The analyst community has already given a thumbs-down to the IBM-Red Hat deal. One analyst has famously called it a ‘desperate deal’. After falling behind Amazon, Microsoft and Google in the public...
Nov 02, 2018
What is happening to enterprise IT? What are the top changes that you see that has happened in the past couple of years? If you think about what has been happening to IT organizations, about 6 or 7...
Sep 28, 2018
Digital Transformation from the Trenches: Transformation Strategies for the Digital CIO by Vivek Vishnu (July 2018) Publishers: Authors Upfront Pages: xviii+224 Price: INR 695 One of the biggest...
Sep 11, 2018
Justice BN Srikrishna committee formed to draft India’s privacy legislation has presented its draft bill, called Personal Data Protection Bill 2018. The draft bill has been prepared after public...
Sep 04, 2018
India has finally come out with its draft personal data protection bill. If you are an information security professional, I assume that you have already gone through the draft and have identified the...
Aug 31, 2018
As organizations continue to embrace digital transformation, they are finding that digital business is not as simple as buying the latest technology — it requires significant changes to culture and...
Jul 26, 2018
Despite 95% of CIOs expecting cyberthreats to increase over the next three years, only 65% of their organizations currently have a cybersecurity expert, according to a survey from Gartner. The survey...
Jul 17, 2018
As many IT workers develop greater technology skills and apply them to advance their careers, many digital workers in non-IT departments believe their CIO is out of touch with their technology needs...
Jun 06, 2018
Only 1% of CIOs revealed blockchain deployment is taking place in their organizations, with only 8% of CIOs in short-term planning or active experimentation, according to Gartner’s 2018 CIO Survey. ...
May 03, 2018
This issue’s cover story is mostly (not fully) based on my research on digital transformation journey in selected companies within some of the largest groups in India—Tata, Mahindra & Mahindra...
Apr 23, 2018
By this time, you are probably more than convinced that digital is not another flavor of the season. It is here to stay and it is changing the business for real. But have you felt that while your...
Apr 23, 2018
In the last few years, CIOs have been chanting the ‘digital transformation’ catchphrase as if it is a common cure for all enterprise IT worries. However, a lot of organizations have embarked on...
Apr 12, 2018
In the last four days, we have presented various importance points of debate in digital transformation as it is panning out in India, especially in the core sectors of Indian business. We have...
Apr 12, 2018
Sanjay Motwani, Regional Director, Raritan Asia-Pacific shares his views on intelligent datacenters, parameters CIOs consider in choosing the right datacenter solution partner and how his company is...
Mar 30, 2018
While IT leaders are never tired of talking about digital transformation, many of the large corporations, especially where big transformation is taking place, have chosen to appoint business guys...
Mar 07, 2018
Research firm Gartner advises security and risk management leaders to take a balanced approach to tackling a new class of vulnerabilities. Security researchers have revealed three major variants of...
Feb 15, 2018
Meaningful Artificial Intelligence (AI) deployments are just beginning to take place, according to Gartner. Gartner’s 2018 CIO Agenda Survey shows that 4% of CIOs have implemented AI , while a...
Feb 13, 2018
Three years back, when Target CIO Beth Jacob resigned from her position following a massive data breach, it was hailed as an exemplary step. But when Equifax CIO David Webb and CSO Susan Mauldin ‘...
Oct 11, 2017
The historic SC judgment on privacy has accelerated creation of personal data protection legislation. The new regime will bring in a set of new obligations for the businesses. Its time to examine the...
Oct 09, 2017
CIOs are still being seen as the prime drivers of digital transformation by the CEOs, reveled a new survey among 400 global CEOs. As many as 47% of the responding CEOs said it is their CIOs who are...
Sep 12, 2017
How has digital transformation impacted businesses in India? Digital transformation is a buzzword today irrespective of whether you are a consumer or a business. Whether you are a tech player or an...
Jul 31, 2017
In public forums, any question regarding cloud security is summarily dismissed by vendors—and some enterprise IT managers—as being too 2012-ish. While vendors do maintain that stance during private...
