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Over 2,000 Delegates to Attend Digital Transformation Summit

Over 2,000 delegates comprising Chief Digital Officers, Chief Technology Officers, and Chief Information Officers will attend the Digital Transformation Summit, organized by IAMAI (Internet and Mobile Association of India) on 5-6 May.

Today, digital transformation is critical to any organization’s business model, and organizations are increasingly realizing the immense potential of digital transformation. Irrespective of any industry segment, digital transformation holds the key to success for any business.

Digital transformation helps in transforming customer experience, encourages collaboration across departments increases agility and innovation and updates skillsets and knowledge. However, budget, legacy infrastructure, data, security remain the major concerns in the digital transformation journey.

The Covid-19 pandemic has also created the need to discuss various aspects of digital transformation. Cloud, Artificial Intelligence, Internet of Things (IoT), Blockchain are the buzzwords for any organization today. The event will see discussions around ‘Innovative and disruptive communication strategies to reshape customer experience’, ‘Enabling Industrial IoT and additive manufacturing for accelerated outcomes’, ‘Enhancing operational efficiency with cloud’, ‘Digital Innovation’, among other topics.

The goal of the event is to collectively design a sustainable technology future for the pandemic-hit industry. Also, to discuss technology’s role in contributing to the envisioned $5-trillion economy. The government’s vision is to make India a $5-trillion economy and a global economic powerhouse by 2024-25.

Sameer Garde, President, India & SAARC, Cisco; Venu Nair, MD & CEO, Shoppers Stop; C K Venkataraman, Managing Director, Titan Company and Rajeev Dubey, Chairman, Mahindra Insurance Brokers Ltd, and Member of the Governing Body, International Labour Organisation, Geneva are some of the eminent speakers at the summit and they would be sharing their experience in transforming their companies with digital transformation. There is a general consensus that digital transformation needs to be driven from the top.

IAMAI, along with PwC will also launch a report on ‘Intelligent Automation’ under the aegis of its Digital Transformation Council at the summit.

"Digital transformation and tech adoption across industries have been accelerated significantly because of the pandemic. IAMAI's Digital Transformation Summit provides a fitting platform for all the stakeholders to come together and explore the infinite possibilities that emerging technologies can bring to businesses and help unlock their true potential," mentions Jaspreet Bindra, Founder, Digital Matters, India & Tech Whisperer, UK & advisory board member of the summit.

Pranjal Sharma, Author, India Automated, said: "Leading economies of the world like China, Japan, and the US invest 1-2% of the GDP on digital infrastructure. However, India’s spend is 0.5 % of its GDP. To meet the target of being an inclusive, dynamic $5 trillion economy, India should invest $35 billion every year in tech manufacturing, connectivity, and digital infrastructure."

 

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