Business Issues

Case Study

Ashok Leyland Uses Gamification to Bring Business Closer to IT

Ashok Leyland's IT-head found an innovative approach in the guise of gamification to bring business closer to IT-and it was no child's play.

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.

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Feature

4 Ways to Ensure Your Start-up Survives the Bubble Bust

Those who believes a start-up bubble bust isn’t coming, are living in a bubble. Here’s advice on how to survive the coming bloodbath from serial enterpriser K. Ganesh, and the father of Indian e-commerce, K. Vaitheeswaran. 

If You Modernize Production, You Have To Modernize Your Protection: Michael Grant, Dell

With enterprises embracing mobility, digital technology and big data, Data backup and recovery demands are changing. Enterprises are demanding faster backup and recovery solutions, says Michael Grant from Dell.

Indian Women Technopreneurs Prove Glass Ceiling a Myth

Indian women technopreneurs are on the rise battling hurdles that aren’t any different from the ones faced by the opposite sex. 

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How-To

How to Tell if a Company's Culture is Right for You

Choosing an organisation without figuring out how to fit into it is a formula for disaster. Here's how to find out if a company's culture is right for you.

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.

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Interview

New Buying Pattern is Changing IAM: ILANTUS Technologies

Binod Singh, President and CEO, ILANTUS Technologies, believes that as more business departments start making IT purchase decisions, it’s changing the way identity and access management (IAM) is built and sold. IAM will have to move from its monolithic past to a dynamic, fragmented, and user-friendly avatar.

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.

‘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.

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Video

Video: Budget 2014 Expectations

Indian CIOs from a diverse set of industries tell us what they expect from budget 2014. Their views range from the implementation of GST, to infrastructure development, and from tax incentives to digital governance.

Video: Interview with Sri Karumbati, CIO, Stumpp, Schuele and Somappa Springs

In the latest edition of "Boss Knows Best" series, we speak to Sri Karumbati, CIO, Stumpp, Schuele and Somappa Springs who offers his take on what goals techies should be focussing on to help their organization.

Video: Executive Viewpoint with Satyen Vyas, CEO, Symphony Summit

Satyen Vyas, President and CEO of Symphony Summit shares what the company offers CIOs and IT managers and how the company can help CIOs with new age technologies.

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News

Exclusive: Proposed UK Immigration Policies will Hurt Tech Sector

The Migration Advisory Committee is conducting a review into the minimum salary thresholds for the Tier 2 visa route - something which is likely to deprive the UK's tech-driven organisations of vital talent at a time when homegrown training initiatives are falling short.

CCI Gives Nod to Capgemini’s Acquisition of IGATE

The $4 billion deal may not negatively affect competition in the country, says CCI

Intel Shuffles Ranks, President Renée James to Exit

Intel president Renée James will step down in order to pursue a CEO role at another company, the chip giant announced on Thursday.

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Opinion

The Fifth Frontier- Cyberspace

In recent times, a fifth domain has emerged in addition to the four traditional war domains, land, sea, air and space--cyberspace. 

Solution to What?

Is technologically enabling business growth about internally selling a 'solution' or is it about helping people to go about their work in peace?

3 Quick Tips for Improving Your Professional Network

Executive career coach Ford Meyers gives practical advice for making valuable connections both inside and outside your company.

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Slide-Show

8 Tech Companies that Make Most Revenue Per Employee

In a people intensive sector like IT revenues made per employee is a benchmark of productivity. Check out the companies that make the most of their employees.

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.

8 Top Execs’ Infamous Memos that Went Viral

Of late, the memos by company chiefs are far from being positive or motivational. The latest in the list is Nadella's memo to his employees about the mass lay-off Microsoft is planning. We bring to you eight such memos that went viral.

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