PRE-CONFERENCE WORKSHOP DAY

9:00 AM - 9:30 AM REGISTRATION FOR WORKSHOPS & NETWORKING BREAKFAST

9:30 AM - 11:15 AM Shared Services Boot Camp: The Fundamentals of Envisioning, Erecting & Executing a Shared Service Center

Brad DeMent, Partner, ScottMadden, Inc. Trey Robinson, Partner, ScottMadden, Inc.
  • Strategic considerations for designing shared services
  • The most important activities required for successful implementation
  • Common implementation mistakes and how to avoid them

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Brad DeMent

Partner
ScottMadden, Inc.
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Trey Robinson

Partner
ScottMadden, Inc.

Sponsored by: ScottMadden, Inc.

9:30 AM - 11:15 AM Is Your GPO Robo-Ready? Discover, Learn & Employ New Technologies to Add Value to Your Organization

  • Top Ten challenges faced Operationalizing RPA
  • Defining and addressing RPA ownership
  • The changing role of IT in the business unit and working with your C-Suite to give you
  • agility

11:15 AM - 11:45 AM MORNING NETWORKING BREAK

11:45 AM - 1:15 PM Digital Transformation: Driving Value with Analytics

Andrea Ballinger, Associate Vice President & Chief Technology Officer, Louisiana State University
  • Exciting technologies likes cloud-based infrastructure and applications, virtual business networks and predictive business analytics
  • Leveraging analytics-based decision making to make your organization agile

* Boxed lunch provided for Workshop participants.

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Andrea Ballinger

Associate Vice President & Chief Technology Officer
Louisiana State University

11:45 AM - 1:15 PM How to Choose the Correct Global Process Ownership Operational Model for Your Organization: Is You Strategy Water-Tight?

  • Considerations and drivers like size, complexity, strategic initiatives and maturity
  • Drawing reporting lines and new decision making models
  • The importance of establishing proper global process ownership of all new activities
  • Creating a unified approach to business support: Overcoming resistance and coordination

* Boxed lunch provided for Workshop participants.

1:30 AM - 1:45 AM AFTERNOON NETWORKING BREAK

1:45 AM - 3:30 AM Embracing Process Automation Early: Standardization, Scalability & Continuous Improvement

Scott Furlong, Partner, Information Services Group (ISG)
  • Which processes to automate first for greatest success
  • The best way to apply automation to your processes and when to get started
  • Developing a stakeholder management program to facilitate a seamless buy-in

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Scott Furlong

Partner
Information Services Group (ISG)

Sponsored by: Information Services Group (ISG)

1:45 AM - 3:30 AM Overhauling & Accelerating Finance Transformation by Embracing Intelligent Automation and Cognitive Technologies

Greg Fritsky, Director of Finance Transformation, Redwood Software
  • What customers expect from AI-enabled the client experience
  • Freeing your workforce up from routine work to concentrate on thoughtful, creative and value adding services

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Greg Fritsky

Director of Finance Transformation
Redwood Software

Sponsored by: Redwood's RoboFinance

3:30 AM - 3:35 AM WORKSHOP DAY CONCLUDES – SEE YOU TOMORROW!