Once upon a time, we all lived in another world - a world pre COVID, pre-March 2020. And then the pandemic hit and suddenly everything just changed. A new culture of work from home started. While...
Feb 04, 2022
Succession planning is arguably the single most neglected area in global organizations. According to a study by Deloitte published three years back, while 86% CEOs thought leadership succession...
Jan 31, 2022
“Great leaders create more leaders.” – The Light in the Heart, Roy T Bennett Between January to December 2021, CIO&Leader reported 73 new enterprise CIO appointments in India. Out of those, 66...
Jan 24, 2022
Organizations across the world have made strides in remote working and collaboration during the COVID-19 pandemic, but the proliferation of digitization is creating significant new cyber threats that...
Jan 24, 2022
To accelerate value creation, CIOs and IT executives should focus on three key areas – leading from anywhere, nurturing connections and reaching beyond, according to Gartner. Mbula Schoen, senior...
Oct 19, 2021
The 22nd annual CIO&Leader Conference, the flagship event of the premier CIO community platform, CIO&Leader, from 9.9 Group, was successfully held virtually on 3rd and 4th September 2021. The...
Sep 15, 2021
The kind of trauma we have gone through in the wake of second wave of COVID will forever remain in our memory. Waking up every morning to find friends, relatives, and acquaintances succumbing to...
Jun 18, 2021
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
After close to one and half years of announcing the 1st CIO&Leader Samman during the 20th annual CIO&Leader Conference, we announced the 2nd CIO&Leader Samman on our 21st annual...
Apr 12, 2021
The CIO&Leader Samman was launched in 2019 to mark the 20th anniversary of the annual CIO&Leader Conference, to acknowledge the contribution of senior IT leaders in Indian enterprises....
Apr 12, 2021
Over half of CIOs plan to increase full-time employees in IT to boost digital initiatives in 2021: Gartner
55% of CIOs plan to increase their total number of full-time employees (FTEs) in IT across the course of 2021, according to a recent survey from Gartner. They will predominantly focus staffing growth...
Apr 01, 2021
IT leaders have growing concerns about their ability to keep up with digital transformation, according to Dynatrace’s global survey of 700 CIOs. Traditional IT operating models with siloed teams and...
Jan 21, 2021
Digital Transformation is the number one budget priority for Fortune 500 CIOs in 2021, according to a WalkMe-Constellation Research survey of 100 Fortune 500 CIOs to uncover how CIOs and IT...
Dec 02, 2020
Automation of routine work with Artificial Intelligence (AI), digital dexterity, and hybrid work with distributed workforce will be three key trends impacting the future of work that CIOs should...
Nov 26, 2020
Data Security Council of India, an industry body for Cyber Security & Privacy and CIO Klub, India’s largest association of Chief Information Officers (CIO) have joined hands and signed a MoU to...
Sep 22, 2020
CIOs prioritizing Identity and Access Management over endpoint security and security awareness training in 2020
CIOs are prioritizing Identity and Access Management (IAM) over endpoint security and security awareness training in 2020, according to a recent survey conducted by Pulse on behalf of Hitachi ID. The...
Aug 14, 2020
CIOs must tackle next set of business challenges from COVID-19 to sustain their organizational credibility: Gartner
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
Government and healthcare CIOs can use AI for early detection, analysis and containment of COVID-19 pandemic: Gartner
Executives responsible for Artificial Intelligence (AI) strategy, particularly CIOs and CDOs in governmental and healthcare organizations, should leverage AI in five core areas to improve decision...
May 05, 2020
Many of the financial business implications of COVID-19 will be felt in the IT department, according to Gartner. CIOs should take eight actions to protect or quarantine their IT organizations’ cash...
Apr 29, 2020
With the spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19), CIOs should focus on three short-term actions to increase their organizations’ resilience against disruptions and prepare for rebound and growth,...
Mar 16, 2020
Like recent years, 2019 too saw quite a few CIOs moving to newer responsibilities. Most of these involve changing the organizations. Unlike in the developed markets, few CIO appointments are by...
Dec 23, 2019
CIO&Leader, has never ‘bestowed’ ‘awards’ on CIOs. And that continues. IT NEXT, its sister publication, does organize annual NEXT100 awards for the future CIOs or the next generation IT leaders....
Aug 07, 2019
While the digital wave has touched upon almost every industry in India, the banking system has witnessed a transformational change. However, as digitization becomes the top priority for every bank,...
Jun 03, 2019
On 1 May 2018, the Department of Telecommunications (DoT) released the draft National Digital Communication Policy 2018 for public consultation. The latest national communication policy is the fifth...
Jun 08, 2018
CIOs are exerting greater influence over approving digital business ideas to optimize costs: Gartner
IT cost optimization in organizations is focused on enabling business optimization over cost cutting, according to a recent survey by Gartner. According to Gartner analyst Stewart Buchanan,...
Mar 21, 2018
Edtech company Simplilearn has announced the launch of the Simplilearn Digital Transformation Academy in a bid to help enterprises gain the skills and strategies necessary to become digital-ready....
Feb 21, 2018
CIOs today are leading change and driving digital transformation in their respective organizations. Their love for experimenting with new technologies dates back to the back-office days. However...
Feb 14, 2018
We present ten top CIOs and their take on what skills they are looking at hiring and what skills that they are looking to acquire for themselves. Hombre
Feb 02, 2018
The 2018 CIO Agenda Survey has found that digital transformation is more important for banking CIOs than for all other industries. According to the survey, prioritizing digital business is first...
Oct 30, 2017
It is immensely unfair today to introduce blockchain as the technology behind bitcoin. While it is a fact—and everybody knows it—that it is indeed is the technology that powered the most successful...
Mar 21, 2017
Anita Borg Institute (ABI) India seeks a budget that will continue to focus on entrepreneurship and economic growth. This is in turn will contribute to advancing and empowering women in technology....
Jan 24, 2017
Enterprises are embracing new-age collaboration to gain maximum business benefits. So how are you making sure that you stay connected to your customers and all other stakeholders at the same time you...
Nov 29, 2016
Pawan Chawla, CIO at Girnarsoft has over 18 years of experience in the IT industry. In a candid interview, he shares lessons from what he has learned -- from working in both -- startups and...
Nov 16, 2016
Today's IT organizations are divided into two camps: those that thrive by effectively leveraging digital technologies, new business models, and entrepreneurial cultures; and those that are saddled...
Nov 07, 2016
Indian CIOs reacted to the news of Delta Airlines' masive operational disruption because of a tech outage by primarily highlighting two things: One, the incident just proves how critical is IT...
Aug 09, 2016