14 April 2016 IT can be transformed from a cost to a value centre, evolving to be a strategic partner to the business. CIOs in Manila gathered at the workshop to discuss these issues and more.
Venue, 27 September 2016 A perceptive dialogue and a sumptuous meal brought the week to an end last Friday, 9th of September. CIO Academy Asia and NTT Singapore gathered some 30 CIOs and CTOs to discuss challenges and opportunities in aligning business value with IT when it comes to managing Digital Transformation.
This article was first published in the SID Directors’ Bulletin Q3/2016 issue. 10 game changers that are shaping the future of humanity We are now in the age of the Fourth Industrial Revolution, with digital disruption pounding on our doors. What are these disruptive technologies that are changing the way we live and work in exponential ways? By P. RAMAKRISHNA Deputy CEO, CIO Academy Asia ____________________________________________________________ The current...
Photo (above): Rama as a consultant with the local industry development team in Bhutan. As planned, this is the second installment of my article tilted ‘From intelligence to smartness’. It's nice to gloat about Sg’s past tech achievements but lets not get too trapped and carried away with our 20/20 hind sight. Our previous four decades of 6 national masterplans have...
From intelligence to smartness! Photo (above): Early days of our Smart Nation journey – Sg Tech leaders with our PM during a visit to Hungary in 2007 “Before you discuss your future, remember how we got here – the past.” Founding PM,LKY, in his opening address at NTUC seminar, Nov 16, 1969 Part 1 My 3 decades of involvements with the tech domain in...
Phil Gray, Global Head of The eXellerator, Standard Chartered Bank, demystified the process of unleashing disruption in a large banking organisation at ConnectGov2016 Phil Gray, who is now the Global Head of The eXellerator, the Singapore-based innovation lab of the Standard Chartered Bank, deconstructed ‘the DNA of Disruption’ for the 140 CIOs and business leaders who had assembled in Bhutan...
Digital disruption is the top trending topic in business today. Chief information officers (CIOs) thrust into the limelight as they oversee technology in their organisations, understand that they have to move with the times or be left behind. At the ConnectGov summit in Bhutan, CIOs and senior executives spoke about the steps they are taking to manage digital disruption. “In healthcare,...
At the ConnectGov 2016 summit, held in Thimpu, Bhutan on 25-26 July, a powerful panel of experts and CIOs discussed ways to increase the value of ICT for smart cities in the Asia Pacific region. The participants of the “Increasing the value of ICT for Smart Cities” panel included Asam Khan (COO, Exponent Technology Services), Dr. Suhazimah binti Dzazali (Deputy Director...
During the ConnectGov Leader Summit held in Bhutan earlier this year, a panel of CIOs and technology partners came together to discuss pertinent issues in security as CIOs look to ride the wave of disruption in their own industries. Businesses are being urged to share information on cyber attacks so that others can identify similar methods of digital incursions. “Industry will...
1 June 2016 Driving Digital Innovation: Perspectives from Asian CIOs Digital tsunami, agile development, container technology, value-based productivity, design thinking, partner ecosystem—these were some of the technological trends and management imperatives that came under the scanner at the inaugural CIO Forum organized by CIO Academy Asia at the ongoing CommunicAsia2016 at Marina Bay Sands on Wednesday. The theme of the forum was ‘Driving...