Strategic IT Partner Forum June

27/06/2019 09:00 to 27/06/2019 17:00

King's College London
London, United Kingdom

Welcome

  • 27/06/2019 09:50

Jon will introduce the day to the audience, discussing the main themes and outcomes. He'll also discuss the rebrand of the forum and introduce the new social media! ...

Keynote - In Pursuit of Strategy

  • 27/06/2019 10:00
  • Great Hall, King's College

In Pursuit of Strategy In this session, Paul will share his Digital and IT experience at board level and discuss some of the challenges in broaching  the strategy topic with board members. Themes: Getting a Seat Doing "Bad" work Some tools Reality check ...

Digital – The need of Today

  • 27/06/2019 10:35
  • Great Hall, King's College

Digital – The need of Today Meghana Garg will talk about the current phenomenon of digital transformation; how digital, technology and data is pushing the boundaries at organisations to respond to the changing needs and expectations of the customers; and the challenges it brings to the Business Partner role.  ...

Break

  • 27/06/2019 11:10

  Submit your challenge you want to discuss in our open debate here: ...

Perspectives on Partnering - Green Fields

  • 27/06/2019 11:40
  • Great Hall, King's College

Perspectives on Partnering - Green Fields Dafydd will review his time at Dyson and how the Global IT Business Partnering function was built from the ground up. He will look at aspects which worked and didn't work and will follow up with advice about how he evolved established techniques and best practice in a fast-moving global technology business.  ...

Panel Discussion

  • 27/06/2019 12:15
  • Great Hall, King's College

This is a chance for the audience to pose questions to the morning's speakers on the topics that they presented. A great opportunity to hear differing perspectives from the panel and entertaining repartee from James O'Driscoll as he manages the debate. ...

Lunch

  • 27/06/2019 13:00

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Business Model Canvas

  • 27/06/2019 14:00
  • S0.03 Breakout Room, King's College

Build Your Winning Business Model At the end of the session participants will be able to articulate their business idea, goals and all supporting elements to establish a simple, engaging and winning end-to-end business model. The Business Model Canvas (BMC) can also be applied for initiatives, transformations, projects, services and any business function.  The session will introduce participants to the simple Business Model Canvas (BMC) introduced by Strategizer. It is used by mi...

How the BRM can become Personally Powerful

  • 27/06/2019 14:00
  • Great Hall, King's College

Becoming Personally Powerful  The 21st Century Business Partner will possess an entrepreneurial spirit with a focus on delivering value through new ways of working and/or new product or service offerings. They will be comfortable operating in an uncertain, complex, ambiguous and volatile world. They will become ‘digital anthropologists’ understanding how society and the customer are evolving in the digital world. In this session, Robina will discuss the foundation competencies needed to achie...

Top Challenges Debate

  • 27/06/2019 14:00
  • S0.12 Breakout Room, King's College

Passionate about an issue you currently have at work? Perhaps you've wondered what other people in a similar position to you are doing? Now you have the chance to gather round and discuss with colleagues and share experiences.  How does this work?  Submit a brief description of the problem. Here, be prepared to lead the conversation if the topic is nominated on the day and then at the event itself, we will post all of the challenges and questions in the hall for you to peruse dur...

Break

  • 27/06/2019 14:50

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Fixing Ghastly Online Meetings

  • 27/06/2019 15:10
  • Great Hall, King's College

How To Fix Remote Work’s Most Troublesome Bug: Ghastly Online Meetings Remote working has some great features. People get to avoid nightmare commutes and work from places that suit them, with a diverse bunch of skilled colleagues from all over the world. Organisations can access a wider pool of talent, and cut office costs. But is it worth the price? Remote meetings. They’re often boring and ineffective. That leads to poor communication, misunderstandings, conflicts and broken work relations...

Helping People Change The Way They Work

  • 27/06/2019 15:10
  • S0.12 Breakout Room, King's College

Working in a Partner role often means applying influence and persuasion in 1:1 format to make change happen.  But what about a whole team or department? Can we avoid the common pitfalls that stop us from achieving our goals? If so, what is the structure and techniques that would help? Jon will take the latest in the series of workshops - Organisational Change Management and apply the T.E.D.E.T. framework to one of the challenges discussed in the prior Top Challenges Debat...

What's The Question?

  • 27/06/2019 15:10
  • S0.03 Breakout Room, King's College

Ever been vexed by stakeholders rocking up with the answer?  Ever thought... but what’s the question?  Ever despaired at the lost opportunity and value? How great would it be to seek the question, rather than be told the answer?  A few year ago I was given such an opportunity.  It didn’t go well.  Why?  With hindsight, I had no idea what was involved. Joining forces with Paul Fletcher, we’ve worked on this challenge.  One that is at the core of all transformations.  This session...

Closing Talk

  • 27/06/2019 16:15

Final messages, prizes,  invitation  Final information, prizes and invitation to the pub for an informal social. ...


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