We live in a rapidly changing world with huge opportunities for innovation – but many get stuck in outdated approaches that have exceeded their ‘best before date'. Alex Menhams, from The Ideas Centre Group, will reveal how innovative businesses break free from the patterns of the past and get ahead of the competition by harnessing the creativity of the people inside the business.
Paul Wilson of NatWest (Mid & SE Essex) gives his perspective from a business established for 300 years that is now facing digital disruption. In a fast changing digital world, what happens to the traditional business model? Paul gives an insight into the need to rethink strategy and discusses how the bank is striving to ensure it’s people have the clarity, capability and motivation they need to perform to the best of their abilities to deliver the best service possible for their customers.
Ian Morehouse will share the challenges facing Flakt Woods in its markets and impart two initiatives he is leading within the business. The first initiative focusses on addressing market needs through investment in high technology design, which includes a partnership with Essex Universiy under the scope of a Knowledge Transfer Partnership. In the second, Ian will discuss how together with his leaderhsip team they are harnessing the experience, energy and enthusiasm of the organisation with the goal to bring the customer closer to the business.
Find out how businesses can take on the challenges of meeting clients' needs and stay ahead in the market by unlocking its creativity.