Vishal Chawla

Correspondent
IDG Media

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Digital transformation requires the convergence of IT and OT: Daisy Chittilapilly, Cisco

IT needs to be pushed towards the edge of the enterprise, into all functions and divisions, says Daisy Chittilapilly, MD, Digital Transformation Office (DTO), Cisco India and SAARC.

Data is a weapon for cybercriminals: Rajnish Gupta, RSA Security

Check out this video interaction with Rajnish Gupta, Regional Director, India & SAARC at RSA Security, where he gives valuable insights on the current data security challenges for Indian organizations. According to Gupta, as digitalization expands the number of attack vectors, CISOs must be fully prepared for advanced cyber attacks.

RPA can create digital transformation without disrupting existing systems: Param Kahlon, UiPath

There is immense talent available in the Indian market for robotic process automation (RPA), according to Param Kahlon, chief product officer at UiPath.

GST, corporate tax, eKYC announcements: What India Inc. can expect from Budget 2019

Reduction of corporate tax, angel tax exemptions, GST amendments, fintech promotion and clarity on eKYCs are few announcements that Indian businesses are keenly looking forward to when Arun Jaitley presents an interim budget on 1 February. 

Technical debt can slow IT to a crawl: Dr. Bill Curtis, Cast Software

Businesses today are facing extremely expensive glitches owing to accumulated technical debt across global IT systems, says Dr. Bill Curtis, Chief Scientist at Cast Software and Director of the Consortium for IT Software Quality (CISQ).

Digital lenders to face challenges as NPCI suspends eSign-based eMandate

The reason for the suspension of the eMandate is Supreme Court's verdict, which curbs all Aadhaar-based eKYC processes. 

SoftBank to setup India office, appoints Sumer Juneja as Country Head

Sumer Juneja has been a partner at Norwest Venture Partners for nine years and has been involved in driving investments at Quikr, YES BANK, IndusInd Bank, Cholamandalam Finance, Kotak Mahindra Bank and National Stock Exchange.

Google CapitalG's India head Kaushik Anand quits

Under Anand’s leadership, CapitalG had made investments in Indian technology companies such as Freshworks, Cardekho, Practo, Cuemath, Aye Finance in India. 

Choice International scales IT workloads with hyperconvergence

As its client workloads grew, so did IT performance and availability problems, making it clear that the ageing mix of servers and SAN was no longer up to the job. 

Paytm enters Japan with PayPay mobile wallet

Paytm's Japanese mobile wallet service is rolled out in partnership with PayPay Corporation, a joint venture between the Japanese SoftBank and Yahoo Japan. 

Digital payment wallets will be interoperable: RBI's mandate decoded

With the proposed system, digital wallet providers and participants (merchants and users) will be able to settle transactions across all systems in a unified way.

Bandhan Bank gets tangled in violation of RBI norms

As per the RBI licensing terms, the promoters' stake of the bank should have been brought under 40 percent within the first three years of the commencement of its operations. But as on 30th June 2018, the promoter group holds 82.28 percent stake.