Tag "COVID-19"

BCP PlayBook: CSS Corp’s resilience frameworks drew ‘CHEER’s from employees, customers

By : Soma Tah

The COVID-19 crisis has hit businesses harder than ever before. Although many large companies had a Business Continuity Plan (BCP) in place that they can fall back on in case of emergencies, but they fell short of expectations during this unprecedented

BCP PlayBook: Tesco put people at the heart of its COVID-19 resilience plan

By : Soma Tah

The COVID-19 crisis has hit businesses harder than ever before. Although many large companies had a Business Continuity Plan (BCP) in place that they can fall back on in case of emergencies, but they fell short of expectations during this unprecedented

BCP PlayBook: ‘Digital’ helped Happiest Minds attain highest-ever NPS amid disruptions

By : Soma Tah

The COVID-19 crisis has hit businesses harder than ever before. Although many large companies had a Business Continuity Plan (BCP) in place that they can fall back on in case of emergencies, but they fell short of expectations during this unprecedented

OTT and cinema content will grow in tandem

By : Sunil Rajguru

The post COVID-19 world will be sharply focussed on efficiency for the best ROI. Therefore, AI and analytics are expected to play a more crucial role and will be increasingly used by various stakeholders in the entertainment industry, feels Kanwal

Injecting technology in corona-battles—Into the skin or muscles?

By : Pratima Harigunani

A recent collaboration between ICMR and IBM intends to use virtual assistants while supercomputing, AI and data technologies are already being used as strong shots in other places. Let’s see how deep this needle goes. There must be reason why

BCP PlayBook: Cyient resets strategies & business processes for the New Normal

By : Soma Tah

The COVID-19 crisis has hit businesses harder than ever before. Although many large companies had a Business Continuity Plan (BCP) in place that they can fall back on in case of emergencies, but they fell short of expectations during this unprecedented

When you exit the lockdown: A bigger IT bill for the MSME

By : CIOL Bureau

The lockdown was not something that anyone planned for. It is what is called a black swan event—something that is extremely rare and whose impact is severe, writes Krishna Kumar, Chief Executive Officer of KREATIO Software. During the lockdown, some

BCP PlayBook: ITC Infotech fights COVID-19 disruption with ‘BCP Cockpit’

By : Soma Tah

The COVID-19 crisis has hit businesses harder than ever before. Although many large companies had a Business Continuity Plan (BCP) in place that they can fall back on in case of emergencies, but they fell short of expectations during this unprecedented

Securing the datacenter bottomline against lockdowns and economic uncertainties

India’s datacenter market has been rapidly expanding, but remote management and maintenance capabilities have not always kept pace with growth. With the government extending the nationwide lockdown and with social distancing measures in place, datacenter operators must adapt to having

Press restart! This is the New Normal.

By : Sunil Rajguru

For those of you still waiting for the lockdown to fully end, the Covid-19 vaccine to come or things to return to just the way they were in 2019 (which seems light years away right now), you can stop waiting.

Adopt lower cost and higher efficiency tech

By : Sunil Rajguru

Increased automation will allow complex systems to function with minimal human intervention at times of crisis like COVID-19. Innovative tools like bots and the man-machine combination will help them serve customers effectively with lesser worker time, explains Manish Bharti, President,

Association of magazines appeals to Finance Minister

By : CIOL Bureau

The Association of Indian Magazines (AIM) has written a letter to the Finance Minister to “Request for urgent relief to magazine publishers and save the sector from extinction”. Below is the text of the letter… At the outset, we would

When the world went virtual overnight

By : Sunil Rajguru

Major shifts and disruptions in the workplace due to COVID-19 can lead to critical gaps in the employee experience and have serious implications on employee well-being, productivity, and the long-term business, if not addressed quickly, feels Anand Raisinghani, Vice President,

5 smart products we could do with right now!

By : Sunil Rajguru

Every generational shift brings its own bouquet of products. The desktop, the Internet, the smartphone: They all spawned their own industries. The Covid-19 crisis is such a generational game changer. Many new products will come as a result of it

The Virus Impact: 10 tips to cope from home

By : CIOL Bureau

Shyam Malhotra is a New Delhi based Executive and Business Coach. Here he shares his insights on how to deal with the new lockdown reality that has gripped the globe after the Covid-19 pandemic. The flavour of coaching—like everything else

BPM sector: Integration of bots & brains still changing during pandemic crisis

By : CIOL Bureau

Natarajan Radhakrishnan, Global CIO, HGS, explains how bots and brains have changed over the years and even now, BPM firms have become creative with smart solutions when it comes to operating business as usual. Presently, every industry vertical is looking

7 epic Corona battles and who will be history…

By : Sunil Rajguru

In terms of a generational shift, the Covid-19 crisis may well prove to be the biggest fundamental change since World War 2. While the number of deaths could still hopefully be far far less that what was initially projected, the

Covid-19 leading to a paradigm shift in globe’s operations

By : Sunil Rajguru

Vinay Bhartia, India Head, Lark, gives tips to both individuals and corporates on how to survive the Covid-19 crisis and talks of the sea changes that it is bringing in the way the world operates. What are the tips you

Panicking over Covid-19? Stay calm, listen to Dilbert!

By : Sunil Rajguru

Most people in the world know Scott Adams as the creator of the popular cartoon strip Dilbert that lays bare corporate life with stark brutality. But few outside the US know that he’s a top political analyst—probably the only one

IIT Ropar: Sanitizing Truck sanitizes anything within 25 Minutes using UV Light

By : CIOL Bureau 2

IIT Ropar Team develops ‘Sanitising Trunk’ that uses UV Light to kill coronavirus. It will be available for only Rs 500. The team has created a trunk-shape device fitted with ultraviolet germicidal irradiation technology that can sanitise items, groceries and