October-November-December-2014 issue
Cover Story
Author: Anamika Sahu
NDS has built a habit to offer high caliber IT enterprise architectural services that were previously available to and afforded by Fortune 500 companies. more>>

In My Opinion

Karthik Padmanabhan, Country Head - Ecosystem Development, IBM Software, India South Asia
With start-up companies becoming an increasing phenomenon and the government ensuring their growth through allocation of a Rs... more>>

Company Spotlight

Rashmisree Deb
Education is the key that allows nations to unlock their human potential. In recent times, digital learning has become a... more>>

Company Spotlight: Information Communication Company

Susila Govindaraj
Typically, most organizations confine solutions within the technology they possess to solve customer's problems. more>>

Emerging company Of the Year 2014: Business Integration

Nandu Nandakumar - Founder & CEO, Razorthink
Several enterprises have now begun to invest heavily on optimizing their unstructured data in an attempt to improve their... more>>

Emerging company of the Year- 2014- BPO

Susila Govindaraj
Dashboard management that focuses on just the noticeable software parameters might be passable for large corporations with... more>>

Training Institute of the Year2014 - Digital Marketing

Susila Govindaraj
With the twofold lead-to-close rate of digital media and its skyrocketing user base in India, digital marketing has emerged as... more>>

Emerging Product of the Year - Mobility Solutions

Susila Govindaraj
Today's oligopoly abound market is not only being inundated with newer versions of legendary operating systems like Android,... more>>

Most Trusted Brand in Professional Learning

Kavitha G.
The ability to overcome skill gap is considered as the critical bane today. more>>

Startup of the Year - e-Commerce - Social Marketplace

Susila Govindaraj
Allegorical novel 'The Alchemist' states "When you really want something to happen, the whole world conspires to help you... more>>

Startup of the Year - eLearning

Nandini Mukherjee
The meteoric rise of online education has forced educational institutions to try different innovative approaches. Flipped... more>>

Startup of the Year - Product Management Education

Kavitha G.
The success of any product depends on the prowess and competences of its product manager. more>>

Startup of the Year - Unified Management product for IT and Infrastructure

Anupama Desai
The silver lining is that the space of convergence in infrastructure management is evolving and the awareness will... more>>

Startup of the Year - Website design

Kavitha G.
A five-year old startup where work and play complement each other. Where employees enjoy each day of their work by celebrating... more>>

Startup of the Year - Wireless

Rashmisree Deb
With the evolution of internet, the cellular wireless technology generations such as 2G, 3G have moved from being... more>>

Startup of the Year 2014: Restaurants Solution

Susila Govindaraj
The younger population's exposure to diverse cuisines and their enhanced earning levels are placing the already huge Food &... more>>

Startup of the Year - Consulting Services

Kavitha G.
"Treat employees like they make a difference and they will," so says Jim Goodnight, CEO of SAS. more>>

Startup of the Year - Product Development

Susila Govindaraj
Vivek Vipul had a thought experiment: 'What would the world be like if one did not need to search for information?' more>>

Startup of the Year - Education Management Software

Nandini Mukherjee
It was year 1992 when Rrajesh Bakshi embarked upon his entrepreneurial career with Netlink Business Systems. more>>

Startup of the Year - Enterprise Software Product

Sumant Hebballi
The tremendous growth that the life science sector is now witnessing has opened a door of wide range of opportunities for new... more>>

Startup of the Year - Financial Software

Anupama Desai
Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) software has been around for quite some time. more>>

Startup of the Year - Healthcare At Home

Rashmisree Deb
Home healthcare means providing expert medical services to patients who have been treated for a medical condition at a hospital... more>>

Startup of the Year - Loyalty & Relationship Management

Nandini Mukherjee
Albeit at a nascent stage, the loyalty programs industry is growing at an exponential rate in India. more>>

Startup of the Year - Media & Entertainment

Kavitha G.
The Media & entertainment (M&E) industry is one of the fastest growing sectors in the country today. more>>

Startup of the Year - Mobile Apps Development

Susila Govindaraj
2008 was a critical era that witnessed the dawn of iOS and Android platforms and the dusk of platforms like BREW, while J2ME... more>>

Startup of the Year - Program Development

Kavitha G.
As innovation in the technology industry continues to burgeon, the demand for programmers has also sped up its pace. more>>
Kavitha G.
For a long time, India had been valued as one of the software services centric destinations of the world. more>>

