As Coronavirus pandemic continues to hold sway over our lives, cheerful news about how businesses fought back and won are igniting sparks of hope and positivity. This is the tale of a business that...
Oct 28, 2020
Small and Medium Businesses (SMBs) play a critical role in Indian economy, contributing 34% of the GDP and employing 21% of the country’s workforce, second only to agriculture. More importantly SMBs...
Oct 15, 2020
As the country continues embracing the cultural and behavioural shift towards digitalization, businesses (large, medium, small, micro) also continue to be disrupted by advanced technologies and the...
Sep 21, 2020
Each new generation of technology is accompanied by speculations about its competitive advantages and what it offers as an opportunity. The arrival of 5G and Wi-Fi 6 are no different, as businesses...
Sep 16, 2020
More than 90% of business leaders say cloud is a priority in the COVID-19 shutdown. They are relying more on cloud technologies but are seeing more cybersecurity attacks. Half a year into the...
Aug 21, 2020
In a rapidly changing digital banking environment, organizations have embarked on their journey towards digitalization by various transformation initiatives and execution. One such vital...
Aug 07, 2020
At the end of 2019, data security was the #1 priority and it remains there now, with a whopping 76% of organizations naming it as one of their IT projects for the rest of 2020, according to Netwrix’s...
Jul 31, 2020
While digital transformation is understood to be critical, its rapid adoption, as seen with cloud providers, IoT and shadow IT, is creating significant vulnerabilities for most organizations,...
Jun 18, 2020
As organizations look to transform their business operations and revolutionize customer service, Digital Transformation (DX) is at the top of most CXOs’ agendas; in fact, DX spending is expected to ...
Jun 03, 2020
The COVID-19 pandemic has required enterprise organizations to shift overnight to an almost completely digital world. Technology departments across the globe are now grappling with surging demand and...
May 29, 2020
74% of respondents are looking to upgrade their communications and control networks by the end of 2022 with more than 90% investigating the use of either 4G and/or 5G in their operations, according...
May 11, 2020
For many organizations, digital initiatives in the pipeline became swift realities over the past several weeks. New ways of working today have heightened companies’ reliance on digital platforms and...
Apr 15, 2020
Organizations reached a global cloud tipping point causing them to struggle with security challenges of digital transformation (DX), according to a Thales study. Today, half (50%) of all corporate...
Mar 24, 2020
Many organizations are starting to realize the benefits of increased scale and velocity of application deployment in their businesses, according to F5 Networks’ 2020 State of Application Services:...
Mar 06, 2020
The digital transformation journey of Indian organizations’ is getting increasingly hindered by cyberattacks, according to a Forcepoint-Frost & Sullivan Risk & Cybersecurity study. The study...
Dec 18, 2019
With digital transformation gaining traction and the acceleration of next-gen technologies such as Blockchain, Artificial Intelligence (AI), Machine Learning (ML) and others, organisations are...
Dec 16, 2019
50% of people with a smartphone but without a bank account will use a mobile-accessible cryptocurrency account, according to Gartner. This is among the top strategic predictions for 2020 and beyond,...
Nov 07, 2019
In today’s rapidly evolving labor market, 45% of managers don’t feel confident in their ability to develop the skills employees need today, according to Gartner. In addition to a lack of confidence,...
Sep 19, 2019
C-suite organizations worldwide are achieving some success with digital transformation. But there’s still a strong belief that this evolution requires radical, far-reaching changes to achieve success...
Aug 07, 2019
Leveraging the automation continuum is security and risk management leaders’ latest imperative in creating and preserving value at their organization, according to Gartner. Katell Thielemann,...
Jun 20, 2019
As the data landscape becomes more complex, it is important for IT to unleash its potential to drive meaningful business impact. However, a new study reveals that approximately 54 million data...
May 27, 2019
Raymond Group, India’s leading fashion and textile retailer is re-engineering its FMCG division – Raymond FMCG, as a part of its efforts towards reaching a turnover of INR 1,000 crore by 2020. The re...
May 06, 2019
Global ramp and reach ambitions of businesses of all sizes are becoming more achievable just as consumer demands for them to be more agile and accessible are becoming more strident. Digital...
May 03, 2019
Worldwide revenues for IT Services and Business Services totaled USD 513 billion in the second half of 2018 (2H18), an increase of 4.5% year over year (in constant currency), according to the...
Apr 16, 2019
Feb 19, 2019
Today, startups that build tools for businesses looking to automate their customer service experience and operations are being acquired by global companies. Though they may have the necessary...
