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NISC 2019 – Capturing an Unevenly Distributed Future

Kolkata houses about 600 IT SMEs out of the 15000 that there are in India. It isn’t very high from a numbers standpoint, and yet, the sheer energy we witnessed at NISC 2019 (NASSCOM International SME Conference), one couldn’t be faulted for thinking the City of Joy to be the vortex of all SME activity. Surely, in those two days (10 – 11th Jan) it was, what with 1400-odd participants coming under t...

SLUSH – A Great Way to Connect in the Nordics

Slush, is an unusual name for a tech conference. So be it! It’s very popular (20000 attendees, 3000 startups, 1500 investors and 650 journalists participated) and the one we took a delegation to was in Helsinki (Dec 4 -5). Global events like these are perfect platforms for getting people to discover your product and if you are lucky, that elusive “Aha Moment” may just be a splash away making the r...

LHIF – Care-Continuum Being Re-calibrated by Technology

Is it a coincidence that LHIF (Life Sciences & Healthcare Innovation Forum) is actually pronounced as LIFE? It’s a NASSCOM CoE IoT / AI initiative, a collaborative platform actually, for the healthcare delivery eco-system. It seeks out and showcases innovations in this area so let’s see what the 4th edition of LHIF (20th Dec, Mumbai) had for us. The platform is unique in many ways and not leas...

AI for Good – CoE-DSAI initiative Invites AI Solutions that impact society

Do You Have a Solution That Can Change a Billion Lives? The prevailing belief at CoE – DSAI is that Artificial Intelligence should also enhance people’s lives, going well beyond business requirements alone. If development has to be sustained then people will have to be empowered, and in our case, through technology. To be sure, AI is already being used to address common enough yet complex problems...

What’s Driving Digital Transformation in ER&D

This was the tenth anniversary of the NASSCOM Engineering & Design Summit which introduced several changes in approach. It was themed on, Innovate, Create & Scale: Making Digital Real. As you are aware, this event had a long run before we decided to introduce the word “design” to lay emphasis on this aspect being an inherent part of engineering, particularly of the digital kind. The ER&...

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...

NASSCOM Futureskills Develops Qualification Packs on AI & BDA

One of the key milestones achieved is the development of qualification packs and model curriculums for 19 job roles related to AI (Artificial Intelligence) & BDA (Big Data Analytics) that has been approved by NSDC (National Skills Development Corporation). This is a significant milepost that marks the beginning of a new era for skilling on next-gen technologies. Currently the QPs are pending a...

Key Takeaways from CIOs at the Gartner Symposium

The AnZ (Aus & NZ) IT market opportunity is one of high growth and attractive for Indian IT providers. The Gartner Symposium, Gold Coast is a large scale programme in which we participate every year and is a veritable part of our market strategy for the region. The end users’ participation is impressive, spanning across the sectors of BFSI, Retail, Healthcare, Education, Govt. Automotive, Real...