The Next Wave of Digital Transformation is Here

Right Image organized for a third consecutive time the Intelligent IT virtual forum for Hewlett Packard Enterprise operated by Selectium held on November 10th. Intelligent IT 2: Edge-to-Cloud Forum focused on business and technology discussions in the context of the new reality and was attended by 300+ representatives of key industries in Bulgaria. During the third edition of this technology event series, business leaders and technology experts discussed how the next wave of digital transformation responds to the unprecedented pace of change within organizations, the need of financial stability and flexible solutions.

“We’re now in the next wave of digital transformation, fueled by apps and data everywhere, where everything edge-to-cloud is connected, where enterprises unlock value everywhere, revealing new opportunities – new experiences, efficiencies, services and more”, said Iravan Hira, Managing Director of Hewlett Packard Enterprise operated by Selectium. “Three years ago, HPE predicted the enterprise of the future would be edge-centric, cloud-enabled and data-driven. Now it is not just a vision of the future, it is reality.”

The program of the virtual conference brought together business and technological topics presented in an interactive discussion format. During the first business session The Journey to Agility Miroslav Petrov, an experienced telecom professional and current CEO of Lead Vision and Vanya Manova, Regional Director of Mastercard for Bulgaria, Northern Macedonia, Kosovo and Albania, discussed with Iravan Hira and Lyudmila Malcheva, founder and CEO of Right Image, how companies can become faster, more productive and more responsive in addressing market requirements, the new business and customer needs. Next in the virtual conference agenda was the technological discussion Digital Game Changers, featuring Hristo Belchev, Director of IT VMware EMEA as a special guest in one of the panels. The participants in the three technology panels talked about the need of flexible solutions to protect investments and enable development in the context of a dynamically changing environment; what cloud experience means and how IT platforms should be provided as a service providing flexibility and financial stability to organizations; how the deployment of smart platforms lead to greater data efficiency.

Keynote and inspiration for participants and audience were the two special guests – Stefan and Maxim Ivanovs. The father and son shared the amazing story of their recent Atlantic adventure – what it means not to rest until you reach your Everest, how to survive amidst ocean storms and succeed, why giving up is not an option when going on a historic voyage across the Atlantic with a hand-made rowing boat in the name of a worthy cause.

The conference was held online with 300+ the virtual guests representing private and public sector organizations, entrepreneurs, technology innovators, consultants, partners and media. More about the forum agenda and participants is available at

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