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The Kinetic Enterprise(tm): Built to Evolve, Presented by Deloitte

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Stand ready for the next wave of disruption with the Kinetic Enterprise(tm), presented by Deloitte. The Kinetic Enterprise is an enterprise built to evolve, no matter what the future brings. Explore insights and ideas that can help you reimagine everything, transform your business with the latest digital technologies, and address future challenges head on. Take a deep dive into the business drivers and topics that are top-of-mind for leaders today, and get essential guidance that can help you build a Kinetic Enterprise solidly atop four pillars: Clean—unburdened by technical debt, such as tremendous amounts of custom code. Intelligent—leveraging data to build intelligence, unlock insights, and make an impact. Inclusive—operating with an ecosystem of applications, services, and industry-specific capabilities for driving improvements and innovation. Responsive—anticipating change and enabled by cloud technologies that allow the enterprise to scale in any direction, on demand.

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United States

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Stand ready for the next wave of disruption with the Kinetic Enterprise(tm), presented by Deloitte. The Kinetic Enterprise is an enterprise built to evolve, no matter what the future brings. Explore insights and ideas that can help you reimagine everything, transform your business with the latest digital technologies, and address future challenges head on. Take a deep dive into the business drivers and topics that are top-of-mind for leaders today, and get essential guidance that can help you build a Kinetic Enterprise solidly atop four pillars: Clean—unburdened by technical debt, such as tremendous amounts of custom code. Intelligent—leveraging data to build intelligence, unlock insights, and make an impact. Inclusive—operating with an ecosystem of applications, services, and industry-specific capabilities for driving improvements and innovation. Responsive—anticipating change and enabled by cloud technologies that allow the enterprise to scale in any direction, on demand.

Language:

English


Episodes

Encore: Kinetic Enterprise: Humanizing B2B Experiences in a Digital World

11/18/2022
B2B relationships are inherently complex, with buying cycles that can stretch for months, with multiple decision-makers and influencers along the way. High-value deals—and company reputations—are often on the line. Yet B2B has always been, at its core, about people. Discover insights that can help you humanize the B2B experience in an increasingly digital world. Listen in as Deloitte customer experience and transformation professionals explain how industry leaders today are using digital capabilities to deepen trust and relationships—sharing findings from Deloitte’s latest sales research. Among the highlights: B2B customer experience leaders were 18% more likely than laggards to have exceeded their revenue goals in the previous 12 months. We’ll ask B2B leaders Tim Greulich, Michelle Wideman, Deepak Sharma and Meenu Agarwal how they set themselves apart—in quantifiable ways—by adopting human-centric strategies and a built-to-evolve Kinetic Enterprise™ approach.

Duration:00:56:34

Encore: The Kinetic Enterprise: Leveraging Cloud to Accelerate Your Kinetic Enterprise Journey

11/11/2022
To remove the organizational “inertia” to meet the ever-changing business and market needs, organizations need to make a bold move with cloud, seek to operate with a clean core, and look for more ways to make the business more intelligent and responsive. Pavan Srivastava at Deloitte, Edy Sardilli at Google Cloud, and Chip Kleinheksel at Deloitte will share insights that can help you understand the art of the possible with cloud and SAP® solutions and explore ideas for accelerating the move to cloud. They will take a high-level look at key cloud players and technologies that can contribute to the Kinetic Enterprise, and major benefits of cloud solutions. Find out how cloud is fueling digital enterprise transformation today and learn how leading global organizations are now using cloud as the DNA of the “built to evolve” Kinetic Enterprise™, capable of moving at the speed of disruption. Join us for The Kinetic Enterprise: Leveraging Cloud to Accelerate Your Kinetic Enterprise Journey.

Duration:00:55:51

Encore: Sparking An Evolution in Commodity Trading & Risk Management

11/4/2022
When it comes to commodity trading, making the “right” decisions can seem a lot tougher these days—given ongoing supply chain disruptions, energy prices, cost pressures, sustainability goals, and other factors. Add disparate data sources and legacy IT to the mix, and the challenges grow. Increasingly, leaders realize they need to integrate and standardize the systems that support commodity trading—to get closer to a single version of the truth. Such a move can be a business differentiator, allowing you to visualize a more unified landscape, identify opportunities for value, manage risks, and move faster. Listen in as Deloitte and SAP thought leaders share insights for creating a built-to-evolve commodity trading ecosystem. The conversation will explore the complexities of today’s environment—from customer expectations to carbon trading. Hear about the latest capabilities for Commodity Trading and Risk Management (CTRM) and find out how they can blend with a broader transformation journey. Panelists will also discuss use cases, emerging trends, and key transformation considerations. We’ll ask Sam Stuckey, Dean Stiles and Trent Gall for their insights on The Kinetic Enterprise: Sparking an evolution in commodity trading and risk management.

