to support your people
  • You are a change maker, an advocate for equity and diversity looking to create greater impact
  • You want to transform your business and stay ahead of the competition
  • You believe in the workplace that is built on talents, respecting boundaries instead of exploiting individuals
3:45pm
Presentation

Transforming An Organisation To Transform An Industry

30 mins
  • Track - Plan
  • Data
  • Non-Technical
  • Transformation
  • Agustina Sacerdote

    Head of Product

    TIDAL

In just over a decade, streaming has transformed the music industry. Yet emerging artists continue to share common challenges on their journey to building a sustainable career. At TIDAL, we’re focused on the intersection of music and the economy and the compelling opportunity to find new ways to support their work.

Join this session to hear from TIDAL’s Global Head of Product Agustina Sacerdote on what it takes to transform an organisation to transform an industry. In this session, you’ll learn how Agustina is leading and revamping TIDAL’s product development, go-to-market strategy, and customer support to build an ecosystem of tools for artists and a platform for music super fans.

2:35pm
Presentation

Why Should You Scale Bottom-Up In Your Organization?

30 mins
  • Track - Software
  • Leadership
  • Transformation
  • Vânia Santos

    Engineering Manager

    OLX

We all have been through company reorganisations, probably more than once. Some are understandable and produce good outcomes, others aren’t, creating insecurities, lack of confidence in leadership, unnecessary changes, and even more complex paths of communication or decision-making. What is the difference, then?

Team-first thinking and the importance of well-defined boundaries to balance cognitive load within the teams is an important matter to consider: it directly fosters teams’ independence and minimising the overhead of communication, enhancing faster decision-making and increasing the quality and throughput of delivery.

Is there a well-proven way of scaling or changing the current landscape of company organisations? In this session we’ll explore Conway’s Law and the importance of team landscape and interactions, supported by an actual study case in the industry, and how well-designed teams charts can improve independence, autonomy, and motivation of the teams, leading to a faster and better rate and quality of delivery.

Session Key Takeaways:

  • How to scale organisations based on the interactions patterns
  • Exploring the importance of a clear architectural strategy to a clear team topology landscape
  • How to improve productivity with “fast flow”

This session is for you if… you influence the scaling processes of your company at any level or if you are interested in understanding the importance of having effective and efficient teams within your company.

12:45pm
Presentation

How Technology Is Enabling Inclusive Product Development

30 mins
  • Track - Plan
  • Technical
  • Workforce
  • Dr Emmanuelle Savarit

    Head of User Research (Global)

    Just Eat Takeaway.com

Raising awareness of the interconnection among technology, inclusivity, and UX research is essential for designing products and services. As technological tools have become more accessible to users of all genders, it has become increasingly important to integrate UX research into the development of new digital products and services. In order to be inclusive, UX researchers must systematically consider diverse audiences, taking into account factors such as gender, technology literacy, cultural background, origin, and accessibility.

Today, we can really see how technological evolution has changed the life of researchers (from carrying heavy equipment such as video cameras, tripods or running sessions in labs full of cables to now conducting sessions remotely on any devices with end-users from all over the world).

Although the evolution of technology has made it easier to conduct UX research, this can also lead to a lack of context in the data collected. As a result, there is a need for future tools (such as AI or virtual reality) to provide deeper insights into user experiences.

Session Key Takeaways:

  • Technology has improved and can facilitate inclusivity in product development.
  • There is a growing awareness of the importance of inclusivity in creating products and services.
  • UX research is crucial in promoting inclusivity in product development.

This sessions is for you if.. you are a Product manager, Developer, everyone involved in developing digital product of services.

1:40pm
Presentation

Lessons For Cultivating Successful New Teams

30 mins
  • Track - Implement
  • Workforce
  • Veronica Peterson

    Software Engineer and Manager

    IMC Trading

As companies grow or shift, effectively shaping new teams is key to the success of the entire organisation. Whether they are new hires or internal transfers, experienced or entry-level employees, individual contributors or aspiring leads, they all need support to grow in their careers while seamlessly collaborating with teammates.

To build strong teams from the ground-up, there are a few key considerations to keep in mind: navigating different backgrounds and experiences, establishing positive relationships within the group and with stakeholders, and creating a team culture that motivates members towards common goals.

In this talk, we’ll explore best practices for cultivating efficient teams and cover potential challenges you may encounter. Whether you’re a current or aspiring people manager, or just a member of a growing organisation, this presentation will provide valuable lessons and ideas that will help set your team up for long-term success.

