Function Point Analysis – The Software Engineering Tool for Improved Business Functionality

What is the most difficult task of any project? Arguably, it has to be estimating project cost and/or schedule.No matter the size or budget, estimating a project can be a daunting task. Most of us lack the ability to estimate simple tasks...

/ May 26, 2016

Returns – An opportunity or a problem!

My LG HBS800 was giving me trouble for a week now and finally gave up on me yesterday. It was 6 months old. Incidentally, I had thrown away the receipt. To set things right i went to the store yesterday, and spent...

/ May 24, 2016

Agile in BI

Agile methodology is gaining importance in all the aspects of Information technology and Business Intelligence cannot be secluded from this trend. While most of the Business Intelligence projects are executed in waterfall, executing a project in Agile was never acclaimed even though...

/ April 18, 2016

Are you prepared for Business Continuity on the Cloud?

Seamless delivery is a critical measurement of effective business IT systems and infrastructure. It is also the gap between a loss and profit. A successful, competitive organization understands that the availability of its business operations is a strategic requirement; making business continuity...

/ April 13, 2016

Data driven decisions The changing role of the retail CMO

In the past, life was relatively straightforward for an IT vendor – we spoke to the CIO, convinced him or her of the business value of our proposition, they would agree the investment spend with the CFO and we signed a contract....

/ April 12, 2016

How to ensure business continuity in IT landscape: 5 key areas to focus Part – 2

A 5 part blog series by Zensar’s Architecture Centre of Excellence Part Two In the first part we looked at some of the critical factors that need to be considered to ensure business continuity in IT landscape. Out of the five key...

/ February 17, 2016

Cloud Integration Made Simple

Next big disruption happening is the cloud way of doing things. Cloud is all about a complete new way of accessing, consuming and developing technologies. IDC’s forecast says that public IT cloud services spending will reach $127 billion by 2018, as the...

/ February 3, 2016

Banishing 6 Popular Myths about Cloud Security

Cloud has been a topic of many discussions. While it has undergone multiple avatars with successful implementations across all sized enterprise, one thing still remains a cause of concern. Having seen the benefits of extensive opportunities in the cloud, the sentiment of,...

/ January 28, 2016

My daughter’s banter and DevOps – connecting the dots

My role involves consulting and helping companies undergo their IT transformation journey by leveraging DevOps and its benefits. I have a daughter who recently turned 3, and has discovered the joy of expression through words, translating into uninterrupted chatter. You may wonder...

/ January 20, 2016

The changing face of Business Intelligence

Enterprises have been generating eons of data, which is used extensively for decision making. In this context, business intelligence (BI) systems are the primary IT solutions to analyze data, generate reports and derive insights to support business decisions. But BI has seen...

/ January 18, 2016