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How Micro Inks Virtualized Core Apps and Got Rid of Downtime

Micro Inks was growing at a rapid pace and it needed an infrastructure that could not only handle the load but also ensure zero downtime and uninterrupted business continuity. That's when Head-IT Mayank Desai decided to revamp the company's entire IT infrastructure and move all its core apps to a virtualized environment.

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.

Move over, robot. The co-bot is here

Robotics strangely conjures up apocalyptic images of bots going berserk, offing humans, or simply putting us out of jobs. The key lies not in ceding controls to robots, but collaborating with them. Enter: The co-bot.

Indian Aerospace takes flight in 2016

Mahindra Aerospace is the first private company to manufacture aircrafts in India. The man at the helm, Arvind Mehra shares the company’s vision and its roadmap for the ‘Make in India’ initiative, and how it gives wings to Indian manufacturing.

No Takers for Nokia’s Ghost Plant in Chennai

They came, they saw, and they walked away. That seems to be the story of Nokia’s unsuccessful attempt to sell its Chennai mobile manufacturing plant, which has been frozen over the Rs 21,000 crore tax dispute. 

Smartphones? Dumb Move

At a time when even established smartphone players are struggling, HP and Lenovo announce their entry into the market. But right now, it seems like a dumb strategy.

How India holds a candle to global GRC trends

GRC (Governance, Risk management, & Compliance) has come a long way from being a cut-and-dried report you file once a month to being the rails that keep your organization on track. Here’s a dekko at EY India’s 2016 survey, showing how India fares in the global GRC scene.