A couple of months back, Vinod Bhat joined as the CIO of Tata SIA Airlines (Vistara). Before taking over as CIO of Vistara, Bhat was the Global Business Head - Consumer Packaged Goods (CPG) for the...
Jun 08, 2021
Recent events have forced CISOs across all industries to rethink and refine their business continuity plans. Not only did the pandemic force organizations to transform their networks to accommodate...
Nov 11, 2020
Role of technology in business has changed drastically over the decades. Information technology initially was applied to enhance efficiency in processes. They still are. But increasingly, in many...
Oct 08, 2020
Organizations that combine deployment of AI with skilling initiatives are generating most value from AI, according to Microsoft India’s research. Topline findings of the research underscore that...
Aug 13, 2020
CIOs have increased their organizational credibility during the COVID-19 pandemic, but there are more complex challenges that CIOs must tackle during the recovery to sustain their elevated value,...
Aug 12, 2020
As small and micro businesses (SMBs) worldwide continue to endure the financial impact of COVID-19, one thing is clear: rethinking the checkout or point-of-sale (POS) experience is essential for...
Aug 07, 2020
Recently, one of the most prolific social media networks in the world, Twitter was hacked. Hackers who used what is called as a "coordinated social engineering attack" on some of the most high-...
Jul 30, 2020
74% of IT and business leaders said their business will in some ways emerge stronger from the COVID-19 pandemic, according to Cisco’s study, titled A New Perspective on the Modern Workplace. This...
Jul 23, 2020
As the phases of the COVID-19 pandemic progress, business leaders must reset their strategy and build resilience, according to Gartner. It is crucial for senior leaders to make strategic decisions...
Jul 21, 2020
Consumers seem to have a heightened awareness about the value of their information with about 69% of Indian consumers saying they like the changes being made to the customer experience as a result of...
Jun 25, 2020
It took some time but by now, most of us have accepted the new reality, that is, living life with COVID-19. This year’s pandemic has put the entire world to a standstill and forced organizations to...
Jun 17, 2020
The number of businesses using asset tracking solutions will reach 90 million this year, and exceed 114 million by 2025, according to Juniper Research’s study, titled Fleet Tracking & Logistics:...
Jun 16, 2020
The COVID-19 crisis is creating pressure on CIOs to do more with less and make difficult decisions. Gartner recommends that CIOs follow a cost optimization framework to help determine where to reduce...
Jun 16, 2020
Two-fifths (40%) of consumers hold business leaders personally responsible for ransomware attacks businesses suffer, according Vertias Technologies’ global research. Furthermore, research shows the...
Jun 09, 2020
Technology solution companies appear to be holding their own during the COVID-19 pandemic, with most expecting to see the first steps toward a return to normalcy within the next three months,...
May 21, 2020
We have never experienced a situation like this in our lifetime. COVID-19 has made all our previous planning and risk management look grossly inadequate. The world economy is going through...
May 12, 2020
With the rapid adoption of enterprise-grade digital meeting and workstream collaboration solutions in response to the coronavirus pandemic, Gartner has identified three steps for IT leaders to...
Apr 22, 2020
Business leaders are focussing on navigating the immediate impact that COVID-19 has across supply chains, revenue and profitability, while reconfiguring capital allocation and M&A plans for the...
Apr 06, 2020
Just 12% of more than 1,500 respondents believe their businesses are highly prepared for the impact of coronavirus, while 26% believe that the virus will have little or no impact on their business,...
Mar 13, 2020
Although there’s been plenty of talk about ‘tech-lash’, or pushback against the latest technology, the reality is people are using technology more than ever. 52% of consumers say that technology...
Feb 12, 2020
In today’s regulatory environment, technological advancements are bringing in change at a rapid pace. Regulators and businesses are challenged to maintain a balance between fostering innovation,...
Jan 31, 2020
While most organizations understand the incredible opportunity of data, a gap has emerged between organizations’ aspirations to be data-driven and their employees’ ability to create business value...
Jan 27, 2020
The much awaited, much prophesized 2020 is here. In the last few years, we have seen a lot of forecasts and advices for CIOs, that tell them how their job profile is changing, how the expectations...
Jan 14, 2020
NTT business in India will be led by Kiran Bhagwanani, CEO, India for NTT. He will be responsible for making sure the country meets the ambitious objectives of NTT and its clients. He reports to John...
Oct 07, 2019
A good two weeks after the Srikrishna Committee released its whitepaper outlining various issues to consider in a possible data privacy legislation in India, I tried to informally seek the opinion of...
Jun 08, 2018
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
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
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
According to a report by Ethispere Institute, 135 companies across 23 countries and 57 industries feature in the 2018 World’s Most Ethical Companies list. The US has the maximum number of ethical...
Feb 28, 2018
The new digital regime requires an outside-in approach. It requires a new outlook and continuous updating of technology knowledge and ability to think of new opportunities using emerging technologies...
Feb 21, 2018
60% of Indians, currently working in small or mid-sized organizations, plan to be entrepreneurs over the next 10 years, according to the ‘Future of Work’ survey, by GoDaddy. Interestingly, the...
Oct 24, 2016
78% of businesses believe digital start-ups will pose a threat to their organization, either now or in the future, according to Dell Technologies research. Almost half (45%) of global businesses...
Oct 20, 2016
Big Data investments continue to rise but are the growth is contracting, as fewer companies plan to invest in future, according to Gartner. Nearly half (48%) of companies have invested in big data...
Oct 05, 2016
Fueled by uncountable data (analytics and AI as well) ‘algorithmic business’ will continue to grow and disrupt your business. It is time for CIO to stand up and take charge. Algorithms, artificial...
Sep 28, 2016
Analytics is the staple food for the company growth, this has been considered a fact by now and data analytics has move up to the priority list along with the investment in analytics but the...
Sep 21, 2016
Indian businesses are under increasing risk from serious cyber-attacks as 8 in 10 IT and C-suit business leaders in India experiencing increased cyber attacks on their firms in 2015, according to the...
Sep 07, 2016
Revenues for information technology products and services will grow to more than USD 2.7 trillion in 2020 from nearly USD 2.4 trillion in 2016. This represents a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of...
Aug 31, 2016
India seems ready for technology-business amalgamation. According to a study by Assocham, India has the third highest base of tech start-ups in the world, thanks largely to the supportive ecosystem...
Aug 22, 2016
Gartner reveals three distinct technology trends that are poised to be of the highest priority for organizations facing rapidly accelerating digital business innovation. Key technology trends that...
Aug 22, 2016
Analytics and not data is the one that derives business; this is a known fact now. But when it comes to ‘owning’ analytics, there is no clear ‘owner’ who takes the responsibility or credit for it....
Jul 15, 2016
IT organisations are unprepared for the ‘digital’ that will redefine the IT businesses in coming two years. As per the latest survey conducted by Gartner, 59% of IT organisations are unprepared for...
Jul 14, 2016
Organisations are developing on the technology side of analytic but failed to derive business out of it, as per Broken Links, the latest report by Zassociates. More than half, 52%, of organisations...
Jun 30, 2016
Data Security Council of India (DSCI) and Lockheed Martin have collectively launched a new cyber security education program for small and mid-size businesses to help them minimize risk from online...
Jun 27, 2016
Annual global IP traffic will reach 2.3 zettabyte (ZB) by 2020, from already 1.1 ZB (equivalent to one billion gigabytes) per month in 2016 as per CISCO’s Visual Networking Index 2016. A considerable...
Jun 21, 2016