• 13 takeaways on the future of work 20 May 2019 10:13 Atlassian CIO Archana Rao and Workforce Innovation Specialist Sophie Wade had a bevy of insights on the future of work, skills and the intersection of technology and data. Here's an abbreviated recap of a panel I moderated at Atlassian's Future of …
  • New JDA and KPMG Survey Says Artificial Intelligence is the Most Impactful Supply Chain Technology for CXOs in 2019 14 May 2019 00:52 Second annual survey reveals that real-time visibility is driving digital supply chain investments enabled by AI, ML and cognitive PHOENIX--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Gartner Supply Chain Executive Conference – The second annual joint survey of supply chain …
  • SAP makes its cloud data service, data management play with HANA 08 May 2019 13:37 SAP is launching a bevy of cloud services for its HANA platform with an aim of being a native data hub for its applications as well as others. In a nutshell, SAP sees HANA and applications such as S4/HANA and C4/HANA as a way to provide one source …
  • Google says it will address AI, machine learning model bias with technology called TCAV 07 May 2019 18:48 Google CEO Sundar Pichai said the company is working to make its artificial intelligence and machine learning models more transparent as a way to defend against bias. Pichai outlined a bevy of artificial intelligence enhancements and moves to put more …
  • Google DeepMind’s Demis Hassabis is one relentlessly curious public face of AI 07 May 2019 17:49 As a salesman or an ambassador for artificial intelligence, one could do worse than Demis Hassabis. The 42-year-old co-founder of DeepMind, which Google bought in 2014 for several hundred million dollars, Hassabis comes across as a warm, open, good-humored …
  • Australia is using AI to 'catch up' rather than to get ahead: Deloitte 07 May 2019 05:39 special feature Managing AI and ML in the Enterprise The AI and ML deployments are well underway, but for CXOs the biggest issue will be managing these initiatives, and figuring out where the data science team fits in and what algorithms to buy versus …
  • Google’s Demis Hassabis is one relentlessly curious public face of AI 06 May 2019 19:34 As a salesman or an ambassador for artificial intelligence, one could do worse than Demis Hassabis. The 42-year-old co-founder of DeepMind, which Google bought in 2014 for several hundred million dollars, Hassabis comes across as a warm, open, good-humored …
  • Déjà vu! CMOs are bringing back always-on marketing 06 May 2019 18:17 Inertia. Momentum. Mojo. We try to build and capitalize on these powerful forces every day to change and accelerate the initiatives that matter. Individuals thrive on it, teams crave it, markets rely on it, businesses require it, and CMOs are demanding it… …
  • Dell steps up its hybrid cloud and device management play 30 Apr 2019 03:29 Dell Technologies Inc. subsidiary Dell EMC today flexed its muscles in information technology management, stitching its “hyperconverged” infrastructure platform with compute, storage and networking services from VMware Inc. to offer an easier way for …
  • India Inc high-fliers splurging on bespoke vacations 30 Apr 2019 02:11 KOLKATA | NEW DELHI: Cookiecutter itineraries are so yesterday — for India Inc’s high-fliers, holidays are all about the path less trodden. Promoters, CXOs and senior professionals are splurging on experiential luxury trips — from igloo stays for an Aurora …
  • Growth outside India will be selective: Puneet Chhatwal, CEO Indian Hotels 29 Apr 2019 04:52 Mumbai: Eighteen months into the top job at Indian Hotels, chief executive Puneet Chhatwal is opening a new hotel a month to reach the target of 200 domestic properties in two years as part of the Tata group’s recent India-focus strategy. With an eye on …
  • Businesses to succeed faster in fact-driven economy: Sudheesh Nair, ThoughtSpot 25 Apr 2019 17:36 Sudheesh Nair has a new role at ThoughtSpot, the fast growing unicorn in the Silicon Valley. As the Nutanix president in his previous role, he was responsible for leading the sales organization and help the enterprise cloud infra company reach over USD 1 …
