• Aditya Birla Group launches BizLabs FinTech 2019, collaborate with startup ecosystem 17 Jul 2019 10:06 Aditya Birla Group has launched BizLabs FinTech 2019 that will enable innovative startups to solve real business challenges of its financial service arm, Aditya Birla Capital. Aditya Birla Capital is one of India’s largest financial conglomerates with …
  • Being rude to the driver could cost you a CEO post 12 Jul 2019 21:37 MUMBAI: The candidate appeared to be the perfect fit for the CEO's job. He had the qualifications, and the experience. But as he was being being driven for his final interview, he lost his temper due to a traffic jam caused by a heavy shower. When the …
  • 8 startups that are using emerging technologies to make life easier 11 Jul 2019 17:39 Facilio: Using IoT and AI to manage building operations Headquartered in Atlanta and with operations in the UAE and India, Facilio provides firms with operations and maintenance (O&M) solutions. Founded by Prabhu Ramachandran, Yogendra Babu, …
  • AI Expo Africa 2019 Starts To Announce Line-Up For Africa’s Largest B2B Trade 10 Jul 2019 21:37 Focused AI Conference and Expo For Business, Investors & Entrepreneurs Now in its second year the AI Expo Africa 2019, has become the largest B2B focused AI & Data Science community and trade event in the region, that builds upon the phenomenal …
  • Opinion | Taking stock of digital trends 10 Jul 2019 14:55 If one were to single out a news item that caught everyone’s attention in June, it was certainly Facebook Inc.’s decision to launch its Libra digital currency atop the Libra blockchain, in the first half of the next calendar year. Despite Facebook having a …
  • Tom Siebel and Digital Transformation, Will History Repeat? 10 Jul 2019 03:32 The customer relationship management market really started around 1984 when Salemaker and Telemagic burst onto the scene allowing a PC to manage customer contacts. Prior to that time, most businesses used paper cards. Much of the innovation in the space …
  • Letter to BS: India needs a predictable, stable, moderate rate of taxation 09 Jul 2019 16:12 Apropos the editorial “Taxing the super-rich” (July 9), Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman’s proposal to significantly increase the marginal tax rate for those earning more than Rs 2 crore may be sound in principle but fails on the grounds of fairness and …
  • The state of AI in 2019: Breakthroughs in machine learning, natural language processing, games, and knowledge graphs 08 Jul 2019 14:08 AI is one of the most rapidly growing domains today. Keeping track and taking stock of AI requires not just constant attention, but also the ability to dissect and evaluate across a number of dimensions. This is exactly what Air Street Capital and RAAIS …
  • Writers using creativity to double as skill coaches 07 Jul 2019 08:50 New Delhi, Jul 7 () Skill coaches, who have authored books, are gradually gaining popularity in helping improve personal and professional lives, be it in life, sports or business. According to these writers, coaching is a natural extension to the …
  • The Best CRM Systems For Small Businesses -- Plus, The Top 35... 03 Jul 2019 00:33 Customer relationship management system usage grew from 56% to 74% in 2018. SDCR - Top Software Development Companies rounded up the best CRMs that can help small businesses grow and the leading software development companies. NEW YORK (PRWEB) July 02, …
  • Want a Job in the Future? Be a Student for Life 02 Jul 2019 17:56 New digital technologies are expected to take away many jobs. They will also create several new ones. However, to grasp these new opportunities, everyone must continuously learn new skills. “We will now have to move to a continuum of lifelong learning, …
  • Google debuts Deep Learning Containers in beta 28 Jun 2019 00:50 Google LLC this week announced the beta availability of a new cloud service that provides environments optimized for deploying and testing applications powered by deep learning, a subset of artificial intelligence that tries to mimic the way the human …
