Guest Lecture at Sathyabama University – April 2013
As a part of the Industry – University partnership initiative, Mrs. Latha Sankaran, Project Leader in Business Analytics division of Coromandel Infotech, was invited for a guest lecture by Sathyabama University, one of Chennai’s premier private University. The lecture was delivered on the topic, “Introduction to Data Warehousing & Business Intelligence”, to the post graduate students at the University on April 12th, 2013.
Mrs. Latha started with an overview of Enterprise Resource Planning. Then she introduced important concepts of Data Warehousing to the students at length and finally concluded by discussing different facets of Business Intelligence. This was followed by an interactive Question and Answer session. The students found the session to be very useful and participated actively.
The Sathyabama University management thanked Mrs. Latha and Coromandel Infotech for this noble contribution of knowledge enrichment to students. The University has also extended an invitation to Coromandel Infotech for their forthcoming Workshops and Seminars.
C2IL bags the first Direct Benefits Transfer project– April 2013
Direct Benefits Transfer (DBT), a nomenclature broader than its earlier version - Direct Cash Transfer - is the ambitious scheme from the Government of India for channelling subsidies to eligible beneficiaries through bank accounts with Aadhaar numbers.
During the first phase of implementation, 43 districts spread across 16 states have been selected. Of the 5 districts allotted, Andhra Bank has chosen Coromandel Infotech as the end to end service provider in Chittoor & Ranga Reddy districts of Andhra Pradesh.
This marks a significant beginning for Coromandel Infotech as a prominent service provider in the DBT project space, as the Government of India proposes to introduce this facility across all the districts of the country by March 2014.
InCise EAM on SaaS model – April 2013
Coromandel Infotech has signed the first deal for InCise EAM on Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) model with a major engineering firm that provides professional and contracting services to power plants, petroleum, chemical, steel and cement industries.
InCise EAM, the Asset Life-cycle Management system from Coromandel Infotech, was chosen to maximize the performance of complex assets and align them with overall business strategy of the organization. Initially, the system will be implemented and maintained at 7 sites.
With the introduction of InCise EAM on SaaS model, the total cost of ownership for the application would be considerably reduced. Coromandel Infotech has invested in state-of-the-art hardware infrastructure for this purpose and the customers will not have the trouble of maintaining servers at their end.
InCise EAM, which is also available as on-premise model, offers extensive multi-organization tools to manage several tasks and departments from one integrated solution. It helps in reducing cost through effective systems management, comprehensive work-order functions and easy-to use scheduling tools.
Financial Messaging Gateway Solution Goes Live – March 2013
The BFSI team at Coromandel Infotech has successfully implemented the Financial Messaging Gateway (FMG) solution projects from Union Bank of India and Andhra Bank, under very stringent timelines.
FMG has been integrated with the Core Banking System (CBS) of the Banks and the National Payment Corporation of India (NPCI) Switch using ISO 8583 message formats. Also the Central Biometric Authentication Server has been deployed to carry out online fingerprint authentication.
With these integrations, Financial Messaging Gateway can process the following financial transactions in real-time originating from FI TSP Servers:
Apart from financial transactions, FMG processes Enrolment data submitted online. FMG carries out enrolment data validation, fingerprint de-duplication, upload of customer data to CBS for account generation and generating output files for TSPs.
New Logo added to US Customer List– March 2013
A leading technology firm head quartered in Atlanta, GA has selected Coromandel Infotech to design and develop a cloud based document management system using MOSS 2007. The application is created such that multiple companies can register with flexible storage spaces. Also, the companies can create, manage and allocate storage spaces to users.
Other features of the application include access through internet browsers as well as desktop application, scheduled backup / restoration of documents and user specific dashboard for storage / utilization details.
This innovative application development project will be completed under very compressed time lines using MOSS 2007, Asp.Net, .NET Framework 2.0, Web Services, SQL Server and SVN.
