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

Indian Women Technopreneurs Prove Glass Ceiling a Myth

Indian women technopreneurs are on the rise battling hurdles that aren’t any different from the ones faced by the opposite sex. 

Is Your Company Culture Driving away Women Tech Workers?

How long would you stay at a job, or in a career field, in which --regardless of your passion for the work and your talent, skills and achievements -- you were consistently bombarded with both overt and subliminal messages that you just did not belong?

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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

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.

Video: Executive Viewpoint with Alison Higgins-Miller, VP, Websense

Alison Higgins-Miller, VP APAC and Japan, Websense, talks about trends in security.

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News

'IRCTC’s Aadhaar Play can Violate SC Order and derail National Security'

The Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC) has announced that it plans to make Aadhaar card mandatory for its user registration process for e-ticketing. Looks like the announcement by IRCTC has yet again opened a Pandora’s Box.

Gartner: Worldwide IT Spending to Decline 5.5 Percent in 2015

Analysts to discuss latest IT spending outlook during Gartner webinar on July 14.

The Dirty Secrets of Project Management Revealed

For business systems, the project go-live date really does matter -- and project managers seem willing to sacrifice budget limits more often than they're willing to blow past a scheduled deadline. There are sound business reasons for doing this as bonuses, commissions and stock valuations depend upon the revenues and earnings for the quarter. So you don't want to make any changes that would mess up this quarter's results, but you do want to implement changes as early as possible next quarter.

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Opinion

5 Areas of IT that will End Soon

Former Fortescue Metals CIO, Vito Forte, lists the 5 areas of technology that he believes will soon disappear as corporate IT gets ready for the next wave of disruption.

4 steps to success for a new CIO

New CIOs have about 90 to 120 days to make their mark on an organization. The transition also creates a tremendous opportunity for CIOs. Anticipation of what digital can deliver is great.

IT Maturity Curve Reaches a New Level

There are now 12 critical core skills that need to be present in the members of your IT team and only one of those is technical.

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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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