9 tips for selecting and implementing an ERP system
Experts in ERP and change management share their tips on how to choose and deploy an ERP system to maximise your monetary and time investment. Plus steps you can take to improve the chances of workers will actually use the software.
Chinese officials seize Microsoft PCs, emails, financial info in antitrust probe
State-run media ratchets up the rhetoric after sudden swoops into Microsoft offices Monday.
Hong Kong and Thailand introduce a new cross-border PvP link
The link will provide for safer and more efficient arrangements in the settling of foreign exchange transactions.
Chinese users tire of older social networking sites
Social networking sites in China that are modeled on Facebook are having a hard time holding on to users, with customers like Beijing resident Shi Yunfeng, drifting away to newer services.
Flipkart's CTO explains the Xiaomi launch outage
Amod Malviya, CTO, Flipkart, says the outage was not due to an infrastructure failure. He says changes in the nature of traffic affect Flipkart's complex algorithms, and throw up hidden choke points that don't show up in routine stress tests.
Baidu reports strong mobile ad sales, echoing Facebook
Chinese search giant Baidu reported a 34 percent jump in profit for the second quarter, with mobile ad sales accounting for almost a third of revenue for the first time.
Qualcomm to invest USD150 million in Chinese startups
Qualcomm said it will invest in Chinese companies that further the development of mobile technologies in Internet; e-commerce, semi-conductor, education and health areas.
New internet applications can boost China’s GDP
Can enable 7 to 22 percent of GDP growth through 2025.
Japan Airlines hopes smartwatches for gate staff will fly
JAL officials said smartwatches could help improve the efficiency of how and where airport staff are assigned, and improve passenger service.
Singapore’s GIC invests in India’s Flipkart, Amazon counter-invests US$2 billion in India
Indian e-commerce company Flipkart raises US$1 billion from Tiger Global, Naspers, Singapore’s GIC & others venture funds
Can information sharing stop bots in their tracks?
Bots are exceedingly prevalent on networks, but information sharing among security professionals may be the key to fighting them off.
How to protect personal, corporate information when you travel
Today's hotels are unfortunately vulnerable to keylogging, ransomware, malware and other types of attempted fraud. What's more, hackers' interest is shifting from credit card information to corporate espionage. Here's how to keep data safe when you travel – and how hotels can step up their security game.
Oracle hits back at ex-employee's claims over in-memory database option
Oracle has responded to a former employee's claim that a new in-memory processing option is turned on by default with the latest release of Database 12c, insisting that the process of enabling it requires a series of deliberate steps.
Does the connected workforce breach employee privacy?
Wearables will make it infinitely easier for companies to track employees. But without transparency, that will foster suspicion.
Is SDX a fad? Indian CIOs send a signal
CIO research shows that IT leaders have no plans to bank on 'software-defined anything' for anytime soon.
How to repair broken relationships with co-workers
Bad relationships in the workplace are based on fear and insecurity. An expert in psychology and leadership says the key to healing the relationship is to build trust.
Canada blames China for cyber intrusion at National Research Council
The IT infrastructure of the National Research Council of Canada was recently compromised by highly sophisticated Chinese state-sponsored hackers, the Canadian government said Tuesday.
Preventing downtime from traffic spikes is hard: Snapdeal, Myntra
On the heels of Flipkart's second outage due to a spike in traffic, IT leaders from Snapdeal, Myntra talk about the challenges of preparing e-commerce platforms for surges in traffic.
Solar power war between U.S. and Asia escalates
On the positive side, with the influx of cheap solar cells, the U.S. will be able to achieve its six-gigawatt installation goal this year