smartCIO magazine

Welcome to the new edition of smartCIO, the quarterly magazine for technology leaders in EMEA. This issue explores how CIOs are embracing change, overcoming the challenges of digital transformation during the pandemic, and using a data-driven approach to enhance employee experience.

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Top stories in this issue

We have a packed edition this quarter. Want to learn more about business agility and digital acceleration? Or do you need some ideas on how to innovate? We’ve got you covered. Read on for the latest technology news for IT leaders.

Here are our top stories:



Formula 1 goes full throttle on digital acceleration

In this interview with Chris Roberts, Head of IT Infrastructure, we discuss the company’s move to the cloud and its customer-centric approach to digital transformation.

Driving innovation for South Africa’s legal sector

We hear from Warren Hero, Webber Wenzel’s CTO/CDO, on how he embraced the challenges of the pandemic to drive through digital initiatives.

Extending and integrating your IT platform

We sat down with IBM’s CIO Kathryn Guarini to discuss how the company’s data-driven approach has enhanced user experience.

Previous issues

Did you miss our previous issues of smartCIO? Find all them all below:

Issue #2

Examine the role of the CIO in a post-COVID-19 world, AI and machine learning, and the importance of adaptable architecture. We also have interviews with Thyssenkrupp Steel and PGA European Tour.

Issue #1

Explore digital acceleration and how the CIO has emerged from the pandemic as a key business enabler. We also take a look at the top tech trends for 2021 and beyond, and chat to Veolia UK and Pick n Pay.