The Indian hospitality sector had a record year in 2019, with occupancy rates at a 40-year high. Occupancy rates have plummeted and are now at 10-15% as the sector continues to feel the impact of the...
Jul 27, 2020
Technology companies continue to see customer interest in cybersecurity, cloud computing and other areas, perhaps indicating that the business environment is stabilizing, according to a new survey by...
Jul 02, 2020
It took some time but by now, most of us have accepted the new reality, that is, living life with COVID-19. This year’s pandemic has put the entire world to a standstill and forced organizations to...
Jun 17, 2020
82% of IT and business professionals agree that organizations need to focus on increasing the humanity of customer interactions and adding greater “personal touch.” However, only four in ten...
May 13, 2020
Worldwide IT spending to decline 2.7% this year due to the economic impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, according to IDC. While every industry will be affected by the global slowdown, some will reduce...
Apr 23, 2020
In the current ecosystem, heterogeneous technology landscapes are becoming more and more prevalent due to partial movement of individual applications to cloud to achieve quick success and due to buzz...
Mar 05, 2020
Over 40% of privacy compliance technology will rely on Artificial Intelligence (AI) by 2023, up from 5% today, according to Gartner. “Privacy laws, such as General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR...
Feb 25, 2020
When it comes to growing a successful company, research shows it isn’t about getting the most out of employees, but delivering an experience that empowers them to be and do their best. And according...
Feb 18, 2020
Although there’s been plenty of talk about ‘tech-lash’, or pushback against the latest technology, the reality is people are using technology more than ever. 52% of consumers say that technology...
Feb 12, 2020
In today’s regulatory environment, technological advancements are bringing in change at a rapid pace. Regulators and businesses are challenged to maintain a balance between fostering innovation,...
Jan 31, 2020
Is the CIO’s role very different in a technology company? Before taking over as the CIO, I have spent close to 15 years at Infosys in business roles and joined CSS Corp in late 2016 as Vice President...
Jul 02, 2019
Consumer spending on technology will reach USD 1.32 trillion in 2019, an increase of 3.5% over 2018. According to the inaugural Worldwide Semiannual Connected Consumer Spending Guide from...
May 15, 2019
Over the last few years, organizations in India have adopted technology in most of their business activities, including their anti-fraud efforts. Our previous fraud survey in 2016 identified...
Jan 03, 2019
Piramal Glass, a global specialist in design, production, and decoration of glass packaging (flaconnage) solutions for Pharmaceutical, Cosmetics & Perfumery, and Specialty Food & Beverage...
Nov 21, 2018
The cover story in this issue is directly from the horse’s mouth—15 CIOs and one CDO tell us what it means to be a practical CIO. The big messages that are coming from them are simple—talk and...
Oct 03, 2018
Employee engagement has surfaced as a major concern in delivering improvements in customer experience (CX), with 86% of CX executives in a Gartner survey ranking it as having an equal or greater...
Jun 18, 2018
No company can function as an island and as our eco system broadens it typically deals with many entities like customers, partners, affiliates and others. When organized together these entities form...
Jun 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
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
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
According to the list of top predictions for 2018 published by Dimension Data, it lists down cybersecurity, digital infrastructure, hybrid cloud, digital workplaces, digital business, and customer...
Oct 24, 2017
The fourth Industrial Revolution or Industry 4.0, which coalesces several emerging digital technologies, is increasing the interaction of our physical world with the virtual. While still in its early...
Aug 30, 2017
ThoughtWorks recently announced the re-launch of Vapasi, the company's India initiative that addresses the gender gap within the senior developer community. The program will enable experienced women...
Aug 10, 2017
How has digital transformation impacted businesses in India? Digital transformation is a buzzword today irrespective of whether you are a consumer or a business. Whether you are a tech player or an...
Jul 31, 2017
While enterprises are harping on the implementation of a single disruptive technology, here’s an Indian NGO that’s using AI, Blockchain and IoT to feed over a million school children. The...
Jul 26, 2017
Onymos has tied up with Risan to provide a holistic market expansion strategy and means for taking the revolutionary mobile apps development platform to software developers, numbering in thousands,...
Jul 17, 2017
Internet of Things (IoT) is the foundational technology of what is called The Fourth Industrial Revolution (4IR)—the fusion of the physical, the virtual and the biological. Even as we discuss the...
Jun 06, 2017
The security software market is currently experiencing rapid transformation mainly because of four key developments, according to Gartner. The use of advanced analytics, expanded ecosystems, adoption...
May 30, 2017
Business leaders are embracing digital transformation as a critical factor for success and they expect IT to help them innovate faster, increase profitability and gain a competitive advantage....
May 22, 2017
AMD introduces EPYC processor brand for the datacenter, bringing in a revolution in the high-performance server processor market. With its high core count, superior memory bandwidth, and unparalleled...
May 17, 2017
VMware launches VMware Horizon Cloud on Microsoft Azure. This integration will enable customers to drive the move to Windows 10 and forefronts VMware virtual desktops and applications to the...
May 16, 2017
VMware, Inc., ties up with Dell to enhance VMware End-User Computing solutions to make customers aware of the advantages of workplace transformation via mobile, desktop and cloud technologies....
May 10, 2017
Big data and Artificial Intelligence (AI) are the new enterprise favorite, indicates the latest NASSCOM Emerge 50 – 2016 list. It was found that 75% of the most innovative startups or emerging...
Oct 27, 2016
I was commuting with a friend in a cab booked using an app-based provider. The meter stopped halfway but since I roughly knew how much it costs, I offered to pay the full amount to the driver, who...
Oct 17, 2015