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Story-pod with Nischala: The Shero Diaries with Allison Sagraves

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Unfiltered Stories | Energy Industry – Now and Beyond
As part of this podcast, you can tune in to unfiltered insights and perspectives from business leaders across the globe on the future of industry, the power of technology & innovation and creating solutions that make a difference. One of the things that has taken center stage since the global pandemic and changed our lives is the power of innovation and technology. As part of this conversation, you will hear diverse perspectives about what’s shaping the future of the energy industry, the role of technology and innovation and how different players are responding to the changing and evolving market dynamics. Moderator: · Nischala Murthy Kaushik, CMO – HFS Speakers · Robin Goswami – SVP and Global Head, Energy Practice, Infosys · Maurice Tayeh – Global CIO, Hatch · Saurabh Gupta, President – Research and Business Operations, HFS About the Podcast The podcast has 3 parts 1. Setting the stage – which gives us an understanding of how the global pandemic has impacted the energy industry 2. Let’s talk unfiltered – covers the importance of how technology and innovation are playing a role in catalyzing this change! The Speakers also discussed about · What are the drivers which are leading to changes in the energy industry? · How are energy companies such as Hatch re-inventing themselves to meet this changing industry landscape? · How are service providers like Infosys adapting to the changing landscape and client requirements to drive these innovations? 3. Looking into the future – where we discussed about the future of the energy industry & road ahead for us. Speakers also shared their insights on where will the energy industry stand by 2025?
48:42
July 21, 2021
Unfiltered Stories | HealthCare Industry - Now and Beyond
As part of this HFS podcast, you can tune in to unfiltered insights and perspectives from business leaders across the globe on the future of industry, the power of technology & innovation and creating solutions that make a difference. If there is one industry that has taken center stage since the global pandemic changed our lives, it is the healthcare industry. And in this podcast we put the spotlight on the healthcare industry. As part of the conversation, you will hear diverse perspectives about what’s shaping the future of the healthcare industry, the role of technology and innovation and how different players are responding to the changing consumer needs and market dynamics. Moderator: · Nischala Murthy Kaushik, CMO – HFS Speakers · Dr. Christina Remediakis(Becky Rao), Healthcare Market Leader, Capgemini · Pradip Khemani, Vice President, Global Business Services, Blue Shield of California · Saurabh Gupta, President – Research and Business Operations, HFS About the Podcast The podcast has 3 parts 1. Setting the stage – which gives us an understanding of how the global pandemic has impacted the healthcare industry 2. Let’s talk unfiltered – covers the impact of the pandemic on the industry, how technology is playing a role in catalyzing this change, and how different players in the healthcare ecosystem are adapting to the changing landscape and client requirements to drive these innovations and impact 3. Looking into the future – where we discussed about the future of the healthcare industry & the road ahead for us. Speakers also shared their insights on where will the healthcare industry stand by 2025.
48:40
July 20, 2021
Storypod with Nischala – The Shero Diaries with Marie
Welcome to the podcast – “Story-Pod with Nischala”. As part of this exclusive podcast, you can tune into stories with amazing people across the world. Through these stories, you will listen to ideas that matter, real world insights and positive inspiration. As part of the series “The Shero Diaries”, our Chief Marketing Officer (CMO) Nischala Murthy Kaushik talks with influential and powerful women leaders from across the world.  In each episode , we profile a corporate shero and you will hear about their personal life and career journey, choices and decisions which influenced them and reflections from these experiences. Our featured shero in this podcast Marie Myers. In her role as Chief Financial Officer (CFO) for HP Inc, Marie Myers is responsible for all aspects of the company’s financial operations including accounting, financial planning and analysis, business decision support, tax, audit, treasury, and investor engagement. Prior to being named CFO in February 2021, Marie served as HP’s Chief Transformation Officer (CTO), focused on delivering cost savings and implementing technologies, tools and processes needed to advance HP as a digital leader. This podcast has 3 sections Know your shero – in which we talk about backstories around the influence of family, upbringing, education and her career journey. We also look at forward looking stories on where our shero is headed Leadership, Diversity and Inclusion, Skills – in which we talk unfiltered about leadership, making choices and skills to lead in today’s era. We also dwell into ideas on how to build diverse and inclusive organizations. Rapid Fire - in which we hear quick and quirky responses from our guests
34:13
May 13, 2021
Storypod with Nischala – The Shero Diaries with Stacy Simpson
Welcome to the podcast – “Story-Pod with Nischala”. As part of this exclusive podcast, you can tune into stories with amazing people across the world. Through these stories, you will listen to ideas that matter, real-world insights, and positive inspiration. As part of the series “The Shero Diaries”, our Chief Storyteller and Vice President, Nischala Murthy Kaushik talks with influential and powerful women leaders from across the world.  In each episode, we profile a corporate shero and you will hear about their personal life and career journey, choices and decisions which influenced them, and reflections from these experiences. Our featured shero in this podcast is Stacy Simpson.
28:11
May 5, 2021
Story-pod with Nischala : The Shero Diaries with Anita Mahon
Welcome to the podcast – “Story-Pod with Nischala”. As part of this exclusive podcast, you can tune into stories with amazing people across the world. Through these stories, you will listen to ideas that matter, real-world insights, and positive inspiration. As part of the series “The Shero Diaries”, our Chief Storyteller and Vice President, Nischala Murthy Kaushik talks with influential and powerful women leaders from across the world.  In each episode, we profile a corporate shero and you will hear about their personal life and career journey, choices and decisions which influenced them, and reflections from these experiences. Our featured shero in this podcast is Anita Mahon.