  • Work-life balance, best part of their job, advic... 25 Apr 2019 04:29 The Economic Times Women Ahead listing shines the spotlight on the most successful women in business. The first question we ask everyone on the Women Ahead list is upbeat: what do you enjoy the most about your job? The answers range from “I love the …
  • Three drivers of AI's explosive startup funding growth 23 Apr 2019 18:25 The adoption of artificial intelligence (AI) technologies in marketing organizations has increased by 44% in 2018, as compared to 2017. Use of AI by customer service teams is projected to increase by 143% over the next 18 months.  There are currently 2,487 …
  • Differential voting rights: A high-stakes game 22 Apr 2019 12:41 Lyft and Pinterest are two very different companies. One moves people through its riding-hailing service, the other helps people move images on its virtual pinboards. But the two Silicon Valley firms share one key trait: they have similar company voting …
  • KitRUM Opens Office in Mexico City, World's Fastest-Growing Tech Hub. Software Development Company Brings Experience to Burgeoning Talent Center 22 Apr 2019 07:55     MEXICO CITY, MEXICO, April 22, 2019 /24-7PressRelease/ -- KitRUM, which already has offices in the major tech hubs of Clearwater (Florida, US), Kharkov (Ukraine) and Haifa (Israel), intends to expand their development teams with top talent from …
  • Jet-black days: Many top-deck execs, other employees looking for jobs 19 Apr 2019 02:37 New Delhi: Hundreds of Jet Airways employees, including several top-deck executives, are rushing to the job market with the airline suspending all its operations and CEO Vinay Dube admitting he doesn’t have an “answer” as to the fate of its 20,000 …
  • Researchers find crowdsourcing, AI go together in battle vs. lung cancer 18 Apr 2019 15:10 × special feature Managing AI and ML in the Enterprise The AI and ML deployments are well underway, but for CXOs the biggest issue will be managing these initiatives, and figuring out where the data science team fits in and what algorithms to buy versus …
  • GCC health services to grow at 12pc in 2019: study 18 Apr 2019 09:46 GCC countries will represent 13 per cent of global revenues for healthcare products in 2019, with services growing at 12 per cent, said growth partnership company Frost & Sullivan in a new report. The region is witnessing increasing demand for …
  • UAE- Frost & Sullivan Reveals Healthcare Transformations and Predictions for 2019-2020 in the GCC Countries 17 Apr 2019 14:05 (MENAFN - News Services Group (NSG)) Dubai, United Arab Emirates, -Wednesday 17 April 2019 [ AETOS Wire ] In 2019, GCC countries will represent 13% of global revenues for healthcare products, with services growing at 12%. The region is witnessing …
  • Of Billions and Trillions: firewalls, threats and Sonicwall's thriving business 15 Apr 2019 13:12 There's much to SonicWall, than the mere providing of firewalls and security tools that makes business a safe proposition for the enterprise. Security certainly is no longer an after-thought, but SonicWall’s curious story does not end there. The …
  • Companies hunt for CEOs with high EQ and humility 15 Apr 2019 05:37 MUMBAI: While talking to students recently, Procter & Gamble India MD & CEO Madhusudan Gopalan highlighted empathy and emotional quotient (EQ) as new age leadership attributes. At Indian Hotels Company (IHCL), two among the four qualities defined …
  • Cos hunt for CEOs with high EQ and humility 14 Apr 2019 23:29 Namrata Singh | TNN Mumbai: While talking to students recently, Procter & Gamble India MD & CEO Madhusudan Gopalan highlighted empathy and emotional quotient (EQ) as new age leadership attributes. At Indian Hotels Company (IHCL), two among the four …
  • Stressed out? Try mentoring a junior colleague. Seriously 14 Apr 2019 18:25 Research shows that the process of mentoring helps relieve some of the anxiety and stress among mentors. It's no workplace secret that good, efficient mentoring results in a bench of solid, career-focused mentees who can take on the mantle as and when …
  • Stressed out? Try mentoring a junior colleague.... 14 Apr 2019 18:24 Research shows that the process of mentoring helps relieve some of the anxiety and stress among mentors. It's no workplace secret that good, efficient mentoring results in a bench of solid, career-focused mentees who can take on the mantle as and when …
