Company Introduction and IT Strategy Banaras Beads India Ltd is manufacturer and exporters of Beads, Fashion Jewellery and Accessories this company started in 1940 and having office in Delhi NCR, Varanasi and USA, Hongkong. presently we are having 35 user using LAN and inhouse developed ERP system in place which is taking care of entire operation. in future plan we have upgrade entire legacy system with modern one. for this we would be looking for cloud and other hosted offerings
Views on new technologies Cloud and verbalization is not much popular at the moment but definitely it is going to be future of IT for any organization. Resources to Keep Updated with Latest Technologies attending seminars, workshop, reading magazineand surfing web. Team Size We are having small team of 20 members Biggest Pain Point Real time inventory managements at various location we are having more than 300 thousand variety of products.
Technology to Address Pain Points Yes definitely
Slowdown Impact on IT Innovation Yes it is innovation would drive business organization go for better options
Challenges Faced Virus attack, spam filtering etc.
Adoption of Cloud Policy Not yet but hopefully soon it will be adopted in some form.
Role of Cloud I am not convinced at all the information is fully secured on cloud due to various reason.
Expenses on IT Systems 50 lacs
IT Budget Upgrading Plan Not at this moment due to global slow down our business ia also effected
IT Leader Manager First or Technologist First Both are integral part but technologist would be first priority
ROI on the Technology 100%
Cloud, SAAS Relationship Between CIOs and CEOs It is very important for any organization to have best possible understanding and know each others.
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