Malhotra has more than two decades of experience in technology journalism and public relations. She writes about enterprise technology and security-related issues and has worked at Biztech2.com, Dataquest and The Indian Express.
Data analytics involves a significant amount of computational and human effort. However, excessive data consumption can lead to inefficiencies and hinder the ability to obtain valuable insights. Bastin Robin, CTO and Chief Data Scientist CleverInsight, recommends beginning with the right question to analyze the data.
To improve precision oncology treatment using genome sequencing, Arvind Sivaramakrishnan, CIO of Karkinos Healthcare, advises focusing on transaction and front-end systems' fundamental design and workflows before applying AI and analytics. Understanding data patterns is also crucial for better results.
Dr. Ramesh Shanmuganathan, group CIO, and Sujit Christy, CISO, John Keells Holdings, highlight the importance of partnership between technology and cybersecurity functions in enhancing business resilience. Trust and shared vision can provide a better defense against cyberthreats, they say.
Digital twin and AI are revolutionizing remote performance monitoring in manufacturing. Amitabha Sinha of Lummus Digital explains how a phased adoption can help in tracking plant health by making real-time data easily available.
The Federal Aviation Administration outage on Jan 11 serves as a great reminder of the consequences of inadequate incident response plans. Response time is critical, but lack of standard operating procedures and clear communication hinders swift action in IT failures and cyber incidents.
According to Gartner, by 2025, at least 45% of organizations globally will have experienced attacks on their software supply chain, a three-fold increase from 2021. Sunari Dandeniya of Commercial Bank of Ceylon emphasizes the need to actively monitor inventory and conduct regular risk assessments.
Digital forensics expert Lt. Col (Dr.) Santosh Khadsare (Retd.) believes digital forensics must be a fundamental part of an organization's cyber incident response plan. However, he highlights the necessity to address the shortage of standardization and skilled personnel in the field.
CIOs will have to quickly pivot their IT resources in line with business' highest priority items. According to Barry Brunsman, global leader, CIO Center of Excellence, KPMG International, this will draw focus on technologies that enable better connect with customers or give competitive advantage.
The two key digital channels of business - mobile apps and websites - are collecting way more personal data than required. The irresponsible sharing of this data with third parties and lack of transparency raise grave concerns about users' data privacy.
To establish digital trust, World Economic Forum’s Daniel Dobrygowski recommends technologies to support goals of accountability and oversight, governance mechanisms, and allow inclusive, ethical and responsible use. He addresses the challenges in incorporating these principles in legacy IT systems.
Beyond the hype, enterprise use cases of metaverse are few and far between. However, the technology’s disruptive potential means CIOs need to be future-ready by starting to experiment with smaller proofs of concept.
As IT budgets come under the scanner in 2023, CIOs will need to re-prioritize their investments. Mia Song of GLP and Ruwanthi Fernando of Hela Apparel Holdings discuss how conversations around every single project will shift from ‘cost’ to ‘value’.
2022 was the year of ransomware with the attacks growing in size, volume and complexity, causing colossal damage to businesses. Akhilesh Tuteja, global leader of cybersecurity at KPMG, suggests building a multi-stakeholder mechanism in a decisive fight against ransomware.
Changing business landscape confronts CIOs with two key challenges when planning their IT road map - speeding up the pace of technologies to adapt to changing business needs and future-proofing IT investments against fast technology obsolescence.
Cloud is a key enabler for companies to become resilient and agile data-driven businesses. As enterprises in Thailand embark on their cloud journey, factors like data security, governance and sovereignty are becoming central to cloud conversations, considering the recently enforced Thailand PDPA.