ERP Gone Bad: Lessons from Real-World Failures

Spectacular flameouts have much to teach managers about the right way to run projects

ERP projects are among the most critical efforts IT ever undertakes, as they touch almost every part of essential business operations and are complex technically. Not surprisingly, some fail -- spectacularly. Although ERP has been an enterprise focus for a decade, many companies are still embarking on such efforts, and even more are dealing with ERP redos because of mergers and business changes. Here's what you can learn from the failures of others and put to use on your own ERP projects.

Event Report: Leaders' Meet 2015

Today’s businesses are focused on leveraging the power of innovation to tackle new challenges caused by disruptive technologies. The 2015 edition of Leaders’ Meet promised to address just that. A three-day engagement platform, hosted by Tata Communications and attended by IT decision makers from India’s leading organizations, encouraged ideation, discussion and co-creation among the CIO community.

Bare Metal Cloud: A Non-Virtualized Cloud Option for Performance-Sensitive Workloads

This Frost & Sullivan paper compares bare metal Cloud configurations with the more common virtualized Cloud configurations.

The New Revolution in Job Hunting: Going Mobile

Thanks to mobile and Internet, job hunting can now be done on the go. V Suresh of speaks about the how the transformation came about.