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NASSCOM Engineering R&D Webinar: Digital Twin- Enabling Creation of Unified Digital Enterprise || Q&A Session

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NASSCOM Engineering R&D had organised a webinar on “Digital Twin: Enabling Creation Of Unified Digital Enterprise” in June, 2020. The world changes based on what we do. While inventing and adapting to a spectrum of novel technologies establishes one half of the story, the other half lies in wisely complementing these technological advancements with traditional, proven practices run...

GIG ECONOMY – A NEW TREND IN EMPLOYMENT

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Who knew 2020 will be full of surprises? This year has created history, where India was already struggling with an economic slowdown and inflation, a virus called Corona Virus came and destroyed not just India’s but the world’s economy, and the cyclone “NISARGA” left Mumbai, Kolkata and Orissa unscathed. It wasn’t the end, when Rajasthan, Haryana, and Uttar Pradesh got attacked by swarms of crop-d...

Leveraging Occupational Standards to Drive Skilling at Scale

The Transformational Power of Standards Introduction In India, the f ramework of creating and using occupational standards has been set up and follows some of the best practices f rom across the world. However, implementation of NOS across sectors has been slow. One of the key challenges can be the lack of awareness of what these standards are and how they can help. It may also be that in the init...

NASSCOM Recommendations on industry requirements under Income Tax Act to enable Work from Home on long term basis

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About 90% of the workforce employed in IT-BPM sector continues to work from home (WFH). Given the available technologies and an impetus from the SARS-CoV-2 pandemic, IT/ITeS companies are looking at a long term blended working model with both work from office and work from home as a permanent feature. Based on industry feedback in relation to provisions under Income Tax Act, 1961 (Act), there is u...

Technologue 2.0 – NASSCOM Community Newsletter : June 2020

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01 Community Management – The Art of Building Communities This is a three part blog series on community management. In part 1, we will discuss the art of building communities….[read more] 02 Accept Artificial Intelligence with Natural Love Artificial Intelligence (AI) was initially kept aside for only computer scientists as the other sectors thought that it has nothing to do…[read more...

NASSCOM Public Policy Monthly Newsletter : July 2020

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  Policy Submissions/Representations to the Government   Industry Meeting with the Union Finance Minister NASSCOM organised a meeting on 4 June 2020 with Finance Minister to highlight the industry’s phenomenal effort in enabling a mass transition to Work from Home (WFH), resulting in almost 80-90% employees today working remotely to ensure business continuity. During the meeting, indust...

Update: NASSCOM-DSCI Feedback on the Personal Data Protection Bill, 2019

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As a part of the consultation process undertaken by the Joint Parliamentary Committee (JPC) chaired by Member of Parliament, Smt. Meenakshi Lekhi, NASSCOM, together with the Data Security Council of India (DSCI) submitted their comments on the Personal Data Protection Bill, 2019 (PDP Bill) on 26 February 2020. The NASSCOM-DSCI submission was prepared based on extensive industry consultation carrie...

NASSCOM’s Feedback on MeitY’s Draft ITT Handbook & ICP Guide

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On 26 June, NASSCOM submitted its feedback to the Ministry of Electronics & Information Technology (MeitY) on the draft Handbook on Intangible Technology Transfer (ITT) Control (‘draft ITT Handbook’) and the draft Internal Compliance Program (ICP) Guide. Draft ITT Handbook The objective behind the draft ITT Handbook is to make exporters of Special Chemicals, Organisms, Materials, Equipment and...

STPI: NASSCOM Recommendations on industry requirements related to Work from Home (WFH)

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Given the available technologies and an impetus from the SARS-CoV-2 pandemic, IT/ITeS companies are now looking at a blended working model with both work from office and work from home (WFH). In this regard, NASSCOM recently made a representation to Government highlighting industry requirements related to units that are operating under Software Technology Parks of India (STPI). Given below is a br...

Ministry of Commerce: NASSCOM Presentation on WTO Customs Moratorium on Electronic Transmissions

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Initially adopted as a temporary customs moratorium on electronic transmissions, the moratorium has continued since the adoption of the World Trade Organization (WTO)’s Declaration on Electronic Commerce in 1998, being rolled over every two years (except for 2003 to 2005, owing to a lack of consensus at the Cancun Ministerial Conference). However, the growth of global e-commerce has created a sens...

The Power of Online Content Curation | Perspective Series

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When my son has a question for which I don’t have an answer, his immediate response would be – “Dad, google it”. In today’s world, ‘googling’ has become THE term for finding required information. Does it mean ‘Googling’ is answer to everything? The answer is – ‘it depends’. There is plethora of content available on the open web and it is sometimes described as ‘information obesity’. The challenge ...

De-Mystifying AI Algorithms – Part 1

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NASSCOM Engineering R&D is inviting you to join a webinar on “De-Mystifying AI Algorithms – Part 1” On08th July 2020, Wednesday at IST 16:00 – 17:00 hours. The objective of this session is to de-clutter the AI development life-cycle and walk thru the steps needed to develop an AI algorithm using simple yet powerful tools like Azure ML platform. These platforms do not ne...