Agenda

Day 1 | Wednesday 20 October 2021

INNOVATIVE STRATEGIES AND BUSINESS MODELS

 

 

09.00  Organization's Welcome Address

09.05  Chair's Opening Remarks

MEGATENDENCIES FOR A NEW WORLD

 

09.10  Presentation

Mega Tendencies Shaping the New World: Digital Innovation as a Road to Resilience

Trends that are transforming society and organizations

  • What are the emerging trends that will change your business and that you can't ignore?

  • What are the most important demographic, economic, social, environmental, political and technological changes (cloud, big data, artificial intelligence, Internet of Things, ...) that are changing the world?

  • How can you anticipate these changes?

  • Emerging technologies - what to expect next

RESILIENCE ENGINEERING

 

09.45  Fireside chat

From Infrastructure Development to Business Growth: The Role of IT in the New World

  • Discover how, IT solutions are making a difference on operations performance and how this changes the role of the IT Department

  • Learn how IT leaders can create new value-added solutions around the organization’s existing data

  • Uncover how new ways of working are necessary for the IT function to adapt and survive


THE CEO's PERSPECTIVE

 

10.20  Case Study

Digital Transformation: How to Make it Stick and Sustain Change

  • From software to people, learn how to engrave digital transformation in the DNA of the organization to support value creation

  • Learn how to prepare the organization for a future made of growth and adaptability

  • Discover how to change the organization to increase efficiency on the long-term

  • Master how to lead for digital transformation to achieve organizational efficiency

10.55  Break

MODELS FOR OPERATIONAL EXCELLENCE

 

11.15  Case Study

From Traditional to Digital: Pilot Testing and Deployment

 

  • Discover how to create and execute a 5 year digital transformation plan to leave your mark on a perennial development of the organization

  • Explore how to implement design thinking to transform the organization from traditional to digital

  • Learn how digital logistics can be redesigned to add value

  • Discover the practices that companies should avoid adopting in agile

IT LEADERSHIP IN A VUCA WORLD

(Volatile, Uncertain, Complex and Ambiguous World)

 

11.50  Panel Discussion - Case Studies

Reimagining the Role of the Digital & IT Leader of the Future: Leadership Beyond Technology

How has the role of digital and IT leaders changed in redefining strategies, change processes, transformation, and ensuring resilience?

  • What are the current challenges, future priorities, plans that have been implemented and results to date?

  • How to be a visionary digital and IT leader who can identify trends, challenges and opportunities to help reposition the company in the upcoming years?

  • The main leadership lessons and innovations from the pandemic that must be institutionalized - to avoid returning to the comfort of old habits and accelerate your leadership

12.30  Lunch

IT AND BUSINESS COLLABORATION

 

13.30  Case Study

Setting Up World Class Manufacturing across 4 Pilots: Executing Digital Transformation From Start to Finish on a Global Scale

 

  • Master the art of implementing concurrent pilots on a global scale

  • Learn how to get buy in from line managers to implement new ways of working

  • Discover how operational excellence drives growth and value

CUSTOMERS, INNOVATION AND REAL VALUE STRATEGIES

14.05  Case Study

Open Innovation: How to Unleash the Full Power of your Teams to Drive Growth

  • Learn how to leverage un- or under-utilized ideas and technologies to rationalize processes

  • Discover how to bring external ideas and technologies to drive internal innovation

  • Master change management following organizational disruption using open innovation principles

14.40  Break

FUTURE OF WORK


Talent for Strategic Planning and Execution

15.00  Case Study

Customer centricity in Banking: From Compliance to Emotions

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  • Discover how to convert an organization focused on regulation and compliance into a place where the attention is focused on the customer emotions

  • Uncover how the promises of technology cannot materialize without the ability to use it


Remote Work and Return Plans

15.35  Case Study

The Entrepreneurial Mindset: Getting Buy-in And Funds to Achieve User Satisfaction

  • Discover an entrepreneurial approach to digitalization and how to implement it in bigger organizations

  • Learn how to implement an Agile way of working in a waterfall environment

  • Uncover how, In a world governed by digital services, to ideate and create a specific service which the customers do not know they need

 

INNOVATION AND CHANGE MANAGEMENT

16.10 Panel Discussion - Case Studies
Change Management - Driving Cultural Change in the Digital Age

  • What are the main challenges and strategies to manage change in a digital environment?

  • IT's role in creating an organizational culture that maximizes innovation, performance, learning, diversity, collaborative growth, and a shared vision of success

  • What should be the level of involvement in change management, who should participate and even lead?

  • Key steps to implement and manage the change process? 

DRAW OF A COMPLEMENTARY ENTRY PASS - DIGITAL & IT LEADERS EUROPE 2022

 

16.50  Draw of a Complimentary Entry Pass for Digital & IT Leaders Europe 2022 - Announcing the Winner

Stay with us, and you can be the lucky winner!

16.55  Chair's Conclusions and Closing of Day 1