Flow 2018 session spotlight: People over Pixels
With only six days until Flow 2018, we continue to introduce you to the in-depth discussions that'll be happening on the day. Next up, People over Pixels.
In this session, senior leaders from three pioneering companies will discuss empowering people with technology and their approach to getting it right.
The world is changing at a rapid pace and adopting practices that ensure you keep up is a challenge.
How can you use technology to unlock the human potential in your business?
The implications of the changing digital landscape are difficult to define and even harder build strategies for. But technology is ultimately a tool. So, how can you use technology to unlock the human potential in your business?
For the People Over Pixels panel, we've assembled a team of experts who will discuss a people-led future that's fuelled by new technology. And we'll explore how introducing new habits to employees can help evolve and cement your company purpose.
In People Over Pixels, we'll discuss a people-led future that's fuelled by new technology
Session host, Christine Overby is the Director of Product Marketing at Workplace and is known for building resilient operations, creating cultures where diverse teams thrive and designing products that customers want.
French premium beauty giant, Clarins believes in progress. And as Clarins UK's Digital, E-commerce and CRM Director, Emilie Maunoury actively seeks and implements intelligent digital solutions to move all areas of the business forwards. Her passion and strategic mind combined with Clarins' consumer-centric obsession enables her to ensure that the brand remains connected with consumers and employees, today and tomorrow.
Walmart VP Joe Park is responsible for the technology experience of Walmart's 2.3 million associates. With a diverse background in the industrial, retail and financial services industry, Joe demonstrates leadership by driving organisations to be world-class operations that work collaboratively to lead growth and productivity by implementing technologies.
Pat Wadors is Chief Talent Officer at ServiceNow, the cloud platform that transforms the way work gets done. And as a natural and creative change leader, Pat is helping evolve the employee experience, in the hallways and digital world of ServiceNow and its customers.
Employees are the lifeblood of a company. They account for approximately 80% of a company's operational expense on average around the world.
But how do you inspire your people to stay engaged when you have teams located around the world, and many of your employees don't go into a traditional office environment?
Pat says, "At ServiceNow, one of my top priorities is to make the employee experience as amazing as our customer experience".
"One of my top priorities is to make the employee experience as amazing as our customer experience".
"Especially in a fast-growing organisation with more than 70 offices around the world, and several hundred employees who don't even attach to an office, we have to really consider how we engage them and give them a real sense of community".
But that's easier said than done. Now is the time for companies to explore new technology and how they can implement it.
"Real-time dialogue, transparent discussion and groups that create camaraderie around important topics have really brought people together".
"Real-time dialogue, transparent discussion and groups that create camaraderie around important topics have really brought people together"
"We've been using Workplace for about a year now, and have made it our official companywide communications platform, as well as our go-to place to host live events", says Pat.
"With more than 7,000 employees around the world, Workplace helps us build community and drive engagement".
In this session, we'll explore empowering people with new technology, how to kick-start a meaningful strategy and we'll deep dive the challenges that businesses are facing.
In this session, we'll explore how to empower people with new technology and kick-start a meaningful strategy
What is Flow?
Flow is our global leadership summit, taking place on Tuesday, 9 October 2018 at Hotel Nia, Menlo Park, CA, US.
Together with customers and best-of-breed partners such as Walmart, Vodafone, Box and Okta, we'll discuss the ways that businesses can connect people to their organisation's purpose, unlock their true potential and empower them to do their best work.
We'll also hear about the future of the enterprise from visionary SaaS founders and next-gen IT leaders.
- Sheryl Sandberg, COO, Facebook
- Helen Russell, CPO, Atlassian
- Aaron Levie, CEO, Box
- Ronald Schellekens, Group HR Director, Vodafone
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