Digital transformation in Banking: Past, Present and Future

Regardless of how much people earn, the jobs they have or whether they’re part of the workforce, banking is a necessary routine. It may not come to mind as one of the most technologically advanced industries, but has still undergone some significant advancements that make the industry at large ready to serve an increasingly digital society. Some Banks Have No Physical Branches Not so long ago, one of the first…

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Life @Crayon – Mridula

How long have you been at Crayon? A little over two years. What do you do at Crayon? All things marketing with a sprinkle of PR. What’s your average day like? A day where the unplanned usually topples the planned. What’s your favorite Crayon memory? They are all photographic and can’t be penned down. What keeps you coming to work every day? My fellow Crayons. What do you contribute to…

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Life @ Crayon – Bhavani

How long have you been at Crayon? Eight months. 2. What do you do at Crayon? I am the CFO (Chief Financial Officer) of Crayon. 3. What’s your average day like? I mostly push people to do their work. I think I should rename my job description to Chief Pushing Officer. 4. What’s your favorite Crayon memory? I loved the ladies lunch we had last time in Chennai. 5. What…

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Life @ Crayon – Varun

1. How long have you been at Crayon? 3 years 2. What do you do at Crayon? I build big data applications using Java and Python. 3. What’s your average day like?  The day mostly involves email, coding, chatting and working with incredibly smart co-workers, lunch with coworkers, playing Carrom and meetings. 4. What’s your favourite Crayon memory? When we demoed the first version of Maya(Crayon’s product). The day before…

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Life @ Crayon – Grace Lee

Life at Crayon by Grace 1) How long have you been at Crayon? 3 years and 8 months 2) What do you do at Crayon? I’m the Ops manager, I handle Finance, HR, Admin work, P.A, or any other ad hoc work. 3) What’s your average day like? Busy, dealing with all the urgent work requests that first comes to me in the morning, and by noon I do a…

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Life @ Crayon – Shobana

1) How long have you been at Crayon? Ten months. 2) What do you do at Crayon? Manage product testing. 3) What’s your average day like? First, I look at my team’s deliverables. Then these are discussed with the team to ensure that we are on the same page. The rest of the day is spent on executing the plan, with a few breaks and chats in between! 4) What’s…

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Life @ Crayon – Itzhik

How long have you been at Crayon? Since July 27th, 2015. 475 days have passed like it was a single moment. What do you do at Crayon? I lead the product management, engineering and customer deployments teams. AKA Product. What’s your average day like? No one day is similar to another. Some days it is all about strategy, product, funding, finance, engineering, people, customers, solutions… and others all the above…

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Life @ Crayon – Amrit

1) How long have you been at Crayon? Just about 4 years now. 2) What do you do at Crayon? Ah, the eternal mystery :). If anyone  this knows, be sure to let me know! Besides making a general nuisance of myself, I assist our Product Engineering team. 3) What’s your average day like? There is no “average” day at Crayon! In a day I could be doing anything from planning…

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RIP, Anand

It was with deep sadness and sorrow that we received the news of the passing away of our colleague and friend Dr. Anand Ramachandran this morning at 630 a.m IST in Delhi. Anand had been unwell for a while with a respiratory problem, and flew to Delhi about two weeks ago for treatment with his family doctor. He was under treatment, when he had a stroke ten days ago, on…

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How Big Data helps us in the fight against crime: Beyond ‘Minority Report’

In today’s complex world, criminals are everywhere. There is a greater responsibility on law enforcement authorities than ever before to apprehend criminals even before they commit crimes. This idea of arresting people before they commit a crime was first featured in the film ‘Minority Report’ starring Tom Cruise and directed by Steven Spielberg. Today, this pre-crime strategy has gone beyond the movie, and has become a reality to save lives…

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