Dec 05, 2018
Zendesk recently released the Zendesk Benchmark Guide for Enterprise, which outlines best practices for two different types of large companies: Digital Natives that have been considered digital since...
Oct 04, 2018
Maharashtra’s Slum Rehabilitation Authority (SRA) has announced its Tier III datacenter in Mumbai. The datacenter will focus on high availability services with N+1 standard facility which will be...
Oct 03, 2018
What is happening to enterprise IT? What are the top changes that you see that has happened in the past couple of years? If you think about what has been happening to IT organizations, about 6 or 7...
Sep 28, 2018
Digital Transformation from the Trenches: Transformation Strategies for the Digital CIO by Vivek Vishnu (July 2018) Publishers: Authors Upfront Pages: xviii+224 Price: INR 695 One of the biggest...
Sep 11, 2018
Most organizations are undergoing a digital transformation that directly impacts how they do business, yet 70% of employees have not mastered the skills they need for their jobs today, and 80% of...
Sep 11, 2018
Cloud service demand due to digital transformation is changing the delivery of business-oriented solutions, with service providers ramping up their investments in new offerings to cater for their...
Aug 24, 2018
C-suite executives understand that to transform their businesses, they must embrace the integration of new technologies. Most rank improvement of information security and business efficiency as their...
Jul 25, 2018
Cloud service providers have a high degree of confidence in their business outlook as a result of very strong customer demand for cloud services to enable Digital Transformation, according to IDC...
Jul 18, 2018
The productivity increase due to investments in new digital technologies is significantly more when technologies are deployed in combination, finds a new research by the World Economic Forum (WEF)....
May 09, 2018
Data storage and management company NetApp recently unveiled a new Data Visionary Engineering Center (DVEC) in India to help customers and partners collaborate, innovate, educate and drive digital...
May 09, 2018
This issue’s cover story is mostly (not fully) based on my research on digital transformation journey in selected companies within some of the largest groups in India—Tata, Mahindra & Mahindra...
Apr 23, 2018
By this time, you are probably more than convinced that digital is not another flavor of the season. It is here to stay and it is changing the business for real. But have you felt that while your...
Apr 23, 2018
What the digital journeys of selected companies from three of India’s largest groups – Tata, Mahindra & Mahindra and Vedanta/Sterlite — tell us about digital transformation in India. Presenting...
Apr 19, 2018
Dr Anand Agarwal has been heading Sterlite Tech for last one and a half decade. Today, he is driving the change of the company from a cable and fiber manufacturer to an integrated telecom products...
Apr 16, 2018
In the last few years, CIOs have been chanting the ‘digital transformation’ catchphrase as if it is a common cure for all enterprise IT worries. However, a lot of organizations have embarked on...
Apr 12, 2018
In the last four days, we have presented various importance points of debate in digital transformation as it is panning out in India, especially in the core sectors of Indian business. We have...
Apr 12, 2018
Read the first part of the story: Decoding Digital Transformation: The Imperatives here. Read the second part of the story: Decoding Digital Transformation: The Outcomes here. Read the third part of...
Apr 11, 2018
Read the first part of the story: Decoding Digital Transformation: The Imperatives here. Read the second part of the story: Decoding Digital Transformation: The Outcomes here. Digital transformation...
Apr 10, 2018
Read the first part of the story: Decoding Digital Transformation: The Imperatives here. When survival—of even a market leader—is threatened, you go back to the basics. And that is what businesses...
Apr 09, 2018
Digital transformation is arguably the most used (abuse is also a use) catch-phrase of our times? All vendors—selling connectivity to anti-virus and all things in between—promise to enable your...
Apr 06, 2018
Worldwide spending on cognitive and artificial intelligence (AI) systems will reach USD 19.1 billion in 2018, an increase of 54.2% over the amount spent in 2017. With industries investing...
Mar 26, 2018
While IT leaders are never tired of talking about digital transformation, many of the large corporations, especially where big transformation is taking place, have chosen to appoint business guys...
Mar 07, 2018
The need for digital transformation has reached critical levels, as per CA Technologies Asia Pacific & Japan Digital Transformation Impact and Readiness Study. 80% of business and IT leaders...
Feb 28, 2018
According to IDC Asia Pacific Semi-annual Services Tracker, 1H 2017, the India IT & Business Services market is expected to rebound with a year-on-year growth rate of 12.5% and touch USD 12.1...
Nov 08, 2017