Duration:00:56:29

Encore: Acquiring and Retaining Talent in The “Next Normal”

10/28/2022
The future of work and talent may never be the same. Employee expectations, behaviors, work habits, and values have shifted dramatically in the wake of the COVID-19 crisis. Many of the changes have come about organically, as organizations and individuals responded in the moment and improvised to address emerging needs. Now it’s time for businesses to get strategic—to envision, design, and create their “next normal” for talent acquisition and retention. Hear from a panel of Deloitte HR and transformation specialists who will share real-world insights that can help your organization thrive in the future of work. The conversation will drill-down into the evolving needs of employees and organizations, the workplace trends taking shape, key considerations for workforce planning, and how you can take lessons learned from the COVID-19 crisis to elevate the employee experience. We’ll also take a closer look at the technologies in play—and how organizations can innovate with impact as they seek to build tomorrow’s workforce and enable the built-to-evolve Kinetic Enterprise™. We’ll ask Deloitte’s John Dilworth, Frans Dagelet and Satish Badgi for their take on The Kinetic Enterprise: Acquiring and Retaining Talent in The “Next Normal”.

Duration:00:55:31

Encore: Cyber as the DNA of a Cloud-Enabled Enterprise

10/14/2022
Cybersecurity remains a top priority in every industry—and it’s a priority that is growing as cloud technologies become more essential to driving business operations, innovation, and value. Cloud technologies can come with inherent complexity. Exponential data growth, visibility needs, and control processes—they all can create a bigger “target” and compound challenges for cloud-related security. Increasingly, cyber must become a core component of a cloud migration—to reliably support business value and give organizations the confidence to evolve as their needs change. Today a panel of cloud transformation specialists will share insights on how to enable a “cyber first” approach that embeds security into your ongoing journey of digital transformation—while positioning your enterprise to evolve amid constant disruption. We’ll ask Meer Hussain and Elvia Novak at Deloitte and Venky Rangachari at HPE for their take on The Kinetic Enterprise: Cyber as the DNA of a Cloud-Enabled Enterprise.

Duration:00:56:13

Encore: Conquering Disruption with a Built-to-Evolve Supply Chain

9/23/2022
The rules for supply chains keep changing—as forces such as customer demand, pricing pressures, and shipping bottlenecks bring nonstop disruption. How can you forge a more flexible and disruption-ready supply chain with intelligent technologies and cloud? Listen in as Deloitte supply chain transformation leaders discuss the imperative of a future-facing Kinetic Supply Chain—supported by cohesive digital capabilities across planning, procurement, distribution, and operations. Our conversation will dig-in to the potential business outcomes as well as essential elements of the Kinetic Supply Chain—including a clean core for rapid supply network reconfiguration; intelligent digital solutions to sense demand shifts and supply disruptions; cloud technology for building scalable solutions; and an extended ecosystem of capabilities to sustain business value and support innovation. We’ll ask Deloitte’s Subit Matthew, Jagjeet Singh and Brent Griffith for their insights on trends, technologies, and leading practices, plus real-world success stories on The Kinetic Enterprise: Conquering disruption with a built-to-evolve supply chain.

Duration:00:50:25

Encore: Insights for a Data-Driven Sustainability Journey

9/16/2022
Sustainability continues to dominate conversations from the C-suite to the frontlines of customer service. Leaders and stakeholders all want to understand what businesses are doing—and what more they can do—to improve the health of the planet. Data-driven insights will be essential for building that understanding—to drive action and measure impact. Today, Deloitte and SAP transformation professionals will discuss solutions that can help you leverage your data to operate more sustainably and take meaningful action on climate change. You’ll hear how Deloitte and SAP are joining forces to deliver sustainability-focused capabilities and learn how you can put intelligent technologies to work across key ESG areas. Our conversation will explore the latest solutions through the lens of emerging trends and business needs. Join us for insights on embedding sustainability at every step of your transformation journey and real-world examples of how leading companies are unlocking business value while making sustainability a priority. We’ll ask Deloitte's Robert Hillard, SAP's Anita Varshney and Deloitte's Marcus Goetz for their insights on The Kinetic Enterprise: Insights for a data-driven sustainability journey.

