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SPICON 2016 Two Days schedule
Welcome to Spicon 2016

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SPIN Chennai (Software Process Improvement Network) is a forum of Software Professionals for open exchange of Software Process improvement experiences and ideas. SPIN is an initiative of Carnegie Mellon University, USA. The organization serves as a source of educational, scientific and practical information for its members, other SPIN organizations and the general software community. SPIN Chennai was formed as early as 1994 and was one of the earliest SPIN chapters in India. The SPIN group aims to be a leadership forum for open exchange of Software Process Improvement experiences and ideas, covering all aspects of how an organization improves the way it develops and maintains software and delivers software intensive services. SPIN Chennai organizes a variety of meetings, all aimed at mutual self-help for practitioners. Visit www.spinchennai.org for more updates!


“SPICON 2016” to be held on 18th & 19th Nov 2016 at Chennai will provide an opportunity to review the impact & opportunities due to various industry/market trends with particular focus on the megatrend “Digital” to various industries like Banking & financial services, Insurance, Manufacturing, Telecom, Automotive, Consumer etc from the end-user / customer perspective. The conference discussions will also attempt to throw light on how organizations and individuals should prepare with new architecture, governance, structure, culture etc with requisite talent enablement, processes, tools, frameworks and practices that will enable organizations & individuals to be ambidextrous..that is ..more agile and more smart in adapting/innovating continuously to the new trends as well as execute with stability and improve with optimization. Preparing for "Bimodal IT" with agility and stability, the challenges involved in implementation, Pros and Cons of Digital trend etc will also form part of the deliberations of the conference.

This conference proceedings will be highly relevant to Delivery, Quality/process, Engineering and Infrastructure leaders & managers from the IT and BPM industry, Architects, Product managers and senior engineers from Product/Platform companies, Quality and Process consultants, Project managers/Developers/Testers from Analytics/cloud/IOT/3D printing/AR/VR/Cognitive computing companies, CIO's/CDO's/CTO’s/Business/IT Heads and decision makers & influencers from core industries & MNC's, Senior leaders from Innovation & Digital fraternity,Consulting companies, Manufacturing and Automotive industry professionals, Designers & User experience providers, Smart city service providers, Bankers, Chartered Accountants, Cyber / Information Security & Privacy Professionals, University professors & Heads of institutions, Start-up Entrepreneurs / Companies, Digital related education service providers, Govt personnel, Media and Students.


SPICON is a bi-annual conference conceptualized and anchored by SPIN and held jointly with various partners including ISACA, PMI, IEEE, CSI, eWIT etc. to promote adoption of not only “best practices” but also lead in creating the “next practices” for all industries including the IT and BPM industry.

Already IT and BPM industry is facing lot of challenges in terms of slackening demand from key markets, huge reduction in size of projects, stiff work permit regulations from key regions, escalating costs with onsite resources, competition from countries like Philippines and China etc. With digital also adding fuel to the fire, there is an urgent need for IT innovation in systems, processes, outsourcing, infrastructure risk management, customer support and security. The rapidly changing nature of global business, external operating environments, manufacturing, wholesale, retailing, logistics, supply chain management, velocity of change in consumer and competitor behaviour, shifts in patterns of work, virtual teams, virtual working, collaboration tools and partnership are the key mechanisms that will accelerate innovation, change and business growth.

SPICONs, the SPIN conference, in the past, have initiated lot of interest and discussions between the various stakeholders and over the years, these conferences have helped in improving the awareness, evangelization, co-creation, benchmarking and implementation of next generation processes and systems
Conference Tracks

What We Do

Trends & Market Dynamics Track

Industry, Domain, Market Trends & Disruptions Theme
Technology and Process Trends Theme
Customer Expectations and Shifts Theme

Delivering Operational Excellence as well as Innovation (Bimodal IT)

Business Value, Architecture and Governance Theme
Talent, Tools, Techniques and Frameworks Theme
Case studies from Practitioners

Digital 360 track

India CEO Outlook 2016 Survey by KPMG
“Big fight” - Digital Impacts for Individuals, Homes, Govt and Industries Theme

Spicon-2016 Two Days schedule

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Why attend SPICON2016?

Good question.

We know your time is valuable, and the short story is that we’ve designed the agenda and speaker line-up to provide you a 360 degree view of how Digital has started impacting most of the industries and our life and how the various industry players are preparing themselves and their organizations to leverage digital to improve customer experience, automate & optimize more, innovate with new products, platforms and offerings, how to optimize business and operational processes, as an individual what kind of talent enablement one should prepare for, etc

The team at SPICON2016 has spent more than 2 decades in the IT Industry covering the evolution of the entire industry landscape from onsite staff augmentation to achieving CMMI Level5 to Agile and hyper automation and Digital transformation of today. The SPIN community is the leading community of practitioners in this ecosystem, and SPICON2016 International Conference is our primary gathering for the exchange of best practices, lessons learned, bold ideas, new research and premium networking. Interact with your peers and industry thought-leaders in a space built for you to learn while having a great time.

