CIO&Leader

“(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
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Worldwide spending on blockchain solutions will reach USD 11.7 billion in 2022, according to a new update to the Worldwide Semiannual Blockchain Spending Guide from International Data Corporation (...
Jul 20, 2018
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Ransomware is replaced as the cybercriminal tool of choice with cryptomining malware, according to Skybox Security’s Vulnerability and Threat Trends Report. In the last six months of 2017, ransomware...
Jul 19, 2018
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Oracle has launched its Blockchain Cloud Service and businesses globally have started deploying an early adopter version of it. The service allows organizations to easily build blockchain networks to...
Jul 18, 2018
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Abhilash Verma, Vice President - Product Management, Citrix shares his perspectives on adoption and management of hybrid cloud, challenges faced by the organization and secure application delivery....
Jul 18, 2018
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Cloud service providers have a high degree of confidence in their business outlook as a result of very strong customer demand for cloud services to enable Digital Transformation, according to IDC...
Jul 18, 2018
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According to a recent release from Symantec, its artificial intelligence-based Targeted Attack Analytics (TAA) technology has helped researchers expose a new attack campaign from a group called Thrip...
Jul 16, 2018
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There has been a significant increase in malware volume, ransomware attacks, encrypted threats and chip-based attacks, according to the mid-year update of the 2018 SonicWall Cyber Threat Report. “The...
Jul 13, 2018
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Many organizations are still not compliant with GDPR legislation even though it has been in force since May 2018, according to Gartner. This is because they have not properly audited data handling...
Jul 13, 2018
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Internet of Things (IoT) is the most adopted emerging technology by marketers, according to the recently released State of the Martech 2018 report released by Walker Sands Communications. It is the...
Jul 12, 2018
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Traditionally, while IT product business was always global, IT services, especially those availed by the small and medium enterprise, were always local to a region, country or even a specific region...
Jul 04, 2018
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71% Indian enterprises say Global Data Privacy Regulation (GDPR) will help bring a sense of privacy in business and innovation in ideas, according to a recent survey conducted by Deloitte Touche...
Jul 03, 2018
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SITA, the air transport industry’s technology provider, recently announced the launch of a major industry research project to explore the potential of blockchain. More than 100 top IT executives,...
Jul 02, 2018
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5G networks may be as much as 10 times more efficient than 4G networks. With this new level of network capability, communications service providers (CSPs) can secure future market opportunities with...
Jun 29, 2018
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Cybersecurity defenders face increasing threats from organizations in the form of bot-based credential abuse targeting the hospitality industry and advanced distributed denial of service (DDoS)...
Jun 28, 2018
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Amdocs, a leading provider of software and services to communications and media companies, recently announced that it has successfully helped Vodafone India to automate its billing operations,...
Jun 28, 2018
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The banking and financial services industry is in the midst of an evolutionary shift. The pressing realities of agile ‘fintech’ disruptors, changes in customer behavior and expectations, complex...
Jun 27, 2018
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HDFC Bank has collaborated with Cisco to accelerate the bank’s digital transformation strategy and business growth. The bank’s focus on digitization keeps in mind the need to provide an experience to...
Jun 27, 2018
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More than one in five adults work for companies that are deploying artificial intelligence (AI)—and while these employees generally view AI positively, they also have concerns about its potential...
Jun 26, 2018
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According to new research from Avast, the global leader in digital security products, almost one fourth (23%) of consumers in India are unconcerned about cryptomining malware infecting their personal...
Jun 25, 2018
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Keith Martin, F-Secure Head Asia Pacific and Japan for Corporate Business shares his perspectives on cybersecurity… Cybersecurity spending is higher than it’s ever been – an estimated USD 96 billion...
Jun 25, 2018
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Leading tyre manufacturer CEAT Limited saw a two-fold increase in the efficiency of frontline managers while report preparation time reduced from two hours per day to just five minutes, at its Halol...
