CIO Speak

karim
CIO Speak

How to forge resilient supply chains

Flexibility is in, dependence on one region or country is out, say Karim Shariff, Partner at Bain & Company Middle East, Sri Rajan, Partner at Bain & Company San Francisco, Joshua Hinkel and Partner at ...

Ole-hanson
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Saxo forecasts vaccine optimism will boost prospects for commodities in 2021

According to Ole Hansen, Head of Commodity Strategy, SaxoStrats, Saxo Group, commodity markets maintained their strong momentum ahead of year-end as the so-called everything rally continues to be fed supportive...

Niranjan-Gidwani
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The post vaccine business world

The human race has time and time again shown phenomenal grit and resilience, observes Niranjan Gidwani, Independent Consultant Director and Former CEO of Eros Group. As we come to the end of 2020, and reflect b...

Selina-bieber
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2020 and its impact on digital transformation

The seismic shift because of the pandemic has forced businesses to rapidly pivot to digital channels, says Selina Bieber, Senior Regional Director for MENA, Turkey, and South Africa at GoDaddy. The year 2020 ha...

Mariam
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There are heightened expectations from the CIO

The pandemic has revealed the gaps in ineffective and unnecessary work processes, says Mariam A-Buahin, Director and Head of Digital Banking and Corporate Partnerships, Standard Chartered Bank. Do you agree tha...

London-Technology-club
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Looking to the stars for our way out of this recession 

“We choose to go to the moon in this decade and do the other things, not because they are easy, but because they are hard; because that goal will serve to organize and measure the best of our energies and skill...

saiful
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CIOs now have a seat at the high table

CIOs should be clear on the ROI expected from the management and to make sure the ROI is realistic, asserts Saiful Bakhtiar Osman, Head, ICT, Malaysian Aviation Commission. Do you agree that the pandemic may ha...

Niranjan
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Takeaways from the Covid experience 

The most important takeaway for all will be inculcating the humility to re-learn. And to re-start with the spirit of a startup, says Niranjan Gidwani, Independent Consultant Director and former CEO of Eros Grou...

Jassim-Haji
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Transforming oil economies to innovation rich economies

Bahrain has an ambition to become the centre for artificial intelligence research, attracting multi-national technology companies to set up base here. The fast advances of artificial intelligence, robotics, and...

Abdul-Rehman
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How cloud computing is enabling telco transformation

Telecommunication companies have reached a pivotal moment. The industry is evolving at an unprecedented pace, accelerated by the arrival of 5G networks. For telcos to remain competitive in this changing marketp...