Digitally Transforming Manufacturing Operations – IBM

Manufacturing companies consistently strive to improve their production efficiency and product quality, despite growing market complexities. They’re on a continuous path to optimize plant operations against all odds, be it rising raw material and labor costs, ever-increasing demands for product customization by customers, reducing order sizes, and shrinking margins, to name a few. On top of all this, competitive pressures further fuel the fire.

Progressive CIOs of manufacturing companies can help their organizations by gearing them up for Industry 4.0, or the digital transformation of their processes and systems. IoT is a crucial element of industry 4.0, which can be the bedrock for automating and optimizing manufacturing operations.

This is the right time to embrace industry 4.0 because early adopters will be rewarded, while non-risk takers will be relegated to irrelevancy.

So if you’re a manufacturing head or a progressive CIO, then this event is definitely for you. Find out how to enable Industry 4.0 for you organization, how to revamp your infrastructure for the same, put in place an analytics framework, all the while ensuring best in class security of the entire deployment.

IoT is perhaps the most crucial element of Industry 4.0 which refers to the Digital transformation of the processes and systems in the Manufacturing sector. Progressive CIOs can enable Industry 4.0 , revamp their IT Infrastructure, secure Cyber Physical Systems & Put in place analytics framework for Industry 4.0. To enable Industry 4.0, IBM offers a framework for this collaboration between IT & Operations to gain up time & real time visibility to operations.

Join us, enable Industry 4.0, your responsibilities & manufacturing can be radically re-imagined.


1900 Onsite Registration & Networking
1915 Key note address: Aspirations & Hopes from Industry 4.0
1930 Enabling Industry 4.0 & Real Time Visibility
1950 Industry 4.0 IT Infrastructure
2010 Securing Cyber Physical Assets
2030 Panel Discussion: Progressive CIO’s & Industry 4.0
2100 Dinner & Networking


Senthil Nathan S

General Manager – Information Systems, CavinKare Private Ltd.


Executive Director/ Account Partner, Global Business Services, IBM India Private Ltd.

Subramanian Senthilkumar

Chief Technology Officer, Kiran Global Chems Ltd.

Anil Chopra

VP-Research and Consulting, CyberMedia Research

TG Dhandapani

Group CIO, Sundaram-Clayton Ltd.

S. Jaikumar

Associate Partner – Industrial Sector, India / South Asia, IBM Global Business Services

Ashish Chandra, CISA, CISM

Associate Partner & Consulting Leader – Cybersecurity Strategy, Assessment & Response, IBM Security ISA

Santosh Ghadei

Technical Consultant, IBM

L Chidambarathanu

GM – IT, Mohan Breweries and Distilleries L

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