Gaurav Kumar, Co-Founder and CTO of a start-up that specialises in the food delivery business appears to have been dealing with nightmares. His frown lines are becoming deeper, indicating that he has...
Jul 18, 2022
The pandemic-triggered disruption has compelled businesses to think more carefully about their long-term IT strategies. IT decision-makers haven't gotten enough sleep since the global health crisis....
Jul 05, 2022
A thriving startup segment drives innovation, disrupts the status quo, provides new employment opportunities, and significantly contributes to economic growth. India's startup ecosystem is currently...
Jul 04, 2022
Indigenously developed file storage and cloud sharing startup, DigiBoxx has been harnessing the capabilities of cloud and AI to expand its offerings for enterprises and meet the challenge of...
Jun 14, 2022
Refyne, which claims to be India's first and Asia's largest earned wage or on-demand-pay platform, says it plans to use deep-tech capabilities to scale, develop more products and make its solution...
Jun 07, 2022
ManageEngine, Zoho Corporation's enterprise IT management division, which is banking big on businesses' increased interest in digitalization and hybrid cloud, has announced its intentions to double...
May 26, 2022
The world's richest person, Elon Musk's recent announcement to acquire microblogging platform Twitter for USD44 billion has stunned the world. Given Musk's history of outbursts and being so vocal...
Apr 28, 2022
The ongoing Ukraine-Russia conflict has shaken the geopolitical and economic world orders. Like any other war, it has resulted in a staggering loss of life and human suffering while also causing...
Apr 20, 2022
Technological obsolescence has been one of the most significant pain points for micro, small and medium enterprises (MSMEs). Due to the lack of resources, budgets, and experience, it has become more...
Apr 12, 2022
The Indian construction sector contributes significantly to India's GDP. In FY21, the infrastructure sector attracted about a 13% share of the country's total FDI inflows of USD 81.72 billion. The...
Mar 02, 2022
During one of my recent conversations, a former CIO of a multinational manufacturing company admitted that he was never aware during his entire career that many of his subordinates and team members...
Feb 28, 2022
In these volatile times when business cycles are ambiguous and customer demands are erratic, enterprises are facing several challenges, such as poor contract visibility, procurement complexities,...
Feb 16, 2022
The rise of on-demand content consumption digital platforms, the availability of affordable internet, and an array of media-streaming devices have opened up many opportunities for entertainment...
Feb 11, 2022
Noida-based Moglix has played a pivotal role in transforming B2B commerce since its launch in 2015. Having achieved the distinction of becoming the first unicorn in the industrial B2B commerce...
Feb 08, 2022
During the pandemic, one of the biggest challenges for organizations has been hiring, nurturing, and retaining the best talent. Due to minimal human intervention, conventional hiring processes have...
Feb 04, 2022
Logistics and supply chain management have a pivotal role in any crisis – it helps the smooth availability and supply of essentials, medical supplies and enabling enterprises to trade around the...
Jan 12, 2022
The majority of India's fresh meat and seafood market is unorganized. The country's growing meat population often gets perplexed and unsure if the meat they are eating is safe and hygienic for human...
Jan 07, 2022
The sudden outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic posed a big challenge for VFS Global, a leading outsourcing and technology services company: How to rapidly transform its services to keep pace with...
Jan 05, 2022
What makes startups intriguing? Business idea, tech-savvy approach, commitment to excellence, amount of risk involved, agile work culture, new revenue opportunities, the challenge they try to solve,...
Dec 30, 2021
For a long time, traditional banks, primarily built on the premises of physical branches, struggled to capitalize on technology-enabled innovation. The highly regulated banking and finance industry...
Dec 22, 2021
One of the biggest challenges for organizations today is ensuring they have enough armory to combat cybersecurity threats. Especially since the arrival of the pandemic and rapid digitalization,...
Nov 23, 2021
The last two years have seen a quantum shift in the way people work, collaborate, and travel. The pandemic compelled organizations to overhaul their business strategy and goals. They had to rush...
Nov 10, 2021
Facebook, the world's largest social media company, has rebranded itself as Meta Platforms. With this restructuring, Meta, meaning after or beyond in Greek, has become the umbrella company of...
Nov 02, 2021
Early this month, social media giant, Facebook, and its associated services Instagram, and WhatsApp, suffered massive outages that halted its services for almost six hours at a stretch and sent many...
