Tag "CIO"

From Schwarzenegger to Trump: IT stays a Thriller

Pratima H INDIA: When the world of technology resembles a Cheyenne Mountain, you can’t blame it

Govt and BFSI IT heads keen to up the security budget by 25pc next year

BANGALORE, INDIA: IT security is now a major concern and has gone up the business priorities list. Even though organizations are progressively looking for a modern business environment, they are concerned about having a proper security environment in place owing

Digital Economics: Unlock Digital Business Value

Saul Judah Digital business is leading CIOs, chief data officers and data and analytic leaders to review their understanding of ‘value’. For most organizations today, ‘economic value’ is related to creating and selling a traditional product or service. Digitalization and

Good Cops, Bad Cops, Schizos – CIOs are not just Suits anymore

Pratima H MUMBAI, INDIA: CIOs are strange creatures and if they were sitting in a school campus, they would most probably be the bunch of studious introverts that captures the front row and hangs on to every word the teacher

Dear CIOs, Forget Commands. Choose Conversations.

Lily Mok INDIA: It’s official. As the CIO of Big SoftWare Company, you understand the importance of taking digital to the core of the business. You know that in order to succeed, the company must innovate ways to implement technology in

C-suite and IT-suite don’t seem to agree too much on cyber-threats

MUMBAI, INDIA: Indian businesses are under increasing risk from serious cyber-attacks, with a third (33 per cent) of the respondents expecting to be targeted within 90 days – a number higher than the Asia-Pacific region. And yet, CXOs and CIOs appear

The CIO’s Guide to Blockchain

Ray Valdes If you’re a CIO, blockchain probably crossed your radar screen a few years ago with news of Bitcoin and how its distributed ledger technology enabled ‘anonymous’ transactions by nefarious entities around the globe. If you aren’t in financial

US CIOs are both excited and concerned about Cloud

BENGALURU, INDIA: The following are some of the factors that IT and business executives cite as the primary motivators for cloud migration: · Cost reduction/transforming capital expenses to operating expenses: 63 per cent · Enabling computing capacity on demand: 62

Public Sector CIOs and Change: Not Strangers Anymore

Bard Papegaaij INDIA: Leading successful change has challenged government CIOs for decades, even more so today as the digital age brings more and faster change than ever before. ‘Softer’ leadership skills are mandatory and separate CIOs who lead their organisations

CIOs, is IT Cost Optimization your headache? Here are Top 10 Ideas

INDIA: Jim McGittigan It’s the year that your company’s customer self-service portal project is finally set to get underway. Then the news comes in from the CFO’s office: Everybody can expect midyear budget cuts. The portal project suddenly looks like

Cloud: Decoding the real from surreal

Piyush Somani The key highlights of 2015 were CIOs adopting a ‘Cloud First’ approach and making cloud as the focal point of their IT strategy. With cloud computing gaining rapid momentum, this year witnessed cloud moving from just being a ‘buzzword’

Bye Bye 2015: CMOs, CFOs joining CIOs in digital leaps

BANGALORE, INDIA: According to Adrian De Luca, chief technology officer of Hitachi Data Systems AsiaPacific, enterprises will experience major digital transformation next year as they strive to improve a host of key tech and non-tech functions. “Digital transformation is fast

A CIO’s guide to ride the digital wave

BANGALORE, INDIA: The IT industry is being driven by digital business, and an environment driven by a connected world. As analog revenue flatten, and decline for many industries, businesses are shifting to digital revenue from digital business. Here are some

Is the Vodafone CIO joining GE?

NEW DELHI, INDIA: Vodafone India CIO, Anthony Thomas is reportedly joining General Electric (GE) as the India CIO, said a report by Onmanorama. Thomas who led several key initiatives for Vodafone’s India businesses will be serving the company till September 15.

India still lacks formal data management strategy

NEW DELHI, INDIA: Commvault has announced findings from a new IDC survey and whitepaper which suggest that data silos within organizations in India are limiting the ability to make insight-based decisions. The lack of formal strategy in data management is

Why SIEM is essential for a successful security strategy

Vinod Kumar Despite the proliferation of enterprise log management and event monitoring solutions, the overall state of information security has not measurably improved after incidents and audits. According to Gartner, the consumer security software market has actually shown a decline

Warning – innovation ahead!

Vivekanand Venugopal FOR many organisations, innovation is a major driver – if not THE driver – of business growth. And today’s CIOs are under intense pressure to drive innovation across their businesses to support the insatiable corporate appetite for expansion.

We know women love shopping, but in IT too?

MUMBAI, INDIA: A new survey points out that while a significant majority of CIOs of both genders believe that the digital world is creating new and additional risks in their environment; female CIOs are significantly more likely to express concern

42pc of Indian cyber attacks are by foreign Govts

BANGALORE, INDIA: A report to guide CIOs and CISOs to understand the paradigm shift taking place in the web application security domain has been published by Indusface. Here are some of the key India-centric facts: 91% of the websites that

Will humans lose their control to smart machines?

BANGALORE, INDIA: The growth of sensor-based data combined with advanced algorithms and artificial intelligence (AI) are enabling smart machines to make increasingly significant business decisions over which humans have decreasing control, according to Gartner, Inc. “As smart machines become increasingly