Summary:The CIO Summit, 2013 Day Two saw industry veterans and experts sharing their view on a wide range of topics ranging from disruptive technologies like cloud, mobility and social media and the CIO role in leveraging these technologies for the enterprise.
In a panel discussion at the ongoing CIO Summit 2013 at Pune, top executives from Juniper Networks emphasized the role of SDN in the IT infrastructure, saying that it impels innovation.
Ankush Chopra, Asst. Prof of Strategy at Babson College, spoke to CIOs on learning about anticipatory strategies to stay ahead of the technology curve.
Over the years, CIOs’ demands have revolved around three consistent themes of reducing costs, attracting new customers, and increasing employee productivity.
Brocade is empowering the on-demand datacenter through leadership in fabric and innovation in SDN, says Chuck Jones, Brocade’s VP-WW Systems Engineering.
While it is corporate executives who will trigger the trend of mobility in a major way in enterprises, other employees will also pick up the trend over time, feels Citrix India’s Pre-Sales Head, Nilesh Goradia.
Sanchit Gogia, principal analyst at IDC, spoke about how CIOs can drive innovation within the realm of enterprise IT.
Since there’s a paucity of talent in the market, enterprises should proactively establish an employment brand to lure the right people for the right job, advises Nishant Rao, country manager of LinkedIn India.
Prasenjit Lahiri, Manager & Business Head, Wipro, presented a technology showcase on the IT giant’s technology implementations for government organizations in various industries.
Amod Ranade, GM-Data Center Business Development, Schneider Electric, advised organizations to realize that while today, energy conservation is a choice available to them, in the future, it will be a duty that would be required of them.
If CIOs are looking to reposition themselves to meet business demand, they should have a clear understanding of their business and its customers, opines Venu Reddy, Research Director at IDC India.
At the ongoing CIO Summit in Pune, Srinivas Peddada of SKS Microfinance narrated his organization’s success story in reaping business benefits through cloud technology.
In a panel discussion organized at the CIO Summit in Pune, three IT decision-makers shared their views on how enterprises can leverage collaboration technology to increase productivity and achieve other greater business benefits.