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Miguel Rio Tinto, group CIO of Emirates NBD, takes a two-pronged approach to digital transformation, focusing on evolving IT and driving innovation into everything they do.

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More CEOs are considering enterprise wide agile transformations, enabling a significant opportunity for CIOs to lead their organization’s process, culture and mindset changes.