Mini-Stage Session Schedule

The Convergence Partner & Product Park will have two mini-stages featuring 15-minute micro learnings with insightful and powerful bite sized sessions, led by our valued sponsors and Cornerstone experts.

Monday, June 3, 2019

5:45 PM to 6:00 PM

Stage 1: Use our new Create Tool to create your own content (Cornerstone)

Description

See our Create Tool in action to modify and create your content to be added to your catalog.

Speakers

John Nguyen
Lead Product Manager, Cornerstone

6:00 PM to 6:15 PM

Stage 2: Create a stellar, mobile-friendly candidate experience (Cornerstone)

Description

Get a demo on creating an amazing, mobile-friendly candidate experience from career sites through application and learn quick tips on how to adopt these tools for your organization

Speakers

Samantha Klein
Senior Product Manager, Cornerstone

7:00 PM to 7:15 PM

Stage 1: Measure & Analyze User Experiences with Google Tags for Actionable Results (DXC Technology)

Description

You measure completions for compliance, but what about everything else? How is your audience interacting with your portal? What are they searching for? Where are they coming from? Are you losing them somewhere in the process? Find out how to define, measure and interpret these statistics using Google Analytics and tags in your Cornerstone portal. The results might surprise you and can help you dramatically improve your user experience.

Speakers

Craig Brassington
Director of Technical Delivery Services
DXC Technology

Tuesday, June 4, 2019

10:45 AM to 11:00 AM

Stage 1: Recruiting and Retaining Gen Z: Authentic. Customized. Optimized. (DXC Technology)

Description

Gen Z – this is the first generation to never know a day without the internet. Gen Z is a very technologically apt group that wants authenticity and stability from the workplace. Yes, stability! In our session, we’ll talk about the ways to recruit and retain Gen Z; and how to create a customized and optimized employee experience.

Speakers

Ann Marie Vincent
Director of the North America Delivery Team
DXC Technology

11:45 AM to 12:00 PM

Stage 1: Track gathered learning experiences quickly using Express Class (Cornerstone)

Description

Learn about why we built Express Class and see it in action to track planned and unplanned gathered learning experiences.

Speaker

Henry Rahr
Senior Product Manager

12:00 PM to 12:15 PM

Stage 2: Efficient recruiter experience and what’s coming next in Manage Candidates (Cornerstone)

Description

See how to optimize the recruiter efficiency with Manage Candidates and get a sneak peek into what’s next for this feature.

Speaker

Jordan Sugar
Senior Product Manager

12:15 PM to 12:30 PM

Stage 1: Great content drives great learning experiences (Alight Solutions)

Description

Digital learning has rapidly become the standard for today’s learning and development needs. Technology like Cornerstone LXP facilitates higher levels of engagement enabling learning in the flow of work. But one truism remains – content is king! Dishing up the same, old content in a new platform won’t move the needle. In this session, we will show you how to critically review your content, provide tips on how to transition it to new modes that promote engagement and knowledge retention while avoiding the impending Flash Armageddon.

Speaker

David Guazzarotto
VP, Australia and New Zealand, Alight Solutions

Speaker Bio

David Guazzarotto is one of Australia’s leading authorities on human resources, talent and technology. For over 20 years, he has worked at the intersection of people management and technology as an influencer, thought leader, consultant and change leader. David is an accomplished keynote speaker, podcast host and facilitator on topics such as Digital HR, Worker Experience and the Future of Work. As VP Australia and New Zealand of leading cloud-enabled services firm, Alight Solutions, David provides strategy, advisory and cloud deployment services that reimagine how people and organizations thrive.

12:30 PM to 12:45 PM

Stage 2: Broadbean and Cornerstone: A Cost-Effective Partnership to Enhance your ATS

Description

Come join the Broadbean Team and learn how to add more efficiency into your Cornerstone platform with our integrated Job Posting Distribution and OFCCP Compliance Posting methodologies. In this session we will discuss how Broadbean can help create efficiencies in your recruiters’ daily lives and how to use data to effectively manage the budget in your media buying strategy. During this time, we will also showcase the Broadbean + Cornerstone integration, the high-value impact it can have on your business and put time back in your day.

Speakers

Benjamin Kuntz
Chief Revenue Officer
Broadbean Technology

Jonathan Pierce
Sales Manager
Broadbean Technology

2:30 PM to 3:00 PM

Stage 2: AR/VR Immersive Learning, why the future is now (Oculus for Business - Facebook)

Description

As we look for ways to increase training efficacy across industries we also realize we need meaningful integration with current L&D systems and tools. Oculus for Business is looking to unlock the power of AR/VR through our platform and hardware allowing emerging enterprise applications. Let’s take a look at what’s possible in the near term and how that can integrate into your organizational needs.

  • Learn about what’s being done today.
  • Ask questions about the use cases you care about.
  • Learn how partnerships like Cornerstone can help integrate into existing systems.

Speakers

Matt Hooper
Enterprise Program Manager AR/VR, Facebook

Todd Kierman
Platform Business Development, Cornerstone

2:45 PM to 3:00 PM

Stage 1: Engagement – Never Underestimate the Power of Easy (Bluewater)

Description

How can you get users to do something in Cornerstone that they don’t want to do? Are there things you can do as a system owner or admin that will drive more task and training completions and improve engagement? Absolutely!

