SaaS makes sense: 4 of the simplest reasons why
Jude Kishore

SaaS makes sense: 4 of the simplest reasons why

Technology must pervade, without the need to intrude. While technology itself may be getting more and more complex, the true objective of the IT vendor is to reduce the complexity of transactions for the customer business. A SaaS mode implementation strips the customer of practically all the responsibility of IT, giving the IT provider complete control over the 'how', to implement 'what' the customer has defined as their business goal. From the point of view of a technology partner, the control we gain comes with a great responsibility. Moving to a SaaS model isn't just a question of tech...
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Built to last: Five lessons from the IBS journey
Aravind Ramachandran

Built to last: Five lessons from the IBS journey

40% of businesses in this room, unfortunately, will not exist in a meaningful way in 10 years John Chambers, Chairman, Cisco This grim prediction was made two years ago before a 25,000 strong audience. Chambers blamed ineffective digitization efforts, but statistics surrounding corporate longevity isn't generally compelling. The United States, an icon of capitalism for the world, scores a net negative when it comes to business survival – around 400,000 new businesses start every year and 470,000 close down as per small business information resource Success Harbor .  This doesn't mean...
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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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