COVID-19 is taking a toll on every country’s economic growth. While leaders are analysing the business impact of COVID-19, the pressure to deal with it will be across the board. Amidst this, CIOs who have been playing a crucial role by ensuring business continuity and minimising the impact will further face the challenge to reduce IT costs and ensure the smooth functioning of the system. Suddenly, tech plans have hit a roadblock, and when businesses resume after the COVID-19 aftermath, investments in IT will be seen through a new prism.
Analysing the post-COVID-19 tech scenario, analysts have begun increasing their odds of a sizeable market decline. As per IDC, the coronavirus pandemic will cause a reduction in IT spends by 4 per cent globally. However, in the end, every cloud has a silver lining; we also believe that things sooner or later will ease out. Till then it’s a tough road ahead. Amidst all this, a set of tough questions are emerging from boardrooms:
To get an answer to all these and more, Yotta Infrastructure in association with DynamicCIO, invite you to join us at a live discussion on Post COVID-19 IT Outlook – The CIO Pulse.
While the discussion focuses on understanding strategies for the post-COVID-19 battles, for the first time, we plan to run a live poll to gauge the sentiments of the industry and present its results in real-time.
Amit Phadke, Technology Leader – Western Union
Arun Gupta, Consultant & Coach – Former CIO
Atul Bansal, Group Head – IT – Gateway Rail Freight Ltd
Manish Israni, EVP & CIO – Yotta Infrastructure
Milind Khamkar, Group CIO – SuperMax
Rajeev Pradhan, CIO – Wadia Group
Sayed Peerzade, Group CIO – Reliance Entertainment
Suresh Iyer, Chief Information Officer – Blue Star
Suresh Shan, CIO – M&M Finance
Rahul Neel Mani, Co-Founder & Editor – Grey Head Media