Session Key Takeaways:

  • Lessons you can apply to build new teams in an established organisation
  • How to leverage the unique strengths, skills and workflows of engineers from all backgrounds
  • How to develop and mentor future leaders

This session is for you if…

  • You are a current or aspiring manager or lead at a growing organisation
  • You are an individual contributor looking to learn how to support your team’s growth and success
11:30am
Workshop

Become A Chaos Pilot & Bring Meaningful Change

60 mins
  • Track - Workshop
  • Not to be Missed
  • Premium Only
  • Transformation
  • Workforce
  • Filipa Moura

    Principal Software Engineer

    bp The Netherlands

  • Monica Norman

    Technical Programme Manager

    bp The Netherlands

  • Tehsheena Shams

    Founder & CEO

    Dynamo

Bringing transformative change in any business requires a radically different mindset, chaos pilots have that mindset and you can become one too.

Immerse yourself in a hands-on workshop on chaos piloting. Become one yourself and bring meaningful change anywhere – your business, work, and life! Learn from technology start-up founders and engineers at bp who are transforming front-line operations to make them safer and more efficient.

Session Key Takeaways:

  • Who are chaos pilots, and why are they essential in any organisation?
  • How can you become a chaos pilot?
  • Discover the pitfalls to avoid

This session is for you if...you are starting your business, or you are looking to start a business, and/or are working on solving big, complex problems that are ambiguous and challenge the status quo.

 

2:35pm
Presentation

Leading Through Uncertainty With Authenticity To Deliver Business Goals & Employee Happiness

30 mins
  • Track - Plan
  • Not to be Missed
  • Workforce
  • Eve Henrikson

    GM EMEA

    Uber Eats

Whether you’re just starting up or in the midst of scaling a global team, this session will give you everything you need to know about keeping employees happy, while delivering the bottom line.

In this session Eve will share her experience and key lessons learned at the helm of Uber’s European delivery business during the post-pandemic ‘boom’ and ‘bust’ cycles. This will include topics such as balancing bottom line targets with ambitious growth plans; successfully managing global reorganisations, locally; and building meaningful connections at scale.

Session Key Takeaways:

  • The importance of seeing the forest and the trees and why knowing the details that matter is critical to delivering the bigger picture
  • Building with heart and maximising your impact by putting yourself in the shoes of the people who use your products
  • Great minds don’t think alike -why embracing diversity is fundamental to building a global and profitable business
10:00am
Keynote

Product Led Transformation

30 mins
  • Track - Keynote
  • Career
  • Leadership
  • Maite Zubiaurre

    Chief Product Officer

    bol.com

As a professional we read, listen and watch a lot of content that deepens our knowledge about innovation, in depth (tech) solutions and development. But how do you turn knowledge into action? Into actually executing new business opportunities and implementing exhilarating improvement while making sure you are using the power of the technology by the people implementing and engineering on it. Discover the meaning and impactful parameters that are essential to be able to make a difference.

Maite Zubiaurre will share a story about our latest big challenge to change the way we think and use technology in advertising on our platform. It is a story about being brave, the importance of female leadership, an enabling culture and developing strong, resilient teams in combination with elevating the power of tech to truly do a little better every day and make more impact.

Session Key Takeaways:

  • Prove that curiosity, humbleness and diversity are essential when it comes to executing the power of tech
  • Embrace that culture is the one thing that binds you as colleagues and unifies and empowers us
  • Understand that Tech is about so much more then the bits and bites of the technology

This session is for you if…

  • You are curious to learn about the major role that tech plays in the bol.com retail platform.
  • You are passionate to learn and be inspired about how you can make a difference by being you
  • You want to be inspired by the journey of a young female leader and you are curious to learn how she leads Product, now from a board position
1:45pm
Workshop

Building Effective Mentoring Practices For Companies

60 mins
  • Track - Workshop
  • Career
  • Leadership
  • Non-Technical
  • Premium Only
  • Irina Veligan

    Campaigns Optimisation Manager

    Gen

Corporate mentorship programs have been implemented by many companies to enhance recruitment efforts, improve employee engagement, foster leadership development, promote diversity and increase loyalty and retention rates. However, the effectiveness of such programs depends on the quality of their implementation. Creating a successful mentoring program can be much more challenging that it appears, and many programs fail to meet their objectives.

This workshop will represent insights and principles from interviews with companies of varying sizes that have effectively implemented mentoring programs. Participants will learn practical strategies to launch their own successful mentoring program within their organisations.

Session Key Takeaways:

  • Discover best practices for launching and promoting a mentoring program
  • Learn how to pair mentees effectively
  • Learn what resources to provide to mentors and mentees and how to measure success of each relationship during the program
12:40pm
Workshop

Responsible AI Or Ethical Leadership?

