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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 pandemic seems to have compelled organizations to revisit their IT priorities and align them with today's digital economy. There has been a greater consensus on the role of new-age technologies...
Nov 29, 2021
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Rahul Shandilya has been appointed as Group Chief Information & Digital Officer at GMR Group. Previously, he was President & Group CIO/CISO at Welspun Group. Earlier, he held several...
Nov 25, 2021
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Aravamuthan Balaji has joined as President - IT & Digital at Emcure Pharmaceuticals. He moves from UPL where he served as the Global CIO. Earlier, he was associated with Piramal Enterprises,...
Nov 25, 2021
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Darshan Chavan has joined as CISO at Canara Robeco Asset Management Co. Immediately prior to this, he was Information Security Officer at SBI Mutual Fund. Earlier, he was associated with RMF, Sify, K...
Nov 24, 2021
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Preet Paramjit Singh has joined as Group Chief Information Security & Privacy Officer at Avenue Supermarts. He moves from TCS where he served as the Global Head - Managed Detection & Response...
Nov 24, 2021
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Subhakar Rudra has joined as CIO at WPIL. Previously, he served in the same capacity at Titagarh. Earlier, he was associated with CK Birla Hospitals, Usha Martin, and PCS Technology. Rudra holds an...
Nov 24, 2021
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Vipin Kumar has joined UFLEX Group as its CIO - Global. Immediately prior to this, he was Group CIO at Isgec Heavy Engineering. In a career spanning more than two and a half decades, he has served as...
Nov 23, 2021
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Anil Goel has joined as President - Technology at BYJU'S. He moves from OYO where he served as the Group Chief Technology & Product Officer. Earlier, he was associated with companies such as...
Nov 23, 2021
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Artificial Intelligence (AI), Machine Learning (ML), Cloud Computing and 5G will be the most important technologies in 2022, according to "The Impact of Technology in 2022 and Beyond: an IEEE Global...
Nov 22, 2021
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Cyber adversaries are evolving and expanding their attack methods to target new areas for exploit spanning the entire attack surface especially as work-from-anywhere continues, according to Forti...
Nov 18, 2021
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Delivering innovative digital products can help businesses satisfy customers and create stronger competitive differentiation. Organizations that can then take the next step and transform their...
Nov 17, 2021
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Aniruddha Mehta has joined as the CIO of Prince Pipes and Fittings. He joins from Alembic Pharmaceuticals where he served as AGM QA - IT, Quality Informatics. Earlier, he was associated with Cipla,...
Nov 16, 2021
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The ongoing pandemic and the surge in digital services are making cloud the centerpiece of new digital experiences, said Gartner. “There is no business strategy without a cloud strategy,” said Milind...
Nov 15, 2021
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Most enterprises in India are exploring a right-fit hybrid work strategy for their employees instead of shifting their operations back to pre-pandemic levels rapidly. According to a NASSCOM and...
Nov 03, 2021
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Prasad Patil has joined as CTO at NCDEX eMarkets Limited. Previously, he was COO at Arya Infosystems and CTO at JM Baxi. Earlier, he was associated with Essar Group, Mahindra & Mahindra, and...
Nov 01, 2021
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Abhinav Srivastava has joined as CIO at Diamler India Commercial Vehicles. He moves from Piaggio Vehicles where he served as Head - IT & Digital Transformation, Data & Analytics, Intelligent...
Nov 01, 2021
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78% of employees have reported an increased workload since switching to remote working, with 33% describing the increase as significant. 16% did not notice a change in volume, and only 9% noted a...
Nov 01, 2021
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While 80% of business leaders in India feel pressured to offer greater flexibility since COVID-19, with employees (58%), managers (41%), and the government (37%), the top three contributors of this...
Oct 28, 2021
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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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