Workshops

Hosted by leading companies, our workshops are designed to enable in-depth knowledge exchange and dialogue between attendees, focusing on challenges of their interest and how to implement specific HR and innovation practices in their firms.

Each workshop is attended by 120-180 corporate participants and includes:
Presentations by executive speakers and industry experts
Immersive roundtable discussions on selected topics
Informal networking breaks to build connections

workshops

  • HR-Exclusive Workshops • events specifically for corporate HR professionals on the latest human resource topics
  • Innovation & HR Workshops • events on culture, leadership & agile together with our unique community of corporate innovation executives

Upcoming Events


Culture & Leadership: Trust, Transparency & Teamwork Culture & Leadership for Innovation; Servant Leadership & Empowerment; Driving Change; Tolerance of Failure as Learning; Breaking Silos; Culture of Trust & Collaboration

Speakers:
Schaeffler, Spotify, Amazon, Philips, Bosch, Henkel

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Schaeffler Transparency, Trust, and Teamwork – Core Values of our Motion Technology Company
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SpotifyThe Five Pillars of Leadership for Amplifying Agility and Learning: Creating Patterns for a New Reality, Building on Psychological Safety
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Amazon Web ServicesAmazon’s Culture of Innovation: Nurturing Day-One Mindsets at Scale and Onboarding Customers with Company Culture
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PhilipsDriving Transformation for the People by the People: and Fostering Agile Mindsets
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BoschDriving Transformation to Succeed in a Complex World: Leading in an Agile Environment, Changing Mindsets, and Fostering Collaboration
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HenkelLeadership for Vulnerability-Based Trust: Creating an Environment of Openness that Fosters Ideation
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Drinks on the premises


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Culture: Fostering Organizational Agility: Infusing a Modern Mindset and Driving Culture Change • Leveraging Principles of Radical and Systemic Collaboration to Drive Collaboration across the Board • Changing Mindsets – and Managing the Challenges of Agile Work Environment

Leadership: Moving from Leading to Enabling Work: from Authenticity to Genuine Kindness • Leveraging Vulnerability-Based Trust: Creating an Environment of Trust and Openness • Enabling Self-Organized Teams to Succeed: Leading with Compassion and Fostering Healthy Conflict • The Next Steps in Leadership: Leveraging Agility as a Catalyst for Change • Expanding Psychological Safety: the Five Pillars to Leading with Impact

Talent Management & People Experience Attracting, Developing, and Retaining Talent; Focusing on ‘Moments that Matter’ to Transform People Journeys; Generating Insights; Fostering Engagement, Belonging, and Wellbeing

Speakers:
Ericsson, Spotify, Kraft Heinz, SAS, Philips, Fujitsu

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EricssonReinventing Moments that Matter: Taking a People-Centric Approach to Simplify and Digitize Employee Experience
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SpotifyA People-First Strategy: Enabling and Empowering People to Learn, Grow, and Belong - for Company Success
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Kraft HeinzHolistic Wellbeing at Kraft Heinz: A Journey of Data-Driven Initiative and Cultural Transformation
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Philips Building a Comprehensive Employee Listening Strategy: Enhancing Engagement and Performance
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SAS - Scandinavian AirlinesChanging the Conversation: The Journey of Building an Employee Value Proposition
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FujitsuFostering Wellbeing and Engagement: Generating Insights and Taking a Localized Approach
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Culture of Agility, Customer Centricity & Transformation Co-Creating with Customers; Leveraging Customer Insights and Tech Foresight for Disruptive Ideas; Agile Transformation for Flexibility and Digital Innovation

Speakers:
SABIC, Amazon, BSH, Philips, IBM

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SABICCollaborative Innovation: Partnering Across the Value Chain and Developing New Ecosystems
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BSH GroupTaking a User-Centric Approach to Developing a New Product and Leveraging New Tools to Accelerate Cross-collaboration
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Amazon Web ServicesThe Innovator's Mindset: Emotional Intelligence for Innovation
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PhilipsCustomer-Centric Innovation: Leveraging a “Living Wall” to Capture Customer Experience and Drive a Culture of Collaboration
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IBMDriving a Culture of Human-Centric Innovation: Taking an Agile Approach at Scale to Develop Digital Products and Services
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Panel & Plenary Sharing

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Customer Centricity: Infusing a User and Human Centric Mindset across the Organization – and Managing Skepticism • Leveraging Experience Design: from Common Vision to Making the Complex Simple • Generating UX Insights and a Unique Card Game to Develop Product Touchpoints • Using the ‘Living Wall’ to Identify Issues in Consumer Experience • The Role of Design: from Stakeholder Management to Creative Gatekeepers • Synchronizing Design Services with Development Processes

Agility & Transformation: Key Leadership Competences to Empowering and Building High Performing Agile Teams • Driving Business Transformation: Moving into a New Domain and Building Competences • Fostering Creative Team Culture – and Increasing Grit and Resilience • Driving New Ways of Working: Leveraging Program Office and Local Chapters to Support Business Units • Enhancing Emotional Intelligence for Leaders and Teams • Working Cross-Functionally: Breaking Silos and Using Collaborative Platforms