60 mins
  • Track - Workshop
  • Leadership
  • Premium Only
  • Ayse Duran

    Business Transformations, Managing Director

    FTI Consulting (Netherlands)

  • Stephanie Wagenaar

    Senior Director & Lead Digital

    FTI Consulting (Netherlands)

  • Sabine Clappaert

    Managing Director, People & Transformation

    FTI Consulting (Belgium)

Ethical leadership is the foundation that is needed to develop and use responsible AI. So what kind of leadership is needed to respond to the ethical challenges of artificial intelligence and big data, and what role might character play in guiding leaders?

AI is dominating news headlines and hallway conversations everywhere right now. And while what it can do to help businesses streamline operations and improve leadership decision-making is impressive, there are some things it can’t do. It can’t demonstrate character. It can’t show courage or empathy, at least not authentically. AI can’t make values-based decisions.

Few insights will be more valuable to your success as leader than knowing who you are and what you stand for.

Session Key Takeaways:

  • What is ethical leadership and how does it affect your career, team and your organisation?
  • How can you define your own unique leadership North Star?
  • How can you demonstrate ethical leadership in decision-making related to AI topics?

This session is for you if…

  • You are interested in developing your own leadership north star!
  • You lead projects or people and want to be able to speak from a strong sense of purpose
  • You have an interest in AI and the role that leaders play in ensuring it is used responsibly
11:30am
Workshop

Let’s Talk About The Energy Trilemma

60 mins
  • Track - Workshop
  • Leadership
  • Premium Only
  • Marieke ten Houte de Lange

    Vice President HR for Information & Digital Technology

    Shell

Ever found yourself grappling with intricate problems, or in a position where you must collaborate with individuals you don’t necessarily see eye-to-eye with? Are you curious about the leadership traits required to facilitate transformative collaboration and generate unique outcomes?

Our world’s most urgent challenges demand a paradigm shift in our approach to collaborative thinking. But how can we pave the path for improved future outcomes when stakeholders have a lack of understanding, trust, or rapport with each other?

In this dynamic session, we’ll use the energy transition scenario as a business case, examining how transformative collaboration among diverse stakeholders can lead to groundbreaking solutions. This is an opportunity to explore the potential of collaborative strategies in overcoming barriers and fostering innovation.

Session Key Takeaways:

  • Understanding why collaboration is both difficult and necessary to solve complex challenges
  • Understanding the leadership qualities required to enable transformative collaboration
  • Engage in dialogue on business case “energy transition” what it takes to move forward and the role each and every one of us can play?

This session is for you if…

  • You are curious about collaboration and building bridges
  • You are keen to break down barriers for collaboration
  • You are prepared to get active and lean into the dialogue. And learn about energy transition at same time
3:10pm
Presentation

Don’t Dream It, Be It: How To Be Truly Diverse And Inclusive In Tech

30 mins
  • Track - Implement
  • Leadership
  • Non-Technical
  • Workforce
  • Tanja Antonijevic

    HR Director

    Miele X

Sometimes tech is too much about doing techie things and not enough about being human. Same goes for Diversity & Inclusion, where we often we fall in the trap of doing diverse and inclusive things, rather than being diverse and inclusive. This presentation gives you concrete steps on how to build a better, more authentic, and inclusive company culture in tech.

As a global digital hub, Miele X is here to support the Miele Group in creating and growing their digital heritage. Founded as a start-up within a large organisation, Miele X quickly grew to a large, gender-balanced team of diverse experts, with over 40 nationalities on board. HR Director Tanja Antonijevic was there from the start and will explain why her mantra ‘Don’t dream it, be it’ was crucial for building this truly diverse and inclusive team. She will do this through sharing successes, failures, and concrete actions that can help you create a better, more diverse, and inclusive tech culture.

Session Key Takeaways:

  • Understand the impact of a diverse and inclusive culture on team performance and the creation of solutions fit for all
  • Recognise that fostering a truly diverse and inclusive culture transcends mere activities, emphasising the essence of being diverse and inclusive
  • Gain insights into ten practical strategies to incorporate greater diversity and inclusivity within your organisation

This session is for you if…you are interested or involved in building and leading tech teams and/or creating an innovative culture within scale-ups and larger organisations.

