Asish Koshy

The case for a next generation enabler for the travel industry

​ " I have the advantage of knowing your habits, my dear Watson," said he . "When your round is a short one you walk, and when it is a long one you use a hansom. As I perceive that your boots, although used, are by no means dirty, I cannot doubt that you are at present busy enough to justify the hansom ." " Excellent! " I cried. " Elementary, " said he. Thus goes the conversation between the legendary Sherlock Holmes and Dr Watson in " The Adventure of the Crooked Man ". After having been in the travel industry for close to two decades and having interacted with several leading travel companie...
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Daniel Stecher

Hurdles in modernization of airline operations management

My airline can spend more than $200 million every year on disruptions due to lack of operational efficiency The global airline industry can afford to write off $25 billion p.a, of which at least 50% can be easily saved! I can forgive my current OCC tools for their inefficiency. I don't care about customer service! by Author If you agree with the three statements above, then please feel free to stop reading this blog post right now. We understand that we are not providing you much value by saving the operational losses, compensation (EU261) costs, rescheduling expenses, etc....
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Anil Abraham

Private v/s Public: Are we ready for mission critical apps on the cloud? (Part 2 of 2)

What are the advantages of a public cloud? Why are prudent tech providers moving to a cloud native architecture? How important is a cloud-agnostic architecture? by Author In the previous blog post  Private v/s Public: Are we ready for mission critical apps on the cloud? (Part 1 of 2) I had explained the rational behind cloud computing as a go-to strategy, as well as certain limitations of a private cloud for certain kinds of applications. Here we consider the key solution for this problem. As always, the strategy advocates for every company to focus on its own core str...
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Thanks for the trendy topic. This is informative and will give confidence to them who are planning to migrate to public cloud. Fro... Read More
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Anil Abraham

Private v/s Public: Are we ready for mission critical apps on the cloud? (Part 1 of 2)

A lot of technology leaders seem to think that a public cloud is unsafe for sensitive operations like banking and finance, which by extension would mean any industry involving commerce on the web, such as retail. You can engineer the Cloud Network the way you need with maximum compliance based on your regulatory needs. by Author Recently, the cloud based delivery strategy of IBS received a tremendous boost at the Amazon Web Services (AWS) Warriors event. As a pioneer in deploying mission critical applications on the AWS cloud, our digital travel solution stood out for the innovative archi...
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Daniel Stecher

Can airlines afford to be gender neutral in fatigue management?

For the first 8 or 9 hours in a shift, the accident risk is constant, but after 12 hours, the risk approximately doubles and after 16 hours, it trebles. Shift-workers, particularly those on rotating shifts, have a higher incidence of sick leave, a higher rate of visits to clinics at the work site, and poorer scores on a variety of measures of health. 62% of shift-workers complained of sleep problems, compared with 20% of day-workers. by Author The above statistics, released by the United Kingdom Health & Safety Executive , probably has nothing to do with airline operations directly. But it...
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