Jump-starting recovery with digital transformation – Session Report

June 06, 2020


In June 2020, members of the Digital Leadership Forum met over Zoom to discuss ‘Jump-starting recovery with digital transformation’

Representatives from leading organisations including Unilever, BAE Systems, Dell Technologies, Clifford Chance, Octopus Investments, GSK, EDF, G4S, BT, AXA PPP healthcare, BDO, Coutts, BPP University, Macmillan Cancer Support, Ofgem, Baillie Gifford, Chaucer Group, First Rate Exchange Services and many more gained insights from industry leaders and digital strategists on how to harness the power of digital technologies to drive transformation across their business, and how other leading organisations are reconfiguring their operations.

Rachel Higham, Managing Director of IT at BT and Stuart Alexander, Director – Consulting Services at FromHereOn began the session by discussing the essential strategies to jump-starting digital transformation in the current crisis.

Next, we heard from Robbie Hearn, Co-founder & CEO of Standing on Giants who shared insights into how to build a successful online community.

Other key themes explored during the session included the best guiding principles for accelerating end to end digitisation and driving the future of work, and which types of leadership are required to establish remote working through digital communication and collaboration tools.

Watch the presentations below: