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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...
Jul 07, 2016
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The Goldman Sachs Foundation launched an online education program, 10,000 Women, providing female entrepreneurs across the world with a digitized curriculum and interactive platform of women business...
May 23, 2018
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Given the ecosystem complexities of hybrid cloud deployments, API management can be tough. While addressing Inspire Partner Conference in 2017, Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella made an interesting...
May 22, 2018
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The productivity increase due to investments in new digital technologies is significantly more when technologies are deployed in combination, finds a new research by the World Economic Forum (WEF)....
May 09, 2018
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The India public cloud services revenue will grow 37.5% in 2018 to total USD 2.5 billion, up from UD 1.8 billion in 2017, according to Gartner. “While the public cloud revenue market in India...
May 09, 2018
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Security software maker Check Point announced that its researchers’ investigation into a North Korean anti-virus software, SiliVaccine, has found that a key component of the software’s code is a 10+-...
May 08, 2018
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Datacenter infrastructure hardware enterprise spending in India will total USD 2.7 billion in 2018, a 2.6% rise from 2017, according to Gartner. The software spending will increase to USD 3.6 billion...
May 08, 2018
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This month, Bhavish Aggarwal made it to Time's 100 list: a list of 100 most influential people in the world. There are very few people in IT circles who don't know Aggarwal. He is the co-founder...
May 08, 2018
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Growth is amongst the top CEO business priorities in 2018 and 2019, according to a recent survey of CEOs and senior executives by Gartner. However, the survey revealed as simple, implemental growth...
May 02, 2018
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Sharing information is an important factor in helping to defend against cyber threats, according to Akamai Technologies’ State of the Internet/Security: Carrier Insights Report for Spring 2018. The...
Apr 27, 2018
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With just one month until the new EU General Data Protection Regulation Legislation (GDPR) comes into force, data security company, WinMagic, has released the findings of research that suggests many...
Apr 26, 2018
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Majority of Indian IT managers have legal liabilities when it comes to unidentified traffic in their organizations, according to India findings of Sophos survey, The Dirty Secrets of Network...
Apr 25, 2018
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Global business value derived from artificial intelligence (AI) will total USD 1.2 trillion in 2018, a rise of 70% from 2017, according to Gartner. AI-derived business value will reach USD 3.9...
Apr 25, 2018
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The global semiconductor revenue totalled USD 420.4 billion in 2017, a 21.6% increase from 2016 revenue of USD 345.9 billion, according to Gartner. This is as a result of strong growth in the memory...
Apr 23, 2018
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With ransomware and distributed denial of service (DDoS) attacks on the rise, the average number of focused cyberattacks per organization has more than doubled this year compared to the previous 12...
Apr 18, 2018
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Fortinet has said that the general lack of cybersecurity safeguards in fintech companies has raised serious concerns around data protection and compliance, especially with the implementation of...
Apr 11, 2018
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Microsoft has announced that the company will invest USD 5 billion in the Internet of Things (IoT) globally over the next 4 years. This increased investment will support continued research and...
Apr 05, 2018
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After years of announcements regarding blockchain Proofs of Concept and Pilots, a first successful enterprise grade deployment that includes multiple financial services organizations has taken place...
Apr 04, 2018
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India's leading job portal, Naukri.com, has become the latest casualty to hacking. The news broke out when IT firm, Klaus, which manages the job portal's server logged a complaint with the CID Cyber...
Mar 27, 2018
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New Q4 data from Synergy Research Group shows that UCaaS market growth continues unabated. For the fourth consecutive quarter, more than 300,000 subscriber seats were added to the global installed...
Mar 27, 2018
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Worldwide spending on cognitive and artificial intelligence (AI) systems will reach USD 19.1 billion in 2018, an increase of 54.2% over the amount spent in 2017. With industries investing...
Mar 26, 2018
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The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) takes effect in May 2018 and will mandate that organizations have an incident response plan in place. At least 77% of respondents said in a new study...
Mar 23, 2018
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A research by Gartner has indicated that nearly 20% of organizations have observed at least one IoT-based attack in the past three years. To protect against those threats, Gartner forecasts that...
Mar 21, 2018
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LinkedIn has unveiled the 2018 Top Companies list for India. The annual ranking highlights the 25 companies in the country that are most sought-after by professionals, based on proprietary LinkedIn...
Mar 21, 2018
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IT cost optimization in organizations is focused on enabling business optimization over cost cutting, according to a recent survey by Gartner.   According to Gartner analyst Stewart Buchanan,...
