Business Management

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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.

'Change of Guard' for Cyberoam, SonicWALL, Gajshield

Competitors of WatchGuard to the likes of Cyberoam, WatchGuard, and Gajshield have a great opportunity to bolster their UTM business in India.

How to Achieve Agile Business Intelligence Success

An Agile approach can be used to incrementally add business value and if deployed correctly, can return great benefits to any organisation.

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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

Box Snaps up Subspace for Heightened BYOD Security

Hard on the heels of debuting a cloud storage service for financial services firms, Box announced Tuesday that it has acquired Subspace, a startup focused on cross-device collaboration security.

7 Expectations for Tech Sector from Budget 2015: Sandeep Ladda, PwC India

It is critical for the players in cloud ecosystem to have clarity on tax implications eg withholding tax, service tax and other tax and regulatory obligations and risks that could arise in multiple jurisdictions, says Sandeep Ladda, Technology leader, PwC India.

Happiest Minds Gets New CEO & MD

Sashi Kumar is the new CEO & MD. He has worked at  Microsoft, SAP, CSC and Wipro.

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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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