S T Sathiavageeswaran, executive director of information systems at India's third-largest government-owned oil refining company- Hindustan Petroleum (HPCL), retires after 36 years of illustrious service at the giant organization. He spearheaded development, implementation, and security of all applications and systems. Today will be his last day in service at HPCL.
A veteran at most IDG events and a winner of the prestigious CIO100 Award Hall of Fame Award, Sathivageeswaran has been a big support and always extended his encouragement to IDG India. Here is a glimpse of his CIO100 journey over the years.
The 13th edition of the Oscars of the IT industry was a celebration of India's finest IT leaders and their exemplary leadership. Here's a throwback at the most memorable moments full of camaraderie, networking, and reimagineering a new India.
Getting to the top is one thing, staying there is another. Consistent excellence, year after year, across parameters including agility, boldness and innovation is the hallmark of these IT leaders. The Hall of Fame winners have won four CIO100 main awards from the same organization.
The proper balance between future tech and current tech business is not easy. At 2018 CIO100, IDG and Pluralsight launched a brand new category of special awards to honour visionaries who achieved this right. The FutureTech Leader Awards honour companies which have displayed exemplary vision for identifying and deploying relevant future technology skills or creating an environment to make their organizations future-proof.
Seamless operations between storage networks and servers are critical for the fast-paced modern business. Leading businesses now find the architecture of hyperconverged infrastructure (HCI) the ideal way to reduce data center complexity and increase scalability. HCI combines storage, computing and networking into a single system. IDG in partnership with Nutanix, launched the Hyperconverged Infrastructure Champions special award in 2018 to honor organizations that embrace HCI to scale and innovate like never before.
Artificial Intelligence is today finding its way into every business—assisting enterprises to drastically improve performance. AI is playing a pivotal role in enhancing efficiencies in all facets of business—customer service, R&D, sales & marketing or even human relations. As data and digital interactions continue to grow, keeping pace would inevitably need the use of AI to cope and drive innovation. In 2018, CIO100 launched the AI Wizard Special Awards to honor organisations that have deployed AI in novel ways to advance their business.
Mobility has fostered new business models that is helping organizations run businesses anytime, anywhere and savvy CIOs are therefore sowing the seeds of mobility in their organizations and reaping rich rewards. Samsung, a pioneer in mobility solutions, celebrates its association for the 5th year in a row, as a special awards partner at the 2018 CIO100. The award honours the organizations that have leveraged mobility and delivered measurable business value.