ISG Digital Business Summit Experts Predict 2022 to be the Year of the Value Chain

STAMFORD, Connecticut – (COMMERCIAL THREAD) – Experts from Information Services Group (ISG) (Nasdaq: III), a global technology research and consulting firm, predict 2022 will be the year of the value chain, with IT and business functions working in working closely with their partner ecosystems to drive innovation, capacity and resources.

“Forward-looking companies are evolving their DNA by developing models focused on the value chain where companies and IT work hand in hand, relying on an ecosystem of strategic partners to stimulate innovation Said Bill Huber, Partner, ISG Digital Platforms and Solutions. “Companies need to reinvent their core business architectures and integrate technological capabilities that will change the processes of factories, from operating rooms to trading rooms. This only happens effectively and efficiently if IT and business collaborate in new ways. ”

Huber will explore ways in which value chains can be reimagined for the digital age during a fireside chat at the ISG Digital Business Summit, a two-day virtual event, December 1-2.

Businesses need to be nimble to seize digital opportunities, said Huber, co-organizer of the event.

“Operating models that provide access to information on expected revenues, total costs, risks, constraints and dependencies can be a real strategic advantage,” he said. “But they do require an adaptive way to update them as new information becomes available.”

Industry leaders scheduled to present at the ISG Digital Business Summit include Brett Frazer, vice president of customer service for San Francisco-based subscription meal delivery service Sunbasket, whose keynote presentation will detail his company’s journey to select a unifying customer experience metric; and Kapil Apshankar, vice president of digital applications for IT infrastructure service provider Microland, on how businesses can embark on true cloud native modernization.

A panel discussion featuring Mike Zill, CAD and CIO of Acadia Pharmaceuticals, and Christopher Witbracht, global director of Anheuser-Busch InBev, who leads the company’s global innovation and technology initiatives, will discuss how the companies need to prepare for a digital workplace of the future. with smart facilities, connected employees, AI and augmented capabilities. Vijay Krishnan, Founder and CTO of Turing, an IT jobs platform that enables companies to hire software engineers remotely, will discuss how companies can integrate a smart talent cloud to leverage the benefits of remote talent.

Kevin Powers, professor, founder and director of graduate programs in cybersecurity at Boston College, will join J Schuh, chief design strategist at Saber, the travel technology company, and co-founder of the UX Certification Program at Southern Methodist University, in a panel discussion focusing on the impact of product-aligned delivery and the shift to digital products on business security.

Other speakers include Todd Tucker, managing director and vice president of standards, research and education for the Technology Business Management Council; Jeevan Bobbili, IT Business Operations and Automation Manager for Alcon; Ross Shannon, director of global software operations for Hyosung; Howard Tiersky, CEO of FROM, the digital transformation agency; Vincent Trotter, Vice President of Customer Success, National Debt Relief; Nik Jagtiani, Head of Global Martech, LifeScan; Adrian Terry, vice president of IT product and portfolio management, GM Financial, and Rob Dolci, executive vice president of engineering for Enel X. They will join ISG experts to explore platforms, technologies and practices that can accelerate digital journeys.

The ISG Digital Business Summit is sponsored by HCL, Cigniti, HARMAN Digital Transformation, Microland, Turing and Wipro. CIOReview, CIOCoverage and Desk Yogi are media partners. Additional information and registration are available on the event website.

About ISG

ISG (Information Services Group) (Nasdaq: III) is a leading global technology research and consulting company. A trusted business partner to more than 700 customers, including more than 75 of the world’s 100 largest companies, ISG is committed to helping businesses, public sector organizations, and service and technology providers achieve operational excellence. and faster growth. The company specializes in digital transformation services including automation, cloud and data analytics; procurement advice; managed governance and risk management services; network operator services; design of strategy and operations; change management; market intelligence and technology research and analysis. Founded in 2006, and headquartered in Stamford, Connecticut, ISG employs more than 1,300 digitally ready professionals operating in more than 20 countries — a global team known for their innovative thinking, market influence, deep industrial and technological expertise. and its world-class expertise. Industry’s most comprehensive market data-driven research and analysis capabilities. For more information, visit

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