While looking into various areas inside the organization is important, it's equally important to look around while preparing for the year 2016. As a CIO you would have planned your organization's IT landscape considering your business needs, IT budget and IT trends and must be ready to go ahead full steam. One of the key preparations for a successful IT journey is to look around, which gives useful insights on some of the key areas. Here are some of the factors which would certainly help CIOs in their journey:
Sachin Dabir | CEO
Last year our team was quite busy assisting our customers on some varied technical assignments. Engagements ranged from consulting on highly scalable web-centric applications to designing Big Data solution to implementation of highly available database and web-infrastructure. During these engagements we saw that some database trends were quite dominant viz the adoption of Big Data, need to store unstructured data, scalable web facing application etc.
Sameer Kumar | Database Solution Architect
As we are entering the new year, I would like to stop for a while and look back at the last year and capture some of the business trends that we are seeing in the market – 1. Open Source is no longer optional
Gone are the days where businesses used to look at open source technologies with suspicion. Thanks to strong open source communities
Kaustubh Patwardhan | Head - Business Development and Strategy
Who says creativity is only for people from art or media backgrounds? We, the serious corporate-types need it a lot more ourselves. To break our monotonous work styles and fill our minds with some originality and freshness. In fact, the want of creativity from corporate employees is rising in this age of rapid technological advancement. Akin to what this global, multibillion dollar conglomerate
Deepti Dilip | Marketing & Communications Head
"The training went smoothly even with instructor situated remotely. We still got tutored and discussed as if the instructor was in front of us. With their experienced and knowledgeable instructor, all went perfectly well."

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