Category Archives: Business

The Art, Science and Maths of IT Solution Proposal

Do you also think that a good proposal with an average solution is better than a bad proposal with a great solution? What does it take to create a great proposal? a winning proposal; that makes everybody win. Is it an art, science or both?  Does it involve a bit of Maths too?
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The future is already here – it’s just not evenly distributed

William Gibson once said “The future is already here – it’s just not evenly distributed “, but now with the help of technology it is easier to distribute the future. Well, this post is all about how to predict the future? Read More …

Stand first in the line: Future is getting distributed

InYogesh Malik Future is getting ready my last blog How to predict future I promised to give you more digital fortune-telling in my upcoming blo
gs; so here I am giving you some practical suggestions on how you could get better insights on future trends that will affect you and your career. We will stickto the three step process that we used in the last blog The future is already here – it’s just not evenly distributed : 1) Collect 2) Analyse and 3) Visualize Read More …

Future of Data Centers

Future is not about big data centers or complex data centers, it is about simplicity. Let’s take a look whats shaping the future of data center. At the end of this post you will have infographics on a) Global Data Center Survey and b) State of the Data Center, the growth and the growing importance of Data Center. Read More …

SMB | Summary of India Cloud Study Results | May 2012 | Microsoft’s Trustworthy Computing

Here is the brief of Cloud Study Results conducted by Microsoft’s Trustworthy Computing Division

Microsoft’s Trustworthy Computing Division conducted research among small and midsize businesses (SMBs), defined as companies with between 100 and 250 PCs in the U.S., India, Hong Kong, Malaysia and Singapore. The goal of the study was to gather data to better understand the cloud’s benefits relating to IT costs, Read More …

The Nexus of Forces: Social, Mobile, Cloud and Information | Gartner June 2012

The management of this complexity falls on the ecosystem of technology providers — from enterprise IT shops to cloud service providers to device manufacturers — and the ease with which pieces fit together and flex around unforeseen scenarios. The task of enterprise leaders is to hide complexity under a layer of simplicity.  Read More …

We had the intuition, and we were able to confirm it based on the data

The darker side of big data allowed these scary marketers steer Mac users to the pricier hotel. We know that websites know which PC, cell phone, and browser we use and we also know that McKinsey Global Institute tells us that big data is the next frontier for innovation, competitive advantage productivity -but this was a shocking news, so if your are price sensitive make sure you click ‘sort by price’ because your browser cookies are telling the retailer that you are a rich guy. Read More …

Tapping Collective Intelligence

Collective Intelligence Yogesh MalikWeb technologies and social media have opened the door to a new world of idea generation and collaborative environments. Governments and organizations all over the world have started using crowdsourcing to shorten time-to-market for new projects or to improve service levels. There is already a reservoir of community talent that can be tapped into inexpensively by most organizations, but not many companies are using social media to interact directly with their customers in order to influence product creation, design or strategy — as suggested by Forrester Research. Read More …

What SOPA means for internet business?

Since last couple years there have been significant innovations around web technologies, and that has created subtle hostility between copyright holders (like big movie houses, record labels) and new technologies (like social sharing technologies and content aggregation ). Read More …

Technology for collective intelligence

Collective IntelligenceInternet has enabled a large quantity of people on this planet to work togeather in new ways, with new connections developing everyday -to define new intelligence between people and technology. There is a strong need to understand these connections so that we can use them intelligently to work for the benefit of humanity.