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Applications are core to the Digital agenda. Digital is putting a tremendous amount of demand on applications as they provide a competitive advantage to the business. However, many organizations are left with legacy applications that are vital but are difficult to sustain/scale.

Please join us in this Event Co-Hosted by EY , CAST & NASSCOM to discuss on how systematic approach to APM can improve business agility.


3:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Registration and Welcome Address
4:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Defining Comprehensive Application Portfolio Modernization Program –
Pranav Naik – Director, Ernst & Young
  • Factors driving need for Application Portfolio Modernization
  • Lessons learned from failed APM programs
  • Recommended approach to scale APM programs
  • Measures to evaluate success of your APM program
4:30 pm - 4:50 pm
Case Study: Application Portfolio Modernization in Action –
Sabyasachi Mishra – AVP, Program Head - Transformation Office, Tech Mahindra
4:50 pm - 5:10 pm
Accelerating Application Modernization journey –
Nilkanth Iyer – SVP & Country Manager, CAST Software
  • Introduction to Software Intelligence
  • Leveraging Software Intelligence for Application Portfolio Modernization Journey
  • Quick Analysis of Application Portfolio and creating strategies
  • Core Application modernization
5:10 pm - 5:55 pm
Panel Discussion - Bringing life to legacy systems - Leaders Perspective and Expectations from APM program Moderator: Nilkanth Iyer – SVP & Country Manager, CAST Software
Panellist 1. Pramod Paranjape – General Manager, Wolters Kluwer (India)
Panellist 2. Kayzad Hiramanek – Chief Operations & Customer Experience, Bajaj Allianz Life
Panellist 3. Nilesh Biniwale – Head Technology Governance & Quality, Schlumberger
Moderator: Nilkanth Iyer – SVP & Country Manager, CAST Software
6:00 pm onwards
Hi-Tea & Networking


Nilkanth (Neel) Iyer
Nilkanth (Neel) Iyer
SVP & Country Manager, CAST

Neel brings in 20 years of professional experience in the IT Industry. An expert in the Software Intelligence space – he advises clients across industries to leverage Software Intelligence to drive innovation, digital transformation, cloud migration and modernization. In his current and past assignments – he has been involved with both Enterprise clients and start-ups. He has been instrumental in leading initiatives like Techstartup, SonderConnect (a leading platform for women entrepreneurs) and others.

Pranav Naik
Pranav Naik
Director – Advisory Services, EY

Pranav is a director in the Advisory practice of EY and focuses on IT GCCs. He brings more than 11 years of professional experience of working with GCCs in varied industry segment and helping clients with transformation, growth strategy and capability build initiatives.



Radisson Blu Hotel

Kharadi, Pune,
Maharashtra 411014

Date: August 29, 2019

Time: 3:30 PM

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