Retiring technical debt is a top challenge for all-in cloud model: Madhusudan Shekar, Amazon Internet Services

While cloud adoption is a relatively easier decision for startups thanks to a very low entry barrier, for larger enterprises this could be a challenge owing to their technical debt, says Madhusudan Shekar, Head of Digital Innovation at Amazon Internet Services. 

Connected mines is the future: Neha Kini, Sterlite Copper

Neha Kini, Head-IT at Vedanta-Sterlite Copper zeroes down on the reality of Industry 4.0 and the future of metals and mining industry. 

We are only seeing the tip of the iceberg for AI apps : S.T Sathiavageeswaran, HPCL

AI/ML can be deployed to enhance the efficiency of a lot of processes in the oil and gas sector, according to S.T Sathiavageeswaran, Executive Director- Information Systems at Hindustan Petroleum. 

IT commoditization will make everything available at a click of a button: Rajiv Sharaf, Reliance Infrastructure

According to Rajiv Sharaf, Senior Executive Vice President and Chief Information Officer at Reliance Infrastructure, normal routine cycles of IT configurations will vanish in the coming years and will be overtaken by AI-based automation. 

Indian Oil is adopting new tech to empower customers, vendors and employees: Alok Khanna, IOCL

According to Alok Khanna, Executive Director – Information Systems, Indian Oil Corporation, technologies including AI/ML, blockchain, IoT and AR/VR are optimizing processes for the oil and gas sector.

AI/ML is a game changer for oil and gas sector: Pijush Kanti Gupta, Cairn Oil & Gas

According to Pijush Kanti Gupta, Chief Information Officer, Cairn Oil & Gas, technologies such as big data analytics, AI/ML, IoT, robotic process automation, blockchain and AR/VR will transform operations for the upstream oil and gas industry.

The need of the hour is not just AI, but explainable AI: Subram Natarajan, CTO, IBM India/South Asia

From explainable AI to blockchain to building a super-fast processor, Subram Natarajan, CTO of IBM India/South Asia tells us how IBM does what it does best – innovate to stay ahead. 

Design thinking should be at the center of DX: Prashanth MJ, Sutherland Global

Sutherland's Head of Technology Infrastructure and Operations, Prashanth MJ, elaborates on how creating a design thinking model on top of emerging tech is a critical aspect of achieving digital transformation (DX). 

We’re going to see the emergence of RegTech as an industry: Sri Shivananda, CTO, PayPal

Sri Shivananda, SVP and CTO of PayPal talks about what’s driving the digital payments space, security challenges, and why RegTech is the next big thing in the game.

RPA can create digital transformation without disrupting existing systems: Param Kahlon, UiPath

There is immense talent available in the Indian market for robotic process automation (RPA), according to Param Kahlon, chief product officer at UiPath.

Bill Hoffman of the Industrial Internet Consortium talks AI, IoT and more

Founded in 2014 by a group of high-profile technology and manufacturing companies, the Industrial Internet Consortium has since blossomed into a major player in the critically important world of IoT, helping to demonstrate how the new technology can apply to a variety of commercial and industrial fields. Network World talked with the group's president, Bill Hoffman, who discussed the long, strange journey of technology's relationship with industry.

Indian enterprises uniquely positioned to embrace digital journey: KC Phua, Hitachi Vantara

In an interaction with IDG Media, KC Phua- Technical Director for Data Management & Protection, APAC at Hitachi Vantara, explained how data center solutions, combined with machine learning and artificial intelligence, can help large scale enterprises achieve digital transformation.