Why do we need a software platform for the Internet of Things?

My team is involved in research related to the Internet of Things (IoT) in the area of Cyber-physical Systems. We have observed that IoT applications are currently built bottom-up for any given domain: starting from sensor integration, sensor networking, and …

The Social Enterprise

At the TCS Summit – North America held in Hilton Head Island, South Carolina in the fall of 2013, a number of us discussed social networks in the Enterprise. Nicole Sturgill, Research Director at CEB TowerGroup, moderated a panel discussion. …

Intersection of disciplines: Tradition meets the Trendy

Frans Johansson, author of the book “The Medici Effect” says “More and more, innovation is springing not from particular industries or disciplines, but rather across them”. At the intersections of different disciplines lie opportunities galore. One such intersection that is …

Is Big Data Analytics for Real?

Dr. Gautam Shroff VP & Chief Scientist, TCS Innovation Labs The term ‘big data‘ has generated a lot of attention in the past eighteen months or so, to the point that it has been overused and oversold at times. Clearly …

Digital Blurring Business Boundaries

Kamal Bhadada Global Head, Media & Information Services I attended our 9th Annual Innovation Forum 2013 in Santa Clara over the past two days. This event has traditionally been organized by our CTO team in the past years and is …

Leadership in the Digital Age

Leadership in the Digital Age (LDA) can mean many things.  From the “Optimize” perspective the challenge of LDA means how do we accumulate, integrate and then optimize IT systems and technology.  That is to say, the question is not “what …

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