Only 30% of CFO-CIO relationships are characterized by strong collegiality and business centricity, according to a recent survey by Gartner. These two key attributes define a strong digital...
May 02, 2022
The world's richest person, Elon Musk's recent announcement to acquire microblogging platform Twitter for USD44 billion has stunned the world. Given Musk's history of outbursts and being so vocal...
Apr 28, 2022
The Indian construction sector contributes significantly to India's GDP. In FY21, the infrastructure sector attracted about a 13% share of the country's total FDI inflows of USD 81.72 billion. The...
Mar 02, 2022
India leaders increasingly agree that the workplace – which in the past was for the people – has now evolved into a workspace of the people and that the future will entail further reimagining of the...
Feb 28, 2022
The need for a digital-first business strategy and, by corollary, the need for investments in technology is axiomatic in today’s times. In the post-pandemic era, digital tech initiatives remain an...
Feb 22, 2022
Just as businesses are starting to find their groove with hybrid working, the workplace has begun to evolve again with the emergence of the metaverse. New research from Lenovo reveals that close to...
Feb 16, 2022
Indian tech spending is expected to grow 8.2 percent in 2022, Forrester forecasts in a new report “Asia Pacific Tech Market Outlook By Country For 2021 And 2022. This is one of the highest growth...
Feb 09, 2022
Traditional packaging is often challenged by several factors such as rising material costs, the use of plastics threatening the environment, and creating compelling first impressions to consumers. ...
Feb 09, 2022
Spending on smart manufacturing will grow from USD345 billion in 2021 to more than USD950 billion in 2030 as manufacturers advance their digital transformation initiatives, according to ABI Research...
Feb 03, 2022
Amidst the continuous uncertainty in the wake of the current health crisis, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman will present the annual Union Budget on February 1, 2022. Enterprises have high hopes...
Jan 28, 2022
Seventy-three percent of Chief Sales Officers (CSOs) expect sales budgets to increase by an average of 16.9% in 2022, according to Gartner. The survey of 67 CSOs in 2H 2021 identified the top three...
Jan 27, 2022
COVID-19 has rapidly accelerated new ways of working, but the world’s ‘technology hubs’ are here to stay, according to new research from KPMG, although they may not be in Silicon Valley. When many...
Jan 24, 2022
Organizations, people, and processes have always marked the key success parameters for enterprises for several years. Today, the equation of success is drafted with incorporating the right people in...
Dec 29, 2021
By now, there is a universal consensus that COVID-19 has changed the world forever. No business has remained out of its clutches and BFSI industry is no exception. With the onset of the pandemic,...
Jul 21, 2021
The ability of any new technological innovation to be a game changer, is, in reality, less dependent on the technology itself. It is far more dependent on our ability to reimagine a future with the...
Jul 09, 2021
The next generation of wireless technology, 5G, is expected to open a future of new and exciting possibilities for enterprises. With a speed that can reach up to 10Gbps, theoretically, 5G can be...
Jul 08, 2021
The global construction spectrum is undergoing an extensive transformation. Though 2020 instilled uncertainty all over the world, businesses have started to recover again, paving the way for better...
Jun 22, 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
The explosive resurgence of Coronavirus cases across India has put a severe strain on our healthcare management system. The second wave of the pandemic has flagged our frail emergency response...
Jun 15, 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
Nitin Mittal has joined Zee Entertainment Enterprises as President - Technology & Data. Immediately prior to this, he was the Founder, CEO & Board Member for SOLV. Earlier, he was associated...
Jun 03, 2021
The second big wave of COVID-19 pandemic is all around us. This round has proven far more fatal for those affected and far more challenging for the authorities – decision makers, civic authorities...
May 11, 2021
Contracts are the lifeblood of an organization, as they contain the rules of engagement of all commercial relationships- with suppliers, customers, and partners. To realize the maximum value from...
Mar 09, 2021
At a time when global output is estimated to have shrunk by 3.2%, led by the 2020 pandemic, Indian Technology sector rallied round to grow at 2.3% year on year at the back of rapid acceleration in...
Feb 16, 2021
Most adults are optimistic about accessing technology, digital tools and training in the next 12 months, but have serious concerns about the state of the climate, job market and global health,...
Jan 25, 2021
There is a popular couplet in Odia Bhagabata that every child in Odisha is taught. Roughly translated into English, it means the good and bad of (about) a creature (person) is known (remembered) at...