  • Stressed out? Try mentoring a junior colleague. Seriously 14 Apr 2019 17:44 Research shows that the process of mentoring helps relieve some of the anxiety and stress among mentors. It's no workplace secret that good, efficient mentoring results in a bench of solid, career-focused mentees who can take on the mantle as and when …
  • Is it moral to benefit from research while opting out of electronic health records? 07 Apr 2019 23:44 Over in North Central Pennsylvania, healthcare provider Geisinger is creating artificial intelligence models that can beat trained cardiologists with years of experience. The key ingredient in being able to do this is having an electronic health record ( …
  • AI ain't no A student: DeepMind nearly flunks high school math 04 Apr 2019 14:50 Do you know the answer to the following problem in arithmetic?  What is the sum of 1+1+1+1+1+1+1? If you said "seven," you're right. And you're also better at math than state-of-the-art deep learning neural networks.  AI researchers from …
  • The Internet of Things Community Announces Exclusive Agenda for its Acclaimed IoT Day Slam 2019 Virtual Conference 03 Apr 2019 15:21 RALEIGH, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The Internet of Things Community® (IoT Community®), the world’s largest network of CxOs and IoT professionals, today announced the agenda for its IoT Day Slam Virtual conference, the 8th conference in the highly acclaimed …
  • Run:AI takes your AI and runs it, on the super-fast software stack of the future 03 Apr 2019 13:20 special feature Managing AI and ML in the Enterprise The AI and ML deployments are well underway, but for CXOs the biggest issue will be managing these initiatives, and figuring out where the data science team fits in and what algorithms to buy versus …
  • Okta debuts zero trust-based cloud server access controls 02 Apr 2019 13:48 Cloud identity management Okta Inc. is beefing up its Okta Identity Cloud platform today with a new offering designed to facilitate “contextual access management” to public cloud infrastructure. Okta Advanced Server Access is based on technology the …
  • Local experience seen as a must for CXO positions 02 Apr 2019 05:15 NEW DELHI: Companies operating in the country increasingly prefer candidates with considerable local experience for CXO and senior-level positions, and while foreign candidates or returning Indian expats are still preferred for certain roles, they no …
  • Managing AI and ML in the Enterprise 01 Apr 2019 10:24 Managing AI and ML in the Enterprise 4:44 / March 31, 2019 The AI and ML deployments are well underway, but for CXOs the biggest issue will be managing these initiatives, figuring out where the data science team fits in and figuring out what algorithms …
  • Managing AI and ML in the enterprise 2019: Tech leaders expect more difficulty than previous IT projects 27 Mar 2019 07:04 Download Now Start free trial Not a Tech Pro Research member? Sign up for a Free Trial and get access to this content and more for one week. Originally Published: Mar 2019 Emerging technologies such as Artificial Intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) …
  • Kubernetes 1.14 release adds support for Windows containers in production 26 Mar 2019 13:48 Red Hat Inc. today announced the latest release of Kubernetes, adding support for containers running on Windows nodes. Kubernetes 1.14 therefore elevates Microsoft Corp.’s operating system to a first-class citizen in container environments, which are used …
  • WebAble co-founder to speak at Seoul Global Digital Marketing S.E.T 25 Mar 2019 10:22 The impact of artificial intelligence on our daily lives is yet to be fully realized. Leading the movement with proprietary natural language processing technology, WebAble's SAAS platform, ChatLeads will be represented in the global stage in Seoul on …
  • Digital economy will represent over half of Latin America's GDP by 2022 22 Mar 2019 20:46 2019 will see a return to investment in innovation in the region by Latin American organizations, with the digital economy representing more than 50 percent of the region's GDP in the next three years. According to research by analyst house IDC,  …
