Mail & Guardian Digital Transformation from Strategy to Implementation

Tue May 29, 08:30 - Tue May 29, 16:00
Glenhove Conference Centre
The Fourth Industrial Revolution (4IR) is set to dramatically change the way your business operates and holds both tremendous opportunities and risks. The adoption of 4IR technologies and best practices is not an automatic process but requires dedicated focus and investments. 
  • What are the significant threats and opportunities presented by rapid disruptive technologies?
  • What is the roadmap for digital transformation from strategy to implementation?
  • How do you adopt disruptive technologies and exploit their massive impact to improve your business performance and boost bottom line?
  • How do you build the necessary competence and capacity within your business environment?
  • How do you measure the end results: customer experience, time to market, improved supply chain and logistics, cost effectiveness and employee productivity?
 Attend this masterclass if you wish to:
  • Understand the key aspects in developing and leading a 4IR strategy initiative
  • Develop the key stages and milestones of digital transformation for your organisation from strategy to implementation
  • Measure the value-add of 4IR-related disruptive technologies
For more information, book seat/s and/or group discount for this masterclass, please email [email protected] or [email protected] or call Tel: 11 250 7300
Learnings from masterclass:
  • Brief overview of 4IR and implications
  • Sector-typical applications of 4IR – case studies and best practices
  • Categorisation of 4IR into primary response approaches
  • Overview of primary disruptive technologies and areas of value-add
  • Key principles and concepts to know in a 4IR environment
  • Major areas of business benefits to be pursued through 4IR Technologies
  • IT implications arising from 4IR
  • Business enterprise system implications arising from 4IR
  • Interactive discussion on selected case studies linking disruptive technologies with potential benefits
  • Typical 4IR strategy roadmap with key phases and milestones
  • Checklist of key aspects to consider in a 4IR Strategy process
Professionals, practitioners, project managers, functional heads & consultants from across sectors impacted by 4IR:
  • Business strategy
  • Business support
  • Business efficiency and optimisation
  • Business performance improvement
  • Organisational development and effectiveness
  • Process competence
  • Operations
  • Enabling services
  • Customer experience
  • CRM
  • Robotics process automation
  • Intelligent automation
  • Information technology (IT)
  • Information management (IM)
  • System development
Dr. Harry Teifel
Harry is a specialist in initiating, designing and supporting strategy with a particular focus on ensuring the alignment between Business outcomes, Technology and Enterprise Systems.  Harry has extensive experience in Strategy and Technology, having worked in various roles and being responsible for Strategy in local and overseas organisations.  He has supported a great number of organisations in dealing with complex strategic and business issues – with Technology usually playing a key role in the solution formulated.   Harry has inter alia worked in the IT, FMCG, Automotive, Rail, Logistics and Aerospace/Defence Sectors.

Harry has a Bachelor of Industrial Engineering (UP), Master or Commerce (RAU), Doctor of Commerce (RAU) and Certification as IBM Professional Consultant. He is also a member of International Council of Systems Engineering (INCOSE).



Mail & Guardian Digital Transformation from Strategy to Implementation
Glenhove Conference Centre
52 Glenhove Rd, Johannesburg, 2196, South Africa
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