The Global HR Fest : Agenda

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Fact Based People Management

For Organisations to remain relevant, data & analytics must now be HR’s top priority. It seems leading HR practitioners and leaders are no longer thinking just about how workforce analytics will improve HR processes and decision-making, but also how analytics can further impact business-wide objectives and outcomes.

Key Takeaways

  • Supporting data driven talent strategy and evidence based decision making with analytics
  • Optimizing talent management and headcount planning through predictive modeling and advanced analytics
  • Consider systems and processes that drive fact based decision making for talent planning and deployment

SWP & HR Capabilities to build successful SWP Skills

The ability to attract & retain people with the correct skills sets that meet business objectives is vital for companies striving to innovate, reduce risk and stay competitive. With the narrowing availability of critical labour skill categories worldwide, organisations need to empower forward-looking, critical thinking when developing and planning their workforce strategies.

Key Takeaways

  • Add Strategic Value
  • Optimize the Workforce
  • Mitigate Risk

HR Fest Chairman

 

Day 1

AGENDA DAY 1

8:00 – 8:25Welcome, Registration & Coffee

8:25 – 8:30Chair Opening Note

End User Presentation
8:30 – 9:05
Kevin Erikson

Kevin Erikson
Global Head SWP
Nestlé

Connecting People Planning to Business Planning

  1. Key challenge was finding a consistent approach to SWP that would work across a federated, diverse organization
  2. What works for others might not work for you—what methodology changes we made, and why
  3. How we engage today—at country-level; for globally managed businesses; for internationally mobile senior leadership
  4. Our stakeholders and what motivates them to do SWP

End User Presentation
9:05 – 9:40
Eric Breny

Eric Breny
Strategic Workforce Planning
Solvay

Risk based KPI in Strategic Workforce Planning

Solvay has 12 GBU of different natures and different strategies.

How to make sure that Strategic Workforce Planning efforts focuses on the most important points?

We propose a KPI focusing on human capital risk, which allows internal benchmarks, and improves effectiveness of SWP efforts.

 

End User Presentation
9:40 – 10:15
Bruce Fecheyr-Lippens

Bruce Fecheyr-Lippens
Hd. People Analytics & HR Digital Transformation
Solvay

People Analytics @ Solvay

 

  • What drives “best of best” Sales Reps compared to the average?
  • How did we define “best-of-best” sales reps at first?
  • What patterns did we find?
  • How does that impact our Talent Strategy?
  • What value is at stake?

 

10:15 – 10:45Networking Break

End User Presentation
10:45 – 11:20
Patrick Coolen

Patrick Coolen
Manager HR Analytics
& SWP
ABN AMRO

Towards fact-based HR

Patrick Coolen, head of HR analytics within ABN AMRO, will be talking about their analytical journey of the last four years. If you attend this session you will learn more on:

  • How to sell HR analytics to business leaders
  • Best practises in setting up HR analytics
  • How to get more mature in people anlaytics and strategic workforce planning
  • How survey management plays an important role
  • What skills are key to perform all procucts mentioned
  • New concepts that help ABN AMRO in practise to drive fact-based HR

PARTNER PRESENTATION
11:20 – 12:20
Steven De Meuleneire

Steven De Meuleneire
SVP, Global Integration & Transformation
Nokia

GOLD PARTNER PRESENTATION

The SWP Journey in NOKIA with a shot of “OXYGEN”

This presentation will share experiences of NOKIA’s 5 year Journey to introduce SWP
and report on:

  • SWP’s “imperative” role to create a “common data/common view/common sense” shared/accepted amongst the entire company
  • Once SWP’s imperative role is implemented, the “innovative” part and highly added value of SWP can start
  • The role of the “OXYGEN” tool in the roll out of SWP within NOKIA.

12:20 – 13:30Working Lunch

End User Presentation
13:30 – 14:05
Dr. Richard Cotter

Dr. Richard Cotter
Head of Talent
& Organisation Development
Allianz

Using a fact-based approach to support management model change: lessons learned in context

Fact-based approaches often promise transformation in the form of new and improved people management practices and consequently business results. But how is this actualised in a real-world setting?

Richard will discuss the design and experimentation of a new people management model, supported by a fact-based approach in the form of workforce analytics. The conceptual issues lying behind such an initiative will be discussed (involving measurement, leadership, performance, and so on). But in the main the talk will focus on the pragmatics of implementation, not least the political opportunities and cultural challenges posed by the introduction of a new logic and process for human performance in the workplace.

PARTNER PRESENTATION
14:05 – 14:50
Dr. Jan Seevogel

Dr. Jan Seevogel
SVP DACH
Avature

GOLD PARTNER PRESENTATION

Redefining the Role of TA Technology: Engaging Key Stakeholders for Streamlined Collaboration

Stakeholder engagement has in recent years become part of a new vision for HR, one that is transforming the norms of talent acquisition. This vision not only considers the complexities of the recruiting process as a whole, but also identifies and understands the relationships between critical stakeholders: hiring managers, employees, recruiters, agencies and candidates.

