Welcome to the December edition of Illuminar.
We hope that 2021 has been a successful year for you and your organization despite the ups and downs. Here’s wishing you a very Happy and Prosperous New Year!
This edition carries a story on achieving excellence in procurement processes via emerging technologies. We focus on the key issues that adversely impact the procurement function and some of the emerging technologies for procurement, including Blockchain, Internet of Things (IoT), Augmented and Virtual Reality, and Artificial Intelligence.
This edition features perspectives from Mr. Sourav Das, CDO & CIO, Aditya Birla Group Essel Mining & Industries Limited, one of India’s largest iron ore mining companies and producer of noble ferroalloys. Sourav provides interesting views on good practices that enterprises can adopt to drive cultural change for technology adoption, factors contributing to the success of digital initiatives, and the evolving role of a CIO.
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We wish you and your loved ones a safe and cheerful future.
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