CIO&Leader

CIO&Leader, the premier community platform and publication for Indian CIOs, is honoring selected veteran CIOs in India with CIO Samman, on the occasion of the 20th anniversary of its annual CIO...
Jul 12, 2019
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MonetaGo, the blockchain company that rose to prominence after it helped RBI’s banking R&D institution, IDRBT, in launching a pilot blockchain, has tasted success in India by launching a...
Feb 26, 2019
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Contingency plans will minimize the business impact of canceled or postponed events and enable organizations to overcome associated disruptions due to coronavirus, according to Gartner. “Due to the...
Apr 09, 2020
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Misconfigurations are the primary cause of cloud security issues, according to Trend Micro’s research, which identifies 230 million misconfigurations on average each day, proving this risk is...
Apr 09, 2020
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Most of the focus of more than 900 audit and risk leaders, surveyed by Gartner, is on assessing the impact of coronavirus on organizational operations and controls, as well as revising and executing...
Apr 08, 2020
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The economic value of cyberattack prevention – which takes into account the entire cybersecurity lifecycle of detection, containment, remediation, and recovery – ranges from USD 396,675 to USD 1,366,...
Apr 08, 2020
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A recent poll by Citrix found that employees are more productive when they work from home. As many as 69% of employees polled in the US said their productivity is higher, when they work from home....
Apr 08, 2020
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The rapid changes to enterprise working practices, and broader concerns about the pandemic, are both being exploited by cybercriminals as they step up their attacks, generating a raft of new...
Apr 08, 2020
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53.4% of respondents are dissatisfied with their employers’ crisis response, according to Hinge Research Institute’s study, titled How Professional Services Firms Are Responding to the COVID-19...
Apr 07, 2020
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Customer Experience (CX) is a growing priority among APAC organizations with one in five (19%) of them identifying CX to be the most exciting opportunity for 2020, according to a report by Adobe and...
Apr 07, 2020
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As organizations address the longer-term implications of COVID-19, it is imperative to focus on the needs of all stakeholders, from customers to suppliers to shareholders and, specifically, employees...
Apr 06, 2020
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Business leaders are focussing on navigating the immediate impact that COVID-19 has across supply chains, revenue and profitability, while reconfiguring capital allocation and M&A plans for the...
Apr 06, 2020
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More than 90% CIOs say digital transformation will pickup pace in 2020 and Customer Experience (CX) will be a top driver to the digital transformation efforts, according to Flexera’s 2020 CIO...
Apr 06, 2020
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Ransomware attacks skyrocketed in 2019, according to the latest Beazley Breach Briefing, an annual update on cyber trends produced by leading cyber insurer Beazley. Beazley’s in-house team of breach...
Apr 03, 2020
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The total number of IoT connections will reach 83 billion by 2024, rising from 35 billion connections in 2020, according to Juniper’s The Internet of Things: Consumer, Industrial & Public...
Apr 03, 2020
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Adware now accounts for the vast majority of Android mobile malware, according to Avast. Statistics gathered between October and December 2019 by Avast’s Threat Lab experts show that adware was...
Apr 02, 2020
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Healthcare organizations around the globe are under pressure to drive digital transformation to meet increasing patient care demands, according to Nutanix’s Enterprise Cloud Index Report. Overall...
Apr 02, 2020
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42% of companies experienced a data loss event that resulted in downtime last year, according to Acronis’ 2020 World Cyber Protection Week Survey. That high number is likely caused by the fact that...
Apr 01, 2020
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Vijay Aggarwal has been appointed CTO at BharatPe. Prior to this, he was Head of Engineering at Syfe. Earlier, he had served in various leadership and managerial positions at companies like Grofers,...
Apr 01, 2020
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Companies that have seen a positive revenue growth collect more Customer Experience (CX) data than non-growth companies, according to Gartner’s Changing Approaches to Product Development Survey. The...
Apr 01, 2020
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58% of C-level executives at Small and Medium Businesses (SMBs) said their biggest data storage challenge is security vulnerability, according to Infrascale research. Nearly half (49%) of top leaders...
Apr 01, 2020
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While many companies are beginning to migrate security tools to the cloud, a significant number have concerns, according to Exabeam’s Security Practitioner Survey. The survey, conducted at the Cloud...
Mar 31, 2020
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APeJ spending on augmented reality and virtual reality (AR/VR) will be USD 3.7 billion in 2019, an increase of 34.0% from the previous year, according to IDC’s Worldwide Augmented and Virtual Reality...
