6 Secrets of Successful CIOsAdded 25th Nov 2011
We are now six.
Six is a funny age. Six is neither here nor there. It isn’t five, which is a great number for lists (and also when most businesses are likely to fail). It isn’t seven, an important number thanks to the seven-year itch and Seven Years
Six is neither here or there. In fact, the Brazilians have two different words for six: seis and meia, which is a short for meia duzia or half dozen, a reminder that six is nothing but stepping stone, a halfway house.
But being meia duzia also a reminder that having spent six years with you, we have twice the road—and more—to look forward together. So, in fact, six is both here and there: A reminder of the past, and of the future.
Six is both here and there. Our sixt year milestone reminds us that for six whole years, we’ve had you backing us. You’ve shared secrets with us you wouldn’t tell your closest friends, like your salaries. You’ve told us your greatest aspirations and challenges, and only sometimes off-the-record. And more times than we can count, you’ve shown us the way ahead.
As a small token of our gratitude, we’ve put together our biggest cover story to date: A 35-page package, broken down into three sections—with six stories each.
And we did it with the help of 66 CIOs.
Why did we choose 66? Not because it’s 6 twice over. But because 66 resembles an open quote; the start of a conversation; a reminder to ourselves that this is a conversation we never want to close.
6 Truths CEOs Ought to Know
6 Life-changing Pieces of Advice to CIOs
6 Ways That CIOs Blow Off Steam
6 Paths CIOs Would Never Go Down
6 Traits That CIOs Look for in Their Team
6 Questions You Always Ask in an Interview
Robosoft Technologies, an Indian IT company founded in 1996 has been able to stay relevant for the last two decades because they continued to reinvent themselves constantly.
According to the State of the CIO 2015 Survey, a majority of CIOs who are considered competitive differentiators by businesses are more satisfied than those who are considered cost centers. But that’s just one of the many differences between the two.
Building a flexible, agile, and dynamic platform keeps Palo Alto Networks ahead in the fiercely competitive security market.
CIOs share their views on cyber security risks and the various strategies that can be applied to mitigate the threat.
Vadodara-based Indusface aspires to be a global market leader in the application security space with its integrated "Total Application Security” solution.
All CIOs should know where their company assets are located, says Greg Bryett, Sales Director, APAC and LAM, RF Code.
New technologies have forced organizations to rethink their security strategy. Three Indian CIOs debate the best way forward.
Intellinet Datasys creates a mobile application that allows the field staff, site engineer, and supervisor to solve customers’ problems faster.
By digitizing employee documents, Mindtree has successfully reduced its time to access information and increase customer satisfaction.
CIOs from some of India’s biggest organizations came together to exchange ideas and insights about the changing realities in the application landscape and how to cope with them.
New and sophisticated threats are giving organizations sleepless nights. But Scott Robertson, VP, Asia Pacific and Japan, WatchGuard Technologies, says that the company is at the forefront of innovative technology and is the perfect alibi for CIOs.
The modern day business environment is flipping the traditional BI model upside down, says Christof Majer, Vice President, Global Partner Sales, Qlik.
An in-depth conversation with Bill Hilf, Senior Vice President of Product and Service Management for HP Cloud, about where Helion fits in, cloud consumption models and coming change.
Mobility is taking business productivity and customer experience to new highs. That’s what a roundtable in Chennai, held in association with Airtel and the CIO magazine, uncovered.
Mobility is transforming businesses and changing how organizations work. CIOs from some of India’s most prestigious organizations gathered in Hyderabad to discuss how mobility is changing business realities.