Infosys launches new Digital Innovation Hub in Germany
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The leading IT company, Infosys, has confirmed the opening of a new state-of-the-art Digital Innovation Centre in Dusselforf, Germany.
The centre has been developed to help Infosys work more closely with its clients in Europe and support their digital transformation journeys through the use of cloud-based services such as Internet of Things (IoT), 5G, artificial intelligence and machine learning.
It is hoped that the centre will act as a link between businesses and leading educational establishments in Germany to help support Infosys’ ambition to develop and train the workforce of tomorrow to solve the STEM skills gap.
“This investment in Germany builds on Infosys’ long-standing commitment to Europe, our investment in developing a highly skilled workforce, and our focus on achieving breakthrough innovation for our clients,” commented Pravin Rao, Chief Operating Officer at Infosys. Dusseldorf is at the vanguard of technological innovation, with a highly skilled labour supply, productivity, social, legal, and regulatory credentials. The new centre, along with our strategic academic partnerships, will help us build the next-generation of technology talent.”
The firm helps clients in 46 countries to navigate their digital transformation. With over 30 years of experience managing the systems and workings of global enterprises, Infosys helps to guide its clients through their digital journey.
"We are very pleased that Infosys has decided to open its new Digital Innovation Center in Dusseldorf,” added Thomas Geisel, Mayor, City of Dusseldorf. “We're convinced that Infosys will make a considerable contribution towards the digital transformation of the local economy in Düsseldorf. Infosys will find a great pool of academic talent in the region and its investment in this talent will help to prepare the up-coming local workforce for the future. We look forward to working with the local and the global team of Infosys in the months to come and we will provide them the support they need for a successful start in Dusseldorf."
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New speakers announced for Procurement & Supply Chain Live
Two leading executives in supply chain transformation have been confirmed for this year's Procurement & Supply Chain Live event.
Procurement & Supply Chain Live is the perfect opportunity to hear from prominent executives at the world’s leading procurement and supply chain businesses. The event will be streamed live from Tobacco Dock, London via the leading networking platform Brella.
The three-day show, running 28-30 September 2021, is an essential deep dive into the industry, with influential speakers sharing insights and strategies from their organisations, group roundtable discussions, and fireside chats.
We take a look at the latest additions to the already amazing lineup of speakers announced so far, and what they will bring to the flagship event.
VP Global Supply Chain at Macmillan Education Ltd
Shaun Plunkett has over 30 years of supply chain leadership experience in FMCG, entertainment and media sectors, supporting multi-billion euro businesses including Universal Music, EMI, Sony Music, Harper Collins and Associated British Foods. He has a track record of successfully delivering transformational change coupled with award winning operating models and developing and coaching global teams. Plunkett says that challenging the status quo is at the heart of what drives him on a daily basis - and encouraging others to continuously push the boundaries.
Read more about Plunkett’s involvement in Macmillan Education’s supply chain transformation HERE
Digital Transformation Lead, Oracle UK and Board Member, CILT at Macmillan Education Ltd
Vikram Singla is digital transformation director at Oracle, UK. He helps supply chain and finance business leaders leverage technology to deliver meaningful business outcomes for their organisations. He also serves on the board if CILT (Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport) – UK and is an Honorary Visiting Fellow at Anglian Ruskin University. Singla has more than 25 years’ experience in the technology sector, and in global supply chain transformation, including deploying business transformation programmes for Fortune 500 firms. In his spare time, Singla is a passionate brand ambassador for Cancer Research.
Plunkett and Singla join a growing line-up of speakers, including: Sheri R. Hinish, IBM; Robert Copeland, G4S; Daniel Weise, BCG; Mark Bromley, Mastercard; David Loseby, Rolls Royce; and Ninian Wilson, Vodafone Procurement Company.