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India’s Digital Transformation: An Architectural Approach   Learn how efficient digital systems can lead to more than 26% rise in profitability...   Download     Ways to Transforming...
Jan 19, 2017
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How exactly does digital add value to businesses? What should be the digital transformation agenda? Now, world’s leading think tank, World Economic Forum, has released its version based on a...
Jan 20, 2017
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CA Technologies has announced three trends in DevOps it expects will come under the organizational spotlight in 2017. DevOps removes the silos between the development and operations teams,...
Jan 18, 2017
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The acquisition of Simplivity by Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE), speculation about which has been there since long, is important for several reasons. For one, Simplivity was one of the very few...
Jan 18, 2017
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In 2016, cloud technologies went mainstream. With maturity, also came the realization that moving to the cloud doesn’t happen overnight. CIOs are prioritizing hosted computing and cloud data storage...
Jan 18, 2017
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India is no more a mobile-first economy. It is fast becoming a mobile-only economy. The recent push towards digitizing India will create further opportunities for improving digital infrastructure,...
Jan 17, 2017
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Uber’s Movement is an unusual, if not completely surprising move. By creating a portal to share its collected traffic movement data and some analysis, Uber has decided to share its most valuable...
Jan 13, 2017
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While chatting with a Uber driver in Delhi, the discussion steered—as it always does— towards the drivers’ incentives. I asked him if he really thinks Uber can sustain paying such hefty incentives...
Jan 13, 2017
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  VMware has introduced the 2016 State of the Digital Workspace Report, a global survey of business and IT decision makers, practitioners and influencers. The report unveiled that organizations...
Jan 12, 2017
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  IBM, Samsung and Canon take the top three positions in terms of bagging US patents in 2016. While Google features at No. 5, Apple is not even in the top, according to IFI CLAIMS Patent Services...
Jan 10, 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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Only 3% of Indian CIOs are women. The data is based on our analysis of 250 selected profiles of CIOs in large Indian companies. That probably does not surprise you much. What is really worrisome is...
Jan 06, 2017
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PwC conducted a global, cross-industry survey of business, Diversity and Inclusion (D&I), and HR leaders who develop and execute their organizations' D&I strategies to understand what...
Jan 06, 2017
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Digital transformation, the phrase used to describe the change needed by enterprises to compete in the new digital era, often implies very specific and different things. Yet, there’s a growing...
Jan 05, 2017
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Worldwide combined shipments of PCs, tablets, ultramobiles and mobile phones are projected to remain flat in 2017, according to Gartner Inc. Worldwide shipments for these devices are projected to...
Jan 05, 2017
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  If 2015 was the year in which cloud became mainstream, 2016 saw cloud emerging as the dominant IT model. A testimony to that is the fact that in 2016, the spend on cloud services finally overtook...
Jan 04, 2017
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India features among the top ten countries that host hyperscale datacenters even as the United States continues as the dominant leader accounting for 45% of such centers—more than the combined share...
Jan 04, 2017
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Large tech vendors have had developers programs for promoting their tools and technologies for long.  So, what’s new now? With cloud, one of the key disruptions that has happened is that the access...
Jan 04, 2017
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  Considering that Indian cyberspace is vulnerable to cyber crime, the country must formulate a crisis management plan to tackle cyber attacks, cyber terrorism and cyber espionage attempts, noted a...
Jan 03, 2017
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For all it seems, the year 2017 will be the year of Artificial Intelligence (AI) globally. In today’s context, what it means is that AI will find practical applications and will solve real life...
Jan 02, 2017
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Rapid increase in use of computers and the emergence of the Internet has led to the evolution of cyberspace, about 40-45% of financial transactions are done via mobile devices and this menace is...
Jan 02, 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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Earlier, as a journalist, I remember compiling major happenings in the year around the year end. That time, it was our team which painstakingly created a long list; debated it out in the edit meeting...
Dec 30, 2016
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If 2015 saw CIO movements accelerating after a long time, 2016 continued to see changes. However, unlike last year, 2016 did not see changes concentrated around one industry. In 2015, pharmaceutical...
Dec 27, 2016
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In India, it is abysmal. Despite a high share of women the in Indian IT industry workforce, user companies have somehow failed to attract the fairer sex. Seventy five of Fortune 500 companies in...
