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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

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

G Radhakrishna Pillai, an ace in solving business problems with Information Technology

By : Rashi V

With more than 25 years of technical and managerial experience, G Radhakrishna Pillai, CIO, SRL Limited is known for his skills of solving business problems with information system technology solutions by process improvements and innovations. Radhakrishna Pillai is associated with

Network is a major challenge for CIOs to achieve goals

BANGALORE, INDIA: 75pc of CIO respondents stated their network is an issue in achieving their organizations goals. In the Brocade Global CIO Survey 2015, for almost a quarter of CIO’s polled, it is a “significant” issue. The survey of CIOs

Organizations: Who can gain competitive advantage?

SINGAPORE: Ninety-five percent of organizations that conduct long-range planning (five to 15 years) are more likely to outperform organizations that don’t plan ahead, according to Gartner’s 2015 survey of CEOs and senior business executives.* “Long-term strategic planning can lead to

Walking the board room tightrope: A CIO Perspective

By : Sonal Desai

MUMBAI, INDIA: Ever since the IT decision making process has reached the board room, it has created the proverbial rift between the CIO and the CFO. The common bane of contention is that while the CIOs are often surpassed in

Govt. CIOs must flip from “Legacy First” to “Digital First”

SINGAPORE: The heavy presence of legacy technologies in government is hampering CIOs’ efforts to digitize their organizations, according to a survey by Gartner, Inc. The 2015 CIO Agenda surveyed over 2,800 CIOs worldwide on their top digital business opportunities, threats

Asia’s CIOs and some 2015 tech predictions

INDIA: Business intelligence and analytics top the list of technology priorities for CIOs in 2015, followed by infrastructure and data center, both in Southeast Asia and globally, as per Gartner’s latest findings. The results of a study indicate that CIOs in

Asian CIOs waking up to many layers that going digital brings

MUMBAI, INDIA: In its annual survey of more than 2,810 CIOs worldwide, representing more than $397 billion in CIO IT budgets in 84 countries, Gartner asked how CIOs should adapt their leadership to ensure their enterprises survive and thrive in

C-Change Awards- Recognition, a pat on the back and much more..

KOCHI, INDIA: C-Change awards recognizes technology initiatives from the industry and honours them for excellence and achievements in pioneering technology implementation and leading business innovations and from various other aspects. This year CIOL C-Change received 65 nominations, the nominations were restricted

Mantras of success for new CIOs

KOCHI, INDIA: In an interactive workshop, Dr Kapil Dev Singh,founder, Coeus Age, demonstrated the mantra of new CIO leadership, on day 2 of C-Change today. Taking a leaf out of his doctoral research, Singh distributed the CIO Leadership into four

CIOs are accountable, not responsible for business success

KOCHI, INDIA: The wave of digital disruption rides on the shoulders of the CIO. However, the CIO is accountable but not responsible for the success of the business. In his session ‘Digital Innovation Driven Enterprise Strategy’, Dr. Anil M Paingankar,

CXOs and CIOs: The twain shall never meet?

KOCHI, INDIA: How does it sound when someone tells you that even if most CIOs feel they are getting up to speed on the digital road, the CXO still finds it more of a hairpin turn? Turns out this invisible