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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Ranjan Revandkar has been appointed CISO at HDB Financial Services. He joins from Sun Pharma where he was Head of Information Security. Earlier, he was associated with RBL Bank, Kotak Mahindra Bank...
Oct 19, 2021
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To accelerate value creation, CIOs and IT executives should focus on three key areas – leading from anywhere, nurturing connections and reaching beyond, according to Gartner.  Mbula Schoen, senior...
Oct 19, 2021
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Over the past year, organizations across Asia/Pacific had to recalibrate their business models as every aspect of operation was disrupted by the pandemic. While there are many factors at play, COVID-...
Oct 18, 2021
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Global revenue from 5G services will reach USD 73 billion by the end of 2021; rising from USD 20 billion last year, according to Juniper Research’s report, titled 5G Monetization: Business Models,...
Oct 12, 2021
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Over three quarters (79%) of database professionals are now using either a paid-for or in-house monitoring tool, a survey from Redgate Software has shown. This is an increase of 10 percentage points...
Oct 12, 2021
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Across four key cloud service and infrastructure market segments, operator and vendor revenues for the first half of 2021 were USD 235 billion, having grown by 25% from the first half of 2020,...
Oct 12, 2021
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Maninder Singh Grewal has joined as Chief Data & Analytics Officer at mPokket. He moves from Anheuser-Busch InBev where he served as Global Director of Analytics. Earlier, he was associated with...
Oct 11, 2021
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Swaroop Patil has been appointed CIO at Everest Industries. He joins from Godrej Consumer Products where he was General Manager - IT. Earlier, he was associated with IBM, Capgemini, etc. Patil...
Oct 11, 2021
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Globally, there are 40% more attacks weekly on organizations in 2021 compared to 2020, according to Check Point Software Technologies. Globally, after a slight decrease in the weeks before March 2020...
Oct 11, 2021
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India’s retail industry is set to witness a massive shift with its e-commerce sales expected to grow at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 23% during 2020-25 to reach INR 9,328 bn (USD 119 bn),...
Oct 08, 2021
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9 out of 10 IT decision makers look to modernizing cloud architecture and improving data capabilities as top areas of investments, according to a Teradata study. Organizations know that having the...
Oct 07, 2021
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Government organizations around the world are adopting Artificial Intelligence (AI) technologies to help them achieve their public purpose or mission, but government employees are still concerned...
Oct 06, 2021
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An astonishing 91.5% of malware have arrived over HTTPS-encrypted connections, alarming surges across fileless malware threats, dramatic growth in ransomware, a big increase in network attacks, and...
Oct 06, 2021
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By 2025, the state of AI adoption in India – covering hardware, software and services market is expected to grow at a five-year compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 20.2% and total revenues reaching...
Oct 06, 2021
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Despite the shift to modernize business environments and operations among the Global 2000 companies, web domains remain dangerously under protected, according to CSC’s Domain Security Report: Forbes...
Oct 05, 2021
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2020 both accelerated and severely hampered the Virtual Reality (VR) market, and those impacts continue in 2021. Consumer interest in VR grew significantly, while the bubble created around location-...
Oct 05, 2021
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Over the next two years, visual configuration, digital wallets, customer identity and access management (CIAM) and virtual customer assistants (VCAs) will have high impact on digital commerce as...
Oct 05, 2021
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The media and entertainment (M&E) industry continues to undergo a transformative process, adapting to changes in consumer behavior and preferences, new technologies, and regulations. Direct to...
Oct 04, 2021
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Most organizations are more concerned about ransomware than other cyberthreats, according to Fortinet’s 2021 Global State of Ransomware Report. However, while the majority of organizations surveyed...
Oct 04, 2021
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85% of businesses plan to increase their investment in digital transformation over the next three years in order to tackle climate change, embrace automation and unlock the performance benefits of...
Oct 04, 2021
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Digital ethics sits at the peak of the Gartner Hype Cycle for Privacy, 2021, as people become increasingly aware of the value of their personal information and frustrated by lack of transparency and...
Oct 01, 2021
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Despite high demand for strong data leadership, there is still much confusion and uncertainty about the Chief Data Officer (CDO) role, according to Exasol’s study. The study found half (50%) of CDOs...
Sep 30, 2021
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One-third of technology and service provider organizations with Artificial Intelligence (AI) technology plans said they would invest USD 1 million or more into these technologies in the next two...
Sep 30, 2021
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APeJ ICT spending, including IT spending in addition to telecom services and new technologies such as AI, Robotics, Cloud, Analytics, and IoT, will increase by 9.3% in 2021 to reach USD 1.3 trillion...
Sep 29, 2021
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The global value of the CPaaS market will exceed USD 10 billion for the first time next year; rising from USD 8.6 billion in 2021, according to Juniper Research’s study, tilted CPaaS: Future Market...
Sep 28, 2021
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Ransomware attacks have reached ‘stratospheric’ levels, now accounting for 69% of all attacks involving malware, according to Positive Technologies’ Cybersecurity Threatscape: Q2, 2021. The research...
Sep 27, 2021
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Vineet Jaiswal has been appointed as Deputy CEO - Centre of Excellence (Asset Optimization, Digital Innovation, IT, R&D, Quality) at Vedanta Resources. Previously, he was Chief Digital &...
Sep 25, 2021
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Satkeerthi M has been appointed as the CTO at Airtel Business. Previously, she was the CTO & India Head & VAS-South Hub of Bharti Airtel Services for the last 20 years. Satkeerthi completed...
Sep 23, 2021
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The total number of large data centers operated by hyperscale providers increased to 659 at the end of the second quarter, having more than doubled since mid-2016, according to Synergy Research Group...
Sep 23, 2021
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Raman Kalra has been appointed as the Chief Digital Officer at ReNew. Immediately prior to this, he was Partner, PwC India - Digital Transformation & Strategy. He has been the Founder of StoreSay...
Sep 22, 2021
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Organizations' use of cloud is moving to the next level of maturity, spurring adoption of a cross-functional set of services to drive innovation in a digital-first economy. These foundational cloud...
Sep 21, 2021
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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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