Weekly Rewind: Top 10 Stories On CXOtoday

by CXOtoday News Desk    Jul 02, 2016

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Here are the top 10 stories on CXOtoday this week that you may have missed. 

1. One Year On, What’s Plaguing Digital India’s Success?

PM Narendra Modi’s highly ambitious Digital India Program completes a year of its existence today. Digital India’s goals are surely noble. Despite this, it is plagued with many challenges. Some believe, it is disturbingly ambitious, but if achieved it can really make a difference to mankind and economy. Read more

2. Nokia And BlackBerry: Not End Of Road Yet

Nokia and BlackBerry, the two handset legacies of their times are struggling hard for their survival in the highly contested smartphone market, but they still have not given up. Both the tech giants need to understand the market dynamics and changing business equations in the smartphone business to make its grand comeback in the industry. Read more

3. How CIOs Can Reclaim Their Value Through Data Analytics

How can CIOs catapult themselves back into power positions and drive innovation that creates business value? The answer lies in something every enterprise is swimming in - data, writes, Greg Arnette, Co-Founder and CTO, Sonian. Read more 

4. How Is Video Conferencing Impacting Flexible Workplaces

Business leaders are realizing that visuals have far more impact on the brains. It keeps people engaged during the meetings and conferences. Video conferencing, coming to the corporate mainstream, is also adapting quickly to meet a whole new set of customer requirements. It has expanded from its early days of being a standalone room-centeric technology to being an integral part of personal communications software on desktop and mobile devices. Read more 

5. Things To Ask Before Rolling Out A Big Data Project

Big data holds much promise for organizations seeking ways to improve business processes. In order to ensure a successful rollout of the project, CIO and his IT team must be able to find answers to some key questions. Read more 

6. Nine Years On, iPhone Still A Benchmark In Mobile Biz

Apple iPhone has turned nine today. The revolutionary mobility gadget was launched on 29 June, 2007.  Nine years later, the iPhone is an entirely different beast, offering everything from 4G LTE service and optical image stabilization to biometric security and mobile payments. Read more. 

7. Top 10 Strategic Technologies for Government in 2016

Government CIOs are constantly under pressure to further optimize IT and business costs. To enable government transformation initiatives, Gartner has identified the top 10 strategic technologies in 2016 and provides recommendations to CIOs and IT leaders regarding adoption and benefits. Read more 

8. xDedic: The Black Market Of Hacked Servers Decoded

The alarming number of hacked servers on xDedic is a clear indication that cybercriminals are stepping up towards cybercrime-as-a-service model. It is a high time for organizations to gear up to tackle organized and sophisticated attack launches of cyber crooks. Read more 

9. When Virtual Reality Becomes Business Reality

The market for VR will be worth $150 billion within four years. Technologies such as 3D spectacles, Google Glass, and previous incarnations of VR headsets, are paving way for better and more exciting technologies. And so, we will get to see many more such examples in the days to come. Read more 

10. Brexit: A Mixed Bag For Indian IT Sector

Brexit then is clearly a mixed bag for the tech industry in India. Although the results are a cause for concern, some believe they also herald a new beginning for the UK which will be influenced by a strong government policy and the success of negotiations with the EU and the rest of the world. Read more