John Cherian

Doug Stein

Consulting & IT Leadership Roles - Express Scripts, Avanade, Mindtree

Beyond the Technical Solution: Delivering Benefits and Creating Value in a Digital World

Most business leaders would agree that getting the most from IT investments is and will continue to be of paramount importance, but in today’s rapidly changing landscape what does that really mean? Moving beyond the traditional concept of simply seeking ROI from technology solution assets, business leaders should consider the value created by the business processes as a whole combined with the enabling technologies that support them...

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John Cherian

John Cherian

Head – India Delivery & Legacy Services

How legacy applications still makes sense for IBM ‘i’ users

Legacy application as the word itself suggests is made of one of those technologies which has been around for quite some time now is still considered to be one of the most robust systems in the business world. Out of all the legacy application servers, when compared the amount of implementations worldwide, IBM/AS 400 (later became IBM i Series, System i and IBM i) has an incredible - uptime rate of 99.97% and is still one of the most reliable and secure systems catering to almost - every vertical...

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David-Callow

David Callow

Former CIO - Debenhams

Custom Build or Off-the-shelf Software – What is the future of Technology / IT in Retail

The fifth in our series of blogs on what keeps retail CIOs awake at night focuses on the big question of ’out of the box’ or customisation.The classic question for an Retail IT Director a generation ago was whether to buy or build a retail software solutions. Traditional IT departments were structured typically with large development teams who were quite capable of developing large scale applications as well as modifications to existing systems....

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Rob Pearlman

Rob Pearlman

Former IT Director
Avis Budget Group, AXA

'Why Ignitho' - with a Kochi, Kerala twist

Within the wonderful world of IT it would be fair to say that whatever you want to do there are a myriad of companies that tell you they are the best and they can do whatever you want. Obviously in some instances they are right but in many more they are most certainly wrong. So why should you or anybody else choose to partner with Ignitho to provide their service support ?..

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David-Callow

David Callow

Former CIO - Debenhams

How Retail CIO’s will Face up to the Demands of Omni-channel Retailing

Continuing with our blog series, on what keeps retail CIOs awake at night. Our fourth edition focuses on the demands put upon IT teams by omni-channel retailing.There is no doubt that there has been very significant change over the last few years in the retail marketplace. Digital transformation is affecting all industries and sectors but there is an immediacy for retailers and their customers which is leading to rapid innovation in customer journeys, transactions and interactions...

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David-Callow

David Callow

Former CIO - Debenhams

10 Reasons that keep Retail CIOs awake - Reason 3 Partnering with suppliers.

The third in our series of blogs on what keeps retail CIOs awake at night focuses on the challenge of extending your organisation's bandwidth and capability through effective partnering. Whether it is in the plan, build or run part of the team it is likely that most modern IT department's will rely on some external skills and resource to deliver the service or the retail software technology solutions that the wider organisation desires and deserves...

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Marc Dowd

Marc Dowd

Former Principal Advisor
Forrester Research

How CIO Advisory Services can help you develop your IT strategy

For the last 10 years I have been working with the CIO's CTO's and leaders of large IT companies. What I have noticed is that almost invariably they have to produce an IT strategy. What is strange is that often the process of producing an IT strategy is a rather amater affair. This makes sense because there are no courses in how to write a killer IT strategy...

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David-Callow

David Callow

Former CIO - Debenhams

10 Reasons that keep Retail CIOs awake - Reason 2 Black Friday

The second in our series of blogs on "what keeps retail CIOs awake at night" focuses on the nightmare (?) of Black Friday. A relatively new phenomenon in the UK there is no doubt that it is real and that it puts considerable pressure on the CIO, their team and the retail software technology solutions which underpin the organisation's trading...

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John Cherian

David Callow

Former CIO - Debenhams

Retail Technology Blog Series – 10 Reasons that keep CIOs awake

We thought we’d give a view on a number of challenges facing CIOs in Retail organisations at present. There is no doubt that the role of the CIO is a tough one, but at the same time a very exciting and fulfilling role in a healthy organisation.It’s at the heart of the business or should be and the Retail CIO should be a key player in any digital transformation. ..

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