Internet

Case Study

How Polaris saved 1.3 million unproductive hours by going social

UnMail, earlier known as Octopus, is the newest ESN in town. A product of IDAL of the Polaris Group, it helped the company reduce attrition and support calls, and increase productivity.

How to find agility in the cloud

When Girish Juneja left his position as CTO of the Datacenter Software division at Intel to take on the role of CTO of global financial services and business services company Altisource in January 2014, Altisource was struggling with a problem many companies would love to have -- it was growing so fast that IT operations was having trouble keeping up.

Mahindra Group Maps Mobility with an App

Mahindra Group has launched an all-purpose mobile app, a company-wide initiative, to improve mobility adoption by its employees.

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Feature

Google Container Engine: Ready to rock 'n' roll

Embracing and extending open-source shenanigans?

How NextDrop is solving urban India’s water woes

NextDrop’s smart solution informs users of water supply in their area and takes water management to the next level.

Real-time computing: Gateway to the Internet of Things?

The next big computer trend may involve precision rather than speed.

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How-To

How to merge SMS conversations in Google Hangouts

Hangouts can be your all-in-one messaging app, though the integration with texts, Google Voice, and Hangouts can be a little tricky.

How to Apply Lean Methodology to IT

Lean methodology espouses continuous improvement of all processes by eliminating waste in everything the company does. Here's how to go about implementing it.

How to Assess the Security of SaaS Applications

The seven goals a SaaS security review should address.

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Interview

Building secure APIs will remain a challenge around enterprise applications

Aamir Lakhani, senior security strategist at Fortinet’s FortiGuard Labs, talks about few instances of security breaches that occurred recently and why they are worth keeping in mind while planning a security strategy. Lakhani also highlights how lack of proper training is making organizations vulnerable to advanced security threats. 

Theft of devices having patient data remains a major security threat in healthcare

Nandkishor Dhomne, CIO, Manipal Health Enterprises, highlights the challenges surrounding security and how to enlighten business about its significance. 

Changes in business models, steep competition make risk management difficult for enterprises: R Guha, Wipro

R Guha, Head, Corporate Business Development, Wipro believes that comprehensive and continuous surveillance of all data, including checks for threats, results in an improved risk climate for business.

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Video

Chetan Kulkarni–CEO, Vizury reveals the key to unleashing the full potential of Big Data

The boy wonder of digital marketing, Vizury harnesses big data to achieve five times higher sales conversions compared to the brands’ own websites. The man at the helm, Chetan Kulkarni shares the recipe to his secret sauce. 

Digital India to be Key Enabler for IoT: Narendra Bhandari, Intel

Intel is driving IoT framework or reference architecture from sensors to the back end servers and analysis across the ecosystem of tech vendors, developers, systems integrators and CIOs. It’s not about bits and bytes from a digital perspective but one needs to know temperature, location and other aspects. But it will require interesting new skillsets at the organisation end across the entire spectrum to the likes of information scientists, data partitioners, networking experts to drive the true benefits of IoT, says Narendra Bhandari, Director, Software & Services Group, Intel Asia Pacific.

ComputerWorld Tech Update: 09 - 13 December, 2013

In this roundup of tech news from ComputerWorld for the week 09 - 13 December, 2013, we talk about Dell's enterprise mobility management,Microsoft trying to lure Gmail users, Original Design Manufacturers seeing increased demand for their direct servers, and smartphones making a serious entry into the enterprise.

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News

Amazon snaps up Elemental to boost video on AWS

New offerings will follow for media and entertainment companies, Amazon said

IBM, ARM collaborate on refining Internet of Things deployment

The IBM IoT cloud platform can now automatically recognize ARM mbed processors

Microsoft acquires organizational analytics company VoloMetrix

The acquisition will be used to improve Microsoft's Office 365 productivity tools

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Opinion

A computer's place is in the kitchen

A home appliance is a better place for a voice-interaction virtual assistant than a phone, tablet or computer; Amazon knew this, but Apple and Google apparently didn't.

YouTube Gaming: what it does right and what it needs to work on

Overall I think YouTube gaming is off to a good start but there are still some missing pieces...

Does the iPad have a future?

iPad sales have slumped as smartphone sales continue to surge.

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Slide-Show

The math behind e-commerce getting appified

With Myntra being the latest e-commerce company to join the ‘app-only’ brigade, let’s take a look at the rationale behind the trend. 

In numbers: Akamai State of the Internet Security Report 2015

India was also one of the top target countries for web application attacks in Q2 2015.

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.

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