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
2020 saw the evolution of a changing business landscape. This in turn resulted in changes to job requirements which prompted both working professionals and job seekers to invest in new skills, and to...
Jan 22, 2021
80% of organizations are struggling to reach application delivery requirements with their existing infrastructure, according to NS1’s report, titled Meeting Application and Access Network...
Sep 04, 2020
RBL Bank today announced its intentions to transform and enhance the future readiness of the bank’s Information Technology (IT) systems and accelerate its digital transformation journey. In this...
Aug 18, 2020
Nearly 72% of IT firms operating worldwide have been working flawlessly despite various challenges amid COVID-19 pandemic, according to EmpMonitor’s survey on industries. Most of the managers give...
Aug 03, 2020
At the end of 2019, data security was the #1 priority and it remains there now, with a whopping 76% of organizations naming it as one of their IT projects for the rest of 2020, according to Netwrix’s...
Jul 31, 2020
Across industries, owners and operators of Critical Infrastructure (CI) continue to converge the cyber and physical aspects of their businesses. This merger has enabled more efficient and effective...
May 26, 2020
Cybersecurity and, to a lesser but growing extent, compliance are the most pressing priorities for MSPs and their customers this year, according to Kaseya’s 2020 MSP Benchmark Survey. The ninth...
May 13, 2020
74% of respondents are looking to upgrade their communications and control networks by the end of 2022 with more than 90% investigating the use of either 4G and/or 5G in their operations, according...
May 11, 2020
A lot of businesses are pursuing the dream of a “singular view” of their customer; it is widely believed to give “competitive” / “first-mover” advantage in the marketing arena. The IT departments are...
May 11, 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
There are certain commonsense rules that are frequently ignored or forgotten. Some of these are quite obvious in themselves, but get lost in the day-to-day noise. We will also look at common reasons...
Feb 25, 2020
Vikas Arora has been appointed as the Global SVP for IT & Security at ITWP Group of Companies including Toluna, Harris Interactive and KuRunData. Prior to this, he was VP - Global IT &...
Feb 10, 2020
Hike, India’s AI-led Unicorn was recently recognized as one of the top 3 patent filers in the field of IT. With 66 patents filed in the year 2017-2018, Hike joined the ranks of Wipro & TCS in a...
Oct 18, 2019
The cover story of this issue is about a very old debate – should CISOs be part of IT team? The debate is certainly old but the whole proposition of the story is that it should be revisited in the...
Jul 03, 2019
The Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) is a position within an organization whose genesis lies in the IT department. Just as there are executives in the CIO’s team responsible for IT...
Jul 03, 2019
By 2021, 90% of current enterprise blockchain platform implementations will require replacement within 18 months to remain competitive, secure and avoid obsolescence, according to Gartner. “...
Jun 06, 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
IT and business leaders are often confused about what artificial intelligence (AI) can do for their organizations and are challenged by several AI misconceptions. According to Gartner, IT and...
Feb 14, 2019
India has recently celebrated its 70th Republic Day. This celebration was very special as we recently became the 6th largest economy of the world with the UK just a notch above. We are today...
Feb 06, 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
Jul 18, 2018
25% of customer service and support operations will integrate virtual customer assistant (VCA) or chatbot technology across engagement channels by 2020, up from less than 2% in 2017, according to...
Feb 19, 2018
Prakash Mallya, Managing Director, Sales & Marketing Group, Intel India “Today’s Budget clearly pivots on a digital-first India, and three recommendations made by the FM relate directly to the...
Feb 01, 2018
Fortinet has announced the availability of its Operational Technology (OT) Security solution for critical infrastructure and industrial organizations.The new solution integrates ruggedized firewall,...
Jan 16, 2018
According to IDC Asia Pacific Semi-annual Services Tracker, 1H 2017, the India IT & Business Services market is expected to rebound with a year-on-year growth rate of 12.5% and touch USD 12.1...
Nov 08, 2017
Intel India has trained 9,500 developers, students and professors across 90 organisations in the past six months in the emerging field of artificial intelligence (AI). Intel India has...
