We are in the most interesting times today...the times of “Tsunami Transformation”. In such an evolutionary stage of transformation, it is sometimes very difficult to pin-point the stage of...
Mar 09, 2018
Enterprise IT managers have actively been moving to outcomes based commercial constructs such as Managed Services for operational functions such as, Application Maintenance and Support. This model...
Feb 28, 2018
The first step in improving the security of IT system is to answer these basic questions: What am I trying to protect and how much is it worth to me? What do I need to protect against? How...
Feb 27, 2018
'IT Security’ and Internet of Things (IoT) are of great significance in today’s digitally connected world. The rapid pace of getting everything connected and online in a “smart” world is creating new...
Feb 26, 2018
DevOps, normally mistaken to be either a tool or a profile in an organization, is neither. It is a set of principles and practices that helps in continuous integration and development. DevOps is an...
Feb 23, 2018
We are living in a digital era and experts in their relevant domain are making tireless efforts to innovate new things successfully. One must agree that there are plenty of applications and...
Feb 13, 2018
At Muthoot Fincorp Limited, a RBI regulated NBFC with more than 3500 branches pan India, we look into security aspects with utmost importance. With increasing incidents of data breaches around the...
Feb 12, 2018
The Internet of Things (IoT) is used to describe a network of objects (or “things”) that have sensors or hardware, and software to enable objects to connect to the Internet through wired and wireless...
Feb 09, 2018
Disruptive technologies like IoT, robotics process automation, AI, machine learning, AR/VR, social mobile, analytics and cloud are transforming the way enterprises think and operate today....
Feb 08, 2018
4G is a very common technology term that even technology novices are adept with, given the mobility is accessible through wireless or their operator’s network. The next generation of mobile network...
Feb 07, 2018
When we asked NEXT100 winners to contribute their thought leadership pieces for IT Next, we had planned a single issue for that—dividing it between leadership and technology. But the sheer number of...
Jan 17, 2018
The first responsibility of a leader is to define reality. The last is to say Thank you. In between the two, the leader must become a servant and a debtor - Max De Pree Leadership is a subject of...
Dec 26, 2017
Leadership is the art of motivating a group of people to act towards achieving a common goal. Leadership captures the essentials of being able to inspire others and being prepared to do so. Effective...
Dec 26, 2017
Leadership has a different meaning to each individual. Few say “Leadership is an art to encourage and motivate people to achieve a common agenda” while others say “Leadership is a winning combination...
Dec 26, 2017
You have a great business idea and an opportunity to make an important presentation in front of potential investors. Your company’s future depends on it. Your hands are shaking, knees are trembling,...
Dec 22, 2017
“Who is a leader?” - My 13-year old son asked me one day. This got me thinking. Having spent some time in the leadership spectrum, this is a hard truth to live by. You have to constantly ask yourself...
Dec 20, 2017
Great leaders don’t achieve success without experiencing their share of challenges and crises. Rather, they will define it as their success came through the challenges and difficulties that came...
Dec 15, 2017
With changing threat landscape and information technology priorities, organizations and leaders must change the way they observe the security landscape. Over the last two decades, new risks can be...
Dec 13, 2017
The definition of leadership is ever changing. In the coming years, it will continue to change as more and more millennial join the current workforce. Millennial, however, are already empowered with...
Dec 11, 2017
"I am not afraid of an army of lions led by a sheep; I am afraid of an army of sheep led by a lion.” Alexander the Great once said this about leadership. What he meant was leadership at one time...
Dec 07, 2017
NEXT100 is about recognition and celebration. The issue that you are holding in your hand is a little more than that. It is winning perspectives—the leadership insights and experiences from the...
Dec 07, 2017
In 1978, Transformational Leadership was introduced by expert, James McGregor Burns, in his book “Leadership”. He explained it as a process where followers of a leader are developed to the higher...
Dec 05, 2017