CIO

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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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Gone are the days when workplaces were associated with traditional, desk-bound 9 to 5 jobs. Today, businesses are increasingly shifting towards new ways of getting work done, which gives more...
Jun 26, 2019
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In the present time, technology is no more a ‘nice to have’ capital expenditure for a healthcare organization. Expanding digital capabilities and technology advancements in healthcare facilities have...
Jun 13, 2019
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The cloud which had initially been a cost-cutting and a reliable platform has transformed into a business innovation enabler. In recent times, as businesses are moving to the next phase of digital...
Jun 04, 2019
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In recent years, cyber security attacks have increased substantially and companies have to bear phenomenal losses to safeguard themselves from the clutches of security threats. The latest threat...
May 30, 2019
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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
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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
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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
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C-level executives, who have access to a company’s most sensitive information, are now the major focus for social engineering attacks, alerts the Verizon 2019 Data Breach Investigations Report....
May 08, 2019
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Financial services firms today are facing mounting competitive pressure to streamline operations while delivering a differentiated experience to their customers, including leveraging new technologies...
May 06, 2019
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5G, or the next-generation of wireless systems is bringing about a sweeping change not only in the telecom industry, but also in the enterprise and consumer space. Considered a ‘hype’ until recently...
May 02, 2019
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Data breaches are becoming more serious as cyber criminals continue to target intellectual property, putting the reputation of company brand at risk and increasing financial liability. As a result of...
May 01, 2019
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The role of the chief information officer (CIO) is ever-evolving. This is even more pertinent in the digital world as he is expected to strike the right balance between operational excellence and...
Apr 24, 2019
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It is no secret that ransomware and other cyberattacks are rising phenomenally across the world, attacking every industry sector possible and healthcare is one of the biggest targets. While the good...
Apr 18, 2019
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Open source has evolved over the past two decades and has now permeated into the modern enterprise landscape. While the message is loud and clear that a majority of the CIOs and technology experts...
Apr 17, 2019
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In recent times, the biggest challenge for Indian businesses is keeping up with changing consumer expectations. While companies are striving to offer more information, greater personalization and a...
Apr 10, 2019
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Perhaps one of the most misunderstood terms in enterprise technology is ‘dark data’ and it’s something no CIO would want to keep in its server system. The term dark data originally coined by Gartner ...
Apr 02, 2019
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Being the senior executive responsible for all the technology, running a company is not an easy task. Today’s CIOs often have to wear many hats to get the job done, stay competitive and lead more...
Mar 26, 2019
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By 2023, 50% of the roles that government CIOs will oversee do not exist in government IT today, according to Gartner. The recent Gartner CIO survey shows that the transition to digital government is...
Mar 07, 2019
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You can take this opinion as an anticipatory move against the possible allegation—that we are trying to preach morality. I want to start by clarifying that the CIO&Leader February 2019 Cover...
Mar 04, 2019
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In an era of continuous change, a proactive and adaptive culture is a critical asset and CIOs will play a key role in establishing the right mindsets and practices. According to Gartner, by 2021,...
Feb 12, 2019
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Mayur Danait has joined Pidilite Industries as CIO. Earlier, he was the CIO of Lupin where he served for nine long years. He was also associated in various leadership and managerial capacities in...
Jan 29, 2019
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The number of enterprises implementing artificial intelligence (AI) grew 270% in the past four years and tripled in the past year, according to the Gartner’s 2019 CIO Survey. Results showed that...
Jan 21, 2019
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Bhupendra Pant has joined OTE Group as CIO. Previously, he was associated with Welspun Corp as CIO & Vice President – IT. He has also worked in various leadership and managerial capacities at...
Jan 21, 2019
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The Future of Work is NOW and who better than CIOs to understand and lead the transformation in their respective organizations to help them better prepare to be future ready? However, there are many...
Jan 09, 2019
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Pavan Tsunduru has joined as Chief Information Officer of Great Eastern Shipping. Immediately prior to this, he was the CIO of Adani Ports and SEZ. He has been part of Reliance and Tata Teleservices...
Jan 02, 2019
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Every year, in December-January, we are thrown with dozens of new tech forecasts that all look pretty much the same. But that is not the problem. If anything, it is reassuring that there is a broad...
Jan 02, 2019
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