Stories by Anup Varier

Setting IT User Policies That Work

The wave of new age technologies that are invading the enterprise hasspurred the debate on who sets IT user policy and how organizations cancontrol it. Richard H. Thaler, a Professor of Behavioral Science and Economics, in his paper- "Test, Adapt, Learn: Developing Public Policy with Randomised Controlled Trials" cites two principles that help policymakers create good policies that work for normal people:

Written by Anup Varier01 Aug. 12 14:15

IDC: Enterprise mobility - Only a matter of when, not if

IDC analysts who spoke at the Computerworld IT Roadmap event, held across the three cities of Mumbai, Bangalore and Delhi unequivocally emphasized the importance of enterprise mobility and the benefits an organization can hope to derive from it.

Written by Anup Varier30 July 12 13:49

Infosys Q1 FY2013 Result Fails to Meet Expectations

Infosys has announced its consolidated results, under International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS), for the first quarter ended June 30, 2012, posting revenue of $1,752 million. Although representing a year-on-year(YoY) growth of 4.8 percent, this quarterly result has failed to meet industry analysts' expectations. "Infosys reported yet another disappointing quarterly result. The dollar revenue declined 1.1 percent quarter-on-quarter(qoq) to $1,752mn as against expectations of it remaining flat," said Ankita Somani, Research Analyst-IT, Angel Broking.

Written by Anup Varier12 July 12 15:49

The Value of Internet for Small and Medium Enterprises in India

In multiple countries small and medium enterprises (SMEs) that have engaged actively with consumers on the Internet have experienced three-year sales growth rates up to 22 percentage points higher than those of companies with low or no Internet presence, according to the 'Internet Economy in the G-20' report by the Boston Consulting Group.

Written by Anup Varier25 June 12 18:43

BYOD in India: Employees Keen; IT Treads With Caution

Communications services and solutions provider British Telecom recently released a research summary of its survey 'BT Assure- Rethink the Risk'. The survey includes responses from more than 2,000 users and decision makers across 11 countries including India.

Written by Anup Varier26 April 12 23:52