In the business world digital technologies currently reshape completely the way work is done. Most organizations know by now that if they are to stay relevant, they must embrace digital.
The future of the people dimension however is still unclear to a lot of them. Research and experience on the other hand show that the lack of attention for the essential human component is one of the key reasons digital transformation efforts fail.
The lecture gives further insights into why collaboration and engagement are key topics when it comes to successful digitalization and how businesses can enable people - consumers, employees and partners - to ensure their digital future.
Gesine Engelage-Meyer is founder and CEO of the change management consultancy VERÄNDERUNGSBASIS® that supports organizations in activating their people for necessary changes.
Mrs. Engelage-Meyer studied technical business administration with logistics as major subject at the Hamburg university of applied sciences. For writing her diploma thesis in 2004 she collaborated with Montblanc, one of the world’s largest luxury brands. From 2005 to 2014 Mrs. Engelage-Meyer worked for Montblanc and accounted for the successful realization of change projects and supply chain management performance.
With a constantly growing focus on the soft success factors of change, Mrs. Engelage-Meyer advanced her skills with certifications as coach, trainer, change manager, DiSG profile expert, scrum master and design thinking facilitator.
Mrs. Engelage-Meyer gives change management lectures at the Hamburg university of applied sciences and the European university of applied sciences in Hamburg. Together with her team at VERÄNDERUNGSBASIS® she gets engaged by well-known companies for realizing individual change interventions and trainings that ensure the right degree of acceptance for important change initiatives.