Oct 21, 2021
Most enterprises had to implement the remote working model almost instantaneously at an unprecedented scale during the pandemic. The crisis led to constant disruption, and the tectonic shift pushed...
Sep 28, 2021
Suresh Shaw (name changed), CIO of a leading consulting firm, is in a state of a quandary these days. In a recent executive council meeting, in which he is also a member, it has been decided that his...
Aug 11, 2021
Salesforce is the latest to join the list of software vendors who have been expanding their Robotic Process Automation (RPA) muscles through acquisitions to improve performance and re-engineer...
Aug 09, 2021
Within two weeks after holding discussions to sell the company, the global analytics firm, Statistical Analysis Software (SAS), has surprised everyone by announcing its plans to go for an Initial...
Aug 04, 2021
India's new Intermediary Guidelines and Digital Media Ethics Code under IT rules has created many wrangles between the top digital platforms and the Indian government. In a surprising and...
Jul 22, 2021
During the initial phase of the pandemic, few knew how to continue with running the business and how long the uncertainty would last. Staying connected to business, improving remote work management,...
Jul 14, 2021
The next generation of wireless technology, 5G, is expected to open a future of new and exciting possibilities for enterprises. With a speed that can reach up to 10Gbps, theoretically, 5G can be...
Jul 08, 2021
The growing number of remote workers and increased online activities have augmented cybersecurity breaches like never before. In the first quarter of 2020 alone, the country saw 37% more data...
Jul 07, 2021
It looks like Microsoft is all geared up to launch the next generation of Windows Operating System (OS) on 24 June. The newest upgrade, speculated to be named Windows 11, or Windows Sun Valley, is...
Jun 18, 2021
The explosive resurgence of Coronavirus cases across India has put a severe strain on our healthcare management system. The second wave of the pandemic has flagged our frail emergency response...
Jun 15, 2021
The country's national carrier, Air India, recently disclosed an infringement on its passenger service system that compromised the personal data – including date of birth, contact particulars,...
Jun 02, 2021
The rising wave of the pandemic and the record number of cases has made it imperative for governments worldwide to identify innovative ways to track, detect, and diagnose COVID-19 cases and prepared...
May 17, 2021
Over the last couple of years, drag and drop platforms, also known as low-code or no-code platforms, have gained immense popularity amongst enterprises to build great applications for mobile and web...
May 07, 2021
Dell Technologies' announcement to spin off its majority stake in the virtualization company, VMware, gives two perspectives: First, Dell's efforts drive greater efficiencies, innovation, and value...
Apr 16, 2021
Cyber-attackers and fraudsters are upping their game by leveraging modern-day digital tools to target enterprises and employees to carry out fierce cyber-attacks. As reported by Google's Threat...
Apr 07, 2021
For manufacturing enterprises, achieving continual speed and efficiency — both at the process and people level — remains one of the inherent challenges. The industrial sector has traditionally...
Apr 06, 2021
Gandhi, a CEO? Can this saint-like figure from the pre-independence era with his message of nonviolence and loving the enemy inspire new age business leaders?! Well, this is how I reacted when I...
Apr 04, 2013
If somebody would tell you the secret formula of becoming rich in a short span, in all probability you'll take it for a small consulting fee. Big Bucks claims to be that formula, though without the...
May 25, 2011
SUMMER is a good time to re-evaluate things. Im spending a lot of time on the beach this summer. Waves crashing in all around you have a way of clearing the mind, I find. Mother Nature is simply...
Aug 27, 2010
Mobile Marketing could become the game changer for Indian enterprises, predicts Flytxt in a recent interaction with IT Next. "The fact is, today, mobile has become the most personal medium to...
May 07, 2010
Sundays were never too hectic for Reema Seth till very last month. For this senior IT manager at one of the leading tin manufacturers, the erstwhile lazy weekend afternoons have all of a sudden been...
May 05, 2010
A leading computer security expert once said, People in general are not interested in paying extra for increased safety. At the beginning, seat belts cost $200 and nobody bought them. How true!...
Dec 08, 2009
With less than six months to go, the implementation of Goods and Services Tax (GST) is already giving shudders to the CIO community. When the Value Added Tax (VAT) was last implemented, many...
Nov 05, 2009