Leadership

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
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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
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I do not agree with this view. Information Security function has been ever evolving since its conception. However, depending on the size of the organization and the way the security function or the...
Mar 13, 2018
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CIOs today are leading change and driving digital transformation in their respective organizations. Their love for experimenting with new technologies dates back to the back-office days. However...
Feb 14, 2018
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Teradata, the leading data and analytics company, today announced the appointment of Souma Das as the Managing Director for Teradata in India. At Teradata, Souma will be responsible for providing...
Jan 12, 2018
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Xerox today announced the appointment of Raj Kumar Rishi as Regional General Manager and Managing Director of Xerox India. In this role, Rishi will focus on driving growth and achieving the business...
Jan 12, 2018
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You have a great business idea and an opportunity to make an important presentation in front of potential investors. Your company’s future depends on it. Your hands are shaking, knees are trembling,...
Dec 22, 2017
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 As the role of chief data officer (CDO) continues to gain traction within organizations, a recent survey by Gartner, Inc. found that these data and analytics leaders are proving to be a linchpin of...
Dec 06, 2017
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According to 2018 Gartner CIO Agenda Survey, 51% of CIOs surveyed in India reported that they are taking charge of innovation and 49% have indicated that they are heading up digital transformation...
Nov 17, 2017
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The skillsets of the technology leader are changing. Sankarson Banerjee CTO - Projects National Stock Exchange of India Limited says that there are bigger tasks that project management that come...
Nov 13, 2017
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We have written extensively about the underrepresentation of women in the workforce. However, this bad news continues to prevail - especially for India. According to World Economic Forum's The...
Nov 03, 2017
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 Intel India has trained 9,500 developers, students and professors across 90 organisations in the past six months in the emerging field of artificial intelligence (AI).   Intel India has...
Oct 11, 2017
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In the IT and security circles, Sunil Varkey, VP & Chief Information Security Officer at Wipro Limited, is a well-known name. A veteran in the field, Varkey has spent over 23 years of...
Oct 09, 2017
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Vishal Salvi, CISO, Infosys speaks on security trends, recent ransomware and malware attacks and his security agenda, at Trend Micro's CloudSec India 2017 event in Mumbai.     We have heard that...
Oct 05, 2017
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Sep 21, 2017
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Breaking the glass ceiling hasn't been easy for women leaders in IT. A story that we did in January this year revealed that there has been an increase in the hiring of women leader in the middle...
Sep 21, 2017
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Early this year, CIO&Leader did a story to find that the consistent improvement in the hiring of women over the last year is indicative of a trend that is slowly bridging the gender divide....
Sep 11, 2017
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Sep 06, 2017
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Two years ago, during one of the board meetings, the CHRO at Maruti Suzuki proposed the idea of creating a Digital Training Academy and Rajesh Uppal, Executive Director-IT and CIO Maruti Suzuki...
Aug 31, 2017
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The CEO of Akshaya Patra Foundation UK, Bhawani Singh Shekhawat, spoke to CIOs about how to develop a future back strategy in the backdrop of the 18th Annual CIO&Leader Conference 2017....
Aug 30, 2017
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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
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Recently, at the NEXTCSO 2017 Awards, 24 elite winners were identified to become the next chief information security officers. Modeled along the line of our older and more well-known NEXT100 awards...
Aug 25, 2017
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The Gartner Hype Cycle for ICT in India, 2017 exemplifies the trends in India related to taking interest in new and emerging technologies, yet also taking a cautious approach toward mainstream...
Aug 24, 2017
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Recently, the news of Infosys' Dr. Vishal Sikka stepping down as CEO took the business world by storm. What struck was the comment made by some board of directors that he was not "CEO material but...
Aug 21, 2017
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NIIT today announced that Sapnesh Lalla who has been leading NIIT’s Global Corporate Business, has assumed charge as the Chief Executive Officer of the company from August 1, 2017. As the CEO of...
Aug 01, 2017
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Rupinder Goel, the Global CIO of Tata Communications is a busy man. The globe trotting CIO keeps a close watch on the technology trends that are seeing an upswing in adoption. CIO&Leader spoke...
Jul 20, 2017
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The coining of the term 'internet of things' is as old as the millennium bug. However, as we know it, the technology has been around for several decades since the inception of the internet. In the...
Jun 05, 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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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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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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As I drove to meet Vidya Srinivasan, Senior VP - IT & Infrastructure at Genpact, it was already late. From what I had heard about her, Vidya was a task master, hard at work, with no time to spare...
Feb 28, 2017
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In the late 19th century, it was the suffragettes, members of the women's organizations in the United Kingdom or The Women’s Indian Association (WIA), who fought for the right of women to vote. Today...
Feb 28, 2017
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Firstly, they will have to come to grips with the Fourth Industrial Revolution, which is redefining entire industries, and creating new ones from scratch, owing to groundbreaking advances in...
Jan 02, 2017
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Anil Kumar Singh is now CIO & General Manager (Management Services at Krishak Bharati Co-operative Limited. Prior to the appointment, Singh, who is an IT NEXT 100 CIO-2014 award winner, was...
Dec 19, 2016
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  Big Data investments continue to rise but are the growth is contracting, as fewer companies plan to invest in future, according to Gartner. Nearly half (48%) of companies have invested in big data...
Oct 05, 2016
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Anthony Devassy, the Chief Data Officer at SBI General Insurance is an extremely busy man. His day starts with the various business functions demanding information and insights which need to turn...
Sep 22, 2016
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Asia/Pacific organizations are still at a nascent stage of digital transformation, says the latest report by IDC. Almost half of the enterprises (45.4%) are operating at the basic stage in the area...
Jul 05, 2016
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The 2015 global CIO survey by Deloitte has identified three distinct type of CIO roles within organizations. These are largely based on the roles played by them based on the business requirement and...
Nov 19, 2015
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The very fact that Gita talks of three paths means it does not consider one path superior to others. It should not be any different in practical life Who is a great CIO? Someone with an inordinate...
Sep 15, 2015
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The announcement from Google co-founder Larry Page about the company’s restructuring surely caught the media and analysts unaware. It was not just unconventional, the timing was unexpected too. Of...
Aug 12, 2015
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