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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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“(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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According to the list of top predictions for 2018 published by Dimension Data, it lists down cybersecurity, digital infrastructure, hybrid cloud, digital workplaces, digital business, and customer...
Oct 24, 2017
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Networking giant Cisco Systems has said that it has reached a deal to acquire US software company BroadSoft for USD1.9 billion paying USD 55 per share in cash. Shares of BroadSoft rose 1.41% to USD...
Oct 24, 2017
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Cloud computing market in India will top USD 1 billion by 2021, growing at a CAGR of 25% for the next four years, according to a new market report by 451 Research. The research firm also predicts...
Oct 24, 2017
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Today’s business environment is characterized by shrinking product lifecycles, new forms of competition, growing customer expectations and relentless cost pressures. New, nimble competitors are...
Oct 23, 2017
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Monica Menghini, Executive Vice President & Chief Strategy Officer, Dassault Systèmes, talks about the evolving nature of manufacturing and the role of the CIO, CTO and CDO.   Excerpts from the...
Oct 18, 2017
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CIO&Leader September Stories COVER STORY According to World Economic Forum’s Future of Jobs survey in 2016, organizations recognize reskilling and retraining as a priority. Just over two...
Oct 17, 2017
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Thomas was the Group CIO for all of GE Global businesses, where he worked closely with GE business leaders and partners across all regions outside USA to understand their local needs and deliver in-...
Oct 16, 2017
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Findings published in the PwC Young Workers Index 2017 compare levels of participation in employment, education and training of 16-24 year olds across 34 OECD countries. The report also considers...
Oct 13, 2017
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A Fortinet Global Enterprise Security Survey reveals that despite high profile cyberattacks continuing to occur, almost half of IT decision makers (ITDMs) at 250+ employee organizations around the...
Oct 12, 2017
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Global digital payments volumes are predicted to increase by an average 10.9% through to 2020, reaching nearly 726 billion transactions, according to the World Payments Report 2017 (WPR 2017)....
Oct 10, 2017
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Nilesh Jain, Country Manager, India & SAARC, Trend Micro speaks on changing security perspectives with evolving roles of CSOs and CIOs and key technology, security and collaboration trends at...
Oct 10, 2017
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Getting rid of old furniture is a little like replacing your legacy infrastructure. It isn't easy to let go.    According to Riverbed Future of Networking Global Survey 2017, which includes...
Oct 09, 2017
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Bhavin Purohit has taken over as CIO & Group IT Head at Welspun Group. He was the CIO at Arvind Ltd for more than three years. Purohit, a Next100 jury, has earlier worked in large companies such...
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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Bill McGee, Senior Vice President of Hybrid Cloud Security, Trend Micro speaks on security in hybrid cloud adoption, the related challenges and benefits at Trend Micro's CloudSec India 2017 event in...
Oct 06, 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 2016...
Oct 05, 2017
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Global IT spending will total USD 3.7 trillion in 2018, an increase of 4.3% from 2017 estimated spending of USD 3.5 trillion, according to the latest forecast by Gartner.   Enterprise software and IT...
Oct 04, 2017
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  Cyber security remains top priority for enteprises across the globe. We saw some of the concerns surrounding cyber security getting voiced and addressed at the CLOUDSEC 2017 on 13th September...
Oct 03, 2017
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As data becomes ever more distributed across multiple systems, organizations have to cope with increasingly complex ecosystems and digital business requirements. The Gartner Hype Cycle for Data...
Sep 28, 2017
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The industry’s first payment hardware security module (HSM) was recently launched and as per Gemalto, this will include partitioning as an advanced security feature. This new capability allows...
Sep 27, 2017
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NetApp India has elevated Krithiwas Neelakantan as Director NGDC (Next Generation Datacenter) Business. In his new role, Krithiwas would be responsible for establishing the NetApp expertise in...
