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With Powerful Technology Comes No Responsibility

Everything that is not powered by digital technology is now being referred to as ‘traditional’. But, is everything traditional wrong? And is everything that technology does is right? Let us look at media. Not too long back, newspapers were the dominant source of information. Most of them are large conglomerates, not necessarily profitable but carried a huge cross called ‘trust’. When a newspaper r...

Scaling the Next Billion Market

2 very successful leaders who have led iconic businesses, talk about creating scale in the most promising emerging market. This session will be in a Q&A format. What are the business models which worked Applying innovation to speed and scale The challenges & opportunity Lessons on leadership Scaling the Next Billion Market Digital innovation is changing the world faster than we can imagine...

Tech It With a Pinch of Salt

The post-lunch of an all-day conference generally ends up being quite dull and loathsome. But Akhilesh Tuteja fielded the challenge with elan at the NASSCOM Technology & Leadership Forum 2019, on Day 1, to a packed audience of over 300. Nimble on feet, and with a deliberate, sharp wit, Tuteja revealed that his panelists had no time or opportunity to prepare for the onslaught he had in store fo...

Mash-Up: Opportunities and Impact of Digitization, Analytics & AI

Digital Transformation – necessary, not just sufficient “Data is the heart of Artificial Intelligence”, emphasized Arvind Thakur, Vice Chairman and Managing Director, NIIT Technologies, at NASSCOM’s Technology & Leadership Forum 2019. Moderating a session on opportunities and impact of Digitization, Analytics & AI, Thakur talks about China. Beijing’s well-capitalized, highly organize...

The AI manifesto on employee engagement

Like it or not, the brave new world of Artificial Intelligence (AI) is here. A hot topic of debate, AI has ardent proponents and zealous nay-sayers across industry segments. The technology has been around for a while and each day sees an exponential growth in new use cases for AI for enterprises and businesses. At the centre of this lies the existential debate – will AI replace jobs?  At the NASSC...

The Future is now- Innovating now, for the future tomorrow.

Imagining the future isn’t hard. From Asimov to Huxley, portrayals of the future have usually been full of science-y things. We are, hence, inclined to see the future as objective: as products of scientific method and advancement. But that’s fiction. Future is today What’s real is Futurecasting, a practice used by businesses to strategically plan for an organization’s future. This is what Brian Da...

AI: Defining moment of truth or as assumed future?

Not too long ago, Netflix came up with a show called Friends from College. Everything about the show sounded perfect. And why not? Predictive analytics says so. Its name enwraps the most binge-watched show on the planet (which is Friends), it has Cobie Smoulders who is famously and was freshly out of yet another popular and binge watched show, How I met your mother. But, what went wrong? Predictin...

How businesses can heal a fractured world

If he were now alive, Charles Dickens would said, “We have the best of technology and we could turn into victims of the worst of it as well.” Technology has made many billionaires, created countless jobs, re-defined growth, democratization and globalization. At the same time, it also aided cyber-crime shrouded in anonymity, and widened the skills gap. Pol, Eco & Fin Fractures Disruptions, tech...

Tempest of Technology

By Marco Tempest magicLab Creative Technologist Magicians Create Impossible Things If both, magic and technology fascinate you endlessly, Swiss magician Marco Tempest will bowl you over. The award-winning cyber magician had his audience in rapt attention at the NASSCOM Technology & Leadership Forum 2019, opening the event with not a single, but two mesmerizing sessions on magic as technology i...

Values Maketh Tech

The Indian economy is a 2.3 trillion-dollar beast, rearing towards a promising digital future, estimated to add a trillion dollars year-on-year by 2025 to its GDP. Of late, the government has been encouraging MSMEs and startups to shoulder at least some part of the burden of job creation and contributing to economic growth with greater inclusivity in policy-making. However, the responsibility of l...

ABB is helping industries to embrace the digital transformation

By Ulrich Spiesshofer President and CEO, ABB Ltd Digital technologies are changing the world with unparalleled speed. They have not only revolutionized the way we communicate, buy products and services, and do our banking — they are also changing the way we power our societies, produce our goods and services, and how we work, live and move. The application of digital technologies to industri...

Leadership in the Age of Intelligence

By Anant Maheshwari  President, Microsoft Corporation (I) Pvt Ltd “Disrupt or be disrupted” – everyone gets the world memo in our present times. Enterprises are reinventing business models, launching new lines of operations, and embracing digital transformation. Governance is evolving around the world with the power of technology in the hands of the masses. Every person’s daily life is evolving as...

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