Session I: The 2020 Workplace
Dr. Karie Willyerd, Vice President, Learning and Social Adoption, SuccessFactors
The workplace of the future is being influenced by web 2.0 social media technologies and by the millennial generation. It is in this information age and era of connectedness that organizations are being challenged to change in terms of their relationships with customers, employees and other constituents, he processes they follow and the talent management practices they employ. Karie Willyerd will share insights on the generations in the workforce, case studies from leading organizations that have successfully incorporated social media within and outside their organizations and methods that can be used to enhance innovation, collaboration and engagement to achieve compelling business results.
Video Presentation Part 1
Video Presentation Part 2
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Video Presentation Part 5
Session II:“Leveraging Social Media for Competitive Advantage: Enhancing Brand, Performance and Innovation ”
Part 1: Overview of Social Media
Adam Wootton, Leader, Social Media, Towers Watson
Part 1 will present a macro perspective of the global business environment highlightingsocial, technological, demographic and information trends that are transforming the way we work, organize and connect. More than ever before, business is challenged to make informed decisions regarding strategic direction, utilization of resources and accountability for results as its boundaries, workforces, structures and processes are changing. The ability to achieve greater collaboration and innovation through social media presents an unprecedented opportunity to achieve higher levels of performance to address increasing economic and competitive pressures.
Part 2: Survey Results
David Goodrich, Corporate Vice President, Global Talent Management, Parsons Corporation
Part 2 will cover the highlights of a survey of HARRT corporate members with respect to their business and talent management priorities, level of utilization of social media and issues which have surfaced as they consider, adopt or derive value from various social media platforms and enterprise tools. The results of this survey will be used in the formulation of issues and questions to address as well as lay the foundation for individual social media strategies for each HARRT member.
Part 3: Panel Discussion by Market Leaders- A comparison and discussion of strategies, results and lessons learned.
Panel of Discussants:
David Parsons, Corporate Vice President Global Alliances, Chief Marketing Officer, CSC
Donna Morris, SVP, Human Resources, Adobe Systems Inc.
Patricia Romeo, Talent Innovation, Deloitte
Part 4: Strategic Discussion: – Consideration for Implementation.
Facilitated by: Amy Hirsh Robinson – Principal, Interchange Group
Panel of Discussants:
This strategic discussion will focus on the key themes and issues that impact businesses and HR leaders and provide an opportunity to think through the challenges and opportunities that need to be addressed. We will discuss how social media is changing work, communication, business and HR strategies. Our objective is to provide our members with the opportunity to make informed decisions regarding organizational change and social media integration that minimize risk and enhance value as they make plans to move forward.
In small groups members will meet to discuss their internal challenges and develop action plans for integrating social media into their organizations based on their highest priorities and respective cultures. Priorities may include expert identification, crowdsourcing, fostering ideation/innovation as well as how social media can tie into overall performance management goals. Consideration may also be given to how employee feedback can translate into action-oriented changes and what safeguards are needed to protect intellectual property. Plans will address the role of HR in facilitating use, managing risk and measuring success.
Session III: “Impact of the Elections on Public Policy and the Economy”
Part 1: ‘The Most Important Election of Our Lifetime’ : Now What?
Mark Peterson, Professor of Public Policy, Political Science and Law, UCLA
This presentation will provide an overview of the November 6, 2012, election results–including the race for the presidency, control of the Senate and House of Representatives, and other relevant patterns that emerge nationally across the states–and put them in historical context. The presentation will consider what factors influenced the outcome and explore the implications for ongoing partisan polarization, the risk of stalemate, and the prospects for addressing the major problems facing the country. Particular attention will be given to the future of the Affordable Care Act and its implementation.
Part 2: Recovering from the Recovery: An Outlook for the U.S. and California Economies
Chris Thornberg, Founding Partner, Beacon Economics
Beacon Economics Founding Partner Dr. Christopher Thornberg will present a comprehensive economic forecast for the U.S. and California. The discussion will focus on the state of the current economic recovery and the direction the economy will take over the near and long-term future. Dr. Thornberg will present a thorough analysis of key economic indicators such as employment/unemployment, consumer spending, housing markets, bankruptcies, business activity, personal income, international trade, and GDP growth. The presentation will include a discussion about the potential risks still facing the economy including the European debt crisis, the so-called ‘Fiscal Cliff’ the nation faces when a number of tax cuts expire on January 1st, and the Federal deficit. Attendees will also learn about many of the driving forces behind the ‘trends and bends’ occurring in today’s economy.
Session IV:“Synthesis and Discussion: Takeaways and Retreat Feedback”
Session V : Adjourn