Mar 21, 2018
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Indian businesses are at a risk of repeated ransomware attacks and are vulnerable to exploits, according to Sophos’ India findings of its survey, The State of End-point Security Today. The survey...
Mar 15, 2018
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The mainstreaming of cloud and the use of a disparate range of devices within businesses has led to nearly two-thirds of IT decision makers admitting that their security teams are considering...
Mar 15, 2018
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Enterprise application software spending in India will reach USD 2.5 billion in 2018, a 19.8% increase from 2017, according to Gartner. In China, 2018 enterprise application software spending will...
Mar 12, 2018
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In the 2017 report by Grant Thornton titled 'Women in Business' reveals that globally, the percentage of women in senior management teams has seen a dubious 6% shift in the last 13 years. This is...
Mar 09, 2018
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India ranks a lowly 20th out of 24 leading economies, in a recent global study of cloud preparedness. The BSA 2018 Global Cloud Computing Scorecard is published by Business Software Alliance, a...
Mar 08, 2018
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Indus Valley Partners (IVP) revealed the findings of an online survey with the Indian MBA and Engineering students. As per the findings, 63% of the students believe that India is ready to become the...
Mar 08, 2018
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Many years ago when cloud deployments were at their peak, during an interview, an Indian woman CIO was talking about how tough it was for her to say goodbye to legacy hardware and deploy a hybrid...
Mar 07, 2018
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The smart use of technologies such as artificial intelligence is expected to revolutionize the management of baggage over the next decade, promising to make mishandled bags an increasingly rare event...
Mar 06, 2018
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Today organizations are spending a lot of money, time and efforts on Data Protection. It is crucially important for companies to meet customer expectations, maintain high level of productivity,...
Mar 05, 2018
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The need for digital transformation has reached critical levels, as per CA Technologies Asia Pacific & Japan Digital Transformation Impact and Readiness Study. 80% of business and IT leaders...
Feb 28, 2018
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According to a report by Ethispere Institute, 135 companies across 23 countries and 57 industries feature in the 2018 World’s Most Ethical Companies list. The US has the maximum number of ethical...
Feb 28, 2018
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A latest Fortinet Global Threat Landscape Report reveals that attacks per firm increased over the previous quarter. In addition, automated and sophisticated swarm attacks are accelerating making it...
Feb 26, 2018
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Developing digital skills is probably the biggest impediment to the adoption of new technologies in enterprises. The same holds true for finding and retaining cybersecurity talent. According to a...
Feb 26, 2018
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There has been an increase in ransomware, cryptocurrency mining and BEC attempts over the past 12 months as cybercriminals refined and targeted their attacks for greater financial return, as per...
Feb 21, 2018
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Edtech company Simplilearn has announced the launch of the Simplilearn Digital Transformation Academy in a bid to help enterprises gain the skills and strategies necessary to become digital-ready....
Feb 21, 2018
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According to the latest report by PwC titled Artificial intelligence in India – hype or reality, machine learning is the most popular (63%) AI-powered solution in the IT/ITes industry, followed by...
Feb 20, 2018
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25% of customer service and support operations will integrate virtual customer assistant (VCA) or chatbot technology across engagement channels by 2020, up from less than 2% in 2017, according to...
Feb 19, 2018
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Asia Pacific excluding Japan (APeJ) spending on public cloud services and infrastructure will reach USD 15.08 billion in 2018, an increase of 35.66% over 2017, according to the latest update of the...
Feb 16, 2018
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Research firm Gartner advises security and risk management leaders to take a balanced approach to tackling a new class of vulnerabilities. Security researchers have revealed three major variants of...
Feb 15, 2018
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2017 was a great year for fintech mainly because global investors are making targeted investments on value and long-term sustainability in the market. Global research firm, KPMG, has said that the...
Feb 14, 2018
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Meaningful Artificial Intelligence (AI) deployments are just beginning to take place, according to Gartner. Gartner’s 2018 CIO Agenda Survey shows that 4% of CIOs have implemented AI , while a...
Feb 13, 2018
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The world 'digital' was probably the most abused word of 2017. In the last one year, we have seen CIOs round off all technology implementations to famously calling them ‘digital transformation’....
Feb 08, 2018
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Today we are in the age of digital disruption and the constant evolution in technology is making everyone work on the go. It is all the more imperative for companies of all sizes including emerging...
Feb 07, 2018
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Researchers at the US Army Research Laboratory and the University of Texas at Austin have developed new algorithms for robots to learn to perform tasks effectively by interacting with a human...
Feb 06, 2018
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We present ten top CIOs and their take on what skills they are looking at hiring and what skills that they are looking to acquire for themselves.  
Feb 02, 2018
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