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Emerging market players more open to embrace AI, finds study

INDIA: The automotive and technology industries are at the forefront in applying artificial intelligence, found a recent study done by Boston Consulting Group (BCG). One company in five has already integrated AI in their business in those sectors. At the

Leverage smart apps to empower your business

Virender Jeet Customer experience is the new competitive battlefield, compelling corporate leaders to face incessant pressure from various sources. In order to combat the pressure and to be a step ahead of customer expectations, most corporate leaders are bidding adieu

India remains the top destination for tech investors in Southeast Asia

INDIA: Southeast Asia and India continue to capture heightened attention from investors in 2018 looking to capitalize on budding technology (tech) opportunities and emerging market plays outside of China. Independent M&A intelligence service, Kroll estimated 170 tech transactions by private

Airtel, RJio bringing Apple Watch Series 3 cellular to India in May

INDIA: iPhone users in India can now use the new cellular Apple watch to stay connected seamlessly without worrying about taking their mobiles with them all the time. Bharti Airtel and Reliance Jio have announced partnerships with Apple for the India

TCS becomes the first Indian IT co to hit $100bn market cap

BANGALORE, INDIA: The largest Indian IT services company Tata Consultancy Services(TCS) today created history by becoming the first Indian IT company to touch the $100 billion(6,63T approx.) market cap, after the stock hit a new high today in intra-day trade

Riverbed powers Bajaj Electricals’ consumer-centric digital transformation

BANGALORE, INDIA: Indian consumer electrical equipment manufacturing company, Bajaj Electricals is using the Riverbed Digital Performance Platform to power its consumer-centric digital transformation. This strategy is aimed at driving deeper engagement and transparency with Bajaj Electricals’ customers and distributors, overcoming

L&T Infotech deploys SAP S/4HANA business suite

MUMBAI, INDIA: Larsen & Toubro Infotech (LTI) has recently deployed SAP S/4HANA Business suite to support its digital transformation initiatives. LTI is also a global partner of SAP and together, the two companies are supporting digital journeys of their mutual

StanChart partners Zoho to enhance corporate banking experience

CHENNAI, INDIA: Standard Chartered Bank today announced its alliance with Zoho to offer innovative solutions enhancing the corporate banking experience for its customers in India. Standard Chartered Bank business account holders can now pay their suppliers—whether it’s cross-border payments or

Digital deals help TCS report a strong Q4; net profit jumps to 6,904cr

MUMBAI, INDIA: The largest IT services company of India, Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) on Thursday beat analyst expectations by reporting a 5.7 percent jump in the consolidated profit at Rs 6,904 crore for the quarter ended March 2018. The company

Alexa users can now voice search air travel options on Cleartrip

BANGALORE, INDIA: Online travel booking platform Cleartrip has launched its own Alexa skill for the Amazon Echo platform. The integration enables Amazon Echo users to quickly search for flights using simple voice instructions. It also makes travel discovery a more

Fortinet unveils unified NOC-SOC solution

BANGALORE, INDIA: Fortinet has announced a purpose-built NOC-SOC solution that bridges workflows, analysis and automated response across operational and security processes. NOC-SOC approach to management enables enhanced security operations visibility with a new graphical Security Fabric topology view and extensions

Hortonworks now gives enterprises a comprehensive view of their data across data lakes

BANGALORE, INDIA: Data management solutions provider, Hortonworks has announced Hortonworks Data Steward Studio (DSS), a new service that gives enterprises consistent security and governance for data assets across big data repositories. With DSS, businesses will be more able to identify

CIO Klub launches Kolkata and Hyderabad chapters

CIO Klub, the non-profit and largest Association of Chief Information Officers in India launched its Kolktata and Hyderabad chapters this month. With these two chapters, CIO Klub has now gained presence across 8 cities including Mumbai, Delhi NCR, Bangalore, Pune,

Skillsoft unveils leadership development prog for the digital age

UMBAI, INDIA: To provide leadership learning at all levels, Skillsoft has announced the availability of its new Skillsoft Leadership Development Program. The Program features scenario-based course content covering 20 of today’s most critical leadership competencies. Skillsoft plans to support an additional

Pinaki Kar appointed President-Technology Solutions, Quess Corp

BANGALORE, INDIA: The integrated business services provider, Quess Corp has appointed Pinaki Kar, President- Technology Solutions. As part of the leadership team at Quess Corp, Pinaki will spearhead IT services, IT Staffing business, Customer Life Cycle management and Business Process Management

Infosys Q4 profit slips to Rs 3,690cr; puts up Skava, Panaya on sale

BANGALORE, INDIA: Infosys’ Q4 net profit fell 28.1 percent sequentially to Rs 3,690 crore, from Rs 5,130 crore in Q3. Revenue grew 1.6 percent QoQ to 18,083 crore, mostly in line with the street expectations. The company reported revenues from

How does India measure up against GDPR?

Gaurav Kapoor The EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), which comes into force on May 25, represents a seismic shift in the way enterprises gather, store, and process personal data. Under the regulation, all entities in the EU, as well

Oracle extends CX Cloud with loyalty platform

USA: To help organizations build and retain loyal customers, Oracle has extended the Oracle Customer Experience (CX) Cloud Suite with the introduction of scalable loyalty platform in the cloud. Oracle Loyalty empowers customer experience professionals to engage and delight users

Hashgraph looks to build on Blockchain’s limitation

Mohua Sengupta The most popular questions in the technology world today is most definitely the one on whether Hashgraph is better than Blockchain. The life and credibility of the Blockchain are being questioned and Hashgraph is being predicted as ‘the technology

Analytics in auditing could be a game changer, says study

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BANGALORE, INDIA: Organizations worldwide are undertaking business and digital transformation initiatives, enabling changes that will have far-reaching effects on every enterprise function. Cybersecurity, enterprise risk management, fraud, vendor risk and corporate culture are among numerous areas that dominate 2018 audit