Exclusive Tech and Business Villa Sessions 2019

Our Experts

These are our experts in digital leadership, technology and digital transformation.

SCHEDULE

DAY 1 – Business Villa Sessions – Wednesday, 4 September 2019

  • 08:00-09:00 | Breakfast
  • 09:30-10:00 | Kickoff and introduction keynote – Adric Walter
  • 10:00-12:20 | INENSIVE TRAINING 1. Leadership in a digital and turbulent environment. – Suzanne Mau-Asam
  • 12:20-14:00 | LUNCH
  • 14:00-16:15 | INTENSIVE TRAINING 2. How do you create the organizational agility and resilience required to succeed in the digital age? – Friso Landstra
  • 16:15-16:30 | Retrospective and closing words – Adric Walter

DAY 2 – TechBiz Villa Sessions – Thursday, 5 September 2019

  • 08:00-09:00 | Breakfast
  • 09:30-10:30 | Cloud Computing on strategic level – Adric Walter
  • 10:45-12:20 | INTENSIVE TRAINING 3. Why not give your team super powers? – Tim Q. M. Martina
  • 12:30-14:00 | LUNCH
  • 14:00-16:15 | INTENSIVE TRAINING 4. Where top down meets bottom up, lies the key to success. – Andre Hagendijk
  • 16:15-16:30 | Retrospective and closing words – Adric Walter

Emerging leadership in digital environments

Do you have what it takes to lead in the digital age?

Leaders face new challenges as a result of this digital disruption. Today’s leaders must ensure that their organizations, teams and employees have the ability to explore and exploit opportunities faster than the competition. This isn’t easy and has an impact on the way you work as a leader and how you lead your team.

Do you have what it takes to lead in the digital age? Are you equipped with the necessary digital leadership skills to thrive in this new, turbulent, fast-paced environment?

These sessions help you to:
Understand what it means to lead in the digital age and what great leadership looks like
Recognize your capabilities and strengths to become an effective leader in the digital age
Identify your weaknesses in the digital leadership space and how to improve them
Understand how to collaborate, motivate, influence, and build teams in the digital environment
The session offers a practical learning approach, backed up by practical cases, examples, theory and research.

About Suzanne Mau-Asam
For more than 15 years she was responsible for HR, leadership development and Learning & Development within large organizations such as Shell, Nationale Nederlanden and the Staatsloterij. As one of the few in the Netherlands, Suzanne studied at the prestigious Strozzi Institute in California. She uses the insights in the field of somatics and neuroscience that she gained there in her work for Doors Open to create sustainable results.


After these sessions

Do you have what it takes to lead in the digital age?

  • You have insight into what complexity is and how it differs from mechanical problems and solutions
  • How the Cynefin framework can work for you
  • How to have the right skills to be a future leader in the digital era
  • You are inspired how you can organize change and transformations differently and build your organization differently
  • You no longer see complexity and disruption as something that works against you
  • You understand how you can use Cloud Computing to grow your business


Organizational agility and resilience to succeed in the digital age?

Developments such as globalization, technology and cultural changes have made our environment so interconnected and complex that a new perspective on leadership, organizations and human capital is required. And that is what this session is all about. After this session:

  • You have insight into what complexity is and how it differs from mechanical problems and solutions.
  • How the Cynefin framework can work for you.
  • You are inspired how you can organize change and transformations differently and build your organization differently.
  • You no longer see complexity and disruption as something that works against you.
    • About Friso Landstra:

      Friso is known for his innovative power, which he has been successfully deployed for years for government en young companies. Friso uses the power of complexity to unlock the potential that is already naturally present.


These sessions help you to achieve the following:

Do you have what it takes to lead in the digital age?

  • Understand what it means to lead in the digital age and what great leadership looks like.
  • Recognize your capabilities and strengths to become an effective leader in the digital age.
  • Identify your weaknesses in the digital leadership space and how to improve them.
  • Understand how to collaborate, motivate, influence, and build teams in the digital environment.
  • The session offers a practical learning approach, backed up by practical cases, examples, theory and research.

You will be inspired to look in a different way, a way that makes it easier to deal with digital disruption, changes, uncertainty, instability, external influences, global interconnection and decentralization.

During this session you will be challenged to let complexity work to your advantage. To let go of linear and orderly principles that you have been taught and embrace principles that natuur flourishes on.


Where top down meets bottom up lies the key to success

Leadership focused on progress

Increasing the administrative power of the government in the world of digital and technological developments.
A number of success factors that are important to ensure that development continues:

  • The professionals are the hub of change.
  • This approach is about strengthening the resolution, learning from each other and sharing and making use of each other’s knowledge and experiences.
  • The challenge is to get the manager in the role: helping employees / professionals to increase their problem-solving capacity.
  • Developments and changes are a continuous process.
  • The so-called soft sides in the process of change are just as important and effective as the hard sides. The combination makes the process of change successful.

About Andre Hagendijk
Andre Hagendijk has a quick overview of situations and moves smoothly in branches and within organizations. He is strong in connecting visions, results-oriented goals and knows how to get rid of processes that got stuck. He guides with an eye for innovation and knows how to connect people to decisions. His philosophy is: People need space to create things and structure to get direction within that space; that applies at all levels in an organization.


Cloud Computing Business Strategy

Understand why it is dangerous not to migrate your business to the cloud

The world is moving very fast to cloud computing. It’s important to migrate your business to the cloud because staying ‘on-premise’ is a complicated situation to manage. On top, hacks and cyber attacks has become more advanced and effective.

It’s necessary to stay ahead of the game and have an active cloud migration plan.

In this session you will learn:

  • What exactly is the cloud
  • When and how to migrate to the cloud and it’s benefits
  • How you can win from competitors by leveraging the endless super power of the cloud

About Adric Walter
Adric Walter is a Senior Consultant and a trusted advisors to new digital banks and the Dutch Government. He is a certified Microsoft Azure Cloud Architect with years of experience in the field of implementing ‘cloud born native’ solutions.


Why not give your team super powers?

Data is important. You know this!

And you also know that predictive modeling inspires a better competitive edge.
But data is not quite the new oil. It just loses its value when randomly harvested. What you need is an architectural approach to drive value-creation. And whether your prediction model is successful depends on how your data-collection is engineered.

It is time to let prediction machines give you valuable insights and help you make better strategic decisions. They will surprise you.

Where to start? The term you are looking for is Agile Management.
A globally proven mindset that mitigates risks in high-uncertainty situations while driving continuous improvement by focusing on what actually pays the bills:
creating value for your customers.

In this session you will learn:

  • why you need to start implementing Machine Learning.
  • And how you would go about that, by using Agile Management.

About Tim Q. M. Martina

If asked, Tim would most likely describe his perfect world as a place where logic prevails above all, form follows function and mankind has reached a sustainable and a highly comfortable way of living through effective use of the ever-increasing technological possibilities.

In the meantime he indulges in pro-actively advocating strategic innovation through Agile Transformations. And with his new startup he helps sharpen the competitive edge for enterprises by leveraging Machine Learning and specifically Predictive Analysis.