The State of the CIO 2018 survey reveals India’s top IT leaders are betting on technological and business innovation strategies. The era of digital transformation is changing organizations from inside out. C-suite relationships, customer expectations and technology are being looked at from a different perspective. Here is what the modern day CIO is betting on.
Security is no longer an afterthought in the overall IT strategy of an organization. According to IT decision makers, IT security strategy and IT strategy are being viewed through the same lens. Organizations today have to protect their critical data from inside out. Involvement of third parties, insider threats and data explosion are redefining enterprise security.
The Indian enterprise cloud story is showing no signs of slowing down. The startup ecosystem, top enterprises’ decision to move workloads to the cloud, competitive vendor and partner landscape are driving cloud adoption in India. 2018 will see bigger investments in cloud computing and SMAC technologies.
As data becomes the new oil in the digital era, every organizations wants to mint more value and derive actionable insights. To make this possible, organizations are starting to invest in machine learning, and AI tools, which can not only analyze complicated data sets but also generate value in terms of customer experience.
Besides improving customer experience, generating new digital revenue streams is the most important part of an organization’s IT budget. Every company wants to provide the best digital experience to its customers, and everyone wants to do it like it’s never been done before.
With unprecedented changes in the technology landscape, the CIO role is evolving like never before. Some IT leaders believe in proactively implementing new technologies while some are skeptical of emerging tech. Which one are you?