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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While most organizations understand the incredible opportunity of data, a gap has emerged between organizations’ aspirations to be data-driven and their employees’ ability to create business value...
Jan 27, 2020
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Through 2022, 80% of supply chain blockchain initiatives will remain at a proof-of-concept (POC) or pilot stage, according to Gartner. One of the main reasons for this development is that early...
Jan 24, 2020
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ActZero, a Palo Alto-based artificial intelligence company, announced that it has acquired IntelliGO Networks, a leading provider of Managed Detection and Response services. IntelliGO will continue...
Jan 24, 2020
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Qlik today announced the acquisition of RoxAI and its Ping intelligent alerting software to deliver actionable, self-service alerting and workflow automation capabilities that enhance analytics users...
Jan 23, 2020
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ServiceNow, the leading digital workflow company making work, work better for people, today announced it has signed an agreement to acquire Loom Systems, an Israel-based AIOps company. The...
Jan 23, 2020
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 Artificial Intelligence (AI) and emerging technologies, such as virtual personal assistants and chatbots are rapidly making headway into the workplace. By 2024, these technologies will replace...
Jan 23, 2020
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In this data-driven era, AI is becoming a priority for organizations in India, driven by the need to automate, faster route to market, and agility. Organizations in India are warming up to leveraging...
Jan 22, 2020
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Industrial firms, due to increased digitalization, are more exposed to cyberthreats than ever before, according to a Fortinet-Forrester Consulting joint survey. In addition, the lack of collaboration...
Jan 21, 2020
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HIL Ltd, the CK Birla group-owned building material solutions company has introduced Connected Shop Floor in its 1.98 lakh CuM Chennai manufacturing plant for block and block jointing mortar. HIL’s...
Jan 20, 2020
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For the first time ever, Cyber incidents (35% of responses) ranks as the most important business risk in Asia-Pacific in the ninth Allianz Risk Barometer 2020, relegating perennial top peril Business...
Jan 15, 2020
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Paresh Goel has joined DB Digital as CTO. Prior to this, he was VP - Engineering at Meesho. He has also served as Director of Engineering at Hike Messenger and Computer Scientist 2 at Adobe Systems....
Jan 15, 2020
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Accenture has agreed to acquire Symantec’s Cyber Security Services business from Broadcom. Financial terms were not disclosed.   The acquisition will make Accenture Security one of the leading...
Jan 14, 2020
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As many as six technology companies increased their enterprise IT revenues by more than USD 10 billion in the last decade. Top eight vendors collectively grew their annual enterprise IT revenues by...
Jan 13, 2020
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Companies are inclined towards talent with interpersonal and people-oriented skills, according to this year’s most in-demand soft skills list, provided by LinkedIn. While task-oriented skills remain...
Jan 10, 2020
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Anand Thakur has joined Elara Technologies as Group CTO. Prior to this, CDO at Domino's India - Jubilant Foodworks. Earlier, he was also associated in various leadership positions at companies like...
Jan 10, 2020
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From the emerge of cognitive intelligence, in-memory-computing, fault-tolerant quantum computing, new materials-based semiconductor devices, to faster growth of industrial IoT, large-scale...
Jan 10, 2020
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Ashish Shrivastava has joined Punjab State e-Governance Society as CTO. Prior to this, he was CIO at CMS Infosystem. Earlier, he was associated in various leadership and managerial positions at...
Jan 08, 2020
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Nearly 80% of C-level executives in India believe if they don’t move beyond experimentation to aggressively deploy artificial intelligence (AI) across their organizations, they risk going out of...
Jan 08, 2020
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Worldwide spending on cloud infrastructure services is estimated to reach USD 97 billion, topping the USD 93 billion estimated spend on data center hardware and software (comprising servers, storage...
Jan 07, 2020
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Sanjay happens to be the most common first name among the NEXT100 award winners in the ten years, since the awards—the only such awards to identify next generation IT leaders—got instituted in 2010....
Jan 06, 2020
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Organizations are getting more confident in their cloud security strategies, according to a recent Barracuda Networks survey of 850 security professionals. As per the survey, over 44% of respondents...
Jan 03, 2020
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Nilesh Sangoi has joined Fincare Small Finance Bank as CDO & Head - Data Analytics. Prior to this, he was CEO at Meru Mobility Tech. Earlier, he had also served as CTO at Meru Cab Company and AVP...
Jan 02, 2020
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The year 2019 witnessed key CISOs moving to different companies or taking up new positions within the same company. Presenting to you a list of 60 such CISOs... December 2019 Amit Jaokar moved to...
Dec 30, 2019
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For the first time in over three years, a mobile trojan has entered the overall top malware listing as well as being the most prevalent mobile threat over the past month, according to Check Point...
