The Invisible Thread In Our Digital World
Here's why having a well mapped approach, clear frameworks and investment models can equip organizations for surviving confidently in a world punctuated with attacks, breaches, and bad actors
The Loneliness Epidemic-And The Rise Of Metaverse
How can a Metaverse club address social withdrawal struggles of the modern human brain-specially the ones that arise, thanks to our urban set-up? And how can pastel colours, music concerts, NFT museums and designers like Ladislav Sutnar help here?
Metaverse, Web 3.0, And DAO To Drive Demand
Metaverse driven data centers are characterized by their ability to rapidly adapt to changes in workloads and users, while cloud and 5G datacenters rely on virtualization technologies to improve resource utilization and reduce costs
We need to first Design in India
Ajai Chowdhry, Founder of HCL and Chairman - Board of Governors, IIT - Patna, takes a detailed stock of Make in India, it's strengths, weaknesses and the path ahead. Edited excerpts from the video interview...
THE MAKE IN INDIA WAISTLINE-EVERY INCH COUNTS!
How fit is the Indian hardware story after hitting the Make in India gym? Are we moving towards muscles like high-value addition, miniaturisation, own IP and strong upstream research-specially in components?
UNSUNG HEROES AND MAVERICKS WHO MADE THE INDIAN IT MAGIC
Hearing the word 'Maverick' may remind you of Tom Cruise before you think of the equally adventurous firmament of the Indian software industry. But reading some lines from the book called 'The Maverick Effect' will tell you, without doubt, that Harish Mehta has flown into every tricky and exciting corner that the pilots of Indian IT trajectory struggled with, enjoyed and blazed a trail with. Mehta, a prominent angel investor, the founder and executive chairperson of Onward Technologies Ltd. and the founding member and the first elected chairman of NASSCOM, has a lot to recount, and interpret, as he flies back into the memory lane of the last few pivotal decades. Like legends like Dewang Mehta and FC Kohli. Like facing turning points of the scale that the Satyam Crisis or Outsourcing business was. Like the equation between Nasscom and MAIT, work-life balance, IP and much more that adds substance to the gloss of this industry.
SEMICON INDIA-FAB SO FAR!
India is eyeing a semiconductor market size of $64 billion by 2026-and is also gearing up well for the big dartboard of the global $600 billion pie by 2030. What will help us, and what can stop us, in being-All that, and a bag of chips?
Can India make it in Telecom Manufacturing?
Based on global best practices, there are challenges on the ground which, if overcome through suitable policies, can make the manufacturing sector globally competitive and efficient
EFFICIENT DATA COLLECTION AND ANALYSIS THE BACKBONE OF 4.0
Cognex Corp. is an American manufacturer of machine vision systems, software and sensors used in automated manufacturing to inspect and identify parts, detect defects, verify product assembly, and guide assembly robots. Major components of a machine vision system include lighting, lens, image sensor, vision processing, and communications. MI apps include GIGI, or guidance, identification, gauging, and inspection. Here, Lalit Kumar Mishra, Regional Sales Head, India Subcontinent, Cognex, tells us more. Excerpts from an interview:
A World of New Possibilities
The world has changed profoundly in recent years, with computers spreading into everyday objects, from the refrigerator to shoes. As connected devices become more accessible and affordable, more and more things are getting connected fueling the Internet of Things (IoT) phenomenon. IoT promises to bring many benefits, from business efficiency to a better life.
A great opportunity in chips, telecom and much more
India is taking on Chippagedon (the global chip shortage crisis) and is striving to bring semiconductor and display fab manufacturing to the country. Other PLI schemes look to accelerate domestic manufacturing of telecom and networking products. Supply chain and the logistics sector will play a vital role by meeting raw material demands for the Indian manufacturers. All this will go a long way in making us self-reliant in a big way.
Quantum And IoT The New Alpha
The explosive compute power that quantum computing brings can be just the thing that loT devices need to burst to their full potential. What makes quantum a good beast-or not-for the Edge to piggyback on, if it needs to run fast and far?
The Metaverse: What Are The Environmental Impacts & Future?
The metaverse's reliance on virtual reality (VR) technology and data centres will have a detrimental impact on the environment, even as it decreases carbon emissions by reducing travel
WE'VE ENTERED AN ERA OF DATA DRIVEN DECISIONS AND PREDICTIONS
Golok Kumar Simli, Chief Technology Officer, Passport Seva Programme, Ministry of External Affairs, Government of India, believes what we are witnessing the next phase of technological revolution within Government sectors with the adoption of the latest cutting-edge emerging technologies
INDUSTRY 4.0 ACCELERATED!
