Sonata Software: Successful Talent Transformation crucial to its Platformation strategy

Sonata continues to invest in fine-tuning its Platformation delivery concepts as newer and more current technologies and frameworks come into being.

Jul 23, 2021 03:07 IST India Infoline News Service

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Sonata Software has noted that Talent Transformation is a key component to the success of its unique ‘Platformation’ strategy. It has been four years since Sonata announced its proprietary approach to digital transformation & christened it ‘Platformation’ and it has now become a huge success globally with customers looking to go Digital.

Sonata continues to invest in fine-tuning its Platformation delivery concepts as newer and more current technologies and frameworks come into being. The Talent Transformation Program was born as Sonata saw a need to transform its talent. Given that Platformation would reflect in everything that Sonata would do, it needed to conceptualise and execute on a unique talent transformation program at scale.

Srikar Reddy, MD & CEO, Sonata Software says “ To realise our vision of making our clients a truly world-class digital organization using Platformation we needed to redefine and rearchitect every role in the organization from a Platformation lens.”

As per the regulatory filing, new roles were envisaged. Digital Client Partners to articulate what Platformation was all about, how and why it helps a business meet ever-evolving changes from a demanding marketplace using technology and work with clients to prepare a Digital vision. Digital Strategists, knowledge powerhouses are updated on the latest Digital technologies and roadmaps across Industry segments and break down how a digital vision is best served through a Platform approach.

Digital architects and digital designers would then be able to break up the requirements into a microservices architecture while evaluating the need for supplementary solutions & technologies to help realize the client vision most efficiently. Digital delivery managers to ensure every client experienced Platformation in their deliverable, digital competency managers to redefine every service offering into a Platformation service from concept to execution. Finally, Unified full-stack engineers could then execute on the solution, continuous up-gradation of technologies, tools and practices to align to advanced digital technology delivery concepts.

The company engaged McKinsey to define the engagement frameworks, fine-tune its 7 - step consulting methodologies, and Platformation framework to be applied based on the maturity of each client’s digital journey.

Talent transformation is a continuing journey as the world seeks to digitize faster and clients seek to get a more competitive advantage from implementing newer and more unique technology and business models, Sonata highlighted.

At around 3.08 PM, Sonata was trading at Rs782.90 per piece down by 0.7% on Sensex. 

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