Talking the Talk – The Entertainment Brain of Conversational Search


Sue Couto, Senior Vice President, APAC Sales, TiVo For many years, effective voice-based search technologies have eluded businesses that have tried to bring next-generation input methods to customers. Command-based speech systems have been perceived as ineffective and hard for viewers to use. However, the widespread adoption of smartphones and tablets, and their minimised keyboards, has led to a renewed interest …

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WannaCry might be the tip of the iceberg


By Rick Holland, Vice President, Strategy, Digital Shadows The attack on 200,000 plus computers across more than 120 countries around the world by the WannaCry ransomware certainly got the attention of governments, media, consumers and law enforcement. But the actual impact could have been so much worse. Much ink is still being expended trying to determine who was responsible and what …

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Business demands for agility and innovation prompt rise of cloud native applications: adoption is set to double by 2020


New research from Capgemini, a global leader in consulting, technology and outsourcing services, indicates a significant step change in enterprise cloud adoption through the increased use of cloud native applications – applications and services built to perform optimally in the cloud, leveraging Platform as a Service (PaaS). Driven by recognition that cloud-native applications can enable IT to better contribute to …

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Digitization can play a vital role in the growth of logistic sector in India


Today in 21st Century, India is turning rapidly towards Digitalization. It refers to the use of digital technologies to change a business model and provide new revenue and value producing opportunities; we can say it is the process of digitally transforming a business. With the help of digitization we can find everything within our house on just one click as …

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Innovating for immediate needs


Dr Gopichand Katragadda, group chief technology offcer, Tata Sons, is responsible for technology at the Tata group level, managing R&D operations, leveraging cross-company synergies, creating technology strategies for white spaces, and acting as an evangelist for innovation across Tata companies. India will present a tremendous market opportunity over the next decade in key areas such as energy, water and transportation, …

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The Business of Apps, Security, and Consumer Expectations


Businesses are embracing digital transformation to engage with customers, and a key aspect of this development is the use of mobile and Internet applications. Consumers too have shown increased preference for these applications with increased adoption and usage. According to a recent Nielsen survey, consumers spend about 37 hours per month on their devices and use over 20 different applications. …

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Smart Factories to add $500 billion to the global economy in next 5 years


Capgemini,a global leader in consulting, technology and outsourcing services,has today announced the findings of itsSmart Factories report. According to the research from Capgemini’s Digital Transformation Institute, manufacturers expect thattheir investments in smart factories will drive a 27% increase in manufacturing efficiencyover the next five years which would add $500 billion in annual added value to the global economy. Often described as a …

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New Roles for Managed Service Providers


In the March 2017 cover story of ITPV, we spoke about the new opportunities and challenges for channel partners with the ever increasing adoption of cloud based computing. In this issue we take a closer look at a related topic for channel partners – managed services. Managed services today is vastly different from how we understood the term a decade …

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Only 5% of Large Companies Prepared to Meet IT Requirements of the New Digital Business


Dell EMC announced the results of a new study conducted by Enterprise Strategy Group (ESG), which revealed that a majority of senior IT leaders and decision-making managers of large companies surveyed around the world indicate their organizations have yet to fully embrace the aspects of IT Transformation needed to remain competitive. While there is a clear imperative for companies to …

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