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To give Social Innovation Business a new dimension through utilization of digital technologies and foster new partnerships, Hitachi, in association with Business Today, orchestrated Hitachi Social Innovation Forum 2018, New Delhi. The event exhibited lengthy discussions on Social Innovation and the role of Collaborative Creation with customers in the digital transformation journey of India. The participants included top senior executives of prospective companies, government authorities and market influencers like Mr. Amitabh Kant, CEO, NITI Aayog, and several others.
Recently brought into limelight by Hon’ble Prime Minister of India Shri. Narendra Modi as ‘ease of living’, Hitachi has been a vital part of this ‘Transformation’ by involving its stakeholders through Collaborative Creation. Carrying forward the torch of digital transformation, Hitachi gave the delegates a chance to witness Social Innovation in action. During several engaging discussions, the delegates outlined various strategies through which technology pioneers can collaborate with the government to overcome the different challenges. Currently, Indian society is facing several hurdles across different industry verticals such as energy, manufacturing, banking and urban development. The panelists discussed about the possible combination of IT (Information Technology) and OT (Operational Technology) as the ideal solution for such challenges.
Here is a brief synopsis of the sessions and business seminars convened during the event: