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25th November 2020


25th Nov

How HR becomes the business player by excelling data analytics and technology

The HR function was initially built for serving the basic working needs of the employers and the employees. However, its role has been becoming critical from time to time and embedded as part of the company strategies. Nowadays, HR has been transitioning as a strategic partner, and even the business player enabled by data analytics and technology. In this session, Kartika will share the steps of building the effective roles of HR which eventually support the business, especially for SME and Start-ups. What skills that HR must excel and what technology that HR must adopt.

Kartika Akbaria - Vice President Human Capital

Ruangguru, Indonesia

HR Tech for SMEs  & Start-Ups

9.00 am - 9.45 am

The Age of the Avocado Leader: Turning Crisis into Catalyst

2020 has been the year of radical reinvention and during this period a new type of leader has emerged. The 'Avocado Leader' is a term used to describe a leader who has a hard business core on the inside with a soft and empathetic exterior. This presentation will explore the background and research behind this growing trend and provide you with practical takeaways for how you can use your leaders to turn crisis into catalyst. 

Damon Deaner - Director, Employee Experience Design, IBM, USA

Employee Experience and Engagement

9.00 am - 9.45 am

Agile Workforce for the “New Normal” 

With all the disruption happening around us, HR function is to help businesses respond and adapt to that. The constantly changing business environment requires a continuous evolution of strategy in which HR must respond by developing an agile working strategy that means having the courage to constantly adjust the path to business goals. Working in an office is no longer a necessity, but with the digital transformation, your teams may now working anytime, anywhere. In this short session, you can learn several ways “agile” can help your remote team thrive and more productive overall.   

Diska Anandhita - Director of Legal and Human Capital at Jojonomic Indonesia

Presentation By Jojonomic

9.45 am - 10.30 am

Online Cultural Enhancement Based on the Culture Survey Amid the COVID-19 Crisis
Rakuten People and Culture Lab conducted the Culture Quick Survey just after starting the Covid-19 Crisis and figured out which areas were damaged among touchpoints of the corporate culture in the pandemic. Based on the voice of employees through the survey, Rakuten understood for what they should take countermeasures properly, then provided communication platforms to connect among employees including new joiners more frequently, increase opportunities to share corporate philosophy intentionally, and then has been strengthened their corporate culture continuously.

Tatsuo (Tats) Hidaka - Head of Rakuten People and Culture Lab, Japan.

Employee Experience and Engagement

10.30 am - 11.15 am

Ways to create sustainable learning impact in organizations

Susan P. Chen - Global Head of Leadership and Talent Development, Gojek, Singapore

Learning and Development

10.30 am - 11.15 am

How technology enables human resources to monitor, develop people, and establish a data-driven culture in a technology financial company. 

- DANA as a technology financial company in this era expected to grow fast and make the right strategy at the right time.

- Enforce agile decision making and establish data-driven culture runs by the right technology.

- Cultivate people analytic and the right metrics to develop programs, align with business strategy.

- Integration triangle concept of People, Process, and Technology.

Agustina Samara - Chief of People & Corporate Strategy, Dana, Indonesia

HR Tech for SMEs  & Start-Ups

11.15 am - 12.00 pm

The role of People Analytics in doing better EX.

Optimising the Employee Experience (EX) has emerged as a key tool to help organisations attract, deploy, and retain the best talent. Data analytics is essential not just to better understand and optimise EX, but also to drive improvements in selection, development, mobility, and performance management. Better people process further enhance EX and the ‘stickiness’ that supports retention. This presentation will look at how leading organisations are utilising technology, HR analytics and AI to enhance both EX and HR outcomes at crucial steps in the career journey. We will also look at how to avoid some of the common pitfalls.

Peter Wood - Former VP & Global Lead, Global Human Resources, Schneider Electric, SG

Employee Experience and Engagement

12.00 pm - 12.45 pm

Stories that sell your talent brand

organizations aspire for the best of the best talent. Everyone is looking for them, but not many realize that the one they want and the one they need are very different? This session will provide a brief introduction to how organizations must weave the ‘right’ story to get the ‘right’ talent. What then follows are people who move brands forward, and not ones that become square pegs trying to fit into round holes.

Madhu Karuthedath - GM of Talent Branding, Swiggy, India

Employer Branding Talent Acquisition

12.00 pm - 12.45 pm

But first, Let's build the data culture: preparing now for your future

• HR Data Culture: What is this and why is it important?
• How to start building this data culture in your team?
• What are the most common challenges in the organization to practice this culture?

Angga Bastian Simamora - VP of Human Resources, Warung Pintar, Indonesia

Learning and Development

12.45 pm - 13.30 pm

Welfare In The Workplace – The Way to Success? What are the key obstacles in implementing welfare initiatives in your region? Does the government have a responsibility to ensure good health and wellbeing legislations amongst organizations? How do health insurance and rewards ensure employee experience optimizations?

Nick Tucker - Culture & Performance Lead, We Are Unity, Australia

Employee Experience and Engagement

12.45 pm - 13.30 pm

Keeping L&D relevant and resilient during the pandemic and beyond

L&D has been going through evolution even before the pandemic and this process seems to have accelerated during the pandemic. As organizations have moved to WFH and Hybrid type of work HR Leaders are now tasked to re-evaluate their learning and development practices.  

Key discussion points:
• Impact of Covid-19 on the way we learn and develop talents
• What we have learned so far and how do you see the future of L&D?
• How Can we maximize engagement while WFH?
• Understanding the role of Data and Analytics in L&D context
• How to use data to gain L&D strategies to fill the critical skills gap

HR Thought Leaders’ Roundtable

13.30 pm - 14.15 pm

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