Retail

Amazon India wants to become an insurance agent

Ecommerce giant, Amazon plans to foray into insurance business soon. The move comes after competitors Flipkart and Paytm also ventured into the business. 

Machine Learning among three technologies to have transformational business impact: Gartner

The ICT Hype Cycle identifies 28 key technologies and capabilities for digital transformation that are important for local Indian IT leaders.

CBA and EY pilot blockchain-backed, shared smart asset platform

​Commonwealth Bank of Australia (CBA) and Ernst & Young (EY) have developed a blockchain-based platform to enable high-value assets to be more easily shared between businesses.

New blockchain ledger will let you sell personal healthcare data

IBM and a start-up have launched a blockchain-based app that lets patients eventually sell anonymized data to pharmaceutical companies, researchers and others while retaining greater control over privacy.

Only eight per cent of APJ organisations have transformed

Out of the 1,374 respondents surveyed from India, ANZ, China, Japan, and Hong Kong, 94 percent said they have digital transformation initiatives underway – either beginning implementation, in process, or mature.

CIO100 Hall of Fame Special Award

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Getting to the top is one thing, staying there is another. Consistent excellence, year after year, across parameters including agility, boldness and innovation is the hallmark of these IT leaders. The Hall of Fame winners have won four CIO100 main awards from the same organization.

Over half of Indian retail companies to operate on AI by 2020 : Study

According to the research, the biggest challenge that stands in the way of this adoption is disjointed technology & systems within retail enterprises.