  • John Conway, Former Head of Data Sciences and AI at Astra Zeneca, Joins Riffyn as Chief Commercial Officer 20 Jun 2019 14:26 OAKLAND, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jun 20, 2019-- Riffyn, a global provider of cloud software for scientific process design and data analytics, announced today that John F. Conway, a pioneer of advanced R&D data and informatics systems and platforms, …
  • Four realities that define India's white collar job market 18 Jun 2019 10:30 MUMBAI/KOLKATA: Top of the mind question: How’s the white collar job market? Answer: Depends on which white collar job market you are talking about. Four realities define employment prospects of India’s educated workforce. 1. For entry level office …
  • 4 shocking truths you need to know about India's white collar jobs 18 Jun 2019 07:37 Top-of-the-mind question: How’s the white collar job market? Answer: Depends on which white collar job market you are talking about. Four realities define employment prospects of India’s educated workforce For entry-level office jobs for graduates and post …
  • Solix Reinvents Data Archiving in the Cloud with SOLIXCloud Enterprise Archiving 17 Jun 2019 14:44 Solix Technologies, Inc. (www.solix.com), a leading big data application provider for empowering data-driven enterprises, today announced SOLIXCloud Enterprise Archiving, software-as-a-service for data archiving built on Microsoft Azure. The service is …
  • IBM adding recommended bias monitors to Watson OpenScale 17 Jun 2019 12:36 IBM is rolling out recommended Watson OpenScale bias monitors for artificial intelligence and machine learning models. special feature Managing AI and ML in the Enterprise The AI and ML deployments are well underway, but for CXOs the biggest issue will be …
  • The Talking Revolution 15 Jun 2019 05:48 Though most of the voice-activated solutions are based in English, work is on to create solutions in Indian languages. Pranjal Sharma reports. IMAGE: Talking to devices is no longer a fad in India. Photograph: Rediff.com Talking to devices is no longer a …
  • Matt Spooner Joins GigX as Fractional Chief Business... 13 Jun 2019 23:37 Matt Spooner Joins GigX as Fractional Chief Business Development Officer Matt Spooner, a Fractional Chief Business Development Officer, has joined the GigX team and will leverage his past experience working with executive talent and companies seeking …
  • SolixCloud Data Archiving as a Service Launches on Azure 13 Jun 2019 22:16 Solix Technologies, Inc., a leading big data application provider for empowering data-driven enterprises, today announced SOLIXCloud Enterprise Archiving, software-as-a-service for data archiving built on Microsoft Azure. The service is available today at …
  • IBM adds AutoAI to Watson Studio to speed up data prep so data scientists can focus on models 12 Jun 2019 05:05 special feature Managing AI and ML in the Enterprise The AI and ML deployments are well underway, but for CXOs the biggest issue will be managing these initiatives, and figuring out where the data science team fits in and what algorithms to buy versus …
  • A better version of yourself 10 Jun 2019 12:12 “If everybody did what they read, the world would be a much better place,” says executive coach Jaykumar Hariharan when talking of self-help books. That is why he chose not to write one. However, he wanted to write a book that would inspire people to be a …
  • Corporate honchos taking up social sector roles 08 Jun 2019 02:54 Last November, Ashutosh Tyagi, former executive vice-president at Tata Capital Private Equity, took over as head of the $1 billion India Education Outcome Fund at the India chapter of not-for-profit enterprise Social Finance. For the 44-year-old, the move …
  • Living small, giving large 07 Jun 2019 02:00 Azim Premji, currently India’s second richest man (after Mukesh Ambani) with a wealth of $21-billion, was so embarrassed when he was named by Forbes as the country’s richest man, back in the heydays of India’s IT services — late 90s — that he didn’t take …
  • Salesforce CTO Parker Harris on outages, integration and architecture 06 Jun 2019 10:15 Salesforce CTO Parker Harris recently sat down with TechRepublic's Bill Detwiler to talk shop, architecture and handling outages and integration. Here are four highlights from the interview, which was conducted at Salesforce's TrailheaDX conference …
