Investment of current technology, knowledge and team learning, a proper BCP plan, and resolution as per best of breed solution at minimum cost can help us to overcome any challenge that business is facing
When asked how he planned his career path to be a successful technology leader, Dr. Chitranjan Kesari, CIO at Hive Carbon Zero Developers Ltd, in an exclusive interview with CIO News, said, “I have been working hard 24/7 and meeting business requirements for my core to improve on a daily basis and improve my knowledge to apply to my business.” Hard work can achieve all. Working on the World Knowledge platform required lots of studies daily to help global companies.
When asked about challenges he faced in his career path and how he overcame them, he said, “I faced lots of challenges.” There was a time when I didn’t have any money to study. My real life experience is written in my new book, Yogic Innovation. A Village Boy, the eighth sibling in the family, started his journey and went to IIT and Harvard-like management colleges did advanced studies in computer applications and completed a PhD. I spent almost 21 years with an Indian MNC and worked as a CIO/CEO and IT Head with different companies.
When asked about challenges faced by technology leaders today while implementing digital technologies, he said, due to rapid changes in technology and budget constraints, lots of time we face the problem of implementation of technology.
How can we proceed with a three-year renewal for all technology implementations? What if something better comes along?
So taking a proper decision for new technology and implementation of time is a core value, and when we take decisions, we take them in a proper manner.
These days, ransom-ware and backups also create havoc for CIO’s. But those who have updated and implemented best of breed solutions and proper cloud, on premises or colo, with the proper BCP plan and other tech, they are happy.
When asked how technology leaders can overcome the challenges faced, he said, “Investment of current technology, knowledge and team learning, a proper BCP plan, and resolution as per best of breed solution at minimum cost can help us to overcome any challenge that business is facing.”
When asked about best practices, industry trends, or advice he would like to suggest to fellow technology leaders for their successful professional journeys, he said to focus on your studies, certification, increase in team knowledge to improve business performance, and involve yourself with a team to increase core business knowledge.
He highlighted that threads are growing very fast. Hackers are ahead of our technology implementation and knowledge. Make yourself full-proof with security. Data is growing, and analytics is playing an important role in this. Those who are good at data analysis are growing very fast, and their businesses are also growing.
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