12:40pm
Workshop

Leading A Hybrid Technical Team And Executing In Uncharted Territory

60 mins
  • Track - Workshop
  • Career
  • Leadership
  • Premium Only
  • Whitney Zheng

    Engineering Manager

    Yelp

Whether you are new to management, a company, a team through an internal transfer, or recently experienced a re-org, the novelty can bring excitement but also introduce chaos and uncertainties. There are already plenty of obstacles leading a technical team in this new remote work setup, not to mention the expectation to deliver performance and reliability for hybrid tech teams.

In territories where well-laid blueprints have been replaced by uncertainty, effectively managing the balance between team exploration and execution versus stakeholder buy-in and expectations becomes the engine for propelling products forward. In this session, we’ll talk about practical approaches and processes to help early adopters turn ideas into reality in business contexts.

Session Key Takeaways:

  • Running diagnostics of existing team status and dynamics
  • Introducing and implementing relevant and effective team processes
  • Communication strategies internally with team members and externally with management and stakeholders
11:35am
Presentation

AI Everywhere: Leveraging Data For A Unified Fintech Solution

30 mins
  • Track - FinTech
  • Data
  • Transformation
  • Akhila Vangara

    Data Scientist

    Adyen

Uncover the transformative power of AI in fintech: Gain a deep understanding of how vast amount of data can be used to solve problems, enhance decision making processes, improve merchant experience and streamline internal operations. In addition, take a peek into real world applications/examples of AI in the fintech domain and understand the challenges and ethical considerations associated with AI adoption in Fintech.

This session brings to you an overview of the transformative potential of AI in the financial technology sector. Digitisation is everywhere in financial services – this makes available vast amounts of data – paving way for both challenges and opportunities.

This session will delve into harnessing this potential of data to develop fintech solutions as a one stop shop by integrating AI technologies across different sectors of financial services – banking, payments, risk assessment, credit risk and anti money laundering efforts at scale.

Session Key Takeaways:

  • The power of data and AI in the fintech landscape, i.e. how AI is revolutionising the current industry at a fast pace
  • Attendees will also gain an insight into how the solutions are implemented at scale
  • The challenges faced by the different players in the industry, both in banking and technology

This session is for you if…

  • You are a fintech professional working in payments, risk, banking, compliance this will give you a chance to look at a real life example of AI being leveraged in the industry
  • You are a data scientist/AI practitioner, the talk will gloss over the different technologies being implemented and researched at adyen
  • It is also meant for technology or fintech enthusiasts who want to know what the industry is up to
12:40pm
Workshop

Effective Communication: Mastering Constructive Feedback

60 mins
  • Track - Workshop
  • Leadership
  • Premium Only
  • Erica Chesley

    Software Engineer

    Plaid

Delve into strategies, backed by learning science, that will enhance your ability to provide constructive feedback. This session aims to foster meaningful growth, nurture strong relationships, and reduce the stress often associated with feedback exchanges. Be part of an environment where feedback is not something to fear, but a tool for improvement and connection.

Effective feedback helps us grow into the best version of ourselves. Yet so often feedback conversations can prompt feelings of anxiety, fear, and frustration (on both sides), and erode trust and communication. In this interactive session participants will discuss strategies for offering feedback in a way that opens up communication, makes space for vulnerability, and helps the recipient not only receive but also absorb and meaningfully incorporate the feedback.

Discover techniques that range from narrowing (and defining) the scope of your feedback to understanding your audience (and meeting them where they are) to recognising (and reacting to) your biases (and much more). Attendees will leave feeling empowered to make their next feedback conversations ones that lead to meaningful growth, nurture relationships, and just generally aren’t so scary!

Session Key Takeaways:

  • Learn science backed strategies for offering feedback in a way that opens communication, builds trust, and can be meaningfully absorbed and utilised for growth
  • Insights into the ways your existing feedback structures and approaches might engender anxiety or fear, negatively impact relationships, and impede recipients from making effective use of the feedback
  • A personalised action plan for future feedback interactions

This session is for you if…you ever give feedback in a professional capacity (whether to a peer, direct report, or manager).

4:00pm
Workshop

How To Build More Adaptable Organisations By Leading With Authenticity

60 mins
  • Track - Workshop
  • Leadership
  • Non-Technical
  • Premium Only
  • Pamela Corbin-Audoux

    Diversity & Inclusion, Leadership

    Decathlon Digital

  • Sophie Pesanti

    Group Product Manager

    Decathlon Digital

We need to smash down the idea that being a leader only equates to being strong all the time and having all the answers: there are many ways to lead, and we’ll tap into our collective intelligence to help you find your own authentic expression.

