CIO@2020: Interaction with Dr Pawan K Sharma, Head – IT Operations, Tata Motors

"We are driving one big change in the organization, that is, ‘Future Ready’," says Dr Pawan K Sharma, Head – IT Operations, Tata Motors

CIO@2020: Interaction with Dr Pawan K Sharma, Head – IT Operations, Tata Motors - CIO&Leader

Dr Pawan K Sharma, Head – IT Operations, Tata Motors, talks to CIO&Leader, keeping the Vision 2020 in perspective.

Excerpts from the interview:

Scenarios that are likely to impact your industry by the year 2020?

Today, the biggest challenge in manufacturing is to manufacture vehicles and deliver them on time to customers. Then, there are logistics issues in omni-channel. Sale is also going down due to the impact of Uber and Ola.

 

What will comprise your agenda for 2020?

We are working very closely with our business and stakeholders so that we can roll out IoT to our internal manufacturing locations where more than 20k requires immediate IoT. We aim to complete this journey by 2020.

 

 

Challenges you foresee due to rapid evolution of technology?

We are driving one big change in the organization, that is, ‘Future Ready’. We are rolling out new vehicles as per Indian conditions and we are global leader in commercial vehicles, however, not at par with passenger vehicles. So we are working towards this and recently, had some collaboration with global leaders. Also, we are working on connected cars which we aim to complete by 2020.

 

What are your personal goals for the year 2020?

Take the team outdoor more and talk about technologies, challenges and the partners supporting our journey. 

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