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Reimagining Workforce Productivity

Key trends in the post-pandemic workforce The Covid-19 pandemic that brought the world to a standstill last year is now the main accelerator for one of the greatest workplace transformations ever! How and where we work has changed forever, as corporations battle to balance new employee expectations and the benefits of flexibility with the need [...]

Powering business growth with a modern data strategy

Enterprise focus on moving to the cloud has been growing steadily in recent years as they understand the benefits a cloud-led strategy can deliver. Now, in the wake of the pandemic, this shift has accelerated. The increase in remote operations, emergence of a digital economy and evolution in the technology ecosystem and capabilities around cloud [...]

Value Stream Platform – Driving Digitization with Agility

Software controls much of the world we live in, but huge corporate investments in the process of software development have been hugely disappointing. Those investments were supposed to increase productivity and operational efficiency, improve business agility and customer engagement and more. But as time goes on, dissatisfaction with the ROI from these investments grows. BCG [...]

Assess, Reduce & Manage Your Security Risk in Industry 4.0 Era

As businesses around the world become more global and enter the fourth industrial revolution, the volume and complexity of attacks continue to grow. Protecting a company in today’s environment has become more difficult. This is also because manufacturing is rapidly entering the fourth industrial revolution where the old, complex and formerly closed environments, solutions and [...]

Accelerating Digital Transformation in the ‘Next Normal’ Business Landscape

The pandemic has pushed organisations across the globe to move more quickly in transforming their businesses to meet a dynamic and uncertain operating environment. Increasingly, competitors, investors, and boards are also applying pressure to evolve. While the imperative to transform may be clear, the path is challenging. Management is pressed to prioritize digital solutions that [...]

Cloud-enabled transformation in Banks and Insurance with a Hyper-growth Mindset21

Pandemic-fuelled cloud adoption has forced the banking & Insurance industry to provide a hyper-personalized customer experience at scale. Consumers are increasingly demanding online transactions – voice commands, touchless digital payments, QR code scans, and so on – and banks are responding by accelerating their digital transformation initiatives. Leaders from these domains are now adopting a [...]

Driving Business Value of Storage

With data growing exponentially, enterprises handle massive amounts of business-critical data. They require storage systems that are highly scalable, offer unlimited connectivity & support multiple platforms. There are multiple approaches to data storage to choose from, including SANs, NAS, DAS and cloud storage. Newer approaches and technologies that are currently disrupting the market include hyperconverged [...]

The D2C Playbook to Scale Your Brand

Going digital has currently become a necessity. The growth of the direct-to-consumer (D2C) model has flourished in India. There is an enormous rise in the adoption of this model as it eliminates the middle-man entity, giving the brand complete control. Additionally, it helps them directly engage with the customers and learn more about them. As [...]

Driving Business Value of Storage

With data growing exponentially, enterprises handle massive amounts of business-critical data. They require storage systems that are highly scalable, offer unlimited connectivity & support multiple platforms. There are multiple approaches to data storage to choose from, including SANs, NAS, DAS and cloud storage. Newer approaches and technologies that are currently disrupting the market include hyperconverged [...]

Embracing a Hybrid Cloud Path to Growth for Digital transformation

More than ever, IT must balance the pressure to maintain business continuity, innovate rapidly and do more with less. They need an IT infrastructure designed to help meet growing business demands, protect data and streamline insights and automation. A system that can adapt quickly to unforeseen disruptions, prevent security breaches and easily handle massive data [...]

Power of Active Intelligence: Transcending collaboration beyond the last mile

“Information is the oil of the 21st century, and analytics is the combustion engine.” - Peter Sondergaard, Organizations looking to breach the veil of uncertainty and weaving resilience into their DNA for future shocks are focusing on gathering more data. This data has enormous potential for helping organizations thrive and for assisting decision makers in [...]

Driving Business Value of Storage

In the era of digital transformation, organizations of all sizes are challenged to meet higher performance, agility, availability, and scalability requirements while staying within strict budgetary constraints. Adapting to the demands of digital transformation is not a choice anymore, at least for the organizations moving towards data-centric business models. To best support the business on [...]

Power of Active Intelligence: Transcending collaboration beyond the last mile

“Information is the oil of the 21st century, and analytics is the combustion engine.” - Peter Sondergaard. Organizations looking to breach the veil of uncertainty and weaving resilience into their DNA for future shocks are focusing on gathering more data. This data has enormous potential for helping organizations thrive and for assisting decision makers in [...]

BeNext: From Just “Paper Currency” to “Motivational Currency”

Today most organisations thrive on innovation and preparing for the future of work. The current situation has accelerated years of digital development to meet the pressing demands of organisations working under drastic changes. Both the nature of work, and the tools we’re using to do it, are changing dramatically. Next-generation collaboration tools are removing the [...]

Power of Active Intelligence: Transcending collaboration beyond the last mile

“Information is the oil of the 21st century, and analytics is the combustion engine.” - Peter Sondergaard. Organizations looking to breach the veil of uncertainty and weaving resilience into their DNA for future shocks are focusing on gathering more data. This data has enormous potential for helping organizations thrive and for assisting decision makers in [...]

Trust, Transparency and Transformation: General Counsel Leadership in the Modern Age of Disruption & Uncertainty

The role of the General Counsel has evolved significantly over the past decades, from a pure legal risk management function to a strategic advisor to the CEO and Board leadership. This cadence of constant transformation has only accelerated in this new decade, driven by the need to bring in revenue cycles, the uncertainty of a [...]

Power of Active Intelligence: Transcending collaboration beyond the last mile

“Information is the oil of the 21st century, and analytics is the combustion engine.” - Peter Sondergaard, Companies looking to breach the veil of uncertainty and weaving resilience into their DNA for future shocks are focusing on gathering more data to unlock new revenue options. This data has enormous potential for helping a firm thrive [...]

Enhancing Business Operations with Hyperautomation enabled Digital Transformation

True, technology lies at the heart of any digital transformation, but digital transformation is much more than that. “The biggest part of our digital transformation is changing the way we think,” Monique Shivananandan correctly noted. Digital transformation is the integration of digital technology into all elements of a business, fundamentally altering how you operate and [...]

Helping Customers Lead With Data

Connectivity is everywhere. Analytics are intelligent. Data growth is exploding at exponential levels, coming from new sources in entirely new ways. Cloud has forever changed the world around us, making innovation more accessible, escalating expectations. Digital transformation is happening, but it’s not moving fast enough. And now we face a new and unprecedented era of [...]

Future Warehouse Management: A Unified View

Prosperity and economic developments resulting from the new partnerships and agreements across businesses is paving a way for a new connected world. New ground-breaking tools and tactics are therefore needed to improve warehouse operations, visibility, and accuracy in supply chain function, thus contributing to recover from the slowdown. A possible way-out could be modernizing of [...]

Elevating the hybrid work experience

More people than ever before are working remotely. Before the pandemic, working from home was a privilege with strict policies and guidelines however the pandemic forced all industries to create makeshift remote working provisions. Today in an always connected work environment, the workplace has become truly digital, employees are communicating and collaborating in unprecedented ways. [...]

Digital Sharing Economies: Advancing the value to customers

“The first step in exceeding your customer’s expectations is to know those expectations.” – Roy H. Williams The expectations of today’s customers are very high, owing to the digital disruption that has happened throughout this pandemic. With several online mediums and channels coming into being, customers have adapted to this digital revolution and like to [...]

Experience the New Wave of Digital

Overview “By failing to prepare, you are preparing to fail.” ― Benjamin Franklin, Founding Father of the United States, had once said. His words probably make more sense to all businesses and business leaders today, especially because of the volatile, uncertain and ambiguous circumstances that humankind is experiencing and is changing the way we think [...]

Amplify BFSI: Digital customer engagement strategies

“You’ve got to start with the customer experience and work back toward the technology, not the other way around.” – Steve Jobs. Digitalization has become the backbone of the BFSI sector and providing optimized services to the customers has become the need of the hour for banking institutions. With customers being the foundation of every [...]

Ensuring Recovery Readiness with Intelligent Modern Data Protection

The world is ever-changing and so are businesses. Digital transformation is needed to ensure your data can continue to deliver a competitive advantage especially in a post-COVID world where new benchmarks, new market segments and new KPIs must be rebuilt. How do you preserve your data through all this change? How can you trust it [...]

