Rajat Bhattacharya's Biography:
In the current role at ABB Mr. Bhattacharya is driving various Digital Transformation initiatives which includes the implementation and rollout of Enterprise Configuration solutions. The recent past was occupied with implementation and rollout of Configuration solutions across multiple Business Units of ABB’s Electrification Products Division as well as filling the role of Global Process Owner for Product and Solution Configuration across the ABB Group.
Mr. Bhattacharya holds a MS in Software Engineering from the Birla Institute of Technology & Science, Pilani, India. Additional a MBA from the University of St. Gallen, Switzerland and over 20 years of experience in IT Management, Solution Development and Service Delivery.
ABB Electrification Products Division’s approach towards building an Enterprise Configuration Solution
The multi-year implementation program undertaken by ABB EP Division, beginning with sales configuration, and continuing into engineering and manufacturing configuration, involved different Configit products including Build, Model and Quote, each of which also evolved during the program.
ABB EP approached the development of this Enterprise Configuration Solution in steps while delivering concrete business benefits in each step. This presentation will cover challenges faced by ABB EP in the configuration space including objectives from the implementation program, learnings from the implementation, benefits delivered and next steps.
This presentation will also delve into how ABB EP defined a data modeling process, utilized partnerships with ISVs, and built an organization (internal and external) to support the implementation.