Generative AI: Innovation, Culture & Future-Ready Leadership Use Cases for Gen AI; Leveraging AI for Innovation; Culture & Leadership for Experimentation and Transformation; Navigating Changes in Roles & Attracting AI Talent

Speakers:
Google, Shell, Amazon, Haleon, Kone, SONY, Goldsmiths University

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HaleonSolving Problems with AI: Bolstering Culture, Engaging Leadership, and Creating the Right Governance
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Goldsmiths, University of LondonLeveraging Generative AI: Identifying Opportunities, Unlocking AI Superpowers, and The Role of Leadership
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Amazon Web ServicesAI for Innovation and Idea Generation: Building the AI-Ready Culture and Fostering Future-Fit Leadership
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KONEBuilding New Solutions with Generative AI: Leading with Vision for an AI-enabled Future and Fostering Inclusive AI-Human Collaboration
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GoogleInnovation Enablers, Generative AI, and other Emerging Technologies
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Sony ElectronicsExploring Generative AI Use Cases – Catalyzing Change and Informing Leaders’ Vision
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ShellOrganizing for AI, Building Generative AI Solutions, and Leading Empowered Teams
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Generative AI: Exploring Generative AI Use Cases: Key Factors to Identifying Opportunities and Building Applications • Working Backwards with AI: Getting the Right Data Foundations to Enable Replicability • Embedding Customer Focus into Generative AI Solutions – and Delivering and Scaling at Speed • Leveraging AI for Idea Generation • Creating Bigger Value with AI: Organizing and Setting up Agile Teams • Ensuring Strategic Alignment and Managing Risks: Validating Feasibility before Prototyping • Integrating AI into the Workforce: Increasing Performance and Efficiency

Future-Ready Leadership & Culture: Future-Ready Leadership: Fostering Experimentation and Enabling People to Thrive • Building the Right Culture as Foundation for AI: From Governance to Adoption • Taking a Hands-on Approach to Upskilling People and Enabling Them to Experiment with AI • Leading for AI: from Motivation to Vision and Agility • Getting Top Management Buy-In: Creating Tangible Impact with Small Projects

Digitalization and Agile Innovation Culture Embracing Digital Services & Transformation – and Instilling a Culture of Innovation & of Continuous Adaptation to Chinese Customer Needs

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Culture Transformation for Digital & Sustainability Transforming Culture and Rethinking Leadership for the Age of Digital & Sustainability; Shifting Mindset from Operational Excellence to Agility; Psychological Safety

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Organizational Development for the Future of Work Cultivating Agility, Flexibility, Collaborative Cultures, and Transformative Leadership

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Transformation, Leadership & Culture in Times of Uncertainty Leadership in and of Transformation; From VUCA to BANI: Building a Resilient and Collaborative Culture in the Face of Uncertainties and Crises

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Culture & Leadership for Collab. Inside & Externally Culture & Leadership for Collaboration Inside the Company and with External Partners; Changing from Hierarchy to Servant Leadership and Collaboration

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Previous Events


Agile & Lean Startup Culture Transforming Established Firms into Agile and Innovative Organizations with a Mindset of Experimentation and New Growth

Speakers:
GE, Volkswagen, Bayer, Lufthansa, Manchester Univ.

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GETransforming a Behemoth – Changing Course and Culture, and Implementing Lean Beyond the Factory Floor
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Alliance Manchester Business SchoolHow Agile Leadership Can Transform Your Business: A Blueprint for Change in Our Digital Age
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Roundtable Discussion I: 1) 8 ways to scale agile; 2) Selection of topics

Volkswagen Ideation:HubWorking Agile in a Non-Agile Environment: Setting Up Cross-Functional Teams and Combining with Design Sprints and Lean Startup
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Roundtable Discussion II: 1) 8 ways to scale agile; 2) Selection of topics

BayerThe Journey in Adopting Lean and Agile, Building Networks of Coaches and Ambassadors, Changing the Culture, and Driving Intrapreneurship
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Panel and Plenary Sharing, with feedback from exercises

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Lufthansa GroupPost-workshop session: Acting Agile in a Corporate World - A New Perspective on Collaboration Enacted with Improv
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Agile: Bringing Agile Ways of Working to a Non-Agile Environment • Ten Key Transformational Steps for the Agile Journey • Developing Agile Teams as Step Towards Corporate Agility • Creating Practical Agile Leadership Principles from Best-In- Class Businesses and Leaders • Scaling Agile across Different Cultures • Overcoming Barriers to Agility and Becoming a More Agile Leader • Building an Outcome-Focused Agile Business That Is Innovative and Customer Centric • Adapting to Ever-Changing Competitive Conditions

Lean Startup, Design Thinking and Agile: Sequencing Design Thinking and Lean Startup by Identifying Problems, Building Prototypes, and Using Build-Measure-Learn Loops • Using an Integrative Approach, Combining Design Thinking, Lean Startup and Agile • Using Agile and Lean to Provide Context to Projects • Basing Design Thinking Process on Product Backlog with Epics and User Stories

Exercise: 8 ways to scale agile, and how to become a more agile leader.

