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Durgesh Mankar
Durgesh Mankar
Manager-IT,Sodexo SVC
India
Insight of My Company and its IT Strategies
Sodexo SVC is into Meal Pass & Meal Card business. Nature is business support services. We are no. 1 company in this segment in India. Our current strategy is to enable IT to provide customer and affiliation satisfaction by reducing logistic time.

Views on new technologies
We are already on virtualization since last year, we are one step behind cloud.

Resources to Keep Updated with Latest Technologies
From magazines, vendors, seminars, etc.
Team Size
We have a team of 10 people. Our team is divided into Application development and infrastructure.

Biggest Pain Point
To deliver IT application/services requested on short notice by business.

Technology to Address Pain Points
Requirements are originated by variations in market conditions, hence can’t really comment.

Challenges Faced
No foreseen challenges. We have worked enough on security.

Adoption of Cloud Policy
We are using our mailboxes from HO in Europe. Soon we will use AD authentication too remotely. Still our cloud usage scope is limited compared to other big players.

IT Budget Upgrading Plan
It happens due to inflation in services, products & our ongoing new requirements.

IT Leader – Manager First or Technologist First
Technologist first and then manager.

Latest Technology
We were on Oracle for years, now moving to Microsoft on development and databases.

Relationship Between CIOs and CEOs
One of being complete partner to achieve common goals.

Advice/ Suggestion
Build good team. Follow the plan. Relax.

 
 

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