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Harish Lade, General Manager - Systems, Asian Paints talks to CIO&Leader, keeping the Vision 2020 in perspective. Excerpts from the interview: Scenarios that are likely to impact your industry by...
May 22, 2017
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For years, pharma companies have exulted on the profits made by their blockbuster drugs; however, little has been done to upgrade the ancient techniques to modernize their manufacturing processes....
May 22, 2017
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LinkedIn has just published the LinkedIn Top Companies list. These are the companies where India wants to work now, based on job applications (both views and applies on postings); engagement, with...
May 18, 2017
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One of the interesting applications of IoT is in the IT/ITes industry. Being an IT services company, Happiest Minds is deploying IoT not just as a solution for its external customers, but it is also...
May 18, 2017
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Ever since Friday May 12, the WannaCry ransomware attack has kept spreading. As per European authorities, the ransomware has hit over 10,000 organizations and 200,000 individuals in over 150...
May 17, 2017
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Sachin Jain, CIO (Global IT Operations) & CISO, EvalueServe talks to CIO&Leader, keeping the Vision 2020 in perspective. Excerpts from the interview: Scenarios that will impact your industry...
May 17, 2017
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Notwithstanding the havoc that it has wreaked throughout the world, the WannaCry ransomware has fetched, for the attackers, less than USD 65,000—that is approximately INR 40 lakhs. According to a...
May 16, 2017
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The WannaCry ransomware attack that hit computers across the world in the weekend, in what is being termed as one of the biggest global cyberattacks, has prompted the Indian government to issue...
May 15, 2017
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VMware, Inc. introduces VMware Pulse IoT Center, a secure, enterprise grade Internet of Things (IoT) infrastructure management solution, which will help IT and OT teams to have total control of their...
May 15, 2017
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The first ever Tour de France took place in 1903 and the first ever digital Tour de France took place in 2016.   Dimension Data, an IT services player served as the official tech partner of Amaury...
May 12, 2017
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In the last 9 months, the largest cloud provider has observed a 60% growth in the number of businesses running on AWS. Its active customer base has grown from 75,000 to a whopping 120,000 in the...
May 12, 2017
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Tamal Chakraborty, Director– IT & Test, Ericsson Global Services talks to CIO&Leader, keeping the Vision 2020 in perspective. Excerpts from the interview:  Challenges that will be faced by...
May 12, 2017
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Mobile wallet transaction volumes grew nearly three times year-on-year in 2016-17 to become one of the mainstream payment mechanisms in India. The growth accelerated to 170% in FY 17 from 137% in the...
May 12, 2017
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If prime minister Narendra Modi is a gifted slogan coiner, it was fully evident during the speech he delivered while activating the Integrated Case Management Information System, available on the...
May 10, 2017
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CIOs have a key role to play in preparing businesses for the impact that AI will have on business strategy and human employment, according to Gartner, Inc. Forecasts by Gartner suggests that by 2022...
May 09, 2017
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Kaushal K Chaudhary, Executive Director & Group Head – IT & IS, Lanco Infratech talks to CIO&Leader, keeping the Vision 2020 in perspective. Excerpts from the interview:  Challenges that...
May 09, 2017
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Anchor Electricals, a subsidiary of Panasonic Group, has signed in Dimension Data for the latter’s  Managed Services Automation Platform (MSAP).    Through this partnership, Anchor Electricals will...
May 08, 2017
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Twenty four Indian companies will participate at this year’s CommunicAsia to be held in Marina Bay Sands in Singapore from 23-25 May 2017, UBM SES, the organizer of the event announced. With about...
May 07, 2017
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While following an ongoing tweetchat on #Blockchain, I came across a tweet by The Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan, who took up office on 9 May 2016. It was a vacancy for the most sought after role in...
May 04, 2017
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A recent Wall Street Journal report reveals Jeff Smith, CIO at IBM, leaving the company to explore other opportunities beyond IBM. Fletcher Previn, Vice President - IT at IBM has been named as the...
May 04, 2017
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Despite significantly higher growth by challengers, Amazon Web Services (AWS) still leads the market with a one-third market share in the cloud infrastructure services market, according to new Q1 (...
May 03, 2017
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Vipul Anand, Group CIO, Jindal Steel & Power Ltd. talks to CIO&Leader, keeping the Vision 2020 in perspective. Excerpts from the interview: What should be a CIO’s agenda in 2020? The focus in...
May 03, 2017
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The new EU General Data Protection Regulation (EU GDPR), which takes effect on 25 May 2018,requires that any businesses dealing with the European Union (EU) will need to comply with the new laws. The...
May 02, 2017
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A Brocade Digital Transformation Index 2017 Study reveales that organizations globally want to move away from expecting their IT departments to serve only its traditional purpose and take up a more...
Apr 27, 2017
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Data mining/Big Data, Internet of Things (called Cyber-physical system), cyber security and cloud technology are among the 15 disruptive technologies identified by NITI Aayog to focus on, according...
