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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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The global IT spending will total USD 3.5 trillion in 2020, a decline of 7.3% from 2019, according to Gartner. While the global economy is expected to witness a ‘swoosh’ recovery, IT spending will...
Jul 14, 2020
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Organizations will move beyond passwords and adopt non-password authentication methods, such as biometrics in 2020 and beyond, according to Netwrix’s study, outlining the cybersecurity trends....
Jul 14, 2020
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There is increased productivity among technologists working remotely, according to Dice’s report, titled The State of Remote Work. Employers offering long-term flex, remote work will outpace...
Jul 13, 2020
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Over the last decade, cyber security has rapidly become a concerning problem. Rightfully so, given how a cyber-attack can compromise an organization’s key functions and processes within a matter of...
Jul 13, 2020
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There has been a rapid acceleration of telehealth since the advent of COVID-19, according to a Vivify Health survey of healthcare consumers. A full 70% of respondents say at least one of their...
Jul 10, 2020
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Security professionals are facing barriers on the path to modernizing the security operations center (SOC). The struggle to effectively manage high volumes of security alerts and the complexities...
Jul 10, 2020
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Nearly three quarters (70%) of organizations experienced a public cloud security incident in the last year – including ransomware and other malware (50%), exposed data (29%), compromised accounts (25...
Jul 09, 2020
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The total number of large data centers operated by hyperscale providers increased to 541 at the end of the second quarter of 2020, more than double the mid-2015 count, according to Synergy Research...
Jul 09, 2020
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Conferencing applications were already in wide use at home and at work prior to the COVID-19 outbreak, according to IDC. When the pandemic created the need to move in-person events to virtual...
Jul 08, 2020
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A new AI platform, HRMS, has been launched today to enable companies and institutions to comply with MHA provided guidelines for safe reopening. HRMS stands for Health Risk Monitoring System, an...
Jul 08, 2020
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To promote availability of consumer products at doorsteps in rural India through local entrepreneurs and e-kirana stores, Common Services Centers under the aegis of the Ministry of Electronics and...
Jul 08, 2020
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More than half of financial services companies plan to accelerate implementation of their next generation technology strategies, according to Broadridge Financial Solutions’ global survey of 500...
Jul 08, 2020
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The COVID-19 pandemic has had an unprecedented impact on the Indian businesses and more so for the SMEs and start-ups. With uncertainty in the business environment and an unexpected shift in the...
Jul 07, 2020
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India’s largest data center was inaugurated today at Navi Mumbai, Maharashtra. The data center, Yotta NM1, was unveiled in a virtual event in the presence of Shri Uddhav Thackeray, Hon. Chief...
Jul 07, 2020
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Amit Ghodekar has been appointed Global Head - Cyber Security at Cover-More Group. Earlier, he was Senior Vice President & CISO at Motilal Oswal Financial Services and before that, Assistant Vice...
Jul 07, 2020
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Prior to COVID-19, just over half (54%) of consumers reported having a better experience shopping online; however, after facing nearly three months of COVID-19, 76% of consumers moved to online...
Jul 07, 2020
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A Shiju Rawther has joined Poonawalla Finance as CIO. Immediately prior to this, he was Executive Vice President - Technology at IIFL. Earlier, he served in various leadership and managerial...
Jul 06, 2020
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COVID-19 has highlighted the challenges faced by those in the cyber insurance market, but there is still a considerable opportunity to grow the market despite the changing risk landscape, according...
Jul 06, 2020
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There is, currently, a marked increase in the adoption of cloud-based security tools compared to March 2020, prior to the COVID-19 lockdown, according to Exabeam’s study. 88% of recent respondents...
Jul 06, 2020
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Artificial Intelligence offers the chance to change the way organizations do business, from delivering operational efficiency to massively increasing the understanding of customers and markets. As a...
Jul 06, 2020
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By 2026, IoT connections will exceed 23 billion across all major IoT markets, according to ABI Research. Almost all those connections will be faced with incessant and constantly evolving cyber-...
Jul 03, 2020
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The lack of technology skills is contributing to a dent in productivity as workers struggle to adapt to working from home over prolonged periods, according to a Questionmark study. So, employers need...
Jul 03, 2020
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Digital transformation has widespread support among managers and employees, but some think that the pace of change at their companies could be faster, they could be more involved than they are, and...
Jul 03, 2020
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Nearly three quarters (72%) of remote workers say they are more conscious of their organization’s cybersecurity policies since lockdown began, but many are breaking the rules anyway due to limited...
