On 1 May 2018, the Department of Telecommunications (DoT) released the draft National Digital Communication Policy 2018 for public consultation. The latest national communication policy is the fifth...
Jun 08, 2018
According to news reports, Facebook executive David Marcus, who has been responsible for managing the company's standalone messaging app, Messenger, will head a new team dedicated to exploring the...
May 09, 2018
Digital transformation, cloud and new workstyles are forcing businesses to rethink how and where technology is deployed and secured. Citrix is unveiling new solutions that enable organizations to...
May 09, 2018
Shalimar Paints has more than a century-old legacy and rich heritage. It was established in 1902, and is country’s first paint company in the field of paints and coatings. Being the oldest paint...
May 03, 2018
For years, IT leaders have treated Return on Investment (ROI) as testament of a successful IT initiative. For most CIOs, realizing a hard ROI wasn’t always easy and it wasn’t necessary that every...
May 02, 2018
SAP SE announced successful implementation of SAP S/4HANA Business suite at Larsen & Toubro Infotech (LTI). The implementation was completed in five months. LTI is undertaking several...
Apr 23, 2018
If you keep digital budget as part of IT budget, there is a high possibility that it might be reused in some form that is not really digital spend. The bigger reason, however, is that every executive...
Apr 04, 2018
Edtech company Simplilearn has announced the launch of the Simplilearn Digital Transformation Academy in a bid to help enterprises gain the skills and strategies necessary to become digital-ready....
Feb 21, 2018
The new digital regime requires an outside-in approach. It requires a new outlook and continuous updating of technology knowledge and ability to think of new opportunities using emerging technologies...
Feb 21, 2018
Today we are in the age of digital disruption and the constant evolution in technology is making everyone work on the go. It is all the more imperative for companies of all sizes including emerging...
Feb 07, 2018
According to a new report titled, “Conversational Commerce: Why Consumers Are Embracing Voice Assistants in Their Lives,” consumers are using voice assistants and the opportunities this creates for...
Jan 11, 2018
Rajesh Uppal, Executive Officer IT, and CIO, Maruti Suzuki India Ltd discusses the impact of the rapid evolution of technology on his industry and the role of a CIO and CDO
Dec 06, 2017
Rupinder Goel, Global CIO at Tata Communications, discusses how the onslaught of digital is changing organizations
Dec 06, 2017
CIOs today are testing how to make self-service tools most effective for their customers. Chatbots provide that opportunity - thereby delivering personalized, contextual asynchronous customer...
Sep 26, 2017
eMudhra, a secure digital identity and transaction management company, announced the launch of Aadhaar eSign-based ‘National Automated Clearing House’ (NACH) gateway, for large and small...
Sep 12, 2017
Digital workplace programs often lose their way, or fail, due to a fragmented approach that prioritizes a few technology “fixes” over business strategy, according to Gartner. To combat this, digital...
Aug 22, 2017
In a recent report published by IDC titled 'Driving DX Transformation in the Retail Ecosystem', increasing demand for cross-border ecommerce, high internet penetration, and smartphone adoption in...
Aug 16, 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
Kanchan Ray, VP – IT, Nagarro Software Pvt. Ltd. talks to CIO&Leader, keeping the Vision 2020 in perspective. Excerpts from the interview: Scenarios that are likely to impact your industry/...
Jul 06, 2017
Domain Name System (DNS) services are frequently becoming an organization's Achilles' heel. DNS (UDP) is the 2nd most attacked protocol in the network today after http. As a result, cyber security or...
Jul 03, 2017
In the last five years since I have tracked PwC's Digital IQ Survey, the term 'digital' has gone from becoming cool to almost abominable. Almost every conversation today is around digital...
Jun 15, 2017
Pratap Gharge, Executive President & CIO at Bajaj Electricals Ltd., talks to CIO&Leader, keeping the Vision 2020 in perspective. Excerpts from the interview: Things which are likely to...
Jun 07, 2017
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
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
PwC's 2017 Global Digital IQ survey shows enterprises struggling to return value, overlooking fundamental integration of technology with the human experience. The survey, now in its 10th year...
