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IT One holds its 9th “IT One Experience” business case competition, hosting 40 students Winning student teams with the best case presentations win cash prizes totaling 175,000 baht

           IT One held its ninth annual "IT One Experience", a one-day digital transformation business case study competition where we bring together creme-of-the crop Senior year students across Thailand for the once-in-a-lifetime experience. Participants get an opportunity to discover and explore digital consulting in a fast-changing world for one day, as well as network and meet like-minded students from leading universities. A glimpse on how IT One helps clients with their digital transformation journey, utilizing a structured consulting model, world-class methodologies and cutting-edge technologies.
          The program also inspires first-jobbers with aspirations to begin their career journey in consulting at IT One or elsewhere. 40 participating students in the fields of business and technology came from Thailand's leading universities including Kasetsart University, King Mongkut's University of Technology Thonburi, King Mongkut's Institute of Technology Ladkrabang, Chulalongkorn University, Thammasat University, Mahidol University.
          This year's IT One Experience turned up the excitement a notch with the introduction of "5 Essential Skills for Digital Consultants," the core skills needed to create value for clients and to help employees scale their capabilities in every industry. These skills are also the core principles at IT One.
          The 5 essential skills are: Design Thinking – A human-centred and creative approach to framing opportunities & solving problems.Agile Ways of Working – An iterative, adaptive and flexible approach to planning and making.Data Fluency – Using a sophisticated data-driven approach to uncover insights and hidden value.Value Creation – Focusing on outcome-based approach to seek and pursue value for clients, allowing clients room to venture on commercial aspects of their business. Storytelling – Presenting complex ideas in a simple and memorable approach tailored to the target audiences. Throughout the course of the competition, participants got to learn these five skills and adopt them in their group workshop, providing a practical and hands-on experience that allows them to think outside the box, and to incorporate innovation into what they do, something of vital importance as they enter an ever-changing and fast-paced workplace.
          "This year, we elevated the co-creation experience for participants by providing them with the latest frameworks on design thinking and digital transformation to unlock client value, and how, and how to apply this to the business case. The reasoning behind this new approach was to make it exciting and stimulating in order to let participants get their creativity flowing. In addition, each group is guided by coaches from IT One, a selected group of people who are experts and well-trained in their field with experience in digital solutions delivery," said IT One CEO, Mr. Trevor Osborn.
          "The business cases we used on this day are designed based on real business challenges in the industries that IT One has extensive knowledge and experience in helping our clients in those industries. This program is very important in giving the students a chance to understand, engage in, and push their limits by applying what they learn to real life cases achieving positive outcomes. The five essential skills that we introduced today can be applied to any career path, be integrated with strengths of each person, helping them flourish in their career of choice. This is also a chance for participants to work in team across diverse background, from different universities, enhancing their cross-culture competency that would come in handy in this borderless and inter-connected business world."