Digital Transformation: Digitizing Your Business to Discover New Market Opportunities

CTI IT Infrastructure Summit was conducted for the third time on March 3, 2016 at Ritz Carlton Hotel Pacific Place, South Jakarta after receiving a very positive feedback from the previous year’s event. The most anticipated IT infrastructure conference gathered nearly 1,000 attendees, consisting of researchers, policy makers, vendors, practitioners, academicsand top level executives of various business units across Indonesia, such as marketing and finance, as IT has become the enabler of every business line. The topic for 2016 was “Digital Transformation: Digitizing Business to Discover New Market Opportunities”, discussing the emerging digital transformation trend, including its technology platform, approach and adoption, to provide guidance and reference for cross industries. 


Digital Transformation

The Conference & Expo demonstrated practical applications and utilization of mobility, cloud, big data/analytics and social media as four pillars of technological disruption to help organizations accelerate their journeys to become a digital business and figure out the steps along with the skills and tools required. CTI IT Infrastructure Summit 2016 had explicitly encouraged business leaders to formulate the best strategies to adopt digital technology in every business aspects and discover new opportunities in the market.


Hear from Thought Leaders and Experts

CTI IT Infrastructure Summit 2016 presented industry experts, researcher and technology leaders from the field of Digital Transformation who brought up study cases, best practices, challenges, and lessons to learn. A number of expert keynotes present in the event were Jonathan Krause, Vice President (Southeast Asia) & Executive Partner Gartner, Inc. with “Global Mega Trends: Are You Ready for the DigitalIndustrial Revolution?”; Suresh Nair, Managing Director Hitachi Data System Indonesia with “Enabling Digital Transformation”; and Jacky Mussry, Senior Vice President & Chief Operating Officer Markplus, Inc. with “Years of Living Digitally: Technology, Style, and Human to Human”.


Digging Deeper in Panel Discussion

Attendees were getting deeper into the topic when a panel discussion titled “Transform and Reborn to Become a Digital Master” was interactively led by Prof. RichardusEkoIndrajit, Chairman of Informatics and Computer Science College Association (APTIKOM) to give new insights to the C-Level in utilizing IT to create competitiveness. Jacky Mussry and two other panelists, Alan Jiang, General Manager Uber Indonesia and Y.B Hariantono, Operation & IT Director of Bank Mega discussed the areas of the Megatrend technologies which are having the biggest impact in business.

Track Sessions with Rich Information and Knowledge

Speakers from world-leading IT brands, namely Hitachi Data Systems, IBM, Huawei, Dell, Tableau, Defenxor, VMware, Red Hat, and Vision Solutions had delivered valuable studies and knowledge during track sessions offered in the event.Each session of the full-day event was attended by more than 100 people who received knowledge and updates of the latest IT trend and innovation as part of CTI’s commitment in improving service and support to its business partners and end-customers.


iCIO Awards 2016

The 2016iCIO Awards honoredthe best Chief Information Officers (CIOs) or Senior IT staff who led their organizations by delivering business value and innovative use of IT in exceptional ways. Celebrated during an exclusive luncheon, the iCIO Awards with the Most Innovative CIO category was given toJeffrey TjahjaIndra, Senior Vice President Corporate Shared Service PT Pertamina. The Most Influential CIO was awarded toAbdusSomadArief, Network IT & Solution Director PT Telkom Indonesia, while TheresiaTristini, Head of IT PT Bank Commonwealth was named the Most Intelligent CIO.