Organizations need to explore specific strategic technology trends in 2021, according to Gartner. “The need for operational resiliency across enterprise functions has never been greater,” said Brian...
Oct 20, 2020
IT leaders are increasingly concerned about accelerated digital transformation, combined with the complexity of modern multi-cloud environments, and are putting already stretched digital teams under...
Oct 15, 2020
Shuvankar Pramanick has joined Columbia Asia Hospitals as CIO. Immediately prior to this, he was the CIO at Sir Ganga Ram Hospital. Earlier, he served in the same capacity at Paras Healthcare, Asian...
Oct 12, 2020
More than 80% of global employees do not want to return to the office full-time, despite one in three (30%) employees claiming that being isolated from their team was the biggest hindrance to...
Oct 09, 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
Just 4-5 years back, there was an intense debate about who would be the best fit for the then emerging Chief Digital Officer roles – CIOs or CMOs? There was some basis for this debate. Digitization...
Oct 05, 2020
George Fanthome has joined BIAL as CIO. Immediately prior to this, he was Group CIO at GMR Group. Earlier, he held various leadership positions at companies like Vedanta, Bharti Airtel, Genpact and...
Sep 29, 2020
Srinadh Prasad has been appointed as CIO at Delhi International Airport. Immediately prior to this, he was CIO at Hyderabad International Airport. Earlier, he served as Senior Project Manager at...
Sep 01, 2020
A Shiju Rawther has joined Poonawalla Finance as CIO. Immediately prior to this, he was Executive Vice President - Technology at IIFL. Earlier, he served in various leadership and managerial...
Jul 06, 2020
Amit Waghmare has joined DB Corp as CIO. Immediately prior to this, he was Head - IT at Page Industries. Earlier, he served as the Head - IT in companies like VIP Industries, Inorbit Malls (India)...
Jun 26, 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
Manish Shetty has joined Diageo India as CIO. Immediately prior to this, he was Director - IT at Tata Consumer Products. Earlier, he was CIO at Sanofi and Director - IT at Tata Global Beverages. He...
Jun 08, 2020
Recognizing the importance of Gujarat in the enterprise IT map of India, CIO Klub, India’s largest association of Chief Information Officers and IT Heads, has launched its 10th chapter in Ahmedabad....
Jun 08, 2020
There is no denying that the COVID-19 pandemic—the way it came and impacted our daily lives, business and economy—is unprecedented; we have never seen something like that in our lifetime. But...
May 21, 2020
Guess how much we have discussed, analyzed and prophesized about disruptions – business model disruptions, creative disruptions, not to talk of digital disruption. But few would have imagined...
May 12, 2020
Dhananjaya Tambe, DMD & CIO, State Bank of India highlights some of the main challenges in ensuring business continuity once the lockdown was announced. He mentions getting people to the IT...
May 04, 2020
More than 90% CIOs say digital transformation will pickup pace in 2020 and Customer Experience (CX) will be a top driver to the digital transformation efforts, according to Flexera’s 2020 CIO...
Apr 06, 2020
Cloud has become the primary IT delivery model for today’s enterprise. While different organizations—especially the early movers—may have started with their own reason—CFOs of large organization...
Mar 31, 2020
Sony Pictures Networks India has appointed Raj Mohan Srinivasan as CIO. Prior to this, he was in an entrepreneurial role. He has also worked in companies like IBM and Oracle. Srinivasan completed his...
Feb 18, 2020
Sudhir Mittal has joined XandPi as CIO & Director. Prior to this, he was Director at Vardan Services. Earlier, he had served in various leadership capacities in companies like Cloud Planet...
Feb 14, 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
The much-awaited, much-predicted-about 2020 is here. The deluge of technology forecasts continue to be bombarded on the enterprise IT managers. RPA, AI, Hybrid, IoT, Analytics…the more you read...
Jan 14, 2020
In the initial days of Software as a Service (SaaS), one of its biggest attraction was that it allowed the non-IT functional executives to invest in the solutions that solved their problems well—and...
Jan 13, 2020
Manish Israni has joined Yotta as its Head of IT Operations & Engineering and CIO. He has over 25 years of experience in IT infrastructure and hyperscale data centers for ITES, BFSI and telecom...
Nov 20, 2019
Sanjay Singh has been appointed CTO & CIO at Paytm Payments Bank. Earlier, he was associated with Paytm as SVP - Technology & Engineering. He came to Paytm through its acquisition of QorQI,...
