Virtuosity 2015: The dawn of a new era

If you are like most business leaders, there is a lot going on and you never seem to have enough time to think strategically about your future direction. Technology continues to move at a rapid pace making today’s innovations yesterday’s news. The demands of your business continue to drive... Read More Posted in: IoT (Internet of Things)

Test strategies for different cloud models – An overview

In my previous blog, I wrote about the important factors impacting cloud testing, with a particular emphasis on the effect of various software development models on the testing approach. In this blog, I’ve elaborated the different aspects of testing that needs to be considered while migrating to the cloud. However,... Read More Posted in: Cloud Computing, Software Testing

Client Lifecycle Management (CLM): Re-imagined! 

Over the last few years we have seen a flurry of activity in the CLM space. Initially the focus was on adhering to new regulations – relooking at policies and modifying processes and systems. With the stabilization of regulatory changes, banks have now started focusing on driving efficiencies, lowering... Read More Posted in: Banking & Financial Services

Will banks suffer casualties in the battle to own the customer experience?

Having access to a seamless multi-channel experience is paramount to a new generation of customers, many of whom are more likely to choose a slick mobile app over favourable interest rates. 0% balance transfers at the click of a button mean the days of the ‘bank for life’ are... Read More Posted in: Banking & Financial Services

5 ways to ensure successful population health initiative

Population health, as defined by Kindig and Stoddart (2003), is the health outcome of a group of individuals, including the distribution of such outcomes within the group. It is widely viewed as an opportunity for healthcare organizations and health insurance companies to collaborate and work in synergy to improve... Read More Posted in: Healthcare

Cloud infrastructure is softer with software

In this digital age, disruption has become a continuum. Consumers’ needs and expectations have been rapidly evolving. It is imperative for companies to be agile with the way they operate to meet changing demands and shifting trends to sustain and succeed in a dynamic and competitive market. Robust infrastructure with... Read More Posted in: Cloud Computing, IT Service Management, Large IT Programs

A symphony of product owner, DevOps team and scrum master brings real business agility

“You can’t simply ask what customers really want and then try to give that to them, by the time you get it built, they will want something new.” This interesting quote from Steve Jobs has only become more meaningful and relevant in today’s context. Technology advancements, business dynamics and... Read More Posted in: Large IT Programs, Process

Database of Things (DoT): The future of database. Has it’s time come?

The next big thing in information and communication technology is the ‘Internet of Things (IoT)’. IoT will change the way devices, traditionally considered as unintelligent, start communicating through internet and in the process enrich our lives. For the end user, everything appears to happen automatically, but in reality the... Read More Posted in: DWBI, IoT (Internet of Things)

Important factors impacting cloud testing

Cloud as a technology is no longer new. Many organizations are openly adopting cloud based services and many others are migrating existing services to cloud. This change or adoption of cloud does raise many questions – “what are the important factors impacting cloud testing?”, “how should we test the... Read More Posted in: Cloud Computing, Software Testing

Setting new standards through data driven decision-making

The first wave of the web connected people and sources of information. The second wave saw the social media connecting businesses and ordinary people. Now, however, we find ourselves beginning to ride the third wave of connectivity – one in which everyday objects become connected, and technology interweaves with... Read More Posted in: DWBI, Technology meets Business