Manufacturing Industry 4.0 Requires CIO Foresight to Modernize Current Ecosystem, Says New Report from Info-Tech Research Group

“In almost all industries, there are weaknesses in the workforce, and the manufacturing sector is the slowest to recover,” says Kevin Tucker, Principal Research Director and Practice Lead in Info-Tech’s Manufacturing, Supply Chain, and Logistics practice. “Currently, many manufacturing operations require staff to be physically on location.” Manufacturing businesses areContinue Reading

How the CIO can become a board ally

Editor’s note: The following is a guest post from Partha Iyengar, research VP and fellow at Gartner. CIOs play a very different role within businesses than they did a decade ago. Today, more CIOs have the ear of the board of directors and belong to a subset of executives whoContinue Reading

IDC Hosts South Africa's Most Prominent ICT Leaders for CIO Summit Focused on the Importance of Digital-First Leadership

Johannesburg – International Data Corporation (IDC) today hosted the 14th edition of its annual IDC South Africa CIO Summit in Johannesburg. With more than 120 of the country’s most influential ICT decision makers in attendance, the event took place at The Forum, The Campus in Bryanston under the theme ‘AcceleratingContinue Reading

The Forbes CIO Next List: 2022

Ron Guerrier from HP, Linda Jojo from United Airlines, and Lidia Fonseca from Pfizer. Illustration by Alexander Wells. Recognizing 50 top tech leaders who are redefining the CIO role and driving game-changing innovation. Today’s outstanding CIOs know that mastering technology alone isn’t a guarantee of success in tomorrow’s world. TheyContinue Reading

A seamless customer experience - how Kroger's CIO ensures the retailer's omni-channel ambitions are more than just a shopping list

A seamless experience that requires zero compromise by customers. That’s the well-established mission statement for grocery Goliath Kroger, as articulated by CEO Rodney McMullen. As noted previously – and in common with most companies in this part of the retail sector – Kroger saw a massive uptick in online consumerContinue Reading

Deputy CIO for Information Enterprise Danielle Metz and DoD Chief Software Officer Jason Weiss Hold a Media Briefing on the DOD Software Modernization Strategy

DCIO(IE) DANIELLE METZ:  Good afternoon everyone, really appreciate you participating today in this — today’s media roundtable, what I wanted to do is just provide a little context in terms of where the department has been on this journey in terms of evolving from the 2018 DOD Cloud Strategy toContinue Reading

Re-thinking security for modern financial services ecosystems built on cloud, CIO News, ET CIO

The implementation of new digital platforms, interactions, and transactions for differentiated customer experiences led to the collaboration of banks with fintech. This, in turn, accelerated the pace of multi-cloud adoption and open API integrations, requiring new cybersecurity strategies to build cloud security for BFSI. This prompted business leaders to rethinkContinue Reading