Join Jan Seevogel as he explores the role of technology in strategic talent acquisition. Hear how redefining its purpose from a system of record to a platform for service delivery will enable you to mobilize all stakeholders in the hiring process and make TA a collaborative effort that establishes accountability, productive relationships, and improved user experience.

Roundtable Workshop
14:50 – 15:25
Gido van Puijenbroek

Gido Van Puijenbroek
MD
AnalitiQs

Roundtable Group Discussion

These days each HR professional is expected to bring data-driven insights to the table when decisions are being made.

Some functions, like for instance Marketing & Sales, have acknowledged the power of data at an early stage and are well positioned by now. HR is rapidly catching up in becoming data-driven.

HR Functions that are ahead of the curve have two things in common:

  • They have a holistic approach to Data-Driven HR. Rather than being fixated on Analytics they use a combination of Reporting, Analytics, Workforce Planning and Research / Surveys to generate insights.
  • They actively manage an ecosystem of enabling factors like Culture & Leadership, Skills & Capabilities, Governance & Processes and Data & Technology

In this interactive session, we will address the “killer” questions of conference delegates about Data Driven HR and its enabling factors.

15:25 – 15:45Networking Break

Keynote Presentation
15:45 – 16:30
Jonathan Ferrar

Jonathan Ferrar
Author of The Power of People
Formerly IBM

Analytics & Scrabble

Jonathan Ferrar has worked for the last eight years in workforce analytics as a practitioner, leader, consultant, vendor, speaker and author. He has spent the last two years researching and writing The Power of People together with his co-authors, Nigel Guenole & Sheri Feinzig.

In this presentation, he will outline the Eight Step Methodology for Purposeful Analytics – and why people analytics practitioners will only be successful when all eight steps are followed.

Throughout Jonathan will demonstrate why People Analytics is very similar to the game of Scrabble. A powerful metaphor for Workforce Analytics and the Eight Step Methodology.

Partner Presentation
16:30 – 17:05
Frederik Somers

Frederik Somers
Business Unit Manager Data & Digital
SD Worx

5 Tips that will help you to successfully embed HR Analytics in your organisation

Many organisations struggle to build a mature HR capability. During this session we will look into actions you can take to strengthen or implement HR analytics in your organisation.

  • Build a central Analytics Capability
  • Simplification is key
  • HR must be digital
  • Real-time feedback
  • Employee engagement – the user is your customer

End of Day Panel
17:05 – 17:30

Day 1 Recap Panel Discussion

Join us for our traditional end of day round up with invited speakers from the day as we go back over the most thought provoking discussion points. Another opportunity for our delegates to get involved in the discussion.

Moderated By:
Gido Van Puijenbroek : AnalitiQs

Panelists:
Steven De Meuleneire : Nokia
Dr. Richard Cotter : Allianz
Patrick Coolen : ABN AMRO
Bruce Fecheyr-Lippens : Solvay

Gido Van Puijenbroek

Gido Van Puijenbroek
MD
AnalitiQs

Steven De Meuleneire

Steven De Meuleneire
SVP, Global Integration & Transformation
Nokia

Dr. Richard Cotter

Dr. Richard Cotter
Head of Talent &
Organisation Development
Allianz

Patrick Coolen

Patrick Coolen
Manager HR Analytics
& SWP
ABN AMRO

Bruce Fecheyr-Lippens

Bruce Fecheyr-Lippens
Head of People Analytics
Solvay

17:30End of Day 1.

See Day 2 Agenda

HR Fest Partners for 2017

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Day 2

AGENDA DAY 2

8:00 – 8:20Morning Coffee

8:20 – 8:30Chair Opening Note

Opening Keynote
8:30 – 9:05
Ian Bailie

Ian Bailie
Snr Director, Talent Acquisition   People Planning
Cisco

One Company, Many Careers: How Cisco is leveraging data and technology to create a personalised employee experience

A transparent, collaborative employee-centric approach to talent management and workforce planning. How can you gather new data to understand your employees better and answer questions such as:

  • What are the most critical skills and biggest skill gaps in our company?
  • What should our workforce look like in the future?
  • How can we give our employees a way to manage their development and careers, making it easier to find a job internally than externally?

To answer these questions, Cisco set about creating its Talent Cloud, an ecosystem that provides employees with a platform that enables them to manage their own careers and brings talent intelligence to the fingertips of managers and HR.

End User Presentation
9:05 – 9:40
Dr. Mariëlle Sonnenberg

Dr. Mariëlle Sonnenberg
Global Director HR Strategy & Analytics
Wolters Kluwer

HRBPs up to speed for Analytics – What it means & whose responsibility that is anyway

Data and analytics are changing the way we work within HR and have caused us to question the capabilities HRBPs need to have.

Seeing the evidence & relevancy of data driven insights and being able to interpret the data and analysis is crucial. It is often heard in HR analytics Communities of Practice that their projects stop with the HRBPs. In reality though, one could wonder whether insights are made suitable and relevant for these HRBPs.

In this session I will discuss opportunities to enhance this. You will hear insights from Wolters Kluwer’s experience on how leadership, processes and practical tooling helps to lay the foundation for evidence-based HRBPs in your organization.

