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Blockchain May Play Crucial Role in Artificial Intelligence Development, Regulation

The biggest threat for our future, according to Elon Musk, is the development of artificial intelligence (AI). As Musk recently pointed out: “I think we should be very careful about artificial intelligence. If I had to guess at what our biggest existential threat is, it’s probably that. So we need to be very careful. I’m 

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Next-Generation DevOps: Self-Learning Systems

The massive enterprise movement toward all things “digital” has accelerated the adoption of DevOps in all kinds of projects, but particularly in digital transformation initiatives. Apart from the productivity benefits gained by automating software development and rollout, the increased agility has helped move DevOps adoption to gain critical mass in a relatively short time. However, 

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The keys to the kingdom: how CSPs can unlock the value of their data

In today’s digital landscape, organisations are increasingly aware that they have huge volumes of data that could deliver value, but is often sitting unused. This is particularly true in the context of Communication Service Providers (CSPs); global footprints, constant mergers and acquisitions and day-to-day operations have led to unprecedented volumes of data, including structured (device, 

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Dow Jones : Migrating Business Applications to AWS Cloud

Legacy business applications are often challenging to migrate to public cloud. Some of the key challenging questions are – Is the application suited for the public cloud? Does the application require any code remediation, re-engineering, re-architecture or can it be migrated as lift-and-shift? How long will the migration take? Can we accelerate the migration process? 

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Dow Jones DevOps Transformation

Dow Jones, a leading publishing and financial information firm in the world, had envisioned building a robust digital platform to distribute content that would help them reduce TCO and improve business efficiency. Dow Jones wanted to leverage agile DevOps methodologies to reduce time to market. Challenge Dow Jones greatly promotes the use of industry standard 

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News Corp DevOps Terraform Implementation

  News Corp, a leading media conglomerate, owns a number of world known companies and has multiple LOBs under their business portfolio. They developed a multi-year business transformation strategy with an objective to move majority of their infrastructure and applications across their subsidiaries and LOBs to the public cloud. Challenge News Corp’s subsidiaries and LOBs 

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News Corp Cloud Migration

News Corp, a leading media conglomerate envisioned building a robust digital platform to distribute content that would help them reduce TCO and improve business efficiency. As part of this transformation, they were looking to address number of challenges including applications with multiple physical instances running on diverse platforms, making operations expensive and consistently difficult. News 

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Digital transformation – Communication Service Providers (CSPs) time to turn the table

For long Communication Service Providers (CSPs) around the world has been termed as ‘Fat dumb pipe’ and a mere provider of network connectivity, who has managed to progress well around upgrading their infrastructure with time to accommodate new wireless and wired technologies by investing billions, but could not really leverage it for their own benefit and 

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Calibrate your development agility and service quality using root cause analysis

In this fast world, where time-to-market is as crucial as the product/solution itself, defect reduction becomes one of the key objectives for customer delight and competitive edge. Defects are injected or unnoticed at various levels of the SDLC that often results in rework impacting quality and client satisfaction. While everyone is discussing about Shift Left 

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Big data: Start small

How does an enterprise leverage Big Data Technologies? What is the right strategy? Despite the current buzz around the benefits of Big Data, the CXO community is still learning how to strategically use it. Based on my discussions with more than 25 leaders across large and medium enterprises, there is an inhibition not only due 

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Bring Your Own Wallet

Today, the ‘mobile wallet’ is an overused buzzword discussed and debated by a variety of industries. Payment companies, financial institutions and merchants of all sizes are all vying for consumer attention. Technology companies, mobile network operators (MNOs), start-ups and even marketing companies are joining forces to innovate in this space. Though many are talking about 

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3 ways credit card providers can use BPM to enrich their service offerings and achieve business transformation

Business process management (BPM) in credit card services has covered credit card issuance, card servicing and bills management, but in 2014-2015 the focus is going to be more on better customer service, best in class case management systems and dispute management. With increasing security breaches and data thefts taking place in 2013, there are three 

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Impact of spreadsheets and manual processes on enterprise risk

Financial services firms are stuck in a tangled web of data and legacy systems. This model will not sustain today’s business environment, which is largely defined by new regulations and the changes firms need to make to comply. The industry is also challenged with low trading volumes, shortened settlement cycles, and traders looking to new 

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Embedding web analytics dynamically : Tool kit framework approach

In continuation to my previous blog that discussed on successful web analytics product selection through a use case, in this blog, I have listed methods to implement web analytics independent of the source code. A typical issue of a solution engineer is such: the implementation of my web analytics tool is embedded in the source 

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Are you Ready to Become a Dynamic Organization? Then its time to Embrace Disruption and Extend BPM across Your Organization!

Last week I was fortunate to be able to moderate a fantastic webinar, “Extending BPM across Your Organization” with some of the world’s best BPM experts, including Michele Cantara, Research VP at Gartner Research and Stuart Chandler, the Worldwide Head of BPM at Virtusa. Between them they have 50 some odd years of BPM experience 

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Welcome to the Virtusa Blog

Welcome to the new Virtusa blog!  As a leading global provider of advanced IT solutions, our core focus is helping our clients positively impact their businesses through advanced technology systems.  Through this blog we hope to offer our clients, prospects, communities, investors and employees insights into our vision of the way technology can and will 

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