Get Personal: Banking on AI to Help Customers Reach Their Hopes and Dreams

57% of tech-savvy customers say they would leave their financial institution (FI) to get personalized proactive services elsewhere. They’re even willing to share their personal data and pay more to get those services. NTT DATA surveyed nearly 5,000 consumers and 500 financial services executives in 8 countries to find out what attracts customers to banks and [...]

Next Generation Data Centers: Transform your Storage Networking

The pandemic has not only catalyzed the adoption of digital transformation but also the evolution of emerging technologies. As more and more companies and businesses start adopting new digital strategies, a tsunami of data is being produced or generated and to handle them data centers are also trying to evolve quickly. Rapid growth in the [...]

Targeting IT – OT Transformation for Operational Excellence in Manufacturing

As the Indian economy starts its journey to achieving fiscal health, the manufacturing sector that contributes to more than 14.5% of the country’s GDP, has been adopting digital technologies to implement its Industry 4.0 strategy in order to expand its markets and bring down time to markets. The sector, which is expected to create 100 [...]

Collaboration Series: Future Ready Enterprises in the Digital-First World

The digital workplace will never be same again. As the global economies are recovering from the pandemic, evolving beyond is imminent threat. And with that, the move to cloud applications and Unified Communications is fast becoming a standard for enterprises targeting business continuity, global collaboration, and productivity. The future will see a change as people [...]

Building Nextgen Networks for Resiliency in Pharma

Just as health is a state of complete harmony of the body, mind and spirit, modern-day healthcare organisations and pharma companies are also dependent on execution based on very subtle and sophisticated links. There is no longer a notion of the “family doctor” or the “town emergency room,” but rather a web of primary and [...]

Making Safer Internet in a Cloud-First, Anywhere Operations and Internet-first era

Today, businesses have the need to build an infrastructure that is agile to support customers globally, flexible to enable their employees work efficiently from remote locations and diverse across geographies to support distributed deployments. To enable this new reality, organizations are increasingly moving their apps (both existing and new) to a mix of public and [...]

Building a dynamic and sustainable Digital Enterprise

SUSTAINING THE PACE OF DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION “Every industry and every organization will have to transform itself in the next few years. What is coming at us is bigger than the original internet and you need to understand it, get on board with it and figure out how to transform your business.” - Tim O'Reilly, Founder [...]

The Evolving Challenge: Security in the New Normal

Businesses today are building their strategies of survival, expansion and success and cybersecurity has become one of the most important cogs in the journey to being resilient. Additionally, the onset of work from home protocols due to the incessant spread of the pandemic, India and Indian businesses have been victims of several cyberattacks. According to [...]

Building resiliency through data & architecture

The financial year 2019-20 posed serious challenges to the world economy and the impact of the pandemic induced economic slowdown will be felt for some time to come. However, the financial services industry, which underpins all the economic activity has had to adapt quickly. The shift from physical to digital is the new normal and [...]

Unified Cloud Experience: Modernizing Applications for agile and responsive IT systems

Today’s business organizations always look at meeting business objectives with speed and agility especially in the ever-competitive environment. Enterprises today need the ability to understand and quickly respond to business demands, while ensuring round-the-clock-availability of critical applications. In an ever-dynamic business environment it is important to get future-ready, boost business agility and elevate customer experience [...]

Towards Innovation: Bringing the Healthcare and Life Science World Together

Technology plays an essential role in accelerating the distribution of the vaccine and evaluating, using global real-world data, how long the immunity lasts after vaccination to assess reinfection risks and determine when revaccination is necessary. The below section highlights on “How Innovation and Technologies are resulting as the Game Changer” Emanation of synthetic biology: Synthetic [...]

Redefine Business Excellence with Transformed Application Modernization Journey

In the New Normal, Business Transformation is no longer an option for you, but is imperative for businesses around the world. To navigate through this time of uncertainties, crisis, and multiple risks, we need resilient models for living, working, and conducting business. Keeping up with the speed of change in the business world is challenging. [...]

Building a dynamic and sustainable Digital Enterprise: Managing Hyperconnected Ecosystems

“Communication works for those who work at it.” – John Powell The above quote aptly resonates with the topic hyperconnected ecosystems, where we are connecting everyone together. Today we are living in a world where any or everyone can talk to each other with a single click of the button. With digital transformation and everyone [...]

The Retail CX Revolution: Adapting to Post-Covid shopper expectations

It has been a period of transition for the retail industry. Customer expectations have risen through the recent crisis. The way they shop has changed and the need to feel safe has made them gravitate towards no-contact, digital-first engagement. From traditional in-store experiences to brick and click, these changes are here to stay, even as [...]

Skilling Trends and Planning for the future in Services

“Demand for technological, social and emotional, and higher cognitive skills will rise by 2030” and will impact all industries alike as highlighted by experts from Deloitte and McKinsey OVERVIEW The Indian services sector is the fastest growing in the world, accounting for 28% of employment and 56% of overall Gross Value Added in 2019-20. As [...]

Building a Cloud Strategy that delivers Agility & Cost Optimization

In the drastically changing markets, businesses and organizations need to adapt and build strategies that allow them to explore new opportunities of expansion and meeting customer needs. These strategies are usually based on agility, flexibility and developing capacities to scale up or down to stay ahead of competitors. Having cloud computing service models in place [...]

Rules of Modern Cloud Data Management in the New World

As businesses continue along their digital transformation journeys, Hybrid-Cloud strategies provide flexibility and agility, allowing communication across both public and private cloud. But this flexibility, combined with rapid data growth, challenges many organizations ability to maintain SLA’s and manage their critical applications and data. A comprehensive cloud data management strategy is key to remaining agile [...]

Future Proofing Businesses with new age technologies: A CFO’s story

Chief finance officers are an integral part of an organization and with their wide range of expertise, they have the ability to drive company’s growth. They make sure that company is performing operationally well, and all cooperate functions are working in line with the vision of the company. In the last few months the world [...]

Skilling Trends and Planning for the future in Manufacturing

"Demand for technological, social and emotional, and higher cognitive skills will rise by 2030” and will impact all industries alike as highlighted by experts from Deloitte and McKinsey" OVERVIEW The manufacturing industry continues to play a significant role in overall productivity growth rates and innovation for the Indian economy. India’s manufacturing sector has the potential [...]

Re-imagining collaboration with disruptive video conferencing: How video makes remote work and the borderless office possible

Prior to 2020, approximately 5% of office employees worked remotely at least part-time. During the pandemic, that number shot above 50%, and is likely to stay elevated indefinitely. IT leaders and employees can embrace this transformation by adopting video collaboration tools that support the new “borderless organization.” Digital collaboration technologies have made WFH transition smooth [...]

Ushering into a new age media and entertainment world

Cloud computing has been assisting numerous industries in meeting sector-specific challenges and reaping its benefits. To remain competitive, the Media and Entertainment industry is under pressure to produce and publish original material on a regular and timely basis. It will be almost impossible to process, handle, and distribute these massive amounts of digital information in [...]

Building a Dynamic and Sustainable Digital Enterprise : Enabling the Digital Customer Experience Journey

“The customer’s perception is your reality.” – Kate Zabriskie, Business Training Works For many segments, the COVID-19 pandemic has significantly accelerated change in the way organisations interact with their customers. There is now an absolute necessity to adopt digital first customer engagement models and place digital transformation at the heart of organisational strategy, to ensure [...]

Skilling Trends and Planning for the future in ITeS

OVERVIEW India is said to be the land of innovative entrepreneurs and now one of the biggest IT centers of the modern world. In the face of global economic disruption, the Indian IT/ITeS industry has shown remarkable resilience. As one of the biggest IT capitals in the world, India has built a reputation for driving [...]

Business Continuity in Uncertain Times – Preparing for future emergencies

One day or day one? You decide! All industry sectors, including healthcare, have been coping with the challenges drawn by the pandemic. Businesses have had to keep an eye on rapidly evolving technologies and consumer demands and respond to these changes not just to ensure optimum operation but also to become more resilient to unforeseen [...]

Prepare your Organization for Bridging the Business Integrity Gap!