  • India Inc leaders now walk the green talk 05 Jun 2019 06:36 BENGALURU / KOLKATA: At the swearing-in ceremony of Prime Minister Narendra Modi last week, around 7,000 handmade bags made from plastic waste were distributed. The message, coming just a few days ahead of World Environment Day on June 5, was loud and …
  • Zscaler, Inc. (ZS) CEO Jay Chaudhry on Q3 2019 Results - Earnings Call Transcript 31 May 2019 03:29 Zscaler, Inc. (NASDAQ:ZS) Q3 2019 Results Earnings Conference Call May 30, 2019 4:30 PM ET Company Participants Jay Chaudhry - Chairman and CEO Remo Canessa - CFO Bill Choi - VP, IR Conference Call Participants Brad Zelnick - Credit Suisse Patrick Colville …
  • Reviewing Forrester’s 2019 new tech predictions: How’d we do so far? 24 May 2019 14:25 Back in November, Forrester outlined its 2019 predictions for a set of hot emerging technologies. We identified which markets were likely to command big investments in the new year and even predicted that GE would turn a corner this year. Let's see how …
  • The business of weather: and managing the risks to your organization 24 May 2019 09:27 Details Published: Friday, 24 May 2019 08:36 Weather risks are some of the most common cause of disruption to businesses in all regions of the world; and like all risks, the actual impact is related to how well the risk is managed. Ann Pickren provides …
  • Akamai to Gather Global Business, Developer and Technology Leaders and Innovators at its Edge World 2019 Conference 23 May 2019 20:17 (MENAFN - PR Newswire) CAMBRIDGE, Mass., May 23, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Akamai (NASDAQ:AKAM ), the intelligent edge platform for securing and delivering digital experiences, today announced the agenda for itsAkamai Edge World 2019customer conference, …
  • IBM launches Watson tools for agriculture 22 May 2019 04:42 IBM is hoping Watson can improve the future of food and crop years as it launched a global version of its cognitive tools for agriculture. Watson Decision Platform for Agriculture aims to combine predictive analytics, artificial intelligence, weather data …
  • 13 takeaways on the future of work 20 May 2019 10:13 Atlassian CIO Archana Rao and Workforce Innovation Specialist Sophie Wade had a bevy of insights on the future of work, skills and the intersection of technology and data. Here's an abbreviated recap of a panel I moderated at Atlassian's Future of …
  • New JDA and KPMG Survey Says Artificial Intelligence is the Most Impactful Supply Chain Technology for CXOs in 2019 14 May 2019 00:52 Second annual survey reveals that real-time visibility is driving digital supply chain investments enabled by AI, ML and cognitive PHOENIX--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Gartner Supply Chain Executive Conference – The second annual joint survey of supply chain …
  • SAP makes its cloud data service, data management play with HANA 08 May 2019 13:37 SAP is launching a bevy of cloud services for its HANA platform with an aim of being a native data hub for its applications as well as others. In a nutshell, SAP sees HANA and applications such as S4/HANA and C4/HANA as a way to provide one source …
  • Google says it will address AI, machine learning model bias with technology called TCAV 07 May 2019 18:48 Google CEO Sundar Pichai said the company is working to make its artificial intelligence and machine learning models more transparent as a way to defend against bias. Pichai outlined a bevy of artificial intelligence enhancements and moves to put more …
  • Google DeepMind’s Demis Hassabis is one relentlessly curious public face of AI 07 May 2019 17:49 As a salesman or an ambassador for artificial intelligence, one could do worse than Demis Hassabis. The 42-year-old co-founder of DeepMind, which Google bought in 2014 for several hundred million dollars, Hassabis comes across as a warm, open, good-humored …
  • Australia is using AI to 'catch up' rather than to get ahead: Deloitte 07 May 2019 05:39 special feature Managing AI and ML in the Enterprise The AI and ML deployments are well underway, but for CXOs the biggest issue will be managing these initiatives, and figuring out where the data science team fits in and what algorithms to buy versus …
