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Add to Calendar 2020-10-07 17:55:00 2020-11-12 17:55:00 Europe/London EVENT TCS at TM Forum’s Digital Transformation World Series 2020 Virtual Event

TCS is a key partner of the TM Forum’s Digital Transformation World Series 2020, one of the largest virtual conferences. Attended by leading global telecommunication companies, the event is scheduled to run from Oct 7 to Nov 12, 2020.

TCS Participation

Session 1 - Building 5G-ready platform architectures to maximize core-to-edge business capabilities

  • How 5G necessitates the need to evolve to service-based, real-time, zero-touch and responsive digital platforms

  • Shifting from enterprise to ecosystem play and the related platform architectural implications

  • Determining future-ready 5G platform architectural capabilities, including capabilities at the edge

  • Key things to consider when taking a pragmatic approach to the evolution towards 5G readiness

Date and Time: Oct 15, 2020 (Thursday) | 12:30 PM - 2:00 PM CET


  • Shoma Chakravarty, Vice President, Enterprise Architecture, Verizon 

  • Sujatha Gopal, Chief Architect, Tata Consultancy Services

Session 2 - TDC’s journey towards silent IT

  • Rethinking the relationship between IT and the rest of the business – taking a business capability first approach

  • Embracing new opportunities enabled by increased IT agility, from cost optimization to delivering new services

  • Increasing speed, flexibility and reducing deployment risks

  • Facing the challenges head on

Date and Time: Oct 22, 2020 (Thursday) | 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM CET


  • Peter Damsgård Fabricius, VP, IT Drive, TDC NET

  • Benu Cherian, Segment Head, Nordic Region, Communications, Media and Information Services, Tata Consultancy Services

  • Interviewer - Ian Turkington, VP Architecture & APIs, TM Forum

Session 3 - Ecosystems evolution in the 5G world

  • Perspectives on key demand and investment areas around ecosystems in the context of 5G

  • How we see 5G ecosystems evolving for client organizations

  • Introduction to the TMF catalyst on ‘Ecosystems: From opportunity to capability – A playbook approach for CSPs’

  • Motivations for TCS investment in the TMF catalyst

  • The Ecosystem playbook relevance and applicability to 5G ecosystem opportunities

Date and Time: October 27, 2020 (Tuesday) | 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM CET


  • Sankaranarayanan "Shanky" Viswanathan, VP, CTO and Global Head, Industry Advisory Group, CMI, TCS

  • Sujatha Gopal, Chief Architect, TCS

  • Ehtisham A. Rao, Business Architect, Saudi Telecom (STC)

  • Moderator - Suvasree Basu, Enterprise Architect, CMI, TCS

Session 4 - Getting the edge strategy right

  • Identifying the symbiotic relationship between the edge and the center of the network

  • If we build the edge, will they come? Is this enough justification and reasoning to invest in the edge?

  • What are the key services the edge will need to support?

  • Evaluating key potential business models for infrastructure- IaaS, platform (PaaS), network (NaaS) and unified communication (UCaaS) to industrial IoT (IIoT) and high definition video capture

  • If we don't build out the edge immediately, could telcos lose the B2B2X commercial opportunity and more to Amazon, Google and Facebook? Could this lead to the death of the telco?

  • If collaboration between network operators and sharing of data needs to occur to enable a joined-up edge which spans right around the world: Is collaboration between operators even possible?

Date and Time: Oct 29, 2020 (Thursday) | 4:30 PM - 6:00 PM CET


  • Christian Kloch, Innovation Architect, Expert 5G Innovation Hub, TDC

  • Narendran Sivakumar, Global Industry Advisor for 5G Monetization initiatives, TCS

Session 5: Making agile transformation happen

  • How do you build an empowered organization driven by agile principles? 

  • How can CSPs enable agile delivery in a multi-partner environment? 

  • What does it take to drive the adoption of agile practices across the organization? 

  • How can CSPs improve the customer experience? 

  • Fail fast with a software approach to services 

Date and Time: Nov 5, 2020 (Thursday) | 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM CET


  • Thomas De Rycke, Agile Transformation Head, Proximus

  • Nandu More, Client Director, Central Europe, Communications, Media and Information Services, TCS

  • Uğur Gemici, VP of Product Development, Etiya

Catalyst Showcase

AI driven business assurance for 5G – More details here

Ecosystems: From opportunity to capability - A playbook approach for CSPs – More details here

Mega Catalyst for ecosystem assurance – More details here


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