Faced with a constantly evolving business landscape and unprecedented levels of uncertainty, it’s more vital than ever that data and analytics leaders forge new paths to enable a cloud managed data centric culture within their organizations. The uncertainty ushered in by 2020 will stay with us for some time but with these disruptions comes enormous [...]

Skilling Trends and Planning for the future in BFSI

“Union Budget 2021 India: Upskilling, relearning and digital literacy will be business imperatives in 2021 that need to be backed by an overhaul in budgetary outlays of skilling programmes.” OVERVIEW The Banking & Financial Services and Insurance (BFSI) sector is a rapidly growing industry, and one of the most substantial parts of the nation’s economy [...]

Gain competitive advantage with cloud technology

Innovation is the key to success! Modernization and technology advancements have proved to be the most essential, reliable, and effective in times like these for the retail sector. With the apocalypse leaving adverse effects on retailers, it has become indispensable for them to cope with the changing needs of the consumers with the help of [...]

Adapting to the changing needs of BFSI Sector

It’s better late than never! The BFSI industry has rapidly seen the proliferation of emerging technologies such as machine learning, AI, Cloud, IoT and Blockchain to the extent that they have been widely regarded by experts as the fastest adopter of technology. The present volatile economic conditions have accelerated the adoption of these technologies as [...]

Collaboration Series: Future Ready Enterprises in the Digital-First World

The digital workplace will never be same again. As the global economies are recovering from the pandemic, evolving beyond is imminent threat. And with that, the move to cloud applications and Unified Communications is fast becoming a standard for enterprises targeting business continuity, global collaboration, and productivity. Organisations around the world are harnessing the power [...]

Unified Cloud: Seamless & Powerful Cloud Experience

The global pandemic has put unexpected pressures on businesses of all sorts in a way that has never been projected in any business continuity programs. From business continuity, resilience and cost optimization it is critical for businesses to be able to overcome new and evolving challenges. Cloud migration and optimization enable organizations of all size [...]

Resilience in Manufacturing industry: Tools to help Business Continuity

You snooze. You lose. All industry sectors including manufacturing have had to keep their eye on the ever-changing technology and market needs, and adapt to these circumstances to not only ensure that they operate optimally but also become resilient to future shocks. And technology, especially cloud computing, has emerged as the one constant that has [...]

Powering A More Secure Banking

The $5 billion 1MDB scandal in Malaysia that first came to light in 2015, brought sharp focus on Anti-Money Laundering (AML) regulations and their implementation in South East Asia. Leading experts and organization’s estimate that the current global pandemic has boosted money laundering globally after a sharp spike in online banking.  A large number of digital [...]

HOW DIGITAL EXPERIENCE IS DRIVING TRANSFORMATION IN BANKING

The year 2020 saw banks adopting radical digitalization in response to the pandemic. According to a recent survey by Financial Brand, 51% of the banking institutions stated improving customer experience as a priority in their digital banking endeavors. This implies that banks will remain skewed to offering consistent performance, enhanced security, and ever-improving customer experience [...]

Redefine your Sales & Marketing with AI driven insights

Each vertical across an enterprise is making the optimal use of AI technology to enhance their productivity and generate meaningful insights that help them to stay ahead in the over-competitive market. The calibration between sales and marketing has long been a subject of discussion, but the recent emergence of AI is opening up new avenues [...]

Collaboration Series: Future Ready Enterprises in the Digital-First World

The digital workplace will never be same again. As the global economies are recovering from the pandemic, evolving beyond is imminent threat. And with that, the move to cloud applications and Unified Communications is fast becoming a standard for enterprises targeting business continuity, global collaboration, and productivity. The future will see a change as people [...]

Scale up Your Digital Workforce with Automation 360

Digital Assistants, bots or robots or what other you may call them by, these digital assets which are infused life by codes and algorithms have become commonplace for many businesses across industry sectors. By using them, businesses can accelerate their road to achieve efficiency & profitability. These can also be defined as virtual employees that [...]

Is Your Cloud Data Secured & Compliant? Stay Ahead of the Global Threat with Commvault

Your enterprise got a lot riding on their cloud strategy. Applications, databases, files, hypervisors – the resources that run in the organization. But have you thought of a right Security, Ransomware Protection & Compliance? Your data will continue to increase exponentially across on-premises and multi cloud environments. Your risk profile will continue to be a [...]

Smart Data, Scalable Storage for Scoring Business Game

In today’s data-centric world, your data is your business. Data is the key to delivering rich, personalized experiences in the digital world. Data-driven digital transformation is no longer just a strategic initiative, but a new way to work, interact, and do business together—with customers, with employees, with the world. IT is no more a back-end [...]

Towards Innovation: Creating Value: Bringing The Healthcare And Lifescience World Together

Both pharma and biotechnology companies are working towards making medicines. The biotechnology industry includes hundreds of global businesses that research and develop drugs, which are complex medicines made from living cells or organisms. Traditional pharmaceutical companies create and sell drugs made from chemical- and plant-based compounds. Now the question comes HOW DO WE INNOVATE LIFE [...]

Smart Data, Scalable Storage for Scoring Business Game

In today’s data-centric world, your data is your business. Data is the key to delivering rich, personalized experiences in the digital world. Data-driven digital transformation is no longer just a strategic initiative, but a new way to work, interact, and do business together—with customers, with employees, with the world. IT is no more a back-end [...]

Smart Data, Scalable Storage for Scoring Business Game

Meeting the ever-changing data growth requirements and catching up to constant innovations while protecting the data growth requirements is a must with safeguarding critical workloads across your organization's evolving landscape. The Economic Times Live Webinar powered by Dell Technologies , Chavan’s Business Ventures and Redington India Private Limited, Dell Partners is designed to bring the [...]

Smart Data, Scalable Storage for Scoring Business Game

Meeting the ever-changing data growth requirements and catching up to constant innovations while protecting the data growth requirements is a must with safeguarding critical workloads across your organization's evolving landscape. The Economic Times Digital Roundtable powered by ­­­­­ Dell Technologies and ­ Frontier Business Systems Pvt Ltd is designed to bring the importance of migration to powerful data Storage [...]

Smart Data, Scalable Storage for Scoring Business Game

Meeting the ever-changing data growth requirements and catching up to constant innovations while protecting the data growth requirements is a must with safeguarding critical workloads across your organization's evolving landscape. The Economic Times Digital Roundtable powered by ­­­­­ Dell Technologies and ­ Pentagon systems and services Pvt Ltd is designed to bring the importance of migration to powerful data [...]

Security of Data in Cloud: M365 & Beyond

As a security professional, are you constantly chasing data as it moves from devices to on premise systems to cloud? Are you constantly looking for ways to secure the environment that the data resides in? Are you worried about data going to the cloud and what happens to it after? Is collaboration with external agencies [...]

Smart Data, Scalable Storage for Scoring Business Game

Meeting the ever-changing data growth requirements and catching up to constant innovations while protecting the data growth requirements is a must with safeguarding critical workloads across your organization's evolving landscape. The Economic Times Digital Roundtable powered by ­­­­­ Dell Technologies and ­ Arrow PC Network Private limited is designed to bring the importance of migration to powerful data Storage solutions to rule [...]

Secure and Quick Cloud Data Migration for Flexible Business Needs

2020 has intensified the need to deploy containerization to bundle together all dependencies for an application, reduce the attack surface for hackers and allow portability to different cloud services. By 2025, 85% of major businesses are expected to have deployed containerized apps, which means they’re here to stay. Since containers are lighter, simpler, and more [...]

3 Ways Data Management Drives AI Initiatives

IDC is expecting data to grow 61% yearly to reach 175 zettabytes worldwide in 2025. While many organizations recognize the opportunity this explosion of data brings, most are not ready for the data ingestion and preparation demands needed to transform their businesses. With this, there needs to be a paradigm shift in how data is [...]

Critical Workloads can now move to Public Cloud

Are you afraid of putting your Critical Workload on Public Cloud? Not Anymore! While most enterprises focused initially on migrating relatively simple applications and workloads, they can now migrate, modernize and build complex and mission-critical applications in the public cloud as well. Cloud can unleash your digital workforce and accelerate processes if you leverage the [...]

Amplify Business Resilience with Automation & AI

Enterprises are progressively embracing AI and automation to reinvent their business models and explore new growth opportunities. Forward-looking enterprises utilize automation and AI to augment core strengths, supplement weaknesses, and empower their people to focus on what’s important. The advances in technology are enabling processes to run with greater efficiencies, minimal human intervention, and fewer [...]

