Nominations would be invited via the website
Check all nominations for completeness & validity
Segregate nominations into categories (Large Enterprise, SME, Enterprise Mobility Cloud)
Shortlisting as per our selection criteria by the esteemed jury
Announce winners at a day long conference which will be followed by a gala awards event + black tie dinner
Digital transformation is essential for organizations that want to excel today. However, there are various connotations and understanding of this journey. Organizations invest heavily in digital, yet few can measure the return on investment. Few organizations can effectively measure their return on their digital investments whilst others struggle to quantify how to do this. What is the right way to do this? What metrics and monitoring mechanisms must an organization deploy to track outcomes?
The speaker will share his own experiences, narrating the sequence of events, the challenges, strategies and best practices. He will also share the metrics that he put in place to measure the effectiveness of digital investments.
It is important to understand the term ‘Digital’ and what it takes to become ‘Digital Ready’. When organizations start investing in digital, they must monitor and track the journey to ensure they are on track. What role do the CIO and the CDO play in this journey?
The panel comprising CIOs and CDOs would discuss the following:
N Jayantha Prabhu
Deepak M Sharma
Blockchain – the much talked about shared ledger technology -- is set to transform the financial services industry by making transactions faster, cheaper, more secure and transparent. Essentially, the lure of Blockchain is its method of verifying and tracking transactions. Rather than being stored in a single database, blocks of time-stamped transactions are stored on all systems across a value chain and rely on consensus among a peer-to-peer network of computers, based on complex algorithms, instead of a trusted central authority or third-party.
However, Blockchain is in the nascent stages of adoption in India. We now see private blockchains within an organization, addressing a specific functions .For instance, Bajaj Electricals and Yes Bank have implemented a blockchain-based vendor financing solution for real-time settlement.
The panel comprising blockchain practitioners will discuss:
Shiv Kumar Bhasin
GST (Goods and Services Tax) is set to overhaul the system of indirect taxation in India. The roll out of this initiative was postponed several times and is finally here. Indian companies have been preparing for GST for months, but even a month before the roll-out, companies were seeking help from consultants. GST is going to create both positive and negative impact on industries.
A panel of industry experts would discuss the following:
M. S. Mani
Have a digital strategy and plan in place is a good idea. But how do you go about executing it swiftly? You need to instill a culture of digital within the organization. Your employees must be trained, empowered and motivated to take the digital agenda forward.
What would it take for leaders to succeed in the digital world? What traits would separate the winners from the also-rans? What would we all need to do to remain relevant - as individuals and in our teams?
Building on his experience as a business leader - and a leadership coach - Prakash will share lessons and insights, inspiration and wisdom to help you be an effective digital-era leader.
9:00 AM - 10:00 AM9:00 AM
Mr. Anurag Batra – Chairman & Editor in Chief – BW Businessworld Media Group
10:00 AM - 10:15 AM10:00 AM
Mr. Prakash Iyer – Author/Speaker/Leadership Coach
10:15 AM - 10:45 AM10:15 AM
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11:45 AM - 12:00 NOON11:45 AM
Mr. Parag Rao - Country Head-Payments Business & Marketing, HDFC Bank Limited
12:00 NOON - 12:45 PM12:00 NOON
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Mr. Hoshie Ghaswalla – CEO – BW Businessworld Engage
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