Jun 21, 2018
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Dish TV India Limited, world’s largest single country DTH Company, has achieved the ISO 27001 Certification, the international standard that sets out and describes requirements and best practices for...
Jun 20, 2018
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With investigations into the Facebook-Cambridge Analytica scandal resulting in lawsuits and GDPR coming into effect, digital advertising’s unbridled collection and usage of user data is finally...
Jun 19, 2018
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Employee engagement has surfaced as a major concern in delivering improvements in customer experience (CX), with 86% of CX executives in a Gartner survey ranking it as having an equal or greater...
Jun 18, 2018
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87% ITDMs limit their use of the cloud because of the complexity of managing regulatory compliance, according to a study by WinMagic. A quarter (24%) said, it meant as a result, they only work with a...
Jun 14, 2018
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Fortinet recently completed the acquisition of Bradford Networks, further enhancing the Fortinet Security Fabric by converging access control and IoT security solutions to provide large enterprise...
Jun 11, 2018
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Facebook has admitted to sharing data with Huawei, Lenovo, OPPO and TCL—all Chinese phone makers. The confirmation came a day after The New York Times reported that Facebook provided access to users...
Jun 08, 2018
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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
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As companies increasingly look to provide a better experience for customers, offering support across multiple channels is becoming more popular than ever. But there’s a difference between providing...
Jun 07, 2018
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As many IT workers develop greater technology skills and apply them to advance their careers, many digital workers in non-IT departments believe their CIO is out of touch with their technology needs...
Jun 06, 2018
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Indian organizations are increasingly moving from traditional enterprise reporting to augmented analytics tools that accelerate data preparation and data cleansing, according to Gartner. This change...
Jun 05, 2018
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In what could be seen as a very progressive stance by the Indian regulator, BP Kanungo, Deputy Governor of Reserve Bank of India (RBI), called for creating regulatory sandbox to support innovation in...
Jun 04, 2018
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IBM has launched its Watson Customer Engagement (WCE) services, its AI-powered enterprise marketing cloud solution from its cloud datacenter in India. According to IBM, with the launch of this new...
May 31, 2018
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With data breaches becoming more common than ever, Indian companies are gearing up to strengthen their cybersecurity infrastructure in 2018 in order to protect data of consumers, suppliers and...
May 31, 2018
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ESDS Software Solutions, a managed hybrid cloud service provider has announced the launch of MTvScan 2.0, the latest version of its popular ‘Malware Threats & Vulnerability Scanner’ already in...
May 30, 2018
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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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VMware launched the 2018 “Tomorrows Edge - Business Innovation Tour”, a unique technology session to help growth markets accelerate their digital transformation agenda. The 2017 edition of this tour...
May 23, 2018
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The Goldman Sachs Foundation launched an online education program, 10,000 Women, providing female entrepreneurs across the world with a digitized curriculum and interactive platform of women business...
May 23, 2018
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Apollo Hospitals has now tied up with IBM to use its cognitive computing platforms, IBM Watson for Oncology and Genomics. This is a first in India with the aim of helping physicians give personalized...
May 22, 2018
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Information and communication sector has emerged as the top performer in terms of digitalization progress, followed by Accommodation and Food Services sector, according to the latest Industry...
May 21, 2018
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Chander Khanduja, CIO, Luminous Power Technologies shares his views on being a practical CIO and pay-per-use model. What does it take to be a practical CIO? The word, 'practical CIO' says it all....
May 16, 2018
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The productivity increase due to investments in new digital technologies is significantly more when technologies are deployed in combination, finds a new research by the World Economic Forum (WEF)....
May 09, 2018
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The India public cloud services revenue will grow 37.5% in 2018 to total USD 2.5 billion, up from UD 1.8 billion in 2017, according to Gartner. “While the public cloud revenue market in India...
May 09, 2018
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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
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Security software maker Check Point announced that its researchers’ investigation into a North Korean anti-virus software, SiliVaccine, has found that a key component of the software’s code is a 10+-...
May 08, 2018
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