The Mystery of ERP Failures

Pratima H INDIA: When Avon pulls the plug on a multi-million dollar ERP project, when Pennsylvania

Intel takes a quantum leap

MUMBAI, INDIA: In what can be termed as a move that will position one of the world’s largest processor manufacturers in the niche league, Intel has announced investments to the tune of $50 million in quantum computing. Intel said that

AWS strengthens software-defined video offering with Elemental acquisition

SEATTLE: Amazon Web Services (AWS), an Amazon company, has reached an agreement to acquire Elemental Technologies, a provider of software-defined video solutions for multi-screen content delivery. The acquisition brings together Elemental’s video solutions with the AWS cloud platform, and the

Printing market dying? Well, not yet!

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In recent years with the boom of new advanced technologies, we assumed printing technology has taken a setback which does not hold true. Although, the requirements and the ways to use the conventional technology has changed, printing still is remains

3 ways artificial intelligence can improve efficiency

TOKYO: Hitachi has developed artificial intelligence (AI) technology which provides appropriate work orders. The intelligence is gathered based on an understanding of demand fluctuation and on-site kaizen activity derived from big data accumulated daily in corporate business systems. Following are

Nokia demos 5G readiness; launches security solutions to protect SS7 protocol

NEW DELHI, INDIA: Nokia Networks has unveiled a programmable 5G architecture that overcomes the rigidity of legacy networks. The architecture automatically adapts radio access and core network resources to meet the needs of different services, traffic variations over time and

Maharashtra penning a start-up policy

MUMBAI, INDIA: In a bid to attract incubation units in the state, the Maharashtra government is planning to pen a start-up policy. The policy is also aimed at boosting the entrepreneurship and innovation in the manufacturing and It-ITeS segments. The

Padmasree Warrior in race for Twitter CEO post

MUMBAI, INDIA: Will Padmasree Warrior, former CTO, Cisco Systems, be the new CEO at Twitter? Well, if the grapevine is to be believed Warrior is pegged to be one of the most likely among the candidates to be chosen for

Data Haystacks, Insight Needle and the Magnet of Visualization

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BANGALORE, INDIA: 100MB of data, need for a single version of truth and sharp forecasting needs. Sandip Saha, Director Market Intelligence, Bridgei2i shares some hands-on nuggets on how apt visualization can completely redefine analytics and the way it is distilled,

India rooting for its own root server

MUMBAI, INDIA: India home to 52 million Internet users as of June 30, 2015, is now rooting for its own root server. Presently, there are only 13 such servers of which 10 are in the US, two in Europe and

Olympics, Manchester United set digital transformation goal

MUMBAI, INDIA: Two of the world’s most loved games, the Olympics and soccer have undertaken a digital transformation journey. After all, the sporting community is all about communicating with fans! Canopy – the Atos cloud – provides secure cloud IT

Things that could still turn the tide for the Indian telecom operators..

Faisal Kawoosa It was a real pleasure listening to Hans Vestberg, President and CEO of Ericsson recently at the Ericsson Connect 2015 at New Delhi along with the other distinguished speakers during the course of the event. And of course,

Sanjiv Kumar Mittal is the new Joint Secretary, e-governance, DEITY

NEW DELHI, INDIA: The government of India has appointed Sanjiv Kumar Mittal, as joint secretary, e-governance, in the department of electronics and information technology (DEITY). The 1987 batch UP cadre Indian Administrative Service (IAS) officer replaces Rajendra Kumar, a 1992

Wipro CISO attacks end-point security

INDIA: Wipro Ltd. has deployed the Security Connected framework of Intel Security to enhance endpoint protection for its global enterprise network. This deployment, as an announcement tells, will help Wipro achieve its mission of a “Near-Zero Malware” IT environment within

ISO 27001 compliance does not guarantee enterprise security

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Sonal Desai MUMBAI, INDIA: Changing business paradigms are forcing the CIOs and CISOs to rethink security strategies. Not only are enterprises embracing digital, but the dynamics of the IT organizations have also changed. With these changing dynamics, startling facts (which were

Digitization in government driving India biometrics market

MUMBAI, INDIA: The biometrics market in India is projected to grow at a CAGR of over 35 percent during 2015 – 2020. Growing need for data security coupled with extensive use of biometrics technology in government digitization projects will be

Wipro’s vision for next-gen workplace

BANGALORE, INDIA: Wipro’s end-user computing vision is to deliver a simple, agile and digital workplace solution to enterprises. It will collaborate with its ecosystem of partners to accomplish the vision, and build solutions based on the standard reference architectures, along

Gandhi’s Khadi gets a cloud spin

NEW DELHI, INDIA: Delhi-based Sarvoday Ashram, which makes handspun and handwoven fabrics that support environment, inclusive growth and sustainable development, has taken its Ekmatra brand online. Founded in 1952, Sarvoday Ashram has followed the the Gandhian philosophy of simplicity, and

3 ways to protect your PCs from Ashley Madison spam mails

MUMBAI, INDIA: Scammers have moved quickly to take advantage of the Ashley Madison data breach and Symantec telemetry shows a spike in spam email campaigns mentioning the infidelity website. Here are three ways you can protect your PCs: Be wary

NTT is expanding cloud-based ERP

TOKYO: NTT Communications, the ICT solutions and international communications business within the NTT Group, is expanding Microsoft Dynamics AX on Enterprise Cloud—the cloud-based enterprise resource planning (ERP) solution. The new features will be available by October 1 and include additional