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Around the Web: You’ve heard of Air Force one — now meet Marine One

Air Force One is a specially fitted Boeing 747 for the exclusive travel of the President of the United States…

‘Digital is a Layer on Top of Our Core Business’

The HDFC Bank is the largest issuer of credit cards in the country, issuing three lakh new cards every month.…

Manufacturing Industry Surfs Digital Wave At Last

The manufacturing industry in India is finally embracing digital technologies like IoT and machine learning. Yet there are many challenges…

How the US should react to N. Korea ICBM launch

Holding military drills is not the right approach. The US needs to back off immediately or the situation will escalate…

‘Safe cities are a Step Toward Smart Cities’

Safe cities projects such as Dial 100 in UP are faster to implement and are already having an impact. The…

Can OpenDXL Contain the Spread of Today’s Security Threats in the Enterprise?

A new security fabric from McAfee might be able to provide the line of defence that CIOs and CISOs need…

Here’s the next big thing in Maps and GPS navigation

Drivers and road warriors have become very dependent on maps and GPS. But a 3D digital map twin of the…

‘To win the platform battle, we have to win the India ecosystem’

As organizations move ahead on their Digital Transformation journeys, they appoint a Chief Digital Officer to lead the transformation. IBM…

How Siemens Mobility is enabling the Internet of Trains 2.0

Monitoring critical components on high-speed trains is essential to minimize downtime, failure and to improve safety and on-time performance. Siemens…

Dell EMC and CAI recognize India’s Best CIOs from 2016

February 17, 2017, Mumbai: Dell EMC, in partnership with the CIO Association of India (CAI), today announced the winners of…

Flipkart and Microsoft forge cloud partnership to expand e-commerce in India

Bangalore, February 20, 2017: Today Microsoft and Flipkart, India’s leading marketplace, announced a strategic partnership to provide consumers in India…

Mainframes still relevant in the age of cloud and datacenter

Once upon a time, there were huge, monstrous computers used in large organizations to process data. They stored data on…

GenMobile driving need for better Wi-Fi connectivity in Indian cities

Growing Wi-Fi networks and mobile user base will yield innovative services over Wi-Fi. Here’s how networks must change to sustain…

GenMobile driving need for better Wi-Fi connectivity in Indian cities

Growing Wi-Fi networks and mobile user base will yield innovative services over Wi-Fi. Here’s how networks must change to sustain…

Why free Wi-fi in India’s cities is slow or non-functional

Poor Wi-Fi connectivity in your neighbourhood can be solved with good governance, network management and awareness. Last August, the Government…

HDFC Bank kicks off 2nd Digital Innovation Summit (DIS)

HDFC Bank Ltd., today announced the launch of the 2nd edition of its Digital Innovation Summit. The Summit is a…

Winning hearts with Emphatic Banking

There are great opportunities for banks that learn to ‘feel’ for customers says Stessa Cohen, Research Director, Gartner

Gartner Predicts Fifty Percent of Citizens in Large Cities Will Share Personal Data With Smart City Programs by 2019

The rapid pace of technological and societal change has given government CIOs a new sense of urgency and a willingness…

Gupshup partners with Google to bring Actions to the Google Assistant

Gupshup, the leading bot platform, today announced a partnership with Google to enable enterprises to quickly and easily build for…

Indian aviation ramps up tech investment

Airlines and airports in India are expected to rapidly ramp up their spend on new technology over the next three…

Gartner Survey Shows Wearable Devices Need to Be More Useful

High Abandonment Rates Indicate the Need for More Compelling Value Propositions to Drive Greater Adoption Mumbai, India, December 7th, 2016 — The…

Inaugural GTCx India Mumbai runs to a sellout audience

Mumbai: GTCx India on December 5-6 ran to a sellout audience of more than 1400 attendees. NVIDIA’s Dr. Steven Parker…

Gartner Says Many Organizations Falsely Equate IT Security Spending With Maturity

Chief Information Security Officers Must Assess Risks and Identify the “Real” Security Budget Mumbai, India, December 9th, 2016 — Organizations spend an…

CeBIT India showcases Innovation and Collaborative Disruption

Hackers to develop applications around new age technologies like Social Innovation; Internet of Things; Cloud; Mobile and Virtual Reality Hannover…

TO THE NEW recognized for its AWS CloudFront & RDS for PostgreSQL capabilities

New Delhi, December 5, 2016 – At the recently concluded event re: Invent, 2016, Amazon Web Services (AWS) launched the…

NVIDIA strengthens AI innovation in India with startup program

NVIDIA Inception Program Offers Direct Access to GPU Technology, Deep Learning Expertise, Network Support. Digital Creed is invited to attend…

Thomson Reuters Announces Winners of 2016 FinTech Innovation Challenge

For the first time in APAC region, Thomson Reuters has opened up the Thomson Reuters Eikon platform to collaborate with…

It’s time for IIT Techfest again!

