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Shudh, Desi IT: My Encounter with Amul

Two weeks ago I got an opportunity to visit Anand - a tiny, small town in Gujarat from where India got its White Revolution flowing. It is also the birthplace of brand Amul.DynamicCIO.com hosted 50 IT leaders from across the country for its Annual Manufacturing CIO Summit this ...

Is Logistics A Hurdle in Business Productivity?

At a CIO Roundtable organized by DynamicCIO recently, I had the opportunity to meet the CIO of a large manufacturing company. The discussion began with the weather and soon shifted to our concerns about the mounting pressure on urban infrastructure before moving on the challenges faced by the CIO himself....

IT-led Supply Chain: Turnaround at New Holland Fiat

Ever since I took over the additional charge of managing supply chain at New Holland Fiat, last year, I have designed a couple of systems aimed at boosting manufacturing efficiencies. When I was handed over this role, the need of the hour was to increase productivity, as we were rolling only ...

The Amazing Amazon

Founded: July 1994Vision: To be the world's most customer-centric company, where people can find anything they want to buy online.If you are studying e-commerce, your study would be incomplete without reading the amazing success story of Amazon. What surprises me about Amazon is its strategy. It never competed, it conquered.This company ...

How To Handle A Concoction of Crises

The Wall Street reacted with relative glee in September this year, when Yahoo, the troubled online media giant fired Carol Bartz, who had been the company's CEO since early 2009. Soon after, the Yahoo scrip jumped over 6 percent after remaining almost stagnant during Bartz's tenure. While Bartz's firing on phone by the ...