Startup of the Year - Service Availability Management

Susila Govindaraj
The ever-rising complexity of devices, network and systems, bewilder organizations with complex business problems including... more>>

Startup of the Year - Travel & Entertainment

Rashmisree Deb
Long bus rides have always proved to be boring especially when you are traveling alone. Anand Sinha, Co-Founder & CEO of... more>>

Startup of the Year - Software Testing QA

Rashmisree Deb
Until recentlysoftware testing was considered to be an elephant in the room; acknowledged by everyone, but mostly ignored. more>>

Start-up of the Year - Application Functional Testing

Susila Govindaraj
Solution led services approach with clear understanding of customer vision and measurable outcome. more>>

Start-up of the Year - Educational Networking

Susila Govindaraj
In today's tech savvy world of cloud computing, social networking and smart phones, the education sector in India is not quite... more>>

Startup of the Year - Customer Management Software

Nandini Mukherjee
This year, the State elections in Delhi created hue and cry in the country. As time was passing, all political parties were... more>>

Startup of the Year - Event Management

Anamika Sahu
This precisely summarizes the story of the three founders of ARK Grupo - a multi-disciplinary establishment that offers an... more>>

Startup of the Year - Specialized Human Resource Consulting

Sumant Hebballi
The Human Resource Consulting nowadays has witnessed a considerable increase in the number of small new comers with little or... more>>

Startup of the Year - Anti-virus

Kavitha G.
Antivirus is dead! Yes, you heard it right. There has been a paradigm shift in IT security industry, with increase in storage... more>>

Startup of the Year - Banking Services

Nandini Mukherjee
The myth about the Information Technology department of any financial organization or a Bank being just a support unit or a... more>>

Startup of the Year - Big Data

Kavitha G.
Insights derived from 'Big Data' are creating tangible benefits for businesses. The enterprises have moved beyond the generic... more>>

Startup of the Year - Business Intelligence

Nandini Mukherjee
By 2015, 1 trillion devices on the planet shall generate 2.5 billion gigabytes of data every day. more>>

Startup of the Year - Cloud

Susila Govindaraj
Organizations across the globe have embraced the irrefutable cloud. Thanks to a unique pricing structure - Pay as you go model,... more>>

Startup of the Year - Container & Yard Management Solutions

Nandini Mukherjee
Internet of Things (IOT) had been the big buzzword around the world since the start of 21st century. more>>

Startup of the Year - Credit Union Analytics

Susila Govindaraj
The thriving competition in the post-global recession is forcing the financial services industry to focus on harnessing new... more>>

Startup of the Year - Data Analytics

Susila Govindaraj
Recent reports show that India is still the dominant leader in Analytics industry due to readily available talent and growing... more>>

Startup of the Year - Data Discovery

Nandini Mukherjee
The advances in technology in the recent past have led to an exponential growth in data creation and changed the way... more>>

Startup of the Year - Decision Management

Kavitha G.
While decision management has significantly moved beyond Business Intelligence Units to Board Rooms of the corporate, deriving... more>>

Startup of the Year - Digital Marketing

Poulomi Mukherjee
Not only the name is intriguing, but so is the story that narrates the inception of this digital juggernaut as well. more>>

Startup of the Year - e-Commerce

Susila Govindaraj
For a country that treats mobile phone as a part of body, India lags far behind in the adoption of e-Commerce. more>>

Startup of the Year - Elder Care

Rashmisree Deb
Health of aging parents has always been a concern for NRI children. According to a survey, 75 percent NRIs cited family health... more>>

Startup of the Year - Enterprise Business Management Software Solution

Pankaj Kundwani
Not so long ago Jay Pagnis, a software engineer, boarded a plane for a client meeting. Seated next to him was Sandip Shrotri,... more>>

Startup of the Year - Enterprise Mobility

Nandini Mukherjee
What is transpiring in the Enterprise IT world is momentous, resulting in the planet rewiring itself. more>>

Startup of the Year - Enterprise Solutions

Kavitha G.
While the hyper-connected era has transformed the way businesses function, it has also led to an increase in the expectations... more>>

Startup of the Year - ERP Services &Solutions

Nandini Mukherjee
Innovations in technology have led to massive transformation to the conventional way of doing business. more>>

Startup of the Year - Farm Management ERP Solution

Kavitha G.
Recently, the state of Andhra Pradesh recorded a death count of 3000 farmers who answered their final summons owing to the debt... more>>

