Day Three: Tuesday, August 18, 2020

7:30 am - 8:00 am Breakfast


Michelle Eppler Ed.D

Associate Vice President
Bellevue University Human Capital Lab

8:05 am - 8:35 am Elevating Employee Onboarding and New Hire Orientation Through Design Thinking Application

There's no such thing as “business as usual" in today's global economy. In an environment of almost constant change, disruption is the order of the day. For your business to thrive amidst the turmoil, your teams need to be fluent in a cutting-edge approach that integrates design tools with foundational business concepts, which enable flexibility and a capacity for continuous innovation. Your team can inspire and lead the market in a transformative environment that aligns values across the divergent stakeholders of your business. See how design involves critical thinking and discovery, demonstrating how design tools are core for:
  • Uncovering deep user insights
  • Understanding key industry trends that affect emerging user experience and behaviors
  • Doing the design concept work
  • Engineering commercial-ready solutions
  • Releasing a prototype to market

8:35 am - 9:25 am Thoughtexchange Recap Question: Based on your learnings from the last few days, what subject matter/strategy/topic are you most looking forward to taking back for implementation?

9:30 am - 10:00 am Business Meetings

10:00 am - 10:30 am Business Meetings

10:30 am - 11:00 am Business Meetings

11:00 am - 11:15 am Networking Break

11:15 am - 11:45 am Honoring the Human Learning Experience in the Age of AI and Perpetual Change

Impactful people analytics creates value through business outcomes. Creating this culture of advanced analytics while balancing the human experience has long been the challenge when ensuring the right resources are in place to meet the requirements and deliver the outcomes that matter. 
In this discussion we will:
  • Discuss effective development of the people analytics strategy
  • Initiative strong governance with clear purpose standards, privacy, ethics and security
  • Develop a robust data stewardship
  • Create the process to embark on a culture of analytics

Michelle Eppler Ed.D

Associate Vice President
Bellevue University Human Capital Lab

12:15 pm - 1:00 pm Vanderbilt University Site Tour at The Wond’ry Innovation Center [Pre-Registration Required]