Indian ‘captives’: Value creators in the digital era

The Global In-house Centres (GICs) or Captives contributed revenues of $20 billion in FY 2015, accounting for one-fifth of India’s IT-BPM exports. Starting from the phase when moving up the value chain and improving share of wallet were the key priorities for any captive, today these organisations are an inseparable part of the parent company.

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Leveraging Digital India for sustainable development

The Government of India aims to transform the country into an ‘India of Tomorrow’, one that is both socially and economically empowered. To enable such transformation, factors such as (i) a sharp focus on sustainable and inclusive growth to drive job creation and enhance economic activity, (ii) social safety nets to protect the socio-economically marginalised, and (iii) social inclusion to ensure equal access for all to education, health, employment and other services are rudimentary imperatives.

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Cybersecurity: An emerging risk on the board agenda

As technology becomes all pervasive across organizations, it brings with it the risk of falling victim to cyberattacks — a potent risk that has attracted attention like never before. Are organizations across the corporate landscape alert to this emerging risk that is real? As and when a cybersecurity breach occurs, the severity of its impact will depend on how prepared and proactively engaged the board is with this challenge.

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Why Digital is on the Board Agenda?

Digital is fundamentally changing how companies do business. Enabled by data and technology, digital is a continuous form of disruption to business models, products, services and experiences. It has radically changed the way people consume content, communicate, and access products and services.

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