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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81% of employees believe Artificial Intelligence (AI) improves their overall performance at work, according to SnapLogic’s study. As a result, more than two thirds (68%) are calling on their...
Jul 30, 2021
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Chulanga Perera has been appointed as Chief Transformation Officer & Head of Strategy at Diamler India Commercial Vehicles. Perera takes up this new role in addition to his current CIO role at...
Jul 30, 2021
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Q2 enterprise spending on cloud infrastructure services reached USD 42 billion, having increased by USD 2.7 billion from the previous quarter and up 39% from the second quarter of 2020, according to...
Jul 30, 2021
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Organizations are moving to the cloud in big numbers to drive competitive strategies and provide richer customer experiences, a shift from earlier adopters that looked to the cloud primarily for...
Jul 29, 2021
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Thippesha Dyamappa has joined as the CTO at Upstox. He moves from Amazon where he served as the Director - Software Development, International Retail. Earlier, he was associated with Sabre Holdings....
Jul 29, 2021
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As ransomware continue to top the list of cyberattacks, affected organizations are often faced with the ultimate decision to make, to pay or not to pay the ransom? According to IDC's latest Survey...
Jul 29, 2021
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Sanjay Verma has joined as Group CIO at Akums India. He moves from Somany Ceramics where he was the CIO. Earlier, Verma was associated with JK Lakshmi Cement, Spentex Industries, Sunflag Industries,...
Jul 28, 2021
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Gartner identified the top 5 business trends that will impact the global manufacturing sector in 2021. These trends will drive business disruption and widen opportunities for manufacturers. “The...
Jul 28, 2021
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Data breaches now cost surveyed companies USD 4.24 million per incident on average, according to IBM’s annual Cost of a Data Breach Report. This is the highest cost in the 17-year history of the...
Jul 28, 2021
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Augmented Reality (AR) has replaced Artificial Intelligence (AI) as the most disruptive emerging technology, according to a survey by GlobalData. GlobalData’s latest report, ‘Emerging Technology...
Jul 27, 2021
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As cloud adoption accelerates and the scale of cloud environments grows, engineering and security teams say that risks—and the costs of addressing them—are increasing. The findings are part of the...
Jul 27, 2021
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Consumer reliance on applications and digital services has soared since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, according to Cisco AppDynamics’ App Attention Index research. The global study, which...
Jul 27, 2021
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In Q2, 2021 that saw Microsoft warn of a new Russian Nobelium phishing campaign, the technology giant was again the brand most frequently targeted by cybercriminals, as it was in both Q1, 2021 and Q4...
Jul 26, 2021
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The global shift to remote work has exacerbated the onslaught, sophistication, and impact of phishing attacks, according to Ivanti’s survey. Nearly three-quarters (74%) of respondents said their...
Jul 26, 2021
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The all-pervasive digital shift by APeJ enterprises to attain digital resiliency has helped ICT spending grow by over 7.1% to reach USD 950 billion in 2021 and is expected to reach USD 1.1 Trillion...
Jul 26, 2021
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Building digital trust across the ecosystem has become a defining indicator of a successful digital transformation journey. Enterprises are accelerating their investments in cybersecurity solutions...
Jul 23, 2021
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Aan S. Chauhan has been appointed as CTO at Mindtree. Previously, he was CTO at L&T NxT. Earlier, he was associated with Cognizant and IBM. Chauhan completed his BTech in Electrical Engineering...
Jul 21, 2021
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With digital transformation (DX) being a key objective, many organizations in every industry are exploring AI technologies to enhance customer experience, improve operations, and enhance decision-...
Jul 20, 2021
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An overwhelming 97% of Indian companies increased their reliance on cloud solutions as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, according to ManageEngine’s 2021 Digital Readiness Survey. The study also...
Jul 20, 2021
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Enterprises are looking to software-defined networking technologies to cut networking costs, become more agile, better serve customers and better support employee remote working, according to...
Jul 19, 2021
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There is a crucial need for a unified, modern, and simplified approach to security, according to Fastly-ESG study. The study, based on insights from information security and IT professionals...
Jul 19, 2021
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The COVID-19 pandemic has given businesses an unprecedented opportunity to implement technology-fueled changes to the way they operate. AI and big data/analytics have been identified by healthcare...
Jul 16, 2021
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The India software market is estimated to reach USD 7.6 billion by the end of CY21, according to IDC’s Worldwide Semiannual Software Tracker 2H20 (July–December). The India software market was pegged...
Jul 16, 2021
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Rahul Bhardwaj has been appointed CIO at Fullerton India. Immediately prior to this, he was Senior Vice Presdient at Jio Payments Bank. Before that, he had served in various leadership and managerial...
