“Social IT Management” – the term literally means IT going social. Gartner defines social IT management as “the ability to leverage social media technologies and best practices to foster the support of end users, capture collaboration among IT staff members and collaborate with the business, promoting the value of IT organization.” In plain simple terms it is a social network by IT people for IT people.
Quality assurance is an important aspect for any industry that really values offering quality services and products to its clients and consumers. To maintain high quality standards in production of goods (any type of product from FMCG to engineering/medical/domain specific finished goods), QC process is required. Automating this process by means of software application reduces the turnaround time, the associated paperwork, gives higher profits and reduces errors.
Virtualization is a broad IT concept that helps enterprises manage their hardware and software. This does not mean it is only related to and beneficial for IT enterprises. Any non-IT company can also use virtualization for its requirements.
Virtualization simply means creating and maintaining a virtual version of something that is not real. You can virtualize your hardware, software, server, operating system, and more.
Five years back, smartphones and iPhones were a luxury limited to business hotshots and swanky entrepreneurs. But not anymore! Today, smartphones are being used by even the common man. And mind you it’s not just the talking and texting that today’s common man is doing with smartphones. He is accessing internet through it – popularly called the mobile web.
Globalization has changed the way we do business. Today, we perceive and pursue opportunities differently. Our enterprises are expanding beyond our geographical limits into the low cost regions for manufacturing processes. But such expansion has its own risks. With dispersion comes lack of visibility, dwindling control, and difficulties in general management. So what do we do then? Should we give up on a business model that reduces costs and promotes inclusive growth?