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The questions that one CIO appointment in a large American corporation raises about the future expectation from chief 'information' officers Last week, India-born Aarti Shah assumed the charge of CIO...
Jul 07, 2016
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Late visionary and tech influencer Steve Jobs once said, "We hire people who make the best things in the world." Today it is increasingly becoming difficult to hire the right talent for your...
Jan 16, 2018
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New data from Synergy Research Group shows that across six key cloud services and infrastructure market segments, operator and vendor revenues for the four quarters ending September 2017 reached USD...
Jan 16, 2018
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Cybersecurity threats are fast outpacing the ability to overcome them and the only way to tackle them is through more effective collaboration between the private and public sectors, says the World...
Jan 15, 2018
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At the 2018 Consumer Electronics Show (“CES”), IndusInd Bank and Dynamics announced plans to introduce the first battery-powered, interactive payment cards to the Indian market in 2018.  The new...
Jan 12, 2018
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According to a new report titled, “Conversational Commerce: Why Consumers Are Embracing Voice Assistants in Their Lives,” consumers are using voice assistants and the opportunities this creates for...
Jan 11, 2018
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Adequate and timely access to agricultural credit plays a crucial role in improving farm production and productivity and thereby the livelihood of farmers. Nearly 80% of our agriculturists are small...
Jan 11, 2018
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Emotion artificial intelligence (AI) systems are becoming so sophisticated that Gartner predicts that by 2022, personal devices will know more about an individual's emotional state than his/her own...
Jan 09, 2018
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*/ Today, Tribune carried a story showing how easy it was to get someone to hack into the Aadhaar database by paying only INR500 to instantly get personal details of any individual, submitted to the...
Jan 04, 2018
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2017 was a year of many interesting things in enterprise tech. Digital or digital transformation was the most overused word in CXO lingo. If you weren't executing a digital transformation project,...
Jan 02, 2018
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The transformation in the world of technology is happening at a pace which we have not experienced in the past. Implementation of new cutting-edge technology is moving out from a drawing board stage...
Dec 27, 2017
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Cloud computing and using Artificial Intelligence (AI) to process vast amounts of disparate data were most picked up in 2017 that brought success for the Banking, Financial Services and Insurance (...
Dec 27, 2017
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Firms are heavily investing in innovation centers in an attempt to keep up with market changes, but are failing to become more innovative, according to Capgemini’s Digital Transformation Institute's...
Dec 14, 2017
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Throughout the year in 2017, security has remained a priority for enterprises from all over the world. It will continue to remain so in the next year. According to Trend Micro's Security...
Dec 08, 2017
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 As the role of chief data officer (CDO) continues to gain traction within organizations, a recent survey by Gartner, Inc. found that these data and analytics leaders are proving to be a linchpin of...
Dec 06, 2017
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Demonetization did not push up, let alone initiate digital payments. But it managed to spread it significantly. It is now for the consumer businesses to make innovative use of the new regime   ...
Dec 05, 2017
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The adoption of Internet of Things (IoT) platforms will dominate enterprise IT strategies in 2018, along with smart object storage, analytics and Artificial Intelligence (AI), a new report said on...
Dec 05, 2017
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A whopping 93% of Indian workers feel positive about meeting bots and virtual assistants at their workplace, a survey conducted in 10 countries has found.The survey, by technology giant Cisco,...
Nov 23, 2017
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According to 2018 Gartner CIO Agenda Survey, 51% of CIOs surveyed in India reported that they are taking charge of innovation and 49% have indicated that they are heading up digital transformation...
Nov 17, 2017
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Organized retail giants are gearing up for their second innings into e-commerce - and they are not leaving without a good fight These are interesting times for India's retail sector. The e-commerce...
Nov 16, 2017
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The impact on jobs created by the forces of digitalization is now a global debate. The issue has been addressed by the recently released annual Information Economy Report (IER) by the United Nations...
Nov 15, 2017
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India has over 460 million internet users in India. The rise in internet awareness and literacy keeps this number is growing everyday. However, factors such as network shutdowns, cyberattacks,...
Nov 14, 2017
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It is the time of the year again when new predictions that will surpass top trends of 2017. Indian CIOs touted Digital transformation and customer experience (CX) as some of the major trends that...
Nov 14, 2017
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It’s all about transformation in 2018, as global brands and government agencies look to use technology to better serve their customers, and differentiate themselves from the competition. Many of the...
Nov 13, 2017
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The 2018 CIO Agenda Survey has found that digital transformation is more important for banking CIOs than for all other industries. According to the survey, prioritizing digital business is first...
