Enterprise

India to initiate innovative breakthroughs: Gates

By : CIOL Bureau

Job creation will continue to be strong and demand for skilled workforce would outstrip supply for the next few years, says Microsoft chairman

Hardware sector: Create “Go to India” opportunity

By : CIOL Bureau

In hardware manufacturing, we need to create world-class products at low price levels using local talents, GO TO CHINA should become GO TO INDIA. Till then, India’s claim to being an IT superpower would lack credibility.

Leadership and Indian IT industry

By : CIOL Bureau

Leadership has been a key issue for the success of the IT industry, however small it may still be. A momentum has been created, which is hard to reverse. And the key? Professionalism.

The CIO as strategic thinker

By : CIOL Bureau

CIOs need to move beyond their traditional role as technologists to contribute to corporate high performance

Crossing the Digital Divide – One Bridge at a Time

By : CIOL Bureau

No nation or region has a monopoly on creativity and innovation. That’s no less true with respect to technology than it is in any other sphere of human endeavor. Many developing countries have leapfrogged in adopting advanced technologies and saved decades of development and many billions of dollars.

Managing business processes

By : CIOL Bureau

As the Indian banking industry is currently in a transition phase, BPM is the key emerging concept for the BFSI industry globally.

Its advantage Bharti, once again

By : CIOL Bureau

Higher revenues and QoS are the new mantras driving Bharti Cellular’s outsourcing deal.

Net Worked Banks

By : CIOL Bureau

The Indian financial system, particularly the banking sector, is thronged by public sector institutions and banks. Are they gearing up their communication infrastructure to play a globally competitive role in the near future?

IT outsourcing begins in banking

By : CIOL Bureau

Bank of India outsourcing the implementation and management of its core banking solution to HP is one of the largest BFSI infrastructure-outsourcing contracts in the entire Asia-Pacific.

Banking Heavily on IT

By : CIOL Bureau

The BFSI sector looks set to have a number of new areas of IT usage in 2004.

The Numero uno spender

By : CIOL Bureau

Competition is bringing out the best in Indian banking system and technology seems to be the way banks are bringing out their best.

Intelligent adoption for business

By : CIOL Bureau

Given the dynamic evolution of the Indian BFSI segment, data explosion has been a common phenomenon for all the players.

SBI Connect

By : CIOL Bureau

SBI implemented Three tier corporate WAN to network all branches and to provide seamless connectivity across the country.

Banking Automation

By : CIOL Bureau

The focus of public sector banks is in branch automation and networking. Private sector banks are looking at pushing their technology advantage and provide more customer oriented and innovative banking solutions.

Serve credit card customers using Internet

By : CIOL Bureau

Enabling delivery of the account statements over the internet will not only help the bank ensure timely dispatch of statements but will also reduce the cost invloved in manual, hardcopy dispatch of account statements.

Outsourcing, the new mantra for banking

By : CIOL Bureau

Outsourcing in banking sector to have an average yearly growth of 25 per cent. All Private banks have outsourced a part of their Facilities Management. SBI, BoB and BoI are leading the way in PSU outsourcing.

Banking — Focus on ATM segment

By : CIOL Bureau

The ATM market growth rate in the last three years was over 100 per cent. The cost of installing and maintaining ATMs is a major hurdle in the growth of this segmnent.The two major vendors in this segment include NCR and Diebold

Computerization and the PSU insurance giants

By : CIOL Bureau

Despite liberalization the PSUs still hold sway in the insurance sector. LIC with a market share of 92 per cent and GIC and its subsidiaries with a market share of 91 per cent hold sway. Both these firms are spending large amounts on IT.

Tackling information glut through integration

By : CIOL Bureau

Today the banking sector is seeing an expansion in the number of delivery channels in retail banking. There is a need to consolidate data obtained from various delivery channels and to create customized customer portfolio.

Of retailers and techies

By : CIOL Bureau

Bar codes and other means of enhancing point-of-sale experience have been invented. And these aren’t mere tools to make customers smile, they make business sense too.