  • Global security spending to top $103 billion in 2019, says IDC 20 Mar 2019 14:07 special feature Cyberwar and the Future of Cybersecurity Today's security threats have expanded in scope and seriousness. There can now be millions -- or even billions -- of dollars at risk when information security isn't handled properly. Read …
  • Hybrid Cloud and Serverless Case Studies | @KubeSUMMIT @Platform9Sys #Serverless #Containers #DevOps #Docker #Kubernetes 19 Mar 2019 09:15 Serverless Applications You Can Implement Today: 3 Key Use Cases and Design Patterns Register for the session Here Serverless applications increase developer productivity and time to market, by freeing engineers from spending time on infrastructure …
  • Variable components in CXO salary on the rise 19 Mar 2019 05:05 Companies in India are going all out to lure high-potential executives with generous performance-linked payouts as a talent crunch at the top is prompting many of them to remove the ceiling on variable pay. Human resource heads and executive search experts …
  • Largest SEMICON China Opens: Smart Tech, Industry Growth, Workforce Development in Focus 18 Mar 2019 23:10 Largest SEMICON China Opens: Smart Tech, Industry Growth, Workforce Development in Focus SHANGHAI, March 19, 2019 — (PRNewswire) —   SEMICON China 2019, the world's largest semiconductor conference and exhibition, opens tomorrow and will highlight the …
  • Cloudera crashes on lower earnings and guidance 14 Mar 2019 01:27 Big data company Cloudera Inc. saw its stock take a beating late Wednesday after posting wider than expected losses for the quarter just gone. The company, which sells software based on Apache Hadoop for data engineering, data warehousing, machine learning …
  • Digital transformation means survival for CxOs 13 Mar 2019 05:14 Digital transformation is largely being driven by CxOs because “they see it as survival,” according to Cisco APJC president Miyuki Suzuki. Speaking at the recent Cisco Live 2019 conference in Melbourne, Suzuki said the large consulting firms are pushing …
  • How voice is becoming the fastest way to go online 12 Mar 2019 22:48 Did you know Sundar Pichai still has panipuri cravings? Students of the Brihanmumbai municipal school in Andheri’s DN Nagar are now privy to that savoury secret after the Google boss’ visit here last week. And when a student asked Pichai what it takes to …
  • ​Survey: Managing AI and ML in the enterprise 12 Mar 2019 18:33 When it comes to Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Machine Learning (ML) projects, the biggest challenge for many CXOs isn't deployment but rather managing these initiatives. For example, where do data science teams fit in? What algorithms should a …
  • The ET AI-IoT Summit 2019 To Scrutinize Technology In The Enterprise 12 Mar 2019 18:19 Organizations the world over are challenged by ever-changing economic conditions, technological developments, or consumer preferences, which compel organizations to adopt smart automation solutions. Technological revolutions in the form of Artificial …
  • MoEngage launches two new products at GROWTH19 09 Mar 2019 11:13 It eliminates the need for marketers to switch between multiple tools. Intelligent Marketing Automation Platform MoEngage launched two new products at #GROWTH19, the company's annual digital growth marketing conference held on 7th March 2019 at …
  • Okta buys workflow automation startup Azuqua for $52.5M 08 Mar 2019 03:48 Cloud identity management company Okta Inc. today announced the acquisition of “low code” workflow automation startup Azuqua Inc. in a deal valued at $52.5 million. The announcement came as the company posted its fourth-quarter earnings results, beating …
  • Who is leading Africa’s digital infrastructure investment to enable the technology of the future? 08 Mar 2019 03:42 Digital and broadband infrastructure investment is clearly one of the top priorities for Africa’s key telecom operators and investment firms in 2019. In this article, leaders from MTN, C-Squared, Seacom and Convergence Partners discuss the critical issues …
