Webinar on Demystifying Digital Transformation by Mr Viral Raval, Chief

Strategy Officer & Consulting Partner-Digital Services, Digizen

  • Date, Time and Venue of the Activity: 17/06/2020, 02:00 to 03:00 P.M., GSFC University

  • Speakers and Guests: Mr. Viral Raval, Chief Strategy Officer & Consulting Partner-Digital Services, Digizen

  • Speaker Profile: Viral Raval is a seasoned IT business leader and change agent with 29 years of professional experience, with a track record of proven success at multinational companies of all sizes, across multiple sectors and multi disciplines. 
    The experience range includes running IT divisions at large MNCs and domestic businesses, managing Information Security, maximizing workforce engagement and productivity, budgeting and resource optimization, management consulting, and
    driving adoption of best practices. He has served as trusted advisor to CEOs and business owners helping them shape and develop strategies related to digital transformation and technology-based differentiation opportunities. 
    After working at organizations like Gartner, Suzlon Energy, Wipro, Zensar, General Motors and Larsen & Toubro, he is devoting the time to nurture a boutique Digital Consulting business, which aims at helping CxOs define and drive their Digital
    Pursuits. He is part of founding team at DigiZen Consulting and works as Chief Strategy Officer and Consulting Partner-Digital Services. He is responsible for Business Strategy and CxO engagements through High Impact Consulting. 
    He specializes in CIO Advisory, Information Risk Management and Business-IT integration. He is actively involved with B Schools and delivers sessions aimed at making students “Corporate-Ready”. He is passionate about mentoring youth and Digital natives in product strategy, go to market approach and conflict resolution. 
    With a degree in Electronics, he has a specialization in Business Entrepreneurship, Strategy and Cyber Laws.

  • Major discussion in the event:

    • Background of Digital Revolutions

    • Digital Journey & Stages

    • Steps of Digital Journey

    • Key Performance Indicators

    • Focus area and Essential Component

    • Agile Strategy, Agile Infrastructure, Agile Application

    • Devops (Development and Operational team develop the product)

    • Data Processing

    • Technology Stack

    • Digital Transformation Mistakes

    • Element of Digital life

  • Key deliverables: Digital transformation is the change associated with the application of digital technology in all aspects of human society. Using digital technology to transform the way we interact, transact, and conduct business.

  • Takeaways: Organization have to look at the technology led solution to solve their problems. Digital transformation influence how we change the way work is done.

  • Learning: Digital Transformation is a journey where need to develop a digital first mindset to coordinate digitization at scale for business outcome. Organization have to look at technology led solutions to solve business problems. Application of Artificial Intelligence, capabilities and agility in organization, seamless structure/slashing siloes, radical focus on customer, top down as well as outcomes-oriented leadership, interdepartmental coordination etc. are the factors that distinguish successful and unsuccessful digital journey.

  • Feedback of student:  Mr. Viral Raval has explained technical topic in a very simple presentation format so that every one can understand easily. He shared his experience of reverse mentoring where sometimes he can learn from young person. Students and faculties have enjoyed the session and learning fundamentals of digital transformation.


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