Business Management

Feature

What Makes for Satisfied Indian CIOs?

The characteristics of happy CIOs--versus unhappy ones--goes beyond money, a CIO research proves. But of course, it still has plenty to do with it.

Is The Need for Data Analysts in India Exaggerated?

In contrast to all the hoopla around the need for data analysts, some CIOs aren’t ready to hire business analysts. Here’s why.

Budget 2014: First Reactions from IT Leaders

Indian CIOs from different verticals who have welcomed the budget and are treading with cautious optimism, give their reactions on the Union Budget 2014.

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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

Tata Sons Appoints Dr. Gopichand Katragadda as Group CTO

Dr. Katragadda will be reporting to the Chairman, Cyrus Mistry, and will be responsible for technology at the group level. In his previous role, Dr. Katragadda was MD of GE's India Technology Center.

HP Reaches Agreement in Shareholder Suits Over Autonomy Acquisition

Hewlett-Packard has reached agreement in three shareholder lawsuits arising from its over US$10 billion acquisition of Autonomy.

Oracle Selling $10 Billion in Bonds, Giving Hint to Buying Spree

Oracle is selling US$10 billion in bonds, in a move that could signal the vendor is planning to ramp up its already steady pace of acquisitions.

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Opinion

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?

From the Editor: The Delivery Agenda

Outcome-based IT has fast become the new enterprise norm, with business end goals dictating what, how, why, and when IT gets leveraged.

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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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