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1985

The Rangarajan Committee Report on bank computerization is released. The report discusses mechanization at branch, zonal, and head office levels. Stage I of the computerization was to cover 2,500 branches…

Beyond ERP 

Y2K is just about done and streamlining the back office is not enough. Now is the time when organizations are looking beyond ERP implementations–prospects that will help them elicit more…

1987

The Railways freight computerization plans get delayed by another year, leading to an escalation in the cost to Rs1,200 crore from the original Rs500 crore. KPP Nambiar took over from…

Ashok Soota 

A high-profile CEO who is a role model and now an entrepreneur. That is Ashok Soota, Chief Executive Officer and Chairman, MindTree Consulting. In his checkered career, Soota has always…

1988

HCL became the #1 company, followed by WITL.  Zenith became the first company to introduce PS/2 in India. The issue of software piracy became a nagging one. Lotus Corp of…