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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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 AuthorThe above statistics, released by the United Kingdom Health & Safety Executive, probably has nothing to do with airline operations directly. But it h...
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Why air cargo needs a blockchain boost

Air cargo is a complex business involving a massive supply chain that stretches all across the globe. The ecosystem is divided in a very granular manner, with the airline itself handling a very small portion of the cargo movement and the rest being handled by partners which are far from seamless in their connection to the chain. Between the shipper and the receiver, every package passes through several hands with varying degrees of manual and automated operation.In the absence of full digitization, the excessive number of non-standardized intermediaries in the network form weak links on the ch...
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Disruption 2.0: What lies in store for future airline CEOs?

Nothing moves fast in the airline industry…well, except the aircraft!It is no longer a game of big fish and small fish, especially since we see startup companies bringing down established Goliaths almost every single day and in every single industry. Today, it is the fast fish that defeats the slow fish. The key is innovation, and the stakes are at an all-time high! A striking symptom of lethargy Airline job ads of today are quite humorous if you pay enough attention to them. On one side, they promise you the chance to play with the latest toys, new generation technology products (th...
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Dynamic Pricing: What’s preventing wider adoption by airlines?

The simplest answer to this question is that few airlines currently have the technology capability to do so. By nature, the airline industry demands very complex functions and extremely high reliability from Passenger Service System (PSS) platforms. Managing various price points across a fare ladder and forecasting demand for these price points makes the system even more complicated. Dynamic pricing systems must provide for an infinite set of conditions and contexts – whether these may apply in practice or not. The price may end up being any value at all, but these are calculated in real time ...
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