Weekly Rewind: Top 10 Stories On CXOToday - (Sept 26-30)

by CXOtoday News Desk    Sep 30, 2016

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The week that went by saw some interesting announcements from the world of business that could have a direct impact on the enterprise leaders. There were diverse topics of interest this week. As Google celebrates its 18th birthday with great pomp [and a doodle] on September 27, we explore how Google has become a part of our daily lives from its infancy to adulthood. At the same time, we find out why BlackBerry, once a pioneer in making business phones, is now out of the phone business.

With an increase in the rise of M&A in the IT security industry, we bring to our readers a detailed account of consolidation in this sector. Back home, RJio is giving sleepless nights to its rival telecom providers, who now appear to be left with no option but to match call and data rates that the Mukesh Ambani backed venture announced to capture market share.

We bring to you some interesting feature articles on how social selling is becoming the new buzzword and the key challenges of an IoT based future, to how collaborative robots are changing the way businesses function, and many more.

We also bring to you our daily scoops and analyses, interviews, listicles, and expert columns like every week. So, if you have missed out any of our updates, do not worry. You would find everything that you wanted to read on CXOtoday Weekly Top 10.

Read on to know more…

No.1 M&A: Is Security Industry Set For A Paradigm Shift?

The complex threat landscape and the growing demand for holistic security architecture has led security vendors opt for business consolidation in order to address evolving security needs of enterprises. [Read the full story here]

No. 2. RJio Rivals Now Chant The ‘Jio Aur Jeene Do’ Mantra

After attempting to flex their muscles by taking their battle with Reliance Jio to TRAI, rival telecom providers now appear to be left with no option but to match call and data rates that the Mukesh Ambani backed venture announced to capture market share. [Read the full story here]

No 3. Collaborative Robots Are The Future For Tech Industry

The days of dim-witted robotic devices are over. The future is filled collaborative robots that are ‘intelligent and smart’ machines, and changing the way industry functions. [Read the full story here]

No 4. BlackBerry: World’s 1st Biz Phone Goes Out Of Business

As one of the biggest ironies in the history of mobile phones, BlackBerry, once a pioneer in making business phones, is now out of the phone business. History could have changed though, if BlackBerry did some things different. [Read the full story here]

No 5. Hack It Yourself Before Getting Hacked

Ethical hacking as an activity is actually helping businesses come up with security solutions, and take presumptive measures to keep their businesses and the business data safe. CXOtoday chats up with Tishneet Arora, CEO- TAC Security, one of India’s youngest ethical hackers, and the founding member of North India’s first Cyber Emergency Response Team. [Read the full story here]

No 6. 18 Ways Google Has Changed The World

Few companies have had such a huge impact on our daily lives as Google. In the last 18 years - from being the most popular search engine to the world’s favorite web browser, maps service, email client, mobile OS, and online video site – Google has become a part of our daily lives. [Read the full story here]

No 7. Social Selling Is The Future For Acquiring New Clients

As more and more methods traditionally known are being made redundant, social selling has become the new buzzword, and is seeing increased sales leads, expanding client bases and greater client engagement. [Read the full story here]

No 8. 5 Ways IT Pros Can Smarten Up With Data Analytics

Technology professionals need to constantly reinvent themselves if they want to stay relevant. One way to do in today’s time is to have a sound know-how of Data Analytics. We list out some ways, in which IT professionals or CIOs can reclaim their value through data analytics. [Read the full story here]

No 9. 4 Challenges Of An IoT Based Future

IoT is a really exciting space right now, where virtually all kinds of machines interact with each other, and are connected via the internet in one way or the other. However every CXO should identify and overcome some of the key challenges of an IoT-based future. [Read the full story here]

No 10. Digital Has Already Changed How We Think And Act: NESS

In a recent conversation with CXOtoday, Dipankar Ganguly, Chief Engineer, Ness Digital Engineering, explained how ‘digital’ has already changed the way we think and act and it is important for organizations to differentiate their brands in the highly-competitive and fast-paced, digital marketplace. [Read the full story here]