Corporate Blog

How blockchain helps the oil and gas industry reduce its carbon footprint and improve SLA adherence


The big question when new technologies are introduced in the marketplace is whether they will stand the test of time and reach critical levels of adoption to fulfil their "raison d´être". With blockchain's gradual adoption across different industries, there are two key areas where it plays a pivotal role in enhancing the oil and gas industry's effectiveness and efficiency.  1.Carbon Credit NFTs Greenhouse Gas (GHG) emissions from oil and gas operations stand at more than 5.2 billion metric tonnes, representing nearly 15% of the energy sector's total GHG emissions. Blockchain's use of uniq...

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Three critical features cruise lines should look out for in an onboard POS system


When I started working in systems and IT for a cruise line several years ago, I was amazed at how complex the technical landscape was to support the business, and how many systems were in place to do so. What should have been relatively straightforward was a challenging, costly, and resource-intensive IT administration feat. Even the simplest of changes were overburdened by the sheer amount of forward planning required to carry them out. While the systems we used had served their purpose, they stagnated in time, becoming a right headache to manage. This was a widely recognized challenge across...

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While airline loyalty benefits appeal, 58% don’t know how to redeem points


IBS Software Launches its First Ever Customer Survey on Airline Loyalty Programs in the APAC region IBS Software partnered with YouGov to commission its inaugural consumer survey around Airline Loyalty Programs (ALP) in key travel centers across the APAC region. The study polled 1500 travellers from Singapore, Hong Kong and Dubai, seeking to gain insight into the perceived benefits of loyalty programs as well as the key factors stopping non-members from joining. ALP insight in APAC: key findings Airline loyalty has a huge base - the majorityof travellers are members of an ALP  - ...

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ASPIRE: a new initiative to support and inspire professional women at IBS Software


By Lakshmi Chandra S, Manager, Learning & Development, IBS Software  Diversity is critical to business performance The importance of workforce diversity can't be overstated. Women bring unique perspectives and approaches to critical thinking to the table, and research has found diverse workforces are also higher performing. At IBS Software, we have an almost 50/50 ratio of men to women and we thrive on this level of diversity. For women in professional roles - as well as those entering the workforce - it's imperative they receive support and guidance to further their careers. We need ...

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Lakshmi Chandra S, Manager, Learning & Development, IBS Software, Trivandrum, India


Hi Lakshmi, tell us about your role and what you enjoy  I joined IBS Software's internal communications department four years ago and then moved to Human Resources (HR) as part of the global Learning & Development (L&D) team, managing behavioural and leadership programs. I'm also responsible for our new hire induction program, which covers leadership inductions and onboarding from an L&D perspective. I've spent my entire career working in HR and communications. Connecting with people, nurturing their development, and ultimately helping them be happy and fulfilled has always be...

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