Duration:00:55:39

Encore Future Trends: Cutting Thru Clutter of New Enterprise Rech

9/9/2022
Innovation never ends. The flow of new technologies emanating from the makers of software and hardware is endless—from routine but important feature upgrades to highly focused apps to mind-bending business technology concepts that blur the line between reality and science fiction. For any organization operating in any industry today, this constant stream of innovation can be overwhelming—another layer of disruption on top of market forces, customer expectations, internal pressures, global factors, and other challenges. Find out how you can sort through all the noise and identify solutions to help you get ahead of future trends—so you can make an impact sooner and enable a truly built-to-evolve Kinetic Enterprise™. Listen in as Deloitte transformation and innovation specialists offer insights on top technology trends, specific tools, opportunities for enterprise transformation, and some of the leading practices for assessing, prioritizing, and deploying new technologies. We’ll ask Chip Kleinheksel, Riz Ahmed and Soumya Chakravorty for their insights on The Kinetic Enterprise: Future Trends: Cutting through the clutter of new enterprise technologies.

Duration:00:54:16

Encore: Ready for Take-Off with an Analytics First Approach

8/26/2022
Organizations investing in ERP can struggle to turn their data into valuable insights and intelligence. Leading with an Analytics First approach can open conversations across departments and unlock different perspectives on what information organizations need and how ERP technology can support their people and processes best. On this episode, our panelists will discuss how adopting an Analytics First approach can lead a company to create the proper governance and structure for centralizing its analytics function, finding data easily via a single reference point – 'source of truth' – and enabling better insights and ideas across the organization. Listen in and learn how you can turn your data into a foundation of intelligence to drive innovation, transformation and growth. We’ll ask Deloitte’s Scott Gabelhart and thought leader Kevin Aidun for their insights on The Kinetic Enterprise: Ready for Take-Off with an Analytics First Approach.

Duration:00:55:27

Encore Strategies for a Sustainable and Built-to-Evolve Smart Factory

8/19/2022
Manufacturers face immense pressure to operate more efficiently and sustainably. For many, the way forward will require a renewed focus on their Industry 4.0 vision, including smart factories running with intelligent processes. Plenty of challenges lie ahead— creating a risk-averse supply chain, significant labor shortages, continued globalization, significantly higher data using IoT technology and the ability to translate that data into actionable information, dramatic technological advances around Robotics, AI, and ML, and a shift in the Future of Work to more remote operations. Given all of this, companies need to build a kinetic environment that can evolve and innovate as needed. Join us as Deloitte manufacturing and transformation specialists discuss a blueprint for creating the built-to-evolve Smart Factory. Discover how you can use emerging technologies to build the Smart Factory and unlock value faster. Our conversation will also cover the role of ecosystem partnerships, the digitally empowered workforce, and how you can align Smart Factory solutions with your ESG goals, as well as a broader vision of sustainability and philanthropy. We’ll ask Deloitte’s Brenna Sniderman and Vadhi Narasimhamurti for their insights on The Kinetic Enterprise: Strategies for Enabling a Sustainable and Built-to-Evolve Smart Factory.

Duration:00:55:43

Encore: Positioning Your Business for The Future with Cloud ERP

8/12/2022
The need for a high-performance ERP and the need for cloud are here to stay. And increasingly, those two things come as a package deal—in the form of cloud ERP solutions that can support greater reliability, flexibility, scalability, innovation, and growth. There’s no “one size fits all” solution – and sorting through your options can take work. Join Deloitte and SAP transformation professionals as we dispel some of the mystery and the myth surrounding cloud ERP today—and challenge preconceived notions about size, speed, and complexity of projects. Our panelists will explain how a modular ERP approach and a two-tier model can support business stability, flexibility, and transformation on your own terms and timeline, while unlocking business benefits sooner. We’ll ask Deloitte’s Chip Kleinheksel, SAP’s Sven Denecken and Deloitte’s Misa Rawlins and Todd Slatter for their insights on The Kinetic Enterprise: Positioning your business for the future with cloud ERP.

Duration:00:55:24

Encore Empowering finance transformation with analytics-based insights

8/5/2022
Business Transformation and Taxes. These are two of the greatest certainties in business today, and both Finance functions need to transform to become the advisor and guide to better decisions for their whole enterprise – or else they will become irrelevant. Their transformation starts with an analytics-first approach to provide richer, faster analytics-based insights and more frequent tuning of multiple scenarios that help their company figure out and prepare for tomorrow, today. In this episode of The Kinetic Enterprise, Deloitte finance transformation and analytics leaders explore the ERP systems, processes and talent in data science that will enable Finance teams to harmonize analytics, translate the story behind the numbers, and elevate their role in steering the wider business. Tune in to the conversation for insights on how finance can become the analytical engine for the organization and unlock exponential business value. We’ll ask Deloitte’s Graham Billington, Ralf Dukek, Ritesh Bhushan and Scott Gabelhart for their insights on The Kinetic Enterprise: Empowering finance transformation with analytics-based insights at your fingertip.

