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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In the near future, manufacturing companies will collaborate in hyperconnected value networks in which data-and-analytics applications drive productivity, new customer experiences and societal and...
Jan 15, 2021
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Digital payment methods are well accepted by Indian households and are not just the preserve of the rich or well educated, finds a study conducted by People Research on India’s Consumer Economy (...
Jan 15, 2021
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There are five pivotal big data industry trends and predictions expected to emerge in 2021, according to Okera. “The COVID-19 pandemic forced companies across the board to accelerate their digital...
Jan 14, 2021
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Sudipto Barman has been appointed Group CIO at Dixcy Textiles. Immediately prior to this, he was Head of IT Applications at DCM Shriram. Earlier, he served in several leadership and managerial...
Jan 13, 2021
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As COVID-19 started to spread globally this year, operations at many businesses shifted to remote work or ground to a halt, but many factories did not. Many warehouses and factories have been able to...
Jan 13, 2021
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Harmeen Mehta has joined BT as Chief Digital & Innovation Officer. Immediately prior to this, she was Global CIO & Head - Cloud & Security Business at Bharti Airtel. Earlier, she served...
Jan 12, 2021
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There is growing importance of digital experience for today’s workforce. Though technology leaders continue to recognize the importance of DEX, the results from Nexthink Pulse Report: Exploring IT’s...
Jan 12, 2021
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The pace of government adoption of Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Machine Learning (ML) technologies remains too slow in the face of amplified technology reliance due to the Coronavirus pandemic,...
Jan 12, 2021
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With the growing threat of fraud fueled by the digital acceleration that took place in 2020, Experian recently released its 2021 Future of Fraud Forecast that reveals five emerging fraud threats...
Jan 12, 2021
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The current situation has made us realize that Digital Transformation has become a buzz word across industries and in recent times has transformed into a key element of business strategy. It has even...
Jan 12, 2021
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While most Asian businesses were quick to respond to the pandemic—compressing many long-term digital projects into the space of weeks and months—and are therefore emerging stronger from the pandemic...
Jan 12, 2021
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The total number of QR code payment users will exceed 2.2 billion in 2025, up from 1.5 billion in 2020; equating to 29% of all mobile phone users across the world in 2025, according to Juniper...
Jan 11, 2021
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Pradipt Kapoor has joined Bharti Airtel as CIO. He takes over from Harmeen Mehta. Kapoor was previously associated with A.P. Moller-Maersk as Vice President & Global Head of Products &...
Jan 11, 2021
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Consumers expect connected technology to become more flexible and interactive going forward and see devices enabling more proactive, and even creative choices in a wide range of everyday life...
Jan 11, 2021
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As industries across the world witnessed a dramatic acceleration in the need for digitization, technology-driven companies are now leading the path to a faster recovery globally. As per NASSCOM’s...
Jan 08, 2021
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Harmit Singh Malhotra has been appointed CTO at Enterr10 Television. Immediately prior to this, he was GM - IT & IS (Broadcast & Corporate) at Republic World. Earlier, he served in several...
Jan 07, 2021
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Ransomware attacks have grown, with hacking now accounting for 30% of all attacks, and the healthcare industry is increasingly targeted by criminals. In particular, attackers have begun exploiting...
Jan 07, 2021
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Despite the drop in its value from USD 860m in 2019 to USD 800m in 2020, India’s enterprise mobility market will maintain a compounded annual growth rate (CAGR) of 5.5% between 2019 and 2024, driven...
Jan 06, 2021
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Bhavesh Gandhi has been appointed SVP, Chief Digital & Information Officer at Aarti Industries. Immediately prior to this, he was CIO - Pharma at Piramal Enterprises where he served for more than...
Jan 06, 2021
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Rajendra Bhalerao has been appointed CISO at Scotiabank. Immediately prior to this, he was CISO at SBM Bank (India). Earlier, he served in the same capacity at Paytm Payments Bank. He had also worked...
Jan 06, 2021
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70% of hiring processes of new CIOs rank individual determination and sensitivity as two critical personal characteristics in 2021, according to Gartner. As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to shift...
Jan 06, 2021
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IT security remains the top priority for business leaders in 2021, and this is the area where they feel their knowledge is most lacking. However, despite strong media attention on these topics, AI/...
Jan 05, 2021
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As the world moved online seemingly overnight in the face of the COVID-19 pandemic, the criticality of data centers and the unrelenting reliance on them across all walks of life became an enduring...
