Recognizing the requisite of delivering greater success through scaling digital transformation with next-generation technology, Systems Limited and Microsoft banded together at Xcelerate – a digital transformation event. This in-person event took place at Royal Palm Golf and Country Club, Lahore, on December 16, 2021, and was attended by prominent business leaders, Systems’ dedicated clients, and eminent tech executives from Microsoft.
Javeria Fahad, Head of Marketing at Systems Limited, initiated the session by emphasizing the need to re-platform and transform existing business strategies and adopt the digital ways of the new era. The event focused on accelerating cross-organization collaboration with a range of powerful solutions and services by Microsoft, including Dynamics 365, Azure, Power Platform, etc.
Delivering the keynote speech, Asif Akram, COO at Systems Limited, honored Systems Limited’s long-standing partnership with Microsoft and thanked the attendees for their presence. Focusing on the company’s commitment to innovation and digital transformation, he expressed, “Currently, Systems Limited is the largest IT exporter out of Pakistan and was awarded Microsoft Business Application 2021/2022 Inner Circle. With partners like Microsoft and dedicated customers, we aim to solidify our standing in the domestic and international digital landscape.”
Further, highlighting a tremendous shift in technological trends and how everything is converging around the cloud, Asif put forth a thought-provoking question – how would you innovate your enterprise?
Shoaib Khaleel, Head of Channel & Business Development at Microsoft Pakistan, took the stage and shared fundamental insights into leveraging Microsoft 365 for cost savings, driving business value, and gaining a competitive advantage. “Collaboration, security, and compliance are the building blocks of Microsoft’s modern workplace,” he stated.
Diving deep into the powerful and customer-centric ecosystem of Microsoft Dynamics 365, Ahsan Naseer, AVP Customer Platform & Power Platform, demonstrated use cases of how Systems Limited has leveraged Power Platform, MS Dynamics Customer Engagement, Microsoft .Net platform, and BI platforms to solve complex enterprise problems. He shed light upon how Microsoft’s suite is heavily invested in omnichannel experiences and claimed how no-code platforms of today are empowering citizen developers to design their applications.
Later, VP of Enterprise Services at Systems Limited, Ali Jawad Khalid, enlightened attendees with an understanding of Microsoft Dynamics 365 Finance, Supply Chain Management, and Asset Management. He also gave a brief overview of Systems Limited’s ISV solutions, explaining how they fast-track business growth.
Talking about future-proofing applications for the cloud-native era and server-less trend, Talha Ghauri, MCC Application Development at Microsoft Pakistan, said, “Enterprises have started running mission-critical, containerized cloud-native applications. We are no more talking about IaaS. We have moved from virtualization and embraced PaaS.” He further posed enterprises must architect their applications to be server-less.
Shahid Aziz, AVP Cloud Services at Systems Limited, continued the discussion around digital transformation by highlighting the importance of a well-integrated cloud environment as it enables better enterprise security, low service maintenance, and automated financial governance.
Systems Limited’s current and potential clients from the audience asked deep and technical questions from the speakers. Lastly, Rao Hamid, General Manager at Systems Arabia, extended his gratitude towards speakers, the audience, and Microsoft. “As a Microsoft’s Gold Partner, we have achieved immense growth that has transcended all geographies that we have worked in. The long-standing relationship with partners and principals like Microsoft has been a key contributor in the continued success of the Systems Group of Companies,” he expressed.
The largest digital transformation event concluded with an insightful networking session. Events like these are indicative of Systems Limited’s commitment to help enterprises adopt and reinvest in innovative technology more frequently.
About Systems Limited
Systems Limited is Pakistan’s global technology powerhouse that holds the distinction of being the country’s first-ever software services company. Since 1977, Systems Limited has stayed at the leading edge of innovation to deliver the promise of digital technology to a wide array of industry verticals both locally and internationally. The company’s key strategic partnerships with the world’s leading technology providers allow it to deliver unmatched technological capabilities that enable enterprises to drive and sustain long-term growth. With a long list of awards and achievements, including two back-to-back Forbes Asia Best Under A Billion accolades, Systems Limited has established itself as a true leader in technological innovation and Pakistan’s most decorated IT organization.
The company has maintained a continuous trajectory of growth this year with many awards & accolades that speak volumes about its accomplishments. The company won the first-ever LCCI President’s IT Award, earned a place among the global top 1% of Microsoft Technology Partners in their 2020/2021 Business Applications Inner Circle, and became Pakistan’s first IT company to reach Rs. 100 billion in market capitalization.