If Brené Brown and Spiderman had a brainchild, that kid would probably say “with great power comes great vulnerability”. Well, to be honest, we believe it’s the other way around. Becoming aware of your vulnerability takes courage, and harnessing it is so rewarding. Embark with us on this journey to leadership and more connected teams through empathy, authenticity and efficiency.

(Yes, admittedly, we sound like your friendly Instagram self-appointed thought leaders, but we swear we are not.)

Session Key Takeaways:

  • A newly-found support group you can nurture to help you grow
  • Practical, actionable tips to support you as an authentic leader
  • Proven tools to practice vulnerability

This session is for you if…you’re a people manager (whether seasoned or newly-minted) and struggling with the idea of being vulnerable at work, not having all the answers, fighting impostor syndrome…

12:40pm
Workshop

Be Seen And Be Heard Through Assertiveness & Impact

60 mins
  • Track - Workshop
  • Leadership
  • Premium Only
  • Monica Rodriguez

    Corporate Facilitator & Coach

    Simitri Group

Now more than ever, our ideas need to be heard and acted upon, as we shape the New Frontier. However, often our strategies and recommendations are not taken seriously in the tech world. Or some feel reluctant to stand their ground or push back. As a result, some women are held back in their careers, and organisations lose out on their innovative solutions.

Be seen- and be heard. Upskill your assertiveness level through this interactive, practical workshop. You’ll understand the benefits and obstacles to assertiveness. You’ll explore different communication approaches and when to apply them. Most importantly, you’ll practice how to express yourself with confidence and impact.

This session is for you if…you have a client-facing role, if you want to develop your leadership presence, or if you seek to make a difference with your ideas and solutions.

Session Key Takeaways:

  • Embrace the mindset required to be assertive
  • Strike the balance between empathy and assertiveness
  • Sharpen your body language, voice, and words to speak with impact
3:10pm
Presentation

Transforming A Scale Up For The Future

30 mins
  • Track - FinTech
  • Transformation
  • Krista den Uijl

    Chief Technical Officer

    Knab

Knab is the first Digital Bank of the Netherlands, starting about 5 years before the hype of the Neobanks like Revolut and N26. How did we start out, where are we now and what does that mean for our IT? A journey from start up to finding our sweet spot to delivering on our (customer) value by reaching our full potential in the future and the transformation that is underway to make this all possible.

Change is a given in any organisations. Too often it is seen as a cost saving or problem solving mechanism. This session will explore a transformation that is powered by growth potential and explores the key elements that can make or break the transformation process.

Session Key Takeaways:

  • The strength of a combined business and IT approach in designing and delivering customer value
  • How to plan, execute and guide major transformations
  • Why any transformation can never be only by IT
  • All in the context of the journey of the first full digital bank of the Netherlands building there next future

This session is for you if…you love customer centric organisations and transformation to be ready for growth, this is your session!

2:50pm
Workshop

The Untapped Potential Of Team Branding: Excel In The New Frontier

60 mins
  • Track - Workshop
  • Career
  • Leadership
  • Premium Only
  • Skills
  • Dina Krapivko

    Head of Technology Operations

    PVH Europe

In today’s rapidly evolving tech industry, staying ahead requires not only embracing new technologies but also reimagining the way we harness the collective strength of our teams.

Discover the transformative impact of team branding as we delve into the strategies that empower organisations to unleash their team’s full potential. Learn the essential elements of successful team branding and gain practical insights on its implementation. Through practical examples, we’ll demonstrate how a strong team brand cultivates an innovative culture, boosts employee engagement, and ultimately enhances business outcomes. Don’t miss this opportunity to revolutionise your organisation’s approach to teamwork and maximise operational excellence.

To stay ahead of the curve, it is now more important than ever to have a team that can work together effectively and efficiently. Soft skills like communication, collaboration, and branding are essential for creating a cohesive team that can achieve hard operational excellence results.

In this session, we will explore how investing in team branding can lead to significant improvements in productivity, innovation, and overall success. Join us in discovering the power of soft skills for hard results in the new frontier of tech.

Session Key Takeaways:

  • Harnessing the untapped potential of your team by establishing a strong and recognisable team brand that fosters unity, purpose, and drives innovation
  • Driving operational excellence through team branding: how to cultivate a culture of innovation, increase employee engagement and foster better business outcomes
  • Practical strategies: implementing successful team branding in your organisation, empowering you to enhance leadership skills and drive success in the rapidly evolving tech industry

This session is for you if…you are a forward-thinking leader eager to unlock the true potential of your team and drive operational excellence in your organisation in the new frontier Tech. Whether you’re part of a small startup or a large enterprise, this session is tailored to equip you with the practical insights and strategies in the intersection of technology, team dynamics and innovation.

