Dan Davidson

Vice President of Global Finance Shared Services Equifax

PRE-CONFERENCE WORKSHOPS: Wednesday, June 17, 2020

Wednesday, June 17th, 2020

3:30 PM WORKSHOP D: TRANSFORMING YOUR SHARED SERVICES ORGANIZATION TO ACHIEVE OPERATIONAL EXCELLENCE FOR FUTURE EXPANSION

Operational excellence is a never-ending goal. Shared Services organizations are always looking for new methods, processes,technologies, to gain a competitive advantage. Achieving operational excellence translates to profitability and success, and is a sure way to get stakeholder buy-in for your shared services projects. In this workshop, you will learn strategies to roll out and stabilize your operational excellence plan.  

SPEAKER PRESENTATION (35 MINUTES)
The session leader will start the workshop with a discussion on how agile and digital transformation play an important role in your operational excellence strategy and share case studies on how organizations have successfully developed a winning strategy to achieve operational excellence. Discussion focus includes:
§  How to sell your vision and get stakeholder buy-in
§  Using operational excellence tools to create a positive culture of continuous improvement
§Operational Excellence and Agile: Differences and similarities when it comes to lean thinking and culture

PRACTICAL (40 MINS)
Based upon what was learned in the focus discussion, you will be tasked with developing a short term and long-term operational excellence plan that includes: getting stakeholders buy-in and keeping the different business units aligned during the journey, and creating a positive culture of continuous improvement.

Takeaway (25 minutes)
You’ll leave the workshop with a blueprint to take back to your organization that will enable you to successfully develop a strategy to take your FSSO to new heights of operational excellence.

MAIN CONFERENCE: DAY 1: THURSDAY, JUNE 18, 2020

Thursday, June 18th, 2020

9:45 AM PANEL DISCUSSION: AMPLIFYING ALLIES AND CONVERTING FRENEMIES—HOW TO ACHIEVE STAKEHOLDERS BUY-IN

Whether you are implement or optimizing a FSSO, it is important to make sure you are communicating effectively with stakeholders and aligning with business needs. Developing and communicating a clear concise message that speaks the language of your stakeholders is instrumental in making them allies of your current and future shared services initiatives. Our panelists will share insight on:
• How to build and maintain stakeholders trust to get buy-in
• Effective communication strategies—it’s not always what you say but how you say it
• Potential reasons for stakeholder resistance
• How to make sure your message outlines the value of process improvements
• Stakeholder management
John Hopkins, Vice President

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