Sep 27, 2017
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Mumbai headquartered, leading end-to-end payment services provider, Atom Technologies has launched India’s first multi acquiring Digital POS Payments App –‘mGalla’. By integrating different modes of...
Sep 27, 2017
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CIOs today are testing how to make self-service tools most effective for their customers. Chatbots provide that opportunity - thereby delivering personalized, contextual asynchronous customer...
Sep 26, 2017
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The State Bank of India (SBI) on Monday announced SBI Intelligent Assistant (SIA) -- a chat assistant aimed to address customer enquiries like a "bank representative" does.Developed by Payjo, an...
Sep 26, 2017
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In what could be seen as yet another testimony of a definite trend of a shift to the cloud, the quarterly datacenter infrastructure spend by the public cloud segment has seen an impressive growth...
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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Veteran technology leader Girish Rao has been appointed as the Chief Digital Transformation Officer of retail major Future Group. He will drive transformation initiatives across the group. Rao was...
Sep 20, 2017
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Several Indian and Chinese IT companies on Wednesday got together in China's port city of Dalian for cooperation in the field of artificial intelligence.On the first India-China Dalian IoT (Internet...
Sep 20, 2017
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The government has decided to set up an inter-ministerial committee to monitor implementation of measures to check rise in financial cybercrimes.The decision was taken at a meeting chaired by Home...
Sep 19, 2017
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P K X Thomas has taken over as Chief Technology Officer at Reliance Lifestyle Holdings Limited (Reliance Brands). An e-commerce industry vetteran, he has served in companies such as Hpscotch,...
Sep 19, 2017
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Steve Wells, Director of Operations at Fast Future Publishing, the futurist at the 18th Annual CIO&Leader conference, discussed how technology is part of a gambit of different forces that are...
Sep 18, 2017
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BookMyShow today announced that it has become the first Indian online ticketing brand to participate in the WhatsApp business pilot. As part of this test, BookMyShow has made WhatsApp a default...
Sep 15, 2017
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The hackathon culture in India seems to have spread beyond the boundaries of BFSI. India’s newest full services airlines, Vistara, a joint venture between Tata Sons and Singapore Airlines, is...
Sep 14, 2017
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CIO&LEADER & CA TECHNOLOGIES are proud to present the CA CIO Strategy Summit 2017 at Trident, Udaipur from 5th to 7th October.   As you know, the CA CIO Strategy Summit is known for its...
Sep 14, 2017
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A major shift is taking place in how enterprises select their financial management applications, with a migration to cloud applications happening faster than expected, according to Gartner. A recent...
Sep 13, 2017
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SMBs in India were least prepared for cyber breaches in the region, despite high cybersecurity awareness among employees, according to the ESET 2017 SMBs survey. Indian SMBs experienced the highest...
Sep 13, 2017
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Micro Focus today announced new innovations across its expanded security portfolio at Protect 2017, following the successful spin-merge with HPE Software. Micro Focus’s comprehensive security...
Sep 13, 2017
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CIOs are still being seen as the prime drivers of digital transformation by the CEOs, reveled a new survey among 400 global CEOs. As many as 47% of the responding CEOs said it is their CIOs who are...
Sep 12, 2017
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eMudhra, a secure digital identity and transaction management company, announced the launch of Aadhaar eSign-based ‘National Automated Clearing House’ (NACH) gateway, for large and small enterprises...
Sep 12, 2017
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Capgemini has announced the findings of “Turning AI into concrete value: the successful implementers’ toolkit”, a study of nearly 1,000 organizations with revenues of more than USD 500 million that...
Sep 12, 2017
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The Uttar Pradesh Police has busted a state-wide network of fake Aadhaar card makers who used fake fingerprints of authorized Aadhaar operators to issue fake Aadhaar cards. According to the Special...
Sep 11, 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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Rapid growth in cloud adoption is driving increased interest in securing data, applications and workloads that now exist in a cloud computing environment. The Gartner Hype Cycle for Cloud Security...
Sep 08, 2017
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