  • Google’s Demis Hassabis is one relentlessly curious public face of AI 06 May 2019 19:34 As a salesman or an ambassador for artificial intelligence, one could do worse than Demis Hassabis. The 42-year-old co-founder of DeepMind, which Google bought in 2014 for several hundred million dollars, Hassabis comes across as a warm, open, good-humored …
  • Déjà vu! CMOs are bringing back always-on marketing 06 May 2019 18:17 Inertia. Momentum. Mojo. We try to build and capitalize on these powerful forces every day to change and accelerate the initiatives that matter. Individuals thrive on it, teams crave it, markets rely on it, businesses require it, and CMOs are demanding it… …
  • Dell steps up its hybrid cloud and device management play 30 Apr 2019 03:29 Dell Technologies Inc. subsidiary Dell EMC today flexed its muscles in information technology management, stitching its “hyperconverged” infrastructure platform with compute, storage and networking services from VMware Inc. to offer an easier way for …
  • India Inc high-fliers splurging on bespoke vacations 30 Apr 2019 02:11 KOLKATA | NEW DELHI: Cookiecutter itineraries are so yesterday — for India Inc’s high-fliers, holidays are all about the path less trodden. Promoters, CXOs and senior professionals are splurging on experiential luxury trips — from igloo stays for an Aurora …
  • Growth outside India will be selective: Puneet Chhatwal, CEO Indian Hotels 29 Apr 2019 04:52 Mumbai: Eighteen months into the top job at Indian Hotels, chief executive Puneet Chhatwal is opening a new hotel a month to reach the target of 200 domestic properties in two years as part of the Tata group’s recent India-focus strategy. With an eye on …
  • Businesses to succeed faster in fact-driven economy: Sudheesh Nair, ThoughtSpot 25 Apr 2019 17:36 Sudheesh Nair has a new role at ThoughtSpot, the fast growing unicorn in the Silicon Valley. As the Nutanix president in his previous role, he was responsible for leading the sales organization and help the enterprise cloud infra company reach over USD 1 …
  • Work-life balance, best part of their job, advic... 25 Apr 2019 04:29 The Economic Times Women Ahead listing shines the spotlight on the most successful women in business. The first question we ask everyone on the Women Ahead list is upbeat: what do you enjoy the most about your job? The answers range from “I love the …
  • Three drivers of AI's explosive startup funding growth 23 Apr 2019 18:25 The adoption of artificial intelligence (AI) technologies in marketing organizations has increased by 44% in 2018, as compared to 2017. Use of AI by customer service teams is projected to increase by 143% over the next 18 months.  There are currently 2,487 …
  • Differential voting rights: A high-stakes game 22 Apr 2019 12:41 Lyft and Pinterest are two very different companies. One moves people through its riding-hailing service, the other helps people move images on its virtual pinboards. But the two Silicon Valley firms share one key trait: they have similar company voting …
  • KitRUM Opens Office in Mexico City, World's Fastest-Growing Tech Hub. Software Development Company Brings Experience to Burgeoning Talent Center 22 Apr 2019 07:55     MEXICO CITY, MEXICO, April 22, 2019 /24-7PressRelease/ -- KitRUM, which already has offices in the major tech hubs of Clearwater (Florida, US), Kharkov (Ukraine) and Haifa (Israel), intends to expand their development teams with top talent from …
  • Jet-black days: Many top-deck execs, other employees looking for jobs 19 Apr 2019 02:37 New Delhi: Hundreds of Jet Airways employees, including several top-deck executives, are rushing to the job market with the airline suspending all its operations and CEO Vinay Dube admitting he doesn’t have an “answer” as to the fate of its 20,000 …
  • Researchers find crowdsourcing, AI go together in battle vs. lung cancer 18 Apr 2019 15:10 × special feature Managing AI and ML in the Enterprise The AI and ML deployments are well underway, but for CXOs the biggest issue will be managing these initiatives, and figuring out where the data science team fits in and what algorithms to buy versus …