Dec 26, 2019
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The overall server market in India witnessed a Year-over-Year (YoY) growth of 0.8% in terms of revenue to reach USD 280.1 million in CY 3Q19 versus USD 277.8 million in CY 3Q18, according to the...
Dec 24, 2019
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Like recent years, 2019 too saw quite a few CIOs moving to newer responsibilities. Most of these involve changing the organizations. Unlike in the developed markets, few CIO appointments are by...
Dec 23, 2019
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Kiran Belsekar has joined Aegon Life as VP - Information Security. Earlier, he was associated with ENAM as SVP – Head Information Technology & Cyber Security. His previous companies include PNB...
Dec 20, 2019
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Sridhar Govardhan has joined Flipkart as Senior Director & Head - Information Security. Prior to this, he was CISO at Wipro. He had also worked as Analyst - IT Security at Infosys. Govardhan...
Dec 20, 2019
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Aditya Khullar has joined IndiGo as Senior Manager – Risk Management. He moved from Oyo where he worked as Head of Cyber Security. He has also worked in various security leadership positions at...
Dec 20, 2019
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People-centric threats are causing the most detrimental cybersecurity breaches, which include socially-engineered attacks and human errors, rather than failure of technology or process, according to...
Dec 20, 2019
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Vikas Yadav has joined Nykaa as CISO. Immediately prior to this, he was CISO at Max Life Insurance Co. Earlier, he was associated with the Govt. of India in the capacity of Head - IT & Cyber...
Dec 19, 2019
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CPaaS revenues are on track to once again grow by over 40% in 2019, according to Synergy Research Group. With revenues in the first three quarters of the year having already surpassed full-year 2018...
Dec 19, 2019
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The digital transformation journey of Indian organizations’ is getting increasingly hindered by cyberattacks, according to a Forcepoint-Frost & Sullivan Risk & Cybersecurity study. The study...
Dec 18, 2019
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Piyush Kumar Chowhan has joined LuLu Group International as Group CIO. Earlier, he was associated with Arvind Lifestyle Brands as Senior Vice President and CIO. He has also worked in esteemed...
Dec 18, 2019
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Manikant R Singh has joined DMI Finance as CISO. Prior to this, he was Head - IT & CISO at Orbis Financial.
Dec 18, 2019
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Neeti Wahi has joined as Group Chief Information & Digital Officer at Sterlite Power. Immediately prior to this, she was the CIO of Clix Capital.
Dec 11, 2019
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A small change in the Payment & Settlement systems by RBI, it is a giant leap for making our life more digital. We do not live our life between 8 to 7; and on working days only. Do we? From next...
Dec 11, 2019
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Amit Jaokar has taken over as the Chief Digital Officer and Chief Information Security Officer at Nkgsb Bank Ltd. Immediately prior to taking the new assignment, he was serving as the Chief...
Dec 09, 2019
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Yet another Indian CIO has assumed responsibility of group CIO in an overseas company. Sunil Nair, a veteran retail sector CIO, who has served in both Landmark Group (as CIO of Spar, earlier Auchan...
Dec 09, 2019
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In these days of celebratory reporting, it is no surprise that the news of India’s falling ranking in the World Economic Forum’s Global Competitiveness Index has been severely underreported in Indian...
Dec 09, 2019
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The Union Cabinet has cleared the Personal Data Protection Bill 2018. The bill, India’s own privacy protection bill, on the lines of UK Data Protection Bill and European GDPR, will be introduced in...
Dec 04, 2019
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After a host of privacy regulation globally—such as European GDPR and UK Data Protection law—India is all set to enact its own privacy regulation. The Personal Data Protection Bill, after a lot of...
Dec 02, 2019
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Worldwide spending on augmented reality and virtual reality (AR/VR) will be USD 18.8 billion in 2020, an increase of 78.5% over the USD 10.5 billion, expected to be spent in 2019, according to IDC’s...
Nov 28, 2019
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Spending on security hardware, services, and software in Asia/Pacific is expected to reach USD 16.4 billion in 2019, an increase of 20.01% over previous year, according to IDC’s Worldwide Semiannual...
Nov 26, 2019
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Advanced Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Counter Threat Intelligence will evolve and this will shift the traditional advantage of the cybercriminal, according to Fortinet’s threat landscape...
Nov 25, 2019
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Majority (85%) of developers said security is very important to the coding and development process, and 75% said they are worried about the security of these apps, according to WhiteHat Security’s...
Nov 22, 2019
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Organizations will face a growing risk from their cloud and the supply chain, according to Trend Micro’s 2020 predictions report. The growing popularity of cloud and DevOps environments will continue...
Nov 21, 2019
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