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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 of Singapore (IDA), where he was responsible for national-level initiatives in developing the vibrant ICT industry in Singapore. He has been involved in the public sector ICT domain for over 30 years, [...]

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 information officers (CIOs), I thought everything in it will be dealing with IT systems. After all, CIOs would be dealing with vendors, deciding on technologies to use, getting user feedback and implementation.  [...]

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 tech jargon if they are to help board members and senior management tackle the digital tsunami that threatens to disrupt industries. View full article here

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 the age of disruption Professor Kevyn Yong of ESSEC Business School shared:" We plan to focus on three areas to continuously evolve our executive education programmes. First, we are exploring how to better [...]

Put IT in the Driver’s Seat

This article was first published by Harry Teng (CIO, TransAsia Airways). I sat on panels at the ConnectGov Summit hosted by @CIO Academy Asia this week discussing various topics.  The session I moderated touched on how to stay ahead of the digital transformation. Given my current role as a CIO of an airline, traditionally, an IT organization plays a [...]

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 the article: P. Ramakrishna, vice-president at CIO Academy Asia, said combatting cyber security threats is no longer confined to the actions of individual entities. “It requires the concerted will and cooperation of [...]

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 in planning their getaways with their families, loved ones or friends. However, the most affordable deals no longer suffice. Reviews on social media have replaced good deals as the key to unlock [...]