  • GCC health services to grow at 12pc in 2019: study 18 Apr 2019 09:46 GCC countries will represent 13 per cent of global revenues for healthcare products in 2019, with services growing at 12 per cent, said growth partnership company Frost & Sullivan in a new report. The region is witnessing increasing demand for …
  • UAE- Frost & Sullivan Reveals Healthcare Transformations and Predictions for 2019-2020 in the GCC Countries 17 Apr 2019 14:05 (MENAFN - News Services Group (NSG)) Dubai, United Arab Emirates, -Wednesday 17 April 2019 [ AETOS Wire ] In 2019, GCC countries will represent 13% of global revenues for healthcare products, with services growing at 12%. The region is witnessing …
  • Of Billions and Trillions: firewalls, threats and Sonicwall's thriving business 15 Apr 2019 13:12 There's much to SonicWall, than the mere providing of firewalls and security tools that makes business a safe proposition for the enterprise. Security certainly is no longer an after-thought, but SonicWall’s curious story does not end there. The …
  • Companies hunt for CEOs with high EQ and humility 15 Apr 2019 05:37 MUMBAI: While talking to students recently, Procter & Gamble India MD & CEO Madhusudan Gopalan highlighted empathy and emotional quotient (EQ) as new age leadership attributes. At Indian Hotels Company (IHCL), two among the four qualities defined …
  • Cos hunt for CEOs with high EQ and humility 14 Apr 2019 23:29 Namrata Singh | TNN Mumbai: While talking to students recently, Procter & Gamble India MD & CEO Madhusudan Gopalan highlighted empathy and emotional quotient (EQ) as new age leadership attributes. At Indian Hotels Company (IHCL), two among the four …
  • Stressed out? Try mentoring a junior colleague. Seriously 14 Apr 2019 18:25 Research shows that the process of mentoring helps relieve some of the anxiety and stress among mentors. It's no workplace secret that good, efficient mentoring results in a bench of solid, career-focused mentees who can take on the mantle as and when …
  • Stressed out? Try mentoring a junior colleague.... 14 Apr 2019 18:24 Research shows that the process of mentoring helps relieve some of the anxiety and stress among mentors. It's no workplace secret that good, efficient mentoring results in a bench of solid, career-focused mentees who can take on the mantle as and when …
  • Stressed out? Try mentoring a junior colleague. Seriously 14 Apr 2019 17:44 Research shows that the process of mentoring helps relieve some of the anxiety and stress among mentors. It's no workplace secret that good, efficient mentoring results in a bench of solid, career-focused mentees who can take on the mantle as and when …
  • Is it moral to benefit from research while opting out of electronic health records? 07 Apr 2019 23:44 Over in North Central Pennsylvania, healthcare provider Geisinger is creating artificial intelligence models that can beat trained cardiologists with years of experience. The key ingredient in being able to do this is having an electronic health record ( …
  • AI ain't no A student: DeepMind nearly flunks high school math 04 Apr 2019 14:50 Do you know the answer to the following problem in arithmetic?  What is the sum of 1+1+1+1+1+1+1? If you said "seven," you're right. And you're also better at math than state-of-the-art deep learning neural networks.  AI researchers from …
  • The Internet of Things Community Announces Exclusive Agenda for its Acclaimed IoT Day Slam 2019 Virtual Conference 03 Apr 2019 15:21 RALEIGH, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The Internet of Things Community® (IoT Community®), the world’s largest network of CxOs and IoT professionals, today announced the agenda for its IoT Day Slam Virtual conference, the 8th conference in the highly acclaimed …
  • Run:AI takes your AI and runs it, on the super-fast software stack of the future 03 Apr 2019 13:20 special feature Managing AI and ML in the Enterprise The AI and ML deployments are well underway, but for CXOs the biggest issue will be managing these initiatives, and figuring out where the data science team fits in and what algorithms to buy versus …
