Tag "CIO"

5 tips for implementing a cybersecurity plan in your organization

The COVID-19 pandemic is touted to be the ‘great accelerator’ of digital transformation, with almost every industry leveraging technology to tackle the crisis. The ubiquity of technology and the rapid growth of internet connectivity, along with the development of new

Soldiering on in the Corona Crisis – What’s Keeping CIOs Busy

By : Pratima Harigunani

Safety, reassurance, business continuity and new brown-bag sessions – Most CIOs are moving ahead with clarity on what really matters in these tough times – as a quick glance at some CIO dashboards shows. This is neither the time for

Analysts Explore the Changing Role of the CIO

By : CIOL Bureau

CIOs, who come a from technology background, do not always understand how to effectively communicate with their CEOs, who often come from a sales environment. Gartner, Inc. said. CIOs must establish a strategic partnership with their CEO to become a

A Guide for CIOs: How to Lead Innovation in a Midsize Enterprise

Christopher Mixter When Gartner researchers asked CIOs at midsize enterprises what digital business means to them, they ended up with more than 100 different answers. The reality is that digital business means something different for everyone. But at the CEO

CIOs must position IT at the heart of the overall business strategy

Noah Rosenstein The CIO of a large renewable energy producer does not create an “IT strategy.” Instead, he contributes to the overall business strategy of the organization. But getting to this point was a considerable journey. When he joined the

The modern-day CIO: Much more than just an IT gatekeeper

By : Ashok Pandey

Makarand Joshi, Area Vice President & Country Head, India Subcontinent, Citrix Progressing consumer needs, increased competition and a rise in the number of digital offerings have paved the way for a technology led business landscape. This paradigm shift caused by

Inspiring 33 Years: Pratap Gharge, CIO at Bajaj Electricals

By : Ashok Pandey

Pratap Gharge, Executive President & CIO at Bajaj Electricals Ltd. will be retiring tomorrow, June 30, 2018. He joined in 1985 and his 33 years journey has various inspiring moments. He began his professional journey as a programmer at Simplex

CIO Klub launches Kolkata and Hyderabad chapters

CIO Klub, the non-profit and largest Association of Chief Information Officers in India launched its Kolktata and Hyderabad chapters this month. With these two chapters, CIO Klub has now gained presence across 8 cities including Mumbai, Delhi NCR, Bangalore, Pune,

Digital lending venture success secrets for the new-age CIOs

Maneesh Jhawar Although in its nascent stages, Peer-to-peer (P2P) lending, also known as digital lending has been making waves in financial circles. An established industry in other parts of the globe including China and the USA, India opened up to

Machine over man: AI could turn some skilled practices into utilities soon

MUMBAI, INDIA: Gartner predicts that by 2022, smart machines and robots may replace highly trained professionals in tasks within medicine, law and IT. There are also high chances of many tasks performed by professionals today becoming low-cost utilities, thanks to

IT is the top business priority of CEOs; 42pc embarked on digital transformation journey

BANGALORE, INDIA: An unsettled global political environment has not shifted CEOs’ focus on profits and growth in 2017. While growth is the No. 1 business priority for 58 percent of CEOs, according to a recent survey of 388 CEOs by

From Schwarzenegger to Trump: IT stays a Thriller

By : Pratima Harigunani

Pratima H INDIA: When the world of technology resembles a Cheyenne Mountain, you can’t blame it all on the bad guys. So many new dilemmas have got the good guys wrapped around their tiny metal fingers that it’s all the

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

By : Pratima Harigunani

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

By : Pratima Harigunani

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.

By : Pratima Harigunani

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)

The CIO’s Guide to Blockchain

By : Pratima Harigunani

Ray Valdes If you’re a CIO, blockchain probably crossed your radar screen a few years ago

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

Public Sector CIOs and Change: Not Strangers Anymore

By : Pratima Harigunani

Bard Papegaaij INDIA: Leading successful change has challenged government CIOs for decades, even more so today