According to news reports, Facebook executive David Marcus, who has been responsible for managing the company's standalone messaging app, Messenger, will head a new team dedicated to exploring the...
May 09, 2018
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
In the last few years, CIOs have been chanting the ‘digital transformation’ catchphrase as if it is a common cure for all enterprise IT worries. However, a lot of organizations have embarked on...
Apr 12, 2018
Most of you may not have heard of the Baader-Meinhof Phenomenon. It is a phenomenon where you may come across an obscure piece of information - and soon afterwards encounter the same subject over...
Mar 22, 2018
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
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
8th March is International Women's Day. And on this niche platform, we can only go so far as to explore why there are still so few women in enterprise IT. Through our brief research last year with...
Mar 07, 2018
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
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
Let's address the elephant in the room: The world is staring at a talent crisis. The Fourth Industrial Revolution is disturbing the demand supply equilibrium - creating a shortfall of new skills....
Jan 29, 2018
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
With less than six months to go before the most comprehensive personal data protection regime kicks in, Indian companies rush to comply with the new provisions. Looks like the IT/ITES and BFSI...
Jan 02, 2018
It is hard to imagine that more than a decade ago, online ticket booking was unheard of. People would stand in queues to buy tickets for the latest blockbuster, a music festival or a big sports...
Dec 12, 2017
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
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
Rajesh Uppal, CIO & Executive officer(IT) , Maruti Suzuki India discusses how CIOs need to lead the technology and customer experience strategy of their enterprise to tackle the ever changing...
Sep 15, 2017
Recently, the news of Infosys' Dr. Vishal Sikka stepping down as CEO took the business world by storm. What struck was the comment made by some board of directors that he was not "CEO material but...
Aug 21, 2017
Ask a CIO about business alignment and he will emphasize on the need of it but very few actually do something about it. Not Rajendra Deshpande; the Chief Information Officer at Intelenet Global...
Jul 20, 2017
73: The percentage of the respondents in India who estimated their organization’s losses due to economic crime to be up to USD 1 million in 2016, according to PwC’s Global Economic Crime Survey 2016...
Jun 21, 2017
The coining of the term 'internet of things' is as old as the millennium bug. However, as we know it, the technology has been around for several decades since the inception of the internet. In the...
Jun 05, 2017
One of the interesting applications of IoT is in the IT/ITes industry. Being an IT services company, Happiest Minds is deploying IoT not just as a solution for its external customers, but it is also...
May 18, 2017
While following an ongoing tweetchat on #Blockchain, I came across a tweet by The Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan, who took up office on 9 May 2016. It was a vacancy for the most sought after role in...
May 04, 2017
Last year, we did a story on how start-up innovation is fuelling the adoption of artificial intelligence (AI) in Indian enterprises. And we found that a number of IT leaders were in fact, piloting...
Apr 19, 2017
A lot is written about the digital transformation efforts in Indian organizations. Some surveys have gone too far to claim that 84% of Indian businesses are seeing moderate to significant...
Mar 23, 2017
How has your experience as a CTO of burrp! come handy in your new venture as the cofounder of Clevertap? Our co-founders Suresh, Sunil and I were colleagues at Network 18 before the...
Mar 06, 2017
While some private sector organizations allow family leaves, many others don't. And this may have a direct impact on the number of women leaving the workforce for the reason that they are unable to...
Feb 28, 2017
As I drove to meet Vidya Srinivasan, Senior VP - IT & Infrastructure at Genpact, it was already late. From what I had heard about her, Vidya was a task master, hard at work, with no time to spare...
Feb 28, 2017
In the late 19th century, it was the suffragettes, members of the women's organizations in the United Kingdom or The Women’s Indian Association (WIA), who fought for the right of women to vote. Today...
Feb 28, 2017
Rashmi Knowles is Chief Security Architect at RSA. She works to promote the adoption of RSA's core technology with customers and drives thought leadership initiatives in EMEA. She has appeared on...
Feb 17, 2017
The RSA Security Conference was full of lessons for the Chief Information Security Officers. At a session on 'Briefing the Board' spearheaded by John Pescatore, Director at SANS Institute and...
Feb 16, 2017
The last three days of RSA Conference 2017, was sprinkled with references by various experts to the Mirai Botnet and how it exploited weak security on a range of Internet of Things (IoT) devices...
Feb 16, 2017
No one forgets a breach. In October 2016, what is being touted as the 'biggest ever breach of financial data in India', as many as 3.2 million debit cards were compromised. Of the cards breaches,...
Feb 11, 2017
Have there been any dramatic changes in the existing Indian law since the introduction of bitcoin? A virtual currency is a digital representation of value that can be digitally traded. It does not...
Dec 16, 2016
For any technology to travel the distance from hype to reality, its early adopters play an instrumental role. When it comes to blockchain – it is a technology that everyone has been talking about....
Dec 14, 2016
Data analytics company, Tableau Software added 3,900 new customers in the August of 2016, bringing its customer base to more than 46,000 across the globe. The company’s revenue increased 32% over...
Nov 17, 2016
Pawan Chawla, CIO at Girnarsoft has over 18 years of experience in the IT industry. In a candid interview, he shares lessons from what he has learned -- from working in both -- startups and...
Nov 16, 2016
“Traditionally, the responsibility of handling and managing data has remained with the CIO, and therefore, instead of defining new roles, organizations are comfortable assigning the data analytics...
Nov 15, 2016
Since 2011, data has continuously made a comeback in our office discussions and business meetings. It has even crept into our coffee breaks. Questions, such as 'where do I begin?' or 'which solution...
Nov 15, 2016
Not so long ago, artificial intelligence was the whim and fancy of sci-fi authors and filmmakers where they conceptualized and created characters that left us in awe. Those fantasies have come to...
Oct 17, 2016
You probably kick start your Monday mornings at your office by opening your mailbox. If that’s the first thing you do every morning, you slow down your day by 64 seconds for every email that you...
Oct 03, 2016
Airports. Not a destination you can avoid if you are a frequent traveler. It is a place where you find yourself over and over again every time you begin or end a trip. And wouldn’t you wish you...
Sep 27, 2016
Lately, the chief data officer is beginning to make his presence felt in the Indian enterprise. In India, Gartner predicts that the investment in data and analytics will reach US$ 213.8 million this...
Sep 22, 2016
Anthony Devassy, the Chief Data Officer at SBI General Insurance is an extremely busy man. His day starts with the various business functions demanding information and insights which need to turn...
Sep 22, 2016
According to a study conducted by LeanIn.org and Mckinsey & Company on 118 companies (of which 26% were tech companies) and nearly 30,000 employees in US corporations, women still have it tough...
Sep 19, 2016