Top 5 Reasons to Attend
1.Get access, listen and handshake with several senior leaders, digital experts, thought leaders, CIO’s etc (30+ numbers), catch-up on the latest industry / market / technology / process trends and become a Digital enthusiast and champion
Get to meet & greet the industry veterans who are shaping the new strategies, who are in the leading edge of what is happening, who are crystal gazers into the future on important new trends, listen to the challenges, understand the research outputs & future talent needs, including leading expertise on digital, innovation, technology, delivery, quality etc.

2.Take home a IPad Mini, if you are lucky by simply participating in all the sessions of the 2day conference* (Raffle Sponsor is "KriyaTec IT Systems Pvt Ltd" )
3.Learn from real-world case studies at leading organizations
Discover how leading organizations are succeeding — and sometimes facing challenges — to deliver on the ambidexterity (delivering on efficiency and innovation with the capability built on the same set of people)
4.Mingle with the SPIN, ISACA, CSI, IEEE, CIOKlub, FICCI, CSPF, Nasscom, HCC, MCCI, IOD member network. Help us shape the network to reach greater heights in terms of relevancy, discussions and outcomes. Take home 16 CPE hours and 16 PDU’s for claiming your credits
5.Eat, network and Enjoy
Interact with peers from leading organizations like TCS, Cognizant, Infosys, IBM, Mphasis, Wipro, CSC, Accenture, Barry Weimiller, Doosan, Tech Mahindra, Paypal, Amazon, Inautix, RR Donnelley, Medall, Amazon, and niche players like Plintron, Quadrant 4, Kriyatec, Bahwan Cybertech, educational institutions like IIT Madras, Anna University, St.Josephs, Sona school of management etc (Many more organizations in the offing as registration continues till Nov 18th).

Spicon-2016 Speakers

Our Smart People

Participating organizations

Participating organizations

Intellect Design
Barry Wehmiller
Quadrant 4 Systems Corporation
KriyaTec IT Systems
Silver Stripe Software
Absolute Performance
Indium Software
ShriJothi New Media Consulting Services

Atos Origin
HP Enterprise
ProXL Consulting
A V Deven & Co
Ramco Systems


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Our Sponsors

Sponsorship Options

INR. 10 lakhs

Title sponsor i.e. Your company’s SPICON 2016
12 Delegate passes
3 standees – inside and outside of conference hall
Key note speaker
One special speaker session
Company’s name promoted in all communication

INR. 7 lakhs

Company’s name promoted in all communication
9 Delegate passes
2 standees – inside and outside of conference hall
One special speaker session

INR. 5 lakhs

Company’s name promoted in all communication
7 Delegate passes
1 standees – inside of conference hall

INR. 3 lakhs

Company’s name promoted in all communication
5 Delegate passes
1 standee – in networking hall

INR. 2 lakhs

Kit sponsor

Company’s name prominently displayed in the kit!

INR. 1 lakh

Dinner sponsor

Dinner will be hosted for all the speakers and special guests from the industry!

INR. 40,000

Raffle sponsor (At the end of the event)

Registration fee

Category Upto Nov 04,2016 Nov 5th onwards
General Public 3500 4000
SPIN Members & other partner org. (PMI,ISACA,IEEE,CSI,IOD,CIOKLUB,CSPF,HCC.MCCI and FICCI.) 2500 3000
Students 1250 1500
Volume discounts for Corporates 12500 ( 4 members) 15,000 (4 members)

Stall/ Demo Space


Exhibition space will be of below mentioned size. It is meant to showcase your products, service offerings, new launches etc. Each stall taker will get 1 complimentary pass to attend the Conference. Some of the key benefits include

Stall owners will be featured in the marketing communications
Direct engagement and networking with delegates
Branding on conference backdrop
Inclusion of promotional material in the welcome kit
Product and service demo
Launch raffles /contests and announce winners

Size 2 meter x 2 meter Upto Nov 15,2016 Rs.30,000
Our Stall Sponsors

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Contact person

Rajaram Venkataraman

Conference Chair - SPICON 2016
Secretary - SPIN Chennai
(e) - rajaramv@navyainsights.com
(e) - spicon2016chair@spinchennai.org
(m) - 9840.723.036

Contact person

Ramesh Krish
President - SPIN Chennai
(e) - president@spinchennai.org
(e) - ramesh.k@indiumsoft.com
(m) - 9840.068.968


Conference Chair - SPICON 2016

Rajaram Venkataraman

(e-mail) - rajaramv@navyainsights.com
(e-mail) - spicon2016chair@spinchennai.org
(mobile) - 9840.723.036