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Here are some of the most important of these standards, frameworks and interest groups. Some of them work towards creating standards, some towards creating frameworks and some are simply interest...
Feb 09, 2016
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December – January is the time when all the savants in the business get out their crystal balls and start predicting what the upcoming year is going to be like. There are predictions galore that are...
Feb 08, 2016
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At last count there were over 70 outsourced datacenters in India. Does that mean that the outsourced datacenter market is becoming commoditized with all the competition?   That number is not a...
Feb 08, 2016
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The nice thing about standards is that there are so many to choose from—wrote Prof Andrew S Tanenbaum in his Computer Networks, the iconic textbook on Networking for Computer Science undergrads for...
Feb 07, 2016
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An overwhelming 78% of the respondents in a survey conducted recently indicated that there is an increasing need for professionals in the STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) domain. The...
Feb 05, 2016
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Less than one-fourth of the organizations are in implementation stage when it comes to Internet of Things (IoT), while another 46% are planning or piloting IoT implementations, finds a new research...
Feb 05, 2016
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Even as the CIO’s role in most large organizations getting transformed to a “business role”—as opposed to “tech role”, as most CIOs never forget to add—a reverse current may be flowing in the start-...
Feb 04, 2016
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IBM, which pioneered business-transformation deals in India more than a decade back with landmark contracts such as Airtel, Tata Sky and Idea, is back in the news for a similar deal it announced last...
Feb 04, 2016
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Earlier this week, Microsoft took the tech world by surprise by announcing that it was working on under water datacenters and has already operated one for four months last year—from August to...
Feb 03, 2016
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While many companies take the security of their customer data seriously, company data and employees data are not protected with the same level of security. A recent survey by Sophos reveals that...
Feb 02, 2016
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“We must develop a comprehensive and globally shared view of how technology is affecting our lives and reshaping our economic, social, cultural, and human environments. There has never been a time of...
Feb 02, 2016
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Philip Davis, Head of Storage business, Asia Pacific and Japan, Hewlett-Packard Enterprise, speaks to CIO&Leader on trends in enterprise storage in Asia and India, He is joined by Joybrata...
Feb 01, 2016
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Having the expertise to implement relevant security standards and delivering effective and rapid response to security incidents are top two expectations from managed security service providers (MSSPs...
Feb 01, 2016
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Accenture has just published its annual Accenture Technology Vision 2016. The findings, based on research among thought leaders, business executives and Accenture’s own executives, has highlighted...
Jan 28, 2016
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Last week, Mayor of District of Columbia (DC), in the US appointed India-born Archana Vamulapalli as the Chief Technology Officer of the district. The announcement was accompanied by reiteration of...
Jan 20, 2016
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Of late, there has been a lot of discussion around if the CMO is going to spend more on technology than the CIO. After some analyst reports, this has been a favorite discussion topic in the media too...
Jan 20, 2016
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If you think IoT is just your top agenda item for this year, think again. The technology that is making the physical and digital world meet has contributed to shaping the theme of what is arguably...
Jan 19, 2016
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In what could serve as an example for regulators around the world, the US Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has come out with a comprehensive report sensitizing the businesses to ensure that their use...
Jan 18, 2016
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“Mobilizing” security will make it more pervasive and personalized: a new, more secure identity lifestyle will be built around the convenience of ever-present mobile devices. Computer and network...
Jan 18, 2016
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  Why India has chosen to ignore global efforts in smart city standardization?   Indian Smart Cities: Reinventing the Wheel?   Smart Cities will account for one out of four connected things in...
Jan 18, 2016
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CNBC is a super specialty pedi-atric hospital in Delhi. The hos-pital provides comprehensive medical care for all pediatric   related medical and surgical cases under one roof. Established in 2003...
Jan 14, 2016
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Even as cities fall over one another to go smart, here is a finding from ISACA, global association of security professionals that could serve as a warning against not taking adequate security...
Jan 14, 2016
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A high voltage battle is being fought between Facebook on one side a coalition of individuals and organizations on the other, which could well define the future of access. On one side of this...
Jan 14, 2016
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According to the results of a new global study, commissioned by CA Technologies only 20 percent of organizations that have attempted to implement DevOps have fully deployed it. The research also...
