02/20/2019 | Press release | Archived content
Increasing profit by a few hundred percent, saving billions of dollars in technology costs, running complex data systems in real time, transforming appropriate business models, improving operational efficiency, personalizing customer experience on large-scale digital platforms at speed were the benefits of digital transformation shared by Dr. Phuong Tram, former CIO of DuPont - the USD85 billion company and now FPT Corporation's Chief Adviser in Digital Transformation at a seminar on February 20 with the participation of more than 30 senior corporate leaders from different sectors.
FPT held a seminar on February 20 with the participation of more than 30 senior corporate leaders from different sectors to discuss digital transformation in Vietnam.
'Digital transformation', 'business model breakthrough' and 'digital business' not only are topics discussed at global economic forums, but also have attracted large tech firms to build platforms such as Google, AWS and Apple.
According to an IDG report last year on multinational corporations and billion-dollar businesses and organizations, 90% of them had planned, developed and deployed digital transformation. 32% of CIOs and IT managers said digital transformation had helped their businesses grow strongly and brought about large profits. CIOs of major corporations in the world selected digital transformation as one of the top three issues that enterprises needed to pay much attention to in the era of a technological boom.
Mr. Phuong Tram led and implemented DuPont's digital transformation programs. With a different approach, DuPont's digital transformation programs created tremendous efficiency, such as saving USD1.6 billion in information technology costs, adding billions of benefits, reducing order processing time by 90%; promote the development of new management tools for leading technology partners namely Microsoft, SAP, AT&T; making DuPont one of the outstanding digital transformation successes in the world.
From practical experience, Dr. Phuong Tram said that digital transformation brought about great value but they can start with small digital initiatives, which could be completed within three to six months
Dr. Phuong Tram, former CIO of DuPont - the USD85 billion company and now FPT Corporation's Chief Adviser in Digital Transformation
Also at the seminar, FPT outlined its digital transformation strategy and its ambition to become a leading digital transformation enterprise in the next 10 years.
In 2019, with its capacity and experience of implementing digital transformation for the world's leading corporations and the consultation of Dr. Phuong Tram, FPT would transform into a digital enterprise a near - real time data - driven enterprise, improving labor productivity and strong growth rate by innovating and applying 4.0 technologies such as artificial intelligence, Big Data and Chatbot in its activities.
FPT Chairman Truong Gia Binh stated that digital transformation brought FPT new and bigger opportunities in the information technology world because the market was large and open. This strategy brought dual value while both improving the value and role of FPT and creating great value for businesses accompanying FPT in digital transformation.