Smart Data, Scalable Storage for Scoring Business Game 8 april

In today’s data-centric world, your data is your business. Data is the key to delivering rich, personalized experiences in the digital world. Data-driven digital transformation is no longer just a strategic initiative, but a new way to work, interact, and do business together—with customers, with employees, with the world. IT is no more a back-end [...]

Digitize, Automate and integrate Accounts Payable process leveraging AI-ML

Digitize, Automate and integrate Accounts Payable process leveraging AI-ML Over the last couple of years Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning have evolved the Accounts Payables (AP) process. With the pandemic, digital transformation is on steroid and leveraging artificial intelligence, machine learning, handling invoices intelligently and other innovative technologies are high on CFO’s agenda. The crux [...]

Innovative Start-ups in India: Success Stories and Synergy with Big Tech

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Embracing Cloud by SMBs for Business Resilience

The pandemic has driven home the reality that digitalization is a big business differentiator for SMBs. In the face of reduced purchasing intent, reduced productivity and limited in-store traffic, SMBs that pivoted quickly to technology demonstrated higher adaptability and resilience compared to those that did not. As a result, SMBs are taking the ‘digitalize to [...]

BBC News Upfront

Businesses across the globe did not expect disruption of this scale and most brands had no plan to tackle such a shock (pandemic situation). While media platforms and publishers have been the go-to platforms during the pandemic there were some platforms that resorted to questionable and unethical practices for immediate gains. Audience reaction towards such [...]

Ai Driven Enterprise- Networks Of The Next Decade

With each passing day, the enterprise networks are growing at a rapid pace on account of the vast programmability of devices and flexibility in their configuration. According to a report by Grand View Research, Inc, the global enterprise networking market is expected to reach USD 64.63 billion by 2021, growing at a rate of 61%. [...]

Collaboration Series: Future Ready Enterprises in the Digital-First World

The digital workplace will never be same again. As the global economies are recovering from the pandemic, evolving beyond is imminent threat. And with that, the move to cloud applications and Unified Communications is fast becoming a standard for enterprises targeting business continuity, global collaboration, and productivity. The future will see a change as people [...]

AI Powered EWS for Banks

In today’s uncertain economy, there is an urgent need for corporate banking to evolve its credit risk monitoring practices to a high degree of sophistication so as to maintain a healthy balance sheet. An Early Warning System (EWS) powered by AI can help financial institutions discern patterns of stress from events. Moreover, such an EWS [...]

Artificial Intelligence: An Opportunity Amidst a Crisis

As organisations emerge from disruptions and adapt to a constantly changing reality, there has never been a more pressing need for them to repair, rethink, reconfigure to achieve greater value, create competitive advantage and augment decision-making capabilities in a way that will help them reinvent the future. In the current scenario, organisations are increasingly weaving [...]

Helping Customers Lead with Data

Connectivity is everywhere. Analytics are intelligent. Data growth is exploding at exponential levels, coming from new sources in entirely new ways. Cloud has forever changed the world around us, making innovation more accessible, escalating expectations. Digital transformation is happening, but it’s not moving fast enough. And now we face a new and unprecedented era of [...]

Smart Data, Scalable Storage for Scoring Business Game

In today’s data-centric world, your data is your business. Data is the key to delivering rich, personalized experiences in the digital world. Data-driven digital transformation is no longer just a strategic initiative, but a new way to work, interact, and do business together—with customers, with employees, with the world. IT is no more a back-end [...]

Agile Demand Planning and Intelligent Forecasting using IBM Planning Analytics

Gauging the impact of business disruption seems to be an uphill task during uncertain times. During uncertain times, the requirement is for a solution that provides the ability to quickly assess the impact of business disruption and explore different courses of action. To get a complete picture, the need is to collect data from multiple [...]

Accelerate growth and loyalty through customer centricity in the digital age

Customers form the core of existence and growth of any business. Customer engagement and expectations are higher than ever. To adapt, new business models are emerging (or being thrust upon companies by new competitors) and companies who fail to embrace them will get left behind. BFSI sector began their digital journey years ago and have [...]

Smart Data, Scalable Storage for Scoring Business Game

In today’s data-centric world, your data is your business. Data is the key to delivering rich, personalized experiences in the digital world. Data-driven digital transformation is no longer just a strategic initiative, but a new way to work, interact, and do business together—with customers, with employees, with the world. IT is no more a back-end [...]

Move Towards Circular Economy

Overview: On a global scale, the packaging industry is an enormous economic generator. Packaging is an all-encompassing industry term for the technology and design work going into protecting or enclosing every sort of product destined for storage, shipping and sale. Manufactures across industries hold importance to PACKAGING of the product as this signifies their brand [...]

Redefining Business Resilience with Autonomous IT Operations

Today, enterprise systems lack a comprehensive and unified view of their IT estate. Absence of this contextual awareness often impacts decision making in all aspects of IT operations. Also, the effectiveness of IT operations inherently relies on intuition and tacit knowledge, making them costly, time consuming, of variable quality, and extremely difficult to scale to [...]

Leading the Way with AI-Driven Enterprise

The Covid-19 pandemic has reshaped various industries. When it comes to the BFSI sector, it is relying heavily on its networks to connect customers, employees, partners and suppliers to a range of applications and services. Though these networks were adequate in the past (during the pre-Covid days), they may no longer provide the level of [...]

Smart Data, Scalable Storage for Scoring Business Game

In today’s data-centric world, your data is your business. Data is the key to delivering rich, personalized experiences in the digital world. Data-driven digital transformation is no longer just a strategic initiative, but a new way to work, interact, and do business together—with customers, with employees, with the world. IT is no more a back-end [...]

Are you Cloud Ready? Data Agility Solved

Today’s cloud providers do an amazing job in helping organizational data and workloads to stay persistent and usable. However, with this the organizations generate a large amount of data irrespective of their Cloud infrastructure. Therefore, it becomes necessity to have a data management service which provides streamline work with the control and flexibility to meet [...]

Leading the Way with AI-Driven Enterprise

The Covid-19 pandemic has reshaped various industries. Healthcare, education, or the likes, these sectors have undergone immense transformation. In fact, the pandemic accelerated the curve of digital transformation, replacing traditional, complex IT architectures with modern IT. Healthcare providers are imagining new ways -- how digital care delivery can improve patient outcomes, enhance the patient experience, [...]

Is SFTP enough for contemporary financial services needs?

Overview Given the velocity of change in today’s financial services industry and ever-stringent data security and regulatory compliance mandates, institutions need to look beyond only implementing an SFTP service. Non-compliance to data security and privacy regulations and a lack of end-to-end visibility and monitoring remain the main concerns with regard to the features and capabilities [...]

Collaboration Series: Future Ready Enterprises in the Digital-First World

The digital workplace will never be same again. As the global economies are recovering from the pandemic, evolving beyond is imminent threat. And with that, the move to cloud applications and Unified Communications is fast becoming a standard for enterprises targeting business continuity, global collaboration, and productivity. Organisations around the world are harnessing the power [...]

Accelerate Your Data Estate Modernization Journey

In today’s digital world, enterprises need to extract data from multiple sources and swiftly leverage analytics to gain a competitive edge. However, with massive volumes of data being generated every day, this can be an uphill task. To address these challenges, a cloud-based data estate modernization approach could be an optimum path forward bringing along [...]

Reimagining Retail: Delivering connected customer experience through unified commerce

Overview It is no secret that the Indian population had taken to online retail in a big way and the pandemic has just amplified it. According to IBEF, India’s e-commerce business will reach $99 billion by 2024, growing at a CAGR of 27% over 2019. Online penetration of retail is expected to reach 10.7% by [...]

Collaboration Series: Future Ready Enterprises in the Digital-First World

The digital workplace will never be same again. As the global economies are recovering from the pandemic, evolving beyond is imminent threat. And with that, the move to cloud applications and Unified Communications is fast becoming a standard for enterprises targeting business continuity, global collaboration, and productivity. The future will see a change as people [...]

Why do I need to backup Office 365? Are u protected without it?

Organizations needs to ensure that their data is protected and ready when you need it—that it’s recoverable, searchable and moveable. Losing your organization critical data can have serious financial implications for any business and more importantly in can leave businesses crippled for days or even weeks. There’s a lot of danger from which you need [...]