Jul 02, 2020
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Cloud technology – which is facilitating communication and remote working amid the present COVID-19 lockdown – is also the preferred choice for upskilling for the Indian developers, reveals a TechGig...
Jul 02, 2020
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Future Group will deploy next generation integrated demand planning (forecasting), replenishment planning and sales and operations planning platforms from o9 Solutions in its 1500 stores across 450...
Jul 02, 2020
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Shantanu Preetam has been appointed as CTO at PayU India. Immediately prior to this, he was VP - Software Engineering at Walmart Labs. Earlier, he was also associated with companies like Yahoo!, Dell...
Jul 02, 2020
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Technology companies continue to see customer interest in cybersecurity, cloud computing and other areas, perhaps indicating that the business environment is stabilizing, according to a new survey by...
Jul 02, 2020
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According to the survey results, 92% of business leaders agree that to survive and flourish, companies must enable digital channels and process automation in the workplace, according to K2-Harris...
Jul 01, 2020
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Gaurav Kataria has been appointed Chief Digital and Information Officer at Sai Life Sciences. Immediately prior to this, he was Vice President - Digital Strategy & Solutions (Aerospace &...
Jul 01, 2020
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While organizations have slowly improved in their ability to plan for, detect and respond to cyberattacks over the past five years, their ability to contain an attack has declined by 13% during this...
Jul 01, 2020
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More than ever, cloud compute and intelligence platforms should be as close to the source of data at the outer ‘edges’ as possible. The importance of cloud-edges is further highlighted in their...
Jun 30, 2020
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Oracle became the second of the large cloud providers to launch multiple cloud regions in India, when it announced launching of its second cloud region in Hyderabad yesterday. Microsoft already has...
Jun 30, 2020
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Organizations are incurring high costs because of missing risks in their strategic initiatives, according to Gartner’s survey of more than 382 strategic initiative leaders. For an average USD 5...
Jun 30, 2020
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As India gets ready to return to work, professionals from different generations exhibit varied confidence levels towards returning to the physical workplace with Gen X and Boomers more willing to...
Jun 30, 2020
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The value of transactions processed by virtual cards will more than treble over the next 5 years; increasing from an anticipated USD 1.6 trillion in 2020, according to Juniper Research’s study,...
Jun 29, 2020
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52% of organizations’ business operations are continuing at a reduced level due to the COVID-19 pandemic, according to Gartner’s survey of 172 HR leaders. As part of the same survey, 40% of 146...
Jun 29, 2020
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Just 10% of companies were on the right path to building customer-centric supply chains that are resilient and enable growth prior to the COVID-19 pandemic, according to Accenture’s study, titled A...
Jun 29, 2020
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Nearly one-third of organizations are just starting CCPA planning, according to TrustArc’s Global Privacy Benchmark survey on how organizations are protecting and leveraging data, their most valuable...
Jun 29, 2020
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The Indian software market grew by 16.0% year over year (YoY) in 2H19 compared to 2H18, according to IDC’s Worldwide Semiannual Software Tracker, 2H19 (July-December). For 2019, the India software...
Jun 29, 2020
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Seven major application DDoS attacks have taken place over the previous month — two of which lasted 5-6 days, according to Imperva’s May 2020 Cyber Threat Index Report. Additionally, the study found...
Jun 26, 2020
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The COVID-19 global health crisis has disrupted work patterns worldwide, and one of the work areas most affected has been employee learning and development. With businesses implementing online models...
Jun 26, 2020
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Amit Waghmare has joined DB Corp as CIO. Immediately prior to this, he was Head - IT at Page Industries. Earlier, he served as the Head - IT in companies like VIP Industries, Inorbit Malls (India)...
Jun 26, 2020
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Vendor revenue from sales of IT infrastructure products (server, enterprise storage, and Ethernet switch) for cloud environments, including public and private cloud, increased 2.2% in the first...
Jun 26, 2020
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An estimated 82% of the workforce in respondents’ organizations will have returned to the workplace in 12-18 months’ time, on average, according to Xerox Holding Corporation’s global business survey...
Jun 25, 2020
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Consumers seem to have a heightened awareness about the value of their information with about 69% of Indian consumers saying they like the changes being made to the customer experience as a result of...
Jun 25, 2020
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COVID-19 has become a powerful catalyst for rapid cloud migration, according to LogicMonitor’s Cloud 2025 study of 500 global IT decision makers, which examines the future of cloud workloads and the...
Jun 24, 2020
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