Today's leaders at top–performing companies don't simply say, "Employees are their best asset" – they live it. But, how do you take advantage of your talent? How do you develop it? How do you retain it? And how do you develop the skill sets needed to compete in the global economy?
HR professionals and executives are at the forefront of a transformation – across technology, the workforce, culture, leadership – and they are tasked with finding new ways to drive businesses forward. You can help lead that transformation.
7 reasons to attend The Future of Work 2015
Gloria Burke, Senior Director, Enterprise Strategies
Join Gloria Burke, Senior Director of Enterprise Strategies, LLC and industry-recognized culture change leader, to hear her compelling perspective on the challenges and issues facing businesses as they prepare for the 2020 Workplace. Take a guided tour of the traits of the emergent 2020 employee—how they seek and share knowledge, collaborate and learn, as well as their expectations of the future workplace environment. Examine how businesses will need to transform— across the pillars of technology, business process, policy and governance, and people and culture—and hear the critical areas where businesses must focus in order to drive innovation and business growth; become more agile and competitive in the market place; and successfully attract, develop, and retain top talent.
You don’t want to miss this engaging discussion where Burke shares valuable insights and strategic approaches that you can leverage to successfully jumpstart your business transformation to the 2020 Workplace.
Andy Jankowski, Founder and Managing Director, Enterprise Strategie
Never before has the move to a digital way of working been more important. Companies are realizing that digital transformation is necessary, not only to attract and retain top talent, but to enable their employees to provide the highest level of customer service to their clients and to gain competitive advantage. Attend this session to delve into the key components of the digital landscape—social, mobile, cloud, data analytics and security —and how various employee personas will leverage each of these in order to deliver value.
Mark Edgar, SVP Human Resources, RSA Canada
Abraham Lincoln said, “The best thing about the future is that it comes one day at a time.” When it comes to the future of work, this is critical because we need to prepare for the volume of change to the way we work. Hear how RSA Canada, an insurance company with a rich 300-year history, has a track record for adapting to change. Attend this session to gain insight into how RSA is prepared for the issues and challenges the future of work presents.
Jonathan Kroll , PhD, Leadership Educator and Mentoring Coach
According to a new survey by EY, 71% of employees report leaving their jobs because companies don’t encourage teamwork. People seek meaning in their work and—due to technology, the nature of work, and generational expectations—employees have an expectation of collaboration and group engagement. The cost of ignoring these demands: Heightened turnover, the expense of recruiting new team members, and lost productivity. Attend this session to understand the principles of group mentoring and how to establish a foundation for, and harness the benefits of, collaborative work.
David Tunnah, Director, Growth Leaders Network
Create a growth culture in your organization in which every moment, change, and interaction becomes an opportunity for learning, contribution, and excellence. Discover how—through scientific practices and historical lessons—to upgrade the consciousness of your company, team, and yourself to ultimately nurture unlimited creativity, inspiration, and contentment.
Santiago Jaramillo, CEO and Founder, Bluebridge
Necessity is the mother of invention; in this case, it is the mother of innovation. Learn how Bluebridge--the premier mobile engagement platform-- created a new app for their internal use that turbocharged employee engagement and helped to maintain their culture as the company doubled in size. In this session, you will take an inside look at:
Ask your specific questions to speakers Gloria Burke, Andy Jankowski, Mark Edgar, Jonathan Kroll, David Tunnah and Santiago Jaramillo. Hosted by FOW conference producer, Debbie Lynd, this lively discussion will drill down into what these experts see as the critical shifts in to HR in the coming 12-24 months.
It’s time to enjoy hors d’oeuvres and drinks, compliments of SAP. Meet and chat with fellow attendees, speakers and colleagues in a relaxing setting. See you there!
Sheri Nasim, Center for Executive Excellence
In today's information economy, organizations struggle to keep up with constant change and those that lead by traditional, transactional, command-and-control practices will not survive. In this highly engaging presentation, learn how your organization can meet the demands of rapid change by creating a culture that can respond swiftly, communicate freely, encourage experimentation, and organize as a network of people motivated by a shared purpose.
Tracey Smith, President, Numerical Insights
Analytics ranks in the top 5 concerns for HR and is a crucial way to portray HR as a strategic partner rather a cost center. In this session, learn how to use HR analytics to make better talent decisions, connect HR data to business outcomes, and raise the profile of HR.
Gary Keil, Health Ambassador, Beautiful Mind, Strong Body Center
Policies and procedures to streamline business processes, along with the adoption of Six Sigma and Kaizen practices, help to maximize productivity and save costs, but what long-term consequences do these efforts have on creativity, innovation, and sustainable growth? Attend this session to learn how to balance productivity with a culture that fosters free thinking, creativity without borders, and ultimately, employee motivation and satisfaction.
Kerry Brown, Evangelist and Thought Leader, SAP
Business growth is an imperative, not an option. Yet the success of every growth strategy—organically through increased output and sales, or inorganically via acquisitions and mergers—relies on addressing a number of key organizational challenges. Increase the odds of success for your growth initiatives by focusing on 5 organizational practices: Leadership, capabilities and talent, organization design, culture, and change management.
Ashley Czubak, Program Manager, Whirlpool Corporation Sales Academy
Hear firsthand how The Real Whirled Program at Whirlpool Corporation has become a robust talent pipeline to fill critical roles throughout the organization and advance employees. Hear the goals and foundation of the program, how it won executive level sponsorship, and the ways it evolved to meet the needs of the changing business and workforce. Learn how the program recruits aggressively for new hires and provides developmental experiences that directly result in increased employee satisfaction and increased retention.
Ask your specific questions to speakers Sheri Nasim, Gary Keil, Tracey Smith, Kerry Brown, Ashley Czubak. Hosted by FOW conference producer, Debbie Lynd, this lively discussion will drill down into what these experts see as the critical shifts in to HR in the coming 12-24 months.
Enterprise Strategies, LLC.
Growth Leaders Network
Center for Executive Excellence
The Institute for Leadership and Training
Additional room accommodations are available at:
Residence Inn, Boston Downtown
370 Congress St.
Renaissance Boston Waterfront
606 Congress St.
Westin Boston Waterfront
425 Summer St.
The Envoy Hotel
70 Sleeper St.
20 Carematrix Drive
Dedham, MA 02026