Jul 11, 2017
Priya Dar, Head of IT Applications at Godfrey Phillips has been appointed to serve as CIO at the company. Dar, who is a 2016 NEXT100 Winner and was among the 7 women IT leaders felicitated at the...
Jul 04, 2017
Angul in Orissa is 'rich' in every sense of the word. Not only does it have an average literacy rate of 80 %( higher than the national average of 59.5%), it has abundant mineral reserves and is home...
Jun 06, 2017
Internet of Things (IoT) is the foundational technology of what is called The Fourth Industrial Revolution (4IR)—the fusion of the physical, the virtual and the biological. Even as we discuss the...
Jun 06, 2017
Jayantha Prabhu, the Essar Group CIO, has taken up the additional responsibility of heading the India business of AGC Networks, a global solution integrator. AGC Networks, an Essar Group company,...
May 03, 2017
According to a new IDC research, technology spending funded by non-IT business units will reach USD 609 billion this year as new influencers of IT emerge across the enterprise. Companies are...
Apr 26, 2017
Bharat Anand, former Vice President & Head - Applications at Mphasis, has joined CIO & CTO at Ministry of Home Affairs, Government of India in February 2017. Bharat, who has a work...
Apr 10, 2017
In the late 19th century, it was the suffragettes, members of the women’s organizations in the United Kingdom or The Women’s Indian Association (WIA), who fought for the right of women to vote....
Mar 01, 2017
VMware study identifies key CIO priorities in India for the next three years. Conducted by Kantar IMRB, the study suggests how IT/ Data security is a key challenge organizations face in the mobile...
Mar 01, 2017
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According to Robert Half Technology IT Hiring Forecast, 16% of US Chief Information Officers (CIOs) recently surveyed plan to expand their technology teams in the first half of 2017. Additionally,...
Feb 03, 2017
VMware announced the findings from a joint study with Frost & Sullivan. As the demand for real-time access to information increases, a mobile environment is fast becoming a business imperative...
Jan 24, 2017
What is spurring interest in DevOps in India? Do you see any difference between rest of the world and India? Abhilash: There are multiple areas in which DevOps in India has kicked off in the last 18...
Dec 08, 2016
Just before the festive season, Indian consumers were hit with the news of a widespread breach with their debit cards, involving possibly 19 banks, though none is sure what the actual number could...
Dec 05, 2016
The new shared economy is triggering a business and IT transformation across all industries, and the results are visible to all of us in our daily lives, whether it’s using Uber for rides across...
Nov 25, 2016
Driven by growth in software and IT services revenue, research agency, Gartner, forecasts that the IT spending in India will reach USD72.4 billion in 2017 - up 6.9% from 2016. Analysts said the key...
Nov 17, 2016
By 2020, smart machines will be one of the top five investment priorities for more than 30% of CIOs, according to Gartner. With smart machines moving towards fully autonomous operation for the first...
Oct 27, 2016
78% of businesses believe digital start-ups will pose a threat to their organization, either now or in the future, according to Dell Technologies research. Almost half (45%) of global businesses...
Oct 20, 2016
What are the outlook and big business imperatives for Indian automotive sector? The Automotive sector in India is going through a growth phase. It is expected to almost double in the next five years...
Oct 10, 2016
By 2025, every industry will be transformed by digital business, as per Gartner, then what is going to be give one organisation edge over the other is not when one adopted digital but how well they...
Oct 06, 2016
Digital is here to stay and it is changing the way IT and people associated to IT - work. CIOs are most affected from this hurricane of ‘digital shift’. So much that, 50% of CIOs will not be there...
Aug 29, 2016
Analytics and not data is the one that derives business; this is a known fact now. But when it comes to ‘owning’ analytics, there is no clear ‘owner’ who takes the responsibility or credit for it....
Jul 15, 2016
As Big Data definitively shifts from its hype cycle to adoption cycle, there is significant investment, lots of excitement, and heaps of expectation. It is time to take stock. And that is what a lot...
Jul 14, 2016