CIOSE selects InCise EAM to showcase on global platform– March 2013
InCise EAM has been selected by CIO Strategy Exchange (CIOSE) as one among the 8 #MadeInIndia product to be showcased on a global platform. The director of CIOSE, Ernest M. von Simson reviewed many applications that were submitted and chose 8 products to be showcased when he is here in Bangalore.
CIOSE received many applications from early stage technology start-ups to those who have spent few years in the industry, with exciting ideas across Big Data, Social Networking, Analytics, Healthcare, Education, Mobile Applications, Security, etc., during the one week period starting January 31, 2013 until February 8, 2013. The final 8, including InCise EAM, were selected after several rigorous rounds of screening by CIOSE.
The demo from these selected products will happen in Bangalore and the dates are yet to be announced.
C2IL bags a referential order from USA – February 2013
Coromandel Infotech has bagged an order for a referential web application development project from USA. The order is awarded by a premium creative services & advertising agency based out of North Carolina on behalf of its client, a contract research company providing a wide range of clinical research services for biotech and pharmaceutical clients globally.
B K Birla Group Company chooses InCise EAM – February 2013
A BK Birla Group Company, based out of Rajasthan, India, has chosen InCise EAM, the Asset Lifecycle Management system from Coromandel Infotech, to streamline their plant maintenance process.
Upon thorough evaluation and assessment, InCise EAM was selected to take the performance and possibilities of asset management at the company to a higher level.
It may be noted that the company has already implemented inDice ERP, the Enterprise Resource Planning solution, to optimize their commercial business operations and the system is running successfully for past four years.
More details on InCise EAM can be found in http://www.incise-eam.com
Solution Labs set up by C2IL for Oracle EBS & SAS – February 2013
Further to successfully establishing solution labs for Oracle EBS and SAS, skill upgradation training programmes were organized by C2IL for its associates.
Oracle India conducted 3 days of training on R12.x Oracle E-Business Suite Essentials for Implementers from 15th January 2013 to 17th January 2013. This initiative was undertaken to strengthen the Oracle Practice, by cross training resources across the organization.
20 consultants participated in the training programme and all the participants are now eligible for generic R12 certification from Oracle Corporation. The training had emphasis to hands on, solution design, best practices and a pilot implementation project.
In furtherance to the alliance partnership signed with SAS, a day-long event with 2 sessions on Visual Analytics was conducted by SAS.
Value added services in ‘Finacle’ CBS – January 2013
As a ‘Finacle’ Value Partner, Coromandel Infotech has been providing extensive value added services in Finacle Core Banking Solution space.
The ‘Finacle’ experts and domain specialists across Core Banking, Treasury, Trade & Forex and Lending among other areas, offer best in class service, which has enabled Coromandel Infotech to be the partner of choice for Infosys and a host of customer banks.
For the BFSI team, New Year starts with commencement of customization services on behalf of Infosys for State Bank of India and successful completion of Finacle CBS implementation project in I&M Bank, Tanzania, 18 Co-operative Banks in Haryana and 10 out of the 20 Co-operative Banks in Punjab.
It may be recalled that, in September 2012, Coromandel Infotech bagged orders for implementing Finacle Core Banking Solution at 18 Co-operative Banks in Haryana, 20 Co-operative Banks in Punjab, and 2 Co-operative Banks in Bihar for full-fledged Finacle CBS implementation including all the retail modules.
Yet another win for Financial Messaging Gateway Solution – January 2013
Close to the heels of winning the Financial Messaging Gateway project at Union Bank of India, Coromandel Infotech has won a similar project from Andhra Bank.
Close to the heels of winning the Financial Messaging Gateway project at Union Bank of India, Coromandel Infotech has won a similar project from Andhra Bank.
The solution also provides for a central biometric authentication component for storing biometric fingerprint data during enrolment data upload and for validation during transactions.
As a pioneer in Financial Messaging Gateway solution, the BFSI team Coromandel Infotech is confident of closing many more Financial Messaging Gateway projects in the new calendar year.
