The current disruption of the business world presents us with an opportunity to change course. We’ve seen global value chains unravel, leaving us to rethink the impact of systems designed to maximize profits and efficiency. Rapid digital transformation, made possible through third parties, becomes essential as the boundary between offline and online activity becomes blurred. How can companies implement innovation initiatives to ensure long-term success, support employee wellbeing, benefit society, and the economy at large?
In collaboration with the FT, Transform online event will leverage expert insights to tackle questions like:
We’ve enlisted top thinkers including Sandy Fershee, Lab Director of D-Ford (Ford’s human-centered design lab), and Katherine Ray, Chief Marketing Officer of Babbel, to lead the way.
We know what you’re thinking: not another webinar. Couch Conferences go beyond the online format with hands-on workshops, live interviews, and audience Q&As. Interact with other attendees on real-time discussion boards and expect a few TNW-style touches — digital disco, anyone?
This event is for you if you are the head of innovation in a large company, a tech product owner, or interested in learning how to affect change in large organizations
Market share has always been warfare but the winners and losers are no longer playing by the same rulebook. The successful companies of previous decades are being massacred with 61% of the Fortune 500 disappearing in the last 20 years. While these incumbent organizations cling to 20th Century partners they are being replaced by a new breed of insurgents, who ditch orthodoxy in favour of a brutally effective new type of digital innovation. In this session, Mark Adams (SVP, Innovation) will share the 7 habits and strategies that make insurgent companies so deadly. Habits which all companies can learn to harness and defend themselves from.
The crisis has disrupted where and how we work. Large tech corporates are abandoning their office motherships. What does the future of work look like and how will technology enable us?
- What does the data say about productivity when working from home? How will work, and workplace interactions and collaboration evolve over time?
- Working frequently from home is here to stay. What does the new mix of home and office working look like? What is the impact on office operating models?
- Is this crisis a pivotal moment for Proptech? Will technology enable us to work and collaborate in safe and healthy workplaces at scale?
In this 30-minute power discussion, theme experts will discuss how innovation leads to dramatic shifts and improvements within nutrition.
In this 30-minute power discussion, theme experts will discuss how innovation leads to dramatic shifts and improvements within health.
When spending is under pressure how can businesses accelerate their digital innovation efforts?
Accelerating the sustainability shift is no easy task. Transformation towards a sustainable society will require businesses to move fast. How to practically start this transformation is something many companies struggle with. In this session, hosts from ABN AMRO, initiators of Impact Nation, together with one of their clients and a participating startup, will explore how making sustainable and societal impact with an open innovation mindset can greatly accelerate results.
An interactive format in which we deal with actual challenges of our partners to come up with several solutions, using the collective.
Corporate-startup collaboration is a balancing act! Join TekDelta’s expert panel to find out how to be successful in creating well-balanced, long-term partnerships. Our panel members are Marie José van den Boomgaard (KPN), Duke Urbanik (Masters of Scale), Camiel Verschoor (Birds.ai), Annelies Schenk (TechLeap), and Anita Lieverdink (TekDelta-TNO). They will share their experiences on the (im)possibilities of Corporate Venturing and how to scale together after successful pilots and POC’s.
In this 30-minute power discussion, theme experts will discuss how innovation leads to dramatic shifts and improvements within mobility.
In this 30-minute power discussion, theme experts will discuss how innovation leads to dramatic shifts and improvements within security.
Having excellent relationships with key internal stakeholders and thousands of external suppliers, procurement has a unique opportunity to take on an increasingly strategic role within the enterprise with the current emphasis on cost savings being expanded with a focus on driving innovation and enterprise growth. Delivering innovation and business outcomes can only be achieved by actively including suppliers in problem-solving and building long-term mutually beneficial supplier relationships.
In this session, leading Chief Procurement Officers will examine:
- How are companies today shifting gears towards more external innovation
- How to proactively drive an innovation agenda with suppliers
- Proven frameworks for bringing outside innovation inside
Now that budgets are under pressure, it’s time to take the fuzz out of innovation and start transforming your business. This will allow you to get commitment from your peers, and above all, ensure you keep delivering value to your customers today and in the future.
