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Financial management for CIOs

By : CIOL Bureau

Just 27% of IT projects succeeds, while 33% becomes challenging and 23% get cancelled before seeing the light of the day.

CIOs could be future CEOs

By : CIOL Bureau

NIIT chief Vijay Thadani, feels that with the right kind of approach and direction, CIOs could become the future CEOs as they are now more involved in the decision making processes of the company.

Queen to knight Gates

By : CIOL Bureau

Gates, by virtue of his being “one of the most important business leaders of his age” will be made a Knight Commander of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire.

IBM slashes 300 systems jobs

By : CIOL Bureau

The number amounts to about 2.3 percent of the company’s 7,000 employees in its computer systems division.

TCS part of $1.65 b UK health project

By : CIOL Bureau

TCS will provide clinical application implementation and data migration during the nine-year contract won by The Fujitsu Alliance.

Singapore firm invests $7.6 m in Accel

By : CIOL Bureau

The joint venture is not just financial in nature, but will also enable Frontline Technologies to sell its IP in India.

Euclid to invest $4.5 m for M&As in India

By : CIOL Bureau

Plans to invest a major portion of the funds raised for its development center in Hyderabad and expand SI implementation partnerships.

Reliance to go pre-paid

By : CIOL Bureau

With more than 6 million customers for its post-paid CDMA-based mobile services, it is all set to launch a pre-paid service soon.

PMC Sierra to outsource design to India

By : CIOL Bureau

Contemplates a dedicated design center in the future; plans to open a technical support center in the country in 2004.

Philips makes foldable screens for downloads

By : CIOL Bureau

The 5-inch display, can be rolled up into a pen-sized holder and can also be used to download web pages, a book or email iff connected to a mobile.

Network Associates posts gain despite flat sales

By : CIOL Bureau

Net income for the fourth quarter was $41.3 million, compared with a net loss of $11.2 million, in the year-ago quarter.

Artificial Intelligence: from labs to software products

By : CIOL Bureau

(AI) has moved out of the lab and into software products that support portals, information retrieval, Web content management (WCM) systems and the like.

CIOs: From tech savvy to biz savvy

By : CIOL Bureau

The CIOs are expected to talk, think and breathe business language. The fast changing roles of these `Change’ agents is being discussed and debated by the top CIOs gathered in Goa.

Microsoft gives security top priority

By : CIOL Bureau

Plans to devote more of its R&D budget for system security and fighting spam, as it is often accused of producing faulty software.

Oracle steals market share from PeopleSoft

By : CIOL Bureau

Oracle has been wooing away PeopleSoft customers and will continue doing so if it is unable to acquire PeopleSoft, said said Charles Phillips, one of Oracle’s presidents.

Bharti dips pre-paid rates to Rs75

By : CIOL Bureau

Dubbed ‘Aise Azadi Aur Kahan’, with this plan the subscriber can top up their pre-paid card with any denomination suiting their budget ranging from Rs75 to Rs160.

Deadlock over liquidation of stocks, post duty cuts

By : CIOL Bureau

Trying to liquidate existing stocks at reduced prices, partners and distributors in Hyderabad are in a deadlock about who will bear the resulting losses.

IP technology empowers Gujarat

By : CIOL Bureau

E-Gram project in Gujarat will empower the panchayats to issue certificates and other documents as well as other service-related information through computer connectivity.

IBM offers ´One Two ka Four´ for xSeries eServers

By : CIOL Bureau

The offer which extends through this January is valid for X205, X225 and X345 models, and the partners who purchase over two machines in a single invoice can avail of cash discounts from Rs1,000 to Rs8,000 per serve. Also plans to offer monthly dicounts in future.

‘MyDoom’ targets SCO website

By : CIOL Bureau

SCO has offered a $250,000 reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of those responsible for the worm attack.