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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75% of cybersecurity professionals representing financial institutions around the world made dramatic changes to their firm’s cybersecurity programs to cope with the rapid shift to remote work due to...
May 27, 2020
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64% of HR leaders are prioritizing employee experience more highly now than before the coronavirus outbreak, according to a Gartner survey. To effectively choreograph the return to the workplace, HR...
May 26, 2020
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China’s fintech startup ecosystem survived as the breeding ground for venture capitalists (VC) over the last two years despite India marginally surpassing in the third quarter (Q3) of 2019. However,...
May 26, 2020
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Manufacturing plants generate mountains of data throughout the day, every day. Traditionally, data has been noted on paper or analyzed in spreadsheets. However, today it can be collected...
May 26, 2020
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Last year, 2% of transactions in e-banking and online retail were carried out by fraudsters and 16% of transactions were suspicious and required further investigation, according to analysis of events...
May 25, 2020
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The number of instant messaging users will reach 4.3 billion in 2020, rising from 3.9 billion in 2019, according to Juniper Research’s study, titled Mobile Messaging: Operator Strategies & Vendor...
May 25, 2020
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COVID-19 has accelerated the development and use of emerging technology across industries. For blockchain technology to scale in its next phase, global alignment between the public and private...
May 25, 2020
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A large percentage of IT teams face tremendous strain from an organization’s reliance on outdated legacy technologies like VPN, exacerbated by staff reductions due to illness or layoffs, according to...
May 22, 2020
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At the end of 2019 there were 7.6 billion active IoT devices, a figure which will grow to 24.1 billion in 2030, a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 11%, according to new research by Transforma...
May 22, 2020
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Technology solution companies appear to be holding their own during the COVID-19 pandemic, with most expecting to see the first steps toward a return to normalcy within the next three months,...
May 21, 2020
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The most requested service that customers want from managed service providers (MSPs) is security, according to Acronis’ report, titled Understanding the Security and Data Backup Market for Managed...
May 21, 2020
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It’s a more efficient but somewhat impersonal world when it comes to customer service, according to a Genesys survey. Genesys gauged the sentiments of 5,000 adults in six countries: Australia,...
May 21, 2020
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Spending on the digital transformation (DX) of business practices, products, and organizations will continue at a solid pace despite the challenges presented by the COVID-19 pandemic, according to...
May 21, 2020
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  Rajesh Uppal, Senior Director (HR & IT), Maruti Suzuki India highlights how IT & HR strategies redefined business continuity for Maruti Suzuki during lockdown. He mentions although the...
May 20, 2020
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Only 4% of employees said that working remote has a major impact on their day-to-day performance, with 58% stating no impact and 38% stating some impact. 62% of employees believe working remotely...
May 20, 2020
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Misconfigurations of cloud native technologies across the full cloud native stack are increasing the attack surface, and being exploited by malicious actors, according to Accurics’ State of DevSecOps...
May 20, 2020
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Financial gain remains the key driver for cybercrime with nearly nine in 10 (86%) breaches investigated financially-driven, according to Verizon’s 2020 Data Breach Investigations Report. The vast...
May 19, 2020
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The rising rates of DevOps adoption and implementation of new tools has led to sweeping changes in job functions, tool choices and organization charts within developer, security and operations teams...
May 19, 2020
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In recent trends, threat actors are taking advantage of pandemic situation to trick the users to give up their sensitive information by taking advantage of the interest associated with recent novel...
May 19, 2020
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The introduction of new technologies, like the Internet of Things (IoT) and Artificial Intelligence (AI), present companies with a myriad of business opportunities; however, to successfully deploy...
May 18, 2020
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Cloud infrastructure services spend hit yet another record in Q1 2020, growing 34% to USD 31.0 billion, according to Canalys. Growth in cloud services was driven by organizations around the world...
May 18, 2020
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41% of remote workers are accessing critical and confidential work data via unsecured personal applications, which could allow cybercriminals easy access to valuable corporate data, trade secrets,...
May 15, 2020
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Data security is creating fear and trust issues for IT professionals, according to the third-annual Oracle and KPMG Cloud Threat Report 2020. The study of 750 cybersecurity and IT professionals...
May 15, 2020
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94% of cybersecurity professionals are more concerned about security now than before the COVID-19 pandemic, according to Tripwire-Dimensional Research. In assessing their security programs, 89% said...
