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How Automation will impact the way we work?

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I happened to interview IAS officer Aditya Ranjan, who turned his passion for Robotics into reality by creating the COVID Cobot in his district Chaibasa to carry out food and medicine delivery services to COVID suspected or positive patients. It amazed me to see the work he did and I was intrigued to learn more. “The bot performs basic delivery services with ease,” he said thereby reducing risk of...

Mergers and Acquisitions – A key growth strategy for technology companies during the Covid times

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The Global Story Globally, the technology sector valuations have been relatively steady over the last few months despite compared to most other sectors which have seen significant drop in valuations post the COVID-19 outbreak. However, the fall in valuations still makes a good business case for large technology companies to acquire new capabilities, who are sitting on large cash reserves. Accordin...

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...

Remote Working after COVID – Technology to enable the New Normal

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The decade has started off on the wrong foot with a massive global health crisis. However, the COVID pandemic has been an eye opener and has forced us to scrutinize the dysfunction that has been latent within the human collective. In a sense, the continuing outbreak can be viewed as a necessary evil of sorts, a precursor to systemic and individual transformation. In the midst of all this upheaval,...

Can AI make us more HUMAN?

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If a robot dies, would it make you sad? For lots of people, the answer could be “yes”. A recent relevant example is that of an AI-powered available robot called Nao. When under an environment of controlled experimentation 89 people were asked to turn it off, most of them refused to do so because Nao pleaded to stay on. In another case, an American marketing executive had been used to sharing her h...

Transformational Opportunity with AI in Indian Retail – COVID and beyond

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The retail industry in India has emerged as one of the most fast-paced and dynamic sectors, due to several new entrants. As one of the top five retail markets in the world, expected to reach USD 1.4 trillion by 2024, India as a retail market is unique in its own ways, heavily dominated by the unorganized retail sector when compared to organized retail and e-commerce, leading to distinctive challen...

A Pandemic shifting digital paradigm – Know Your Technology: Video KYC

The Unprecedented pandemic outbreak, ‘Novel Corona 2019’ has made overwhelming impacts on our lifestyles, modus operandi of businesses and many other aspects. This calls for an inevitable need for top notch UI/UX in consumerization of the B2C technology. The urgency to have technology which can effectively replace physical presence- the human touch and feel, has put exorbitant pressure on enterpri...

MobileNXT – Choosing The Right Mobile Technology – A Difficult Conundrum Answered

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After a successful inaugural run,  MobileNXT – Globant’s Premier Mobile Technology Web Conference Series is back with Choosing The Right Mobile Technology – A Difficult Conundrum Answered, the second Web Conference under the aegis of the homegrown NXT Tech Conferences platform.  So What’s In It For You? Stay Relevant with “Xpress Trends” in Mobile Technology Enriching insights on Mobile Appl...

COVID -19 disrupting India’s IT sector

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Survival in the new normal is only possible for those who are disrupting the way they work and this has been clearly visible in the shift that Indian IT players made towards work-from-home in order to maintain business continuity. Also, as businesses across the globe continue to cope with uncertainties, the Indian IT companies are also working towards the challenges they face by making changes in ...

IoT: Driving the Patent Growth Story in India

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Overview “IoT: Driving the Patent Growth Story in India” provides an understanding of the key trends of patent filing in the Internet of Things or IoT domain in India. This report marks the first in the series of patent filing trends in India across emerging technologies, we would continue to track patent filing across other emerging technologies in our next set of reports. Key highlights for the ...

Reinventing Agriculture with Technology to survive COVID-19

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The use of technology even in the most manpower based industries like agriculture is not unknown to people for a decade. But, who ever have thought that this technology is going to save agricultural practices in today’s pandemic situation. Yes, with the proper utilization of technology in agriculture, smooth and systematic sustaining of productivity is possible even when social distancing is encou...

Startups and IT SMEs: Understanding Export Control Framework Related to Intangible Technology Transfer

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If you are a gadget geek, you may be aware that last year when the Google Pixel 4 and Pixel 4XL phones were launched worldwide, these models were not launched in India. The reason behind restricting the sale of the Google phones (touted to detect users and their gestures through a powerful radar) was that the radar technology used in the phone was prohibited in civilian applications in India. This...