  • Arming CXOs with data: 25-year old's budgeting tool project goes global 07 Mar 2019 20:02 From offering increased efficiency and cutting down on research time when catering to clients for a data-based budgeting tool, Harshil Shah's summer internship projects have already been adopted by his parent company, consulting firm GEP Worldwide, and …
  • MBA student who uses data to tell best spot for e-vehicle charging points 07 Mar 2019 20:02 Electric vehicles (EVs) are seen as an essential part of a green and clean future, especially as our cities choke with pollution. Enter Nimesh Shah, who used data and cutting-edge tools to frame a strategic methodology for putting in place the charging …
  • Transposit grabs $12.2M Series A funding to simplify API composition 07 Mar 2019 17:02 Startup Transposit Corp. wants to solve developer’s headaches with its new application programming interface composition platform after raising $12.2 million in a new round of funding. Sutter Hill Ventures led the Series A round, with participation from …
  • The Time Has Finally Come For Cisco's SD WAN Solutions 06 Mar 2019 11:11 When Cisco (CSCO) acquired Viptela back in 2017 for a relatively modest $610 million, most investors didn't likely notice, and even fewer cared. The networking giant consistently makes off-the-radar deals, quietly integrating others' technologies …
  • SEMICON China to Highlight Smart Transportation, Smart Manufacturing, IoT and Workforce Development 05 Mar 2019 11:21 SEMICON China to Highlight Smart Transportation, Smart Manufacturing, IoT and Workforce Development SEMICON China Keynotes Unveiled as Event Record 100,000 Visitors Expected SHANGHAI – March 5, 2019 -- With the rapid growth of China’s semiconductor …
  • Zscaler, Inc. (ZS) CEO Jay Chaudhry on Q2 2019 Results - Earnings Call Transcript 01 Mar 2019 04:38 Zscaler. (NASDAQ:ZS) Q2 2019 Results Earnings Conference Call February 28, 2019 4:30 PM ET Company Participants Jay Chaudhry - CEO, Chairman and Founder Remo Canessa - CFO Bill Choi - VP, IR Conference Call Participants Melissa Franchi - Morgan Stanley …
  • SAP marketing: The culture journey from on-premise to cloud (CXOTalk interview) 28 Feb 2019 19:31 As one of the largest enterprise software companies in the world, everyone in technology knows the SAP brand. The company has approximately $25 billion in revenue and 96,000 employees. Also: SAP ups its information management game  Although tech …
  • VMware launches Essential PKS for modular software container deployments 26 Feb 2019 16:51 VMware Inc. today launched a new, stripped-down version of its Pivotal Container Service or PKS, which is used by companies to easily create software containers running on virtual machines. The new version, called VMware Essential PKS, is designed for …
  • Anura De Alwis takes the lead role in Pyxle's next phase of growth 24 Feb 2019 10:27 * Anura De Alwis takes the lead role in Pyxle's next phase of growth Sun, Feb 24, 2019, 11:45 am SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka. Feb 24, Colombo: Enterprise technology solutions provider, Pyxle, announced the appointment of Anura De Alwis as …
  • Guardian@India's Guardian leadership conclave ends with resounding success 22 Feb 2019 19:41 [India], Feb 22 (ANI): Guardian@India, the fully-owned subsidiary of The Guardian Life Insurance Company of America (known as ‘Guardian Life’), brought its ‘Guardian Leadership Conclave’ to a conclusion with resounding success. The two-day event revolved …
  • Infrastructure-Agnostic Managed Kubernetes Service by @Platform9Sys | @KubeSUMMIT #CloudNative #Serverless #Kubernetes 21 Feb 2019 21:18 Platform9, the open-source-as-a-service company making cloud infrastructure easy, today announced the general availability of its Managed Kubernetes service, the industry's first infrastructure-agnostic, SaaS-managed offering. Unlike legacy software …
  • Google makes its Speech-to-Text and Text-to-Speech services more accurate and accessible 21 Feb 2019 16:16 Google LLC is pushing its popular Cloud Speech-to-Text and Text-to-Speech machine learning services harder, adding new features to both and making the former more accessible to large enterprises. Google Cloud Speech-to-Text is essentially an advanced …
