Enterprise Social Networking is NOT Social Networking

By Deepak Gupta, Vice-President Technology, GlobalLogic When I launched an enterprise social network (GLO) for GlobalLogic few years back, several of my friends and colleagues questioned me, asking the rationale of this initiative. There was a fear that such platforms would not only adversely affect the performance of employees by giving them a platform for microblogging, photo sharing, and activi...

Collaborating for Success of Engineering & Design in India

The success of LCA Tejas, one of the finest fighter aircraft, attributed to its Architect, Designer & Project Director Dr. Kota Harinarayana. He was a keynote speaker at the NASSCOM Design and Engineering Summit. Following are the highlights: India’s first fighter jet was HL-24 Marut. After more than two decades of neglect & disregard of the Indian Aerospace Industry, the LCA program...

NASSCOM’s feedback to the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) on ‘Draft Guidelines for ‘on tap’ Licensing of Small Finance Banks in the Private Sector’

As the representative of the information technology industry, we take this opportunity to present our views and suggestions on the Draft Guidelines for ‘on tap’ Licensing of Small Finance Banks in the Private Sector which provides a window of opportunity to non-banking financial companies (NBFCs), Payments Banks (PBs), micro-finance institutions (MFIs) and fintechs (in lending) to apply for Small ...

Process Control Staffing for Digital Transformation

The process industries are challenged to continue to operate efficiently in an increasingly competitive environment.  Technology is rapidly changing – brought on in large part by the era of digital transformation.  Labor availability and skillset requirements are changing as well.  Process control staffing for digital transformation requirements and personnel skillsets have evolved over decades of...

My Journey into Creativity Tech: Dr. Amit Nagpal, Co-Founder & President, National Bloggers Alliance

You are only husband now and Tech is your wife. Be it MarTech, FinTech, HRTech or any domain, Ms Tech runs your life In the past five years, it seems everyone has got married to technology and no one is single anymore. Be it MarTech, FinTech, HRTech, EduTech, HealthTech, AdTech, PRTech, aren’t all domains getting married to technology? Whichever domain we may be working in, Ms Tech is running our ...

How LTTS used Augmented Reality to Transform MRO for a Renowned Client!

Diagnosing and repairing complex equipment failures is becoming more and more challenging with increased equipment complexity and the shortage of skilled workforce.  Unnecessary delays in fixing faulty machinery and parts can stall business operations and lead to financial and brand reputation loss.  Our client was facing high mean time to repair (MTTR), poor visibility into assets and high person...

India’s National Health Protection Scheme: Ayushman Bharat – Growing Opportunities in Affordable Healthcare.

The Indian healthcare ecosystem is currently witnessing considerable government investment and large-scale structural reforms. The most significant of these is the launch of the National Health Protection Scheme (NHPS) under the Ayushman Bharat initiative. Positioned as a game-changer for healthcare in India, NHPS aims to make healthcare available, accessible, and affordable to India’s population....

GST Update | E-Invoice Concept Note, FAQs released on GST portal

Proposed E-invoicing System: As you may be aware the GST Council approved the standard of e-invoice in its 37th meeting held on 20th Sept 2019. In this regard, GSTN has recently issued a concept note on proposed E-invoicing system along with Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) on E-Invoicing. This note explains the concept of e-invoice, how it operates and basics of standards. It also contains FAQs ...

Doctor of the Future

Recently in Bangalore, NASSCOM CoE – IoT & AI hosted a Roundtable which featured doctors as panellists who deliberated on the benefits of digitalization on the medical profession in general, not shying away from distilling the hype either. Where are we in Digital Healthcare? “We know where to go but not necessarily how to get there”, proffered Dr Arvind Kasargod, Group Medical Director, Cloudn...

NASSCOM Invite:Policy Roundtable on Regulation of Digital Payments-New Delhi

Dear Members, NASSCOM is organizing a policy roundtable on regulation of digital payments on October 16, 2019, Wednesday in New Delhi. Time: 11 am to 1 pm (followed by lunch) Venue: “Marigold” Habitat World, at India Habitat Centre, Lodhi Road New Delhi-110003 (Entry from gate number 1 on Lodhi road) RBI has recently released the discussion paper on guidelines for payment gateways and payment aggr...

EVOLUTION OF TESTING: FROM MANUAL TO AUTONOMOUS

We have seen a sea of change in the way software development projects are approached, however, the underlying factors defining a successful project still remains the same, as the delivery teams continuously jostle to get the right balance among time, cost and quality. Quality assurance is an integral part of any successful software application development process. By having a robust software testi...

Why should B2B businesses focus on the customer experience?

Companies in the B2B space have paid scant attention to customer experience(CX). Customer experience has always been a critical focus of businesses with a B2C model. As more and more companies have started embracing digital technologies to stay competitive and agile, customer experience has gained significance for players across domains. For a majority of B2B organizations, their strategy to ace c...