The Internet of Things (IoT) represents another evolution in data collection and introduces exciting opportunities for transformative business growth.
IoT is not a foreign concept when it comes to the 4th Industrial Revolution and can be regarded as a catalyst for digital transformation. In contrast with the past, organisations’ digital transformation has shown significant signs of advancement in all fields by making use of digital technology such as IoT.
The revolution has had positive effects on business operations by optimizing business processes, improving operation efficiency and creating customer-obsessed experiences that grow revenue and re-invigorate your business.
As we move towards the future of digital transformation, companies are planning to make more sophisticated use of emerging technologies such as IoT to drive businesses.
The ecosystem of IoT and its supporting technologies are major forces that contribute to driving digital transformation, enabling growth through the strengthening of current business models and the creation of new offerings, services and products. In order to deliver the benefits of digital transformation, it must be fully integrated with operational systems, and in most businesses.
According to Cambashi Ltd Analyst, Alan Griffiths, “IoT projects can offer whole new business models such as ‘product-as-a-service’ or ‘power by the hour,’ so the right people need to be involved to assess the opportunity and develop ideas to fit their organization’s priorities, timescales, budgets and culture,”
To continue the conversation, IT News Africa will host the highly anticipated “Digital Transformation Congress”, where ‘Accelerating Digital Transformation with IoT’ is one of the many intriguing topics that delegates and speakers will tackle on the day of the event.
The congress is set to take place on 26 July 2018 at the Gallagher Convention Centre in Midrand, Johannesburg, South Africa, and will bring together groupings of over 300 industry experts who will explore the wave of change that digital transformation is set to bring and discuss the tools required to implement a seamless digital transformation strategy.
With “Redefining the Future Organisation through Digital” as the theme for the day, the event will attract a number of Enterprise IT vendors, who will showcase their IT solutions and engage with local and international CxOs, line-of-business (LoB) executives as well as heads of innovation and strategy.
Other key topics include:
- “Yes we can. Yes we did. Digital Transformation in the Obama White House”.
- Developing a Digital Transformation Roadmap.
- Re-Thinking Business-IT Alignment.
- Weaving Artificial Intelligence into the Modern Organisation.
- Re-Aligning the Business Model to Effectively Engage Digital Customers.
- Tackling Security Challenges to Succeed with Digital Transformation.
- Is Africa Ready for GDPR?
How to participate:
Join as an attendee: Join local and international CxOs, line-of-business (LoB) executives as well as heads of innovation, technology and strategy to discuss the techniques and tools required to implement a seamless digital transformation strategy that will drive profitability and customer centricity.
Join us as an exhibitor: Showcase your technology innovations, projects, and solutions. Put your organisation, company or SME at the centre of this one-of-a-kind gathering. Find new partnerships, investors, leads, and opportunities.
For more information regarding the conference, visit: http://www.digitaltransformationcongress.com/
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