Vishal Chawla

Correspondent
IDG Media

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Bank of Baroda, Dena Bank, Vijaya Bank merger plan invites mixed reactions

Although shareholders remain pessimistic, experts expect improved operational efficiency, credit growth and governance for the three PSU banks in the long term. 

Salesforce co-founder Marc Benioff buys Time magazine

Another tech billionaire places ownership on an influential media brand after Jeff Bezos's acquisition of Washington Post in 2013.

GST anniversary: The impact on Indian enterprises

With multiple challenges around compliance, stakeholders across the various sectors are pushing the GST Council to make a foolproof centralized registration mechanism and expedite tax refunds. 

Indian enterprises uniquely positioned to embrace digital journey: KC Phua, Hitachi Vantara

In an interaction with IDG Media, KC Phua- Technical Director for Data Management & Protection, APAC at Hitachi Vantara, explained how data center solutions, combined with machine learning and artificial intelligence, can help large scale enterprises achieve digital transformation. 
 

Enterprise collaboration platforms: India market will take a huge upswing, say experts

For the period 2017-2022, collaborative applications is the fastest growing software segment in India with a CAGR of 47.8 percent, says research.

Collaborative ecosystems are evolving with IoT: Srikanth Gopalakrishnan, SAP

IoT is a source of data that is coupled with core business processes. An extra dimension comes with time series data and the state of the machines it interacts with. This creates the potential to create massive savings, and also helps in providing much better customer experience.

Treebo Hotels saves inventory costs with payment links solution

Treebo has seen a 30 percent drop in customer no-shows with the help of payment links. These links can be used on offline channels like text messages and mail for partial collections of payments from guests.  

eBay cuts ties with Flipkart; plans big come back with import inventory

Within a year of getting into a strategic partnership, eBay has officially stated that it would cut all its ties with Flipkart, and intends on selling its stake for USD 1.1 billion.

GST gets more friendly: Only one return per month, tax rebates, easy interface

GST Council has announced that it would simplify the return-filing experience of taxpayers, in addition to making the GST network a government-owned entity.

National Digital Communications Policy 2018: GoI gives big boost to new age technologies

At the current pace of digitalisation, India’s digital economy has the potential to reach one trillion USD by 2025, according to India's ministry of communication.

We are investing aggressively to expand in India : Asanga Wanigatunga, Veeam

Owing to rapid digital transformation, Veeam sees India as a key strategic market for its cloud availability and backup solutions.