Ensuring Business Continuity in Disruptive Times

By : CIOL Bureau

Every organization is faced with the possibility of disruptions, from planned events such as office relocations and IT maintenance, to unplanned emergencies that strike without a warning such as floods, epidemics or the threat of a pandemic. Even the minutest

Soldiering on in the Corona Crisis – What’s Keeping CIOs Busy

By : Pratima Harigunani

Safety, reassurance, business continuity and new brown-bag sessions – Most CIOs are moving ahead with clarity on what really matters in these tough times – as a quick glance at some CIO dashboards shows. This is neither the time for

Key Capabilities of Cloud Managed Services Providers (MSPs)

By : CIOL Bureau

Rapid digitization is compelling enterprises to modernize their application and infrastructure landscape to drive business agility. As IT services are becoming complex with each passing day, enterprises are finding it challenging to manage their cloud infrastructure. That’s where a cloud

Is your Crisis Communication plan ready for 2020? Here’s a 6-question reality check

By : CIOL Bureau

I’m sure that your company has an effective crisis communication plan in place. But what about the systems used to execute these plans? They are often obsolete and ineffective. Let’s talk about your Internal Communication systems. Can they handle challenges

Everything you need to know about E-invoice

By : CIOL Bureau

Optionally implemented from the 1st of January this year, e-invoicing is a new system wherein tax invoices will be electronically validated before being sent to the buyer. The issue of e-invoices is mandatory from 1st April 2020 for taxpayers whose

Top 5 cybersecurity threats that every user should know

By : CIOL Bureau

Rapidly growing technology is making people much smarter than before- including cybercriminals too. By 2024, the global cybersecurity market is expected to grow from $127 billion in 2017 to $300 billion. With new innovations being made to tackle cybersecurity threats,

Impact of Digital Transformation on Organisations and Customers

By : CIOL Bureau

Despite a wave of retail store closures and numerous reports of a “retail apocalypse,” around the world, the business reality shaping the future of retail, in India, in particulartellsa different story.It has emerged as one of the most dynamic industries

Will Coronavirus make India a tech superpower?

By : Sunil Rajguru

First of all, one hopes that the current Coronavirus scare blows over quickly with minimum casualties. Second of all, the Coronavirus epidemic should never have happened, but now that it has happened, it is a valid hypothesis that its impact

Blockchain in insurance: Decrypting the Bond

By : CIOL Bureau

Blockchain in insurance: Blockchain is a trending technology. While businesses have an overview of how they can benefit from it, the technology is not yet entirely unravelled. This is because of its seemingly complex nature. Usually, Blockchain is associated with

Due Diligence: Common Mistakes and How to Avoid Them

By : CIOL Bureau

Comprehensive due diligence is essential to any PE and VC firm for making the right investment. But, getting a complete and transparent view of financial risks and rewards associated with an investment is not easy. Even the big brands in

Evolutions in Electric Vehicle Technologies

By : CIOL Bureau

Recent high-profile demonstrations by an estimated 1.5 million students in over 100 countries echo growing levels of public concern over climate change. With the transport sector accounting for around 24% of CO2 emissions globally, car manufacturers are rising to the

Making customer service smarter through Conversational AI

By : CIOL Bureau

In today’s connected world, none of us can imagine a day without our smartphones, smartwatches or smart cars. ‘Smart’ technology has become integrated and arguably, an essential part of our lives. To me, it seems there is a correlation between

Machine Learning for recruitment and Hiring

By : CIOL Bureau

The digitalization is working not only for a scientific purpose aligned with the corporate culture, but over the years, various technological developments have increased its role in the growth of organized businesses. With the introduction of machine learning (ML) in

The State of IT Spending and What This Means for Businesses

By : CIOL Bureau

As we enter 2020, sweeping changes across the technology landscape are poised to take place. As India enters the next phase of cloud adoption, with organizations either adopting a cloud-first or cloud-only strategy, end-user spending on public cloud services is

Next Wave of AI Chatbots: Driving force for business communications

By : CIOL Bureau

Artificial Intelligence is no more a science fantasy today. The fast upgrades in the hardware and software spaces have set off an era where intelligence is moving from the cloud onto the device and altering our lives personally and professionally

The Zero Trust Network or Zero Trust Architecture: The implementation effectiveness

By : Ashok Pandey

We live in the age of cloud, where cybersecurity threats can come from both inside and outside an organization. We can’t rely on firewalls, this is where the Zero Trust Network or Zero Trust Architecture approach can help. In this

Governance of an RPA project – Beyond traditional project management

By : CIOL Bureau

The rapid and widespread adoption of software bots under Robotic Process Automation (RPA) has accelerated the digital transformation agenda of industries globally. On one hand, it has freed the workforce from mundane swivel-chair operations, and, on the other, it has

How IT Sector Is Shaping For 2020 – Expectations & Challenges

By : Ashok Pandey

Amidst all the speculation, global research firm Garter says the Indian IT market is likely to surpass the current growth rate in 2020. The IT sector is expected to grow by 5.5% in 2020, touching a market size of US$

Why smart cities need smarter data centers?

By : CIOL Bureau

Urban centers across the world are exploding. By 2050, about 68% of the world’s population is expected to live in urban areas. Rapid urbanization coupled with the increase in the global population is expected to add another 2.5 billion people

Cloud Telephony is finding its utility across the sectors

By : CIOL Bureau

Cloud telephony has rapidly changed how businesses contact consumers and employees. Before cloud telephony, companies could only use PBX and EPBAX lines to call customers and workers. While PBX and EPBX lines do facilitate communication, they are ineffective for managing