A good two weeks after the Srikrishna Committee released its whitepaper outlining various issues to consider in a possible data privacy legislation in India, I tried to informally seek the opinion of...
Jun 08, 2018
As many IT workers develop greater technology skills and apply them to advance their careers, many digital workers in non-IT departments believe their CIO is out of touch with their technology needs...
Jun 06, 2018
Harmeen Mehta, Global CIO & CDO, Bharti Airtel has been awarded the prestigious 2018 CIO Leadership Award, conducted by MIT Sloan CIO Symposium. At the 15th Annual MIT Sloan CIO Symposium,...
May 28, 2018
The MIT Sloan CIO Symposium recently announced the four finalists for the 11th Annual MIT Sloan CIO Leadership Award. Harmeen Mehta, Global Chief Information Officer and Head of Digital of...
May 07, 2018
Only 1% of CIOs revealed blockchain deployment is taking place in their organizations, with only 8% of CIOs in short-term planning or active experimentation, according to Gartner’s 2018 CIO Survey. ...
May 03, 2018
In the last few years, CIOs have been chanting the ‘digital transformation’ catchphrase as if it is a common cure for all enterprise IT worries. However, a lot of organizations have embarked on...
Apr 12, 2018
In the last four days, we have presented various importance points of debate in digital transformation as it is panning out in India, especially in the core sectors of Indian business. We have...
Apr 12, 2018
Sridhar Pinnapureddy, Founder & CEO, CtrlS shares his views on the changing role of the CIO, customers benefiting from CtrlS and the roadmap ahead for the company.
Apr 06, 2018
Sanjay Motwani, Regional Director, Raritan Asia-Pacific shares his views on intelligent datacenters, parameters CIOs consider in choosing the right datacenter solution partner and how his company is...
Mar 30, 2018
IT transformation has become a priority for enterprises globally. In order to successfully drive this transformation, CIO-CFO collaboration is important as these are the major players who provide the...
Mar 28, 2018
More than half of the CIOs in world’s largest companies plan to leave by 2020 and the businesses are not ready with a succession plan, The Wall Street Journal writes quoting a recent research by top...
Mar 08, 2018
Research firm Gartner advises security and risk management leaders to take a balanced approach to tackling a new class of vulnerabilities. Security researchers have revealed three major variants of...
Feb 15, 2018
Meaningful Artificial Intelligence (AI) deployments are just beginning to take place, according to Gartner. Gartner’s 2018 CIO Agenda Survey shows that 4% of CIOs have implemented AI , while a...
Feb 13, 2018
Cloud solutions, cybersecurity and analytics are the top technologies targeted for new and additional spending by public sector CIOs in 2018, while datacenter infrastructure is the most commonly...
Jan 23, 2018
Arindam Singha Roy has joined as the CIO of East India Udyog, a major transformer, conductor and EPC company. Before this, he was the Head of IT at SPML Infra where he was responsible for setting up...
Dec 26, 2017
The historic SC judgment on privacy has accelerated creation of personal data protection legislation. The new regime will bring in a set of new obligations for the businesses. Its time to examine the...
Oct 09, 2017
Rajesh Uppal, CIO & Executive officer(IT) , Maruti Suzuki India discusses how CIOs need to lead the technology and customer experience strategy of their enterprise to tackle the ever changing...
Sep 15, 2017
CIOs are still being seen as the prime drivers of digital transformation by the CEOs, reveled a new survey among 400 global CEOs. As many as 47% of the responding CEOs said it is their CIOs who are...
Sep 12, 2017
Some very incisive presentations, technology insights, leadership talks, inspiring speeches and policy briefings, interactive sessions, engaging workshops, collaborative knowledge sharing—along with...
Aug 25, 2017
How has digital transformation impacted businesses in India? Digital transformation is a buzzword today irrespective of whether you are a consumer or a business. Whether you are a tech player or an...
Jul 31, 2017
Rajendra Deshpande, CIO, Intelenet Global Services talks to CIO&Leader, keeping the Vision 2020 in perspective. Excerpts from the interview: How do you think the year 2020 will be a...
Jul 24, 2017
Market hype and growing interest in artificial intelligence (AI) are forcing established software vendors to introduce AI into their product strategy, creating considerable confusion in the process,...
Jul 18, 2017
In public forums, any question regarding cloud security is summarily dismissed by vendors—and some enterprise IT managers—as being too 2012-ish. While vendors do maintain that stance during private...
Jul 11, 2017
Priya Dar, Head of IT Applications at Godfrey Phillips has been appointed to serve as CIO at the company. Dar, who is a 2016 NEXT100 Winner and was among the 7 women IT leaders felicitated at the...
Jul 04, 2017
Atanu Roy, Senior Vice President & CIO, Head – Global Information Technology, Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd., talks to CIO&Leader, keeping the Vision 2020 in perspective. Excerpts from...
Jun 20, 2017
Suresh Kumar, Partner & CIO, Grant Thornton, talks to CIO&Leader, keeping the Vision 2020 in perspective. Excerpts from the interview: Scenarios faced by your industry by the year 2020? Our...
Jun 14, 2017
Chander Khanduja, CIO, Luminous India, talks to CIO&Leader, keeping the Vision 2020 in perspective. Excerpts from the interview: Scenarios that are likely to impact your industry by year 2020?...
Jun 12, 2017
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
VMware study identifies key CIO priorities in India for the next three years. Conducted by Kantar IMRB, the study suggests how IT/ Data security is a key challenge organizations face in the mobile...
Mar 01, 2017
The next wave of change is sweeping across retail as the industry looks to leverage digital technologies to reach the modern shopper. The Internet of Things (IoT), big data, robotics and augmented...
Feb 24, 2017
How do you see Indian enterprises gearing up for digital economy - in terms of data protection? Post demonetization, the entire nation saw a paradigm shift in business transactions. People went...
Feb 21, 2017
What are the most important elements when you oversee Global IT? It is extremely important to understand the culture which is impacting the people, process and technology. It varies from market-to-...
Feb 15, 2017
Feb 03, 2017
According to Robert Half Technology IT Hiring Forecast, 16% of US Chief Information Officers (CIOs) recently surveyed plan to expand their technology teams in the first half of 2017. Additionally,...
Feb 03, 2017
VMware announced the findings from a joint study with Frost & Sullivan. As the demand for real-time access to information increases, a mobile environment is fast becoming a business imperative...
Jan 24, 2017
Organizations spend an average of 5.6% of the overall IT budget on IT security and risk management, according to the most recent IT Key Metrics Data from Gartner, Inc. However, IT security spending...
Dec 09, 2016
What is spurring interest in DevOps in India? Do you see any difference between rest of the world and India? Abhilash: There are multiple areas in which DevOps in India has kicked off in the last 18...
Dec 08, 2016
Just before the festive season, Indian consumers were hit with the news of a widespread breach with their debit cards, involving possibly 19 banks, though none is sure what the actual number could...
Dec 05, 2016