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The 3Cs for every CIO to get their IT department ready for digital transformation

The IT Department, which was hitherto a “supporting” function, is suddenly being looked at as the “most critical” function for implementing their digital business strategy needs.

Indian enterprises uniquely positioned to embrace digital journey: KC Phua, Hitachi Vantara

In an interaction with IDG Media, KC Phua- Technical Director for Data Management & Protection, APAC at Hitachi Vantara, explained how data center solutions, combined with machine learning and artificial intelligence, can help large scale enterprises achieve digital transformation. 
 

Data: Challenges with the most precious asset created by digital transformation

Businesses need holistic data management practices that can link data across applications and business functions. Growing legislation has heightened the need for effective and secure data management policies.

Why Microsoft’s big bet on deep learning could go bad

Deep learning is the hottest branch of A.I., but it might not be all that deep.

Not everyone supports the 'CEO Sleepout' in Australia

CEOs' efforts are not denting the sides of a growing problem, argues Anne-Marie Elias

Cloud security doesn’t raise alarm bells: Jay Chaudhry, Zscaler

The shiny network appliances in organizations’ security infra are irrelevant as cloud is now a professionally managed utility, says Jay Chaudhry, founder & CEO at Zscaler.

Collaborative ecosystems are evolving with IoT: Srikanth Gopalakrishnan, SAP

IoT is a source of data that is coupled with core business processes. An extra dimension comes with time series data and the state of the machines it interacts with. This creates the potential to create massive savings, and also helps in providing much better customer experience.

Trying to build a better IT organisation? Alignment is out, anticipation is in

What sets high performing IT organisations apart from the rest? It could very well be their ability to anticipate. The days of IT thinking it needs to ‘align’ with the organisation are over.

Invest in right talent and technology, for data and AI will drive business decisions

With so much market hype around Artificial Intelligence (AI), Big Data, Machine Learning (ML) and other technologies, most companies are finding it difficult to ingrain data as a key driver of business decisions.

New purpose-built platforms are ready to leverage the Age of Instrumentation

The information technology industry is rife with tools developed to serve a specific need.

Even CIOs need a hard hat: Agile construction is a secret weapon for smarter IT

Agile construction methodologies are dramatically changing how IT infrastructure is being built. Those construction practices will, in turn, give CIOs more flexibility in how they do IT planning and save money on a fast-growing aspect of their budgets at the same time.

Muthoot Pappachan Group launches chit business powered by fintech

Muthoot Pappachan group earlier this month launched chit business in Karnataka towards financial inclusion, which will support features like video conferencing for bidding.