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
Any cyclic economic slowdown impacts businesses negatively and forces them to be cautious—and forces efficiency. The way COVID-19 situation differs is that it started impacting each one of us from...
Aug 25, 2020
Remember that there is only one important time and it is Now. The present moment is the only time over which we have dominion. ―Leo Tolstoy, The Emperor's Three Questions Crona is the...
Aug 24, 2020
While COVID-19 has unquestionably altered the cloud strategies of enterprise IT executives, the vast majority are still moving forward with big-picture digital transformation initiatives – and most...
Aug 21, 2020
The United States and Great Britain are two countries separated by a common language; George Bernard Shaw is believed to have quipped about the wide variance in English as spoken and written in...
Jul 31, 2020
I do not need to tell you that these are extraordinary times. There is just one thought that is dominating the minds of all of us—the now global Corona epidemic. At the time of writing, India is...
Mar 31, 2020
According to Monster’s Salary Index Survey 2019 released a year back, women in India earn 19% less than men. The gap was 20% a year before. In a 2018 study, Georgetown University Center on...
Mar 12, 2020
As many as six technology companies increased their enterprise IT revenues by more than USD 10 billion in the last decade. Top eight vendors collectively grew their annual enterprise IT revenues by...
Jan 13, 2020
The much-awaited, much-prophesized 2020 is finally round the corner. As you get ready for new predictions and examination of some of the old prophesies—you bet there were plenty—we do a somewhat...
Nov 27, 2019
We—that could refer to as broad as the global economy to as narrow as the Indian enterprise IT community—entered 2010 with a lot of doubt, apprehension and even fear. The second half of 2008 and...
Nov 27, 2019
Women are increasingly getting into traditionally male-dominated roles. In businesses, women can now be seen at the leadership and board levels. It shows that importance of women in such roles is...
Mar 12, 2019
This month, Bhavish Aggarwal made it to Time's 100 list: a list of 100 most influential people in the world. There are very few people in IT circles who don't know Aggarwal. He is the co-founder...
May 08, 2018
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
I do not agree with this view. Information Security function has been ever evolving since its conception. However, depending on the size of the organization and the way the security function or the...
Mar 13, 2018
According to the 2018 Grant Thornton report on gender diversity titled 'Women in business: beyond policy to progress", those countries in which businesses have the most policies around equal pay,...
Mar 12, 2018
I choose to agree that the Information Security (InfoSec) function should be independent of enterprise IT. It is a myth that InfoSec is limited to IT and information stored in IT...
Mar 12, 2018
In the 2017 report by Grant Thornton titled 'Women in Business' reveals that globally, the percentage of women in senior management teams has seen a dubious 6% shift in the last 13 years. This is...
Mar 09, 2018
Many years ago when cloud deployments were at their peak, during an interview, an Indian woman CIO was talking about how tough it was for her to say goodbye to legacy hardware and deploy a hybrid...
Mar 07, 2018
8th March is International Women's Day. And on this niche platform, we can only go so far as to explore why there are still so few women in enterprise IT. Through our brief research last year with...
Mar 07, 2018
The world 'digital' was probably the most abused word of 2017. In the last one year, we have seen CIOs round off all technology implementations to famously calling them ‘digital transformation’....
Feb 08, 2018
The definition of leadership is ever changing. In the coming years, it will continue to change as more and more millennial join the current workforce. Millennial, however, are already empowered with...
Dec 11, 2017
The adoption of Internet of Things (IoT) platforms will dominate enterprise IT strategies in 2018, along with smart object storage, analytics and Artificial Intelligence (AI), a new report said on...
Dec 05, 2017
Britain-based software firm Micro Focus on Monday announced completion of its merger with Hewlett Packard Enterprises (HPE) software business to help customers maximise existing software...
Sep 04, 2017
Recently, the news of Infosys' Dr. Vishal Sikka stepping down as CEO took the business world by storm. What struck was the comment made by some board of directors that he was not "CEO material but...
Aug 21, 2017
Only 3% of Indian CIOs are women. The data is based on our analysis of 250 selected profiles of CIOs in large Indian companies. That probably does not surprise you much. What is really worrisome is...
Jan 06, 2017