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Lead Business Conversation than Tech Pitch : Arvind Thakur, NIIT Technologies

We have the right arsenal to scale our IMS and establish firmly in digital services, says Arvind Thakur, CEO & Joint Managing Director, NIIT Technologies.

How IT is Helping Shalimar Paints Re-invent the Business

India’s oldest paint company is expanding its business and is entering the decorative segment. And IT’s playing a big role. 
 

Budget 2015: What Vendors Want

Some of India’s top IT service providers share what they expect from the Union Budget 2015 and why they think it’s going to be an IT-friendly one.

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How-To

How to Achieve Better Third-party Security

No enterprise is an island. In a connected world, a business cannot function without multiple relationships with third parties--outside vendors, contractors, affiliates, partners, and others.

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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.

Strict SLAs to Fortify ‘Vendor-CIO’ Partnership: Duncan Jones, Forrester

Duncan Jones, VP, Principal Analyst, Sourcing & Vendor Management, Forrester talks on how CIOs need to reinforce their vendor relationships to strike the best deal.

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Video

Video: Executive Viewpoint with Alison Higgins-Miller, VP, Websense

Alison Higgins-Miller, VP APAC and Japan, Websense, talks about trends in security.

Video: Executive Viewpoint with Anil Bhasin, MD, Palo Alto Networks

Anil Bhasin, MD, India and SAARC for Palo Alto Networks talks about next generation security.

Video: Executive Viewpoint with Anuj Bhalla, VP, Wipro

Anuj Bhalla, Global Head and VP-IS, Unit Infrastructure and Product Business, Wipro, talks about how the company is helping CIOs in the journeys towards the cloud, mobility and analytics.

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News

Microsoft Wants to make Powerpoint more Web-friendly, Buys LiveLoop

Microsoft has acquired LiveLoop and its technology for sharing PowerPoint presentations online more easily.

Gavin Struthers Named President for Intel Security Asia Pacific

Formerly SVP of Worldwide Channel Operations, Intel Security, Struthers will now be responsible for business operation across Asia, India, Australia and New Zealand.

Opera buys VPN Service to help Protect User Privacy

Norwegian browser developer Opera Software has bought virtual private network service SurfEasy to help its users protect their privacy when accessing the Web from smartphones, tablets and computers.

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Opinion

Has Apple Lost Direction?

After Steve Jobs died, many felt that Apple will lack a leader with the vision to take it forward. It looks like this belief is coming true.

How Enterprise Social Networks Can Address Collaboration Inefficiencies

In this mobile age, where work is not restricted to a physical space and employees need to be connected 24/7, enterprise social collaboration solutions eliminate the risk of duplicated efforts and miscommunication.

Tech Companies, FCPA, and the Lessons to be Learnt

It is not that the technology companies are inherently corrupt in their business practices. So, why is this situation prevailing?

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Slide-Show

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.

Yahoo’s Failed Acquisitions

Yahoo has acquired Micro Blogging site Tumblr but will this acquisition also end up like Yahoo’s earlier failures? Here is a list of Yahoo’s failed acquisitions.

Google's Acquisitions in 2012 (So Far)

Google maintains its role as one of the biggest curators of knowledge by acquiring smaller businesses. Here's a look at the six companies the search giant has snapped up so far in 2012.

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