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Accelerate your digital enterprise journey

In just a few months, the COVID-19 crisis brought years of change to the way companies do business. Most organisations adapted their operations with difficulty as remote work became the new normal. To remain agile, companies must navigate a number of challenges – including changing business models, adopting emerging technologies and new ways of working, and evolving with customer expectations.

Watch Workday Industry Insights EMEA on-demand to learn how your organisation can tackle the specific challenges of your industry and accelerate your digital enterprise journey. You can have a look at the agenda here.

What to expect

After a welcome from Carolyn Horne, President EMEA at Workday, you’ll follow one of four industry-specific sessions. You’ll hear from business leaders relevant to you, Workday experts and our strategic partners about how to accelerate your digital enterprise journey.


Professional & Business Services

Learn how to manage people and services effectively in a changing world. Get ready to make data-driven decisions that can turn market disruptions into growth opportunities.

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Hosted by Kate Russell, Technology Reporter and Educator

Welcome from Workday (10 minutes)
Carolyn Horne, President EMEA, Workday

Industry trends for digital acceleration (15 minutes)
Jeremy Lief, Partner, Transformation and Technology Consulting, PwC

Customer story | BDO LLP’s digital acceleration journey (15 minutes)
Stuart Collins, Finance Partner, BDO LLP

Break with a surprise (10 minutes)

Panel discussion | Accelerate your digital enterprise journey (30 minutes)

Steven Raymond, ​​Executive Director, People Transformation, Capita

Jeremy Lief, Partner, Transformation and Technology Consulting, PwC

Patrice Cappello, Professional and Business Services Industry Advisor, Workday

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Retail & Consumer Goods


Discover how to make sense of the vast quantity of data that comes from digital consumer interactions and how it can be used to drive momentum and growth. See how you can empower your employees to beat the competition.

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Hosted by Craig Crawford, Digital Strategist and Founderpreneur of Crawford IT

Welcome from Workday (10 minutes)
Carolyn Horne, President EMEA, Workday

Industry trends for digital acceleration (15 minutes)
Ben Perkins, Clients & Markets Director, Consumer & Industrial Products, Deloitte

Customer story  | Picnic’s digital acceleration journey (15 minutes)
Ewout Brouwers, Finance Lead, Picnic

Break with a surprise (10 minutes)

Panel discussion | Accelerate your digital enterprise journey (30 minutes)

Chris Shortt, Group Executive – Information and Technology (CITO), Pick n Pay

Bruce Jennings, Partner, Human Capital Consulting, Deloitte

Laurent Homeyer, Strategic Industry Advisor for Retail and Hospitality, Workday

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Financial Services

Delve into how to use workforce and financial strategies to bring together operational, employee and financial insights, and establish resilience throughout your organisation.

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Hosted by Claer Barrett, Financial Journalist and Broadcaster

Welcome from Workday (10 minutes)
Carolyn Horne, President EMEA, Workday

Industry trends for digital acceleration (15 minutes)
Thomas Merry, Managing Director –  Banking Strategy, Accenture

Customer story | Schroders Personal Wealth’s digital acceleration journey (15 minutes)
Joel Ripley, CFO, Schroders Personal Wealth

Break with a surprise (10 minutes)

Panel discussion | Accelerate your digital enterprise journey (30 minutes)

Nick Hutton-Penman, Deputy CEO, Tokio Marine Kiln

Ben Patricks, EMEA Workday Financials and Adaptive Insights Practice Lead, Accenture

Viren Patel, Industry Advisor – Financial Services, Workday

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Communications, Media & Tech

Explore how the culture of change around technology can help your organisation face the future with confidence and thrive. Prepare to transport your company culture into a new hybrid workspace.

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Hosted by Kate Russell, Technology Reporter and Educator

Welcome from Workday (10 minutes)
Carolyn Horne, President EMEA, Workday

Industry trends for digital acceleration (15 minutes)
Rusbeh Hashemian, Partner, PwC Europe – New Ventures Leader, PwC

Customer story | FREE NOW’s digital acceleration journey (15 minutes)
Patrice Lesko, Head of Systems and Strategic Projects, FREE NOW

Break with a surprise (10 minutes)

Panel discussion | Accelerate your digital enterprise journey (30 minutes)

Nate Phelps, Head of People Transformation & Operations, Criteo

Sebastian Schmitz, Director, New Ventures, PwC

Sarah Glover, Technology and Media Advisor, Workday

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Meet our hosts

 

 


Carolyn Horne

President EMEA, Workday


Focused on driving growth and success for Workday, our customers and partners in the EMEA region, Carolyn brings a wealth of leadership experience to the role. She has been with Workday for nine years and prior to her appointment as President, was the Regional Vice President for the NEZA (UK&I, Nordics and South Africa) region.


Kate Russell

Technology Reporter and Educator


Journalist, reporter and author, Kate Russell has been a regular on BBC technology programme ‘Click’ for over a decade and writes for National Geographic Traveller. Her website has won multiple awards for best technology blog and she’s been honoured in the Hall of Fame for Computer Weekly’s top 50 most influential women in UK IT.


Craig Crawford
Digital Strategist and Founderpreneur of Crawford IT

Craig Crawford spent seven years as Burberry’s VP of IT Strategy, Architecture and Relationships, and has worked with brands such as Hugo Boss, Jaeger, matchesfashion.com, Diane von Furstenberg, MaxMara and Tory Burch on their digital innovation.


Claer Barrett

Financial Journalist and Broadcaster


Editor of FT Money and Consumer Editor at the Financial Times, Claer Barrett is an economic broadcaster and columnist. She covers business and finance news on Eddie Mair’s LBC drivetime show, making complex market issues relevant and accessible. Claer also presents the FT Money Show podcast.


Insights from our customers

Workday customers share their digital enterprise journey stories

 

 

Our Partners

We’re delighted to be joined by our strategic partners, Accenture, Deloitte and PwC, who will share their industry expertise.