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EVOLUTION OF TESTING: FROM MANUAL TO AUTONOMOUS

We have seen a sea of change in the way software development projects are approached, however, the underlying factors defining a successful project still remains the same, as the delivery teams continuously jostle to get the right balance among time, cost and quality. Quality assurance is an integral part of any successful software application development process. By having a robust software testi...

Key drivers of driverless vehicles

Published in online version of Business World Key drivers of driverless vehicles New technologies are constantly emerging but may take years or even decades to mature. And then comes a tripping point when they look commercially viable and useful and starts drawing the attention of innovators, investors, general public and government. One such technology ready to steal the limelight is of driverles...

Many technologies must deliver for IoT to deliver

Published in online version of Business World Internet of Things or IoT aims to connect interrelated computing, mechanical and digital machines to a common platform. The devices will connect to each other as well as to the humans and will collect information about their environments by sensors. The number of such devices could touch 20 billion by 2020 as per Gartner. As per International Telecommu...

Bombay High Court: Dream11 is a game of skill, not chance; GST inapplicable on pooled amounts

Facts of the Case: A Criminal Public Interest Litigation (“PIL”) was filed against Dream11, a fantasy sports platform based in India that allows users to play fantasy cricket, hockey, football, kabaddi and basketball. The PIL alleged that Dream11 was carrying out illegal operations of gambling/betting/wagering in the guise of Online Fantasy Sports Gaming (“OFSG”) and hence should be penalized unde...

Computer Vision Use Cases: Product Innovation at it’s best

Most of us would be familiar with the “Terminator Vision”, Hollywood’s portrayal of technology at its best. Terminator, T-800 doesn’t have a picture of John Connor at that age, as far as we know but what it does have is a detailed “Target Profile” [see Header Image] consisting of John’s age and probable location as well as his height (HGHT), weight (WGHT), hair colour & style...

NASSCOM signs MOU for a Strategic partnership with Business Sweden to foster Indo-Swedish Innovation for Sustainability & Global Challenges.

NASSCOM signed an MOU for a Strategic Partnership with Business Sweden to foster Indo-Swedish innovation in areas of sustainability and global challenges. The program UNNATI is a by-product of the visit of Hon’ble PM of India, Shri Narendra Modi’s to Stockholm last year, wherein he signed a ‘Joint Declaration on Innovation Partnership for a Sustainable Future’ with the Swedish PM Stefan Lofven. UN...

Underwater Remote Operated Vehicles (ROVs) and Autonomous Underwater Vehicles (AUVs) are Game-Changers for Offshore Oil & Gas

While the naming conventions and associated acronyms for underwater remote operated vehicles (ROVs) and autonomous underwater vehicles (AUVs) can get a little confusing, it’s clear that these “underwater drones,” represent very cool and important technology!  That’s especially true if your job or business is to find, develop, operate, and/or maintain offshore and subsea oil and gas assets. ROV des...

Japan Calling

Over the last two decades and more, a handful of Indian IT service providers have been operating in Japan. However, low growth, low returns and lack of scale have remained major concerns. Additionally, a lack of a structured approach and intent of focusing on local Japan domestic market coupled with absence of reliable platform for interested Indian and Japanese organizations, remain a big impedim...

The Dubai Internet City & NASSCOM MoU – Leveraging the MENA Opportunities

The ideas for tomorrow – the Dubai way – are born in DIC (Dubai Internet City), a leading tech hub. The Indian IT industry is focused on expanding beyond its traditional markets and the MENA region is certainly up there among the leading destinations. SMEs in Dubai employ 42% of the workforce and contribute 40% to the GDP. There’s huge potential there to collaborate with India.   The MoU signed be...

NITI Aayog & NASSCOM Sign MoU towards promoting AI in India

In June 2018, NITI Aayog came out with the National Strategy for Artificial Intelligence, whereby there were four areas highlighted to harness the full power of AI for India. These are: Research – Core & Applied; Skilling & Re-skilling; Accelerating Adoption; and, Ethics, Privacy & Security.     Both NITI Aayog and NASSCOM have agreed to work and promote AI & Machine Learning towar...

Autonomous Robot Trial by Total is World’s First

Some recent articles were highlighting some exciting new developments related to an autonomous robot being developed for use in oil & gas market. This revolutionary project which will see the world’s first autonomous robot working on an oil rig has been unveiled.  Total is developing the scheme alongside the Oil and Gas Technology Centre (OGTC). The robot will eventually be trialed on Total’s ...

New Era of Autonomous Databases

As we enter a new era in #database technology with the introduction of Oracle’s Autonomous Database Cloud, it is time for organizations to get up to speed in terms of what it enables for the business, and for DBAs, as well, to prepare for the changes to their roles. Recently, during a DBTA webcast, Maria Colgan, Oracle’s master product manager, reflected on the next generation of cloud techn...

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