Microsoft & Openness : Empowering Customers

“Microsoft Loves Linux”, was a statement that sent shockwaves down the technology Industry and made everyone sit up and take notice of the changing times at Microsoft. Over the last decade, Microsoft has made tremendous contribution to Open Source Software and now even included OSS in its cloud services. Microsoft believes that openness is good…

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A Panel Discussion on Evolution of Tech Entrepreneurship in India

What a week it has been! After a very successful execution of #FutureUnleashed, I spent the weekend in Udaipur, participating in Solaris, a Management Fest organized by IIM Udaipur IIM Udaipur is a relatively new IIM – just about four years old. Director Mr. Janat Shah puts his mission out loud and clear. He wants…

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De-mystifying start-up growth stages and terminology

A little while ago, I talked to young business students about the entrepreneurial gene in the current breed of technologists in India. We talked about ideation, customer acquisition, economics, finances etc. and had an enriching discussion about challenges faced by non-tech start-ups from Tier 2/3 towns in India. I certainly gained a lot of inputs…

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Empowering Enterprise Mobility – Considerations for enabling apps on mobile devices : Part 3

In part 2, we discussed considerations for preparing an enterprise for mobility. In this post, we will discuss Application Development & Distribution Strategy and Mobile device management Mobile Application Development Strategy Apps define the experience that end users have and therefore, laying out a robust plan for app development should form the crux of your…

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Empowering Enterprise Mobility – Considerations for enabling apps on mobile devices : Part 2

In Part 1, I talked about taking a people centric approach to mobility and the four phases of building the blueprint or strategy for mobility. Lets delve a little deeper into each of them Preparing the enterprise for mobility Today’s enterprise IT need to be agile to cater to the changing landscape. This needs a…

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Empowering Enterprise Mobility – Considerations for enabling apps on mobile devices : Part 1

Increasingly we are living in the Mobile First, Cloud First World. The abundance of smart devices at varying price points, along with the connectivity of the cloud, is making us more mobile and changing the way we work and play. These smart devices have greatly increased the types of experiences possible, in-addition to blurring the…

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