Conference Day Four: Thursday, September 3rd 2020

PICK ONE TRACK SESSION FROM 11:30 - 12:00 PM

7:00 am - 8:00 am MORNING YOGA


During yesterday's Startup Pitch Session, you had the chance to hear from many innovative startups and rate their pitches. The top rated startups have been invited back for the finalist pitch! This is your opportunity to hear more about the problems these startups solve for SSOs and how their solution differs from others on the market. In this round, each startup gets a 10-minute line of questioning in front of the Startup Zone Advisory Board. The judges will deliberate and the winners and prizes will be announced during the virtual happy hour at 4:00 PM.  


Judging Committee:


Tony Saldanha, President, Transformant

Lee Coulter, Chair, IEEE

Michael Frankel, SVP, Financial Shared Services. XPO Logistics

Shakti Jauhar, Global Digital Transformation Leader and a Board Member

Deborah Kops, Managing Principal, Sourcing Change

Suzanne Leopoldi-Nichols, President, GBS, UPS

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Tony Saldanha

President Transformant & Former VP GBS
P&G

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Lee Coulter

Chair
IEEE Working Group Group on Standards in IPA

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Michael Frankel

SVP, Financial Shared Services
XPO Logisitics

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Shakti Jauhar

Global Digital Transformation Leader and a
Board Member

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Deborah Kops

Managing Principal
Sourcing Change

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Suzanne Leopoldi-Nichols

President, Global Business Services
UPS

SSO Excellence Track Sessions Run
Click on one of the tracks below to view full session information

TRACK SESSION OVERVIEW
11:50 - 1:00 Tracks Run
11:50 - 11:55 Chairs Intro and Networking
11:55 - 12:25 Session 1 (S1)
12:25 - 12:30 5 Minute Changeover
12:30 - 1:00 Session 2 (S2)

TRACK A

11:00 am - 11:30 am TRACK A: PLANNING & LAUNCHING BACK TO BASICS IN THE NEW NORMAL: HOW TO SET UP YOUR SHARED SERVICES ORGANIZATION

TRACK A

12:15 pm - 1:15 pm NETWORKING & LUNCH BREAK

TRACK A

1:30 pm - 2:00 pm TRACK A: HR VISION APPLYING AGILE TO HR SHARED SERVICES

Hear from a group of HR Shared Services leaders on how they transformed shared services into agile organizations. Practitioners on this panel will have implemented agile & agile lite to propel the organization forward, creating fast moving, higher performing teams. 

TRACK A

2:15 pm - 2:45 pm TRACK A: HR VISION - A TALENT ACQUISITION STRATEGY FOR THE NEW SHARED SERVICES WORLD

• Develop a service delivery model to bring efficiency and drive CI • Enhance process and technology for recruiting • Operationalize data, analysis, and reporting for data-driven hiring • Leverage artificial intelligence tools to improve the process 



TRACK B

11:00 am - 11:30 am TRACK B: WOMEN IN BUSINESS SERVICES BUILDING, DEVELOPING AND MAINTAINING THE FUTURE FEMALE LEADERS OF TOMORROW
Suzanne Leopoldi-Nichols - President, Global Business Services, UPS


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Suzanne Leopoldi-Nichols

President, Global Business Services
UPS

TRACK B

12:15 pm - 1:15 pm NETWORKING & LUNCH BREAK

TRACK B

1:30 pm - 2:00 pm TRACK B: FINANCE & ACCOUNTING HOW PROCESS MINING HELPS CHART INDUSTRIES OPTIMIZE ITS BUSINESS SERVICES

Hear how the Business Services and Strategic Sourcing teams at Chart Industries are pushing the limits of efficiency throughout their Order-to-Cash and Purchase-to-Pay processes with help from Process Mining. From strategically targeting late paying customers to consolidating vendors for increased bargaining power, Chart is leveraging Celonis to help optimize their buying and selling processes. 

TRACK B

2:15 pm - 2:45 pm TRACK B: FINANCE & ACCOUNTING END TO END PROCESS STANDARDIZATION




TRACK C

11:00 am - 11:30 am TRACK C: FUTURE OF FINANCE FIRESIDE CHAT: 3 WAYS TO GET STARTED ON AN AI LEAD OPERATIONAL FINANCE TRANSFORMATION PROJECT




TRACK C

12:15 pm - 1:15 pm NETWORKING & LUNCH BREAK

TRACK C

1:30 pm - 2:00 pm TRACK C: INTELLIGENT AUTOMATION HOSTED BY AUTOMATION ANYWHERE: SCALING INTELLIGENCE IN THE CLOUD

The adoption of artificial intelligence has always been limited by silos that exist between

data experts and business users. During this session, attendees will hear how one

company is utilizing artificial intelligence, deployed in the cloud, to break barriers and

accelerate business transformation.




TRACK C

2:15 pm - 2:45 pm TRACK C: INTELLIGENT AUTOMATION HOSTED BY AUTOMATION ANYWHERE

BREAKING THE BARRIER OF INDUSTRY ADOPTION FOR INTELLIGENT AUTOMATION


• How to apply AI to industry problems • The human effect - challenges with bots and humans working together


Ken Mertzel, Sr. Director, Industry Marketing for Banking and Insurance, Automation Anywhere 



3:00 pm - 3:15 pm CLOSING REMARKS BY TRACK CHAIRS

3:30 pm - 4:00 pm VIRTUAL GENIUS BAR - ASK OUR EXPERTS!

4:00 pm - 4:30 pm VIRTUAL HAPPY HOUR & BEST STARTUP PITCH AWARDED