Nov 04, 2019
Rajesh Kumar has joined as CIO of Tata Steel Processing and Distribution. He was earlier with Grasim Industries (Aditya Birla Insulators). In his career, he has also worked in companies like Star...
Nov 04, 2019
As technology becomes more and more ingrained in business, a lot of areas hitherto managed by IT professionals are now being managed by other business executives. The marketing function has martech;...
Oct 10, 2019
Cyber security is anything but new to the readers of CIO&Leader. It has existed for long as a major agenda item for the CIOs and later, the specialized managers called the Chief Information...
Oct 10, 2019
Vidya Rao has joined Genpact as CIO. Earlier, she had worked for more than 16 years at Accenture, mostly as Managing Director. Prior to that, she had worked in various managerial capacities in...
Oct 09, 2019
As society and business increasingly consume and produce digital goods and services, a digitally dexterous workforce is essential to foster agility, collaboration and the adoption of new digital...
Sep 18, 2019
The theme for this year’s annual CIO&Leader was focused on the need for CIOs to reinvent—the way business is done, leveraging technology, but also, themselves. Today, businesses of all types and...
Sep 03, 2019
The 20th annual CIO&Leader Conference was also the first in its two-decade history to be held in a metro city. It was themed CIO Reloaded, which was derived from the need for the CIO to transform...
Sep 03, 2019
The phenomenal rise of digital technologies along with changing customer expectations is having a knock-on effect on C-suite dynamics. While earlier the CEO in alliance with CMO and/or CFO would...
Aug 22, 2019
Sunder Madakshira, Head of Marketing, Adobe India talks about making customer experience one's business, relevance of unparalleled customer experience in digital era and Adobe's digital experience...
Aug 09, 2019
C-suite organizations worldwide are achieving some success with digital transformation. But there’s still a strong belief that this evolution requires radical, far-reaching changes to achieve success...
Aug 07, 2019
When it comes to cybersecurity awareness and practices, CIOs in the banking and financial services industry are at a much higher maturity curve than their peers. Despite their awareness and concerns...
Aug 06, 2019
Over the last couple of years, US-based tech giant Cisco has undergone a massive transformation. The networking giant has not only transitioned from a hardware-centric model to a software-centric one...
Aug 05, 2019
Rohit Adlakha has been appointed CIO and Global Head at Wipro HOLMES. Previously, he was the Vice President and Global Head at Wipro HOLMES and Automation Ecosystem. Overall, Adlakha has 24 years of...
Jul 23, 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
The role of the Chief Information Officer or the CIO has grown over the years. The disruptive potential of digital technologies such as artificial intelligence (AI) and automation are replacing the...
Jul 19, 2019
Digital signatures and certificates, which act as the sender’s personal seal of authenticity over any electronic document, are an essential component of online businesses. However, the number of...
Jul 17, 2019
CIOs and security teams spend a good number of their work hours managing security. Yet they are challenged with issues, such as a lack of expertise, budget and up-to-date technology. And as a result...
Jul 16, 2019
While digital transformation has strengthened collaboration across the C-Suite, giving a boost to growth and innovation in many ways, it has also blurred the lines of roles and responsibilities. A ...
Jul 11, 2019
Trust is critical for organizations to succeed in this digital world as consumers overwhelmingly prefer to transact with a trusted digital platform. However, a new study jointly conducted by...
Jul 04, 2019
Manoranjan Kumar has joined Trident Group as CIO. He was NEXT100 Winner in 2012. Kumar was earlier associated with Shree Cement and Kanoria Chemicals & Industries Limited in the same capacity. He...
Jul 04, 2019
With increasing smartphone penetration and internet access, insurance companies – which have historically been a laggard – are adapting to the modern customer needs by adopting new technological...
Jul 02, 2019
Is the CIO’s role very different in a technology company? Before taking over as the CIO, I have spent close to 15 years at Infosys in business roles and joined CSS Corp in late 2016 as Vice President...
Jul 02, 2019
As enterprises across industries are increasingly focusing on digital transformation, experts believe that automation of business processes has made considerable headway and is clearly becoming a C-...
Jun 28, 2019
Until recently, the enterprise segment has been slow to incorporate AI as a security measure – the obvious reason being AI itself is still a work in progress and it took a while for CIO/CISOs to cut...
Jun 26, 2019