Change Management & Culture Transformation The Role of HR in Enabling a New Culture, Organizational Design, and Leadership Principles for Agility, Customer Centricity, Resilience, and Purpose-Driven Work

Speakers:
P&G, DB Schenker, Logitech, Siemens Energy, Deutsche Post DHL Group

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P&GCulture and Transformation: The Approach to Enable Transformation, Ingrain Change in the Culture & Lessons Learned
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DB SchenkerSetting up Agile HR to Drive Culture Transformation
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Roundtable Discussion I: Insights and challenges

Siemens EnergyDriving Transformation Internally: Working Top Down, Bottom Up and Making Middle Managers the Backbone of Change: Lessons Learned
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LogitechTaking a People-Driven Approach to Transformation
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Deutsche Post DHL GroupLessons Learned in Driving Culture Change & Getting Buy-In
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Innovation Leadership & Agile Culture for Transformation Leading Innovation During Uncertainty and Change – and Cultivating a Nimble and Agile Culture across the Company for Digital Transformation and Resilience

Speakers:
Evonik, Spotify, Siemens, Deutsche Telekom, ThyssenKrupp

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EvonikFrom Innovator to Incubator: Using an Agile Approach to Dealing with Uncertainty with the Discovery, Incubation, and Acceleration Process
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Deutsche TelekomThe Innovation HUB: A Skills-Based Organization with a Mindset and Leadership to Speed up Innovation, Build Collaborative Culture and Empower People
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SpotifyThe Five Pillars of Leadership for Amplifying Agility and Learning – Creating Patterns for a New Reality, Building on Psychological Safety
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ThyssenKruppEngaging Leadership in Digital Transformation, Managing Change & Working Agile
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Roundtable Discussion II

SiemensFostering Agile Mindsets and Leadership – Anchoring New Behaviors and Ways of Thinking & Acting
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Panel & Plenary Sharing

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Agile Culture: Leveraging Agile to Manage Uncertainty in Innovation: from Discovery to Acceleration • Building a Culture and Organization for Flexibility and Digital Transformation • Organizing around Skills: Creating Six Chapters to Staff People into Projects Where They Fit Best • Managing Challenges in Driving Transformation: from Resistance to Mindset • Building a Feedback Culture with Openness and Transparency & Changing the Ways of Working • Facilitating Collaboration and Cross-Pollination through Training Everyone to Work Agile • Setting up an Interaction Model to Enable Digital Unit to Work in Partnership with the Business • Bringing Down Silos by Rotating People between Projects • Using Digitally Enabled Initiatives to Drive Communication across Hierarchies

Leadership: The Five Pillars of Leadership for Amplifying Agility and Learning • Leveraging Paired Leaders to Provide Management Services to Autonomous Teams • Building and Expanding on Psychological Safety to Lead with Impact • Changing the Ways of Leading and Empowering People • Overcoming Leadership’s Resistance to Change through Diverse Initiatives

Customer-Oriented Culture of Experimentation & Collaboration Transforming Culture for Innovation & User Centricity: Building Safety, Agility & Trust; Bursting Silos; Organizing around CX; Leveraging Customer Insights, Storytelling & Design Thinking

Speakers:
Samsung, P&G, Google, BP, Lloyds Bank, Rolls-Royce

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Lloyds BankDoing Things Differently: Helping People through Change, Creating a Safe Environment, and Fostering a Culture of Experimentation and Customer Orientation
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GoogleCreating a Culture of Innovation and Experimentation – Mindset, Thinking Frameworks & Principles
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SamsungTransforming for Compelling Customer Experience: Leveraging Consumer Insights to Effectuate Customer-Centric Culture
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P&GLeveraging Storytelling & Jobs-to-Be-Done to Create Irresistible Customer Experiences and Drive a Culture of Customer Centricity & Collaboration
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Rolls-RoyceDriving A Culture of Digital, Collaboration and Customer Centricity
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BPFostering a Culture of Experimentation and Customer-Centric Innovation
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Customer Centricity: Leveraging Customer Insights to Facilitate Cultural & Organizational Change • The ‘People-Places-Practice = Outcome’ Formula to Drive User Centricity • Getting Buy-in and Bringing People on the Journey Step-By-Step to Effectuate Change • The Three Key Elements to Driving a Customer-Centric Culture • Addressing Challenges from Culture and Silos to Corporate Tradition and Language • Defining and Reorganizing around Customer Experiences • Leveraging Storytelling and Jobs-To-Be-Done to Better Grasp Consumer Behaviors & Attitudes

Experimentation & Collaboration: Creating a Psychologically Safe Environment to Drive Learning and Experimentation • Fostering a Culture of Leadership and Mutual Trust Across the Organization • Enabling Legacy Teams to Become Comfortable with Failure • Supporting People to Work in Agile Ways and Leverage New Tools and Technologies • Driving Collaboration across All Levels: From Functions to Businesses to Departments • Building Collaborative Communities and Creating Multifunctional Teams

Culture & Leadership for Innovation & Customer Centricity Engendering Culture and Leadership for Customer Centric Innovation; Driving Culture Change & New Ways of Working; and Fostering Collaboration and Creativity for Remote Teams