Jul 15, 2021
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India IT spending is expected to total USD 92.7 billion in 2021, growing 8% from 2020, according to Gartner. Worldwide IT spending is projected to total USD 4.2 trillion in 2021, an increase of 8.6%...
Jul 15, 2021
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The e-commerce market in India has been witnessing high growth during the past few years. It continued to grow even during the COVID-19 pandemic as wary consumers preferred online channel for...
Jul 14, 2021
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The COVID-19 crisis led most enterprises in APeJ region to prioritize digital infrastructure resiliency investments to ensure long-term business resiliency and success. Public cloud services are...
Jul 14, 2021
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RajKiran Rai G, Managing Director & CEO, Union Bank of India, flanked by Dinesh Kumar Garg, Nitesh Ranjan, Executive Directors, Satyanarayana Pathuri, Chief General Manager - Digitization &...
Jul 14, 2021
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There is a growing priority of threat modeling for applications that companies build, coinciding with a belief that the majority or all of these efforts could be automated, according to Security...
Jul 13, 2021
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The biggest share of detected malicious links between December 2020 and May 2021 were sent via WhatsApp (89.6%), followed by Telegram (5.6%), according to Kaspersky research. Viber is in third place...
Jul 13, 2021
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Artificial Intelligence/Machine Learning (AI/ML) will be the most critical technology skill that Indian organizations plan to acquire in the next six months, according to IDC’s report. The report...
Jul 13, 2021
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Madhavi Kanumoory has been appointed Chief Digital & Information Officer at Birla Carbon. She joins from Healthcare Global Enterprises where she served as the CIO. Earlier, she was associated...
Jul 12, 2021
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The increase in the adoption of unified communication systems worldwide and rising investments by organizations in corporate telephony because it offers better productivity and operational cost...
Jul 12, 2021
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Gururaj Rao has been appointed EVP & CTO at Aditya Birla Health Insurance Co. He moves from Mahindra & Mahindra Financial Services where he served as the VP & CIO. He was with Mahindra...
Jul 09, 2021
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The increasing number of applications being deployed on the cloud in many sectors, fast improvements in the Internet of Things (IoT) domain, developments in a number of smart applications, and...
Jul 09, 2021
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As part of their leadership responsibilities, CIOs should leverage their influence and technology resources to take an active role in advancing diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI) initiatives,...
Jul 08, 2021
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70% of global technology buyers are exploring more ways to purchase technology this year, however vendor engagement strategies continue to underdeliver when it comes to meeting tech buyer ...
Jul 07, 2021
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With the COVID-19 pandemic denting the consumer sentiment due to the imposed travel restrictions and lockdowns in India, the retail industry has been at the forefront of the economic disruption. As...
Jul 07, 2021
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The usage of digital signatures is rising as a result of the increasing need for user authentication and smooth digital transaction management, according to P&S Intelligence. Moreover, the use of...
Jul 06, 2021
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Mohit Gupta is now Group CISO at Motherson Group. Prior to this new role, he was CISO of Motherson Sumi INfotech and Designs, an IT division of Motherson Group. Earlier, he was associated with Espire...
Jul 06, 2021
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A new Monero crypto-miner malware, Crackonosh, has been circulating since at least June 2018 and has yielded over 2 million USD in revenue for its creators from over 222,000 infected systems...
Jul 05, 2021
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A K Capital Services, one of India’s most trusted bond houses, has seamlessly integrated security across its network, branches, hybrid cloud and remote workers. The organization has done the...
Jul 05, 2021
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Sanjay Nagpal has been promoted as CIO - Digital at TV Today Network. Previously, he was Head of Technology at the same organization. Earlier, he was associated with BagItToday, India Today, Times...
Jul 05, 2021
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Almost three quarters of enterprises (71%) believe that the COVID-19 pandemic has accelerated existing digital transformation plans, with 52% signaling greater interest in 5G and the internet of...
Jul 05, 2021
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As businesses seek technology solutions that help us prepare for a new post-pandemic normal, cloud adoption rates continue to rise. In fact, according to Spiceworks Ziff Davis (SWZD) research, 67% of...
Jul 02, 2021
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There is a major gap in security capability among mobile operators, which in many cases is not yet being filled by industry partnerships, according to Trend Micro’s study. In the 5G era, and a...
Jul 01, 2021
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Rishi Mehta has joined as CISO at Cyble. Immediately prior to this, he was Senior Director - Technology (Enterprise Engineering, Infrastructure) at Target. Previously, he held leadership &...
Jun 30, 2021
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