Startup of the Year - Healthcare

Anupama Desai
Realizing this as a wonderful opportunity to make a difference, Chinmoy Mishra started AllizHealth, a healthcare technology... more>>

Startup of the Year - Healthcare Solutions

Nandini Mukherjee
Though technology has ventured into each sphere of our life, healthcare is one such area where technology has just entered to... more>>

Startup of the Year - Hospital Information Systems

Rashmisree Deb
A lot can happen over a cup of coffee. When Srikanth Solipuram and a few friends met Dr. Shashidhar Kamineni, MD, Kamineni... more>>

Startup of the Year - Information Security

Susila Govindaraj
Whilst largest organization breeze through them, it is fiery ride for SMEs since their budget limits them from attaining... more>>

Startup of the Year - Infrastructure Management

Pankaj Kundwani
According to the global information technology research and advisory firm, Gartner, Inc., the Indian IT infrastructure market,... more>>

Startup of the Year - Insurance Solutions

Kavitha G.
With the growing economy and rising wealth, Insurance has become a unique, important and major facet of people's lives. more>>

Startup of the Year - Intellectual Property

Anamika Sahu
It was an Eureka moment for Aurobinda Panda when he got introduced to the world of Intellectual Property services while... more>>

Startup of the Year - ISP

Anamika Sahu
Imagine our idiot box where we watch our programs on appointment basis going smart and tech-savvy. more>>

Startup of the Year - IT Staffing

Poulomi Mukherjee
India is set to become the youngest country in the world by 2020 which is a huge reservoir of young, talent and most desired... more>>

Startup of the Year - Microsoft Solutions Provider

Nandini Mukherjee
The traditional services industry in India has grown exponentially by executing non-core and back-office maintenance work for... more>>

Startup of the Year - Mobile Banking Solution

Nandini Mukherjee
Over a period of time, the mobile commerce technology has evolved from SMS based services to USSD to native apps, mobile... more>>

Startup of the Year - Mobile Commerce

Anamika Sahu
Companies commit to be a one-stop shop offering various solutions for their clients' need, but rarely any of them are fervent... more>>

Startup of the Year - Mobile Solutions for Healthcare

Sumant Hebballi
The Indian Healthcare sector is booming and is experiencing a phenomenal growth in multiple dimensions. more>>

Startup of the Year - Offshore Product Development

Nandini Mukherjee
Good seeds sprout in good ground. Similarly, business also needs a good start that can be provided by professional IT software... more>>

Startup of the Year - Online Business Solutions

Nandini Mukherjee
It is hard to deny that a web shop greatly differs from a traditional offline store. While shopping online, internet users have... more>>

Startup of the Year - Online Education

Rashmisree Deb
The 14 months old company is now the market leader in global certification space with the successful launch of its first course... more>>

Startup of the Year - Online Shopping - Jewellery & Accessories

Anamika Sahu
When Shanthi Nair got her Dussehra bonus, she decided to gift herself an incredible jewellery piece to wear daily to office as... more>>

Startup of the Year - Oracle Enterprise Applications

Rashmisree Deb
Businesses are working hard to pick up the pace with dynamic market conditions and new customers' expectations, but the biggest... more>>

Startup of the Year - Portfolio Management

Rashmisree Deb
It is multifaceted and a common man sitting miles away, trying to make a suitable investment, finds challenging. more>>

Startup of the Year - Product Lifecycle Management

Sumant Hebballi
The technologically converging world has created a visible gap between the pioneer's, followers and the laggards. more>>

Startup of the Year - Prepaid Card Management

Kavitha G.
With prepaid payment cards seizing more importance and momentum, India has started its journey towards a cashless transaction... more>>

Startup of the Year - Professional Paint Service

Rashmisree Deb
Unlike old days when home painting was once in a year routine, today it has become an activity of self-expression; more>>

Startup of the Year - Real Estate Asset Management

Susila Govindaraj
As the maturity of the Indian Commercial Real Estate (CRE) market is rising to global standard, CRE firms are in dire need of a... more>>

Startup of the Year - Online Real Estate Portal

Rashmisree Deb
Are you searching for your dream house? Has this become a nightmare for you? Does the process of property search tend to be... more>>

Startup of the Year - Sales Management Software

Nandini Mukherjee
The urge to create something is universal and most evident in the entrepreneurial mind. For ages, the effort has been to fill... more>>