Oct 30, 2017
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so you have heard! A new kind of malware is spreading around Europe. Dubbed Bad Rabbit, the malware is said to have originated from Russia and Ukraine is now affecting countries such as Turkey and...
Oct 25, 2017
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According to the list of top predictions for 2018 published by Dimension Data, it lists down cybersecurity, digital infrastructure, hybrid cloud, digital workplaces, digital business, and customer...
Oct 24, 2017
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As I write this story, I'm fully aware of the future of my job as a technology journalist. We now know that artificial intelligence (AI) can now be used to write a grammatically-correct news copy....
Oct 16, 2017
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Global digital payments volumes are predicted to increase by an average 10.9% through to 2020, reaching nearly 726 billion transactions, according to the World Payments Report 2017 (WPR 2017)....
Oct 10, 2017
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It is ironic that in a culture where sacred texts start with teaching the importance and characteristics of the divine ‘wholeness’ (the invocation of Isa Upanishad), thinking in whole or ‘system...
Oct 10, 2017
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Getting rid of old furniture is a little like replacing your legacy infrastructure. It isn't easy to let go.    According to Riverbed Future of Networking Global Survey 2017, which includes...
Oct 09, 2017
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Gartner has revealed its top predictions for 2018 and beyond. Gartner's top predictions will enable organizations to move beyond thinking about mere notions of technology adoption to focus on the...
Oct 06, 2017
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One thing that we have addressed time and again that the role of the CIO is changing or needs to change. The advent of technologies such as artificial intelligence, machine learning, big data...
Oct 06, 2017
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“Data is a natural resource.” Businesses today are aware that ‘data’ is the next big thing in the industry. However, the real question is how to leverage this data through a business model that is...
Sep 27, 2017
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Airlines and airports are embracing new technologies and turning to artificial intelligence (AI) to support their customer service. Over the next three years 52% of airlines plan major AI programs...
Sep 07, 2017
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The Gartner Hype Cycle for ICT in India, 2017 exemplifies the trends in India related to taking interest in new and emerging technologies, yet also taking a cautious approach toward mainstream...
Aug 24, 2017
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Indian consumers prefer a digital-first approach to accessing banking services, only talking to a banking adviser by phone for more complex issues, according to a new survey from communication...
Aug 14, 2017
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Ever since Artificial Intelligence (AI) breathe life, its deep neural networks have been exponentially disrupting technologies and driving innovation through pattern analyzation. For a perpetually...
Aug 09, 2017
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The growth of digital business and the Internet of Things (IoT) is expected to drive large investment in IT operations management (ITOM) through 2020, according to Gartner. A primary driver for...
Jul 28, 2017
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Hyperscale cloud providers will soon account for over 80% of all cloud and SaaS service revenues and almost 40% of spend on all public and private data center equipment, according to latest research...
Jul 18, 2017
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Artificial Intelligence creates news almost every day. In the last year, tech giants, such as Google and Baidu invested between USD 26B to USD 39B in artificial intelligence. However, according to...
Jul 11, 2017
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A technical glitch shut down India’s largest stock exchange, the National Stock Exchange, for more than three hours yesterday, as the system failed to boot in its opening time: 9 am. The cash and...
Jul 11, 2017
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“India is worst affected in Asia in Petya Cyberattack” went a headline. “ India worst hit by Petya in APAC, 7th Globally”, went another. There have been several stories in last one day in Indian...
Jun 29, 2017
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Workspace is no longer seen as a physical environment as the disruptive impact of digital transformation spreads across organizations and industries, according to a latest IDC study. As per the study...
Jun 22, 2017
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In the last five years since I have tracked PwC's Digital IQ Survey, the term 'digital' has gone from becoming cool to almost abominable. Almost every conversation today is around digital...
Jun 15, 2017
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Global spending on the Internet of Things (IoT) will grow 16.7% year over year in 2017, reaching just over USD800 billion, according to IDC's Worldwide Semiannual Internet of Things Spending Guide....
Jun 15, 2017
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Gartner highlights the top technologies for information security and their implications for security organizations in 2017.  The top technologies for information security are: Cloud Workload...
Jun 14, 2017
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Internet of Things is a hot and happening thing in IT. I say happening in a very literal sense. Unlike many other ‘hot’ technologies like blockchain or machine learning, IoT is actually happening—and...
Jun 06, 2017
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The Government of India is going to spend USD7.8 billion on IT in 2017, 7.5% increase from 2016, according to Gartner. This is down from Gartner’s previous projection for 9.5% growth this year. “The...
Jun 01, 2017
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Cyber security has become one of the most talked about issues today, however, only 31% of software developers say their organization has an overall formal security policy that is uniformly adhered to...
May 31, 2017
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