Digital & Cultural Transformation at Nilfisk


Varna Palæet

Ørneredevej 3, 8000 Århus C


Aug 27th, 2019 from:

08:00 - 11:00

09:05 - 09:50

Digital & Cultural Transformation at Nilfisk

Simon Thorup

VP Commercial & Digtal Transformation, Global IT at Nilfisk


Digital transformation is not only about technology it is about organizational agility. The culture in organizations plays a vital role in the digital transformation of any business. Culture leads the adoption of technology. The ability to innovate depends on the impatience of the organizational culture.

08:00 – 08:45: Welcome by Workday – Introduction and breakfast.

08:45 – 09:05: Release of human creativity.

Sabine Hagege, Director Product Management, Workday, will talk about the human perspective on digital transformation and how successful businesses use digital transformation to unleash their employees’ creativity in new ways.


Digital & Cultural Transformation in Nilfisk – strategically and operationally from both an IT and HR perspective and from an employee and customer perspective.

• What digital strategy has Nilfisk chosen?
• How does IT support the digital strategy?
• What value do they expect to achieve with the digital strategy?
• How has Nilfisk organized itself around the digital transformation?
• From Management to Leadership – Digital culture and training
• Employee-ism – Giving an organization a competitive edge by eliminating the potential challenges posed by digital transformation.

Simon Thorup, VP Digital Transformation, Nilfisk Carsten Sill, Sr Business Consultant, OTB HR


Group Discussion on cultural barriers in the digital transformation.
The group discussion will deal with the digital-cultural barriers and shortcomings that take up a lot in the Digital Transformation, where we hope you will share your experiences and thoughts about:

• Functional silos and departmental silos
• Fear of taking chances
• Challenges of adapting and acting from a customer perspective

10:50 – 11.00: Follow-up on Group Discussion and wrap up

11.00 Thank you. To-go sandwich. Workday and twoHundred