Here are 5 rules every responsible tech leader should follow

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With the recent controversy involving Facebook and Cambridge Analytica, there is increasing pressure on companies that are dealing with data to deliver superior business and customer outcomes. Not just social media networks, but any company in the process of digital transformation. This includes firms leveraging new technologies and platforms, such as drones, AI and autonomous vehicles, to deliver value.

Why Choosing an Open Source E-commerce Platform Might Make Sense for You

For retailers who want to take on the digital future, investing in a robust e-commerce solution that can improve processes, boost efficiency and facilitate better communication is absolutely crucial. A digital transformation through an e-commerce solution can help you grow your business and achieve an expanded geographical footprint.

How Cognitive Mobile Computing can take Enterprise Mobility to the Next Level

Over the last year, the buzz around AI seems to have reached a crescendo. Every day, we’re seeing new applications and innovations around AI. AI or cognitive computing is quickly becoming all pervasive. Being the next generation of computing systems, cognitive computing allows organisations to make strategic decisions, augment, accelerate and scale human expertise, by enabling unprecedented levels of human-machine collaboration.

Think Digital. Think Platform. Do Platformation

The set of ‘born digital’ companies such as Uber, Amazon, AirBnB, Alibaba have provided lessons in digital disruption to the rest of the world. We live in the digital world where market disrupters are developing platforms that facilitate exchange between the customers and makers, partners or even peers, reshaping industries into interconnected ecosystems.

How Machine Learning Can Help in Process Improvement

Over the next few years, we can fully expect the use of Machine Learning and AI to become mainstream as more organisations discover its many applications. IDC has estimated that by 2019, 40% of digital transformation initiatives will use AI services and by 2021, 75% of enterprise applications will use AI. The possible applications could range from insights to predictions to recommendations on running the business better.

Digital Transformations Can’t Work on Top of Outdated Technology Stacks

While the adage ‘old is gold’ may be true in many scenarios, it does not apply to your enterprise technology stack. Software, unfortunately, does not get better with age. As your business evolves, you may often find your legacy technology infrastructure holding you back from your growth aspirations. On one hand, your needs evolve with time; but equally important, legacy technology loses its usefulness as the ecosystem around it evolves.

Focusing on Travel Planning Touch points Can Help Travel Companies Maximize Influence

Travel planning has evolved over the years. Most travellers no longer depend on travel companies for recommendations on where they should travel. In many cases, they don’t even depend on them when it comes to booking their travel. They generally do their bookings online and are spoilt for choice when it comes to deciding on which portal to book from.