Redefining Business Services for the Smart and Automated Business Environment
With sleek end-to-end processes, digital transformation and business critical insight defining today's business strategies, many shared services leaders find themselves rapidly moving into uncharted territory.
Although challenging, the smart and automated business environment provides immense opportunities for shared services that have a plan and know how to manage that transformation.
SS&O Week Europe 2017 is where you will discover new ideas, trends and technologies that will transform your shared services centre while keeping an eye on the fundamentals that have built Shared Services into the multi billion-dollar industry it is today!
Executive Vice President, Global Head of Finance SSCs
Futurist, New York Times Bestselling Author,
Speaker and Silicon Valley Entrepreneur
Head of Shared Services
General Manager, Head of Shared Services Europe
Group Head of Shared Services
Amec Foster Wheeler
VP Global Head of Finance Operations
Senior Vice President, Head of GBS and Shared Services Transformation
VP, Shared Services Global Shared Services – EMEA & Asia
Head of Strategy & Process Management – Global Business Services
Vice President - Enterprise & Technology Solutions
Head of Organizational Development and Strategic Projects
BASF Services Europe
SVP Shared Services
Head of Extended Workforce Solutions EMEA
Senior Executive Vice-President, Head of Global Services Strategy & Delivery
Solvay Business Services
Global Purchase to Pay Lead
Global Shared Services Finance Operations Lead
Program Director – Group Shared Services
EVP Global Operations Finance and Admin
Vice President, Global Head of Business Intelligence and Analytics
Bayer Business Services GmbH
Head of Global Shared Services
Chief Financial Officer
BNP Paribas Securities Services
Head of Global Twitter Support Centre
SVP, Global Shared Services Controller
Vice President, Global Payroll Operations
Smith & Nephew
End User/Sponsor Ratio
Key Topics To Be Addressed in 2017 Include:
Transitioning from a transactional to value-adding shared service centre
Deploying Automation and Robotics to increase productivity and eliminate errors
Using PEX and creating a continuous improvement culture to continue to achieve marginal gains and productivity improvements
Creating a GBS and Global Process Owner Model to take advantage of global standardization, economies of scale and creating a truly advanced SSC
Leadership: Developing your leadership skills to lead your team through change!
Accelerating change, leapfrogging forward in the SSC journey
Top Reasons to Attend
Discover Inspiring Leadership
With over 75% new speakers from Shared Services and GBS all over the world, SSO Week Europe truly is the place to find out what’s cutting-edge within SSO
Completely Unbiased Advice
Starting last year SSOW is the only event in the market guaranteed to give you completely unbiased advice with our No Sales Pitches on Stage policy!
Forge New Connections
With over 600 attendees from blue-chip companies; our drinks receptions, awards night and speedy networking are the perfect place for you to connect with colleagues old and new
Tailored Advice just for you:
There are multiple small group or one-to-one sessions sprinkled throughout SSOW meaning that you can get expert advice on the exact problems your facing as part of your conference package
There's a lot to be proud of and the 2016 SS&O Week Excellence Awards is your chance to celebrate yours and your team achievements, which translated into benefits across the business, and through to your customers
Grow Your Business
SSO Week showcases some the most cutting edge technology and service providers in the SSO community, therefore it is THE place for SSCs to view and select potential tech investments.
Here's What Went Down in SS&O Week 2016!
Did You Know?
28% of the total practitioners attending SS&O Week consider Improved Skill Sets to be helping them deliver more “value adding” services
67% define value adding service based on its impact on a business unit’s output targets (strategic impact)
48% believe the key benefit to Global business services is Global process ownership
50% of attendees consider GBS has helped with change across processes/ implement technologies more easily
The key priority of 58% of the attendees in Dublin is providing more Business intelligence in support of customers requirements
68% of the audience believe they are on the “Beginners knowledge” stage with regards to Robotics Process Automation