Opinions

“(This is) CIO’s worst nightmare coming true,” said Nilesh Sangoi, CEO of Meru Cabs and a former CIO.   “Shows unpreparedness in terms of DR and BCP. How can a top airline afford this?” asked...
Jul 11, 2017
5,739
0
Data can do magic—so we are told. When it goes to wrong hands, the black magic can have dangerous consequences. And it is happening. Whether it is health records of a prime minister of one of the...
Aug 08, 2018
622
0
CIOs are now tasked with unlocking new growth opportunities, and due to this expanded remit, the smarter bunch of CIOs constantly keep an eye out for ways in which they can empower their...
Aug 06, 2018
1,708
0
A UK based political data analytics firm, Cambridge Analytica allegedly sourced the data of around 80-90 million Facebook users illegally without their knowledge and consent and used it during Donald...
Jun 27, 2018
2,215
0
No company can function as an island and as our eco system broadens it typically deals with many entities like customers, partners, affiliates and others.  When organized together these entities form...
Jun 12, 2018
2,010
0
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
1,559
0
There are two kinds of organizations. One is where a user applies IT for business and the other where the user are the producer of IT products or services. In the case of former, the degree of...
Jun 06, 2018
2,679
0
Any CXO position is a combination of expertise and added layers of “big picture thinking” ability and leadership. A CIO/CISO without a strong IT background is a Chief Operating Officer , or a Chief...
Jun 04, 2018
3,520
0
There’s a common misconception that farms are simple places. While that’s never particularly been the case, modern agriculture is impressively complex and technologically sophisticated, and is...
May 29, 2018
1,026
0
Given the ecosystem complexities of hybrid cloud deployments, API management can be tough. While addressing Inspire Partner Conference in 2017, Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella made an interesting...
May 22, 2018
1,719
0
Traditionally, people have been trained to talk to technology. For some time now, research is directed towards making technology talk to human beings. Google CEO Sundar Pichai just showed what you...
May 13, 2018
1,684
0
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
1,267
0
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
1,424
0
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
2,022
0
The most popular questions in the technology world today is most definitely the one on whether Hashgraph is better than Blockchain. The life and credibility of the Blockchain is being questioned and...
Apr 12, 2018
1,601
0
In my view, there is no need to keep separate budget allocation in the name of digital. When we talk about enterprise IT, we always talk about a larger frame of implementation of IT In any...
Apr 05, 2018
1,848
0
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
2,335
0
Ensuring a secure supply chain is a necessary precondition in today’s world of commerce. The digital supply chain has emerged as the weakest link for the potential insertion of malware backdoors....
Mar 20, 2018
2,258
0
Experts predict that most enterprises will experience a 50x data growth by 2020. Yet many companies are still taking a traditional and generic approach when it comes to backup, recovering and...
Mar 19, 2018
3,160
0
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
1,255
0
I choose to agree that the Information Security (InfoSec) function should be independent of enterprise IT.   It is a myth that InfoSec is limited to IT and information stored in IT infrastructure...
Mar 12, 2018
2,302
0
In the last few years since "making the workplace attractive for the millennial workforce" became a CIO responsibility, I have asked several Indian CIOs on how they plan to make their workplace...
Feb 27, 2018
1,966
0
At a CIO level, I do not believe that vertical specialization is important. Most CIOs I know in the industry today have worked across sectors – gaining a wide-range of domain expertise. In the past...
Jan 31, 2018
3,294
0
I have worked in the healthcare sector for only a decade as compared to my overall experience of over 20 years or so, and yet, I have been labelled as a healthcare CIO despite the fact that I come...
Jan 30, 2018
1,822
0
*/ Today, Tribune carried a story showing how easy it was to get someone to hack into the Aadhaar database by paying only INR500 to instantly get personal details of any individual, submitted to the...
Jan 04, 2018
2,676
0
2017 was a year of many interesting things in enterprise tech. Digital or digital transformation was the most overused word in CXO lingo. If you weren't executing a digital transformation project,...
Jan 02, 2018
3,572
0
Tesla has already changed the rules of the transportation and energy industries. Up next might be insurance. Earlier this year, Tesla announced that it would offer lifetime auto insurance bundled...
Dec 11, 2017
1,877
0
We live in a time where technology is the driving force of the constant evolution of the world we know. Society has advanced at a much faster rate in the past century than any other known point in...
Dec 08, 2017
2,110
0
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
1,098
0
The fourth Industrial Revolution or Industry 4.0, which coalesces several emerging digital technologies, is increasing the interaction of our physical world with the virtual. While still in its early...
Aug 30, 2017
3,275
0
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
1,288
0
Imagine that you called your bank’s customer care number and a machine responded to you in your preferred language, understood your problem and solved it immediately – much quicker and more...
Feb 10, 2017
3,477
0
With the Institute for Development and Research in Banking Technology (IDRBT), the nodal technology research centre set up by RBI announcing a successful trial of blockchain technology involving a...
Jan 25, 2017
5,218
0
According to a study conducted by LeanIn.org and Mckinsey & Company on 118 companies (of which 26% were tech companies) and nearly 30,000 employees in US corporations, women still have it tough...
Sep 19, 2016
2,665
0