Speakers:
HUGO BOSS, Philips, LEGO, Swarovski, Novo Nordisk, Expedia Group

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HUGO BOSSManaging Strategy Execution: A Consumer-Centric Growth Culture to Foster Innovation
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PhilipsInnovating for Customer Centricity: Avoiding Pitfalls and Embedding a Deep Sense of Customer Centricity
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Roundtable Discussion I: Choice between: 1) Building Profitability into Value Propositions from the Concept Phase, facilitated by Philips speaker; 2) Topics of choice

The LEGO GroupThe Leadership Playground – Invigorating the Culture, Leading through Play and Fostering Focused, Brave, and Curious Behaviors
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SwarovskiKey Learnings on Driving Culture Change & Transformation – And the Role of Leadership
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Roundtable Discussion II: Choice between: 1) Design Thinking Crash Course – Launching Design Thinking In Your Organization & Effectively Training Mindsets, exercise facilitated by Novo Nordisk speaker; 2) Topics of choice

Novo NordiskDesign Thinking Journey: Adapting the Method to Fit the Organization’s Culture & Needs – and Lessons Learned
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Expedia GroupDesign-Driven Innovation
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Building a Consumer-Centric Growth Culture to Foster Innovation • Innovating for Customer Centricity: From Need-Based Segmentation to Value Demonstration • Embedding a Deep Sense of Customer Centricity to Avoid Complex Low-Value Solutions • Leaders’ Role in Change Initiatives: From Playing an Active Part to Embracing the Effect • Driving Change in a Business Unit Based on Innovation Processes to Deliver Better Results Faster • Empowering People to Manage Innovation Portfolio in a Strict but Consistent Way • Driving the Iterative Approach to Innovation & Balancing Structure with Uncertainty • Building and Managing a Global Design Team • Enabling Teams to Develop Solutions Fast and without Customer Interaction during COVID-19 • Leveraging Design Swarms for Dispersed Teams: Key Components & Contrast with Design Sprints

Working Lean & Agile and Attracting Digital Talent Creating a Lean & Agile Culture with MVP Experiments – and Attracting Talented Software Engineers with the Right Infrastructure and Opportunities

Speakers:
Bosch, Mercedes-Benz, Allianz, MSD, Volkswagen, Siemens, Toyota Connected

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Mercedes-BenzLeveraging Lean and Agile to Accelerate Development – Transforming Ways of Working and Adapting the Culture
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MSD Merck Sharp & DohmeScaling Agile: Modeling Agile Leadership and 10 Transformational Steps for Successful Adoption
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Roundtable Discussion I: Choice between: 1) 10 Agile Transformation Steps, facilitated by MSD; 2) Topics of choice

SiemensFostering Agile Mindsets and Leadership: Anchoring New Behaviors and Ways of Thinking & Acting
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BoschAttracting, Retaining and Developing Digital Talent
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Volkswagen Ideation:HubWorking Agile in a Non-Agile Environment: Setting up Cross-Functional Teams and Combining with Design Sprints and Lean Startup
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Roundtable Discussion II: Insights & challenges

AllianzThe Agile at Scale Metamorphosis & Psychological Safety
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Toyota Connected Europe | + morePanel & Plenary Sharing
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Lean & Agile: Bringing Agile Ways of Working to a Non-agile Environment and Setting up Cross-Functional Teams • Building on Existing Agile Aspects of Diverse Cultures to Drive Scale • Creating the Structure to Bridge Agile with Non-Agile • Moving to Macro-Agility with Ten Key Transformational Steps • Modeling Agile Leadership: Identifying Tangible Behaviors and Principles • Supporting Leaders to Transition to Agile and Anchoring New Behaviors and Ways of Thinking • Taking an Integrative Approach to Combining Design Thinking with Lean Startup and Agile

Talent: Adapting Ways of Working and Creating the Right Environment to Attract Talent • Driving Five Remote Work Themes to Enable Lifestyle Autonomy • Translating the Culture to a Remote Environment and Bringing Dispersed People Together • Fostering Talent Development: Upskilling and Reskilling People from Inside

Culture of Design Thinking, Agility & Experimentation Nurturing a Culture of Customer Orientation & Co-Creation; Scaling Agile; Leading & Managing for Agility; Creating a Climate of Experimentation & Tolerance for Failure

Speakers:
Holcim, Philips, Boehringer Ingelheim, Konica Minolta, GE, Siemens

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HolcimLeveraging the Iterative Simplicity of Design Thinking, Lean, and Agile – and Learning from Startups
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Roundtable Discussion I

Boehringer IngelheimAgile Journey: Focusing on the Mindset and Principles, Collaborating Across Silos, and Leveraging Design Thinking & Lean Startup
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Konica MinoltaThe Journey of Creating a CustomerCentered R&D Unit - Building Relationship Networks, Collaborating with Customers & Lessons Learned
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GEThe Best of Many Worlds: Combining Elements of Lean, Design Thinking, and Agile in the Digital Industry
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SiemensIntegrating Design Thinking, Lean and Agile – Learning and Failing Fast
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SchaefflerBringing Design Thinking, Data and AI Together – Fostering Collaboration and the Evolving Role of User Experience
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Fireside Chat, Plenary Sharing & Wrap Up