Industry 4.0 is here now and has accelerated due to the pandemic. Today, companies are laying the foundation for connectivity and a unified IT/OT digital platform. Now, there are newer technologies emerging, besides 4G/5G, to help Industry 4.0 work across demanding environments
Intel investing €80 billion in EU across entire semiconductor value chain
Intel will be investing in the European Union over the next decade across the entire semiconductor value chain. This will be from R&D and chip design, to advanced packaging, manufacturing and foundry services
LOOKING AT THE INTERSECTION OF AI AND IIOT
The Industry loT Consortium (IIC) recently announced a foundational document for Artificial Intelligence. This highlights the value proposition that Al can enable in next-generation Industrial IoT (IloT) systems. Wael William Diab, IIC Secretary, and VP, AI, IoT Standardization and Strategy, Futurewei Technologies Inc., tells us more about this.
PROVIDING A SEAMLESS EXPERIENCE TO MILLIONS OF USERS SIMULTANEOUSLY
Abhishek Ravi, Chief Information Officer, Dream Sports, tells us how they continuously experiment with multiple features on their app and understand user behaviour over multiple parameters
QUANTUM ENTANGLEMENT – WHAT A POWERFUL KNOT!
Forget Quantum-Enabled Solutions. It's time to think of Quantum-Enhanced Innovations. And of the second Quantum revolution. Let's get this cat out of the bag or, shall we say, the proverbial box
QUANTUM IS GREAT! BUT DON'T THROW 'THE PHONE IN YOUR POCKET' AWAY
Using classical computing and quantum computing together - that sounds like an unusually refreshing argument in an era where most people - researchers, companies and students – are all chuffed about quantum computers
THE 5 ASPECTS FOR THE FOUNDATION OF INDUSTRY 4.0 USE CASES
Rajaneesh Kini, SVP and CTO, Cyient, tells us how digital control is critical to enhance this foundation through automated orchestration of critical processes.
TRANSITION TO EMERGING TECH PAVING WAY FOR EFFICIENCY
Som Satsangi, SVP and Managing Director, Hewlett Packard Enterprise, India says that technology can solve a wide range of problems and increase efficiency, which will play a larger role in transparent governance
DRONES TAKE OFF TO TRANSFORM ECONOMY WITH NEW POLICIES AND PROJECTS
The skies are abuzz with transformation. India, with its new Drone policy and opening the market further for the technology and startups, has made strides in this sector. With public-private partnerships to deliver medicines, vaccines and helping farmers with connectivity, usage of Drone has taken off with flying colours.
How e-governance will play a key role in infrastructural development
The union government has reinforced its commitment to using infrastructure as a force multiplier for sustained growth and focus on e-governance to boost the 'ease of doing business' in the country for the development of the nation
Taking drinking water to 200 million households
The Jal Jeevan Mission uses predictive data analytics and lot to make sure transparency and accountability is maintained. On a pilot basis, loT systems have been implemented in various states
PUBLIC SECTOR DRIVING FORCE BEHIND INDIA'S RAPID DIGITIZATION
Jezamin Abdul Razak, Senior Research Manager, Government Insights, IDC Asia/ Pacific talks about the use of cloud, loT, AI, blockchain, Data Analytics, bluetooth and GPS in government operations.
RESKILLING ESSENTIAL TO SURVIVAL
Eevera Senthamilselvan, Talent Transformation Lead at HyperVerge talks about working with Tier 2, 3 colleges, creating opportunities for them along with the importance of reskilling.
HOW DATA DRIVEN DECISION MAKING LEADS TO EFFECTIVE GOVERNANCE
One of the criteria of effective governance is the right delivery of services. And data can help in the decision making. The best support for the same will come through emerging technologies. Anil Jain, Partner, Deloitte India talks about the adoption of smart governance for faster delivery of services to the citizens, the role blockchain, Al will play in the same and how it will transform the economy.
BLIND-SPOTS OR BLACK HOLES? COMMON MISTAKES IN SMART GOVERNANCE
Failure to address execution, the people-factor and the long tail impact – it's a small oversight that can turn into a broken hinge of even the strongest doors towards the future
Creating a winning combination for governments and businesses
Jagdish Mitra, Chief Strategy Officer & Head of Growth, Tech Mahindra, feels that in India today there is an awareness and acceptance of the role of technology in driving a fast, agile, and responsive age of governance.