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Oberoi Group Takes to VDI to Streamline Operations

Here’s how the Oberoi Group took to implementing a VDI solution to streamline their internal operations and better control costs.

Fareportal Takes to Desktop Virtualization to Save On Real Estate Costs

Fareportal, a travel company that operates in the US, Canadian and European markets, was looking to implement a solution that would help in balancing the costs of its growing Indian delivery center against the rising real estate prices prevalent in the region.

How McDonald's Uses an Integrated Technology Platform to Ensure Seamless Service Delivery

The strength of McDonald's service delivery to the customer depends on an integrated platform that works seamlessly within franchisee restaurants.

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Feature

7 Tips for Managing Digital Information Overload

Email, social media, texts. Today's business and project managers have more electronic distractions than ever. So how can busy managers successfully navigate the electronic jungle? Organization and productivity experts share their top tips for beating information overload.

CIOs Must Become Technology Consultants

It's now contingent upon the new CIO to make the technology sales pitches, not receive them. The new CIO must advise and assist on technology adoption, not give orders and mandates.

Small Data Plays a Big Role in IT Recruiting

Focusing on "small data" can not only improve the speed and efficiency of your hiring process and pinpoint obstacles in your organization, it can make it easier to find passive talent candidates.

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How-To

How to Prepare Your Small Business for Tech Success

Take some time in the early days of 2014 to improve the computer setup in your home office or small business. These security, networking, storage and productivity tips will help you work faster once you get back to business as usual.

Wanted: IT Staffers with Vertical Industry Chops

Fast-changing business processes and ever-mounting government and industry regulations are complicating day-to-day operations -- and making deep vertical industry expertise a must-have.

How to Clean up Your Business's Online Reputation

The health of your small business is only as good as the way people perceive it.

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Interview

‘CIOs Reporting to CFOs’ is a Great Change: Cisco Capital

Rajiv Menon, Managing Director, Asia Pacific, Japan & Greater China, Cisco Capital, spoke to ComputerWorld about IT’s economic revolution, the shift from capex to opex and why Cisco Capital is more than just finance.

Dell Software Chief Talks Transformation

John Swainson has one of the more challenging jobs in the tech industry right now. As president of Dell's software division, he's charged with sorting through all the software Dell has acquired and organizing it into coherent offerings that can further its effort to become a more profitable, software- and services-driven company.

HP is Extending the Mission-critical Umbrella to Meet SMB Requirements: Director-BCS, HP

Santanu Ghose, director, Business Critical Systems, HP India, spoke to us about the changing industry landscape, how HP is catering to the needs of large enterprises and SMBs, and the effects of the Oracle-HP lawsuit, in India.

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Video

Dell Solutions Tour 2013 - Panel Discussion moderated by Gunjan Trivedi, IDG

Dell Solutions Tour 2013 - Panel Discussion moderated by Gunjan Trivedi, IDG

Computerworld Tech Update 06 - 10 Jan, 2014

In this roundup of tech news from ComputerWorld for the week 06 - 10 January, 2014, we talk about the status of Microsoft's CEO search, NASSCOM appointing a new president, wearable tech making a strong showing at CES 2014, Intel dropping the McAfee name, and Tablets out-shipping PCs in the current year.

Computerworld Tech Update: 18 - 22 Nov, 2013

In this roundup of tech news for the week 18 - 22 November, 2013 we talk about Google, Yahoo, Microsoft, Salesforce.com and the Indian IT market.

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News

Motorola's Enterprise Business Sold for US$3.45 Bn to Zebra Technologies

Motorola's Enterprise business, with approximately $2.5 billion in sales, is an industry leader in mobile computing and advanced data capture communications technologies and services.

CIOs to Become In-House Brokers -- and That's a Good Thing

In their new role as brokers and consultants, CIOs will be in an even more powerful positions.

Mozilla Appoints Former Marketing Head to Interim CEO

Attempting to quickly recover from a contentious and ultimately failed CEO appointment last month, the Mozilla Corporation has appointed board member Chris Beard as interim CEO.

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Opinion

Why Steve Ballmer Left Microsoft Better Than He Found It

New Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella certainly has his work cut out for him, but his job pales in comparison to the mess Steve Ballmer inherited in 2000. Nadella should succeed -- and if he does, he owes a lot to his oft-maligned predecessor.

3 Enterprise IT Resolutions for 2014

You'll need to free up resources that are being used to maintain obsolete systems today, eliminate underperforming vendors and look more aggressively for best practices.

IT Should Ban Google Glass Before It's Too Late

You should set a company policy that bans Google Glass unless you have thought through the risks of employees using these and what might happen if they misused them or the use caused a firing or damage.

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Slide-Show

30 Richest Techies in the World

Forbes came out with its list of billionaires and techies make an impressive showing on the list.

Steve Ballmer's Retirement Plans

The retired Microsoft CEO is now ready to ride off into the sunset. But what will he do?

13 Markets You Might Not Associate With Cisco

Cisco's "Internet of Everything" initiative takes it into unchartered territory.

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