  • Below the radar thus far, pharma picking up pace, slowly but surely 21 Feb 2019 06:53 NEW DELHI: The pharma sector took a breather in December quarter, after steep downgrades all through the first half of FY19. While headwinds still persist, analysts say the industry seems to be looking up. If that’s true, select pharma stocks can be good …
  • As going gets tough, pharma firms revisit past decisions 21 Feb 2019 05:15 To forge growth in the current challenging times, pharma companies in India are undoing what they did some years ago. Selling non-core businesses, rationalising expenditure on R&D and changing their CXOs are some of the measures taken by pharma …
  • Job switches fetching most for pros in tech, ecommerce, digital 18 Feb 2019 20:04 KOLKATA | MUMBAI: Wonder which are the sectors giving the biggest pay jumps to get talent to switch jobs, or, which are the roles that offer the highest premiums for job changes? We have the answers. Technology, ecommerce, digital, fintech, consumer, IT …
  • Looking for a job change? These sectors offer the highest premiums 18 Feb 2019 19:46 KOLKATA | MUMBAI: Wonder which are the sectors giving the biggest pay jumps to get talent to switch jobs, or, which are the roles that offer the highest premiums for job changes? We have the answers. Technology, ecommerce, digital, fintech, consumer, IT …
  • ET GBS 2019: Blackstone is a big believer in India 18 Feb 2019 13:29 By Jonathan Gray, President & COO Blackstone We’ve been bombarded almost daily with news reports about market volatility. Trade tensions, rising US interest rates, Brexit uncertainties, and concerns about slowing global growth have driven large and …
  • T-Hub invites startups for the second batch of Lab32 Incubation Programme 18 Feb 2019 12:17 HYDERABAD: T-Hub announced the start of call for applications for the second batch of Lab32, a comprehensive incubation program, tailor-made for early-stage tech product startups. This comes after the success of its first batch of 70 startups, graduating …
  • Cross-industry CEO hiring maximum in e-tail 16 Feb 2019 07:14 MUMBAI: Last year, a good 40% of CEO placements were cross-industry hires, while the number was even higher among CXOs at 43%. Today, hiring CEOs/CXOs doesn’t warrant core industry experience in many organisations. This trend also demonstrates the …
  • Cross-industry CEO hiring max in e-tail 15 Feb 2019 23:30 Namrata.Singh@timesgroup.com Mumbai: Last year, a good 40% of CEO placements were cross-industry hires, while the number was even higher among CXOs at 43%. Today, hiring CEOs/CXOs doesn’t warrant core industry experience in many organisations. This …
  • How AI and machine learning can help you defend the enterprise from cyberattacks 15 Feb 2019 21:22 Security measures have increased significantly in the last several years, and malicious actors have similarly advanced their techniques to keep pace, particularly with advances in attack methods such as fileless malware. Likewise, the security model of …
  • A new leadership model is needed for changing world order 13 Feb 2019 08:36 By Punit Renjen With Industry 4.0 reshaping the way nearly everyone lives and works, global organisations are wading through a new era of tremendous and rapid upheaval. Some will rise to the challenge and change the world, while others will struggle and …
  • Internal vs external CXOS: How companies are hiring 12 Feb 2019 08:38 ET Bureau| Feb 12, 2019, 07.50 AM IST Also Read Indian Americans charged with murder-for-hire IL&FS hires Grant Thornton to review books Chanda Kochhar hires lawyer to launch defence H&M hires the Cambridge Analytica Whistleblower Commenting …
  • The cost of customer experience 11 Feb 2019 17:40 Waldo Marcus, Avidity Group Driven by unparalleled insights, innovation and increasingly fierce competition, it certainly appears as if the golden age of the customer is upon us. Life used to be much simpler: you had a product, or provided a service, and …
  • New year begins on a bright note for CXOs as demand spikes 25-30% 27 Jan 2019 16:25 As the spectre of unemployment looms large before the government ahead of the general elections, the new year has begun on a bright note for C-level executives, with demand for CXOs, who command remuneration of ₹1-1.5 crore, spiking 25-30 per cent in the …
