Cyber-security skills shortage is putting businesses at risk in a variety of ways, according to a new study, which suggests that most organizations are struggling to address the cyber-security skills...
May 15, 2019
Multi-cloud has been there for a while, but challenges of interoperability and complexities have often dissuaded enterprises from large-scale adoption. Times are now changing, as enterprise awareness...
May 14, 2019
C-level executives, who have access to a company’s most sensitive information, are now the major focus for social engineering attacks, alerts the Verizon 2019 Data Breach Investigations Report....
May 08, 2019
In the last twenty years, role of technology in business has changed dramatically. Today, technology is not just impacting products and processes, it is impacting strategy as well. Business models...
May 07, 2019
Who is best suited to drive digital transformation? Not long back, this was a big debate between the Chief Marketing Officers (CMOs) and Chief Information Officers (CIOs). While the CMOs believed—at...
May 07, 2019
Traditionally, CIOs, who usually—and in India, predominantly—have come from a technology background, have found it challenging to effectively communicate with the CEOs, who generally come from a...
May 07, 2019
Financial services firms today are facing mounting competitive pressure to streamline operations while delivering a differentiated experience to their customers, including leveraging new technologies...
May 06, 2019
5G, or the next-generation of wireless systems is bringing about a sweeping change not only in the telecom industry, but also in the enterprise and consumer space. Considered a ‘hype’ until recently...
May 02, 2019
Data breaches are becoming more serious as cyber criminals continue to target intellectual property, putting the reputation of company brand at risk and increasing financial liability. As a result of...
May 01, 2019
It is no secret that ransomware and other cyberattacks are rising phenomenally across the world, attacking every industry sector possible and healthcare is one of the biggest targets. While the good...
Apr 18, 2019
In recent times, the biggest challenge for Indian businesses is keeping up with changing consumer expectations. While companies are striving to offer more information, greater personalization and a...
Apr 10, 2019
Perhaps one of the most misunderstood terms in enterprise technology is ‘dark data’ and it’s something no CIO would want to keep in its server system. The term dark data originally coined by Gartner ...
Apr 02, 2019
By 2023, 50% of the roles that government CIOs will oversee do not exist in government IT today, according to Gartner. The recent Gartner CIO survey shows that the transition to digital government is...
Mar 07, 2019
The number of enterprises implementing artificial intelligence (AI) grew 270% in the past four years and tripled in the past year, according to the Gartner’s 2019 CIO Survey. Results showed that...
Jan 21, 2019
In 2018, the theme for CIO&Leader’s annual Summit was Practical CIO. The Forrester 2019 forecasts validate that. Multiple predictions point to a shift towards organizations moving from generic to...
Nov 26, 2018
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