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
In a rapidly changing digital banking environment, organizations have embarked on their journey towards digitalization by various transformation initiatives and execution. One such vital...
Aug 07, 2020
If we needed more proof of why India must turbocharge its Smart City project, here comes a study from Capgemini Research Institute that explored responses from 10,000 citizens and over 300 city...
Aug 05, 2020
About two years ago, CISOs were saying they were bringing back on-premises some components that they initially had started to migrate to the cloud as part of their digital transformation journey....
Jul 15, 2020
Prior to COVID-19, just over half (54%) of consumers reported having a better experience shopping online; however, after facing nearly three months of COVID-19, 76% of consumers moved to online...
Jul 07, 2020
When a lay person thinks about lawyers, the image that comes to their mind is of a black coat arguing his case vociferously in a court of law. However, argument or making a case in front of a judge...
Mar 27, 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
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
In a fast-moving world underpinned by the proliferation of cloud computing, AI, mobile technologies and big data, organizations must constantly adapt to stay ahead of the game. High performing CIOs...
Aug 09, 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
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
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
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
Blockchain, IoT, city operations centers, smart city frameworks, digital twins and smart contracts are among the technologies that will achieve mainstream business adoption in the next five to 10...
Dec 14, 2018
According to IDC Asia Pacific (excluding Japan) Semi-annual Services Tracker, 1 H 2018, the India IT & Business Services market is expected to reach USD 12.9 billion by the end of 2018, up by 6.9...
Nov 28, 2018
Digital business initiatives are forcing infrastructure service providers to expand their offerings beyond edge computing technologies in order to deliver digital touchpoint services, according to...
Nov 27, 2018
In 2018, the theme for CIO&Leader’s annual Summit was Practical CIO. The Forrester 2019 forecasts validate that. Multiple predictions point to a shift towards organizations moving from generic to...
Nov 26, 2018
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
According to news reports, Facebook executive David Marcus, who has been responsible for managing the company's standalone messaging app, Messenger, will head a new team dedicated to exploring the...
May 09, 2018
Digital transformation, cloud and new workstyles are forcing businesses to rethink how and where technology is deployed and secured. Citrix is unveiling new solutions that enable organizations to...
May 09, 2018
Shalimar Paints has more than a century-old legacy and rich heritage. It was established in 1902, and is country’s first paint company in the field of paints and coatings. Being the oldest paint...
May 03, 2018
For years, IT leaders have treated Return on Investment (ROI) as testament of a successful IT initiative. For most CIOs, realizing a hard ROI wasn’t always easy and it wasn’t necessary that every...
May 02, 2018
SAP SE announced successful implementation of SAP S/4HANA Business suite at Larsen & Toubro Infotech (LTI). The implementation was completed in five months. LTI is undertaking several initiatives...
Apr 23, 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
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
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
Today we are in the age of digital disruption and the constant evolution in technology is making everyone work on the go. It is all the more imperative for companies of all sizes including emerging...
Feb 07, 2018
According to a new report titled, “Conversational Commerce: Why Consumers Are Embracing Voice Assistants in Their Lives,” consumers are using voice assistants and the opportunities this creates for...
Jan 11, 2018
Rajesh Uppal, Executive Officer IT, and CIO, Maruti Suzuki India Ltd discusses the impact of the rapid evolution of technology on his industry and the role of a CIO and CDO Sneaker Release Dates...
Dec 06, 2017
Rupinder Goel, Global CIO at Tata Communications, discusses how the onslaught of digital is changing organizations
Dec 06, 2017
CIOs today are testing how to make self-service tools most effective for their customers. Chatbots provide that opportunity - thereby delivering personalized, contextual asynchronous customer...
Sep 26, 2017
eMudhra, a secure digital identity and transaction management company, announced the launch of Aadhaar eSign-based ‘National Automated Clearing House’ (NACH) gateway, for large and small...
Sep 12, 2017
Digital workplace programs often lose their way, or fail, due to a fragmented approach that prioritizes a few technology “fixes” over business strategy, according to Gartner. To combat this, digital...
Aug 22, 2017
In a recent report published by IDC titled 'Driving DX Transformation in the Retail Ecosystem', increasing demand for cross-border ecommerce, high internet penetration, and smartphone adoption in...
Aug 16, 2017
Rajendra Deshpande, CIO, Intelenet Global Services talks to CIO&Leader, keeping the Vision 2020 in perspective. Excerpts from the interview: How do you think the year 2020 will be a...
Jul 24, 2017
Kanchan Ray, VP – IT, Nagarro Software Pvt. Ltd. talks to CIO&Leader, keeping the Vision 2020 in perspective. Excerpts from the interview: Scenarios that are likely to impact your industry/...
Jul 06, 2017
Domain Name System (DNS) services are frequently becoming an organization's Achilles' heel. DNS (UDP) is the 2nd most attacked protocol in the network today after http. As a result, cyber security or...
Jul 03, 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
Pratap Gharge, Executive President & CIO at Bajaj Electricals Ltd., talks to CIO&Leader, keeping the Vision 2020 in perspective. Excerpts from the interview: Things which are likely to...
Jun 07, 2017
In the last 9 months, the largest cloud provider has observed a 60% growth in the number of businesses running on AWS. Its active customer base has grown from 75,000 to a whopping 120,000 in the...
May 12, 2017
While following an ongoing tweetchat on #Blockchain, I came across a tweet by The Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan, who took up office on 9 May 2016. It was a vacancy for the most sought after role in...
May 04, 2017
PwC's 2017 Global Digital IQ survey shows enterprises struggling to return value, overlooking fundamental integration of technology with the human experience. The survey, now in its 10th year...
Mar 01, 2017
The 3DEXPERIENCE company, Dassault Systèmes, at Solidworks World in Los Angeles recently announced the extension plans of its 3DEXPERIENCE Lab - an open innovation laboratory and startup accelerator...
Feb 16, 2017
What are the most important elements when you oversee Global IT? It is extremely important to understand the culture which is impacting the people, process and technology. It varies from market-to-...
Feb 15, 2017
Feb 03, 2017
Taking a cue from his boss, Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley, decided to liberally give a facelift to his budget presentation for 2017-18 on 1st Feb 2017. The speech, laden...
Feb 01, 2017
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
Not long back, Indians were skeptic of making online transactions or of doing card payments. Now, it is predicted (by BCG and Google research) that digital transactions will surpass the cash...
Oct 13, 2016