Leadership

The first responsibility of a leader is to define reality. The last is to say Thank you. In between the two, the leader must become a servant and a debtor - Max De Pree Leadership is a subject of...
Dec 26, 2017
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Leadership is the art of motivating a group of people to act towards achieving a common goal. Leadership captures the essentials of being able to inspire others and being prepared to do so. Effective...
Dec 26, 2017
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Leadership has a different meaning to each individual. Few say “Leadership is an art to encourage and motivate people to achieve a common agenda” while others say “Leadership is a winning combination...
Dec 26, 2017
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“Who is a leader?” - My 13-year old son asked me one day. This got me thinking. Having spent some time in the leadership spectrum, this is a hard truth to live by. You have to constantly ask yourself...
Dec 20, 2017
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With changing threat landscape and information technology priorities, organizations and leaders must change the way they observe the security landscape. Over the last two decades, new risks can be...
Dec 13, 2017
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The definition of leadership is ever changing. In the coming years, it will continue to change as more and more millennial join the current workforce. Millennial, however, are already empowered with...
Dec 11, 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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In 1978, Transformational Leadership was introduced by expert, James McGregor Burns, in his book “Leadership”. He explained it as a process where followers of a leader are developed to the higher...
Dec 05, 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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In computer science class, students learn how to think in a structured and logical manner. This allows them to break down problems and develop algorithms that consider all scenarios, not just the...
Oct 30, 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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It is ironic that in a culture where sacred texts start with teaching the importance and characteristics of the divine ‘wholeness’ (the invocation of Isa Upanishad), thinking in whole or ‘system...
Oct 10, 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 leadership...
Oct 09, 2017
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Gartner has revealed its top predictions for 2018 and beyond. Gartner's top predictions will enable organizations to move beyond thinking about mere notions of technology adoption to focus on the...
Oct 06, 2017
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One thing that we have addressed time and again that the role of the CIO is changing or needs to change. The advent of technologies such as artificial intelligence, machine learning, big data...
Oct 06, 2017
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It is exactly one year since Raghuram Rajan relinquished his charge as RBI governor. As I was going through his newly released book, I Do What I Do, it was good to be reminded of the expectations he...
Sep 12, 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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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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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.  ...
Feb 28, 2017
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Are some companies better at developing IT leadership than others? Data seems to suggest so. A little analysis of the data for winners of NEXT100 for last seven years shows that some companies have...
Jan 09, 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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Shalimar Paints is the oldest player in the INR 40,000-crore Indian paints industry. Important national buildings, such as Howrah Bridge, Rashtrapati Bhawan and All India Institute of Medical...
Dec 05, 2016
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“Traditionally, the responsibility of handling and managing data has remained with the CIO, and therefore, instead of defining new roles, organizations are comfortable assigning the data analytics...
Nov 15, 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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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
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Six months back, CIO&Leader compiled the India’s first ever list of most active CIOs on Twitter. The story is still the most popular story of all time on our website. Along with the ranking, we...
Apr 27, 2016
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If morning indeed shows the day, the CIO movements seen in the last two years may continue in 2016 as well. Some of the top CIOs have moved to take on newer responsibilities recently.   Keeping in...
Mar 03, 2016
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A few months back, CIO & Leader, did a story on CIO Appointment in America: The Indian Summer. It seems whether it is summer or winter, Indians are increasingly occupying CIO positions within...
Feb 09, 2016
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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
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Indians today not only provide IT services to corporate America as outsourcing service providers, but do business alignment of technology as CIOs of American companies. Today, there would be close to...
Nov 27, 2015
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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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In one of the CIO conferences, not long back, a speaker—an executive coach—described CIOs as being internally-focused and not too willing to venture outside their comfort zone. As many CIOs rightly...
Oct 05, 2015
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What All a CIO needs to be a leader ?
Sep 28, 2015
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In his address to tech community at Silicon Valley, which was attended by leaders from top technology companies such as John Chambers of Cisco, Satya Nadella of Microsoft, Sundar Pichai of Google,...
Sep 27, 2015
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Hardik Bhatt, CIO, State of Illinois   Unlike those of Satya Nadela and Sundar Pichai, their appointments do not make headlines in mainstream media. But CIOs of Indian origin seem to be hot...
Sep 21, 2015
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For years, Career Is Over has remained the most common dry humor amongst the CIO community about itself. So, study after study concluding that CIO tenures are getting longer, sounds to most like a...
Sep 06, 2015
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In a freewheeling discussion with CIO&Leader, Jaspreet Singh, Associate Director, Ernst & Young LLP, talks about the various facets of IT transformation and believes the finance organisation...
Nov 06, 2013
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