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TCS to Sponsor New York City Marathon

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TCS to Sponsor New York City Marathon

New York Road Runners (NYRR) and Tata Consultancy Services (TCS), a leading Indian IT services company, announced Wednesday an eight-year partnership. TCS will take on the role of Title Sponsor in 2014 of the premier long-distance athletic event in the world – the New York City Marathon. Beginning in 2014, the prestigious race will be [...]

How Microsoft Plans to Sell Cloud to Companies

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How Microsoft Plans to Sell Cloud to Companies

When it’s difficult to sell technology, tech vendors start selling terminology. That holds true for cloud computing, too. While cloud has yet to prove its utility as a utility computing technology, marketers are packaging and repackaging their traditional offerings to lure enterprise buyers with baits of different types. [ Also Read: Ali Shadman Reveals the [...]

Top 10 Technology Trends for 2012: Deloitte

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Top 10 Technology Trends for 2012: Deloitte

Deloitte announced Thursday the research findings from its 3rd annual “Tech Trends 2012″ report, which identifies and predicts the top 10 emerging and disruptive technologies that are expected to play a crucial role in how businesses are anticipated to operate globally in 2012 and beyond.  Deloitte’s “Tech Trends 2012″ distinguished the technologies in two categories: [...]

How to Use E-Governance to Deal with Corruption

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How to Use E-Governance to Deal with Corruption

As political bosses and social activists are at daggers drawn with each other over the corruption issue, corruption has become the hottest trending topic in India. But in this ongoing melee, both sides are ignoring a powerful tool that can control corruption. It’s technology. By Rakesh Raman It’s a known fact that computer-based citizen services [...]

US at Top in Information Technology: Global Study

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US at Top in Information Technology: Global Study

Even while grappling with a multi-year economic downturn, the United States ranks as the world’s most competitive country in information technology, the Business Software Alliance (BSA) reported today (Sept. 27) with its publication of the 2011 edition of the Economist Intelligence Unit’s IT Industry Competitiveness Index. The Index, updated for the fourth time since 2007, [...]

CIOs – Chief Information (or Ignorant) Officers?

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CIOs – Chief Information (or Ignorant) Officers?

CIOs must get the balance right between utility and innovation in order to secure influence in the future, according to new research from PA Consulting Group and Harvey Nash. The 2011 survey of over 2,500 CIOs and IT leaders reveals that CIOs are playing an increasingly influential role within their organisations (50 per cent now [...]

Ali Shadman Reveals the Secrets of Cloud Computing

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Ali Shadman Reveals the Secrets of Cloud Computing

Only the mysteries of Egyptian mummies come somewhere close to the extent of enigma that cloud computing has brought to the tech markets. Cloud sellers seem to be running very fast but going nowhere. And user companies are more confused than enthused over the cloud concept. Is cloud for real? Or is it also headed for [...]