Government

Case Study

iPad App Helps Forest Service Distribute Maps for Firefighters

The U.S. Forest Service deploys a mobile map application for firefighters and emergency responders to use in the field and for tactical planning.

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Feature

Indian Railways Gets an IT Facelift

S.S. Mathur, GM-Corporate Coordination, Centre for Railway Information Systems, shares his views of the railway budget--how it’s going to infuse current IT initiatives with a breath of new life.

Budget 2014 Expectations: Auto CIOs

The auto sector got a severe beating in 2013. But CIOs in the sector say if the budget reduces excise duty, it would boost the industry’s morale. 

Budget 2014 Expectations: Healthcare and Pharma CIOs

Strengthen policies, reduce software taxes, and focus on innovation, say CIOs.

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Interview

My Job is to Hallucinate: Unisys CTO

Jim Thompson, CTO, Unisys, talks to Computerworld India about the company’s Forward! solution, the state of the Unix mission critical market and how India figures in Unisys’s future plans.

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Video

Video: Budget 2014 Expectations

Indian CIOs from a diverse set of industries tell us what they expect from budget 2014. Their views range from the implementation of GST, to infrastructure development, and from tax incentives to digital governance.

Computerworld Tech Update: 02 - 06 December, 2013

In this roundup of tech news from ComputerWorld for the week 02 - 06 December, 2013, we talk about Amazon Drone, Twitter fake followers, Indian Smartphone market, Botnet and Google's Compute Engine.

Computerworld Tech Update: 18 - 22 Nov, 2013

In this roundup of tech news for the week 18 - 22 November, 2013 we talk about Google, Yahoo, Microsoft, Salesforce.com and the Indian IT market.

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News

NASSCOM Gives Budget 2014 a Thumbs Up

Among other things, the industry body is especially glad about the proposal to set-up a Rs 10,000 crore fund for start-ups and entrepreneurs.

Hadoop Analysis now Tackling IoT to Improve Transit

For the Internet of Things, collecting data is only half the battle, and public transit agencies know that as well as anyone.

China Cuts Access to Dropbox

China on Wednesday started blocking the online storage service Dropbox.

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Opinion

Thornton May: The Time is Now for Information Governance. But Do You Even Know What It Is?

Information governance covers the entire spectrum of information management, but most people have a fuzzy notion of what it is. 

Secure Smartphones are Nice, but Not Enough

Everybody talks about smartphone security. But who's going to do something about it?

2014: Time to Rethink Privacy

Companies have to fully confront the privacy issues they face and rethink their policies from the bottom up.

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