Dec 26, 2016
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CIO&Leader spoke to Sachin Jain, CIO-Global IT Operations & CISO at Evalueserve, as he shares his outlook on 'the year that was' for technology and business.   Tell us about some of the  IT...
Dec 20, 2016
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Newly released research from Veritas Technologies, the leader in information management, shows more than half of organizations have failed to begin any work on meeting minimum General Data...
Dec 19, 2016
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Move over smart cities. The country will soon have digital villages.   Yes, Digital Village is the next big plan likely to be announced by the central government under its Digital India initiative...
Dec 19, 2016
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Ashok Vasan is Vice President for Application Delivery (APJ) with CA Technologies, and has over 20 years of experience in the technology sector. Prior to joining CA Technologies, Ashok co-founded m9...
Dec 19, 2016
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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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Aruna Ravichandran is Vice President of Product & Solutions Marketing, DevOps for CA Technologies. Prior to CA, Aruna was the Vice President for Marketing and Strategy for Software Defined...
Dec 19, 2016
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  With 2016 drawing to a close, Edgar Dias, Senior Regional Director for India at Brocade, has predicted  the top transformative technology trends and developments that will take shape in 2017...
Dec 19, 2016
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In the beginning of 2016, in the World Economic Forum (WEF) annual meeting, the theme was Mastering the Fourth Industrial Revolution. For the first time, the global think tank was taking up something...
Dec 16, 2016
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The rapid pace of technological and societal change has given government CIOs a new sense of urgency and a willingness to experiment with smart city and open data initiatives, according to Gartner....
Dec 16, 2016
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Have there been any dramatic changes in the existing Indian law since the introduction of bitcoin? A virtual currency is a digital representation of value that can be digitally traded. It does not...
Dec 16, 2016
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For some time—that is about 24 to 36 months—SMAC, short for Social-Mobile-Analytics-Cloud, has been the mainstay of enterprise IT. While there have been many pitches, they have tried to revolve...
Dec 16, 2016
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Recently, Gartner said that through 2020, less than 10% of smart city projects implemented across India will be of a large-scale, city-wide nature. The research firm said this is due to a lack of a...
Dec 14, 2016
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For any technology to travel the distance from hype to reality, its early adopters play an instrumental role. When it comes to blockchain – it is a technology that everyone has been talking about....
Dec 14, 2016
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Vertiv, formerly Emerson Network Power, has released six data center infrastructure trends to watch in 2017:     Infrastructure races to keep up with connectivity at the edge   Distributed IT...
Dec 13, 2016
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Tell us about the implementation that you have done at Luminous in 2016. Luminous started its digital journey three years back. We created short milestones during this journey. 2016 was the...
Dec 13, 2016
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How do you see the automotive sector in India and what are the most important elements for growth? Automotive sector in India has seen a decent growth over the last few years. Now, the automotive...
Dec 12, 2016
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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
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Juan Carlos Combariza, Director of Business Strategy WW CA-Offers & Marketing and Rajan Rahi, Sr. Vice President, HCL in conversation with Sachin Nandkishor Mhashilkar, CIO&Leader on the...
Dec 08, 2016
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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
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Unisys Corporation announced the launch of Stealth(aware)™, a new Unisys Stealth® software application that takes the fight to cybercrime by enabling organizations to easily deploy enterprise-wide,...
Dec 07, 2016
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PeopleStrong, India’s leading human resource solutions and human resource technology company, launched chatbot “Jinie” in its day long annual product conclave today.     Jinie is the first HR Chatbot...
Dec 07, 2016
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As businesses increasingly undertake the digital journey, two-speed IT—the term Gartner uses to describe the separation of business applications and infrastructure—is becoming the norm. The agenda...
Dec 06, 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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In the third quarter of 2016, worldwide server revenue declined 5.8% year over year, and shipments declined 2.6% from the third quarter of 2015, according to Gartner. Among the top five vendors,...
Nov 30, 2016
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Mobile device adoption in the workplace is not yet mature, found a recent survey from Gartner. Athough 80% of workers surveyed received one or more corporate-issued devices, desktops are still the...
Nov 30, 2016
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