One of the key characteristics of cloud-based services is the flexibility it offers to avail required resources as and when there is a business need. The need to engage more resources could arise when business expands or when there is a diversification in company portfolio. Whatever be the reason, there are 3 important things to consider while scaling your cloud presence.
With more and more businesses mobilizing their workforce, it becomes essential that, employees are able to access critical applications at their convenience. Having realized this fact, many businesses are allowing their employees to use their own devices to access critical IT applications especially when they are travelling. Major corporations are already embracing consumerization of IT, by allowing employees to use their own devices to work from home.
Despite strong inflationary pressures and change in currency values, IT spending in India is projected to increase by USD 79.8 billion in 2012 – an increase of 9.1 percent when compared to USD 73.1 billion spent in 2011. This growth is attributed to the booming telecom sector and adoption of smart phones, tablets and PCs especially in tier II and tier III cities.
In the 90s, storage disks of less than 30GB capacity were incredibly expensive. Today, thanks to innovations in silicon technology, we are able to get high capacity storage disks at a nominal cost. Due to this, companies are storing huge volumes of data in their internal storage servers.
Cloud based applications and solutions have made the life easier for corporations to enable mobile workforce. Here are a few points to ponder while mobilizing the workforce with the help of mobilecloud-based applications.
The digital decade and related technologies have enhanced the efficiency of businesses to a large extent. Experts say that more businesses are relying on analytics and decision sciences to take key strategic decisions across all facets of business.
Knowledge economy, according to experts from around the world, refers to the use of knowledge as the primary factor to improvise the economy of a company or a country. For knowledge to grow and prosper, abundance of information as and when required, is very essential.
The pace at which information technology changes today is greater than ever. The emergence of smart phones and smart devices, app economy is increasing steadily with more and more companies mobilizing their workforce to enhance productivity and better results. Experts from around the world are betting big on business intelligence tools, cloud based applications and security management to dominate in the upcoming years. Vice President of Gartner, David Cearley says that Enterprises will need to...
Part I of this post dealt with identifying business challenges by engaging the employees using various methodologies. In this post, let us discuss about the identifying the right vendor who can provide the best solution to suit the business requirements.
Large corporations usually work with multiple vendors for their raw materials, packaging services or distribution of products. “Vendor Management” is a term that denotes the tools and processes that are in place to manage, procure or contract various utilities from the vendors. Globalization during the nineties led to the maturity of businesses across the globe that changed the way businesses used to function. Vendors were treated as partners and businesses started encouraging their partners...
The digital decade has witnessed the emergence of various technologies that have prioritized IT more than any other vertical. Gartner Symposium/IT Expo is the industry's only event to deliver the insights, tools and relationships that are necessary to create, validate and execute transformative business technology strategies.
Chris Anderson, the editor of Wired magazine, conceptualized the long tail, back in 2004. According to the concept, retailers can make significant profits by selling large quantities of less popular products in addition to selling fewer quantities of most popular products. A typical example could be an online music store that sells large quantities of less popular albums that are priced very less, in addition to selling fewer copies of the most popular albums that are highly priced.
Gartner Inc.’s first ever flagship conference in India, Gartner Symposium/IT Expo will be held in Mumbai from 21 to 23 November 2011.
With the implementation of ERP systems and related applications, data gets captured across the organization. Reports can be generated efficiently from the available data to gain a clear view of the day-to-day operations. Organizations utilize these reports to measure their business performance periodically and identify the areas of improvements to scale new heights.
Enterprise Application Search (EAS) – as the name implies, is a tool that is well integrated with an ERP application and helps users find relevant information from the application database.
We wrote about data explosion and a brief about how to handle it in one of our previous posts. Having explained that data strategy is one way to tackle data explosion in organizations, let us get into some details of data strategy and how to implement it according to the business needs.
Software as a Service (SaaS) is rapidly becoming a common delivery model for most business applications, including accounting, collaboration, customer relationship management (CRM) etc. Now email via SaaS is also gaining momentum.