Tune in to learn about:
- Three design principles on starting a transformation movement
- A portfolio approach to innovation
- How T-Mobile B2B embeds an innovation vision in the thinking and doing of coworkers and partners
Covering the end-to-end process of scouting disruptive startups and technology, in six 10-minute blocks.
Step 1: Setting up the Open Innovation Program - selecting the model, process and governance
Step 2: Challenge / Opportunity Shaping - direction for the scouting process
Step 3: Scouting - finding the best possible partners
Step 4: Selection - criteria and shaping the selection day
Step 5: Collaboration Shaping - Setting the direction for success
Step 6: 100 Day Pilot - Proving the value
In this 30-minute power discussion, theme experts will discuss how innovation leads to dramatic shifts and improvements within finance.
In this 30-minute power discussion, theme experts will discuss how innovation leads to dramatic shifts and improvements within living & working.
Emerging from the crisis, how can we define leadership when the era of digital, remote working before us?
While many travel companies are struggling for survival post COVID-19, some of them are using this time to rethink their model. Smart Travel Lab is working with the world’s leading brands and cutting edge startups to use this momentum to build back a stronger, better, and more sustainable travel ecosystem.
In this session, you'll explore:
- the four most likely futures of travel
- conscious travel, mixed reality, and seamless safety
- a sneak peek of the five startups that will change your trip forever
Corporate-startup collaborations are 1% done. The easy part is finding; the tough part is making it work.
The task for most enterprises and startups is becoming ‘collaborative.’ Literally.
What does it mean?
In this session, you will learn about some of the most overlooked details that underlie collaboration success.
In this 30-minute power discussion, theme experts will discuss how innovation leads to dramatic shifts and improvements within the climate theme.
In this 30-minute power discussion, theme experts will discuss how innovation leads to dramatic shifts and improvements within education.
Organizations are responding to disruption by rethinking their approach to transformation and innovation. Less design thinking classes, innovation workshops, hackathons; and a focus on an idea-to-market process to deliver shippable/deployable products that users love. To ship more, better, and faster, organizations are adopting software that engages, empowers, and aligns their workforce to their innovation and transformation objectives.
In this session we will discuss how:
- transformation has evolved from mindset to a process-driven function
- software is accelerating innovation and transformation in organizations
- organizations can tap their remote workforce to ship more, better and faster
This session will examine how to strike a balance between competing priorities in a stretched health sector during a pandemic.
BBVA's entrepreneurship initiatives have benefited 2.2 million people in 2019 alone. Find out how by employing practical and relevant content, and with the involvement of leading academics and business experts as mentors, your business can get off to a flying start.
Predictions are that our society will face more changes in the next 20 years than it has in the past 300. According to sociologists, futurists, and business experts; in order for modern humans to remain successful amidst these new realities and technologies, we need to develop a set of crucial capacities. At the top of that list are courage and resilience.
More and more people are beginning to talk about the Venture Client Model as a new approach to benefitting from startup solutions as a corporate. But how does it work, and what goals does it help to accomplish?
In this session, we will examine:
- What is the experience of corporates like the BMW Group and BSH Home Appliances?
- How the model affects the VC industry, and what does one of the largest VCs in Europe think about that?
- How does the approach help the startup ecosystem in general?
The future of the media and entertainment industry through the lens of 5G,AR and VR
Abrupt and profound changes are currently altering the way we can do business and how customers are behaving. So how can you accelerate innovation and increase your value creation through continuous improvement? Dr. Mike Hoogveld will discuss the practical do’s and don’ts for implementing a learning organisation that operates in a fast and agile way.
In the hands of tech, how can large companies turn this breakdown into a breakthrough for sustainable and social change.
Great crises often lead to great innovation, how can businesses effectively transform disruption into an opportunity for growth
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