Recruitment Drive @ C2IL – December 2012
December 2012 had been a busy month at Coromandel Infotech for hiring fresh and experienced talents across the board, wherein the Chennai office witnessed a steady stream of prospective candidates being interviewed for various positions.
As a part of the recruitment drive, Coromandel Infotech conducted a day long campus interview session, in association with NIIT, one of India’s premium software training institutions, on 8th December 2012. Over 50 candidates were interviewed during the day by the Technical Panel, comprising of five senior professionals from the Chennai GDC.
The event took place at NIIT’s Nungambakkam Centre and was organized by the talent acquisition team of Coromandel Infotech. In addition to this, the team has also synergized with HCL Career Development Centre, the training arm of HCL Infosystems, for sourcing talents.
Another recruitment drive was conducted between 20th and 22nd December 2012 for candidates from NIIT and HCL at our office in Manpakkam. Around 56 candidates were interviewed and the short-listing process is on for finalization of candidates.
C2IL expands its footprint in Middle East market – December 2012
The Middle East geography is focused as a crucial destination for future business growth for Coromandel Infotech. In line with its global expansion plans, the company has ramped up its presence in the Middle East market by striking new deals in Kuwait and Saudi Arabia respectively.
Coromandel Infotech will be undertaking a project in Kuwait for a leading petrochemical company to improve its warehouse operations with an objective to optimize resources used and reduce manual intervention.
In Saudi Arabia, further to increased business traction with sizeable revenue from consulting services and also sealing a strategic partnership, Mr. Mohammed Elias, AVP, Coromandel Infotech, visited the country to explore additional opportunities in the region.
Coromandel Infotech is happy to note there are a lot of promising leads and good pipeline of prospects in Middle East, which are due to close in the ensuing months.
Strategic partnership signed with SAS – November 2012
Coromandel Infotech has entered into a strategic partnership with SAS, a leader in business analytics software and the largest independent vendor in the business intelligence market. The companies will be cooperating on a number of key market opportunities and shall be working together on a number of large projects, particularly in the BFSI and Manufacturing segments.
Coromandel Infotech's industry focus, experience and service excellence combined with SAS's cutting edge technology, will be a mutual win-win for both the companies as well as their new and existing customers.
Further to this partnership agreement, the consultants from Coromandel Infotech attended a two days Partner Training Program organized by SAS on 6th and 7th November, 2012 at Mumbai, India.
Coromandel Infotech wins UBI project – November 2012
Coromandel Infotech has won the project from Union Bank of India (UBI) for providing Financial Messaging Gateway Solution. In order to coordinate all the communication between various Financial Inclusion Technology Solution Providers (FI TSPs) of UBI with their Core Banking Solution through a single channel, the bank will use the messaging gateway solution from Coromandel Infotech.
Through this messaging gateway solution, all TSPs will connect to the gateway using a standard well-defined interface. This gateway will not only provide a single channel access to all FI applications but will also, enable implementation of common security features. The support for centralized biometric authentication and the ability to use NPCI to support UIDAI authentication and interbank transactions are some of the key features of the solution.
InformationWeek EDGE Award for Coromandel Infotech’s InCise EAM - October, 2012
InCise EAM project at Chettinad Cement Corporation has been selected as one of the InformationWeek EDGE winners for 2012.
EDGE - Enterprises Driving Growth and Excellence (using IT) is an initiative by InformationWeek to identify, recognize and honour end-user companies in India that have demonstrated the best use of technology to solve a business problem, improve business competitiveness, and deliver quantifiable ROI to stakeholders
EDGE awards function was hosted at INTEROP Mumbai (Bombay Exhibition Centre, Goregaon, Mumbai) on October 11th 2012.
Scene and be heard” session at Oracle Open World 2012 - October, 2012
Mr. G Vijayakumar, Joint Vice President, Enterprise Application Services, made a presentation on ERP Extender PIP and Asset Lifecycle Management PIP at the “Scene and be heard” session of Oracle Open World on 1st October 2012.