  • Okta debuts zero trust-based cloud server access controls 02 Apr 2019 13:48 Cloud identity management Okta Inc. is beefing up its Okta Identity Cloud platform today with a new offering designed to facilitate “contextual access management” to public cloud infrastructure. Okta Advanced Server Access is based on technology the …
  • Local experience seen as a must for CXO positions 02 Apr 2019 05:15 NEW DELHI: Companies operating in the country increasingly prefer candidates with considerable local experience for CXO and senior-level positions, and while foreign candidates or returning Indian expats are still preferred for certain roles, they no …
  • Managing AI and ML in the Enterprise 01 Apr 2019 10:24 Managing AI and ML in the Enterprise 4:44 / March 31, 2019 The AI and ML deployments are well underway, but for CXOs the biggest issue will be managing these initiatives, figuring out where the data science team fits in and figuring out what algorithms …
  • Managing AI and ML in the enterprise 2019: Tech leaders expect more difficulty than previous IT projects 27 Mar 2019 07:04 Download Now Start free trial Not a Tech Pro Research member? Sign up for a Free Trial and get access to this content and more for one week. Originally Published: Mar 2019 Emerging technologies such as Artificial Intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) …
  • Kubernetes 1.14 release adds support for Windows containers in production 26 Mar 2019 13:48 Red Hat Inc. today announced the latest release of Kubernetes, adding support for containers running on Windows nodes. Kubernetes 1.14 therefore elevates Microsoft Corp.’s operating system to a first-class citizen in container environments, which are used …
  • WebAble co-founder to speak at Seoul Global Digital Marketing S.E.T 25 Mar 2019 10:22 The impact of artificial intelligence on our daily lives is yet to be fully realized. Leading the movement with proprietary natural language processing technology, WebAble's SAAS platform, ChatLeads will be represented in the global stage in Seoul on …
  • Digital economy will represent over half of Latin America's GDP by 2022 22 Mar 2019 20:46 2019 will see a return to investment in innovation in the region by Latin American organizations, with the digital economy representing more than 50 percent of the region's GDP in the next three years. According to research by analyst house IDC,  …
  • Global security spending to top $103 billion in 2019, says IDC 20 Mar 2019 14:07 special feature Cyberwar and the Future of Cybersecurity Today's security threats have expanded in scope and seriousness. There can now be millions -- or even billions -- of dollars at risk when information security isn't handled properly. Read …
  • Hybrid Cloud and Serverless Case Studies | @KubeSUMMIT @Platform9Sys #Serverless #Containers #DevOps #Docker #Kubernetes 19 Mar 2019 09:15 Serverless Applications You Can Implement Today: 3 Key Use Cases and Design Patterns Register for the session Here Serverless applications increase developer productivity and time to market, by freeing engineers from spending time on infrastructure …
  • Digital transformation means survival for CxOs 13 Mar 2019 05:14 Digital transformation is largely being driven by CxOs because “they see it as survival,” according to Cisco APJC president Miyuki Suzuki. Speaking at the recent Cisco Live 2019 conference in Melbourne, Suzuki said the large consulting firms are pushing …
  • Arming CXOs with data: 25-year old's budgeting tool project goes global 07 Mar 2019 20:02 From offering increased efficiency and cutting down on research time when catering to clients for a data-based budgeting tool, Harshil Shah's summer internship projects have already been adopted by his parent company, consulting firm GEP Worldwide, and …
  • Internal vs external CXOS: How companies are hiring 12 Feb 2019 08:38 ET Bureau| Feb 12, 2019, 07.50 AM IST Also Read Indian Americans charged with murder-for-hire IL&FS hires Grant Thornton to review books Chanda Kochhar hires lawyer to launch defence H&M hires the Cambridge Analytica Whistleblower Commenting …
  • New year begins on a bright note for CXOs as demand spikes 25-30% 27 Jan 2019 16:25 As the spectre of unemployment looms large before the government ahead of the general elections, the new year has begun on a bright note for C-level executives, with demand for CXOs, who command remuneration of ₹1-1.5 crore, spiking 25-30 per cent in the …
