Amal El Fallah-Seghrouchni
Amal El Fallah Seghrouchni is Professor at Sorbonne University - Faculty of Science and Engineering and is currently in delegation to the CNRS. She is a researcher at LIP6 where she leads the Multi-Agent Systems Group. Her research focuses on the design of autonomous systems and ambient intelligent applications. She develops an approach based on cognitive agents and multi-agent systems. This includes coordination models (negotiation, distributed planning, interaction protocols) and the programming of contextual systems based on adaptation and learning (collective learning, mobile agents, spatio-temporal design). Her research themes are used in a large number of applications in the areas of complex system design, simulation, contextual applications and smart cities. These applications are supported by a large number of industrial collaborations and by several international collaborations.
Amal El Fallah Seghrouchni has also held a number of scientific responsibilities in leading international organizations (eg General Chair at AAMAS 2020, Track Chair at AAMAS 2019, Track Chair at IJCAI 2019, Chair of the APIA 2019 Program Committee, elected member to IFAAMAS and EURAMAS boards, etc.). She has also published numerous books and articles in the best conferences of Artificial Intelligence and Multi-Agent Systems.
Nasser Kettani, a graduate of Orsay University, in Computer Engineering and Cognitive Sciences, is an expert, lecturer, teacher and author in information technology with over 30 years of experience in computer science and the software industry in particular. He has worked for leading IT companies in several countries in Europe, Middle East and Africa. He is the CEO and founder of KDC (Kettani Digital Consulting).
Before starting his own consulting business in Digital Transformation, Nasser Kettani spent 13 years with Microsoft Corporation in various roles, including Director General for North Africa and Director General and Chief Technology Officer for the Middle East and Africa (MEA) in charge of digital transformation, modern technologies such as the Cloud, and industrial and governmental relations for the development and promotion of policies, regulations, and standards in ICT.
Nasser Kettani advises private and public sector institutions in their quest for digital transformation by evaluating the impact of major technological changes on their business and by helping them build strategies and roadmaps that enable them to make the most of these major innovations.
Nasser's areas of expertise covers, among other things, Cloud Computing, Artificial Intelligence, Big Data, CyberSecurity, Data Privacy, Accessibility, Innovation, e-government, Smart-Cities, E-Education, Internet Governance.
Nasser Kettani is the Rapporteur of the ITU-D Study Group on "access to emerging technologies such as Cloud Computing, OTT and M-Services for developing countries ». Nasser has extensive experience in the development of international standards. He has written many articles and a book on software design and modeling "from Merise to UML". He has been a lecturer on best software development practices at Dauphine University, Paris France and has delivered hundreds of lectures to ICT conferences around the world.
Digital Transformation: Myths and Realities
2018’s buzz word was definitely Digital Transformation and certainly, everybody is becoming Digital Transformation expert. But what digital transformation embodies is more profound than digitization of specific processes, customer experiences, establishing digital factories, doing open innovation with star-ups, applying tools such as deign thinking. This talk will cover the founding principles of Digital Transformations, the reasons behind this motion, and will provide a framework for a successful digital transformation together with tools to building its own roadmap.
Keywords: #digital_transformation #platform_economy #Infonomics #customer_experience #employee_experience #business_models #knowledge