31:17
March 29, 2021
Story-pod with Nischala: The Shero Diaries with Allison Sagraves
As part of the series “The Shero Diaries”, our Chief Storyteller and Vice President, Nischala Murthy Kaushik talks with influential and powerful women leaders from across the world.   Our featured shero in this podcast Allison Sagraves, Senior Vice President at M&T Bank
39:28
March 18, 2021
Story-pod with Nischala : The Shero Diaries with Eva Sage Gavin
Welcome to the podcast – “Story-Pod with Nischala”. As part of this exclusive podcast, you can tune into stories with amazing people across the world. Through these stories, you will listen to ideas that matter, real world insights and positive inspiration.
29:08
March 11, 2021
HFS Podcast: Native Automation with Phil Fersht and IBM guests: Tom Ivory and Dr Rania Khalaf
In this HFS podcast, HFS CEO & Chief Analyst, Phil Fersht discusses "Native Automation" with two IBM executives, Tom Ivory, Senior Partner, Global Leader, IBM Automation and Dr Rania Khalaf, Director, AI Platforms & Runtimes, IBM Research. The themes discussed range from "Extreme Automation" and the extent to which enterprises are becoming automation "Natives" to the importance of data, digital assistants and the future of work.
39:09
February 10, 2021
Did the pandemic create the burning platform for automation?
This episode of HFS Straight Talk podcast discusses the post-pandemic outlook for enterprise automation, gleaning insights from a recent HFS study produced in association with IBM entitled “The five automation “have-to-haves”— you won’t achieve your digital nirvana without them."  Our host, Reetika Fleming is joined by the author of the study, Elena Christopher, IBM automation software leader, Ed Lynch as well as one of the study’s enterprise participants, Andy Shapcott from Lloyds Banking Group. Together they discuss how the pandemic took away the optionality of digital transformation and anointed the canon of automation technologies as the enablers of digital change. Key discussion points include: · What was the pre-pandemic baseline for automation? · How has the pandemic impacted enterprises’ digital transformation journeys and the role of automation? · What can we do to make tangible progress in 2021 and beyond? Panelists: Elena Christopher, Senior Vice President Research, HFS Andrew Shapcott, Product Owner - Intelligent Automation, Lloyds Banking Group Ed Lynch, Vice President, Business Automation Software, IBM Host: Reetika Fleming, Vice President Research, HFS
35:55
January 12, 2021
The COVID Vaccine Challenge, Digital Acceleration, The Future of Work & Finance
Guests:   Iain Mackay, CFO, GSK; Tiger Tyagarajan, President and CEO of Genpact; Phil Fersht, CEO and Chief Analyst, HFS; Host:  Steve Dunkerley, HFS  In this episode, Iain Mackay, CFO of GSK, provides a brief update as to where the pharmaceutical giant is in developing a vaccine. He also highlights the looming logistical challenge for the industry in getting a vaccine to market.    Phil Fersht, CEO and Chief Analyst, HFS then shares his views about the UK's track and trace programme and his concern about civil unrest in the USA.    The three guests, including Tiger Tyagarajan, President and CEO, GENPACT, then discuss the future of work, which is followed by a discussion about the acceleration of enterprise digital transformation programmes. Iain Mackay, who as well as being the CFO of GSK is also the Chairman of the 100 Group's Financial Reporting Committee, next highlights the current challenges facing committee members and the growing importance of ESG and non financial information in in financial reporting.    Tiger then explores the potential for enterprises to be able to achieve a continuous close in their finance operations before Phil Fersht closes the session with his thoughts about the role of finance in collapsing the front, middle and back office - into a OneOffice - the ultimate end state for business operations.  Enjoy!
27:39
December 2, 2020
A Hitchhikers Guide to "Cloud Native" with Tom Reuner & Jamie Dobson
The Hitchhikers guide to "Cloud Native" provides a rich discussion on where clients really are on their cloud journey. It debunks both the marketing hype and the many misconceptions while providing practical guidance for successfully embarking on the journey toward Cloud Native. Host: Tom Reuner, SVP Research, HFS Guest: Jamie Dobson, CEO, Container Solutions
25:15
November 26, 2020
Phil Fersht, CEO & Chief Analyst, HFS in conversation with Mihir Shukla, CEO, Automation Anywhere
This episode of HFS UNFILTERED is a conversation between two automation visionaries, Phil Fersht and Mihir Shukla. They discuss - the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic within the automation space and explore some of the most recent developments including - cloud delivery, digital assistants, discovery bots and the infusion of artificial intelligence. Enjoy! HFS UNFILTERED is a new series of podcasts that extracts a real and unfiltered view of business operations today and in the future.  Watch or listen now, in order to be updated with the latest insights from senior HFS analysts and enterprise leaders.
34:37
November 25, 2020
Connecting the blocks: The future of enterprise blockchain / distributed ledger technology
In this episode of HFS UNFILTERED, host Steve Dunkerley is joined by HFS Chief Research Officer, Saurabh Gupta to explore the latest developments in enterprise blockchain / Distributed Ledger Technology (DLT) and where it is heading. Our special guests are from companies who have already incorporated DLT as part of everyday operations: First of all, Mariana Gomez de Villa, Program Director Distributed Ledger Technology at ING While ING has gone live with its commodity trade finance operations underpinned by Quorum via the Komgo network the bank has been involved with 44 POCs and 8 live pilots harnessing a number of different DLT platforms for various applications. Secondly, Rohit Amberker, Director of Finance, Microsoft Microsoft’s gaming division, X-Box, has implemented Quorum DLT via Azure Managed Services in order to manage royalty payments for the game publishing community. The topics discussed include: · Why DLT is not more mainstream · DLT’s  relationship with ERP · The impact that can be achieved when combining emerging technologies · Which DLT platform will win in the end · DeFi, bullet proofs and zero knowledge based proofs
48:51
October 6, 2020