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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IT executives see the talent shortage as the most significant adoption barrier to 64% of emerging technologies, compared with just 4% in 2020, according to a new survey from Gartner.  A lack of...
Sep 16, 2021
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The 22nd annual CIO&Leader Conference, the flagship event of the premier CIO community platform, CIO&Leader, from 9.9 Group, was successfully held virtually on 3rd and 4th September 2021. The...
Sep 15, 2021
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Four trends on the Gartner Hype Cycle for Artificial Intelligence, 2021 are driving near-term Artificial Intelligence (AI) innovation. These trends include responsible AI; small and wide data...
Sep 13, 2021
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Sakshi Vidur has joined Philips as Director - Enterprise IT Security. She moves from Yum! Brands where she served as the Head of Information Security - Asia Pacific. She was earlier associated with...
Sep 09, 2021
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Manoj Kumar Mauni has been appointed as CTO at Bandhan Bank. Immediately prior to this, he was EVP - IT at Kotak Mahindra Bank. Earlier, he was associated with Kotak Life Insurance Co, Maersk India,...
Sep 09, 2021
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Amit Dixit has been appointed as CTO at Zolo. Prior to joining Zolo, he was Principal Engineer at Tata CLiQ. Earlier, he was associated with Target, Infosys, and Global eProcure. Dixit completed his...
Sep 09, 2021
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Vijay Kannan is now CIO - Global Lubricants, Sectors & Decarbonisation, B2B Customer at Shell. Earlier, at Shell, he was CIO for its global commercial business. He is also currently the Advisor...
Sep 09, 2021
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Dr. Jai Menon has been appointed as CIO at Skylo Technologies. He is also the Founder of Kappa Consulting. Previously, he was the Founder & CEO of Hyperdew. Before that, he was Group CTO &...
Sep 09, 2021
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Gaurav Sharma has joined Poonawalla Fincorp as Group CTO. Immeidately prior to this, he was CTO at L&T Financial Services. He was also the Co-Founder of Techequity Technologies. He had earlier...
Sep 09, 2021
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The need for businesses to migrate critical workloads to the Cloud and modernize legacy on-premises IT infrastructure, especially post the pandemic, has been accelerating growth in cloud adoption....
Sep 07, 2021
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Technology challenges introduced by the COVID-19 pandemic and the emerging trend of remote work uncovered technology skills gaps at many organizations, which in turn required new approaches to...
Sep 02, 2021
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Samarjeet Singh has been appointed as Business Head - SAP for India, Sri Lanka & Middle East at SoftwareONE. Before this, he was with Mindtree as Global Head of SAP on Cloud, Database &...
Sep 01, 2021
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Businesses and organizations across all industries are increasing their investment in Artificial Intelligence (AI) to create competitive advantage through improved customer insight, greater employee...
Sep 01, 2021
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Worldwide government IT spending will total USD 557.3 billion in 2022, an increase of 6.5% from 2021, according to Gartner. “Governments will continue to accelerate investments in digital...
Aug 31, 2021
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The CPaaS market continues to demonstrate strong market growth, according to Synergy Research Group’s data. This momentum provides a solid foundation for increased development of communication and...
Aug 30, 2021
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It is often worried that the rise of Artificial Intelligence (AI) will negatively impact employment, but GlobalData notes that the rush for digitization and Industry 4.0 have actually provided a...
Aug 26, 2021
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Rajesh Choudhary has been appointed as Chief Information & Technology Officer at CSB Bank. Prior to joining CSB Bank, he was associated with Barclays Bank, RBS, ICICI Bank and Bank of America,...
Aug 26, 2021
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Nearly 80% of workers are using collaboration tools for work in 2021, up from just over half of workers in 2019, according to the Gartner’s Digital Worker Experience Survey. This is an increase of 44...
Aug 26, 2021
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There is a magnitude of SaaS data exposure, with 40% of all SaaS assets unmanaged, providing internal, external and public data access, according to DoControl’s report, titled Quantifying the Immense...
Aug 25, 2021
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Building on its commitment towards a sustainable and inclusive future, The National Association of Software and Services Companies (NASSCOM) recently at the Smart City event shed light on the top...
Aug 25, 2021
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Decision-makers in Indian enterprises are investing in big data analytics to base decisions on real-time data during these turbulent times. Digitally determined enterprises demonstrate a forward-...
Aug 24, 2021
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71% of the higher education institutions surveyed are looking to invest in digital transformation and integration of new technologies, according to VMware’s Future of Education survey. Additionally,...
Aug 24, 2021
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Bharti AXA Life has embarked on an ambitious journey of digital transformation during the financial year 2020-21 and has launched 7 new digital platforms for its sales personnel, distributors and...
