APJ smartCIO

Welcome to our tenth edition of smartCIO 
our e-magazine covering the latest technology and leadership insights across the Asia Pacific and Japan region.

In this issue, we delve into insights from technology leaders on how CIOs collaborate with HR & Finance to future-proof organisations in Asia Pacific & Japan.

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Stories in this issue.


Seeking the best tech to make the job easier.

Lisa Tobin, SEEK’s Managing Director of Technology, believes the workforce of the future wants technology that is powerful and adaptive to their needs. She aims to create this at the online employment marketplace.


Meeting the needs of future-focused clients.

The future of work is hybrid, said Keith Ip, Chief Technology Officer at Li & Fung. It will also embrace artificial intelligence as the global supply chain management organisation attempts to stay ahead of the curve.


Where the only constant is change.

For Kevin Russo, Asia Pacific Chief Information Officer and Partner at Deloitte, there is not a day where he does not discuss the potential of generative AI. While the technology is a game changer, he also believes agility is a must for the workforce.


‘AI IQ’ study reveals artificial intelligence adoption barriers for business leaders.

A new Workday survey of 1,000 business decision-makers from around the globe cuts through the hype and reveals what leaders are really doing, thinking, and feeling when it comes to AI.


Making space for AI at the workplace.

Workday’s Senior Manager for Product Learning (ML/AI), Jenn Dearth, and Senior Director for Corporate Affairs, Jens-Henrik Jeppesen, discuss how AI can be used by employees and the regulatory.

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Previous Issues

Missed our previous issues of smartCIO? You can find all past issues below:



smartCIO 8th Edition

9th Edition: How the CIO Drives Business Innovation

smartCIO 8th Edition

8th Edition: The Art of Collaboration

smartCIO 7th Edition

7th Edition: Creating an Adaptable IT Architecture

smartCIO 6th Edition

6th Edition: Technology and Business Culture

smartCIO 5th Edition

5th Edition: Bridging the Acceleration Gap

smartCIO 4th Edition

4th Edition: Digital Agility in Action

smartCIO 3rd Edition

3rd Edition: The CIO Mission - Driving Transformational Agility

smartCIO 2nd Edition

2nd Edition: How Digital Transformation Is Shaping Industries

smartCIO 1st Edition

1st Edition: A CIO Reborn