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Lecture «Digital: thrive in an age of disruption»
Lector Paul McCabe
Date: 19.10.2017
Time: 19.00
City: Kyiv
Venue: MediaHub
Enter: free with registration
Language: English
Paul McCabe is a well-known professional in design, he is a trained sociologist and facilitator. He is occupied in a number of top design schools and consulted companies. He works mainly with leadership teams from Fortune 500 companies on transformation projects – helping them grow their business by better integrating digital into their practices and business models. He's working experience includes:

- Industry: Google, Lego, Unilever, Hyundai, Target (US Retailer), Swedbank (Swedish Bank) and Proctor & Gamble - Education: -
- Education: Strelka Institute Of Media, Design & Architecture (Moscow), Hyper Island (Stockholm, NY, Singapore & London) & University College Dublin Graduate Business School

Digital is a convergent space, which blurs traditional boundaries of industries and expertise, and new mindsets and skills are needed to thrive in this disruptive, convergent space. What can we learn as urban developers from how other industries are transforming digitally? Paul McCabe will share his experience consulting with businesses, training executives & teaching at universities - helping people and companies to transform to become more digitally focused

Areas explored will include:
- How to unlearn & reframe opportunities digital provides
- Innovation, working in the unknown and the death of the expert
- Facilitation as a new expertise
- How to work collaboratively in a convergent space
- Design thinking & customer centricity
- Digital & the emergence of hybrid urbanism
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