Jan 13, 2016
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Majority of large enterprises set to deploy SDN by next year…Most of large enterprises in India plan to deploy SDN in 2016…Will 2016 see SDN picking up in India…these headlines appeared in business...
Jan 13, 2016
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Smart cities is an idea that has become globally popular in recent years. Many cities the world over are trying to build intelligent cities with both citizen convenience and sustainability as goals....
Jan 12, 2016
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The authorities in charge of the smart city rollouts in an eastern Indian city recently ran a Twitter campaign to seek suggestions from public. Though numbers were not too impressive, the enthusiasm...
Jan 11, 2016
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Negating the media hypothesis that consumers may be getting used to data breaches—thanks to an increasing number of incidents—a recent research has confirmed that data breaches can significantly...
Jan 08, 2016
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Internet of Things (IoT) is clearly ruling the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) 2016 at Las Vegas. Coming at the beginning of the year, CES sets the agenda for the rest of the year—on what is going to...
Jan 07, 2016
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Wi-Fi Alliance has announced the Wi-Fi HaLow designation for products incorporating IEEE 802.11ah technology at the Consumer Electronics Show Las Vegas. Wi-Fi HaLow, designed keeping IoT applications...
Jan 06, 2016
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Smart cities will account for every one out of four connected thing deployment in 2016. According to a new research release by Gartner, smart cities will account for 1.6 billion connected things in...
Jan 06, 2016
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When the forces shaping a new technology trend stop talking about “what it can do” to implementation issues, you know the technology has really arrived. Earlier this week, at the Consumer Electronics...
Jan 05, 2016
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Well, these are not exactly new year resolutions. One, because these are long-term visions, not restricted to a year or two. Two, we believe, these vision statements will have a better fate than most...
Jan 04, 2016
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After little  action on CIO movements front for years, the second half of 2013 witnessed many CIOs shifting their long-held positions to move to newer companies, newer industries. The trend, which...
Dec 30, 2015
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Less number of software security vulnerabilities were reported worldwide in 2015, as compared to 2014. However, vulnerabilities with a high level of severity increased by almost 16%, according to an...
Dec 29, 2015
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As I keep reading the 2015 roundups and 2016 forecasts made by analysts and tech companies in the last few days, they seem to me to be too broad, though often fairly correct. More cloud adoption,...
Dec 28, 2015
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  The banking industry in India today, though developed, faces the challenge of connecting with its customers. Personalization is the order of the day and providing customized products and services...
Dec 24, 2015
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Earlier this year, SAP honoured 25 Indian business executives calling them Digital Thought Leaders. Expectedly, these leadets came from various industries, both B2B and B2C. While IT/ITES industry...
Dec 21, 2015
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Urban India has spoken most decisively about what it sees as the most pressing issue for itself. Already reeling under acute time pressure, it would like the smart cities to ease out some of it by...
Dec 21, 2015
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India has close to a billion mobile subscriptions and anywhere between 600 and 700 million mobile subscribers (individual users, discounting non-active and multiple connections). That is twice the...
Dec 17, 2015
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Serious analytics takes a lot of time, cost and effort. One of the oft repeated complaints one hears is that by the time the reports are ready, the opportunity or the problem has ceased to exist....
Dec 17, 2015
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Reserve Bank of India has come out with an advertisement for appointment of a chief executive officer (CEO) for its proposed IT subsidiary, the name of which has not been announced yet.   Though...
Dec 11, 2015
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When RBI governer Raghuram Rajan warned against hasty implementation of NDA’s flagship financial inclusion plan, Pradhan Mantri Jan Dhan Yojana and urged banks not to run after numbers alone, it was...
Dec 10, 2015
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It is true that the rapid advancements in the different technology solutions and processes of business functions are transforming the pattern of business activities in every possible way these days....
Dec 09, 2015
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Smart City Mission is a Government of India initiative that aims to improve the management of a city using the digital technology and Internet for updating its information constantly and dynamically...
Dec 07, 2015
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The quarterly Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) trends report published by Verisign for Q3 (1 July 2015 to 30 September 2015) shows that in addition to a rise in frequency of attacks, there has...
Dec 02, 2015
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Indians today not only provide IT services to corporate America as outsourcing service providers, but do business alignment of technology as CIOs of American companies. Today, there would be close to...
Nov 27, 2015
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