Articles under the topic Technology
We have been one of the early adopters of cloud and we will continue look at the model to provide us with faster and scalable IT services. One such decision that we undertook was to move our emailing system to the cloud. It has helped us to integrate communications between our group companies across India as well as our international entities.
Serco Global Services rolled out a mobility platform to provide management information that came out through its delivery centres. It is an innovative tool and probably a first in the BPO industry. It has resulted in increase of trust, transparency and accountability from our customers. Apart from having access to real-time data, customers can also pull out historical reports as and when needed.
Atul Ltd, a chemicals manufacturing company, decided on open source MySQL Pentaho Kettle Spoon Data Warehouse instead of going for the conventional Oracle Database based Data Warehouse. Rajat Sharma, CIO of Atul Ltd. tells us how this unconventional move has helped to not only drastically reduce costs but has also laid the foundation of reporting and BI operations with lower efforts, without giving up on agility.
With technology emerging as a key driver for business transformation, enterprises across the Asia Pacific region will increase their IT investment on new technologies next year. This infographic tells us how CIOs are taking the lead to transform and successfully operate in a mobile-first, cloud-first world. In terms of prioritization, enhancing customer experience and becoming a more responsive organization are some of the other important priorities for these CIOs.
Information is the core business for Bureau Veritas, a leader in testing, inspection and certification business. Laurent Serano, its Global CIO sees to it that the information collected across operations in 147 countries are utilized through technologies like mobility and big data/analytics to offer greater value to customers. Serano shares innovations around IT being applied to business and how he has created an efficient, global organization through the Business Value of IT.
Derek Manky, Global Security Strategist at Fortinet formulates security strategy with more than a decade of advanced threat research. His ultimate goal is to make a positive impact towards the global war on cybercrime. In an interaction with DynamicCIO.com, he shares his views on the security threat landscape, security implications of Internet of Things and the rise of the underworld economy.
The number of enterprise-built mobile apps continues to rise. However, the time and money it takes to build them, and a lack of a mobile strategy, are holding companies back from making the most of mobile. This is preventing businesses from creating apps that disrupt or seriously change business processes. This infographic and study highlights how CIOs are looking to create more efficient development processes.
One of the main focus points for mobility strategies for organizations should be the cloud. The cloud is a game-changer when it comes to mobility strategy and implementations. The cloud can help off-load already over-burned data centers and IT systems as well as helping to make the bring-your-own-device (BYOD) paradigm a reality with very little overhead within the organization.
The Sandbox for enterprise innovation, a new piece of software running on IT-sanctioned environment, should provide freedom from issues that confront today's enterprise app development teams. This necessitates a platform that not only encourages enterprise innovation but also makes innovation application projects effortless. While it is easier to understand the need for innovative business applications, enabling their development is not easy.
The new Government of India has been credited for a number of things including changing the era of coalition politics, building relationships with neighbouring countries, fixing the policy paralysis and so on. However, increased SMAC adoption is not something that even the staunchest supporter will ascribe to the current government! Then why am I swimming against the tide and saying the opposite?