August-2012 issue
Cover Story
Author: Anamika Sahu
When Raju Vegesna took over as the Chairman of the Board of NASDAQ-listed Sify Technologies in 2005, it was the beginning of a new era for the company. more>>

In My Opinion

Ashok Soota - Founder & Executive Chairman, Happiest Minds
How to begin a successful entrepreneurial journey? How to transform an idea into a successful enterprise? more>>

View Point

Mukul Jain - Sr Vice President & Head - IT, DLF Pramerica Life Insurance
In such a scenario, the onus is on the IT organization to empower the Sales team/Customers to get access to the required... more>>
Hari Vasudev - Vice Presisent, Connections, Yahoo Inc
On the Internet we have seen a massive growth in the technologies that can personalize content delivered to Internet users. more>>
Surjit Lahiri - Vice President , Projects, Mindteck
One of the major factors which influence the trend within the industry is the democratization of the tools which were earlier... more>>
Gijo Mathew - Vice President- Product Management, Nimsoft
Nimsoft, a subsidiary of CA Technologies (NASDAQ:CA) provides leading IT Management-as-a-Service solutions within the CA Techno more>>
M. Damodar - Associate Director - IT& Business Process Excellence, Dr Reddy's Laboratories
Dr. Reddy's Laboratories Ltd. (NYSE: RDY) is an integrated global pharmaceutical company, committed to providing affordable and... more>>
Arvind Thakur - CEO, NIIT Technologies
The "Surface" tablet was unveiled recently by Microsoft to meet the demands in computing by customers. It may be an answer to... more>>

CIO Insights

Mark Settle - Chief Information Officer, BMC Software
SaaS is growing up. IT executives are recognizing the power of Software as a Service (SaaS) to not only reduce the amount of... more>>
Raji Arasu - CTO, StubHub
StubHub is one of the properties within eBay Inc., and we are solely focused on entertainment business where we provide tickets... more>>

In Conversation

Shailendra Sahay - Program Director of Value Engineering (VE) Best Practices Center & Global Benchmarking, SAP Labs India
Business Performance Benchmarking is the first step to understand the health of an organization's business processes more>>

VC talk

Deven Parekh - Managing Director, Insight Venture Partners
In the e-commerce sector, the market in the U.S. is more mature. You have a large competitor such as Amazon. more>>

Entrepreneur Corner

Naveen Bisht - Board Member and Chair, Programs, TiE Silicon Valley
Once a great opportunity has been identified by the entrepreneur and he is well on his way pursuing this opportunity, one of... more>>

CEO Speak

Walden C Rhines - Chairman & CEO, Mentor Graphics Corp
We are now in a big process transition — working on 20 nanometers chips. more>>

Entrepreneur Talk

Rajesh Razdan - Co-Founder and Director, mCarbon
Noida headquartered mCarbon is a platform product company in network Value-added services space. more>>

Venture Beat

SI Team
Aryaka, a provider of WAN optimization as-a-Service, raises $25 million series C funding led by InterWest Partners with the... more>>
SI Team
The early-to-growth stage venture capital firm, IvyCap, has raised around $19 million as a part of the first close of its... more>>
SI Team
Finding an immense potential and trajectory of the brand that FREECULTR, an e-commerce website offers, Russian venture firm,... more>>
SI Team
Yebhi.com has grabbed another round of funding of $20 million in series C led by Fidelity Growth Partners India and Qualcomm... more>>


Christo Jacob
Few years back, to own a smart phone, you need to shell out handsome money. more>>


Srinivasarao Kanneganti - M.Tech (IIT Kharagpur), Serial Entrepreneur, Abhinav Bharat Group of Companies
Bharat Group of Companies, the reasoning was different. The key reason for Kanneganti to get hooked to entrepreneurship was to... more>>
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