Helping Customers Lead with Data

Connectivity is everywhere. Analytics are intelligent. Data growth is exploding at exponential levels, coming from new sources in entirely new ways. Cloud has forever changed the world around us, making innovation more accessible, escalating expectations. Digital transformation is happening, but it’s not moving fast enough. And now we face a new and unprecedented era of [...]

Transform IT Operations with AIOps to achieve operational excellence

Overview Today, most organizations are transitioning from a traditional infrastructure of separate, static physical systems to a dynamic mix of on-premises, managed cloud, private cloud, and public cloud environments, running on virtualized or software-defined resources that scale and reconfigure constantly. Applications and systems across these environments generate a tsunami of data that keeps growing. In [...]

Ensure Business Continuity with AWS

With businesses looking to build long-term resiliency against future shocks such as the economic downturn due to the Covid-19 pandemic, leaders are looking at imbibing emerging technologies and undergoing digital transformation in order to build nimble, agile and scalable operations. One of the most fundamental of these new technologies is cloud computing. In short, cloud [...]

Future of Finance: Enabled By Cloud & Analytics

As the world grapples with the unprecedented effects of the pandemic, there has been renewed focus on fundamentally reshaping the way business is performed. As businesses navigate through a broad range of interrelated issues and evolving needs of various stakeholders, the cornerstone of future business strategy will fortify around agility, shifting paradigm of stakeholders, workforce [...]

Analysis of the Union Budget 2021

Overview The Government of India has been quick to react with targeted measures to arrest the fall of India’s GDP growth which is the worst in 4 decades. The after effect of this are already being felt on lives, livelihood and growth. While it is expected for the Finance Minister to unravel a pragmatic budget, [...]

The Dataversity : Linking data and performance (Stream-Understand-Act)

Overview If the pace of the pre-coronavirus world seemed fast, then time, in an evolutionary sense, post the pandemic seems to have transgressed further. Businesses that once mapped digital strategy in one- to three-year phases must now scale their initiatives in a matter of weeks. The coronavirus pandemic has accelerated the move to digital transformation [...]

Why an Open, Hybrid Cloud Architecture is essential to your customer’s experience

Overview If the pace of the pre-coronavirus world seemed fast, then time, in an evolutionary sense, post the pandemic seems to have transgressed further. Businesses that once mapped digital strategy in one- to three-year phases must now scale their initiatives in a matter of weeks. In short digital transformation is no longer an option. Now [...]

Pivoting the Future of Modern IT in a Post-COVID World

If 2020 was the year of making some hard decisions, 2021 is the year to gauge the outcome of those decisions and to take stock of the challenges encountered to devise a future-proof modern IT architecture. The pandemic had forced businesses to make difficult choices -- Transform their IT infrastructure to enable remote work or [...]

Digitalization for Discrete Manufacturing: New Roads to better efficiency & productivity

As we are inching towards better future with resilience and strong manufacturing practices, there are many changes that are getting visible. Everyone is welcoming different technology especially in manufacturing sector. Due to current pandemic, technology leaders have been put into battle which they were not expecting and not prepared. Even though digital transformation was on [...]

The Data Sessions Accelerating Business value through data and analytics

Overview As businesses realise that questions around digital transformation are changing from “if” to “how fast can we can pivot?”, top executives have to plan out a new data-led strategy for operations as it can radically change product delivery, customer experience, bring down time to market, increase productivity and help expand to new markets. Data [...]

Respond, Recover, and Innovate to Differentiate

Overview The Indian automobile sector, which was already gasping for demand in FY20, saw business come to an absolute standstill when the country went under lockdown in the last week of March and continued for over a month. The fourth largest automobile market in the world that sees sales of over 3.99 million units in [...]

Accelerating Business value through data and analytics

Overview "Move fast and break things. Unless you are breaking stuff, you are not moving fast enough." – Mark Zuckerberg. The state of India is very relevant to this very popular quote by one of the youngest and greatest leaders of our times. In the past 7 to 8 years, the Government’s agenda has been [...]

How the race for a COVID vaccine is revolutionizing Big pharma & Role of Digital Infra for Delivery?

Due to the humanitarian and economic crisis resulting from the COVID-19 situation, there is now an urgency to accelerate the process of discovery and bring out a solution. While several countries are gearing up to start production as soon as a vaccine is discovered, this in itself would not be the end of the road. [...]

AI Driven Enterprise- Networks of the Next Decade

With each passing day, the enterprise networks are growing at a rapid pace on account of the vast programmability of devices and flexibility in their configuration. According to a report by Grand View Research, Inc, the global enterprise networking market is expected to reach USD 64.63 billion by 2021, growing at a rate of 61%. [...]

The Digitisation Drive for Business Agility

Overview Decoding how enterprises are transforming business operations with Intelligent Digital Business Automation Discussing industry use cases with industry experts For the uninitiated, digital transformation is the integration of digital technology into all areas of a business, fundamentally changing how you operate and deliver value to customers. It's also a cultural change that requires organizations [...]

Next Generation Digital Governance using Technology – Cloud, AI & IOT

There is no refuting that digitization and data are at the center of today’s forward-thinking solutions to some of the biggest real-life world problems. While Business strategies are shifting rapidly to accommodate this new norm with technology being at its heart and center, Governments across the globe are embracing ‘Digital’ further creating collaborative mechanisms with [...]

Rebooting SMEs for Sustainable Growth

Overview For ages, we’ve been witnessing epidemics and crises but the rapid global phenomenon of COVID-19 and its fallout has left business sales and revenues plunge, or in some cases, zeroed with no industry being spared. However, SMBs and SMEs in India are looking to bounce back after facing stiff challenges due to the ongoing [...]

Data Management: The Tenet of Financial Industry post Covid

The enterprise IT landscape is going through a digital transformation as it shifts from handcrafted, single purpose data center designs to new technologies that deliver agility, scalability, and greater efficiency. The hybrid cloud relies on the availability and resiliency of data. Enterprises require a complete data protection solution that is reliable, flexible, and easy to [...]

The Economic Times Convergence Summit Future-proof your data infrastructure

Join Now With more customer data than ever to store, manage and analyze; enterprises are missing out on insights hidden deep within their datasets. This can result in innovations, customer experiences and new revenue opportunities continuously going untapped. In today’s challenging times, enterprises need to push the boundaries of IT and take advantage of data-driven [...]

Accelerate your Digital Journey with Open Source

Open Source technology can accelerate enterprises with their digital transformations by providing a quickly developing innovation ecosystem filled with like-minded peers. But to successfully use open source to win, serve, and delight customers, there’s a level of quality and performance that is expected. The key success factors for Open Source Life Cycle Management with Automation [...]

Maintenance 4.0 – Manage Assets that Matter

The economic slowdown due to pandemic has hit the Industrial Manufacturing sector quite hard due to the downward trend in Auto Industry worldwide. Although key benchmark sectors are recently seeing an uptick, the road to recovery will definitely be amplified by organisations adopting & flexing digital muscle to simplify processes, reduce tat & render transparency [...]

Embracing the Industry with Scalable and Innovative Solutions

Overview The consumer-packaged goods industry is changing rapidly and has evolved to meet consumer demands; thanks to digital technology that has allowed brands to carve out markets by selling directly to customers, from online ordering and delivery to personalized meal kits and more. The industry is in the midst of ground-breaking changes across the value [...]

The Economic Times CXO Sustainable Infrastructure Round Table

As we look to move past the grave phase of COVID-19, the global economy is contending with understanding the atrociousness of the economic impact it leaves. A Cambridge study predicts that the global economy could face a loss of some US$26.8 trillion, or 5.3%, of global GDP in the coming five years and The World [...]

Accelerate your Digital Journey with Open Source

Open Source technology can accelerate enterprises with their digital transformations by providing a quickly developing innovation ecosystem filled with like-minded peers. But to successfully use open source to win, serve, and delight customers, there’s a level of quality and performance that is expected. The key success factors for Open Source Life Cycle Management with Automation [...]

Auto Industry Upturn Through Digital Transformation

Overview Auto Industry upturn is what the entire world has been looking forward to these days as it is the Auto sector which gets influenced first if there is a downturn & enjoys an uptrend when the economies start getting better. Looking at the current market scenario, although it may take a while for complete [...]