Oct 11, 2017
India which has created perhaps the biggest data repository in the world now faces the challenge of using the information for better governance, government experts and officials said on Friday. At...
Oct 06, 2017
Global IT spending will total USD 3.7 trillion in 2018, an increase of 4.3% from 2017 estimated spending of USD 3.5 trillion, according to the latest forecast by Gartner. Enterprise software and IT...
Oct 04, 2017
Storage solutions provider Seagate Technology on Tuesday signed an agreement with Chinese internet search provider Baidu that will cover information technology, Big Data analysis and advanced storage...
Sep 19, 2017
Vijay Sethi, CIO & Head CSR, Hero MotoCorp Ltd. talks to CIO&Leader, keeping the Vision 2020 in perspective. Excerpts from the interview: Scenarios that are likely to impact your industry by...
May 30, 2017
Twenty four Indian companies will participate at this year’s CommunicAsia to be held in Marina Bay Sands in Singapore from 23-25 May 2017, UBM SES, the organizer of the event announced. With about...
May 07, 2017
VMware study identifies key CIO priorities in India for the next three years. Conducted by Kantar IMRB, the study suggests how IT/ Data security is a key challenge organizations face in the mobile...
Mar 01, 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
As digitization matures, enterprises are increasingly finding themselves being part of a digital ecosystem. Despite only a modest increase in the enterprise IT budget (2.2% globally), spend on...
Oct 18, 2016
What are the outlook and big business imperatives for Indian automotive sector? The Automotive sector in India is going through a growth phase. It is expected to almost double in the next five years...
Oct 10, 2016
Hyperconverged infrastructure represents the next evolutionary step of standard converged infrastructure. According to 451 Research, hyperconverged infrastructure is currently in use at 40% of...
Oct 04, 2016
The government in India is on pace to spend USD 7.2 billion on IT products and services in 2016, an increase of 2.4% over 2015, according to Gartner. This forecast includes spending on internal...
Oct 04, 2016
Fueled by uncountable data (analytics and AI as well) ‘algorithmic business’ will continue to grow and disrupt your business. It is time for CIO to stand up and take charge. Algorithms, artificial...
Sep 28, 2016
The worldwide public cloud services market is projected to grow 17.2% in 2016 to total USD 208.6 billion, up from USD 178 billion in 2015, according to Gartner. The highest growth will come from...
Sep 19, 2016
Indian cloud market is still on rise, thanks to the blooming public cloud spending. For the present year, 2016, spending on public cloud is going to cross the USD 1 billion mark. It is expected to...
Sep 01, 2016
Revenues for information technology products and services will grow to more than USD 2.7 trillion in 2020 from nearly USD 2.4 trillion in 2016. This represents a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of...
Aug 31, 2016
As organizations constantly strive to improve the reliability and the energy efficiency of their data centers, a lot of attention is now being paid to rack power distribution units (PDU). Among the...
Aug 22, 2016
CIOs had to be ‘techie’, it is no more required. Technology has been a routine thing and role of CIOs is shifting more towards business, says Anand Sengupta, CIO, UTC Climate Control & Systems....
Aug 11, 2016
Saurabh Chandra, Head IT for Myntra shares that there is need for CIOs to come out of control structure. Talking at the sideline of CIOandLeader 's 17th Annual CIO and Leader Conference,(...
Aug 10, 2016
Indian companies are increasingly losing money to data breaches. As per a latest research by Ponemon Institute instiuted by IBM, Indian companies lost an average of INR 97.3 million in 2016, up from...
Aug 04, 2016
Although cloud-based resources are becoming more important to companies' IT operations and business strategies, 54% of respondents in ‘The 2016 Global Cloud Data Security’ survey by Gemalto said that...
Jul 28, 2016
As Big Data definitively shifts from its hype cycle to adoption cycle, there is significant investment, lots of excitement, and heaps of expectation. It is time to take stock. And that is what a lot...
Jul 14, 2016