  • Marketing efficiencies top of mind for CXOs in 2019 16 Nov 2018 14:13 Adults in the U.S. now spend more than six hours per day listening to, watching, reading or interacting with digital media which has huge implications for how brands market to their customers. Now a new white paper details challenges for brands. Jersey …
  • Seeking breathing room, CXOs say no to jobs in toxic NCR 03 Nov 2018 07:56 Increasingly toxic air quality in and around Delhi is forcing some senior corporate executives to decline job offers in the national capital region, according to executive search companies. Korn Ferry, EMA Partners, Hunt Partners, Transearch and Global …
  • Seeking breathing room, CXOs say no to jobs in toxic NCR 03 Nov 2018 02:08 Increasingly toxic air quality in and around Delhi is forcing some senior corporate executives to decline job offers in the national capital region, according to executive search companies. Korn Ferry, EMA Partners, Hunt Partners, Transearch and Global …
  • CXOs now quit startups to join large corporates 07 Sep 2018 05:40 MUMBAI: In a reversal of trend, top executives of ecommerce firms are increasingly joining traditional business houses, even as big corporates take a startup approach and bet big on data, technology and artificial intelligence to drive growth. In the last …
  • MarketsandMarkets Announces Addition of New CXOs and Leaders... 14 Aug 2018 17:39 MarketsandMarkets, the world’s largest revenue impact research and advisory firm focused on high-growth niche markets, today announced the appointments of new CXOs and leaders to its global management team. CHICAGO and PUNE, India (PRWEB) August 14, 2018 …
  • Digital transformation: A guide for CXOs 09 May 2018 17:24 Originally Published: May 2018 IT and business leaders are increasingly under pressure to find ways to apply digital practices to business processes and operations. However, many analysts point to a large divide between the goal of digital transformation …
  • Startups find it difficult to hire CXOs 03 May 2018 13:43 NEW DELHI: Recruitment at CXO levels and raising funds continue to be the main challenges for startups. This is due to the decrease in hype around startups and difficulty in convincing experienced professionals to quit their job and join a startup. …
  • How much should CXOs trust vendors when purchasing new solutions? 12 Apr 2018 17:47 Video: Working with third-party vendors? Five best IT practices to protect your firm Technology buyers tend to use multiple resources when researching products, because none are perfectly adequate or trustworthy. The results are showcased in a report from …
  • It ain’t Artificial Intelligence: In demand, tech CXOs write own cheques 10 Apr 2018 02:55 NEW DELHI: Barun Gorain joined Hindustan Zinc Ltd as chief technology and innovation officer two months ago, moving from Barrick Gold in Canada, one of the many CXO-level hires that Indian companies have been making in the buzzing areas of artificial …
  • Insight for CXOs: Put your cloud users on a diet 02 Apr 2018 22:19 Executives labour under the misconception that they can easily switch cloud service providers, and so don’t look before they first make their ‘cloud’ leap. I spent over a decade working for Michael Connors, chairman and CEO of Information Services Group ( …
  • Companies offload real estate as CXOs opt for fatter salaries 20 Mar 2018 21:10 MUMBAI: For top executives of Indian and multinational companies, the posh accommodation that companies used to provide as a perquisite to attract talent is no longer such a compelling proposition. Many executives who aren’t too keen on this option prefer …
  • Most CXOs’ goals skip gender diversity 28 Dec 2017 00:06 Mumbai: The view that equal gender representation in all businesses is key to a country's GDP growth has been endorsed by several global leaders in the past, and most recently by John Chambers of IT giant Cisco, who echoed these views during his visit …
  • How CXOs are charting an IoT road map 19 Dec 2017 19:45 The Internet of Things (IoT) is both a disruptive and transformative technology concept, with an estimated 8.4 billion devices getting connected by end-2017, according to research firm Gartner Inc. McKinsey Global Institute pegs IoT’s potential economic …
