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Agritech In India – Emerging Trends In 2019

NASSCOM’s report titled Agritech In India – Emerging Trends in 2019 underlines transformation and trends in the Indian Agritech Industry. The report covers emerging areas in Agritech with focus on key stakeholders and new business opportunities. Study also analysed Agritech start-up founder’s perspective on different issues. Key Findings Agritech 2018 & 2019 Highlights USD ~248 mn funding rece...

Taking Agility a Step Ahead with Microservices

Traditional IT architecture operates generally on single application databases, and adding new features on to pre-existing, tightly coupled dependencies is hard, since the entire structure is managed as a unique package. But it doesn’t have to be that way. Within a microservices architecture, each feature is independent of all others, and free from the siloed approach. An API or message bus is uti...

BPM Trends- Building BPM capabilities for digital workplaces

Processes are the lifeblood of any business. Recognising this, leading enterprises have leveraged well desgined processes towards better decision making to gain sustainable competitive advantage in the market. The evolution of Business Process Management (BPM) over the years has been driven by changes in business needs, customer expectations, and enterprise technology innovations. Today, the trans...

TechVoice: So you want to be an AI driven company?

By Nitin Sareen, SVP-Group Data & Analytics, Aditya Birla Group   A recent article (https://www.theregister.co.uk/2019/03/05/eu_startups_no_ai/) talks of a mega survey of ~3000 startups in EU that revealed that two in five ‘AI startups’ essentially have no AI. Surprising? May be not. As the article points out, “Fad-obsessed VCs are pouring money into AI and blockchain, so startups tune th...

Did you know……

By Jibu Elias A machine-learning algorithm created at Carnegie Mellon was able to predict heart attacks four hours in advance with 80% accuracy. Another platform developed by AIME had a 87% accuracy in predicting dengue fever outbreaks three months in advance. Now they hope to similarly target other diseases such as Ebola and Zika. (Deloitte report) By 2020, the top five cloud IaaS/PaaS providers ...

Breakthrough technologies for 2019 – the Bill Gates list

by Sumeet Swarup In January, MIT Technology Review asked Bill Gates to pick breakthrough technologies for 2019 that he is watching. Here is what he picked: Robot dexterity – robots are teaching themselves to handle the physical world. Currently robots on assembly lines can repeatedly pick up, move, and place components in desired places – a fixed motion that can be pre-programmed. Sometime in the ...

Did you know………….

by Jibu Elias Apple is make a strategic move to become an online services player introducing an online video streaming service, a premium news app, a gaming service and a credit card. This brings them in direct competition with Facebook, Netflix, Youtube, Amazon Video and others By 2020, the average person in the advanced economies will have more conversations with chatbots than with their spouse....

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by Jibu Elias 5G Mobile phones have been tested on the 5G network in South Korea, and are reported to have speeds of 2.7 Gbps. In comparison, 4G has a laboratory max speed of 300 Mbps, real world speeds of 60 Mbps, and in India it can be down to 10 Mbps (note: 1 Gbps  = 1000 Mbps) Scientists have reversed time in a quantum computer, by sending 3 qubits back to their state a second ago, with a 50% ...

A Connected Woman

by Sumeet Swarup In my home in Delhi, I live with four generations of women who are all technology users in their own way. My grandmother, who is 100 years old, uses her classic push button mobile phone, along with her favorite three channels on TV. My 70 year old mother uses her Android smart phone, communicates on whatsapp and drives her car with ease, but is not comfortable with the voice enabl...

Challenges of the University incubated technology startups in India

By Dr. Sunil Sherlekar and Sumeet Swarup We look upon deep technology startups coming out of Stanford or MIT and wonder why India can’t emulate that. It is true that India produces some very good and original academic research. In addition, in some of the top technical universities in India, professors and students are allowed to take ownership of their technology or patent and setup a startup aft...

Artificial Intelligence can now commit crimes

By Jibu Elias and Sumeet Swarup Crimes committed by Artificial Intelligence programs/bots/agents are no longer just the plot of an exciting movie. According to cutting edge research done by leading scientists John Seymour, Philip Tully and Luz Martinez-Miranda, AI crimes are not only possible, but could fast become a reality. At present, three major areas are identified as the potential breeding g...

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