Jan 04, 2021
As platforms set up control points and competitive bottlenecks to establish dominance in their ecosystem, they often act against the interests of other actors in their ecosystem. This leads to...
Jan 04, 2021
A year ago, not much about the way we worked had really changed in decades. Most companies still organized work around major hubs in large cities and their workforce was comprised of local talent...
Dec 10, 2020
For last few years, a lot of our vision, plans and targets were being explicitly made for 2020. After the turn of the millennium in 2000, the year 2020 was the most awaited. And how it came! All...
Dec 03, 2020
It was 2017. CIO&Leader Annual Conference was being held in Udaipur that year. It was themed Agenda 2020. Participating CIOs worked in groups to prepare the enterprise IT agenda for 2020, which...
Dec 03, 2020
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
As the work from home regime for everyone amidst the Coronavirus pandemic, providing customer assistance and services is now becoming the norm. The world has witnessed an inescapable reality in the...
Nov 30, 2020
Notwithstanding the burden of COVID-19 virus infected patients, healthcare providers are now recouping and bracing for the long haul to deliver care for non-COVID patients using digital technologies...
Oct 27, 2020
Technology will play a crucial role in 2021 and beyond in resetting, restarting, and responding to a world of uncertainty, according to Gartner, which revealed the top strategic predictions. “...
Oct 22, 2020
Despite 88% of cybersecurity professionals believing automation will make their jobs easier, younger staffers are more concerned that the technology will replace their roles than their veteran...
Oct 16, 2020
What does the future of work hold? In a world where it’s impossible to predict what will happen tomorrow, it’s a tough question to answer. But businesses that hope to emerge from the global pandemic...
Sep 24, 2020
Former Reserve Bank of India (RBI) governor, Raghuram Rajan, and his erstwhile colleague, former deputy governor, Viral Acharya, have suggested significant reforms for the Indian public sector banks...
Sep 22, 2020
Each new generation of technology is accompanied by speculations about its competitive advantages and what it offers as an opportunity. The arrival of 5G and Wi-Fi 6 are no different, as businesses...
Sep 16, 2020
Just like boosting immunity of the population is the key to tackle pandemics, the key to long-term financial stability would be to foster tangible improvement in the inherent ability of the banks to...
Aug 28, 2020
Strong demand for cloud computing solutions and a significant uptick of online advertisement revenue helped cloud and internet-based solutions providers such as Amazon, Apple, Samsung Electronics,...
Aug 24, 2020
Asset tracking is one of the highest growth application segments for the Internet of Things (IoT). According to a new report by global tech market advisory firm, ABI Research, asset tracking device...
Aug 24, 2020
India’s data center capacity is expected to grow from 375 MW in H1 2020 to 1,078 MW by 2025, presenting a USD 4.9 billion investment opportunity, according to JLL’s H1 2020 ‘(re)Imagine Data Centers...
Aug 20, 2020
Muthoot Fincorp, the flagship company of Muthoot Pappachan Group, today launched its next phase of digital transformation. To drive the next phase, it has tied up with Nucleus Software, leading...
Aug 18, 2020
Organizations that combine deployment of AI with skilling initiatives are generating most value from AI, according to Microsoft India’s research. Topline findings of the research underscore that...
Aug 13, 2020
There is a positive upturn in the manufacturing industry, with nearly 74% of respondents reporting that they are optimistic towards the future, according to InfinityQS International’s 2020 Global...
Aug 12, 2020
This column not a treatise to support or refute the contention that internet is the next best thing after sliced bread. In addition to the two being incomparable and thus not belonging in the same...
Aug 12, 2020
Retailers in APAC are looking to harness technologies like intelligent automation, cloud computing and mobility to drive economic growth, according to Zebra Technologies Corporation’s 12th Annual...
Aug 05, 2020
The Indian hospitality sector had a record year in 2019, with occupancy rates at a 40-year high. Occupancy rates have plummeted and are now at 10-15% as the sector continues to feel the impact of the...
Jul 27, 2020
Risk Management is undergoing an evolution as we respond, reimagine and reform the operating model. At the forefront of enabling the new ways of operating, lie employee safety and ability to provide...
Jul 21, 2020
Business leaders around the world are comfortable and optimistic about the broad scale shift toward remote work, according to Riverbed’s Future of Work Global Survey 2020 that included 700 business...
Jul 16, 2020