It Management

Case Study

NSAIL Utilizes In-House Resources to Create an Efficient Planning Module

Pankaj Verma, VP-IT, NSAIL created a planning module in-house - instead of going for an off-the-shelf product - and saved close to Rs 1 crore for the company.

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Feature

Disruptive Technologies Will Drive Differentiation: Happiest Minds

Salil Godika, Chief Strategy and Marketing Officer, Happiest Minds, believes that enterprises can leverage disruptive technologies to drive differentiation.

Is the CIO Role Nearing Extinction?

New technologies are shifting power to the hands of the user, endangering the CIO role. But do Indian CIOs consider that a threat or an opportunity? 

IT is Indispensable for Business Optimization: David Aires, Intel

David L. Aires, VP, Information Technology Group, and GM, Information Technology Operations, believes security to be the biggest challenge in the current IT environment.

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How-To

How to Create an Effective Business Continuity Plan

Natural and manmade disasters underscore the challenges of seamless disaster recovery in the real world. Having a comprehensive business continuity plan isn't just an IT concern; though. Nothing less than the survival of your company is at stake.

How to Close the Big Data Skills Gap by Training Your IT Staff

Companies like Persado, which uses big data to help marketers optimize their messages, are finding success training their existing staff in the new big data technologies.

Six Business Dashboards That Help Manage Employees, Web Services

These six dashboards help IT execs make key decisions by putting data from a variety of enterprise applications and services at a CIO's fingertips.

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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.

NetApp CMO Julie Parrish on Why the 'CIO-CMO' Gap is Widening

Julie Parrish, senior vice president and CMO, NetApp, talks about how marketing has transformed over the years and why the CIO-CMO gap seems to be widening.

Only a Small Percentage of CIOs in Asia are Mobile Ready: Scott Bales

Singapore-based Scott Bales, known in banking circles as "a global leader on Innovation, Trends, Design and Mobility" is publishing a book on mobility, titled, Mobile Ready. The book is right now at a pre-order stage at an innovative publishing forum, Publishizer.com, where it has already raised S$18,000 in pre-orders (at the time of writing). This shows how popular Bales is as a thought leader in his space. If you have any doubts over his popularity, look at this: he has over 15,000 Facebook followers!

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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: Interview with Sri Karumbati, CIO, Stumpp, Schuele and Somappa Springs

In the latest edition of "Boss Knows Best" series, we speak to Sri Karumbati, CIO, Stumpp, Schuele and Somappa Springs who offers his take on what goals techies should be focussing on to help their organization.

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News

Asia Pacific CIOs Facing a Glass Ceiling: Survey

Senior IT professionals have won respect, but reaching the CEO spot may take more than technical expertise. 

No Generation Gap Here: Business Leaders of All Ages in Sync on Tech

Millennial executives and Fortune 500 leaders share the same forward-looking views on disruptive technologies.

CIOs Will Kill Off Chief Digital Officers in 2015, Forrester Predicts

But if you are not up to the challenge, your organisation will find another CIO who is.

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Opinion

Hangover Cure

Why does it require an end of life announcement for considering a migration?

You Can't Wear the Manager and Developer Hats at the Same Time: Paul Glen

The two roles demand entirely different mindsets and work styles.

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Slide-Show

CEO Comebacks: For Better or for Worse?

We bring to you six global CEOs who made a comeback to save their struggling companies and help them revive in the time of crisis.

Truth in IT Job Postings: What Those Want Ads Really Mean

Make no mistake about it: There's a massive difference between what employers say and what they actually mean.

Who Holds IT Security Power?

From Apple, to Symantec and Anonymous, lots of people, companies and groups influence the IT security world.

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