Discover how design thinking methods can help overcome cultural barriers to change and unlock business model innovation in a professional services firm.

Hosted by AI for Services in partnership with Oxford Brookes University and the NextGenPSF project team and SuperTech, this mini forum is fully dedicated to professionals, entrepreneurs, data scientists and engineers developing Artificial Intelligence solutions for the accountancy and legal services sectors.

Join us to explore what design thinking is and how the approach can be used to unlock business model innovation in a professional services business.

The session will offer participants the opportunity to:

  • Hear from organisations that have integrated design thinking into the development and application of AI technologies in the sector
  • Put into practice design thinking methods through an interactive exercise
  • Discover some of the innovative projects funded by UKRI Next Generation Services Challenge

Agenda | Speakers to be confirmed soon

10:00 – Welcome – Astrid Ayel, AI for Services Lead, KTN
10:10 – Harnessing AI using Design Thinking – Professor Tim Vorley, Pro Vice-Chancellor, Dean of Oxford Brookes Business School
10:25 – A Practical Exercise based on the AI in Readiness Toolkit
10:40 – Experts Panel: The Businesses
11:20 – Experts Panel: The Startups