Techfest is one of those rare avenues where one can see and experience the grandeur of what the world calls…

‘We want to embed AI in all our customer clouds’

Dan Bognar, Senior Vice President – Solutions Engineering, Salesforce tells us how the company is adding intelligent capabilities to all…

Zendesk study shows chat for business communications will be in vogue in 2017

43% believe that chat will be in vogue in 2017 to communicate with companies 20% of respondents feel messaging will…

Max Healthcare adopts IBM Mobility Services to Optimize the Patient Experience

IBM analytics helps reduce IT incident volume by 10 to 15% in the first year Bangalore, India – 22 Nov…

‘Banks need to prepare for Open Unified Digital Banking Platforms’

Banks need to take a hard look at the multi-channel solutions that they have and ask if these meet the…

New Digital Platform is Gartner’s roadmap for digital transformation

The journey towards the completely digital organization can be accelerated if organizations follow Gartner’s roadmap called New Digital Platform.

Guy Kawasaki offers gems for business success

The third day of the Gartner Symposium /ITexpo here kicked off with a much anticipated and enlightening keynote by Guy…

Anthony Thomas on what’s next for GE

Bambolim, Goa. 15 Nov: The first day at the Gartner Symposium ended with a power charged keynote by Anthony Thomas, Group…

Gartner Says IT Spending in India will Reach $72.4 Billion in 2017

Analysts Provide IT Spending Outlook for India during Gartner Symposium/ITxpo 2016, November 15-18, in Goa

Gartner Symposium – Day-1 theme

Bambolim, Goa, 15 Nov: The Gartner Symposium and ITxpo kicked off at the magnificent Grand Hyatt hotel here, amid swaying…

ATMs can be points of shared innovation

While ATM machines in India are largely cash dispensers, they can potentially do much more. ATMs can offer services for…

Global survey shows India leads the world in Digital Transformation

CA Technologies today announced the India results of the global study Keeping Score: Why Digital Transformation Matters, highlighting the significant…

How Trump as president will impact the IT sector

Donald J Trump has become the 45th U.S. President. Arup Roy, Research Director, Gartner offers his views on how this will impact…

Gartner: Half of EMEA CIOs Participating in a Digital Ecosystem

CIOs in Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA) are clearly engaging with the era of digital business, with 50…

Gartner Forecasts IT Spending in EMEA Will Grow 1.9 Percent in 2017

Gartner, Inc. forecasts that IT spending in Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA) will total $1.25 trillion in 2017,…

Will Programmatic Ad buying make media planners redundant?

Ever wondered why you see an ad for Samsung Galaxy A9 phones while reading a story about the forthcoming launch…

Air India Enhances Passenger Experience With New SITA-Built App

Air India has launched a completely new app to its more than 18-million passengers which will take the user experience…

Nearly three-quarters of British bankers think London will remain the financial centre of Europe in five years’ time, new research shows

72% of British bankers believe London will still be the financial centre of Europe in five years’ time

Gartner’s 2016 Hype Cycle for ICT in India Reveals the Technologies that are Most Relevant to Digital Business in India

Analysts to Explore Key Technologies and Trends at Gartner Symposium/ITxpo 2016, 15-18 November, in Goa, India

Gartner Reveals Seven Myths for Hyperconverged Integrated Systems

Buyers Should Assess These Myths When Making Decisions on Their Infrastructure Analysts to Discuss Data Center Trends at the Gartner…

Rise Accelerator announces first cohort with 10 FinTech startups

India’s first FinTech-focused accelerator programme Startups will get an opportunity to do POC’s and co-create products & services with the guidance and…

Gartner Says Worldwide Shipments of 3D Printers to Grow 108 Percent in 2016

Enterprise 3D Printer Shipments Forecast to Grow 44 Percent in 2016 Mumbai, India, October 13, 2016 — Worldwide shipments of…

Gartner Says Worldwide Semiconductor Revenue Forecast to Decline 0.9 Percent in 2016

Mumbai, India, October 13, 2016 — Worldwide semiconductor revenue is forecast to total $332 billion in 2016, a decrease of…

Robot Digital Analysts help bankers increase business

Analytics has been a boon to the Banking and Financial Services Industry. But every banker knows that to take full…