3:10pm
Presentation

Building Enterprise-Ready IT With AI, And How To Future-Proof Your Career

30 mins
  • Track - Software
  • Career
  • Transformation
  • Nabitha Rao

    Information Technology, Vice President

    GitLab

Stay ahead in the evolving landscape of IT by embracing AI’s capabilities by exploring how AI can be leveraged within the realm of business functions.

Discover how personalised attention to employee experiences can be the building block to achieve operational maturity, cultivate stronger customer relationships, foster unwavering brand loyalty, and achieve sustained growth and success.

Future-proof your career by assessing its impact, leveraging soft skills, staying tech-savvy and relevant in the world of AI.

Session Key Takeaways:

  • IT’s role in a successful organisation
  • Discover how to embed AI into IT operations
  • Tips on how to future-proof your career in an AI powered world
5:10pm
Workshop

The Untapped Potential Of Team Branding: Excel In The New Frontier

60 mins
  • Track - Workshop
  • Career
  • Leadership
  • Premium Only
  • Skills
  • Dina Krapivko

    Head of Technology Operations

    PVH Europe

In today’s rapidly evolving tech industry, staying ahead requires not only embracing new technologies but also reimagining the way we harness the collective strength of our teams.

Discover the transformative impact of team branding as we delve into the strategies that empower organisations to unleash their team’s full potential. Learn the essential elements of successful team branding and gain practical insights on its implementation. Through practical examples, we’ll demonstrate how a strong team brand cultivates an innovative culture, boosts employee engagement, and ultimately enhances business outcomes. Don’t miss this opportunity to revolutionise your organisation’s approach to teamwork and maximise operational excellence.

To stay ahead of the curve, it is now more important than ever to have a team that can work together effectively and efficiently. Soft skills like communication, collaboration, and branding are essential for creating a cohesive team that can achieve hard operational excellence results.

In this session, we will explore how investing in team branding can lead to significant improvements in productivity, innovation, and overall success. Join us in discovering the power of soft skills for hard results in the new frontier of tech.

Session Key Takeaways:

  • Harnessing the untapped potential of your team by establishing a strong and recognisable team brand that fosters unity, purpose, and drives innovation
  • Driving operational excellence through team branding: how to cultivate a culture of innovation, increase employee engagement and foster better business outcomes
  • Practical strategies: implementing successful team branding in your organisation, empowering you to enhance leadership skills and drive success in the rapidly evolving tech industry

This session is for you if…you are a forward-thinking leader eager to unlock the true potential of your team and drive operational excellence in your organisation in the new frontier Tech. Whether you’re part of a small startup or a large enterprise, this session is tailored to equip you with the practical insights and strategies in the intersection of technology, team dynamics and innovation.

12:10pm
Presentation

Keeping Pace With Innovation: Digital Transformation In A Traditional Business

30 mins
  • Track - Implement
  • Transformation
  • Karinna Calin

    Global CX & Data Analytics Lead

    Unilever

This is not a story about adapting to survive but rather anticipating in order to thrive in an ever changing digital world where an omnichannel approach to customer experience is becoming the new ABC for digitally savvy businesses in consumer goods.

A traditional business that has always “done things their way” and succeeded by doing so thanks to being a market leader finds themselves in a challenge when the entire industry moves to digitalisation at a speed they have not foreseen due to 2020 global pandemic. How do we speed up change without compromising current ambitions? How do we transform a traditional face-to face driven business to digitalisation and automated processes without losing what makes it special? Through a lot of trial & error and an experimentation culture we have led not just a digital transformation but rather a digital revolution across +20 markets globally.

Session Key Takeaways:

  • Initiate a strategic roadmap for the digital transformation of your traditional business, leveraging a start-up mindset to foster innovation and maintain agility
  • Regularly evaluate and reassess your digitalisation levels, ensuring alignment with evolving market needs and customer expectations
  • Post-establishment of an eCommerce platform, actively pursue opportunities for optimisation and growth, including UX/UI enhancements and improved marketing strategies
  • Integrate the human element strategically into your omnichannel ecosystem by optimising customer service touch points, personalising user experiences, and fostering employee engagement

This session is for you if…you are looking to challenge your mindset on both traditional and digital businesses to find the perfect balance for sustainable growth in your company/organisation.

4:45pm
Presentation

Revolutionise Your Workday: Unleashing The Power Of Low-Code/No-Code Automation!

