GLOBAL IT HUB HEAD – SIEMENS AG
For empowering the business by executing ambitious workplace transformation through a new normal hybrid working model, enabling enhanced collaboration, productivity and scalability. Rolled out remote field services, AR/VR solutions for sales and marketing, as well as incubated a solution center to drive digitalisation of niche technologies.
CIO, GRASIM INDUSTRIES LIMITED (ADITYA BIRLA GROUP)
For his impressive role in successfully leveraging the Internet of Things (IoT) in manufacturing and showcasing how to reduce mean time to recovery (MTTR), mean time between failures (MTBF) and avoid procurement of new equipment by predictive alerts.
HEAD – IT, TV SUNDRAM IYENGAR & SONS
For driving cost optimisation initiative in servers, network, and end-user support, and rolling out collaboration tools and cloud infrastructure, along with secure access to sustain end user productivity across the organisation.
GM-IT, WHEELSEMI PRIVATE LIMITED
For creating eye-catching customer service infrastructure leading to business impact and speed with remarkable use of ERP and digital transformation tools.
DR. MAKARAND SAWANT
SR. GM-IT, DEEPAK FERTILISERS AND PETROCHEMICALS CORPORATION
For using digitisation at scale and implementing the concept of a smart factory with compelling results like improvement in plant overall equipment effectiveness (OEE), overall process effectiveness (OPE), quality, and improved business continuity.
HEAD – IT, MAHINDRA CIE AUTOMOTIVE LTD
For his role in transforming customer communication and reducing costs through strong use of robotic process automation (RPA) and enabling savings of 2-3 hours daily from multiple divisions and 2-3 FTEs across multiple divisions on real time basis.
HEAD – IT, SIKKIM MANIPAL UNIVERSITY
For his role in setting up telemedicine and infrastructure to enable remote delivery of specialist health care services to under-served in remote areas, thereby people do not need to travel to multi-specialty and tertiary care hospitals.
HEAD – IT & INFRA, FIELDFRESH FOODS
For his role in creating operational network to enable plants on IoT platform for predictive analysis, thereby reducing maintenance costs and leading adoption of IT-as-a-Service model. He also created better SLA to reduce over IT cost by 22% and provide more agile and secure IT infrastructure.
Continue reading your story on the app
Continue reading your story in the magazine
Post-Covid Will Be More Focused On Contextual Data Science
It is trying to fill a white space in the renewable space that not many have addressed so far. It manages over 5 GW of energy assets across the globe already. So what is it exactly that a sharper eye - or shall we say Alye - can do for a wind or solar energy park? P Rajasekaran, Chief Products Officer, Bahwan CyberTek helps us understand that while also covering some old and new challenges that surround Analytics. Excerpts from an interview:
Energy & Utility Sector Plugs Into New-Age Digital Solutions
As India gears up to meet the climate challenge, the energy sector is undergoing a radical transformation. Many new technologies will be crucial in this change
It's Time To Change! Here's How To Do It
The pandemic has been a great opportunity for radical transformation - of ourselves and our businesses. Here are some playbooks for an organisational change
Going Digital? Don't Forget To Build Cyber Citadels
As technologies get weaponised, users must adopt a multilayer approach that anticipates cyberattacks and safeguards critical assets before they are exploited
Choose the right metrics for your SaaS portfolio
With the onset of everything digital, organisations are applying datadriven techniques across their business processes to get that 5-star customer rating
OPEN THE BANK WINDOWS, PLEASE
Open banking is like a Pandora's Box that opens up many questions and disruptions, which both banks and their fintech neighbours need to face
How Al can come to the aid of farmers
Computer Vision, part of Al, can bring about radical changes in agriculture, increasing yields and incomes. It's time farming became a high-tech industry
Marching towards a multi-cloud future
While cloud has proved to be a major enabler for business continuity and transformation, as seen in the pandemic, it's time to step up to a multi-cloud phase
RAPIDLY CHANGING ENVIRONMENT REQUIRES ADAPTABILITY QUOTIENTW
While climate change and cyber-threats are keeping risk management experts busy, they are also aware of governance issues and the specific flip-side of hyper-personalisation for insurance companies. All this, when they are ready to embrace big data, Al and models to make their jobs faster and easier. Andrew D. Rallis, Global Chief Actuary, MetLife, and the immediate past president of the Society of Actuaries, gives some back-of-the-envelope calculations on the formula between technology and risk management in this interview. He also explains why it's time for not just IQ or EQ but also AQ. Excerpts:
Tech tips to keep supply chains moving
The pandemic has created a crisis for manufacturers around the world, affecting operations and supply chains. Thankfully, technology has solutions for each stage