Digital Leader 2018: ARINDAM SINGHA ROY: EAST INDIA UDYOG (EIU)

EAST INDIA UDYOG (EIU) | MANUFACTURING & EPC 

ARINDAM SINGHA ROY, CIO

KEY IT SPENDING AREAS FY 2018-19:  

HANA, RPA 

5 KEY SOLUTIONS DEPLOYED IN 2017-18: 

MDM, IOT, CRM& migration of Email to Cloud. 

WHAT DOES DIGITAL MEAN FOR YOU 

For me, the meaning of Digital is that it should be seen less as a thing and more a way of doing things. It can create value at the new frontiers of the business world, create value in the processes that execute a vision of customer experiences, and building foundational capabilities that support the entire structure. 

NAME 3 BEST PRACTICES FOR ALIGNING IT WITH NEW NORMAL BUSINESS DEMANDS? 

The Fourth Industrial Revolution has the potential to change how we live, do business and interact with friends, family, customers, and colleagues. Every enterprise and every CIO is working out their unique approach of adapting in this digital era and using technology in new and creative ways to transform their business. The CIO position is constantly evolving to adjust to contemporary IT conditions and obstacles, CIO’s are no longer just operators of traditional IT infrastructure maintenance duties; they’re multifaceted digital frontiersmen trying to find their place in an evolving enterprise. Tasked with the challenges of having to create business value, develop innovative business processes, deal with IT consumerization, take on the big-data challenge, drive the implementation of emerging technology, manage to shadow IT and facilitate an increasingly mobile workforce. CIOs are relied upon to lead their companies’ digital advancements by creating an IT strategy that sets the course of innovation while accommodating digital initiatives.

CIO needs to have the flexibility to work with new business models, be open to try new ideas and be able to take on feedback. 

WHAT IS THAT ONE KEY MESSAGE YOU WOULD LIKE TO GIVE TO IT VENDORS? 

Don’t be only a vendor, please be a partner for our journey in IT transformation. 

SIGNIFICANT MILESTONES AS CIO (CURRENT AND PAST ROLES): A Leading Information Technology Sustainable Business Transformation Expert and Strategist with over 18 years of multi-industry experience in organizational transformation, distributed enterprises, alignment, leadership, and international exposure. Beside digital transformation, responsible for business process transformation that results in agility, cost reductions, efficiency gains & provides a competitive edge in the market.

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