Posts From Sidharth Shekhar

Roundtable for IT leader on riding the Digital Juggernaut

By : Sidharth Shekhar

Speaking at the 13th Annual CIOL C-Change award roundtable Jayesh Ghatge, Market Partner, ThoughtWorks India, highlighted the five pillars for digital growth: Economy, Social, Tech, Institutions and Environment.    Tech mega trends 3D printing is going to be big and

Key ingredients for a successful digital transformation

By : Sidharth Shekhar

In the year 1900 Lord Kelvin said that there is nothing new to be discovered in physics now, All that remains is more and more precise measurement. Later Max Plank and Albert Einstein shaped the 21st century and redefined physics.

What Organizations Should Do to Thrive in the Digital Economy

CIOL’s annual CIO leadership forum kicked off in Hyderabad with inspiring sessions by industry leaders, innovation gurus, and entrepreneurs, each giving a different perspective on how organizations should go digital. Here’s a summary of insights gained. By Anil Chopra C-Change

Thriving in the New Digitally Competitive Age

By : Sidharth Shekhar

The velocity of technology has changed rapidly. The world is more volatile, complex and ambiguous thanks to technology. It is unlocking a number of opportunities for companies and digital transformation is the key to success. Delivering his keynote presentation at

Liquid air to revolutionise the way energy is stored in India

NEW DELHI, INDIA: Scientists at the University of Birmingham have launched a new cryogenic energy storage facility, using liquid air to store and provide power in a way that could transform India’s future energy needs. The British Secretary of State

MSME DEFEXPO 2015 held in Bangalore

NEW DELHI, INDIA: National Small Industries Corporation, Government of India (NSIC Ltd) organized its 4th edition of the (micro, small and medium enterprises) MSME DEFEXPO 2015, to create a vibrant defence-industrial base with the private industry as its focal point. The event was

ICC and OPPO announce global partnership

NEW DELHI, INDIA:  OPPO mobile has announced its official global partnership worldwide with International Cricket Council (ICC) for the mobile phone category. The partnership will run for 4 years, from the start of 2016 to the end of 2019. Commenting

TCS and Vanderbilt University partner for healthcare and life sciences

NEW DELHI, INDIA: Tata Consultancy Services has announced a new partnership with Vanderbilt University Medical Center (VUMC) to drive innovation in the healthcare and life sciences fields. TCS and VUMC will drive specific research in areas including; genomics, metagenomics, systems

Smart home market to grow 30 percent YOY: Schneider Electric

NEW DELHI, INDIA: Schneider Electric today released Smart Homes Solutions survey, conducted on its behalf by AZ Research Partners, Bengaluru. The major outcome from the survey was that the smart home market is expected to grow at a rate of

Canon unveils imagePRESS C10000VP and Oce PlotWave 500

NEW DELHI, INDIA: Canon has expanded its professional printing portfolio with the launch of imagePRESS C10000VP and Oce PlotWave 500 at PAMEX 2015. The imagePRESS C10000VP comes with 2400 x 2440 dpi resolution, a choice of new front end controllers based on EFI Fiery FS200

Oman Housing Bank to enhance operational efficiency with TCS BaNCS

NEW DELHI, INDIA: Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) has announced that Oman Housing Bank (OHB) has selected TCS BaNCS Universal Banking to help deliver an enhanced end-customer experience in its endeavor to become a leading housing finance bank in the region.

Tally Education partners with APSSDC

NEW DELHI, INDIA: Tally Education (TEPL) has joined hands with Andhra Pradesh State Skill Development Corporation (APSSDC) to launch a skill training program on computerized accounting through Tally ERP 9. The joint initiative will deliver instructor-led training through a unique

SanDisk and Supermicro form strategic alliance to develop all-flash storage solutions

NEW DELHI, INDIA: SanDisk Corporation and Supermicro have announced a strategic alliance to bring out the next-generation software defined all-flash storage solutions for the data center. At the core of this collaboration are SanDisk’s InfiniFlash System—a high-capacity and extreme-performance flash-based

WidasConcepts Partners with Hortonworks to Address Big Data Opportunities

NEW DELHI, INDIA: WidasConcepts, which offers Big Data and IoT solutions, has attained the silver-status as a certified partner in the “Systems Integrator Partner Program” of Hortonworks – a leader in Open Enterprise Hadoop. HDP is a leader world-wide, as

RedMango Analytics mobile app Experience.Me launched

NEW DELHI, INDIA: RedMango Analytics, a digital startup platform that connects mobile users with telecom service providers, has launched its mobile app Experience.Me and its consumer portal mobileindia.me. It allows mobile users to measure the quality of service provided to them

MediaTek Labs Announces LinkIt Smart 7688 for connected world

NEW DELHI, INDIA: MediaTek Labs has launched MediaTek LinkIt Smart 7688 development platform, the latest addition to the LinkIt portfolio of development platforms. This new platform offers a variety of programming options and enables rapid development of advanced Wi-Fi based

Flipkart acquires strategic minority stake in MapmyIndia

NEW DELHI, INDIA: Flipkart has acquired a strategic minority stake in MapmyIndia, a digital map data, GPS navigation, tracking, location-based apps and GIS solutions. Flipkart’s strategy to transform supply chain through technology is bolstered by this business partnership to license map

FoodSwitch app to help improve food choices launched in India

NEW DELHI, INDIA: The Sydney-based George Institute for Global Health has launched an innovative nutrition application – FoodSwitch in India. The mobile application, which was funded in part through an Australia-India Council grant, allows consumers to scan the barcode of a packaged food item

Symantec opens Singapore security center with US$50 Million Investment

NEW DELHI, INDIA: Symantec has dedicated a portion of its $50 million investment in beefing up its online security services for the opening of its newest security operations center (SOC) in Singapore. The investment will enable the company to expand

UrbanClap to offer free pest control services in flood affected Chennai

NEW DELHI, INDIA: Following the severe rainfall that flooded the city recently, UrbanClap- a marketplace for services- is taking the initiative to organize a pest control camp at three locations within the city, today. The activity is scheduled to start