Notes-from-IATA-AGM-_COVER
Jitendra Sindhwani

Notes from the IATA AGM 2017: Key takeaways and a missing link

Last month, the beaches of Cancun, Mexico hosted a large group of airline CEOs, analysts and associated business leaders for the IATA AGM 2017 . The present and the future of the aviation business were dissected and debated at the event, uncovering some very interesting potential for innovative technologies. IBS being a key strategic partner of IATA , I was accorded an invitation to the event along with Bratati Ghosh, Chief Marketing Officer . In addition to several direct meetings with our key customer base, the event gave us priceless inputs regarding the enhanced role we need to play in thi...
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‘Sharing’ challenge must be met by innovation, supply upsurge
Aravind Ramachandran

‘Sharing’ challenge must be met by innovation, supply upsurge

​ On the sidelines of the Hamburg Aviation Conference 2017 which took place this week, Bratati Ghosh, Chief Marketing Officer of IBS , stated her views on why the aviation, travel and hospitality industries absolutely require innovation to sustain themselves for the long term. "The industry is going through a ton of disruption, with challengers that are carving away a lot of market share," she pointed out, referring to the likes of Uber and Airbnb which are poster children of the sharing economy. Industry website Hospitalitynet quotes an HVS study, which estimates that Airbnb captures approxim...
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IBS Kochi to be a landmark for Kerala Inc.
Aravind Ramachandran

IBS Kochi to be a landmark for Kerala Inc.

The proposed  IBS Kochi campus is predicted to be a major milestone, not only in the history of our company, but also for the business environment in the state of Kerala, India where it is located. The new facility will accommodate 6000 employees, which is a substantial number in the small state's economy. This is a preparatory step for continuation of our aggressive growth plans into the near future. Shri. Pinarayi Vijayan, Honorable Chief Minister of Kerala , applauded IBS and our Executive Chairman V K Mathews for being instrumental in busting the 'myth' that Kerala is a hostile state ...
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A Tête-à-tête with the CEO
Francis Wilson

A Tête-à-tête with the CEO

We recently caught up with Rajiv Shah , CEO, IBS Software Services, and talked about IBS' recent wins, innovation and industry trends. Following are the excerpts from the interview. Francis Wilson: Rajiv, thank you for taking the time to speak with me. I would like to start with IBS Software's recent successes and competitiveness in the global marketplace. Specifically, in light of IBS Software's recent deals with key tour and cruise operators like Hurtigruten and Celestyal Cruises, it is apparent that IBS Software is capable of competing with companies from around the world. As an Indian comp...
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