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Case Study

Wipro Uses Analytics to Improve On-Time Fulfillment

Ramesh Nagarajan, CIO, Wipro deployed an analytics solution that uses data vizualitaion and BI tools to create high-end descriptive, diagnostic, and predictive analytical reports.

YES Bank Achieves Enhanced Customer Experience with BI

The bank's IT team led by Shetty designed and implemented an in-house platform to provide a holistic single interface for the complete spectrum of its customer engagements.

Chola MS Implemets a Potent CRM to Enhance Customer Experience

Chola MS has a large set of existing customers which has the potential to propel the insurance company on the fast lane to growth. But, the one thing that could put a spoke in the wheel was the lack of a single view of the customer.

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Feature

How big data analytics helps hospitals stop a killer

How big data is helping in the fight against sepsis, one of the leading killers in the U.S.

How using DevOps can make you more relevant

By emphasising continuous delivery, DevOps also helps CIOs and their development teams gain more visibility. This means the IT deployment process retains the better control needs of old, whilst still adhering to the need for agility.

Focus equals progress

Most teams try and do everything, please everyone. Owen McCall discusses why this can impede the goal to build a world class IT team.

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How-To

Stop pesky HTML5 videos from auto-playing with this helpful Firefox add-on

I'd like to tell you about an add-on called Noise Control that works similarly to Chrome's noisy tab-stopping feature, as well as what Firefox is working on.

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Interview

Join.me Long ago Eclipsed LogMeIn as the Growth Driver off our Company: LogMeIn COO

Bill Wagner, LogMeIn’s COO talks to us about why the decision to take the free version of the popular remote access product was the right one and how the company’s other products are faring.

On Building a Professional Services Culture

Scott Blanchette, senior vice president of IT services at Nashville-based Vanguard Health Systems, built a professional services group from the ground up.

CIOs Should Inspire Team for ‘Software Defined’ Shift : Chad Sakac, EMC

SDN is pervasive with service providers but they will be relevant within enterprises’ more agile self service clouds in 2014/2015. In next couple of years, SDS will become omnipresent including software on top of commodity storage stacks.

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Video

Expect a 30 percent growth for Talisma in 2015: Raj Mruthyunjayappa, MD

Raj Mruthyunjayappa, MD at Campus Management & Talisma talks about the vision in bringing the two companies together, and how do they plan to serve the current needs of the Indian market.

Computerworld Tech Update: 21 - 25 Oct, 2013

In this roundup of tech news for the week 21 - 25 October, 2013 we talk about office productivity suites, Blackberry, Microsoft, Google Map Pro Engine, Nokia Lumia 2520, and Apple iPad Air.

LinkedIn Refreshes Profiles, Adds New Features

LinkedIn users will soon start seeing a redesigned profile page. Unveiled on Tuesday , the refresh is one of the biggest in years for the professional networking site and is an attempt to get people to share more and stick around longer.

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News

DataTorrent Tackles Complexity of Hadoop Data Ingestion

While the buzz around big data analysis is at a peak, there is less discussion about how to get the necessary data into the systems in the first place, which can involve the cumbersome task of setting up and maintaining a number of data processing pipelines.

Mozilla CEO Blasts Microsoft over Windows 10 Defaults

Mozilla CEO Chris Beard has blasted Microsoft in a pair of posts to the organization's blog, arguing that Windows 10's default browser settings are a "dramatic step backwards" for respecting user choice.

Adobe's New Digital Publishing Suite puts the Focus on Mobile Content

Adobe's Digital Publishing suite has long offered a way for brands to publish content on tablets, but on Wednesday the company introduced a new generation of the software tweaked specifically to put such capabilities in the hands of ordinary business users.

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Opinion

IT: Forget the Device, Secure the Data

Last June, Wisegate, a crowd sourced IT research company, surveyed hundreds of its senior-level IT professional members to assess the current state of security risks and controls in business today. The respondents considered malware and breaches of sensitive data to be the primary security risks/threats, followed by malicious outsider risk.

DevOps Orchestration Tools Represent a New Risk to the Enterprise

A DevOps mindset paired with automated orchestration tools is a double-edged sword. While this methodology is widely viewed and implemented as a way to simplify deployment and reduce traditional security risks, it also brings a whole new set of risks with it.

5 Areas of IT that will End Soon

Former Fortescue Metals CIO, Vito Forte, lists the 5 areas of technology that he believes will soon disappear as corporate IT gets ready for the next wave of disruption.

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Slide-Show

Things We Love About Microsoft Office 2013

Office 2013 was designed with IT admins in mind. The new version of Office features improved deployment options, better security and a strong cloud connection.

7 Highly Anticipated Microsoft Upgrades That Will Shake up IT

From Windows Server 8 to Office 15, Microsoft is overhauling its IT portfolio. Here's what to expect

20 iPad Business Apps Every CIO Should Want

iPad apps for sales forces, IT departments and more.

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