AI Driven Enterprise- Networks of the Next Decade

With each passing day, the enterprise networks are growing at a rapid pace on account of the vast programmability of devices and flexibility in their configuration. According to a report by Grand View Research, Inc, the global enterprise networking market is expected to reach USD 64.63 billion by 2021, growing at a rate of 61%. [...]

Efficient work environment with process automation

Overview Today technology has made us reliable, efficient & productive. With the use of digital assistant, we can send text, play music, order food, check whether, open apps etc. which saves a lot of time for us. Now imagine if we can have a digital assistant at our workplaces to help us save valuable time, [...]

The Future of Personalised Experiences in the Digital Era

Brands win or lose by how well they wow customers. And in today’s digital era, artificial intelligence is an effective tool to offer a flawless personalised customer experience. According to an industry survey, more than half of C-suite executives (about 53%) think AI will give them a competitive advantage by improving customer experience and personalization. [...]

Data Management: The Tenet of Manufacturing post Covid Era

The enterprise IT landscape is going through a digital transformation as it shifts from handcrafted, single purpose data center designs to new technologies that deliver agility, scalability, and greater efficiency. The hybrid cloud relies on the availability and resiliency of data. Enterprises require a complete data protection solution that is reliable, flexible, and easy to [...]

The Data Sessions Accelerating Business value through data and analytics

Overview BFSI stands for the Banking, Financial Services, and Insurance sector. Fundamentally, it represents a major portion of the multi-billion-dollar Indian economy comprising all Banking, Insurance, and Non-Banking Financial Institutions. The latter is known as the NBFCs. Also, the BFSI industry largely refers to financial service firms such as Broking, and Asset Management. India, as [...]

Get Started with Hyperautomation: Pivot with AI-Driven RPA Tools

Are repetitive, low-value tasks such as validating, copying, and pasting across multiple systems consuming your employees’ time? You can free your employees to focus on higher-value work by automating repetitive, routine tasks with robotic process automation (RPA). With recognized benefits like accelerated time to value, reduced human error, and increase throughput, RPA is projected to [...]

Achieve Process Automation not in days or months but minutes

With the Covid19 crisis severely impacting businesses globally, bringing digitalization to the front and center of everything enterprises do, has become more important. Digital transformation has brought forth a paradigm shift in terms of what it means to conduct business as usual. As organizations strive to deliver a superior customer experience with innovative solutions at [...]

Digital Workplace in the ERA of Covid-19

Join Now The Covid-19 coronavirus is becoming the accelerator for one of the greatest workplace transformations of our lifetime. How we work, communicate, and of course, where we work, will be changed forever! This strong wave of disruption will teach a big lesson and will change our perspectives forever. From business models to people's strategy [...]

Get Modernisation Rolling – Move from Monolithic to Microservices with Mono2Micro

Modernisation is hard, but COVID-19 has highlighted numerous case stories that focus on why modernisation is a necessity to survive disruption and win in the new digital market. Companies need strong, personalised guidance to plan modernisation strategically, provide cost savings to the organisation, ability to maximise ROI, and reduce risk. We know that the best [...]

Recognizing Digital Marketing’s Best Kept Secret: Digital Fraud

The year 2020 would leave an indelible mark in our minds, thanks to the Covid Crisis. Whether it was lockdown or unlocking India Inc, every experience was different this year. Keeping in mind the fact that every economy and organization is contemplating a smoother strategy for riding the next growth bandwagon in the post-Covid world, [...]

Rewiring human capital – reimagining roles in the manufacturing sector

Overview Rising unemployment, hunger, malnutrition, poverty and deaths – the Coronavirus pandemic has showed us a dystopian side of life on earth that we could have not imagined easily. But businesses and business leaders have responded to the global health crisis by broadening the horizon of what was possible, and this has caused a paradigm [...]

Modernize Data Storage with an Enterprise Grade Cloud Object Storage

IDC estimates that unstructured data is likely to represent as much as 80% of all data worldwide by 2025. Enterprises are finding it increasingly challenging, to efficiently and affordably store and manage this data deluge. Businesses that recognize storage as a strategic investment, are demanding more out of their storage systems such as control, performance, [...]

Delivering a Better CX with Customer Journey Mapping and Analytics

Delivering a Better CX with Customer Journey Mapping and Analytics Your customers are comparing you with the best customer experience they’ve ever had—every time. As consumers, they want brands to consistently treat them as if they know them and are aware of their likes and dislikes, regardless of the time, place, or the setting. On [...]

AI Driven Enterprise- Networks of the Next Decade

With each passing day, the enterprise networks are growing at a rapid pace on account of the vast programmability of devices and flexibility in their configuration. According to a report by Grand View Research, Inc, the global enterprise networking market is expected to reach USD 64.63 billion by 2021, growing at a rate of 61%. [...]

Path to prosperity: Understanding personal finances this Diwali

10th November 2020 | 04.00 PM – 05:30 PM IST Diwali is the time to declutter our homes as we prepare to invite prosperity in the new year. On this auspicious occasion, allow us to ring a positive note by saying that humankind has always thrived in the wake of a great crisis. History bears [...]

Road Map for Business Continuity in Pharma

The Indian pharma sector is the third largest in the world. It manufactures almost 60 per cent of the vaccines used globally, including important ones, such as those against diphtheria, tetanus, and pertussis required by the World Health Organisation (WHO). Furthermore, the country meets 90 per cent of the global demand for the vaccine against [...]

Unified Communications-The Fulcrum for Modern Workplace!

Accelerated by COVID-19, remote working model, once a rarity for a few, is here to stay. It is quickly becoming a defining feature of our modern times. In fact, remote working is an enlightened way to work in its own right; learning how to manage a remote organization can create lasting benefits for your business—with [...]

Twin Engines for Success- Talent and Technology

Digital transformation is fundamentally impacting everyday world and the CHRO is no different. In today’s work culture, every aspect has a technology element attached to it. Organizations are becoming more efficient and the efficiency of all our employees goes up by leaps and bounds by expanding and enhancing IT capabilities for their own employees, leading [...]

The Greatest Reset – Driving financial results through the Supply Chain

For ages, we’ve been witnessing epidemics and crises but the rapid global phenomenon of COVID-19 and its fallout has left business sales and revenues plunge, or in some cases, zeroed with no industry being spared. As we are reviving back from the pandemic and adapting the new normal, more and more companies are competing primarily [...]

How to migrate from legacy ERP to cloud successfully – HR Tech Agenda

Cloud is imperative when it comes to not just modernizing the IT environment, but also people function for a complete digital transformation. Cloud-based computing and storage platforms offer manifold advantages over conventional on-premise systems, from lower operating costs to better compatibility with the working styles of digital enterprises. In addition, cloud offers improved security, reduced [...]

Digital Finance – Preparing companies for the new normal

Overview The Coronavirus pandemic has showed us a dystopian side of life on earth that we could have not imagined easily. One does not need to be a clairvoyant to see how we are struggling to maintain balance between a life-threatening disease and living a normal life. Similarly, many businesses are facing challenges daily and [...]

Network Visibility Architecture – No more a luxury but a necessity!

Overview: The expression ‘network visibility’ has been in the networking space for a long time yet has never been as significant as it is today. More mobile devices are now connecting to more data from more sources - regardless of whether virtualization, the cloud or IoT. In such an environment, understanding what visibility absolutely means [...]

Leading the Change – Breaking Barriers of Conventional Leadership

Wise judgment and effective decision-making have always been essential skills for leaders across all professional settings. The business leaders of the 21st Century have undergone major upheavals. Whether it’s the dotcom bubble, 2008-09 recession triggered by the collapse of Lehman Brothers, or the recent Coronavirus pandemic, the leaders confronted different forms of crisis at various [...]

The Economic Times Unwired Transformation In Banking-2.0

Capitalizing on Transaction Banking The pandemic has pushed banks to transform their business models and reinvent themselves. Digital adaptation started off as an option but has changed into a requirement in every bank’s agenda as end consumers, businesses, and governments are quickly adopting trends cascading from the technology sector in their tech capabilities, operations and [...]