He spoke about the Process Integration Packs (PIP) from Coromandel Infotech, which are O/S independent and standards-based software, which runs on any J2EE container. Having “Hot-pluggable" architecture, it allows organizations to use them with any preferred database, portal or other application.
Mr. Vijayakumar said that these PIPs have inbuilt industry standard pre-packaged info-boards, across all Industry verticals and addresses mid market and enterprise customers for their Operational and Business Intelligence Reporting needs.
Coromandel Infotech participates in Banking Expo at Lavasa - October, 2012
Alongside the "Frontiers in Co-operative Banking Awards" function to be held on 12th October 2012 at Lavasa, 'Banking Frontiers' is organizing National Conference and Expo for the Co-operative Banking Fraternity. As a Banking Solutions Partner for Co-operative banks, Coromandel Infotech is putting up a stall at the Expo. More than 250 Co-operative banking professionals from 80+ banks across the country are expected to participate in the proceedings.
InCiseEAM for iPad / Tablet - September, 2012
The iPad / Tablet compatible version of InCiseEAM has been released. This will provide engineers, who are on the move, with access to decision-critical information through their iPads / Tablets. This takes InCiseEAM, the trusted Asset Life-Cycle Management solution from Coromandel Infotech to a new level of touch-based interactivity at a low TCO. For more information, visit http://www.incise-eam.com
Coromandel Infotech at Oracle Open World 2012 - September, 2012
Coromandel Infotech, Oracle Gold Partner, is participating in Oracle Open World 2012 to be held on September 30 – October 4, 2012 at South Exhibition Hall, Moscone Center, San Francisco, USA, as an exhibitor to showcase its expertise in
Meet our thought leaders at Booth #2229 to know more about our expertise in leveraging the best out of your investment in Oracle suite of products. Connect with our domain and technology specialists to learn how Coromandel Infotech can help in positive transformation of your business by using innovative tools, process integration packs and accelerators to deliver reliable and robust enterprise class solutions that meets your demand.
BFSI team bags Finacle CBS implementation projects - September, 2012
Coromandel Infotech's BFSI team has bagged orders for implementing Finacle Core Banking Solution at 20 Co-operative Banks in Punjab, 18 Co-operative Banks in Haryana and 2 Co-operative Banks in Bihar. This will be a full-fledged Finacle CBS implementation including all the retail modules.
Technical Training for BFSI Field Associates - August, 2012
The BFSI Tech Support conducted a technical training programme on 21st and 22nd of August 2012 for the field associates involved with Financial Inclusion (FI) projects. The training was to enable the FI field associates to resolve basic technical issues that arise during field level operations. The programme was attended by 22 participants representing various FI projects from different parts of India. Important technical topics relating to Enrolment Application, "Smart Connect" Application HHD Transaction Application and supporting software installation were covered in the training.
InCiseEAM new version release and website launch - August, 2012
Coromandel Infotech has released the latest version of InCiseEAM, the innovative web based Asset Life-Cycle Management solution. The new version, in addition to its existing features, includes the following enhancement
The official website for InCiseEAM (www.incise-eam.com) has also been launched. The website provides all requisite details about the application with option to download product information and resources. The visitors can also register for a free demo of InCiseEAM.
New orders for Smart Connect ™ Financial Inclusion Solution - July, 2012
Smart Connect ™, a market leader in Financial Inclusion Solution from Coromandel Infotech, adds to two more customers, one each in rural and urban financial inclusion space. Smart Connect ™ offers an end to end IT solution for carrying out door-step banking to the un-banked sector. Blended with Auto Identification technologies such as Smart Cards & Biometrics with Mobile computing, Smart Connect ™ provides a secured solution working both ONLINE and OFFLINE modes to reach the unreached in remotest parts of the country.