30 mins
  • Track - Implement
  • Career
  • Data
  • Workforce
  • Eden Ihamouine

    IT Global Purchasing Intern

    Danone

Today, studies shows that 76% of workers spend 1-3 hours a day in data entry and tasks that a robot could be doing for them. What if you were able to use those 1-3 hours to your core job functions ? That’s the bet we made ! Thanks to our learning on automation, we are now able to earn time and productivity. We will share with you our journey through daily tasks automation and our experience.

Given that daily tasks and data entry are integral parts of your career, it’s essential to leverage them effectively. Let’s streamline these tasks and utilise them wisely for a more productive work life.

Session Key Takeaways:

  • Understand what the biggest productivity blockers are
  • Learn how to make your daily-life easier at work
  • Insights into the different steps in automation

This session is for you if…you are seeking for a new way of thinking to manage your data.

2:35pm
Presentation

Getting Future Ready: What It Means To Be A Modern Business

30 mins
  • Track - Implement
  • Non-Technical
  • Workforce
  • Monique Wagenmaker-Oudijk

    Consulting Lead for Northern Europe

    Cognizant

Curious about what a future-ready business resembles? This session will explore findings from Economist Impact research, shedding light on the primary drivers of future readiness. Furthermore, we will introduce a benchmarking tool to assess your business’s readiness for the future.

In this session, you’ll learn important tips for getting ready for the future, figure out the skills you need to grow, and find out how to match big ideas with realistic steps for success now and in the future.

Session Key Takeaways:

  • Gain insights into the pivotal factors that shape a future-ready business, and how to take proactive steps to become future-fit
  • Receive access to a benchmarking tool that measures your business’s positioning for the future
  • Understand the transformative role of ESG, especially diversity, in driving change

This session is for you if…

  • You are advising clients on their future strategies
  • You are collaborating with partners for a shared future vision
  • You are an individual keen on fortifying your preparedness for an unpredictable future
2:50pm
Workshop

Building Effective Mentoring Practices For Companies

60 mins
  • Track - Workshop
  • Career
  • Leadership
  • Non-Technical
  • Premium Only
  • Irina Veligan

    Campaigns Optimisation Manager

    Gen

Corporate mentorship programs have been implemented by many companies to enhance recruitment efforts, improve employee engagement, foster leadership development, promote diversity and increase loyalty and retention rates. However, the effectiveness of such programs depends on the quality of their implementation. Creating a successful mentoring program can be much more challenging that it appears, and many programs fail to meet their objectives.

This workshop will represent insights and principles from interviews with companies of varying sizes that have effectively implemented mentoring programs. Participants will learn practical strategies to launch their own successful mentoring program within their organizations.

Session Key Takeaways:

  • Discover best practices for launching and promoting a mentoring program
  • Learn how to pair mentees effectively
  • Learn what resources to provide to mentors and mentees and how to measure success of each relationship during the program
3:15pm
Presentation

AI For Space

60 mins
  • Track - InfoTech
  • AI
  • Data
  • Transformation

As humanity prepares to venture back to the moon, attendees will gain insight into ESA’s missions and integration of new data-driven approaches to guarantee reliable communications and operations in the lunar environment.

Learn how AI algorithms are harnessed to predict and prevent satellite failures, guaranteeing reliable communications and operations in the lunar environment. As the satellite industry undergoes a profound digital transformation, understanding the power of AI becomes paramount.

Session Key Takeaways:

  • Gain insights into how AI is leveraged to predict satellite failures before they happen, offering unprecedented levels of reliability and performance
  • Learn what AI in space entails and how rather small and simple machine learning models can help shape the future space missions and operations
  • Gain an overview of ESA’s mission to return to the moon and its significance in space exploration

This session is for you if…you are interested in artificial intelligence, satellites, and the inspiring notion that you don’t have to be an astronaut to work in the field of space.

12:10pm
Presentation

The Game-Changing Potential Of AI In Finance Transformation

30 mins
  • Track - FinTech
  • AI
  • Transformation

Explore the impact of artificial intelligence (AI) on the digital transformation of the finance function. We will discuss the transition from digitalisation to true transformation, emphasising the shift from technology and process improvements to strategic innovation and value creation. What are the skills and competencies finance professionals need to develop? What are the challenges and rewards of this transformation, and the collaborative relationship between humans and machines in the AI-shaped finance function of the future?

Now, professionals need to understand the role of AI in transforming all the different departments in the company and the potential benefits it brings. They will learn how AI can go beyond automation to drive strategic innovation, identify new opportunities, predict market trends, and optimise risk management strategies. By staying informed about this topic, professionals can better prepare for the changing demands of the business world and redefine their roles, for instance as finance professionals, adding more value to their organisations.