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Agility & Design Thinking: Driving Agility: from Emphasizing Mindsets to Focusing on People Aspects and Experiences • Using Agile to Accelerate Collaboration across the Organization and Its Silos • Supporting Leaders and Teams in Becoming Agile: Positioning Autonomy as Interdependence • Leveraging Design Thinking for Venturing • Creating a Customer-Centric R&D Unit: Collaborating Internally and with Customers

Experimentation: Fostering Questioning Mindsets and Customer Focus • Driving Early Customer Involvement and Early Prototyping • Generating Insights with a Dual Approach to Experimentation • Weaving Design Thinking, Lean, and Agile into an Iterative Business Model Innovation Approach • Using the Benefits of Each Method to Prototype and Experiment Fast • Selecting the Right Tools from Design Thinking, Lean and Agile to Fit the Project at Hand

Future-Proof Talent & Performance Management Attracting Great Talent and Cultivating a Diverse, Engaged and Innovative Workforce to Drive a High-Performance Culture

Speakers:
Holcim, adidas HP, IVECO Group, Vestas, BD

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HolcimRedefining Performance Management & Taking a New Angle on Talent Management
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Iveco GroupTransforming Talent & Performance Management: Learning by Doing and Lessons Learned
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Roundtable Discussion I

adidasTaking a Holistic Approach to Performance Management: How adidas is Building a Culture that Recognizes and Rewards Growth through Value-Driven Performance Management
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VestasAccelerating Talent Development: Developing a Leadership Framework and Managing Performance and Potential
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HPImplementing a Virtual Recruitment Program: Driving Collaboration, Building New Skills & Current Trends
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BDRedesigning Performance Management: Moving Away from Individualized Performance Review
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Talent Management: Managing Talent for the Digital Era • Identifying Profiles and Competences Necessary for Digital • New Competences Framework • Transforming the Workforce • Managing Gaps in Workforce Skills • Driving Engagement and Competencies Development • Glo-Local Operational Model • Diversity Filter • Virtual Recruitment • Building New Skills • Importance of Employer Branding

Performance Management: Dialogue-Oriented Performance Management • Agile Performance Management • Frequent Performance Touchpoints and Reviews • Addressing the Tunnel Effect • New Challenges with Lack of Direct Insight and Remote Implementation of Transformation

Culture of Collaboration & Customer Centricity Culture of Purpose for a Sustainable Future, of Internal & External Collaboration, and of Customer Driven Innovation

Speakers:
Henkel, LEGO, BSH Group, Samsung, Philips

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HenkelThe Journey and Learnings of a Corporate-Startup Collaboration for Industry 4.0
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HenkelLeveraging Culture and Ecosystem to Drive Collaboration and Open Innovation
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The LEGO GroupLeveraging a Customer Centric Method to Future-Proof Innovation: Supporting internal Teams, whilst Building Capabilities, and Changing Mindsets
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Roundtable Discussion I (exercise moderated by BASF)

BSH GroupLeveraging Active Listening to Build a Consumer Centric Innovation Culture
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SamsungTowards Life-Centered Design – Pushing Boundaries and Overcoming the Limits of Innovating for Human Centricity
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PhilipsTaking Customer Experience to the Next Level & Working Lean and Agile
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Digital & Organizational Culture Transformation Building & Incubating New Digital Businesses; Implementing an Agile Mindset and Leadership Style; Rewiring the Organization & Culture for Digitalization & Incubation

Speakers:
LLoyds Banking Group, LEGO, Boeing, Johnson & Johnson, Volvo Car Mobility

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Lloyds Banking GroupDoing Things Differently: Helping People Through Change, Creating a Safe Environment, and Fostering a Culture of Experimentation & Customer Orientation
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Roundtable Discussion I

Johnson & JohnsonDriving Change from Both Ends: Winning Hearts and Educating Minds to Spur Hands into Action
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The LEGO GroupInvigorating Organizational Culture and Leading Through Play – Driving Innovation through Focused, Brave, and Curious Behaviours
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Volvo Car MobilitySetting Up a Standalone Development of the Edge Influencing the Core Business
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Roundtable Discussion II

BoeingCulture for Digital Innovation and Startup Collaboration – Enabling Speed and Driving Agile Mindsets
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Panel & Plenary Sharing

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Culture of Innovation, Agile Transformation & Design Thinking Transforming for the Future; Scaling an Agile & Experimenting Innovation Culture; Driving Design Thinking and User Centricity; Breaking Down Silos; Creating a Culture of Trust, Inclusion, and Psychological Safety

Speakers:
E.ON, LEGO, Porsche, IBM, IKEA, Linde Group

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E.ONInnovation Culture and Leadership at E.ON
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The LEGO GroupBuilding a Digital Mindset Upon a Legacy Innovation Culture
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Roundtable Discussion I

PorscheFostering a Culture of Agility, Psychological Safety and Transformation: Effects, Enablers and Success Factors
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LindePutting Agile into Practice (and Turning it into Value): Creating a Movement and Building Digital Skills
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IBMDriving a Culture of Design Thinking: Taking an Agile Approach to Absorbing Change and Working Across Businesses
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Roundtable Discussion II

