Soumik Ghosh

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IDG Media

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BFSI bets on blockchain and ML to sort the bad debt mess
In October last year, the newly appointed SBI Chairman, Rajnish Kumar stated that "tackling bad debts will be the top priority for State Bank of India." Three months later, the…
What India Inc. wants from Union Budget 2018
On February 1, all eyes will be trained towards Arun Jaitley as he presents the last full-fledged budget for this term. In the last budget, the FM stated that the country was "on…
Can algorithms really tackle the fake news fiasco?
A study published by the University of Oxford pegs the 2016 US presidential elections as a “watershed moment” that witnessed social media manipulation at its worst. Trump and…
Metadata is becoming ubiquitous: Anil Chakravarthy, Informatica
A recent study by IDC reveals that data creation will swell to a staggering 163 zettabytes by 2025, that’s 10x more than what we have today.At a time when the enterprise is…
Oracle’s new licensing model could give AWS a run for its money
In a bold ambitious move, Oracle’s executive chairman and CTO, Larry Ellison announced two new programs aimed at lowering costs and increasing flexibility for its cloud customers.…
5 ways India Inc. can tackle the IoT skill gap
The Internet of Things has been identified as a gold mine of the future, and there’s a mad rush among Indian companies to earn a slice of the pie.Gartner’s 2017 Hype Cycle shows…
India bright on 5G and IoT; likely to have 5G from the day of roll out
In 2016, there were 23 million IoT connections, and by 2022, that number is expected to reach 191 million. The government going all guns blazing with its Digital India campaign…
How Infosys fared under Sikka
Seldom has the industry seen the tumultuous effect brought about by a corporate step down like Vishal Sikka’s did earlier today.Sikka’s resignation as CEO resulted in Infosys’…
Tech gender gap closing fast
The number of women in the tech sector has jumped by eight per cent in the last year, according to a new report. In fact, women represent 39 per cent of the total tech sector,…
Metadata can fix your dark data problems: Gerard Francis, Bloomberg
At a time when the enterprise is grappling with immense volumes of dark data, the key to finding the right insights lies in tapping into the metadata.A dialogue with Gerard…
IBM bets big on cognitive; ropes in Watson for manufacturing
The electronics manufacturing industry faces tumultuous times with increasing customization, shorter lead times, frequently changing environments, and shrinking order sizes – all…