Session Key Takeaways:

  • The finance function is undergoing a profound transformation from digitalisation to true transformation. This involves shifting focus from technology and process improvements to strategic innovation and value creation.
  • AI technology empowers finance professionals to develop new skills and competencies, such as data analytics, digital strategy, and innovation management. By embracing AI, finance professionals can redefine their roles, improve financial performance, and drive growth.
  • The AI-shaped finance function of the future will be defined by collaboration between humans and machines. AI-powered tools can analyse large amounts of data, provide insights and recommendations, and enable fast decision-making. Finance professionals will be able to leverage AI for targeted recommendations, proactive planning, and to regain their roles as creative thinkers and problem solvers.
11:35am
Presentation

Shifting Gears: Tech-Enabled Sustainability And Digitalisation

30 mins
  • Track - InfoTech
  • Transformation
  • Yvonne Bettkober

    Head of Organisation Development and Group Transformation

    Volkswagen

The megatrends sustainability and digitalisation have led to the greatest, fastest and deepest transformation of the automotive industry, disrupting and reshaping the business.

From the birth of the iconic Beetle to the evolution into a multi-brand group, Volkswagen has always been in the driver’s seat when it came to shaping the future of mobility.

Now, Volkswagen is reinventing its business once again: from a car manufacturer to a provider of sustainable mobility for generations to come. It’s no longer just about cars. It’s about an amazing experience that is intuitive, personalised, and emission-free.

Yvonne Bettkober, head of organisational development and transformation, will share how technology has become the driving force behind Volkswagen’s progress, from smarter vehicles to smarter shop floors.

They key to success of this massive transformation is not the technology alone though. It’s the people. People with a growth mindset, strong values, and passion.

2:35pm
Presentation

Digital Transformation: What’s New?

30 mins
  • Track - InfoTech
  • Transformation
  • Bidisha Agarwal

    Global IT Lead Corporate Lending

    ING

Transformation is more than just digitalisation. Technology will deliver what you want it to deliver but crucial is the mindset and organisation shift which is very often underestimated when embarking on a big change.

Session Key Takeaways:

  • Transformation is about people, process, technology and everything in between
  • How to manage the clarity of impact, empowerment of your people and knowledge of your data.
  • How to master the “dance” of constant change – the why, the what and the how?

This session is for you if…you are someone who is is managing or working on an organisational transformation journey, or just wondering what’s missing.

5:20pm
Presentation

Workplace Diversity In Action

30 mins
  • Track - Implement
  • Diversity & Inclusion
  • Workforce
  • Sandrine Pons

    Regional VP Solution Sales and Innovation

    SAP

There remains an imbalance in workplace diversity, Discover new approaches to driving success and inclusivity in the workplace, addressing the ongoing challenges of diversity imbalance.

Sandrine Pons, SAP, is an award-winning champion of diversity at work. She shares her view on how to drive a dynamic and inclusive workplace – now and into the future

Session Key Takeaways:

  • Where the imbalance and the opportunity lies for a successful, diverse, tech workforce
  • How to break through as a woman in the world of tech
  • How to drive a truly diverse and inclusive workforce now and into the future

This session is for you if…you need the “how to” be more diverse and inclusive at work.

5:20pm
Presentation

Total Enterprise Reinvention: The Strategy That Leads To A New Performance Frontier

30 mins
  • Track - Plan
  • Transformation
  • Margriet Westerink

    Cloud First Lead and Inclusion & Diversity sponsor

    Accenture the Netherlands

A convergence of forces has made the work of today’s leaders incredibly complex. From the pace of technological innovation to structural shifts in the economy, leaders face a once-in-a-generation change in the operating environment. Executives need to meet these combined challenges and opportunities head on. That means accelerating the reinvention of their enterprises. Achieving systematic change requires a new approach to business transformation.

Total Enterprise Reinvention is a deliberate strategy that aims to set a new performance frontier for businesses— and in most cases the industries in which they operate—to drive growth, optimise operations and build a digital core. Yet, our research revealed that only 8% of companies are moving to adopt a Total Enterprise Reinvention strategy.

In this session, we will explore the six characteristics of Total Enterprise Reinvention and how companies can out-perform on financial, technology and 360° value dimensions.

Session Key Takeaways:

Total Enterprise Reinvention is a deliberate strategy that is digital at its core and ambitious in its reach to continually reinvent all aspects of the business and deliver 360° value by investing in technologies to:

  • How to build a digital core
  • How to create new ways of working
  • How to drive growth and optimise operations

This session is for you if…you want to set a new performance frontier for your organisation.

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