ARTICLES 2018-06-05T15:30:23+00:00


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E=Mbracing Cognitive Capabilities

If there’s a scientific formula that is famous for representing a brilliant breakthrough, Albert Einstein’s E=MC2 must surely be it.   Besides formalising a fundamental [...]

Digitize ASEAN 2018

CIO Academy Asia is pleased to support the Digitize ASEAN congress + Tradeshow where key players from the ASEAN industry will converge to share their insights [...]

12 digital services in e-Estonia

Estonian society has evolved rapidly from largely agricultural to technological in less than a century. The Estonian state offers hundreds of e-services to citizens and thousands [...]

13 things you might not know about Estonia

If you were to play connect-the-dots with a map, Estonia would be the link between Scandinavia, Central and Eastern Europe. After learning of its [...]

HR Summit & Expo Asia 2018

ABOUT THE PANEL The Changing Face of Hiring Practices and Talent Retention in the Digital Era As digital natives continue to strengthen [...]

reThink CIO Bangkok post event summary

20 March 2018 | Bangkok, Thailand CIO Academy Asia conducted a one-day conference under its series, reThink CIO where the theme of the conference dealt with the rise of disruptive technologies and how they have fundamentally changed how businesses compete. The one-day forum brought together some of the best minds in Thailand and Southeast Asia in the area of technology leadership to critically review and rethink, the roles of CIOs and technology leaders.

reThink CIO Jakarta post event summary

1 February 2018 | Jakarta, Indonesia The rise of disruptive technologies has fundamentally changed how businesses compete. CIOs and technology leaders need to break away from traditions and status quos, and embrace new norms to help the business evolve. To discuss the pros and cons of this wave of transformation and what it entails, CIO Academy Asia brought together some of the best minds from the CIO and CXO community in the region to critically review, or rethink, the roles of a CIOs and technology leaders and re-evaluate the value they bring to their organisation from a business perspective.

reThink CIO Forum Bangkok 2018

20 March 2018 – Bangkok - At the reThink CIO Forum, technology leaders will put their thinking caps and re-evaluate the value they bring to their organisation from a business perspective, coupled with the sharing of best practices and ideas amongst fellow professionals. The programme will focus on the 4 (four) main pillars of IT decision making: Leadership; Digital Strategy; Cybersecurity & Risk; and Talent.

First 100G international research and education “backbone” network in Asia

NICT, NSCC and SingAREN, working together have completed a high-speed 100G international network linking Singapore, Hong Kong and Japan – infrastructure that will be the backbone of the North to South-East Asia network for international Research and Education Networks (RENs) in the region. This backbone will enable nodes in Singapore and Japan to become Asia’s global hubs for trans-continental R&E connectivity at the fastest ever speeds of 100G.

Transforming Your Business with Immersive Technology

29 November 2017 – CIO Academy Asia is honoured to have been a supporter of IMDA’s VR X Singapore Media Festival Ignite 2017. Together with technology partner, Forcepoint, CIO Academy Asia hosted a CIO Business Networking Lunch and brought together several keen CIOs from the business verticals beyond the entertainment and gaming industry.

In Conversation with: Jill Dyché (Vice President, SAS Best Practices)

2 November 2017 CIO Academy Asia hosted an Exclusive Breakfast Roundtable with Jill Dyché, an internationally recognised speaker, business advisor and author of the best-selling book - “The New IT: How Technology Leaders are Enabling Business Strategy in the Digital Age”, which features interviews with business leaders becoming technology change agents, at Artemis, together with SAS.



Announcement : Rama takes helm at CIO Academy Asia

Singapore, 14 May 2018 — P. Ramakrishna (Rama) will become the new CEO of CIO Academy Asia (CIOAA) when its Founder and President, Glen Francis steps down to take up a role in another organisation. Rama was the deputy CEO in CIOAA.

Tsunamic changes affecting the financial industry today

At the recent, FinTech Innovation Forum, organised by Questex, held at Mandarin Oriental on 12 October, our Deputy CEO Ramakrishna Purushotaman gave a keynote speech "From Disruptor to Enabler: Finance-as-a-Service".

Fostering a digital economy

This article is published by EnterpriseInnovation, March 21st 2017. Ramakrishna Purushotaman was formerly the Director of Industry Development at the Infocomm Development Authority [...]

Inspire Beyond SG50 is a book by CIOs, for CIOs

This article is published by Tech Goondu, November 8th 2016. When I heard that there will be a book written by chief [...]

Challenges for CIOs in digital transformation

An article was written about CIO Forum @ CommunicAsia by The Straits Times, 9 June 2016. SINGAPORE - Chief information officers (CIOs) must use business speak not [...]

Learning for a new age

CIO Academy Asia was mentioned in The Business Times, 26 October 2016. Senior officials from three Singapore-based tertiary institutions share their views on postgraduate education in [...]

Asean countries deepen joint efforts against global cyber threats

This article is published by Computer Weekly, Oct 2016. P. Ramakrishna recently contributed his thoughts about the importance of collaboration in achieving cyber-safety in ASEAN. Excerpt from [...]

Ride the wave with digital disruption, CIOs advise

This article is published by Tech Goondu, August 2016. Holiday makers search the Internet for the best deals on hotels and flights [...]