Business Management

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.

CFO-CIO Bond Drives Growth of a Business: Ramesh Swaminathan, Lupin

The CFO of Lupin, Ramesh Swaminathan, works in tandem with the CIO to manage the company’s information supply chain and drive business decisions.

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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

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.

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

CCI Gives Nod to Capgemini’s Acquisition of IGATE

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

Ashraf ElArman Appointed MD of Xerox India

Ashraf ElArman will be responsible for new business development, driving growth and achieving business objectives for the country.

PayPal to Acquire Money Transfer Service Xoom for USD 890 Million

PayPal is acquiring Xoom, an international money transfer service, in a deal that lets PayPal break into a new market worth an estimated $600 billion a year, the companies said Wednesday.

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Opinion

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.

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.

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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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