Monday, June 22, 2009

'A warehouse’s primary function is to fulfil orders for its customers'

‘PMO’ as part of the action

Project management, as a discipline, has been around for decades. So, what has been changing in it? The core of project management (PM) principles is still being practised today in almost every industry, explains Sury Balasubramanian, Founder and CTO, Gaea Global Technologies, Chennai ( http://www.gaeaglobal.com/). “The difference is that a lot of companies are adopting PM tools to make their life easier.”

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Tuesday, June 16, 2009

'There is a big increase in the hackers now hacking in their own backyard.'

‘Ensure security basics everywhere’

If you are looking for advice on how data breaches can be averted, here is a simple one-liner from Mark Goudie: Ensure security basics are deployed everywhere. “Companies need to avoid peaks of security excellence while also having troughs of poor security,” adds Goudie, Verizon Business managing principal for Investigative Response in Asia-Pacific. The attacker only needs to find one single point of weakness to launch his attack, Goudie cautions, during the course of a quick e-mail interview with eWorld, shortly after the recent release of ‘2009 Data Breach Investigations Report’ by Verizon Business ( http://www.verizonbusiness.com/).

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Wednesday, June 10, 2009

'Companies in the life science industry are quite familiar to outsourcing'

A career path in the BPO industry?

When the Buffalo vs Bangalore debate fills the air, it may not be possible to feel too optimistic about the BPO (business process outsourcing) industry in India. However, what P.G. Raghuraman, Lead Executive, Delivery Centres for BPO in India, Accenture, sees is not just growth of BPO but also the potential for the industry to attract many young professionals as a chosen destination of career.

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The Indian domestic market is also growing and offers a unique untapped opportunity.

New metrics in BPOs

With the BPO (business process outsourcing) sector being one of the leading revenue-earners of our country, providing millions of job opportunities to Indians, quite naturally it is becoming one such industry where domain expertise is increasingly compulsory. Thus opines P. G. Raghuraman, Lead Executive, Accenture Delivery Centre for BPO in India, Chennai ( www.accenture.com ) , during a recent interaction with Business Line. “The Indian BPO workforce market must gear up to face the heavy demand for skilled world-class manpower in the near future because this industry is here to stay.”

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Thursday, June 4, 2009

'Web 2.0 is the most talked about enterprise solution because it is extremely cheap'

Tech is still buzzword…

It is not easy to find many who are cheerful during the current downturn. But Challa Sumedh Reddy is different, despite being in the real-estate industry, as a technology player. He heads ValuePROPS.com, which aims at integrating online real-estate resources with the real-world needs and real-estate agents.

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