If Machines Could Talk: Moving towards the smart manufacturing of the future

As Covid-19 pandemic sweeps across the globe leaving a long-lasting and perhaps a permanent effects on Manufacturing sector, it is extremely crucial to be positive and look for a silver lining.

While we sail through these tough hours, here is what one hour with Tata Communications can benefit for you:

  • Ensuring social distancing norms are followed at the workplace as manufacturing slowly begins
  • Insights on how is it possible for manufacturing organizations to not just survive but thrive, using technology
  • Understanding about larger manufacturing sector digital transformation theme, which was already underway before the pandemic and which has been accelerated because of it.

The following topics will be covered in the roundtable:

  • How to ensure seamless collaboration between employees working from home? Is your network and infrastructure geared to enable employees while ensuring security of your intellectual property?
  • How to leverage technology to enforce social distancing norms, staggered shifts and ensure the health and safety of your workers on the factory floors?
  • How to enable digital experiences that rival or exceed in-store experiences in the post Covid world?
  • How to engage prospects effectively through channels that customers are most comfortable using (voice, video, chat)?
  • How to ensure a seamless post sales experience for customers in a zero contact world?

Who Should Attend?


  • Global / Group CIOs
  • CIOs / CTOs
  • SVPs / VPs – IT


  • Manufacturing

Speaker and Facilitator


Head, Pre-Sales, India | MECAA | SAARC, Tata Communications

Rajarshi Purkayastha (Raj) is the Head of Pre-Sales, India, MECAA & SAARC, for Tata Communications which is part of the Tata Group which is valued at more than $100 billion. He is responsible for understanding the market from an overall perspective to enable his stakeholders to have meaningful discussions, make quicker decisions and help keep them ahead of the curve.

Raj worked in multiple roles in Tata Communications over last 15 years, starting from Pre-Sales Head for N&E India and APAC, Head Solutions - TSG, Sales Head - Africa and Saudi, Head, Marketing Insights, Head of Product & Services Marketing team, before taking over his present responsibility.

Among his other notable projects, the one in Africa where he was part of the core team responsible to build a telecom company from scratch in Botswana stands out as per him.

About Tata Communications

Tata Communications is a digital ecosystem enabler that powers today’s fast-growing digital economy by enabling Hybrid Cloud, Network Transformation, Security, Mobility and Collaboration.

Tata Communications has been named as a leader in Gartner's 2020 Magic Quadrant for Network Services, Global for the seventh consecutive year. Gartner Magic Quadrant assesses various companies' vision and their ability to execute.

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