Aug 23, 2021
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Engineering trust, accelerating growth and sculpting change are the three overarching trends on the Gartner Hype Cycle for Emerging Technologies, 2021 that will drive organizations to explore...
Aug 23, 2021
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Leading data-driven enterprises are leaning into open source software (OSS) — they are four times more likely to have deployed Apache Cassandra, Kubernetes, along with a combination of other select...
Aug 23, 2021
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Fintech adoption was already on the rise prior to the COVID-19 pandemic. However, the uncertainty related to the pandemic accelerated shift towards digital financial life and it became an...
Aug 23, 2021
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Enterprises are pouring money into data management software – to the tune of USD 73 billion in 2020 – but are seeing very little return on their data investments, according to Dremio’s study. Only 22...
Aug 20, 2021
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The warehousing industry has ramped up its automation efforts considering the increased order volume and labor shortages fueled by the pandemic. In addition to technology solutions such as Augmented...
Aug 20, 2021
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Vineet Jaiswal has been appointed as Chief Digital & Technology Officer at Vedanta Resources. Previously, he was Group Chief Digital Officer at JSW. Earlier, he was involved in several leadership...
Aug 19, 2021
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India government IT spending is projected to total USD 8.3 billion in 2022, an increase of 8.6% from 2021 according to Gartner. “Digitalization initiatives of Indian government organizations took a...
Aug 19, 2021
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Vikram GR has joined as CISO of Wipro. Previously, he was with Diageo India in the same capacity. Earlier, he was associated with EY, Protiviti, and Paladion. Vikram completed his BE in...
Aug 18, 2021
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The emergence of digital adoption demands country governments establish a well-defined regulatory system to enable cohesive data sharing environments, according to the IDC report titled Asia/Pacific...
Aug 18, 2021
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As announced in the Statement on Developmental and Regulatory Policies in the first Bi-monthly Monetary Policy Statement for 2021-2022 dated April 07, 2021, the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has...
Aug 17, 2021
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SBI Life Insurance is accelerating its digital transformation journey and offering prime experience to its customers amidst the ongoing pandemic. With the insurance sector moving at an extremely fast...
Aug 17, 2021
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Investments in technologies focused on the customer are rapidly becoming a top priority for customer service and support (CSS) leaders, according to Gartner. In a survey of 89 service leaders in May-...
Aug 17, 2021
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Multi-cloud is overwhelmingly the standard operations model for IT organizations of all sizes, in all regions, and every industry, with 76% of survey respondents stating their organization has...
Aug 16, 2021
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A large gap exists between data consumers and data suppliers in organizations, according to the survey report commissioned by Immuta from 451 Research, the enterprise technology research unit of S...
Aug 16, 2021
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Ekhlaque Bari has joined Jubilant Foodworks as CIO. Immediately prior to this, he was EVP, CTO & Head of Analytics at Fullerton India Credit Company. Earlier, he held several leadership positions...
Aug 14, 2021
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More than one third of organizations worldwide have experienced a ransomware attack or breach that blocked access to systems or data in the previous 12 months, according to IDC’s survey. And for...
Aug 13, 2021
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In the first half of 2021, ransomware attacks skyrocketed, eclipsing the entire volume for 2020 in only six months, according to the mid-year update to the 2021 SonicWall Cyber Threat Report. With...
Aug 12, 2021
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Mahesh Ramamoorthy has been appointed as CIO at Yes Bank. He joins from FIS where he served as the Senior Vice President - Payments International. Earlier, he was associated with ElectraCard Services...
Aug 11, 2021
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73% of organizations in India report they are likely to experience a data breach that impacts customer data in the next 12 months, according to Trend Micro. The findings come from Trend Micro’s...
Aug 10, 2021
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The number of ‘access-for-sale’ ads on the dark web has increased seven-fold compared with previous years, according to Positive Technologies’ study. As per the study, the cyber-criminal profile is...
Aug 09, 2021
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2020 drove a large-scale push for application modernization. As organizations scrambled to support fully distributed workforces and securely integrate new cloud-native data platforms and...
Aug 09, 2021
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Worldwide 5G network infrastructure revenue is on pace to grow 39% to total USD 19.1 billion in 2021, up from USD 13.7 billion in 2020, according to the latest forecast by Gartner. Communications...
Aug 06, 2021
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Indian companies and public sector organizations that migrated computing workloads from on-premises data centers to cloud infrastructure could expect to reduce their energy use – and associated...
Aug 05, 2021
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80% of global organizations report they are likely to experience a data breach that impacts customer data in the next 12 months, according to Trend Micro’s survey. The findings come from Trend Micro'...
Aug 04, 2021
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