Tech can make healthcare affordable and accessible

In the 21st century, doctors need to be well versed in the basics of IT, just as much as they are with medicine. Such an integral part of the modern healthcare system is technology, and increasingly making a difference to patient-care in the field of diagnosis, investigations, treatment, documentation, retrieval of information and other numerous…

Tech in the classroom

Let’s face it, today’s schools and colleges are vastly different from the ones we attended back in the 80s and 90s. A present-day school or college is literally a small society comprising of students, faculty, administrators, staff, parents and alumni with its own dynamics. Many educational institutions have deployed technology in the form of student…

It’s time to look at technology as infrastructure: Alok Ohrie, President & MD, Dell India

The Digital India initiative and the consequent technology adoption across the country will significantly boost the domestic IT market, says Alok Ohrie, president and managing director, Dell India. He believes that there exists a massive opportunity for Dell to partner the government and build the nation through technology. “Our extensive expertise in setting up and…

It’s time to look at technology as infrastructure: Alok Ohrie, President & MD, Dell India

The Digital India initiative and the consequent technology adoption across the country will significantly boost the domestic IT market, says Alok Ohrie, president and managing director, Dell India. He believes that there exists a massive opportunity for Dell to partner the government and build the nation through technology. “Our extensive expertise in setting up and…

IT governance in higher education

Information technology (IT) was born in educational institutions but grew into the practice of IT governance, directly impacting the corporate world across core areas such as responsibility, strategy, acquisition (of IT resources), performance, conformance and human behaviour, which form the cornerstone of the corporate governance of IT. Today, e-Governance is meant to provide the common…

ESI will be brought under e-governance: Bandaru

More than Rs. 27,000 crore are lying as inoperative funds with the Employees Provident Fund (EPF) and the beneficiary workers would be identified and the amounts refunded, Union Minister for Labour and Employment Bandaru Dattatreya said here on Sunday. Speaking to presspersons after visiting Nacharam ESI Hospital here, Mr. Dattatreya said these amounts were languishing…