  • Marketing efficiencies top of mind for CXOs in 2019 16 Nov 2018 14:13 Adults in the U.S. now spend more than six hours per day listening to, watching, reading or interacting with digital media which has huge implications for how brands market to their customers. Now a new white paper details challenges for brands. Jersey …
  • Seeking breathing room, CXOs say no to jobs in toxic NCR 03 Nov 2018 07:56 Increasingly toxic air quality in and around Delhi is forcing some senior corporate executives to decline job offers in the national capital region, according to executive search companies. Korn Ferry, EMA Partners, Hunt Partners, Transearch and Global …
  • Seeking breathing room, CXOs say no to jobs in toxic NCR 03 Nov 2018 02:08 Increasingly toxic air quality in and around Delhi is forcing some senior corporate executives to decline job offers in the national capital region, according to executive search companies. Korn Ferry, EMA Partners, Hunt Partners, Transearch and Global …
  • CXOs now quit startups to join large corporates 07 Sep 2018 05:40 MUMBAI: In a reversal of trend, top executives of ecommerce firms are increasingly joining traditional business houses, even as big corporates take a startup approach and bet big on data, technology and artificial intelligence to drive growth. In the last …
  • MarketsandMarkets Announces Addition of New CXOs and Leaders... 14 Aug 2018 17:39 MarketsandMarkets, the world’s largest revenue impact research and advisory firm focused on high-growth niche markets, today announced the appointments of new CXOs and leaders to its global management team. CHICAGO and PUNE, India (PRWEB) August 14, 2018 …
  • Digital transformation: A guide for CXOs 09 May 2018 17:24 Originally Published: May 2018 IT and business leaders are increasingly under pressure to find ways to apply digital practices to business processes and operations. However, many analysts point to a large divide between the goal of digital transformation …
  • Startups find it difficult to hire CXOs 03 May 2018 13:43 NEW DELHI: Recruitment at CXO levels and raising funds continue to be the main challenges for startups. This is due to the decrease in hype around startups and difficulty in convincing experienced professionals to quit their job and join a startup. …
  • How much should CXOs trust vendors when purchasing new solutions? 12 Apr 2018 17:47 Video: Working with third-party vendors? Five best IT practices to protect your firm Technology buyers tend to use multiple resources when researching products, because none are perfectly adequate or trustworthy. The results are showcased in a report from …
  • It ain’t Artificial Intelligence: In demand, tech CXOs write own cheques 10 Apr 2018 02:55 NEW DELHI: Barun Gorain joined Hindustan Zinc Ltd as chief technology and innovation officer two months ago, moving from Barrick Gold in Canada, one of the many CXO-level hires that Indian companies have been making in the buzzing areas of artificial …
  • Insight for CXOs: Put your cloud users on a diet 02 Apr 2018 22:19 Executives labour under the misconception that they can easily switch cloud service providers, and so don’t look before they first make their ‘cloud’ leap. I spent over a decade working for Michael Connors, chairman and CEO of Information Services Group ( …
  • Companies offload real estate as CXOs opt for fatter salaries 20 Mar 2018 21:10 MUMBAI: For top executives of Indian and multinational companies, the posh accommodation that companies used to provide as a perquisite to attract talent is no longer such a compelling proposition. Many executives who aren’t too keen on this option prefer …
  • Most CXOs’ goals skip gender diversity 28 Dec 2017 00:06 Mumbai: The view that equal gender representation in all businesses is key to a country's GDP growth has been endorsed by several global leaders in the past, and most recently by John Chambers of IT giant Cisco, who echoed these views during his visit …
  • How CXOs are charting an IoT road map 19 Dec 2017 19:45 The Internet of Things (IoT) is both a disruptive and transformative technology concept, with an estimated 8.4 billion devices getting connected by end-2017, according to research firm Gartner Inc. McKinsey Global Institute pegs IoT’s potential economic …