Partner Presentation
9:40 – 10:15
John Huertas

John Huertas
Project Manager
DYNAPLAN

SWP Next Practice

 

  • Experiencing the impact of digitalization with scenario simulation at Dutch Railways
  • Beyond your GAP analysis: Assessing the impact of HR policies before implementation
  • STRATEGIC management of competencies: seeing the forest for the trees
  • Demystifying SWP with gamification

 

10:15 – 10:50Networking Break

End User Presentation
10:50 – 11:50
Dr. Wilson Wong

Dr. Wilson Wong
Head of
Insight & Futures
CIPD

A Futures Approach to Strategic Workforce Planning

Most leaders would agree that taking the long-view is a key part of strategy. Understanding how externalities affect our business, talent pipeline, and so on is part of the discipline of strategic planning.

Most decisions are however, taken on an analysis of data that is familiar and applied to shorter-term imperatives; discounting those drivers of change we don’t understand or appreciate. This shorter-term, selective and biased approach, overweighting the near-term and discounting the future means that it’s difficult it is to appreciate the link between the distant future and past and present actions.

The presentation provides an introduction to how futures research provides a context for strategic workforce planning and a broader understanding of data in order to ensure decisions made today do not inadvertently close off future options for the continued success of your organisation.

Partner Presentation
12:00 – 12:30
Gert Beeckmans

Gert Beeckmans
Chief Risk &
Security Officer
SD Worx

Make your HR department compliant with GDPR

GDPR is the most important change in data privacy laws in more than two decades. Employers process lots of HR and payroll related personal data on a daily basis and as an HR or Payroll manager, it is vital that you are GDPR compliant by May 2018.

In this session, Gert Beeckmans will take away the compliance headache and provide you with 5 steps you can take as an HR and payroll manager to get started with GDPR.

  • Dealing with increased data rights of your employees
  • Completing the data registry
  • Implementing appropriate data retention policy
  • Ensuring compliancy of your HR and payroll business partners
  • Integrating privacy and security measures in your processes

12:30 – 13:30Working Lunch

Academic Presentation
13:30 – 14:05
Dr. Sjoerd van den Heuvel

Dr. Sjoerd van den Heuvel
People Analytics Researcher
University of Applied Sciences Utrecht

How to make People Analytics Sustainable?

How can People Analytics become successfully engrained in a company’s strategy and operations? How to make People Analytics future proof? We primarily hear about success stories on People Analytics, right? But at the same time we face major challenges in terms of building an analytical culture, acquiring the right capabilities, and building fruitful partnerships.

In this session you will learn about the practical do’s and don’ts to make People Analytics sustainable. Which parties should we build relationship with? How can these relationships foster an analytical culture? In this interactive session Sjoerd will specifically focus on sustainable vocabulary, sustainable purpose, sustainable analytical foundation, sustainable positioning, and sustainable collaborations.

 

End User Presentation
14:05 – 14:40
Elke Jorens

Elke Jorens
Talent Acquisition
Director Europe
Microsoft

Data Driven Talent Acquisition to bring diverse and disruptive cloud talent into Microsoft to help enable Digital Transformation

 

This presentation will demonstrate how to change the dialogue with hiring managers and hire different talent by using talent market insights

 

 

14:40 – 15:00Networking Break

End User Presentation
15:00 – 15:35
Mihael Sutalo

Mihael Sutalo
Director of Strategic Workforce Planning
LEGO Group

Ownership of Strategic Workforce Planning & Enablers of HR Architecture

Strategic Workforce Planning in LEGO is part of annual business planning cycle. The presentation will summarise the infrastructural enablers of LEGO’s HR architecture which are created to support implementation of the robust planning process.

It will outline models used in LEGO to ensure full business understanding and ownership over the workforce planning process

End User Presentation
15:35 – 16:10
Rob van Dijk

Rob Van Dijk
People Analytics lead
Bright & Company

Grow Your Business With People Analytics

We have worked with many front runner organizations in the people analytics domain and we have recently conducted research on 200+ global companies on their HR analytics approach. Frontrunners in analytics have some interesting things in common. The #1 factor they agree on is to make sure analytics projects lead to business impact. But what does that mean for your business?

In this session we would like to dive deeper into the way HR analytics can provide business impact and we would like to provide you with examples, tools and a way of thinking that can help you bring your HR analytics strategy to the next level and to start creating value for your business by focusing on what matters most.

End User Presentation
16:10 – 16:45
Terry Kleinert

Terry Kleinert
Group Lead Capability & Workforce Planning
ABB AG

Capability & Workforce Planning at ABB – start of a journey

 

In 2015 ABB started the their C&WP journey on a group level. The focus in 2015 was on developing a group approach that would work for all the Business Units – one size fits all but flexible to their needs.

2016 was the first year of implementation with many challenges and the journey continued in 2017.

 

16:45 – 17:10Roundtable Group work & Chair’s Hot Point Review

17:10Seminar Close……

See Day1 Agenda

HR Fest Partners for 2017

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This report is supplied in the days following the event.

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