LATEST ENTRIES

Keeping Innovation Simple and Consistent

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Employees clearly have an obsession with simplicity at Interglobe Aviation Ltd. according to Aditya Ghosh, President and Executive Director at the company. It is more important to know what not to do, than try and do the next most innovative thing. According to him, the secret sauce lies in consistency. One does not necessarily go on proving the differentiator bit all the time. 

The IT Group as Cost Center - Or Innovation Center?

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Why isn't IT expected to live up to a higher standard in demonstrating the benefits of projects and being more innovative in applying IT to the task of creating business value? Maybe IT could be called a cost center in the past but not today. Technology is the backbone of business today and is the driving force behind most innovations that have happened over the last few years. 

Why Zero Rating makes Perfect Business Sense

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Valuations of B2C technology companies are not entirely driven by revenues and profits; user base, usage and demographics play a vital role in determining the value. With Zero Ratings, e-tailers, application developers, streaming media portals, corporates, etc. can pay the mobile operators for data consumed by users. Organizations using this as a differentiator will manage to build and retain their user base. 

Give up Inertia and Take the First Step!

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Organizational inertia manifests itself in many ways; pushback to innovation, new ideas and change. This is an opportunity for every company and leader to introspect and take some uncomfortable decisions and explore how hype can be tamed and applied within. The CIO is well placed to take steps towards creating a dialogue that puts the elephant in the room and test hypotheses on impact to customer, employees, partners and stakeholders.  

OLDER ENTRIES

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Don't Ask If You Can't Act

Eric D. Brown, 
Organizations need to be able to pivot and turn quickly to address their clients' needs and their competitor's offerings. This agility requires the utmost agili... 
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Leading Digital: What Got You Here, Won't Get You There

Ashwani Mishra
Fueled by mobility, analytics, social media, cloud computing, and embedded devices, companies in every industry are mapping their way through the digital realm.... 
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Free the CIO: Infographic

DynamicCIO.com, 
The Chief Information Officer position has emerged as the most sought-after role in IT organizations. But according to recent data, these leaders are constantly... 
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Insecurity about Cloud Security and Value versus Return

Arun Gupta
Enterprises have adopted a cloud first approach to their new initiatives while they seriously evaluate movement to the cloud whenever faced with any upgrade or ... 
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An Agile Business Needs an Agile IT Group

Eric D. Brown, 
If you ask any business leader whether they'd prefer that their organization be thought of as slow moving or agile, most would respond with latter as their pref... 

HDFC Securities Deploys Mobile Trading App for Customers

DynamicCIO.com, 
Challenge   HDFC Securities Limited, India's leading financial services intermediary and subsidiary of HDFC Bank, was looking to quickly deliver its services via mobile devices and provide a richer, more engaging trading experience for customers.   Solution   HDFC Securities teamed with IBM to launch a new mobile app that allows clients to securely... 

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