May 14, 2020
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Almost half of Indian consumers (47%) are more concerned about digital payments fraud now than when the novel coronavirus first emerged, according to a new study conducted by YouGov and ACI Worldwide...
May 14, 2020
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The global IT spending is expected to total USD 3.4 trillion in 2020, a decline of 8% from 2019, according to Gartner. This drop will mainly be because of a significant drop in devices spend (15.5%...
May 14, 2020
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Cybersecurity and, to a lesser but growing extent, compliance are the most pressing priorities for MSPs and their customers this year, according to Kaseya’s 2020 MSP Benchmark Survey. The ninth...
May 13, 2020
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82% of IT and business professionals agree that organizations need to focus on increasing the humanity of customer interactions and adding greater “personal touch.” However, only four in ten...
May 13, 2020
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There’s no doubt COVID-19 set the remote work revolution on a fast track. And on that fast track, VPN usage soared to new heights with no signs of it slowing down. Companies had no choice but to...
May 12, 2020
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Guess how much we have discussed, analyzed and prophesized about disruptions – business model disruptions, creative disruptions, not to talk of digital disruption.  But few would have imagined...
May 12, 2020
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IoT platform revenue will reach USD 66 billion in 2020; rising from USD 55 billion in 2019, according to Juniper Research’s study, titled The Internet of Things: Consumer, Industrial & Public...
May 11, 2020
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74% of respondents are looking to upgrade their communications and control networks by the end of 2022 with more than 90% investigating the use of either 4G and/or 5G in their operations, according...
May 11, 2020
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There have been rapid substantial changes in device usage trends as businesses shifted their operations in March due to COVID-19, according to ExtraHop’s report, titled Connected Devices in the Time...
May 08, 2020
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More than 98% of small and medium-sized business (SMB) respondents now have a remote workforce, a 43% increase since the start of the COVID-19 crisis, according to ActivTrak survey. With the majority...
May 08, 2020
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More than three-quarters (78%) of consumers worldwide say companies must address bias in Artificial Intelligence (AI) and they will reward businesses that take action, according to Genpact’s AI 360:...
May 08, 2020
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There exists a link between empowering frontline workers, like retail merchandisers, doctors, and banking relationship managers, and organizational performance, according to new research from Harvard...
May 07, 2020
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The COVID-19 pandemic is likely to alter consumer behaviors permanently and cause lasting structural changes to the consumer goods and retail industries, according to findings of an Accenture survey ...
May 07, 2020
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Vendor management and contract negotiation are particularly time-consuming endeavors for IT professionals. Half (50%) reported they work with 11 or more different vendors and nearly half (48%) claim...
May 06, 2020
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Computer vision, an Artificial Intelligence (AI) technology, is increasingly becoming omni-present today from visual search features on e-commerce websites that can make the shopping experience more...
May 06, 2020
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Q1 spend on cloud infrastructure services reached USD 29 billion, up 37% from the first quarter of 2019, according to new data from Synergy Research Group. This was in line with the expected market...
May 05, 2020
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Only 51% of technology professionals and leaders are highly confident that their cybersecurity teams are ready to detect and respond to the rising cybersecurity attacks during COVID-19, according to ...
May 05, 2020
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Executives responsible for Artificial Intelligence (AI) strategy, particularly CIOs and CDOs in governmental and healthcare organizations, should leverage AI in five core areas to improve decision...
May 05, 2020
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  Dhananjaya Tambe, DMD & CIO, State Bank of India highlights some of the main challenges in ensuring business continuity once the lockdown was announced. He mentions getting people to the IT...
May 04, 2020
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The pressure created by the COVID-19 outbreak on global trade systems highlights an urgent need for global cooperation to maintain and strengthen the resilience of international supply chains. To...
May 04, 2020
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The challenge is unprecedented: restoring the economy and livelihoods while managing a very real risk to human life. Going back to work will involve countless unknowns, but the leading companies will...
May 04, 2020
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India’s domestic IT spending (Hardware, Software, and Services) is expected to drop to -4.5% in 2020 as compared to 2019 growth rate of +9.1%, according to IDC. The hardware segment will contribute...
May 01, 2020
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Despite IT professionals’ confidence in their ability to support today’s much greater dependence on digital services, there is a rise in application performance errors reported by more than half of...
May 01, 2020
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