Solving the cross-border B2B payments conundrum

Lakhs of small businesses and entrepreneurs are turning to platforms like Payoneer that can help them manage payments received from…

COMPUTEX showcases award-winning technologies and innovations at trade fair COM-IT

Mumbai, October 12: COMPUTEX, world’s leading ICT/IoT trade show and global platform for startups, organised byTaiwan External Trade Development Council…

Dell Technologies Research: Indian Organizations Most Digitally Mature Globally

Industry Disruption Driving Indian Businesses to Transform Digitally Faster Than Global Counterparts 78% of businesses consider digital start-ups a threat,…

‘Security Outsourcing will be the largest segment by 2020’

We met Sid Deshpande, Principal Research Analyst at the Gartner Security and Risk Management Summit in Mumbai, in early September.…

Gartner says government IT spending in India to reach $7.2 billion in 2016

Mumbai, India, 3rd October  2016 – The government in India is on pace to spend $7.2 billion US Dollars (USD)…

Bitdefender to feature new products and technologies at the Gates summit in Bangalore

Mumbai, October 4, 2016 – Aiming at supporting Bitdefender’s expansion and channel reach in India, BD Software Distribution (BD Soft),…

Gartner: Worldwide spending on VPA-enabled Wireless Speakers will top $2 billion by 2020

By 2020, 25% of households using a VPA speaker will have two or more devices Mumbai, India, 4th October 2016…

IBM and Majesco partner to accelerate new Insurance services on cloud

IBM’s new Industry Platforms unit combines cloud, cognitive advances to help drive a more competitive insurance marketplace ARMONK, NY –…

Panasonic gets down to Business

The company has put together an aggressive digital strategy for marketing its enterprise products in India Indian consumers, especially those…

Taiwan invites Indian companies to participate and showcase innovations at ICT trade show COMPUTEX 2017

Mumbai, September 29: The Taiwan government has invited technology companies in India to be a part of COMPUTEX 2017 which…

Turning the gears of Digital Transformation

Restructures to strengthen its core capabilities in digital marketing and analytics New Delhi, September 28, 2016:  TO THE NEW, a…

Gartner Says Organizations Need to Master Two Dimensions of Mobility

By 2018, 25 Percent of New Mobile Apps Will Talk to IoT Devices Key Technology and Market Trends in the…

How India’s CIOs choose cloud hosting

We asked 5 CIOs what really matters to them and what they look for when selecting a cloud hosting service.…

Gartner Says India Security Market is on Pace to Grow 10.6 Percent in 2016

Key Trends in The Security Market Being Addressed at the Gartner Security & Risk Management Summit Mumbai, India, September 1,…

Can India Stack bridge India’s financial divide?

In the past 18 months, the government of India launched several programs with the common objective of improving financial inclusion.…

Data-driven businesses must adopt the platform approach to Analytics

Today, data resides in many different places and being able to visualize and derive insights from all your data is…

EuroBLECH 2016 will showcase trends in Digitalisation and Smart Manufacturing

– 1,522 exhibitors from 40 countries have already secured their stand space – Net exhibition space of more than 90,000…

Netmagic announces Virtual Private Cloud service

New service delivers high-performance cloud computing with software defined control for enterprise applications Mumbai, August 10, 2016 – Netmagic, an…

How Zoho became the Operating System of business

For long, businesses have turned to best of breed products to manage its processes and data. SAP become synonymous with…

Retargeting helps Myntra grow transactions 3X

InMobi’s solution helped Myntra bring back dormant users and increased transactions. Myntra is a leading fashion and lifestyle e-tailer, now…

Acer Forges Strategic Partnership with Paytm

Acer India will be the partnering with Paytm to provide incentives in form of Paytm cash to its channel partners…

ReStor Lab Achieves Milestone of Servicing 200K Drives

New Delhi, 29 July, 2016: With an aim to become country’s most admired and preferred company for restoring HDD ,…

Dr. Sheen Akkara of Nielsen joins CMS Info Systems as CHRO

Mumbai, August 1 2016: CMS Info Systems, India’s largest and the world’s fifth-largest cash management company, has appointed Dr. Sheen…

Why Riverbed is hungry for Indian engineering talent

India’s IT industry is a source of skills for the global market. But it has for long been grappling with…

Study: Indian digital payments industry to grow to $500 billion by 2020

More than 50% of India’s internet users will use digital payments by 2020 Top 100 million users will drive 70%…

