25 Jan 2020 17:00 IST

ISB signs deal with SBI on collaborating to build capacity

Will partner on various research, case study, publication and digital initiatives

Indian School of Business (ISB) has signed an MoU with State Bank of India (SBI) for partnering on various research, publication and capability building initiatives.

The objective of this MoU is to create synergies between the two parties by combining academic research with practical experience towards developing distinctive content on large-scale digital transformations. The areas covered under the partnership include a series of case studies and a book documenting SBI’s digital transformation journey, in addition to various other research opportunities.

“SBI is glad to partner with ISB for this progressive initiative. We are confident that given their the expertise, both the institutions will complement each other in building unique capabilities which will support the larger purpose of digital transformation in the times to come,” J Swaminathan, Deputy Managing Director, Strategy, and Chief Digital Officer, SBI, said in a release.

Rajendra Srivastava, Dean, ISB, said: The partnership between ISB and SBI is a perfect confluence of academia and industry to develop thought leadership by focusing on industry-oriented research.”