CIOs are Becoming Endangered Species: Gartner

Research firm Gartner highlights a shift of demand and control away from IT and toward digital business units at this year’s Gartner Symposium. 

IT is Indispensable for Business Optimization: David Aires, Intel

David L. Aires, VP, Information Technology Group, and GM, Information Technology Operations, believes security to be the biggest challenge in the current IT environment.

Kotak Mahindra Launches First Bank-agnostic Funds Transfer Platform

KayPay is the world’s first bank-agnostic payment product for Facebook users to send money to each other in an instant.

CIO’s Role is Critical to Deploy Enterprise Mobility: Nabeel Youakim, Citrix

Device management, application delivery, and policies that govern those makes an enterprise truly mobile and a CIO’s role is vital to it, says Nabeel Youakim, VP, Products and Microsoft Alliance, Citrix.

Make in India: The Rise of Indian Startups

Being a startup in India has never been easy, especially if it harbors ambitions of doing business abroad. With Make in India, hopefully Indian startups will get an edge.

Indian CIOs Keen on Adopting SDN

Even though SDN is in a very nascent stage, it is gradually attracting the attention of Indian CIOs. What might have been perceived as a hype yesterday, is fast becoming a reality now.

Smart CFOs Can Handle Excess Data: Alex Davern, National Instruments

Alex Davern, COO, CFO, and EVP of National Instruments, talks about how can CFOs handle data overload and cope up with uncertain economic conditions.

BigBasket.com Raises Rs 200 Crore Funding

Online grocer BigBasket received Rs 200 crore funding and the company will now expand and use latest technology to improve customer understanding.

Plan-B Ready as Windows 2003 Server Support Ends: CIOs

As Windows server 2003 draws back its support in July 2015, Indian CIOs elaborate on how they plan to cope up with the situation.

6 Leaders Who Headed for an Abrupt Exit

The abrupt exit of top leaders of Indian and global tech companies this year, with many of them citing ambiguous reasons, surprised the technology world.

IoT Hasn’t Achieved its True Potential: Prateek Pashine, Tata Teleservices

To further the cause of IOT in India, Prateek Pashine, head- Enterprise Business, Tata Teleservices throws light on what IoT is and how its sensors work.

Make In India: Portable Computer to Common Man’s Aid

Vinay Deshpande, chairman and CEO of Encore Software and one of the founders of Simputer Trust talks about the problems they had faced to kick-start the product. This gadget was envisioned to familiarise the common man in India with computer-aided services. 

Use Social Media, Let Consumers Tell Your Brand Story: Samar Shekhawat, United Breweries

As traditional marketing strategies make way for social media marketing, the challenge still lies in corporate leaders taking social media seriously, says Samar Singh Shekhawat, United Breweries.

Digitizing Business Processes Leads to Cost Reduction

Even though a hefty amount of money is needed to be spent initially for digitizing business processes, the return on investment is mostly greater than the cost.

We’ve Reduced Prices 45 times in 8 years: Werner Vogels, CTO, Amazon

At the Amazon Executive Summit in Bangalore held on 30th September, Vogels said that the company has relentlessly focused on cost reduction, and that’s just one of the areas of Amazon’s persistent customer focus.

Datacenter Complexities Leading to High Cost: CIO Research

An increasing number of business critical applications, the growth in data volumes and server virtualization, inadequate budgets, and cloud computing are factors leading to an increase in datacenter complexity.

Why Would Users Prefer Ello over Facebook?

With Facebook’s declining popularity and the stagnancy on Twitter, Ello has the potential to offer a refreshing change. Is this the new social revolution in the making?

IoT Will Play a Major Role in Smart City Development

In the light of smart city projects being implemented in India, Prabhu Ramachandran, Director, WebNMS, talks about what is in store for the residents of smart cities.

Security, Privacy Still Impede Cloud Adoption: Research

A study states that security is the single largest concern that organizations have to tackle when moving a workload to cloud.

Board Level Participation Broadens a CIOs Business Outlook

CIOs who get involved at the board level expand their business outlook and undergo a rich learning experience.

Smart Startup Starts Custom Clothing Brand with 3-D Technology

Have you ever thought about creating your garments using a 3-D visualization engine? Move beyond norms, labels, and quick-fixes, the next generation of fashion retail is here.

Indian Media and Entertainment Industry Leads Digitization Amid Challenges

All indicators show that the Indian media and entertainment industry will go the digital way and the use of cloud computing will gain a strong foothold.

Indian CIOs Deny Any CIO-CMO Conflict Exists

Indian CIOs refute that a digital gap exists between the CIO and CMO and agree that working together is more important to build a digital platform.

CIOs Look at Public Cloud with Caution and Curiosity: CIO Research

Public cloud gains traction among Indian CIOs and scepticism associated with security also seems to be vanishing.