Manufacturing

Case Study

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 Omniactive Curbed Losses and Saved Costs Using a Mobile App

When inaccurate data began to eat at Omnikan’s profits—the marigold managed farming arm of Omniactive—the company turned to a mobile app and weeded out losses.

Essar Steel Fixes An Efficiency Bottleneck

A large part of Essar Steel’s orders were customized, creating an efficiency bottleneck Its CIO had a plan to fix that, but it was both bold and untried.

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Feature

How IT is Helping Shalimar Paints Re-invent the Business

India’s oldest paint company is expanding its business and is entering the decorative segment. And IT’s playing a big role. 
 

The MacBook Pro: An Origin Story

Every component in the Apple MacBook Pro takes a long, interesting journey before it ends up in your hands, and the 'Assembled in China' tag is only just the beginning.

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Video

Stanford Lab Research Could Result in Faster, Lighter Electronics

Inside the Stanford campus—deep in the basement—physicists are working on a project that is proving theories about the ways in which electrons act.

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News

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. 

Nissan Builds Boss-Proof Desk - Warns If Your Manager Is Approaching

Let’s face it – there are times when you’ve been googling, doodling, or browsing Facebook, and the manager has caught you off-guard. Well, here’s Nissan to the rescue. The automobile manufacturer has built a workstation that uses moving-object detection technology and rings an alarm when a colleague approaches. 

Nokia Networks Eyes Chennai to Produce 5G Telecom Systems for IoT

Finnish telecom pioneer, Nokia Networks will consider Chennai as one of the production bases for making 5G telecom systems, mainly to be used for Internet of Things.

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Opinion

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.

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