It Management

Case Study

Ashok Leyland Uses Gamification to Bring Business Closer to IT

Ashok Leyland's IT-head found an innovative approach in the guise of gamification to bring business closer to IT-and it was no child's play.

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

Why Enterprises are Embracing Rogue IT

Businesses have a hard time telling employees they need to leave their smartphones or tablets at home, and even the most tech savvy of workers won't consider the potential security threats of using their personal Dropbox account at work.

The Takeaway: Tech bubble redux?

The last time a tech bubble burst, markets fell, start-ups failed, IT unemployment shot up and undergraduate enrollments in computer science fell off a cliff.

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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

DSCI, NASSCOM Architecting Security for Digital Transformation: Nandkumar Saravade, DSCI

Nandkumar Saravade, CEO, Data Security Council of India (DSCI) says that DSCI and NASSCOM have realized the significance of cyber security quite early, and had included promotion of Indian cyber security companies as part of their trade delegations to the global market. 

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.

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Video

'There's something wrong if your organization doesn't have a CISO yet'

The former Gartner fellow and Chief Evangelist at Metric Stream, French Caldwell tells us about what's the worst that can happen to organizations with little or no GRC guidelines.

Hu Yoshida, VP & CTO at Hitachi Data Systems on the Future of Storage

Hu Yoshida, VP & CTO, Hitachi Data Systems spoke about the future of storage, and that he's keeping his bets on non-volatile memory, and not flash, to manage more durable and high-performance systems.

Expect a 30 percent growth for Talisma in 2015: Raj Mruthyunjayappa, MD

Raj Mruthyunjayappa, MD at Campus Management & Talisma talks about the vision in bringing the two companies together, and how do they plan to serve the current needs of the Indian market.

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News

As Windows 10 Launches, Microsoft Pushes for Enterprise Adoption

Windows 10 was released to the public on Wednesday, and Microsoft is already encouraging enterprises to begin considering an update.

Cybersecurity job market to suffer severe workforce shortage

The top paying cybersecurity job is a security software engineer with an average annual salary of $233,333, according to a recent report from the job board Dice. That tops the salary for a CSO which is $225,000.

The TPP is getting closer -- what does it mean for the tech sector?

Despite the apparent nearness of the Trans Pacific Partnership Agreement, the contents are still largely cloaked in secrecy, with no official drafts available.

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Opinion

How to find career happiness: Stop chasing the money

When I started working on my undergraduate degree, one areas I focused on was manpower management -- the study of how to manage and motivate people. A lot of work went into understanding what got employees up and focused and how to match people to the jobs they would most enjoy.

5 lessons from Google that everyone should learn

Here are simple, powerful and financially useful things to learn from Google. These are lessons that anyone can apply to their business to make a positive step toward change.

Machine learning not 'death knell of modern workforce': Telstra CEO

Advancements in machine learning will not be the death knell of the modern workforce, but rather provide ample new opportunities for growth, according to Telstra's new CEO, Andrew Penn.

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Slide-Show

8 Tech Companies that Make Most Revenue Per Employee

In a people intensive sector like IT revenues made per employee is a benchmark of productivity. Check out the companies that make the most of their employees.

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.

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