Duration:00:56:19

Encore: Tech & Telecom Future of the Enterprise: TMT Predictions!

6/3/2022
Forces across Technology, Media, and Telecommunications (TMT) continue to shape the global business landscape and the human experience. What’s next? And how can your organization prepare for the future? Join Deloitte for a deep dive into the top TMT trends as we discuss strategies that can help you evolve at the speed of change. From chip shortages, 5G, and Wi-Fi 6 to AI regulation, wellness, wearables, and the technology gender gap, this conversation will explore some of the biggest topics emerging in the TMT space today. Find out what these trends could mean when it comes to your business challenges and opportunities. Our conversation will examine the impact of recent news on the TMT front and provide steps you can take to prepare your organization to thrive, despite ongoing disruption. Listen in as our panel of professionals paints a vivid picture of things to come – and the things you can do to get ready. We’ll ask Deloitte’s Duncan Stewart and Susanne Hupfer, report co-authors, for their insights on The Kinetic Enterprise: What is The Tech and Telecom Future of the Enterprise? TMT Predictions 2022 Has the Answers!

Duration:00:55:25

Encore Evolving Amid Complexity with Kinetic Insurance

5/27/2022
The insurance industry is under incredible pressure. In addition to ongoing challenges from the COVID-19 crisis, insurers face pressures when it comes to new regulations, increased M&A activities, talent recruitment and retention, and cost reduction—all redefining the way business gets done today. For many organizations, these challenges are compounded by IT complexity—including aging solutions that pass data through a maze of convoluted repositories, making processing overly complex and reporting difficult at best. Tune in as Deloitte insurance transformation leaders share ideas that can help you evolve in lockstep with disruption, using intelligent solutions to drive new insights and efficiencies with your data. Hear how insurers across all lines are addressing trends in finance, leveraging new business architectures, and unlocking value with the latest technologies. Our conversation will cover strategies for streamlining and automating financial accounting—from the moment a business event occurs, straight through to close, consolidation, and reporting (CCR). Find out how built-to-evolve Kinetic Insurance capabilities can help you gain a competitive edge with transformed reporting, reduced manual work, and streamlined regulatory tasks for things like Yellow/Blue/Green Books, IFRS, and LDTI reporting. We’ll ask Michael Hamby, Seth Hedlund, Robert Ried and Michael Byrne for their take on The Kinetic Enterprise: Evolving amid complexity with Kinetic Insurance.

Duration:00:55:53

Encore: Make Tax Boost the Value of Your ERP Transformation

4/8/2022
Business Transformation and taxes. They are two of the greatest certainties in business today, and both can bring big questions. Ongoing business transformation is driving many organizations to take a strategic leap with cloud technology and ERP transformation—to enable greater speed, flexibility, innovation, and efficiency. But with any project of this kind, how can you make sure that you’re not creating more complexity in your tax data-and-process landscape? Listen in as Deloitte business, technology, and tax leaders discuss key issues, solutions, and leading practices that can help you extract more value from your transformation. Learn how you can improve tax processes, reduce risk, and realize savings with a more strategic approach to cloud, ERP and tax. We will take a closer look at how solution providers are making their solutions more fit to new market demands and explore some of the specific tax-related benefits of transformation. We’ll ask Deloitte’s Genevieve Watson, Scott Shafer, and Jan de Clercq for their insights on The Kinetic Enterprise: Make Tax boost the value of your ERP transformation.

Duration:00:55:40

Exploring Global Disruption & Change Through the Expo 2020 Lens

12/17/2021
Innovation continues to dominate the conversation worldwide as organizations deal with ongoing disruption and growing business complexity. And many of the big trends that will shape the future are clearly visible now at Expo 2020 in Dubai. Join Deloitte innovation leaders as we explore the future of business and some of the big ideas emerging at this important world expo, which runs through March 2022. Learn how Deloitte is teaming with longtime partner SAP and Google Cloud at Expo 2020 to demonstrate the potential of a cloud-enabled intelligent enterprise and get timely insights on topics that are front and center in Dubai—including AI, mobility, and sustainability. The conversation will reflect on all we have learned and achieved while navigating unprecedented change—and how that change will have ripple effects on the future. Our panelists – Deloitte’s Darwin Deano, Bhavesh Morar and Yannick Jacques – will put forward bold transformation predictions and offer their thoughts that can help you end 2021 with a renewed sense of purpose and optimism for the year ahead! Welcome to The Kinetic Enterprise: Exploring global disruption and change through the lens of Expo 2020.