  • How CXOs are learning to tackle the challenges of multiple clouds 23 Nov 2017 19:43 Five years ago, when messaging and voice communication services provider Solutions Infini Inc. moved its entire information technology (IT) infrastructure to the cloud, the company’s executives believed they would save on operational costs. Chief …
  • Delhi pollution: Spooked CXOs refuse job offers, postpone trips 15 Nov 2017 19:02 NEW DELHI: A fortnight ago, search firm BTI Consultants approached a top Bengaluru-based pharmaceutical industry executive with a job offer that included a better position, 40% increase in pay and other perks. He refused the offer. Taking up the job would …
  • CxOs: thinking S/4 HANA migration? Think first about assessing risk 14 Sep 2017 10:46
  • How CXOs drive digital transformation 31 Aug 2017 18:47 Technology-led business disruption, today, is not an exception but a rule. Transformative technologies such as artificial intelligence (AI) tools, blockchain, virtual reality (VR), augmented reality (AR), and 3D printing, increased hyper-connectivity …
  • CXOs honored by Utah Business; GOED confirms new board chair; WTC Utah trade mission registration 27 Jun 2017 02:19 CXOs honored by Utah Business Magazine Utah Business Magazine celebrated its 2017 CXO of the Year honorees Thursday, and a number of them helm Utah County businesses. The honoree list is as follows: Sue Armstrong, executive vice president/chief …
  • Three things CXOs should do to combat sexual harassment 21 Apr 2017 16:39 One of this week's leading headlines was the ouster of Bill O'Reilly from Fox News following numerous claims of sexual harassment from women who worked at the network. After the news broke, Lisa Bloom, an attorney representing some of the women …
  • IBM Study: CxOs Set Their Sights Back on Traditional Targets 19 Apr 2017 13:31 ARMONK, N.Y. - 19 Apr 2017: Despite traditional industry boundaries blurring in the face of digital disruption, CxOs are now saying that future competition is more likely to come from within their own industry, according to new findings from IBM (NYSE: IBM …
  • ET GBS 2017: Some CXOs, legal eagles see gain in GST, others feel the pain 28 Mar 2017 19:27 Service providers, young entrepreneurs and legal experts at the Global Business Summit voiced concerns and expressed hope with regard to the impending indirect tax regime as the parliament discussed the goods and services tax (GST) bills. Analysing the GST …
  • Singapore CxOs mean business on going digital; it’s not ‘shadow IT’, it’s just business. 28 Mar 2017 19:05 Singapore, March 28, 2017 - Fujitsu has commissioned new research that has found that "line of business" (LOB) leaders in Singapore expect digital technologies to change what they do in future and they placed high priority on technology-related …
  • 20 backpacks CXOs can actually get away with 17 Mar 2017 11:25 This bag is TSA checkpoint-friendly, which means you don't have to take your laptop out of your bag to put it through the scanner. Most backpacks that have this feature are nylon, but this classic leather is a step up. Spring, $799
  • Six ways CXOs can get their DR plan up to speed 10 Mar 2017 22:06 Recent events like Russia's US 2016 election interference and new disclosures about the release of CIA documents should impress upon CEOs, CIOs, and other high-level corporate decision makers the need to revisit and potentially retune their disaster …
  • 16 questions CXOs should ask before starting an IoT project 03 Feb 2017 09:01 Image: iStock/AndreyPopov In a 2015 global survey conducted by IT services and consulting firm Tata Associates, 79 percent of 3,764 executives responded that they had Internet of Things (IoT) initiatives in place, and 64 percent of those who didn't …
  • How CXOs should plan their approach to IoT 27 Jan 2017 22:14 Just as it was with virtualization and cloud computing, moving into an Internet of Things (IoT) project can unleash a barrage of questions aimed at C-level executives from their board members. These questions usually center around what the company is doing …