Startup of the Year - Skill Development

Kavitha G.
It is ironic that in spite of millions of young people graduating every year, India faces a huge dearth of talent. more>>

Startup of the Year - Web Development

Kavitha G.
While the Indian market presents diversified opportunities for Indian companies to jumpstart businesses, it also throws an... more>>

Startup of the Year - Business Networking

Kavitha G.
"If you want to go fast, go alone; but if you want to go far, go with others". This coveted African proverb upholds the... more>>

Startup of the Year - Enterprise Applications and VLSI Solutions

Susila Govindaraj
While small companies fail to deliver high-quality solutions due to the absence of veteran talents and expertise, larger... more>>

Startup of the Year - Geometric Processing

Susila Govindaraj
Unlike the DSP-based prevailing solutions, GEO provides their algorithmic differentiation in the form of an IC that has... more>>

Startup of the Year - Semiconductor

Sumant Hebballi
Silicon IP companies, there is yet an additional challenge that they have to overcome in order to stay in the market - the... more>>

CIO Insights

By Suneel Aradhye, CIO, RPG Group & KEC International
Managing IT as a business has become critical and necessary for every organization's success; gone are the days when it was... more>>
By Darshan Appayanna, Chief Information & Knowledge Officer, Happiest Minds Technologies
Many a times I am asked a question about how relevant is a CIO in an IT services organisation or for that matter, how can a CIO... more>>

CXO View Point

By Davy Brown, CTO, TE Connectivity
As the world of networking moves towards small cells, the challenge remains as mobile operators deploy tens of thousands of... more>>
By Suraj Sudhi, Lead, SAP Startup Recruitment APJ, SAP Labs India
During the initial period, startups struggle to prove their idea, their business model and their credibility with their target... more>>
By Daniel Ziv, Vice President, Voice of the Customer Analytics, Verint Systems
Some organizations have also leveraged monitoring systems that track the agent desktop, in the contact center and the back... more>>
By Subramanian Gopalaratnam, Head of Innovation & Technology, Xchanging
"As we move further and further down the path of connectivity, the car itself may or may not become smarter, but what it... more>>
By Murale Narayanan, Director, Managed Services at EMC India COE
Headquartered in Hopkinton, EMC Corporation (NYSE: EMC) offers data storage, information secutiry, virtualization, and other... more>>
By Mokam Singh Matta, AVP and Head of Card Solutions, CMS Info Systems
It is observed that most card users who have received an instant, pre-activated card make their first purchase within eight... more>>
By Job K Joseph, Pre-Sales Consultant, Manufacturing & Hi-tech, Wipro Limited
The customer life cycle for a leading LTE Integrated Radio product targeted at smartphones and tablets would be different from... more>>
By Satish Jadhav, Country Manager & IoT Lead – Embedded Business, Intel South Asia
The Internet of Things (IoT) technologies are dramatically changing the way computing is being woven into our everyday lives:... more>>
By Annie Mathew, Director, Alliances & Business Development, BlackBerry, India
Technological innovation in connectivity and mobility, combined with new Government's 'Make in India' campaign, is giving way... more>>
By Laurent Fanichet, EMEA product marketing, Quantum
Quantum (NYSE: QTM) is a manufacturer of tape drive, tape automation and disk-based data de-duplication backup, recovery and... more>>
By M.N. Vidyashankar, IAS, President, IESA (India Electronics & Semiconductor Association)
IESA is the premier trade body representing the Indian Electronic System Design and Manufacturing (ESDM) industry and has been... more>>

CEO View point

By Jayant Dwarkanath, CEO, Intense Technologies Limited
We started Intense Technologies during the 2nd wave of enterprise software products with a hand full of dollars and limitless... more>>

Expert Corner

By Viren Malhotra, SME Scale-up Specialist
The Start-up eco-system in India has seen significant improvements and activity especially over the last decade. However much... more>>

VC talk

By Ravi Narayan, Director, Microsoft Ventures in India
Through Microsoft's community evangelism efforts, we help budding entrepreneurs explore how to turn a great idea into a... more>>

Venture Beat

SI Team
The new funding will be used by the company to further develop its Dhanush family of Wearable Processor Units (WPU TM). more>>
SI Team
With funding, 91mobiles wishes to upgrade the existing mobile site and launch an Android application, as close to 50 percent of... more>>


Anamika Sahu
Though each year we try to produce around 85 million new businesses, few survive while several fail. more>>
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