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covid-19-virtual collaboration
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Shared services operations face a multitude of challenges during the COVID-19 pandemic. These include being able to optimize remote work-from-home models, build resilient business continuity plans (BCP), maintain a high due diligence of new...
Collaboration & COVID
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Jun 09, 2020

Collaboration & COVID – Respond, Recover and Reimagine

Ram Ojha Global Practice Head – UC&C

Compelled by the COVID crisis, enterprises across the globe are moving to a new working model. This change could be better understood through the lens of the COVID impact cycle, structured into the respond, recover and reimagine phases.
Smart Supply Chain
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Jun 08, 2020

Securing the future with smart supply chains

Madhumanti Banerjee Technical Product Manager, IoT WoRKSᵀᴹ

A smart track and trace solution that begins by setting up an immensely powerful value chain network that is adaptable, responsive and driven by next-gen technologies and real-time analytics, can very well deliver the added edge as we strive to...
Lessons from COVID
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Jun 08, 2020

A-Z of Lessons from COVID

Devendran Shanmugam Oracle CoE Partnership Manager

Today, the world finds itself in the middle of an unprecedented trial because of the COVID-19 pandemic. While its negative outcomes are there for all to see, the pandemic has brought with it some invaluable lessons for us to learn from. These...
Enable Strategic Modeling
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The COVID-19 pandemic has caused unprecedented financial disruption. In these trying times, companies must adopt the best possible tools and practices to handle liquidity crises and overcome budgeting challenges. This is where strategic modeling...
Has COVID-19 Invented the 10X Supply Chain?
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Jun 05, 2020

Has COVID-19 Invented the 10X Supply Chain?

Surendra Kancherla Principal Architect - Digital Technologies

Not really! But it has definitely forced us to think of one. There’s ample proof that the technologies currently used by established firms to manage their supply chains do not work during a crisis such as the COVID-19 pandemic. This is the time for...
Covid19
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Jun 05, 2020

Customer engagement will drive travel & hospitality renaissance in a post-covid world

Amitava Sengupta Executive Vice President - Digital Consulting, Digital and Analytics

Travel and hospitality has been among the most affected industries in the COVID-19 crisis. With around 75 million jobs at risk worldwide and a USD 2.1 trillion loss in GDP, the industry has been undeniably affected on a very large scale. From a...
Transforming Retail Supply Chains post COVID-19
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Jun 04, 2020

Transforming Retail Supply Chains post COVID-19

Deepak Kumar Gupta Sales Director, TTL & Supply Chain, HCL Technologies

We are witnessing unprecedented times, and among the several industries impacted by the COVID-19 contagion, retailers are facing significant market challenges.According to IDC, growth estimates for global retail in 2020 will be half of the pre-COVID...
Are You Resilient
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Jun 04, 2020

Are you resilient? Four pandemic-driven take-aways on managing change

Alain Paolini Associate Vice President, Digital & Analytics

For most people, the COVID-19 pandemic has greatly impacted their lives. Such massive change has manifested across families, jobs, positions, and the entire economy. However, the manner in which we have managed to adapt to the crisis throws light on...
Utilities
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In the last few weeks, our lives have changed in a way we would never have imagined. More than one-third of the world population is home quarantined, and many governments have already announced lockdowns for 3-4 weeks, which could extend to six...
Digital Lending for MSMEs
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May 08, 2020

Technology to the Rescue – Digital Lending for MSMEs

Rahul Singh President, Financial Services

As the COVID-19 crisis hits the economy, a taskforce of UK-based fintechs has come together to make over £500,000 available to MSMEs (micro, small and medium enterprises) in urgent need of credit. This virtual lending operation, designed to...
Enable Strategic Modeling
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The COVID-19 pandemic has caused unprecedented financial disruption. In these trying times, companies must adopt the best possible tools and practices to handle liquidity crises and overcome budgeting challenges. This is where strategic modeling...
How AI Takes Beer and Diapers to Beer and Diapers 2.0
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Jun 29, 2020

How AI Takes Beer and Diapers to Beer and Diapers 2.0

Paul Obirek Senior Director, Services Engineering

In the context of an IT organization the mountains of data found in logs, application databases, ERP systems, and more can, use traditional data mining approaches, generate interesting insights.  But what do you do with those insights? ...
Unfolding the COVID-19 Pandemic
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May 19, 2020

Unfolding the COVID-19 Pandemic: A Story of Responses and Outcomes

Shalabh Narain Shalabh Narain, CS Industry Vertical Leader, HCL Australia

When I was a child, my mother would read me stories. In one such story, an ant made an elephant go berserk by entering its trunk. I kept asking myself, “how is it possible that a tiny ant could cause so much pain and suffering to a big and powerful...
Post-Pandemic World
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May 19, 2020

Reimagining IT Service Delivery in a Post-Pandemic World

Nisarga Gandhi Associate Vice President-Presales & Solutions, ANZ

Consider this scenario: An IT services firm submits a proposal for a massive IT transformation project. A few days later, the COVID-19 pandemic sends the world into lockdown mode. The client still needs the project to be executed. So, a couple of...
Catapulting a New Era of Telecom Service
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Aug 13, 2021

Seamless Distributed Cloud Experience, with IBM

Rajesh Venkatachalam Head of HCL IBM Ecosystem Unit

The rapid evolution of networking, from localized on-site configurations to hybrid cloud services architecture has empowered business operations with every iteration. Despite the natural operational advantages on offer, the pace of adoption has been...
Alternative Imagined Order
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As the outbreak of the deadly COVID-19 continues across countries, only an alternative strategy of collaboration can accelerate the rattled productivity and efficiency of the global workforce.
Happiness is Homemade
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The last three months have cast a dark shadow across the world. With each passing day, the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic has only grown, pervading the lives of billions of people. Despite the severe humanitarian and social costs, humanity...
Deepak Kumar Gupta

Transforming Retail Supply Chains post COVID-19
Deepak Kumar Gupta - Sales Director, TTL & Supply Chain, HCL Technologies | June 4, 2020
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We are witnessing unprecedented times, and among the several industries impacted by the COVID-19 contagion, retailers are facing significant market challenges.According to IDC, growth estimates for global retail in 2020 will be half of the pre-COVID-19 forecasts. The categories most affected range from fashion and furniture to electronics. In the US, there has been a record 8.7% plunge in retail sales in March, and similar drops in retail operations have been seen across the globe. There are many factors affecting this sharp fall in revenue, including social distancing, lockdown, and even legacy technologies.


Are you resilient? Four pandemic-driven take-aways on managing change
Alain Paolini - Associate Vice President, Digital & Analytics | June 4, 2020
141 Views

For most people, the COVID-19 pandemic has greatly impacted their lives. Such massive change has manifested across families, jobs, positions, and the entire economy. However, the manner in which we have managed to adapt to the crisis throws light on some new insights. Resilience is key to tackling crises of such a large scale but it is also hard to engage. Read this blog post to know about key lessons that this pandemic has taught us about resilience and managing change here.


Abhishek Ramavat

Key Governance, Risk and Compliance considerations due to COVID-19
Abhishek Ramavat - GM and Practice Lead EMEA - GRC | June 4, 2020
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This is the first time in modern history that we are faced with a truly global pandemic. While many businesses have a prior experience dealing with economic whirlwinds and disruptions, the COVID-19 crisis is the ultimate stress test. This crisis has positioned organizations, nations, and people in an entirely new predicament impacting both their professional and personal lives. The dangers posed by disruptions such as COVID-19 can effect different companies in drastically different ways. Read this blog post to know how the pandemic is affecting business readiness and what they can do to alleviate the same.