TAKE Solutions [BSE: 532890 | NSE: TAKE], a technology solutions leader in Supply Chain Management (SCM) and Life Sciences (LS) domains, concluded its annual two-day customer education and collaboration event, CONVERGE 2012, at the JW Marriott Grande Lakes in Orlando, Florida. The keynote address was delivered by theoretical physicist, best-selling author and frequent contributor on networks such as the Discovery Channel, Dr. Michio Kaku. In its third year, CONVERGE 2012 attracted a strong cross-section of TAKE`s customer base of small-to-medium and Fortune 500 companies that TAKE supports in the Life Sciences and Supply Chain domains. Continuing TAKE’s commitment to delivering expanded value to customers through highly topical content and access to industry experts, the speeches, customer presentations and panel discussions all focused on the theme of Business Transformation through Disruptive Technology.
Appropriately, Dr. Kaku opened the event with a look at technology 20 years into the future. He delighted the audience with a talk based on his two most recent books, Physics of the Future and Physics of the Impossible where he highlighted advancements in biotechnology and artificial intelligence, to include organ growing and internet glasses. Dr. John Underkoffler, Founder and Chief Scientist, Oblong Industries, and consultant on the film Minority Report, began the next day with an overview of how graphical user interfaces, such as those depicted in the movie, are emerging to make business data analysis and operations more efficient.Srinivasan HR, Vice Chairman and Vision Holder at TAKE Solutions elaborated on the company`s vision and direction for the remainder of 2012 and into 2014.
Analysts from IDC Health Insights and ChainLink Research discussed the four pillars of disruptive technology-mobility, cloud, big data, social media and how they are impacting the entire life science value chain,including global supply chain management for manufacturers and distributors. In addition to multiple customer presentations and panel discussions related to disruptive technologies in a number of industries ranging from oil and gas, consumer packaged goods, aerospace and defense and high tech, attendees also enjoyed one-on-one and group product demonstrations of TAKE’s OneSCM®, Gemini Series®, PharmaReady™ and SafetyReady™ products as well as an overview of TAKE’s product and services roadmaps for the next eighteen months.
"The life science industry is actively undergoing transformational change and companies best able to embrace disruptive technologies will be in a prime position to succeed.
With its clear forward focus, TAKE Solutions is well positioned to help its clients to translate emerging disruptive strategies into action,” said Dr. Alan Louie, research director, IDC Health Insights.
“It is rare to get a chance to dialogue, get inspired as well as get practical insights on how to leverage technology to transform our businesses and our lives. Converge was a very unique and powerful event to do just that!” said Ann Grackin, CEO of Chainlink Research. “TAKE’s leadership in creating a collaborative platform with rich applications that cover the key businesses interactions between trading partners like Demand and Procurement Collaboration as well as Inventory not only assist the critical business processes, but also provide visibility across the supply chain.”
“It has been a delight to bring together leading experts and our customers for this event. CONVERGE 2012 was a great opportunity to discuss and share best practices both with industry experts as well as innovators from other Industries," said Ram Yeleswarapu, President & CEO, TAKE Solutions. “We look forward in the coming years to continuing discussions on issues and challenges that are common within and across industries. Our goal is for CONVERGE to emerge as a forum for our customers and their industries to voice their views across a common platform.”
About TAKE Solutions
TAKE Solutions is an international business technology company with products backed by a strong domain expertise in Life Sciences and Supply Chain Management. With extensive technology expertise in Business Intelligence and Business Process Management, TAKE´s track record in delivering world-class solutions throughout global markets is well proven. Technological innovations have always been the driving force of the company, which in turn helps TAKE´s customers achieve consistent growth in business.
Headquartered in Chennai, TAKE drives its Global Delivery Centre from India and Middle East. The Company has a strong presence in the USA with the Life Sciences Domain Excellence center located in Princeton, New Jersey and Supply Chain Domain Excellence center located in Austin, Texas. The Company conducts business today with more than 400 customers worldwide.
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