Irshad Saifi has joined Shardul Amarchand Mangaldas & Co as Global CIO & CDO. Earlier, he had served in top cybersecurity positions at Havells India and Sun Pharma. He also worked in crucial...
Mar 31, 2020
Nilesh Sangoi has joined Fincare Small Finance Bank as CDO & Head - Data Analytics. Prior to this, he was CEO at Meru Mobility Tech. Earlier, he had also served as CTO at Meru Cab Company and AVP...
Jan 02, 2020
Shaveta Wadhera has joined as the first Chief Digital Officer (CDO) at Hero Motors Company. Shaveta has extensive experience in manufacturing industry, including a long stint at GE. Immediately prior...
Nov 13, 2019
With digital transformation becoming a norm in most organizations, the last couple of years saw the emergence of a new type of executive emerged in the already crowded C-Suite: Chief Digital Officer...
Jul 23, 2019
As the data landscape becomes more complex, it is important for IT to unleash its potential to drive meaningful business impact. However, a new study reveals that approximately 54 million data...
May 27, 2019
Digital transformation is mainstream. Even if you ignore the extreme noise and noise makers, the number of businesses pursuing serious transformation leveraging emerging (digital) technologies is...
May 27, 2019
In 2012, Gartner predicted that by the end of 2015, one in four large companies would have a position of Chief Digital Officer (CDO). That was arguably the beginning of the CDO hype cycle. India,...
May 27, 2019
Digital Transformation from the Trenches: Transformation Strategies for the Digital CIO by Vivek Vishnu (July 2018) Publishers: Authors Upfront Pages: xviii+224 Price: INR 695 One of the biggest...
Sep 11, 2018
Rajesh Varrier who led the IT and digital initiatives of Birla Sun Life Insurance as its Chief Information and Digital Officer has joined Infosys on the practice side. Rajesh worked in Infosys as the...
May 04, 2018
In the last four days, we have presented various importance points of debate in digital transformation as it is panning out in India, especially in the core sectors of Indian business. We have...
Apr 12, 2018
Read the first part of the story: Decoding Digital Transformation: The Imperatives here. When survival—of even a market leader—is threatened, you go back to the basics. And that is what businesses...
Apr 09, 2018
If you keep digital budget as part of IT budget, there is a high possibility that it might be reused in some form that is not really digital spend. The bigger reason, however, is that every executive...
Apr 04, 2018
Can the CIO drive digital transformation? Not surprisingly, you hear an emphatic yes, when you ask this question to the CIO community. The question is invariably interpreted as one related to...
Mar 29, 2018
The year 2017 was exceedingly eventful for enterprise tech. We questioned the existence of legacy and replaced them with more modern, more innovative tech. Be it Blockchain, Internet of things, Cyber...
Jan 03, 2018
Despite all the hype around digital transformation and chief digital officers, India, Inc. has less than 40 chief digital officers at the end of 2017, not counting the digital business heads of...
Dec 29, 2017
“Data is a natural resource.” Businesses today are aware that ‘data’ is the next big thing in the industry. However, the real question is how to leverage this data through a business model that is...
Sep 27, 2017
In the last five years since I have tracked PwC's Digital IQ Survey, the term 'digital' has gone from becoming cool to almost abominable. Almost every conversation today is around digital...
Jun 15, 2017
According to Gartner, the automation will request in increased productivity and broader usage of data and analytics by citizen data scientists. Gartner defines a citizen data scientist as a person...
Jan 27, 2017
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
Anthony Devassy, the Chief Data Officer at SBI General Insurance is an extremely busy man. His day starts with the various business functions demanding information and insights which need to turn...
Sep 22, 2016
Almost half of the CIOs do not plan to remain CIOs in coming five years’ time and it is a good thing. CIOs are evolving much more than their primitive roles and gaining a well deserved space in the...
Aug 12, 2016
With a lot of buzz around digital transformation and the role of chief digital officers in media, we at CIO&Leader decided to find out just how many executives are there in large Indian business...
Aug 03, 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