Digital Transformation

Rolls-Royce extends partnership with TCS for IoT-enabled digital transformation

BANGALORE, INDIA: Tata Consultancy Services and Rolls Royce have announced the expansion of their partnership to exploit future data innovation opportunities. The partnership will help Rolls-Royce accelerate its ‘Digital First’ vision, deliver further value to customers, improve existing services, accelerate

Intelligent automation: Expect better service quality at lower price

BANGALORE, INDIA: Intelligent automation will transform managed workplace services(MWS) over the next few years, increasing service quality at a lower price, according to Gartner. Gartner defines intelligent automation services as the umbrella term for a variety of strategies, skills, tools and

SAP opens Leonardo Center in Bangalore to help in customers’ digital innovation journey

BANGALORE, INDIA: SAP opened APJ’s first SAP Leonardo Center in Bangalore today. SAP Leonardo Centers are a global network of connected, physical locations that are the go-to places for digital inspiration and co-innovation, while also being the delivery mechanism of

Google commits $1B to train workers for hi-tech jobs

By : CIOL Writers

Google CEO Sundar Pichai has pledged $1 billion in new initiatives aimed at training American workers and helping build business. At an event in Pittsburgh, Pichai said Google will spend the money over the next five years to fund grants to

Akshaya Patra banks on digitization to run its mid-day meal prog more cost-effectively

BANGALORE, INDIA: Akshaya Patra Foundation, the nonprofit organization which is working towards bringing more children to school and serving them with wholesome food now looks to digitize its operations to run in more efficient and cost-effective manner. Akshaya Patra Foundation implements the Mid-Day

7 Ways Banks can Leverage Fintech

By : CIOL Bureau

It came as an unexpected blow but a blow it surely was. Out of nowhere, technology start-ups, species of an unknown fintech world and even pure-play technology companies, arrived in the comfort zones of conventional banks and changed the customer’s

Artificial Intelligence: The Future of Cyber Security

By : CIOL Bureau

By Dr. Yogesh Kumar Bhatt, VP-IT Education and Training, Manipal Global Education Throughout the history of computers and cyber-attacks, security has been a lifelong war between cybersecurity experts and hackers.  When security experts plugged holes and thought of better ways

Blockchain Use Cases in Banking and Finance

By : CIOL Bureau

From ICICI bank to Nasdaq, many legacy and digital entities in the banking and financial world are now embracing Blockchains, albeit, on an experimental pace. The technology can bring a lot of changes when applied, especially to existing ways and

Blockchain for Banks: Benefits and Implications

By : Pratima Harigunani

It was a momentous year–the Year 2008, not only due to that unprecedented financial quake that left the banking industry reeling under, but also for something that Satoshi Nakamoto was fiddling with. This new and raw concept of a crypto-currency

How SBI’s Transforming Rural Banking with Digital

By : CIOL Bureau

Mrutyunjay Mahapatra, the Deputy Managing Director & Chief Information Officer, of the country’s largest public sector bank, SBI, has a vision to leverage technologies that enable transformational changes into the traditional banking model and enhance rural banking. In the past,

The age of automation is upon us. But are we ready to accept it?

Anil Kumar “May we live in interesting times,” goes a Chinese proverb… There is significant amount of excitement, as well as anxiety about the rapidly evolving business models. Having become the game changer in the industry today, automation is being

Digital Transformation Roadmap to 2022: Highlights from HPE C4IO Conclave

By : CIOL Bureau

Report by Prabhu Ram, CyberMedia Research The 9th edition of the HPE C4IO Conclave with theme of Convene, Communicate, Collaborate, Conquer, was held at Amritsar from 8-10 September, 2017. CMR was HPE’s Knowledge Partner for the same. The C4IO Conclave

Industry 4.0 is knocking at your door: Is your ERP system ready?

Anish Kanaran Disruptive technologies are shaping the future of manufacturing. In today’s fast moving global markets, manufacturers need to respond quickly to changing demands and maximize new market opportunities. The new and converging technologies will drive changes in how we

Enabling Digital Customer Experience at Maruti

By : Anil Chopra

In 2015, India’s largest automaker, Maruti Suzuki, decided to re-define their customer experience and launched the NEXA premium dealership. It was developed to attract high-end customers and change the customers’ mindset about Maruti Suzuki being an automaker only for the

Infosys acquiring digital innovation and CX studio, Brilliant Basics

LONDON, UK: Infosys announced a definitive agreement to acquire Brilliant Basics, a London-based product design and customer experience (CX) innovator known for its design thinking-led approach and experience in executing global programs. With Infosys Digital Studios spanning the globe –

TCS iON launching GST Shiksha hub for MSMEs

MUMBAI, INDIA: TCS iON has partnered with Laghu Udyog Bharati, an association of small and micro industrial units to launch GST related content that can help Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) to be current in their understanding of GST.

What Next in Digital Transformation?

By : Anil Chopra

Most enterprises today are serious about leveraging digital technologies to transform their business, be it for revenue growth, cost optimization, improved customer outreach/experience, or higher efficiencies. IT plays a pivotal role in this journey, for which enterprises have either appointed

When Enterprises meet Aliens – ET is DT

UDAIPUR, INDIA: It’s a different DNA altogether and the species looks so light years ahead that

When is it ok to fail?

Sholom Weglein With a history going back to 2008, DevOps has been around for a while.

What if Doctors ran alongside super-fast Athletes? Barefeet.

By : Pratima Harigunani

Pratima H VIENNA, AUSTRIA: Speed is into a spotlight – again. If some numbers are hinting