Coromandel Infotech expands its BFSI portfolio - July, 2012
As a part of the growth plan to expand its offerings in BFSI space, Coromandel Infotech has entered into a strategic partnership with "IndiSoft Consultancy Services" on 13th July 2012 to market "RxOffice® NPA", an innovative product to reduce the impact of non-performing assets and help banks and financial institutions to efficiently track the loan defaults cycle.
inCiseEAM Manufacturing Intelligence - July, 2012
Coromandel Infotech has introduced inCiseEAM Manufacturing Intelligence, which can work as an independent integration framework for industries, where process control is vital.
Best in Class manufacturers are leveraging intelligent solutions, that can provide real-time visibility, event management and analytical tools that enhance proactive and predictive control.
inCiseEAM is an Enterprise Asset life-cycle Management framework from Coromandel Infotech, which gives Asset visibility, asset reliability, reduce maintenance cost and helps in increasing OEE across various industries.
inCiseEAM for Chemical industry - June, 2012
Coromandel Infotech announced an expansion of its support for the Chemical industry with new offerings designed to help companies meet reserve and production targets, while reducing costs and maintaining safety and environmental standards.
InCiseEAM for Chemical companies has received considerable focus by Coromandel Infotech in the past year to address the rapidly changing needs of customers in this market.
Chemical industries managing their operations and energy portfolios face tough business challenges - including maintaining equipment reliability, increasing asset utilization and improving operational integrity, performance and safety. By working closely with the chemical industry, Coromandel Infotech has enhanced its industry-leading Asset life-cycle management solution to help companies better addresses these challenges.
The solution delivers Asset life-cycle management capabilities with an emphasis on safe and reliable operations and organizational learning and improvement. New modules record, track and investigate incidents and defects during plant operation and maintenance, evaluate the business benefits of new deployments, and document proven solutions and lessons learned by an organization while recording suggestions for improvements.
A referential customer addition to Coromandel Infotech - May, 2012
Coromandel Infotech has bagged a prestigious order in the technology vertical from a world renowned open source leader. For this customer, Coromandel Infotech shall be responsible for providing Oracle Applications R12 administration services. This marks a valuable addition to our growing number of customers in the technology space.
New customer acquisitions by Microsoft Dynamics practice- May, 2012
Coromandel Infotech has acquired two new customers in the Microsoft Dynamics practice early this month. One is a discrete manufacturing company and the other is an engineering company, both based out of Chennai. Coromandel Infotech has been chosen for providing value added services on Microsoft Dynamics NAV, amidst stiff competition and we owe these wins to the positive feedback given by our existing customers.
inCise EAM implementation completed at one of the largest process manufacturing company in India - Mar, 2012
inCise EAM, the enterprise asset life-cycle management solution from Coromandel Infotech, was successfully implemented at all the plants of a large process manufacturing company in India
The company is a part of Rs. 4000 crore conglomerate, having interests in Cement, Textiles, Logistics, Healthcare, Trading and Education. Coromandel Infotech has been the IT solution provider for the company since 2010.
Coromandel Infotech was commended for the timely project delivery, quality and support with high customer satisfaction.
'THINK BIG' Event - Mar, 2012
Coromandel Infotech had a 2 days long annual business meet at Puducherry, 3 hours journey away from Chennai.
Named as 'THINK BIG', this business event had full leadership team present along with business partners like Oracle, Infosys and Silicon Valley based Inirus. Some of the key customers also joined to share their experience and valuable suggestions.
The team went through business planning and prioritization of its focused service offerings, market reach and innovation road map for next 12 months
Annual Business Strategy Meeting of Coromandel Infotech held at Chennai - Jan, 2012
The Senior Business Leaders of Coromandel Infotech across geographies and verticals gathered for a two day strategy meet on 27th and 28th January 2012 at a beach resort in the outskirts of Chennai.
The focus of discussion centered around the next wave of Customer Expectations from Indian Service Providers like Coromandel Infotech. Several interesting thoughts were collated to propel Coromandel Infotech in its journey into the next fiscal year and thereby committing itself to enhance customer delight.
During this meet, Coromandel Infotech’s service portfolio was augmented with Innovative Service Offerings towards the needs of the emerging markets globally.
The event marked a refreshing welcome to 2012.