Kazakhstan: Digital transformation

In Astana, international experts discussed the prospects of digital transformation. According to experts, digital transformation of the economy will allow Kazakh enterprises to quickly adopt the Industry 4.0. The transformation will also give an opportunity to increase competitiveness of products and expand sales markets. To date, digital transformation involves big data, cloud technologies and artificial intelligence. In real production conditions, all these new technologies will contribute not only to effectively manage work processes, but also to reduce costs and risks. For example, the oil and gas industry in Kazakhstan needs digital transformation, the experts said.

PAUL LIMPITLAW, DIRECTOR – INDUSTRY SALES DEVELOPMENT, SIEMENS AG:

 - We’ve seen a lot of great opportunities. I think this is a big strive to automate wealth. For example, how this can be done more efficiently, effectively and perhaps, remotely. That includes process automation, process instrumentation, making measurements, deciding what are the best changes in operations required to improve this particular wealth.