Duration:00:54:47

Well-being As A Catalyst to Transformation – Part 2

9/24/2021
After the COVID-19 crisis forced organizations to look at workforce well-being and business evolution in a new light, enterprise decision-makers have learned and applied some invaluable lessons. Join Deloitte transformation leaders for the sequel to a discussion they began in May 2020—which examined some of the actions that businesses could take to foster greater innovation, inclusivity, and well-being during a business transformation. Learn how industry leaders have effectively addressed workforce stress, changing human needs, and ongoing disruption while positioning their organizations to thrive. Our conversation will explore how expectations have evolved since the initial conversation 16 months ago, emerging well-being and transformation trends that leaders should know about, and lessons learned that can help organizations make their people and cultures even more “transformation ready” and prepared for future uncertainty. We’ll ask Deloitte’s Darwin Deano, Jen Fisher and Nishita Henry for their insights on The Kinetic Enterprise: Well-being As A Catalyst to Transformation – Part 2.

Duration:00:55:36

Taming Financial Data Chaos with Kinetic Banking Capabilities

9/10/2021
Banks are swimming in an ocean of data—trillions of daily transactions on average for some market leaders. Aging architectures make it especially challenging to filter all that data into meaningful insights. One result: reports that are loaded with indecipherable data—making it difficult for stakeholders to get a clear view of financial information and make effective decisions. Listen in as Deloitte transformation professionals explain how banks can enable business architectures and technologies that boost insights and build competitive advantage. It’s all part of the vision for built-to-evolve Kinetic Banking—leveraging a clean ERP and cloud to simplify and accelerate business. Join us to explore strategies for a synchronized “straight through processing” architecture to make business events accounting-relevant and ready for close, consolidation, and reporting. Discover leading practices for a banking common information model and learn how a Kinetic Banking architecture can significantly reduce manual work across GL, reconciliation, and account-to-report activities. We’ll ask Robert Ried, Raj Shivangari, Michael Hamby and Dan Miller for their insights on The Kinetic Enterprise: Taming financial data chaos with Kinetic Banking capabilities.

Duration:00:55:12

Elevating business results with integrated Kinetic Procurement

8/13/2021
How you procure goods and services today will define how your business runs tomorrow—how effectively you operate, innovate, and deliver to your customers. Speed, flexibility, and innovation have become top priorities for procurement, but many leaders can struggle to transform their organizations. Hear from supply chain transformation experts as they discuss the vision of built-to-evolve procurement—Kinetic Procurement. Learn how you can leverage cloud, a clean core, and intelligent technologies to enable an integrated, insights-driven procurement function that is more efficient, predictive, and proactive. Join us as we dive into the details of an ecosystem for end-to-end digital source-to-pay capabilities—including intelligent supply analytics, contract management, payments, and supplier collaboration. Get insights that can help you address distribution challenges, support new business models, enable intelligent spend management, and evolve in step with customer expectations. We’ll ask Deloitte’s Ashish Panakanti, Harish Gopal Kumbhare and Subit Mathew for their take on The Kinetic Enterprise: Elevating Business Results with Integrated, Insights-driven Kinetic Procurement.

Duration:00:55:54

Getting Ahead of Retail Trends to Create Customers for Life

7/30/2021
From digital and in-store experiences to overnight product delivery to customer service, customer expectations keep rising—forcing retailers to continuously adapt. As businesses of all sizes face a new competitive landscape, the pressure to innovate fast, operate flexibly, and cultivate “customers for life” has grown. Tune in as Deloitte transformation leaders discuss how organizations can evolve to address emerging retail and technology trends. The conversation will cover strategies for unifying and elevating omnichannel engagement, creating more personalized customer experiences, and taking loyalty programs to the next level. Discover ideas for aligning your operations, your workforce, and intelligent technologies so you can boost efficiencies and take advantage of new opportunities as they arise. Learn how intelligent solutions such as AI-enabled inventory management and click-and-collect capabilities can help you make an impact in both the back office and the front office, but also learn about some tech trends that are more myth than reality. We’ll ask Deloitte’s Marcela Cordero, Sean Carnrite and Duncan Stewart for their take on The Kinetic Enterprise: Getting Ahead of Retail Trends to Create Customers for Life.

Duration:00:55:05