A data center with a heart for the startup and developer ecosystem

India is home to the fastest growing ecosystem of startups and entrepreneurs, with approximately 4,000 startups launching this year. Considering…

Riverbed Expands Global R&D Capabilities in India

Company opens new R&D facility in Bangalore, announces plan to grow local engineering team three-fold over the next several years…

Two-Fifths of IT Professionals Consider Their IT Organisation Ready for Digital Business

Mumbai, India, 13th July, 2016 — A recent Gartner, Inc. survey found that 41 per cent of surveyed IT professionals…

Orange Business Services deploys first ‘green’ state data center for Himachal Pradesh government

Orange Business Services, the B2B division of the Orange Group, has commissioned a state-of-the-art state data center for Himachal Pradesh…

Now Alibaba makes a connected car (Tesla, watch out!)

Empowered by Alibaba’s YunOS operating system, the OS’Car marks the transformation of automobiles beyond a means of transportation INDIA, July…

Zone Startups India helping banks bridge the innovation gap

Banks and large corporates are increasingly reaching out to startups and fintech companies for innovation. But identifying the right technologies…

Banks reaching out to Gen Y through digital channels and smart devices

India has the youngest population in the world. More than 50% of its population is below the age of 25…

SBI is ready to ‘Mingle’ with youth on social media; launches SBI Smart Watch app

Launches ‘SBI Mingle’ social media banking platform Mumbai, July 1, 2016: State Bank of India, the nation’s largest bank with…

Akamai report shows Global Connection Speeds and Broadband Adoption Trending Upward

Bengaluru, India (June 30, 2016) – Akamai Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ: AKAM), the global leader in content delivery network (CDN) services,…

Gartner Highlights Top 10 Strategic Technologies for Government in 2016

Public Sector Technology Spending to Remain Flat in 2016 Following Decrease in 2015 Mumbai, India, 29th June 2016 — After…

IBM scientists can convert old electronic junk to non-toxic high-strength plastics

One-step approach converts BPA-leaching plastics into environmentally safe material for water purification and medical devices ARMONK, N.Y., June 28, 2016…

Gartner Says Digital Assistants Will Serve as the Primary Interface to the Connected Home

API Ecosystems Will Transform the Connected Home Into a Programmable Platform Mumbai, 21 June, 2016 — Consumers will increasingly use…

Gartner Says India PC Shipments Declined 7.4 Percent in First Quarter of 2016

Mumbai, India, 28th June, 2016- PC shipments in India totalled nearly 2 million units in the first quarter of 2016,…

SWIFT’s global payments innovation initiative will transform cross-border payments

More than 70 banks worldwide collaborate to dramatically improve the cross-border payments experience with greater speed, transparency and end-to-end tracking.…

IBM Study: Blockchain to Recast the Future of Business

Blockchain technology will enable greater trust in business, creating an “all-in” economy fueled by unfettered, autonomous organizations New Delhi, 28th…

AWS announces Mumbai region; launches 2 data centers

June 28: Amazon Web Services announced immediate availability of its new Asia Pacific (Mumbai) Region. Mumbai joins Beijing, Seoul, Singapore,…

Brands tap bots to engage consumers online

Online shopping and booking have grown tremendously in the last few years. For a  personalized experience, some of these sites…

Gartner Says Healthcare Providers in India to Spend US $1.2 Billion on IT in 2016

Mumbai, India, 20 June 2016 – Health care providers in India are expected to spend $1.2 billion US Dollars (USD)…

Facebook launches new suicide prevention tools and resources in India

Partners with mental health experts and academics  14 June, INDIA: Today, Facebook introduced updated tools and educational resources to help…

Corporate with a ‘no-cloud’ policy? You must be joking, says Gartner

Hybrid Will Be the Most Common Use of the Cloud Mumbai, 22 June, 2016 — By 2020, a corporate “no-cloud”…

Gartner Says Government IT Spending in India to Reach $7 Billion in 2016

Mumbai, India –June 16th, 2016— The government in India will spend $7 billion US Dollars (USD) on IT products and…

Why Shivalik Cooperative Bank is on Cloud 9

Arpit Kumar Sharma, Head, IT Shivalik Mercantile Cooperative Bank, Saharanpur, UP talks the bank’s unique cloud model Brian Pereira: What…

Social media has made journalism instantaneous

Remember the days when journalists and reporters submitted their stories to a ‘Desk’ — which in turn went to an…

SBI creates Rs 200 crore startup fund and mentor team

Mumbai, June 16, 2016: The State Bank of India is perhaps the first public sector bank to take the initiative…