BW Businessworld Announces Winners of Digital Leadership & CIO Awards

CDSL and HDFC Bank bag BW Businessworld’s CIO of the year Award

Photo Credit : Subhabrata Das, BW Businessworld,

Mumbai: The prestigious BW Digital Leaderships & CIO Awards, a part of BW Businessworld announced here today. CDSL won the CIO of the year Award in SMEs section while HDFC Bank bagged the same award in the Enterprise segment.

CDO/Digital Leader of the year Award won by DCB Bank in the enterprise segment.

Dr Kiran Karnik, Former President – Nasscom, Member, Prime Minister’s Committee on E-Governance delivered the keynote address at the glittering Award ceremony. Dr Karnik in his address said that with the change in pace, new technologies are adapted in a very short span of time compared to 50 years ago. The most important part of today's times is that actual application and usage of technology has gained a fast pace when it comes to adaption, he observed.

"Manufacturing of technology has changed over the decade where concepts are changing. Manufacturing technology has diverted to finding more usability from the primary products. Many new technologies add on to each other in a multiplication of many devices. They are working in synergy with each other," said Dr Karnik in his address.

He further explained, "In 2-3 years we will see the roles of CIOs changing. In the coming years priorities will be to see how new technologies can be used to leverage business transactions."

Anurag Batra, Chairman & Editor-in-Chief, BW Businessworld said that no one other than Dr Karnik could have understood the topic of CIO Awards better and we are lucky to have him as the chairman of the jury also.

“I met Dr Karnik 17 years back when I started exchange4media and I still remember his humble and down to earth nature, Batra remembered.

Among the other awardees are Bajaj Capital (SME segment), HDFC Bank in the Enterprise segment in Best Digital Transformation Project; CISO Best Enterprise Security Implementation in SME segment G P Parsik Bank and in the Enterprise segment, Yazaki; Best Cloud Implementation SME segment, Ecom Express; Best Storage Implementation Kotak Mahindra Bank in Enterprise segment; Social Media Project, HDFC Bank in Enterprise segment; Best Mobility Project, NBHC in the SME segment and HDFC Standard Life in Enterprise segment; Best Analytics Implementation jointly won by BSE and HDFC Bank; Best AL/ML Implementation in Enterprise segment, Manipal Hospitals; Best IoT Implementation in SME segment jointly won by Winjit and Gaia Smart Cities.


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