The Economic Times Money Gurukul – Financial well-being & emotional well-being

23rd October 2020 | 11.00 AM – 12:00 PM IST Financial well-being is a state of healthy living through the active pursuit of financial knowledge, planning and goal setting to live your best life.  It’s holistic approach to money and living. Whereas emotional well-being is you are able to manage your thoughts , feelings and [...]

Driving Business Transformation Through AI: Can your Data be Trusted?

To meet the complexity of global challenges during uncertain times, data agility is critical to maintain a competitive advantage in the market. As businesses start to scale the use of AI as a transformative power to innovate and be more efficient, they have to manage the risks that come with it. Almost 89% of businesses [...]

Leveraging & Protecting Data Capital

Today, we are sitting on a mammoth amount of data or golden asset. According to IDC, by 2025, the worldwide data will grow 61% to 175 zettabytes from 33 zettabytes, with as much of the data residing in the cloud as in data centres. An organization’s value is defined not just by their market capital, [...]

3D’s in Financial Services

According to a study by Gartner, by 2030 , 80% of heritage banking firms that fail to adapt to digitalization will go out of business, become commoditized or exist only formally.  A report published in the Economic Times revealed that only 17 percent of banks have succeeded in digitally transforming at scale. The report also [...]

Managing Security in a Multi-Cloud World

About 85% of the companies globally operate in a multi-cloud environment and by 2021, 98% plan to use hybrid, multiple clouds. This brings to fore some latent challenges such as too many tools, too much data, few skilled resources, disparate environments, etc. Securing this fragmented IT environment requires costly migration and complex integrations. As a [...]

AMPLIFY PHARMA: Talking Atma Nirbhar

Response, Recover and Thrive have been around for a while. Not only as individuals we are strengthening ourselves for a new normal comeback, but the trend is across nations and industries. Pharmaceuticals is among one of those sectors in the throes of big change. With the start of Covid 19 to the day today, the [...]

Critical Workloads can now move to Public Cloud

Are you afraid of putting your Critical Workload on Public Cloud? Not Anymore! While most enterprises focused initially on migrating relatively simple applications and workloads, they can now migrate, modernize and build complex and mission-critical applications in the public cloud as well. Cloud can unleash your digital workforce and accelerate processes if you leverage the [...]

The Evolution of CX in the Pandemic

The world is seeing a reset across multiple fronts owing to Covid-19. In these unprecedented times, businesses have multiple challenges-- but the one challenge that keeps them most worried is – what is happening to their consumer? How can they serve them, deliver the promise they made in the BC era (before Covid), be there [...]

The Economic Times Workforce of the Future

Manage a Distributed Workforce in the Current Times The pandemic has brought forward a complete shift in the workplace strategy with remote working coming out as a new norm. Before the COVID-19 outbreak, less than 50% of companies had a remote work program. Banks, regulated industries, and many financial services companies did not encourage remote working, [...]

Drive Ecological & Economic Sustainability with IOT Connected Ecosystems

According to McKinsey, by 2025, the IoT's economic impact will be around $11.1 trillion. Historically, technology has evolved for the progress of humankind. However, due to the industrial revolutions, the world today is combating various hazardous issues such as CO2 emissions, severe air/water pollution, climate change that has compelled the businesses to seriously focus on [...]

Insightful conversations on Recovery from Zero Day Attack

Cyber-attacks have turned out to be the greatest foes of today's data-driven world. Post an attack, unable to recover critical data and resume business operations can be more devastating. According to a study, about 60% of IT decision makers lack confidence that they could reliably recover all business-critical data in the event of a cyber-attack.  [...]

Engines of Human Progress (high-level conversations on the impact of technology on human developments)

Over the decades, innovation and technology has massively transformed mankind and the society has gone through a massive digital transformation from pre industrial state to now, a post-industrial world. The 21st century has completely changed the canvas of how we live our lives. The rapid pace of technology has forced us to rewire conditioned ways [...]

It’s Not Remote work vs. Office work Anymore. The Future is Remote + Office work

Earlier this year, IT teams did a super-human job of rapidly enabling employees to work remotely during the pandemic. The stories were amazing – with some technologists standing up environments in weeks – or even a matter of days. Now, IT leaders realize that “back-to-office” isn’t “remote work in reverse.” The reason is WFH is [...]

Digitization of the Construction Industry

25th September 2020 | 12.00 PM – 01:00 PM IST Over the past decade we have seen a major shift of the Indian industry towards digitization and digitalization. Considering the outlook of the Construction Industry, the need of the hour is digital transformation. 66% of the construction companies in India are prioritizing DX allowing them [...]

The Economic Times presents ThinkNxt

25th September 2020 | 14.30 PM – 15:30 PM IST Are you worried about overhauling business and production processes to meet consumer demand and align your business to market dynamics? Are you concerned that the investment you are making might take longer to show returns? If yes, you are not alone. Several business leaders have [...]

Insightful conversations on Recovery from Zero Day Attack

Cyber-attacks have turned out to be the greatest foes of today's data-driven world. Post an attack, unable to recover critical data and resume business operations can be more devastating. According to a study, about 60% of IT decision makers lack confidence that they could reliably recover all business-critical data in the event of a cyber-attack.  [...]

The Economic Times Money Gurukul – Retirement planning

25th September 2020 | 04.00 PM – 05:30 PM IST If you look at our world - you will notice it is unpredictable. Before 2020, could you have imagined that a virus could shut down the whole world? It disrupted economies, impacted growth, caused countless businesses to permanently close down and sharply increased the unemployment [...]

Preparing for the Future with Secure Connected Digital Experience

Unprecedented change brings both new challenges and opportunities. The pace at which businesses are changing is unparalleled. However due to the continuous transformation organizations are looking forward to the solutions which are agile and seamless. Understanding your business vision becomes critical in such scenarios. So how do you leverage collaboration? When done right,  collaboration will [...]

Optimizing the value chain for evolving customer preferences through data & AI

The cycle of lockdowns, re-opening and the apprehension amongst consumers has adversely impacted the FMCG market landscape. Consumer habits have changed, perhaps forever. As consumption patterns shift from luxuries to necessities, discretionary to essential and offline to online, India’s consumer focused brands are facing challenges on multiple fronts. Consumer brands today are anxious to analyse [...]

Building Business Resiliency with Automation Anywhere

Building Business Resiliency, with Automation Anywhere Agenda 17:15 – 18:15 Building Business Resiliency: Automating the path for the Future Enterprise Discussion points Digital transformation enabled by enterprise wide automation Automation as an enabler of speed, scale, flexibility, M&As for Indian Conglomerates RPA crucial to integrating processes, systems, people across geographies – enabling organic and inorganic [...]

Aggregating Intelligent Automation with BFSI for Better Efficiency

When COVID struck this nation, many businesses had to evolve in a short span of time, BFSI is one them. This crisis has significantly impacted financial institutions across the globe, With the customer’s ease of paper-based transactions and the fast shift to WFH, banks need to accelerate their digital initiatives to enhance their top line [...]

CX-Trends to watch out in 2021

It’s no cakewalk to win customers for life. Especially, when there’s a fierce battle going on to be numero uno amid a gloomy environment. Customer expectations are skyrocketing, teams are overloaded with work, and every small misstep gets amplified on social media. According to a recent survey, about 56% of consumers switched to a competitor [...]

Leveraging Digital to build Safe and Productive Workspace in Current Times

In the current world of Covid 19, organizations across the globe need to establish and monitor improved health & safety measures to monitor workspace safety, however it’s important that these measures don’t hamper the organizational productivity and employee’s privacy. A possible COVID spread can happen in an organization, primarily due to the inability to trace [...]

Solving Data Challenges in BFSI

Data is our new golden asset and we are looking for ways to maximize our return on data. Data-driven insights are helping various businesses to accelerate their business operations. When it comes to the BFSI sector, unlocking the data power for better business outcomes is at the core. However, without a defined format content, processing [...]

Resuscitating Growth Engines via Technology

In this Covid-19 engulfed world, the world is in a deep recession. The economic fallout of this unprecedented event has impacted many businesses, unemployment rate has risen, and productivity has fallen. The questions remain—how to revive to pre-Covid crisis levels? How to revive the growth engines? How technology can be an enabler in getting back [...]