Mar 31, 2020
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Irshad Saifi has joined Shardul Amarchand Mangaldas & Co as Global CIO & CDO. Earlier, he had served in top cybersecurity positions at Havells India and Sun Pharma. He also worked in crucial...
Mar 31, 2020
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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
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Organizations’ current approach to risk governance is not sufficient to tackle the complex risk environment organizations are facing today, according to Gartner. The COVID-19 pandemic is just the...
Mar 30, 2020
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Leading six public cloud providers in China are all local companies, while Amazon and Microsoft continue to lead in the rest of the APAC region, according to new Q4 data from Synergy Research Group....
Mar 30, 2020
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You do not have to be a news junkie to know that most of the organizations globally have switched to work from home (WFH), in the wake of spread of COVID-19. While many countries, including India,...
Mar 28, 2020
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As much of the world grapples with the new coronavirus, COVID-19, and how to handle it, attackers are taking advantage of the widespread discussion of COVID-19 in emails and across the web. There has...
Mar 27, 2020
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The worldwide spend on data center hardware and software reached USD 152 billion in 2019, up 2% from 2018, according to Synergy Research Group. Within that, spending on public cloud data center...
Mar 26, 2020
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COVID-19 pandemic continues to hamper economic activities around the globe impacting businesses and industries at nearly every level, and IT markets will not be spared. In January 2020, IDC...
Mar 25, 2020
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As more and more organizations implement company-wide work from home policies as a way to protect the health of employees in the wake of COVID-19, they are also considering how to continue business...
Mar 25, 2020
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Organizations reached a global cloud tipping point causing them to struggle with security challenges of digital transformation (DX), according to a Thales study. Today, half (50%) of all corporate...
Mar 24, 2020
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Tikona Infinet is a Mumbai-based Internet Service Provider (ISP) with a Class-A licence to provide services across the country. Established in 2008 by industry veterans and backed by reputed...
Mar 23, 2020
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City Union Bank (CUB) Ltd is one of the leading scheduled commercial banks in the private sector with a significant presence across pan India. The bank’s segments include Treasury, Corporate Banking...
Mar 23, 2020
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NetApp, the leader in cloud data services, today announced that it acquired Talon Storage, a leader in next generation software-defined storage solutions enabling global enterprises to centralize and...
Mar 23, 2020
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ACL Mobile is a leading provider of communications platform to businesses. Its platforms enable large and leading enterprises to engage with customers over multiple channels including SMS, Voice,...
Mar 23, 2020
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Sharekhan is one of India’s largest retail brokerage firms with 2 million customers as on 1st March 2020. A pioneer in online trading, Sharekhan offers a broad range of financial products and...
Mar 23, 2020
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Bajaj Allianz Life, one of India’s leading private life insurers, has introduced the most comprehensive WhatsApp service in the life insurance industry. Customers can simply message, “Hi” from their...
Mar 20, 2020
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88% of organizations have encouraged or required employees to work from home, regardless of whether or not they showed coronavirus-related symptoms, according to Gartner. Nearly all organizations (97...
Mar 20, 2020
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The worldwide server market continued to grow in the fourth quarter of 2019 as revenue increased 5.1% and shipments grew 11.7% year over year, according to Gartner. In all of 2019, worldwide server...
Mar 19, 2020
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One-third of financial services organizations lack a clear plan or the resources to address privacy risks related to customer data in the next 12 months, according to Accenture’s Privacy in Financial...
Mar 19, 2020
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Kamal Goel has been appointed as the EVP - IT & Chief Evangelist at Yotta Infrastructure Solutions. Prior to this, he was SVP - IT at Anand Rathi Financial Services. He has also served in various...
Mar 18, 2020
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Even with abundant opportunity for disruption, the five-day work week still continues to underpin when office work is done. A mandate from the early 20th century, this concept has persisted for...
Mar 17, 2020
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Organizations on average are managing almost 40% more data than they were a year ago, according to Dell Technologies’ study, titled Global Data Protection Index 2020 Snapshot. With this surge in data...
Mar 17, 2020
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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
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Just 12% of more than 1,500 respondents believe their businesses are highly prepared for the impact of coronavirus, while 26% believe that the virus will have little or no impact on their business,...
Mar 13, 2020
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Ashok Jade has joined Spark Minda Group as Group Chief Information & Technology Officer. Prior to this, he served as the CIO of Shalimar Paints. He has also worked in companies like Videocon and...
Mar 12, 2020
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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
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