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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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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Datacenter infrastructure hardware enterprise spending in India will total USD 2.7 billion in 2018, a 2.6% rise from 2017, according to Gartner. The software spending will increase to USD 3.6 billion...
May 08, 2018
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The MIT Sloan CIO Symposium recently announced the four finalists for the 11th Annual MIT Sloan CIO Leadership Award.    Harmeen Mehta, Global Chief Information Officer and Head of Digital of...
May 07, 2018
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Only 1% of CIOs revealed blockchain deployment is taking place in their organizations, with only 8% of CIOs in short-term planning or active experimentation, according to Gartner’s 2018 CIO Survey. ...
May 03, 2018
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Growth is amongst the top CEO business priorities in 2018 and 2019, according to a recent survey of CEOs and senior executives by Gartner. However, the survey revealed as simple, implemental growth...
May 02, 2018
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Sharing information is an important factor in helping to defend against cyber threats, according to Akamai Technologies’ State of the Internet/Security: Carrier Insights Report for Spring 2018. The...
Apr 27, 2018
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With just one month until the new EU General Data Protection Regulation Legislation (GDPR) comes into force, data security company, WinMagic, has released the findings of research that suggests many...
Apr 26, 2018
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Majority of Indian IT managers have legal liabilities when it comes to unidentified traffic in their organizations, according to India findings of Sophos survey, The Dirty Secrets of Network...
Apr 25, 2018
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Global business value derived from artificial intelligence (AI) will total USD 1.2 trillion in 2018, a rise of 70% from 2017, according to Gartner. AI-derived business value will reach USD 3.9...
Apr 25, 2018
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Tableau Software has launched new offerings, Tableau Creator, Explorer and Viewer, which combine new and current analytical capabilities into packages, tailor-made for everyone in the organization,...
Apr 24, 2018
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The global semiconductor revenue totalled USD 420.4 billion in 2017, a 21.6% increase from 2016 revenue of USD 345.9 billion, according to Gartner. This is as a result of strong growth in the memory...
Apr 23, 2018
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SAP SE announced successful implementation of SAP S/4HANA Business suite at Larsen & Toubro Infotech (LTI). The implementation was completed in five months. LTI is undertaking several...
Apr 23, 2018
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Meheriar Patel has now joined Jeena & Company as Group CIO. Previously, he was associated with AGC Networks (an Essar Group company) as CIO. He has also worked in companies, such as Sun Pharma,...
Apr 20, 2018
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ICICI Bank successfully on-boards over 250 corporates on its blockchain platform for domestic & international trade finance, the most by any bank in India. With this, leading Indian corporates,...
Apr 18, 2018
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With ransomware and distributed denial of service (DDoS) attacks on the rise, the average number of focused cyberattacks per organization has more than doubled this year compared to the previous 12...
Apr 18, 2018
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The cloud adoption rate in the enterprises has been fascinating. Citrix that has primarily been a premises-based product company. Today, Citrix has quickly adopted the hybrid way of life -...
Apr 17, 2018
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MediaTek announced its collaboration with Microsoft to deliver the first ever Azure Sphere chip, the MT3620 that will drive IoT innovation with built-in security and connectivity. Azure Sphere is a...
Apr 17, 2018
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Poor visibility is one of the greatest challenges to cloud adoption in an organization, according to McAfee’s Navigating a Cloudy Sky: Practical Guidance and the State of Cloud Security report....
Apr 16, 2018
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Dr Anand Agarwal has been heading Sterlite Tech for last one and a half decade. Today, he is driving the change of the company from a cable and fiber manufacturer to an integrated telecom products...
Apr 16, 2018
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Fortinet has said that the general lack of cybersecurity safeguards in fintech companies has raised serious concerns around data protection and compliance, especially with the implementation of...
Apr 11, 2018
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Venkatesh Natarajan, Senior Vice President - IT, Ashok Leyland speaks on being a practical CIO and technology implementations undertaken at his organization. Here are the excerpts: What does it take...
Apr 11, 2018
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Enterprises these days must leverage the power of public cloud within their own data centers. Integration into their existing infrastructure and flexibility and control to build cloud native apps is...
Apr 10, 2018
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The conversation around enterprise security and threat management has always been horizontal. While there is a broader recognition today that the business impact of an incident could vary...
Apr 10, 2018
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With an aim to deliver the best of its kind training and advisory services to organizations, Tata Communications has been selected as the principal partner by the Confederation of Indian Industry (...
Apr 09, 2018
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Sridhar Pinnapureddy, Founder & CEO, CtrlS shares his views on the changing role of the CIO, customers benefiting from CtrlS and the roadmap ahead for the company.
Apr 06, 2018
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Santanu Bhattacharya has taken up a new position at Airtel as their Chief Data Scientist.  Bhattacharya comes from rich experience at large organizations such as AOL, where he founded and led...
Apr 06, 2018
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Microsoft has announced that the company will invest USD 5 billion in the Internet of Things (IoT) globally over the next 4 years. This increased investment will support continued research and...
Apr 05, 2018
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According to new information updated by Facebook's CTO Mike Schroepfer on its official blog, the company has revealed that more data (37 million more than previous estimates) may have been shared...
Apr 05, 2018
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After years of announcements regarding blockchain Proofs of Concept and Pilots, a first successful enterprise grade deployment that includes multiple financial services organizations has taken place...
Apr 04, 2018
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Job-seeking activity was the highest in India, with an active/passive score (the measure to which employees are inclined to and demonstrate efforts to look for a new job )of 65 in 4Q 2017, a 5.7%...
Apr 02, 2018
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Sanjay Motwani, Regional Director, Raritan Asia-Pacific shares his views on intelligent datacenters, parameters CIOs consider in choosing the right datacenter solution partner and how his company is...
Mar 30, 2018
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Mar 29, 2018
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India's leading job portal, Naukri.com, has become the latest casualty to hacking. The news broke out when IT firm, Klaus, which manages the job portal's server logged a complaint with the CID Cyber...
Mar 27, 2018
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      Two-thirds of organizations are not adequately addressing the infrastructure and operations (I&O) skills gaps that will impede their digital business initiatives, according to Gartner....
Mar 27, 2018
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New Q4 data from Synergy Research Group shows that UCaaS market growth continues unabated. For the fourth consecutive quarter, more than 300,000 subscriber seats were added to the global installed...
Mar 27, 2018
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Worldwide spending on cognitive and artificial intelligence (AI) systems will reach USD 19.1 billion in 2018, an increase of 54.2% over the amount spent in 2017. With industries investing...
Mar 26, 2018
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Gaurav Kataria, Vice President - Digital Strategy (Aerospace & Defense), Cyient shares his views on being a practical CIO and the way technologies like IoT and machine learning has assisted day-...
Mar 26, 2018
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Meenakshi Vajpai, CIO, Vodafone shares her views on being a practical CIO, implementation of automation at Vodafone, digital transformation and adoption of new technologies in the telecom industry....
Mar 23, 2018
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Alex Stamos, the current CSO of Facebook, is reportedly on his way out of the company by August this year. This is a result of the on-going disagrrements between him and the company over information...
Mar 22, 2018
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Michael Coates, the former CISO at Twitter has announced his departure from the company. He had joined Twitter in 2015 and since had been in-charge of data protection on the platform. Prior to...
Mar 22, 2018
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