Reinventing the Contact Centre

Even in the best of times, customers are ready to abandon a brand after only three unsatisfactory support interactions. The COVID-19 pandemic is forcing organizations to rethink and radically change their operations in real time. The disruption has led to increased pressure on contact centers to manage the dramatically increased demand, extensive and sustained orders [...]

Reimagining Cloud Analytics in the New Normal

Organizations today have become more data driven as they embark on digital transformations to accelerate time to value, reduce costs, improve efficiency, and deliver trusted insights. As businesses grow, they generate massive amounts of data every day. This data comes from different sources such as mobile phones, the Internet of Things (IoT) sensors and various [...]

The Next Normal In Indian HealthCare

The pandemic has steadily started cracking the health care infrastructure in India. With weak systems it has become extremely difficult to battle the virus. The COVID -19 has been an eye opener to us conveying how important its is to reboot our healthcare system. To adapt to the new normal innovation is a must. The [...]

The Economic Times Supply Chain & Logistics Webinar

4 September 2020 | 4pm to 5:30pm IST The Coronavirus pandemic, which is oddly reminiscent of the Spanish Flu that struck India in the month of June in 1918, has left businesses reimagining ways to continue operations and spruce up activity as the country returns to normalcy. According to a report from rating agency Acuite, [...]

Personal finance during unprecedented Times

4th September 2020 | 11.30 AM – 01:00 PM IST During this unprecedented time of the Corona virus pandemic, financial concerns have become paramount amongst people, second only to health & life. In the financial markets, investors hate uncertainty. It is during the uncertain periods that pricing of assets becomes difficult, which negatively impacts the [...]

Solving India’s Protein Paradox

28 August 2020 | 5 pm to 6 pm ( IST ) Did you know the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) recommends that an average adult should consume between 0.8 to 1g of protein per kg of body weight every day. However, as per the World Resources Institute estimates, an Indian adult is consuming [...]

Designing Cloud Strategies for Business Growth

In these unprecedented times, organizations are increasingly facing unforeseen disruption across every function.  Today, business continuity, cost control, flexibility, security--stand critical for every organization. In such a scenario, digital technologies have proved to be the saving grace and are helping businesses to be on the growth track. Amongst digital technologies, public cloud is offering a [...]

Enabling Data-driven, Collaborative Healthcare in a Virtual World

Over 100 years ago, the world was hit by a deadliest flu, today again we are pushed at the same juncture, battling with the Covid-19 pandemic. Fortunately, we are armed with far better weapons today to fight the pandemic, thanks to technology. Digital adoption is transforming the healthcare system in a massive way. Starting from [...]

Future-proof your Cloud Journey – Cloud Assured, Cloud Secured

It’s no more a hidden truth now! Winning enterprises have embraced cloud as a key enabler for business transformation. And organizations with right migration, applications modernization and cloud management strategies are about 2X more successful in their digital transformation initiatives. Today, hybrid cloud is fuelling enterprise transformation and there’s been a fundamental shift in the [...]

The Economic Times UnWired Transformation in Banking

The depth and breadth of the COVID-19 pandemic has been unprecedented. Its impact is forcing banks and their corporate customers, both in the Asia, as well as worldwide, to come to terms with a new reality in the workplace. Alongside the shift towards remote working, the uncertainties and market turbulence triggered by the outbreak have [...]

Unboxing Customer Intelligence for a Wow Customer Experience

Are you confident to deliver the desired Customer Experience? Is there something amiss in your Customer Success journey mapping? Before drawing any conclusion, let’s introspect—are we considering all kinds of signals by customers in the digital world? Global events during 2020 have blown up the rulebook. While no one knows what a post-pandemic world will [...]

Modernizing Data Lakes for AI while Reducing Costs

Organizations today have become more data driven as they embark on digital transformations to accelerate time to value, reduce costs, improve efficiency, and deliver trusted insights. The popularity of data lakes has given organizations the needed foundation to discover breakthrough insights. 80% of business leaders view AI as a strategic priority while only 19% of [...]

Rebooting Digital Transformation in BFSI

It’s been a long journey for BFSI Inc to understand and address their technological requirements in the past few years, however this Covid pandemic has given them new dimensions of complexities and learnings. The world is in the process of Unlocking and they are huge responsibility on Businesses to take us back to the Normal. [...]

Intelligent Customer Engagement Toolbox – Choosing the right resources for success

Marketers, today, have a very difficult job – not only grab the attention of a fickle-minded customer but also hold him long enough to create an impression or convert the interest into a transaction. With the proliferation of devices such as mobile, tablets, laptops etc. ensuring that businesses have presence across platforms to reach customers [...]

Unified Cloud Experience through Scalable & Flexible IT Infrastructure

The pandemic has given all organizations a reality check that digitalization is a big differentiator and having the right cloud solutions is the only way to be more agile, reliable and performance optimized. In a world that is changing daily, your organization also should be able to navigate challenges and discover dynamic opportunities in real [...]

Rewiring Your Strategy for Cloud Data Management – The BFSI Story

Faced with a constantly evolving business landscape and unprecedented levels of uncertainty, it’s more vital than ever that data and analytics leaders forge new paths to enable a cloud managed data centric culture within their organizations. The uncertainty ushered in by 2020 will stay with us for some time but with these disruptions comes enormous [...]

Unified Cloud Experience: Modernizing Applications for agile and responsive IT systems

Today’s business organizations always look at meeting business objectives with speed and agility especially in the ever-competitive environment. Enterprises today need the ability to understand and quickly respond to business demands, while ensuring round-the-clock-availability of critical applications. In an ever-dynamic business environment it is important to get future-ready, boost business agility and elevate customer experience [...]

Leading the Way with AI-Driven Enterprise

The Covid-19 pandemic has reshaped various industries. When it comes to the BFSI sector, it is relying heavily on its networks to connect customers, employees, partners and suppliers to a range of applications and services. Though these networks were adequate in the past (during the pre-Covid days), they may no longer provide the level of [...]

Critical Workloads can now move to Public Cloud

Are you afraid of putting your Critical Workload on Public Cloud? Not Anymore! While most enterprises focused initially on migrating relatively simple applications and workloads, they can now migrate, modernize and build complex and mission-critical applications in the public cloud as well. Cloud can unleash your digital workforce and accelerate processes if you leverage the [...]

Reinventing Digital Workplace 2.0

The world’s response to COVID-19 has led to a massive transformation in the workplace. With each passing day, the relationships between organization and customer, employer and employee are getting more and more digitized. Businesses are embracing digital ways of working to drive greater efficiency, safeguard business continuity and foster employee engagement virtually. Technology is no [...]

Anaplan presents The Economic Times CXO Roundtable

Current crisis has created a lot of challenges for organizations across industries and has compelled them to come up with new strategies. Aim of a company now is to control the cost to the company and yield maximum productivity from its resources like workforce. The pandemic has created chaos for many companies, as they are [...]

Fuel your Digital Transformation Journey with HPE Ezmeral

The Covid-19 pandemic has accelerated the pace of digital transformation in various organizations. Businesses are increasingly evaluating a digital-first strategy—to compete and thrive amid the global pandemic. As a part of digital-first strategy, when it comes to edge-to-cloud strategy and vision of providing everything as a service, software is a very critical and important component [...]

Unleash the power of CDN Platform for faster & Secured Digital Experience

In the current fast changing world, every organization is looking for faster, secured and uninterrupted digital platforms for their employees and customers. Content Delivery Networks are taking centre-stage as they are a fundamental tool for creating positive digital experiences. Today customers have choices to access the content from PC to mobile and they expect a [...]

India is the world's second largest producer of food after China and has the potential of being the biggest, backed by its food and agricultural sector. The Indian food industry is poised for huge growth, increasing its contribution to world food trade every year. In India, the food sector has emerged as a high-growth and [...]

Path to Happiness: A Mythological Inspiration to Business Nirvana?

History has provided some great learnings over the period. We still take inspirations from our epic mythological wars and sacred texts to address our problems. But can it help in resolving our current business problems as well? Organizations have applied various management techniques to run the business efficiently. However not many organizations have applied the [...]

Simplifying & Making Buying Decisions in a Phy-gital World

COVID-19 has changed the way we buy, browse and transact in the physical world. Today, digital is the new normal. Many buying decisions which involve both selecting and buying in the physical world will need more digital touchpoints to maintain revenues and business for companies. Companies have had to turn on a dime to ensure [...]