Join Drew and Michael as they present some of the not-so-obvious solutions they have implemented over the years for making Cornerstone portals amazingly simple and easy for users. Plus, they will share some innovative ideas they are working on for making even more dramatic UX improvements in the near future.

Come see what easy looks like!

Speakers

Michael Bond
Senior Vice President, Marketing and Innovation

Michael joined Bluewater in 2006 and has more than 20 years of experience driving the development of technologies in support of Learning and Talent Management. As the Sr. Vice President of Marketing & Innovation, he leads the product innovation team. This team is responsible for creating Reporting pages and implementing technology services like Datafeeds, SSO, Historical Data Loads and Data Migration. Michael’s ability to understand the big picture technology requirements and drill down into the smallest details in the data make him an invaluable resource.

With a crusading spirit and an innovative attitude, Michael defined Bluewater’s strong reputation for being able to architect and develop technology solutions, evaluate future technology options and consult with clients on current and future options.

Drew Higgins
Lead UX Consultant

Drew is a Bluewater Business Consultant who works with clients to improve their user experiences, grow learner engagement and extend the life of their LMS platforms. Drew has guided many Bluewater clients through UX and Learning processes to identify outcomes, develop user journey maps, perform risk/gap analysis and design prototypes. Drew has experience in UX design and instructional design, is an expert in LMS operations, and applies the principles of user-centered design and design thinking to all his projects.

Wednesday, June 5, 2019

9:45 AM to 10:00 AM

Stage 1: Talent Transformation and Employee Experience in the Modern Workplace (Tata Consultancy Services)

Description

In this session, we’ll cover how organizations can leverage talent transformation strategies to create a meaningful employee experience and develop leaders from within an organization.

Outcomes/Takeaways

  • Learn how to connect employees to an organization’s goals while becoming an employer of choice
  • Understand how talent transformation can lead to higher sales and improve customer retention in a global landscape
  • Discover how to leverage technology to create an employee experience that attracts top talent and provides employees meaningful work
  • Hear which digital technologies will give organizations a competitive edge
  • Gain insight into which hard and soft skills will be important across major industries like Financial Services, Manufacturing, Healthcare, and Retail.

Speaker

Ram Subramanian
Global Head, HCM Practice
Tata Consultancy Services

Stage 2: Turbocharge your Cornerstone applications with IBM Services and Watson Talent software (IBM)

Description

An overview demonstrating IBM’s unique and powerful Watson driven Talent applications that enhance any Cornerstone environment. IBM calls this Reinvented HR and only IBM Services can deliver the solution via experienced consulting service professionals that fully understand the IBM and Cornerstone products.

Speakers

Mark Stephens
Mark Stephens is an IBM HR Transformation Consultant within the GBS Talent & Transformation business unit.

Mr Stephens has 7+ yrs. experience project managing a vast array of Cornerstone’s implementations across many industries, 100+ successful implementations and 15+ yrs. experience in HR excellence & leadership.

Gopal Gupta
Gopal Gupta is a Business Development Executive in IBM’s Talent Management Solutions business unit, responsible for establishing strategic partnerships with key ISVs to help bring the power of Watson AI to joint clients to empower their HR initiatives.

Mr. Gupta has over 24 years experience at IBM spanning business development and product management roles.

12:30 PM to 12:45 PM

Stage 1: Great content drives great learning experiences (Alight Solutions)

Description

Digital learning has rapidly become the standard for today’s learning and development needs. Technology like Cornerstone LXP facilitates higher levels of engagement enabling learning in the flow of work. But one truism remains – content is king! Dishing up the same, old content in a new platform won’t move the needle. In this session, we will show you how to critically review your content, provide tips on how to transition it to new modes that promote engagement and knowledge retention while avoiding the impending Flash Armageddon.

Speaker

David Guazzarotto
VP, Australia and New Zealand, Alight Solutions

Speaker Bio

David Guazzarotto is one of Australia’s leading authorities on human resources, talent and technology. For over 20 years, he has worked at the intersection of people management and technology as an influencer, thought leader, consultant and change leader. David is an accomplished keynote speaker, podcast host and facilitator on topics such as Digital HR, Worker Experience and the Future of Work. As VP Australia and New Zealand of leading cloud-enabled services firm, Alight Solutions, David provides strategy, advisory and cloud deployment services that reimagine how people and organizations thrive.

2:00 PM to 2:15 PM

Stage 1: Reinvent with a Human Focus: Learning in the flow of life (Deloitte)

Description

In a competitive external talent market, learning is vital to an organization’s ability to obtain needed skills. But to achieve the goal of lifelong learning, it must be embedded into not only the flow of work but the flow of life. Through Deloitte’s 2019 Global Human Capital Trends, we examine how external influences from an economic, political, social and technical standpoint are forcing us to rethink our perspectives on work. We’ll also explore how the rise of the social enterprise is mandating that organizations bring meaning back into work.

Speaker

David Mallon
Chief Analyst, Bersin
Deloitte Consulting, LLP