smartCIO magazine

Welcome to the new edition of smartCIO – the quarterly magazine for technology leaders in EMEA. In this issue we focus on building the case for the cloud and showcase the multifaceted business value of adopting a cloud infrastructure.

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Top stories in this issue

We have a packed edition this quarter. Unsure if cloud computing is right for your business? We’ve got you covered. Read on for the latest technology news for IT leaders.

Here are our top stories:



Cloud is the perfect match for CIOs seeking hybrid-working value

IDG’s Martin Veitch discusses how IT leaders are rethinking value and making the case for cloud computing.

Defining cloud value in the post-pandemic world

Workday’s CTO, EMEA discusses how COVID-19 has heightened the demand for cloud and how CIOs should be thinking about proving its value to their organisation.

Why cloud is leading to a renaissance of IT infrastructure

In this article, Karthik Narain, leader of the Accenture Cloud, looks at how cloud infrastructure is driving much more than ROI when it comes to business value..

Previous issues

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

Issue #4

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.

Issue #3

Understand how organisations including Webber Wentzel and Formula 1 are navigating the return to the workplace, and the role of technology in supporting this.

Issue #2

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.

Issue #1

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.