IKEABuilding Inclusive Innovation Based on Real Customer Problems and Long-Term Thinking
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Panel & Plenary Sharing

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Culture of Innovation & Agility: Key Ingredients for Agile Transformation • Creating an Environment of Trust and Transparency: Enabling People to Deliver at Their Best • Fostering Safe-To-Fail Culture: Driving Experimentation and Celebrating Failures • Delivering at High Speed: Empowering and Aligning Teams • Building a Digital Family: From Supporting Culture to Agility and Cross Functional Teams • Driving Forward-Thinking Leadership to Spur Innovation and Collaboration

Design Thinking Infusing a User and Human Centered Mindset across the Organization • Creating an Inclusive Innovation Approach for Both Innovators and Customers • Driving Design Thinking: Working across Silos and Supporting Business Units • Doing Design Sprints for Innovation: and Leveraging Synergies with Lean Startup and Agile • Identifying High-Value Problems and Prioritizing User Outcomes 

Future of Work: Leadership & Employee Experience Agile and Empowered Teams, Hybrid Working, and Collaborative Culture; Adapting Leadership Styles; Leveraging New Ways of Working for Employee Experience and Well-Being

Speakers:
Nokia, Novartis, Shell, Danske Bank, Grundfos

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Novartis The Future Ways of Working for People to Thrive: Asking the Right Questions, Running Experiments, and the Role of Leadership
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Shell Using Insights from Employee Listening to Generate New Ways of Leading and Working
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Roundtable Discussion I

GrundfosHead of Org. Design & Ways of Working
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Nokia Hybrid and Remote Ways of Working: Key Enablers, Experiences, and Lessons Learned
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Roundtable Discussion II

Danske BankGoing Agile: Changing Mindsets, Leading Agile Development Teams, and Developing New Solutions at Speed
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Panel & Plenary Sharing

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Leadership, Agility & Talent: Leading Agile and Autonomous Teams: What Works and What Doesn’t • Driving Collaboration through Team-Centered Performance Management • Empowering and Supporting Global Teams: Balancing Inspiration and Direction • Supporting Leaders in Building Psychological Safety: from Tools to Targeted Interventions • Fostering Learning and Collaboration by Design: Creating Plug and Play Exercises • Leveraging Agile to Develop User-Centric HR Recruitment Solution at Speed

Future of Work: Leveraging Data to Generate Insights and Measure the Impact of New Ways of Working • Building Bespoke Hybrid Ways of Working: Integrating Autonomy and Belonging • Using Experiments to Identify the Best Working Practices: from 4-Day Weeks to Hybrid Work • Supporting Leaders in Creating Policies That Enable People to Thrive • Managing Key Challenges for Hybrid and Remote Work: from Onboarding to Disruptive Work • Creating the Right Environment for Future of Work: and Tying It into Talent Strategy • Fostering Employee Well-Being and Mental Health: and Managing the Impact of Connectivity

Engaging Employees with a Culture of Learning Fostering a Culture of Continuous Learning to Empower Teams and Enhance the Employee Experience

Speakers:
Thales, Google, Siemens, ABN AMRO, Electrolux

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ThalesEnabling a Culture of Continuous Learning: Implementing 10% Learning Time, Managing Challenges, and Lessons Learned
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GoogleDriving a Culture of Learning: Fostering Growth Mindsets, Empowering Leaders and Leveraging Tools and Systems
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ElectroluxBuilding a Culture of Learning: Creating Functional Academies, Transforming L&D into a Business Partner and Driving Employee Engagement
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SiemensTransforming L&D: Fostering a Culture of Learning and Growth, Co-Creating Initiatives and Taking a Learner-Centric Approach
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ABN AMROhe Journey of Redesigning L&D and Upskilling People for a Culture of Continuous Learning
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Engaging Employees with a Culture of Learning: Fostering a Culture of Continuous Learning to Empower Teams and Enhance the Employee Experience: Taking a Learner-Centric Approach, and Empowering People to Own Their Careers • Implementing 10% Learning Time: Managing Business Barriers and Converting Skeptics • Getting Buy-In across the Organization: from CEO to Line Managers • Transforming L&D towards a Platform-Driven Ecosystem Open to People Globally • Integrating Learning into the Workflow: Leveraging Tools and Peer-to-Peer Learning • Fostering a Learning Culture and Growth Mindset: Building a Campaign and Creating Eagerness • Building Intrinsic Motivators to Drive Learning, and Improving Access and Relevance • Developing Targeted Initiatives – and Co-creating Programs with Business Units

Engaging People: Engaging People: From Leaders Who Create Safe Spaces to Hiring and Retention Practices • Managing the Interplay between a Culture of High Performance and One of Learning • Redefining Company Culture and Purpose, and Engaging Employees with the Transformation • Redefining Company Culture and Purpose: And Engaging Employees with the Transformation • Replacing Performance Management with Growth Talks between Employee and Manager

Culture of Agility & Customer Centricity Scaling Agile Principles & Mindset Beyond Software; Iterating with Customers for Innovation; Instilling Servant Leadership; Nurturing a Customer Oriented Culture

