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- Identifying stakeholders – how to adopt a more inclusive bottom up approach to corporate change
- Developing employees as change agents
- The importance of a defined roadmap for change
- You can’t do it alone: Achieving executive support for new workplace initiatives
Humans have so many unique capabilities that no machine can replicate. We can be creative, empathetic, inventive and imaginative. The core of Microsoft's AI strategy is to amplify these capabilities and support human ingenuity and innovation in the workplace.
AI is not about humans vs machines, but humans and machines vs business problems. In this session, Angela Evans, Microsoft 365 Business Group Lead UK, will be exploring some of the challenges that humans are facing in the modern workplace and bringing to life elements of AI in Microsoft 365 that can help you address some of them within your organisation.
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Is the understanding of what goes on in a workplace finally reaching an enlightenment, based on new data science?
In this presentation, we look at three fields of application, occupancy, temperature and wellness. Insight is offered on experiments run by Konica Minolta to bring to life more human-centric, science-based and enlightened services.
- Engagement apps, enhanced analytics, automation, gig platforms, AI, flexible office, remote coms: What is on the market and what suits your business needs?
- End user perspective: Employees must be consulted to ensure that investments in technology will directly benefit them
- Stay ahead of your workforce: Beat the trend in millennials procuring their own workplace technologies
- Using design thinking to create an integrated digital workplace
- The future of HR is data-driven– how can organisations use their data effectively to improve retention, engagement and satisfaction?
- how do you create a culture of data driven decision making in HR?
- how do you know which analytics solution is fit to solve your problem?
- What apps and tools are available to help engage a distributed or mobile workforce?
- How do employers encourage mobile employees to engage with tech initiatives? Challenges across demographics
- Creating a sense of loyalty and purpose in dispersed employees
- Developing leaders who understand the Future of Work
Organisations have to move faster than ever to keep up with the frenetic pace of change coming from internal, external and competitive factors. In this session, you’ll hear from Slack’s Head of UK, Stuart Templeton about how agile organisations drive innovation under pressure by coordinating diverse sets of people with an expanding set of apps and data.
- What are the essential elements of digital literacy for a modern workforce?
- Strategic workforce planning for the future without clarity on the expertise needed for roles of the future
- Anticipating automation and AI
- The importance of creating a talent pipeline for the organisation through reskilling
- Who is responsible for the skills reboot? How much is up to the employer vs worker?
- What is the role of policy and regulation in preparing workers and businesses?
An organization’s most important asset is its people. For the first time in history, there are five generations active in the current workforce. This means that organizations and employers have to evolve into a workplace of the future in order to adapt to the changing workforce. Driven by technology, this intelligent transformation is altering the modern employee experience as we know it – from the devices we use, to the spaces we work in, to the ways we collaborate with each other. Smarter technology will offer a future workforce the opportunity to transcend historical and cultural limitations of the past into a new era of intelligence.
- Achieving the crucial balance of implementing workforce initiatives and improvements while still maintaining key business KPIs
- Allocating budget to workplace tech and new initiatives
- Client vs employee satisfaction – are they mutually exclusive?
- Leveraging common employee goals to sync with business needs
Operational data tells us what employees are doing. Experience data tells us why they do the things they do. Together, these data sets help us understand staff more deeply allowing businesses to enhance employee productivity, engagement and well-being.
- Millennials are often mentioned in popular media for having unreasonable and unrealistic expectations – but what makes them so different from previous generations?
- How can tech and social media be used to attract, retain and engage millennials?
- Attracting young people to pathways to work – apprentice/internships and training
- Millennials (supposedly!) want to make the world a better place - is the future of work key to inspiring them?
- Will there be a bigger shift in expectations as Gen-Z enters the workforce?
- Tackling unconscious bias in recruiting
- Do quotas help or hinder?
- Looking beyond traditional talent sources to bring in fresh perspectives
- Intertwining inclusivity and innovation to see real business benefits
- Best practises for achieving workforce diversity