Despite having clocked less than six months on the job, RSA CTO Dr Zulfikar Ramzan feels like he has come home, and is focused on the dual role he has to play in the company, he tells Gabey Goh.
The cloud makes a lot of sense for midsized companies, but may not be compelling enough for big enterprises with fairly well-run IT operations, according to NetApp CTO Jay Kidd.
Malaysian Chok Leang Ooi, together with his Vietnamese cofounder Trung Ngo, has a software development house that focuses on building products for startups, which always struggle to attract good technical talent.
We should applaud the tenacity of Code Army founder, Zafrul Noordin, writes Karamjit Singh in his thoughts for this week’s Week in Review column.
After wasting over two years before finding Code Army’s niche, which involved abandoning gamification and narrowing its focus, cofounder Zafrul Noordin tells Karamjit Singh that he wants to help his fellow Malaysians avoid the same mistakes he did – via the Lean Startup Machine.
Managing complex data and its inherent risks is driving innovation that must be both rapid and decisive to keep a-pace with changes in the financial services sector, but there is clearly a disparity between the scale and urgency of the data management challenges and the industry’s response, writes Azhar Muhammad-Saul of Bloomberg.
Greater reliance on technology could see the rise of the chief financial and technology officer (CFTO) in 2014, according to the ACCA (Association of Chartered Certified Accountants) and IMA (Institute of Management Accountants), citing two recent studies.
The myopia in IT manifests itself as the lack of attention to the first word of “Information Technology,” where organizations are infected by the meme of technology first, information later, writes Bernard Sia.