Speakers:
Thales Alenia Space, HEINEKEN, LEGO, Siemens, Schneider Electric

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Thales Alenia SpaceDriving a Culture Shift: Fostering Agile Mindsets, Infusing Intrapreneurial Culture and Taking a Customer-Centric Approach to Innovation
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HEINEKENDriving Agile Transformation: Building an Integrative Learning Approach and Managing Pushbacks
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The LEGO GroupTransforming to Agile within a Product Company: Changing Ways of Working in the Digital Space and Collaborating & Fostering Customer Agility
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SiemensFostering Agile Mindsets and Leadership: Anchoring New Behaviors and Ways of Thinking & Acting
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Roundtable Discussion II

Schneider ElectricDriving Customer Centricity – and Leveraging the Six Thinking Hats to Bring Detractors on Board
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Panel & Plenary Sharing

Drinks on the premises


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Agility: Driving Agile beyond Scrum and Software Teams: Dos and Don’ts • Fostering Change the Agile Way: Organizing and Setting up Effective Interventions • Taking an Experience-Based Approach to Support Leaders in Transitioning to Agile • Creating Anchors to Maintain New Behaviors: Changing Mindsets and Driving Agile Practices • Key Pillars of Agile Leadership: from New Capabilities to the Role of a Catalyst • Managing the Two Speeds of Agile Transformation: System Improvements and Speed Limits • Bridging Agile and Non-Agile: Creating the Structure to Link the Methods’ Different Aspects • Fostering Cross-Functional Collaboration and Infusing Intrapreneurial Mindsets

Customer centricity: Driving Customer Centricity: Focusing On Customer Outcomes & Organizing around Audiences • Engaging Leadership in Driving Customer-Centricity: from Adapting Incentives to Prioritization • Supporting People in Adopting Human-Centric Tools to Drive Change across the Board • Embedding Customer Centricity into Everyone’s Jobs: Bringing People Closer to Customers • Taking a User-over-Customer Approach: Leveraging Lean Startup to Identify Needs and Iterate

Culture of Transformation, Resilience & Collaboration Engaging & Empowering the Workforce for Innovation & Digitalization, Breaking Down Silos, and Using Innovation for Resilience to External Shocks

Speakers:
DHL, Kimberly-Clark, Philips, Google, Kraft-Heinz, Siemens

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Kimberly-ClarkUpdating Legacy Processes To Drive Digital Transformation – Changing Mindsets, Aligning Teams and Driving Collaboration
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PhilipsBuilding a Strong Innovation Culture Through Empathy, Courage and Execution
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GoogleBreaking Down Silos and Driving Collaboration to Accelerate Innovation
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Kraft-Heinz Leveraging Technology to Enhance Employee Experience, Drive Collaboration and Enable a Cultural Shift
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Transformation & Resilience: Building Resilience: from Leveraging Empathy and Courage to Act to Depth of Execution • Embracing Iterative Processes: Changing Legacy Mindsets and Managing Uncertainty • Driving Non-Traditional Ways of Working: Amplifying the Message through Champion Groups • Fostering a Strong and Change-Driven Culture on Corporate and Microculture Levels • Addressing Transformation Challenges and Involving Stakeholders from the Get-Go • Coaching People to Sustain New Behaviors Beyond Transformation Initiatives

Culture of Collaboration: Leveraging Human Centered Design and Technology to Drive Collaboration • Breaking Down Silos: from Bridging Differences to Training People in Multi-Functional Groups • Enabling Teams to Move Fast: Bringing Teams Together with a Shared Purpose • Identifying and Overcoming Collaboration Gaps

People, Culture & Leadership for Digital Transformation Implementing an Agile Culture for a Digital World, Enabling People and Talent to Thrive, Training Leaders, and Adopting a Mindset of Fail, Learn, and Trust

Speakers:
Siemens, Philips, Allianz Direct, AWS, Porsche, Linde

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Siemens AventaThe Key Elements to Driving Digital – Involving People and Changing the Culture
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PhilipsDriving Transformation for the People by the People
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Roundtable Discussion and Moderated Exercises

Allianz DirectAllianz Direct: Navigating Transformation’s Fast Lane
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Roundtable Discussion II and Moderated Exercises

AWSAmazon’s Culture of Innovation – Nurturing Day-One Mindsets at Scale and Onboarding Customers with Company Culture
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PorscheCross-cultural Collaboration and Agility – Porsche’s Digital Transformation
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Linde Building an Innovation Culture: The Need for Trust and Psychological Safety to Enable Change and Innovation
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Drinks on the premises


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Transformation: The Key Elements of Driving Transformation: From Scale to Employee Perspective and Context • Making Change Sustainable: Leveraging OKRs and Creating Intrinsic Motivation and Ownership • Using Behavioral Experiments to Move past Fears and Change Blockers to Learning and Growth • Enabling Scale while Keeping the Strong Spirit of Change: Experimenting and Driving Transparency    Identifying and Addressing Situations that Erode Trust and Openness: Dos and Don’ts

