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Watch: Vedanta, Mother Dairy, Usha International on the role of IT during and after the Covid-19 crisis

1 Jul, 2020

In the second panel discussion of the recently concluded TechCircle Business Transformation digital conference, technology leaders from Vedanta, Mother Dairy and Usha International shared their knowledge on how to move from crisis response to building resilience and finally re-imagining an organisation that has adapt to new socio-economic requirements post the pandemic.

The three experts, who come from diverse sectors such as oil and gas exploration, consumer electronics, and everyday essentials such as vegetables and dairy, shared their experiences on how they managed the situation and how they strategized to take the company forward using technology for the future.

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 Annie Mathew, CIO at Mother Dairy; Sachin Gupta, president and chief information, innovation and digitization officer at Usha International; and Prachur Sah, director new ventures at Vedanta, oil and gas division; discussed business continuity, building strong resilience across functions and locations and ensuring smooth functioning of supply chain, production and operational controls.

The session was moderated by TechCircle principal correspondent Vignesh Ananthraj.

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They also shed light on how they are re-strategizing IT needs and digital architectures using technology such as AI/ML, data analytics and others, as they aim to cater to the fast changing needs of the environment today.

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