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Pawan Kumar Verma
Pawan Kumar Verma
Manager-IT
,Public
Health
Foundation
of India
Company Introduction and IT Strategy
I have 10+ years experience in IT & software industry in various domains (IT Services, Network Management, ERP /SAP/ORACLE). Practice Lead, Delivery Lead, Technology Leadership, Senior Delivery Manager, Global Distributed Delivery, Outsourcing, Large Program Management, Risk Management, IT Strategy.

At present I am Manager IT (Head) in Public health foundation of India, reporting to CEO. .

I was Manager IT (Head) in Himalaya, reporting to CIO. Accountable for the Technology /ERP Development/MM/SD/WM/FICO/PP/PM, strategy, Enterprise platform, Business Application and Operational excellence

In my previous roles at Wipro InfoTech Ltd, I have been the Delivery manager and Lead architect for delivering complex engagements for Information Technology service clients such as Genpact, GE Capital I have experience in working with a global and multi-cultural teams across India

Specialties: Budget Management, Vendor Management, Deliver complex projects
IT Strategy, Process Automation, Building high performing teams managing global IT services, Business Intelligence , BI SAP Server, Storage and Networking, SAP /ORACLE Applications ERP
Web Portals
Maximize technology: Choose software that drives employee productivity to grow company without growing your staff

Expand revenue: Find out how new technology can help make my company more profitable

Prioritize your IT investment: I have Buildup an IT road map to guide my purchasing agenda

Views on new technologies
Interoperability and portability are key considerations for the adoption of cloud. The ease of integration of cloud services with the existing services within the enterprise will be critical in managing costs. Portability of services allows for flexibility of services between services providers. Attaining the necessary levels of portability and interoperability requires standards for cloud and understanding the choices available as the technologies mature. This is one of the most important discussions for the long-term success of cloud. If ignored, it is an area that can cause a major impact later on as new services are considered, for example, extraordinary integration costs and extended implementation times.

Resources to Keep Updated with Latest Technologies
Regular upgrading the certification and attending the summits/conferences /seminar/road show and regular watching www.SiliconIndia.com This particular website does not only contain a good technology news section but also an excellent opinion page. Some of the well-known tech critics regularly post their comments about the latest products reported in the technology news. The best part with zdnet is that readers are allowed to react to some of the critics comments. This opportunity for interaction makes reading technology news even better.

Team Size
Total 22 head count in-house and outsource

Biggest Pain Point
IT Operation software & data security

Technology to Address Pain Points
Yes:Cyberroam

Slowdown Impact on IT Innovation
No

Challenges Faced
Security/data backup/BCP

Adoption of Cloud Policy
Tulip data centre

Role of Cloud
As off now we are running few server in cloud but we are planning in house data centre

Expenses on IT Systems
Capex around 2-3 cr & Opex is around 2 cr

IT Budget Upgrading Plan
Yes

IT Leader Manager First or Technologist First
Technology first

ROI on the Technology
Application ERP and digitization maximum process:

Latest Technology
Backup to entire new data centre

Relationship Between CIOs and CEOs
CEOs want most from CIOs:
1. Business perspective
2. Vision
3. Innovation
4. Leadership
5. ROI
6. Communication
7. Alignment with business goals
8. Business relationships
9. Team play

Advice/ Suggestion
That would work whether I am in one or five industries but we are ... CIO2CIO: my view what are the biggest challenges facing CIOs today, is it ... for the CIO is to be seen as valuable business partner to your fellow ... CIO2CIO:

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