  • How CXOs are learning to tackle the challenges of multiple clouds 23 Nov 2017 19:43 Five years ago, when messaging and voice communication services provider Solutions Infini Inc. moved its entire information technology (IT) infrastructure to the cloud, the company’s executives believed they would save on operational costs. Chief …
  • Delhi pollution: Spooked CXOs refuse job offers, postpone trips 15 Nov 2017 19:02 NEW DELHI: A fortnight ago, search firm BTI Consultants approached a top Bengaluru-based pharmaceutical industry executive with a job offer that included a better position, 40% increase in pay and other perks. He refused the offer. Taking up the job would …
  • CxOs: thinking S/4 HANA migration? Think first about assessing risk 14 Sep 2017 10:46
  • How CXOs drive digital transformation 31 Aug 2017 18:47 Technology-led business disruption, today, is not an exception but a rule. Transformative technologies such as artificial intelligence (AI) tools, blockchain, virtual reality (VR), augmented reality (AR), and 3D printing, increased hyper-connectivity …
  • CXOs honored by Utah Business; GOED confirms new board chair; WTC Utah trade mission registration 27 Jun 2017 02:19 CXOs honored by Utah Business Magazine Utah Business Magazine celebrated its 2017 CXO of the Year honorees Thursday, and a number of them helm Utah County businesses. The honoree list is as follows: Sue Armstrong, executive vice president/chief …
  • Three things CXOs should do to combat sexual harassment 21 Apr 2017 16:39 One of this week's leading headlines was the ouster of Bill O'Reilly from Fox News following numerous claims of sexual harassment from women who worked at the network. After the news broke, Lisa Bloom, an attorney representing some of the women …
  • IBM Study: CxOs Set Their Sights Back on Traditional Targets 19 Apr 2017 13:31 ARMONK, N.Y. - 19 Apr 2017: Despite traditional industry boundaries blurring in the face of digital disruption, CxOs are now saying that future competition is more likely to come from within their own industry, according to new findings from IBM (NYSE: IBM …
  • ET GBS 2017: Some CXOs, legal eagles see gain in GST, others feel the pain 28 Mar 2017 19:27 Service providers, young entrepreneurs and legal experts at the Global Business Summit voiced concerns and expressed hope with regard to the impending indirect tax regime as the parliament discussed the goods and services tax (GST) bills. Analysing the GST …
  • Singapore CxOs mean business on going digital; it’s not ‘shadow IT’, it’s just business. 28 Mar 2017 19:05 Singapore, March 28, 2017 - Fujitsu has commissioned new research that has found that "line of business" (LOB) leaders in Singapore expect digital technologies to change what they do in future and they placed high priority on technology-related …
  • 20 backpacks CXOs can actually get away with 17 Mar 2017 11:25 This bag is TSA checkpoint-friendly, which means you don't have to take your laptop out of your bag to put it through the scanner. Most backpacks that have this feature are nylon, but this classic leather is a step up. Spring, $799
  • Six ways CXOs can get their DR plan up to speed 10 Mar 2017 22:06 Recent events like Russia's US 2016 election interference and new disclosures about the release of CIA documents should impress upon CEOs, CIOs, and other high-level corporate decision makers the need to revisit and potentially retune their disaster …
  • 16 questions CXOs should ask before starting an IoT project 03 Feb 2017 09:01 Image: iStock/AndreyPopov In a 2015 global survey conducted by IT services and consulting firm Tata Associates, 79 percent of 3,764 executives responded that they had Internet of Things (IoT) initiatives in place, and 64 percent of those who didn't …
  • How CXOs should plan their approach to IoT 27 Jan 2017 22:14 Just as it was with virtualization and cloud computing, moving into an Internet of Things (IoT) project can unleash a barrage of questions aimed at C-level executives from their board members. These questions usually center around what the company is doing …