Mar 01, 2017
The 3DEXPERIENCE company, Dassault Systèmes, at Solidworks World in Los Angeles recently announced the extension plans of its 3DEXPERIENCE Lab - an open innovation laboratory and startup accelerator...
Feb 16, 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
Taking a cue from his boss, Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley, decided to liberally give a facelift to his budget presentation for 2017-18 on 1st Feb 2017. The speech, laden...
Feb 01, 2017
78% of businesses believe digital start-ups will pose a threat to their organization, either now or in the future, according to Dell Technologies research. Almost half (45%) of global businesses...
Oct 20, 2016
Not long back, Indians were skeptic of making online transactions or of doing card payments. Now, it is predicted (by BCG and Google research) that digital transactions will surpass the cash...
Oct 13, 2016
Digitalization has changed the way organisations look at cyber security. More than 59% of CIOs and CSO have agreed that digitization of business ecosystem has impacted security spending, in the PwC’s...
Oct 10, 2016
What have been the most important changes in a CISO’s role in the last five years? Over the years, CISOs have become part of the board of directors’ discussion for any role, for example,...
Sep 29, 2016
Fueled by uncountable data (analytics and AI as well) ‘algorithmic business’ will continue to grow and disrupt your business. It is time for CIO to stand up and take charge. Algorithms, artificial...
Sep 28, 2016
Sep 06, 2016
Indian cloud market is still on rise, thanks to the blooming public cloud spending. For the present year, 2016, spending on public cloud is going to cross the USD 1 billion mark. It is expected to...
Sep 01, 2016
Digital is here to stay and it is changing the way IT and people associated to IT - work. CIOs are most affected from this hurricane of ‘digital shift’. So much that, 50% of CIOs will not be there...
Aug 29, 2016
On one hand digitization is being promoted, no-paper and smart workstations are being called for, here is the new research by Kaspersky Lab that shows that digital devices, especially smart phones...
Aug 26, 2016
Many business are not very clear about digitization, they are working in bits and pieces, says Joybrata Mitra, CIO, Daikin India at side walk of 17th CIO and Leader conference (CIOandLeader2016)....
Aug 26, 2016
With a lot of buzz around digital transformation and the role of chief digital officers in media, we at CIO&Leader decided to find out just how many executives are there in large Indian business...
Aug 03, 2016
India will have digital payments worth USD 500 billion by 2020, as per Digital Payments 2020 report by the Boston Consulting Group and Google. As many as 22% of all payments were cashless in India in...
Jul 27, 2016
Gartner’s 2016 CIO Survey revealed five key innovation practices that deliver the highest improvement in digital performance. Interestingly, CIOs also indicated that these five practices were the...
Jul 25, 2016
IT organisations are unprepared for the ‘digital’ that will redefine the IT businesses in coming two years. As per the latest survey conducted by Gartner, 59% of IT organisations are unprepared for...
Jul 14, 2016
Technology keeps on evolving and one does not realize its impact till it hits one on the face. World Economic Forum (WEF) enlisted 10 technologies of tomorrow that have been or are being evolved by...
Jun 27, 2016
By 2020, 60% of digital businesses will suffer major service failures due to the inability of IT security teams to manage digital risk says the ‘Cyber security at the Speed of Digital Business’...
Jun 08, 2016
Microsoft has launched Cyber Security Engagement Center (CSEC) in Gurgaon, India. The CSEC, as per Microsoft is an initiative to drive public-private partnerships to fight cyber crime. The Gurgaon...
Jun 08, 2016
Gartner predicts that, 41% of enterprise revenue will come from digital business by 2020, almost double what it was in 2015. CIOs will be the agents to bring digital for their respective...
Jun 06, 2016
Almost all the companies worldwide are spending time and money for digital technologies but only about one-third of companies could achieve significant positive business outcomes from their use of...
May 20, 2016
An overwhelming 78% of the respondents in a survey conducted recently indicated that there is an increasing need for professionals in the STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) domain. The...
Feb 05, 2016
Earlier this year, SAP honoured 25 Indian business executives calling them Digital Thought Leaders. Expectedly, these leadets came from various industries, both B2B and B2C. While IT/ITES industry...
Dec 21, 2015