People and Culture: Creating the Foundation for a Strong Culture: Building Trust and Empowering People • Shaping the Environment to Allow Small Teams to Work Unhindered by Corporate Processes • Fostering a Culture of Innovation: from Leadership Principles to Innovating at Speed • Using Agile and Design Thinking to Engage People and Make the Change Stick • Facing Challenges and Pitfalls, and Managing the Return of Hierarchical Mindsets

Culture of Customer Centricity for Innovation Customer Centricity for Research & Innovation; End-Consumer Insights for B2C and B2B; The Role of Digital – Connecting the Dots between Customer Data & Opportunities

Speakers:
Danone, BP, Siemens Energy, Siemens, IKEA

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DanoneDriving Consumer Centricity to Design Healthy Superior Innovations
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Siemens EnergyGetting Comfortable with the Uncomfortable: Making the Shift to Subscriptions and Co-Creating with Customers
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SiemensMoving from Tech Focus to Customer Centric Approach: Co-Visioning with Customers and Building Internal Startups
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IKEADemocratizing Research: Building a Platform to Visualize and Understand People’s Lives
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BPDemocratizing Customer Centricity and Human-Centric Design: Adapting Metrics and the Role of Leadership
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Agile Transformation – and a Test & Learn Mindset Transforming the Core Organization for Speed in Innovation; Prototyping & Idea Validation; Culture & Leadership in the Age of Digital & Sustainability; Digital as Driver of Agile

Speakers:
Henkel, LEGO, Ericsson, BP, thyssenkrupp, Signify

Agenda Outline

HenkelPowering Transformation: Building the Team and the Right Ecosystem to Innovate for Zero-emission Mobility
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Roundtable Discussion I: Choice between: 1) Climbing the Ladder of Inference for Insightful Decision Making, exercise facilitated by The LEGO Group; 2) Topics of choice

EricssonEngendering Mindset Change & Scaling Agile Transformation
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The LEGO GroupSharing the LEGO Group's Approach to Agile: Can an Agile Start-up Mentality and Traditional Project Driven Work Become Friends?
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Roundtable Discussion II: Topics of choice

BPDriving Change: Supporting People throughout the Growth Journey, Managing Resistance and Leveraging Cognitive Behavioral Therapy
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thyssenkruppEngaging Leadership in Digital Transformation, Managing Change & Working Agile
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Agile Transformation: The Key Ingredients for Successful Agile Transformation • Creating a Team-Driven Approach to Agile through Experimentation • Adopting Startup Mentality within a Traditional Environment • Leveraging Agile Values and Principles to Support Teams – and Adapt Structures and Processes • Moving from Differentiated Agile Adoption into a Product Organization • Leading the Agile Way: from Empowering Teams to Creating the Right Environment

Culture & Leadership: Using OKRs: from Aligning Strategy and Execution to Driving Change • Engaging Leadership in Transformation: Leveraging Diverse Initiatives to Overcome Resistance • Building High Levels of Trust and Ownership to Move from Fear Zones to Learning and Growth • Using Behavioral Experimentation to Address Fears and Navigate Change • Driving Communication across Hierarchies with Digitally Enabled Initiatives • What Works and What Doesn’t in Addressing Situations that Erode Trust and Good Communication

Vision, Culture, and Leadership for Pioneering Innovation Mapping Tech Trends & Defining North Stars; Agile Culture & Leadership for Digital & Business Transformation; Ambidextrous and Future-Oriented Leadership & Culture

Speakers:
Airbus, Rolls-Royce, Amazon, Bosch, IKEA, Philips

Agenda Outline

AirbusThe Corporate World of Tomorrow Begins Today: How to Orchestrate Culture, Leadership and Framework Changes to Pioneer the Future
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BoschPeople & Culture: The Most Critical Part to Successful Transformation
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Amazon Web ServicesThe Innovator's Mindset: Emotional Intelligence for Innovation
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IKEALeveraging Insights and Foresight – Balancing the Long and Short-term Portfolio Horizons and Fostering Future-Focused Culture and Leadership
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Rolls-RoyceHow to Define Innovation North Stars in Uncertain Times? Leveraging Diversity, Agility, and Communicating the Vision Across the Organization
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PhilipsFostering Agile Leadership and Supporting Self-Organizing Teams
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Trends and Vision: Building the Innovation Compass: from Defining North Stars to Ensuring Alignment • Leveraging LLMs to Create a Vision Roadmap • Translating Foresight into Portfolio: Identifying Opportunity Areas in Different Time Horizons • Fostering Future-Focused Innovation and Leveraging Transparency to Address Cultural Challenges

Agile Culture and Leadership: Leveraging the Daniel Goleman Model to Foster Leadership Skills and Drive Innovation • Adopting Agile in Hardware: Taking a Gradual Approach to Enable Greater Control • Leading the Agile Way: Building Trust and Inclusion to Drive Innovation for Today and Tomorrow • The Four Types of Psychological Safety and How to Foster Them • The Role of Emotional Intelligence in Enabling Generative Disagreement • Transforming the Organization: Enabling Ambidexterity and Fostering Entrepreneurial Culture • The Meaning and Challenges of Digital – and What Leading Digital Companies Do Best

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