LOCATIONS: STOCKHOLM | BANGALORE | DUBAI

Session Outline

Are these two same technology stacks or different. Companies are struggling to keep IT and Digital synced up together. There are different approaches taken by organizations to ensure that the best of both the words is secured. I will try to throw my thoughts on this subject.

Key Takeaways

  • Innovation (Digital) & Scalability (IT) cannot be treated separately¬†
  • Same Technology stack to support business strategy
  • It is more of an approach and mindset change than technology

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Speaker Bio

Girish Agarwal – Chief Digital & Information Officer | PIAB

Completed bachelors in information technology and masters (MBA) in marketing and systems before starting to work as a consultant with IT setup and management within areas like supply chain, manufacturing, finance, sourcing, sales and marketing, human resources, product lifecycle management, etc. Have been responsible for solution and enterprise architecture across organizations with emphasis on IT strategy and business processes. Have held various technology positions during the last few years for digital transformation and new business model adoption within the company concentrating upon platforms, data driven services and AI. Have had experience to start and scale Technology and Business Innovation Lab units, I am currently responsible for Digital and IT within Piab and also a PhD fellow at KTH-Stockholm researching around how AI Technology is transforming value perception with customers and disrupting existing business models.

October 16 @ 14:30
14:30 — 14:50 (20′)

Day 2 | M4 | Data Management Stage

Girish Agarwal – Chief Digital & Information Officer | PIAB