Apr 27, 2017
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Rajesh Uppal, Executive Officer (IT) and CIO, Maruti Suzuki India Ltd. talks to CIO&Leader, keeping the Vision 2020 in perspective. Excerpts from the interview: Scenarios that are likely to...
Apr 27, 2017
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Dr. Prashant Pradhan, Chief Developer Advocate, IBM India/South Asia, started his career as a scientist in IBM. Since 2001, Dr. Pradhan has dabbled in several key transformation projects at IBM,...
Apr 25, 2017
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Cisco is one of the top three players in cloud infra solution. Beyond the separate components—UCS servers, networking and security—how do you approach cloud? Over a period of time, as people started...
Apr 25, 2017
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Even as financial institutions across the globe learn to partner with Fintech, the partnership is likely to see the steepest growth in India this year. The partnership between financial institutions...
Apr 24, 2017
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CEOs have managed to maintain their focus on profits and growth in 2017 even in a highly tumultuous global political scenario. The study reveals for 58% CEOs, growth is the top business priority, up...
Apr 24, 2017
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Distributed Ledgering Technology (DLT) refers to any system providing an asset database or a ledger that enables a seamless and distributed participation of cross-organization entities. The system...
Apr 20, 2017
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Pankaj Kankar, CTO, Lenskart talks to CIO&Leader, keeping the Vision 2020 in perspective. Excerpts from the interview: Challenges that CTOs will face in 2020. One of the key challenges is how we...
Apr 20, 2017
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Last year, we did a story on how start-up innovation is fuelling the adoption of artificial intelligence (AI) in Indian enterprises. And we found that a number of IT leaders were in fact, piloting AI...
Apr 19, 2017
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With the year 2020's vision in place, Pratap Pat Joshi, Head - IT, Mercedes-Benz India Pvt. Ltd. emphasizes that CIOs need to look into customer-orientation, customer-focus and customer satisfaction...
Apr 19, 2017
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2020 is being touted as the year when the impact of future technologies, such as artificial intelligence, robotics, 3D printing, will be visible in enterprises around the world. And the year isn't...
Apr 19, 2017
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Yet another research firm—this time respected niche cloud researcher, Synergy Research Group—has come out with data that shows hyperscale cloud service providers are consolidating their hold over the...
Apr 13, 2017
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The Cisco India Summit 2017 was meant to brief media and analysts on Cisco’s positioning around digital transformation. Winning in the Digital Era—was the official theme of the conference which...
Apr 13, 2017
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An estimated two billion people have no access to banks and hence rely on cash and inefficient transfer systems to participate in their economies. These people effectively operate outside the...
Apr 10, 2017
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The year 2020 will see a massive shift to hybrid infrastructure services, said research firm Gartner in a recent report containing a series of predictions about IT infrastructure services.   ...
Apr 07, 2017
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The security landscape is changing so fast, that every day seems like you are preparing for combat.   While the CEOs of the world are busy bringing about digital transformation and changing the...
Apr 07, 2017
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Nothing ever said is enough about digital. Organizations across the world are building their digital capabilities and adapting to change as quickly as possible. Sumit Bhattacharya, Executive...
Apr 06, 2017
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If you are a CIO and are above 40, there is every probability that you have listened to/read/been part of discourses on why and how a CIO should be an effective salesperson. After all, the most...
Apr 05, 2017
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The fear that robots take away jobs is actually true. An increase in every single robot per thousand workers resulted in job loss of six workers and brought down the wages by a little less than 1%,...
Mar 31, 2017
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Two promising technologies, artificial intelligence and blockchain, have our undivided attention. However, while blockchain is an entirely new content; artificial intelligence has been around for a...
Mar 29, 2017
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92% of Indian business leaders believe that every organization needs to be a ‘digital organization’ to enable growth for their business, according to a Microsoft Asia Digital Transformation Study....
Mar 28, 2017
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How do you see 3D printing adoption in India? When I visit the companies in India, I don’t see any difference in engineering processes, tech sophistication and the manufacturing expertise compared to...
Mar 28, 2017
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The 2017 version of The World’s Most Ethical Companies, the annual list brought out by ethics advisory firm, Ethisphere Institute, is out. Ten IT companies find place in the list of 124 ethical...
Mar 27, 2017
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A lot is written about the digital transformation efforts in Indian organizations. Some surveys have gone too far to claim that 84% of Indian businesses are seeing moderate to significant...
Mar 23, 2017
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With the idea of blockchain as a disruptive technology gaining ground, each country is looking to chart its own path—based on both global learning and domestic ground reality. India is no exception....
Mar 23, 2017
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It is immensely unfair today to introduce blockchain as the technology behind bitcoin. While it is a fact—and everybody knows it—that it is indeed is the technology that powered the most successful...
Mar 21, 2017
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