Business Management

Feature

6 tips for re-entering the workforce and competing with millennials

According to a study from The Hartford, 55 percent of Gen X workers, typically aged 32 to 46, feel their generation is ignored in the workplace, and 70 percent say that millennials, generally aged 18 to 31, are given too much attention.

10 things you need to know about bi-modal IT

Larger companies are more likely to try a bi-modal setup, which can coexist with outsourcing. Bi-modal IT also has career implications, both good and bad.

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. 

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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

DSCI, NASSCOM Architecting Security for Digital Transformation: Nandkumar Saravade, DSCI

Nandkumar Saravade, CEO, Data Security Council of India (DSCI) says that DSCI and NASSCOM have realized the significance of cyber security quite early, and had included promotion of Indian cyber security companies as part of their trade delegations to the global market. 

How Digitization is Redefining Our Business: Ashok Vaswani, Barclays

Ashok Vaswani, CEO, personal and corporate banking, Barclays, talks about digital evangelism and how digitization is re-shaping the business of the 300-year old bank.

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.

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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

Cisco quits set-top box market, sells business to Technicolor

After ten years of making networked set-top boxes, Cisco Systems plans to quit the business, selling its Connected Devices division to French firm Technicolor, the companies said Thursday.

Thankless Task: 55% of IT Admins Say Colleagues Fail to Acknowledge Support

ManageEngine marks System Administrator Day with ‘Know Your Sysadmin’ campaign.

Startup launches big data-as-a-service

For many enterprises, big data is hard and slow. Procurement and deployment of data infrastructure can be both expensive and difficult to scale at the pace that data volumes can grow. A startup founded by former Netezza executives says that the answer to these data engineering woes is the cloud.

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Opinion

Why Google Should Buy Twitter ... NOW

We learned that half of the world's estimated online population now uses Facebook at least once a month, that Twitter's growth is at an impasse and that Google is all but throwing in the towel with Google+.

No Small Change

Change your department’s goalposts now or you might have to deal with someone changing them for you. 

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.

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Slide-Show

What Quarterly Earnings Reveal About Top IT Companies

As top companies reported their quarterly earnings, we find out what strategy worked best for them and the causes of concern in the future.

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.

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