Jan 05, 2021
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Online users are more likely to reveal private information based on how website forms are structured to elicit data, according to BGU researchers’ study, titled Online Disclosure Depends on How You...
Jan 05, 2021
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Information Technology (IT) underwent a major change in 2020 as organizations were forced to quickly adopt strategies to handle new cybersecurity threats and increased remote working and...
Jan 05, 2021
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Despite significant upheaval to organizations’ digital transformation plans, the COVID-19 pandemic has contributed to a surge in innovative projects, according to Couchbase’s survey.  77% of...
Jan 04, 2021
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Chaitanya Wagh has been appointed as the CTO (India) at Scotiabank. Immediately prior to this, he was Group CTO at JM Financial, an organization where he served for more than a decade. Earlier, he...
Jan 04, 2021
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Hyperscale operator capex in the third quarter was over USD 37 billion, easily setting a new record for quarterly spending, according to Synergy Research Group. Total spending for the first three...
Jan 04, 2021
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Majority of employees feel more productive at home and want to continue remote work, even after it’s deemed safe to return to offices. However, poor security practices could force businesses to...
Dec 23, 2020
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The overall server market in India witnessed a year-over-year (YoY) growth of 0.3% in terms of revenue to reach USD281.1 million in Q3 2020 (Jul-Sep) versus USD280.1 million in Q3 2019, according to ...
Dec 23, 2020
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Modernization projects using an incremental and continuous improvement model achieve superior results when compared to other project-based approaches including the ripping and replacing of core...
Dec 22, 2020
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While most organizations today are using cloud-native apps, Kubernetes and microservices, they struggle to secure and connect the complex environments resulting from them, according to Volterra-...
Dec 22, 2020
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The World Economic Forum’s Mining and Metals Blockchain Initiative (“MMBI”), released a proof of concept that uses distributed ledger technology to track embedded greenhouse gas emissions. A...
Dec 22, 2020
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There is a significant acceleration of cloud and colocation migrations, with 54% of IT infrastructure and senior technology leaders stating the pandemic has motivated their organization to move...
Dec 21, 2020
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Three out of four consumers (76%) would welcome assistance from their insurer in dealing with cybersecurity threats as the pandemic drives more consumers online, according to Accenture’s report,...
Dec 21, 2020
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Adversities make us stronger and more resilient. The current pandemic has not just made us stronger, it has helped us discover new things and redefine the way we have looked at things, was the...
Dec 17, 2020
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Jagdip Kumar has joined as the CIO of Lohia Corp. Immediately prior to this, he was with Cosmo Films where he served in various managerial and leadership positions for more than a decade. Before that...
Dec 16, 2020
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More than two-thirds (70%) of respondents revealed that COVID-19 has caused IT to be viewed more strategically within their healthcare organizations and the pandemic has accelerated digital...
Dec 16, 2020
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Transparency into business performance and financial data is a key factor in employee confidence, according to Place Technology’s survey, titled Financial Transparency and Employee Confidence. More...
Dec 15, 2020
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Shiva Nair has joined Agthia Group PJSC as Group CIO. He will be based out of Abu Dhabi, UAE. Before joining Agthia, he served as the VP & CIO at Adani Wilmar. Earlier, he was associated in...
Dec 15, 2020
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The pandemic has accelerated digital transformation for 88% of global organizations. However, this increase in cloud adoption may leave business data insecure, according to Trend Micro’s survey....
Dec 15, 2020
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Over half of respondents said their organizations are seeing more attacks and threats now than at the start of 2020, according to Check Point Research’s survey.  The majority believe their approach...
Dec 14, 2020
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Few employees are interested in adding to the upheaval the global pandemic has created in their lives by changing jobs. But when it eventually subsides, many will be open to exploring their options....
Dec 14, 2020
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Worldwide spend on data center hardware and software nudged upwards by 2% from the third quarter of 2019, thanks entirely to a 21% jump in spending on public cloud infrastructure, which pushed it to...
Dec 14, 2020
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The India public cloud services (PCS) market, including infrastructure-as-a-service (IaaS), platform-as-a-service (PaaS) solutions, and software-as-a-service (SaaS), touched USD 1.6 billion for the...
Dec 14, 2020
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In the Augmented Reality (AR) enterprise market, AR remote applications, such as AR remote expertise and AR remote training, will continue to grow in 2021 and lead in terms of adoption rates,...
Dec 11, 2020
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Widespread remote work has broad-reaching effects on cybersecurity, as corporate networks around the world were turned inside out to accommodate remote workers. This, in turn, had dramatic effects on...
Dec 11, 2020
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