Digital Transformation

Maharashtra Govt chose Fortinet to deliver the wireless solution for MumbaiWiFi

MUMBAI, INDIA: Earlier this year, just before the BMC polls, the Government of Maharashtra launched the first phase of its ambitious MumbaiWiFi project to cover all major areas in the city with public WiFi hotspots. Besides, ensuring all government services

Tour de France: Deeper race insights on the cards for cycling fans this year with machine learning, analytics

FRANCE: Dimension Data, the official technology partner of the world’s most popular cycling race, Tour de France said that they will be using machine learning technologies at this year’s Tour de France to give cycling fans across the globe an

Genpact aims to drive digital transformation in enterprises with new AI-based platform, ‘Cora’

USA: Genpact unveiled Genpact Cora – an artificial intelligence (AI)-based platform to accelerates digital transformation for enterprises. Genpact Cora is a modular, interconnected mesh of flexible digital technologies that hones in on specific operational business challenges and tackles them from

Andhra University goes digital on TCS iON platform

INDIA: Andhra University School of Distance Education (AUSDE) will leverage the TCS iON Platform to transform itself into a digital university. INDIA Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) today announced a definitive agreement with Andhra University to help transform the Andhra University

LogMeIn eyes CRM market with new intelligent customer engagement platform Bold360

BANGALORE, INDIA: LogMeIn today introduced Bold360, an intelligent customer engagement platform that provides a modern, flexible way for companies to interact with customers and get a real-time 360-degree view of all touchpoints and contextual data in a single solution. Legacy

Dell Technologies rolls out flexible consumption models for IT

BANGALORE, INDIA: Organizations are looking for new ways to procure their technology and solutions to reduce large up-front capital investment costs in a rapidly-changing technology landscape. Whether implementing a hyper-converged infrastructure solution for the first time, planning a PC refresh

Infosys enters strategic alliance with HP to accelerate digital transformation in the retail industry

USA: Infosys and HP launched joint Retail Point of Sale (RPOS) and Enterprise Device as a Service (DaaS) solutions to help businesses accelerate digital transformation as part of the HP Global System Integrator (GSI) Alliance Program. Adopting new technologies is

Allied Irish Bank Goes Digital, Crosses 700,000 User Base on Mobile

By : CIOL Bureau

With declining use of traditional banking channels like branch banking, AIB embraces mobile and achieves a rapid turnaround. AIB or Allied Irish Banks is a leading commercial bank in Ireland, which offers a full range of personal, business, as well

SAP India opens GST solution centers in 13 cities to make MSMEs GST-ready

With the implementation deadline of July 1 for GST Law fast approaching, SAP today launched 30 ‘GST Solution Centers’ in 13 cities across India to fast-track GST readiness for MSMEs. SAP has embarked on setting up these GST Solution Centers with

THE DIGITAL MINDSET PART II

Jayesh Ghatge, Market Principal, ThoughtWorks Responding to the rapid change in the marketplace, as Part I in this series referred to, requires organisations to perform a self-reflective deep dive. Organizations need to critically and courageously examine existing brand value, range

An Airport in Your Pocket

By : CIOL Bureau

Kempegowda International Airport, Bengaluru or the BLR Airport is one of India’s fastest growing airports, operating about 500 flights a day and handling over 22 million passengers a year. The third busiest airport of India was finding it challenging to

How to Become a Lean Entrepreneurial Enterprise

By : CIOL Bureau

Today’s hyper-creative marketplace is insistent and uncompromising. Organizations must have an institutional capability for repeated original innovation and the ability to adapt to rapidly changing opportunities. This is a challenge with no easy answers, but it is a journey well

How Sathyam Cinemas is Clocking Big Business on their New Digital Ticketing Platform

By : CIOL Bureau

SPI Cinemas, more popularly called Sathyam Cinemas, is the largest multiplex chain in Tamil Nadu and a leading player in the entertainment industry. They serve about a million customers a day. The group currently operates about 35 screens, and is

Oracle adds AI and other advanced capabilities to its Customer Experience(CX) cloud suite

BANGALORE, INDIA: Oracle has come up with a series of new innovations within the Oracle Customer Experience (CX) Cloud Suite. Digital technologies have fundamentally changed how customers interact with brands. With the latest enhancements to the Oracle CX Cloud Suite,

THE DIGITAL MINDSET-PART I

Jayesh Ghatge, Market Principal, ThoughtWorks We are living in truly transformative times as consumer technology grows faster, as evidenced by India’s central government’s expectations to nearly double the number of existing Internet users to 730 million by 2020, due to

IT is the top business priority of CEOs; 42pc embarked on digital transformation journey

BANGALORE, INDIA: An unsettled global political environment has not shifted CEOs’ focus on profits and growth in 2017. While growth is the No. 1 business priority for 58 percent of CEOs, according to a recent survey of 388 CEOs by

All HTC needs now is an aggressive digital push for its supremium phone, U Ultra

Faisal Kawoosa Of late, I have been exploring some of the HTC devices, including HTC U Ultra. The Supremium phone is worth considering, if one has more than Rs 50,000 budget to buy an Android smartphone. There are some really

What Every Business Should Know About Chatbots

By : Anil Chopra

The latest technology to catch the fancy of a lot of businesses are chatbots—self-learning computer programs designed to have intelligent conversations with humans over the Internet. Several announcements were made recently by leading Indian banks and insurance companies about deploying

Digital experience counts and India needs Digital Business leaders to address that

Digital experiences can make or break a brand in today’s era and a strong digital infrastructure is imperative for any brand to remain relevant for its audience. The India Digital Experience Report by SAP inds a significant digital gap exists between the

HR technologies going to look more like ‘productivity tools’ in future and less like ‘HR tools’

The world of HR technology has radically changed in the last few years. Today we are shifting to a new architecture called, Digital HR: the use of intelligent platforms for core and digital apps and AI for employees. Josh Bersin, Principal, Bersin by Deloitte,