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Role of Technology in the Government & Public Sector Undertakings

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Technology has become a critical facilitator for today’s businesses.  It has a highly profound role in driving optimization and efficiency across all sectors today, including the public and private sectors. CIOs from Government & PSU’s have adopted niche technologies to drive innovation and transformation within the country. Tech-adoption is seen as an investment in keeping the country competitive in an ever-evolving global economy. Reliance on progressive technologies such as blockchain, artificial intelligence, robotics, augmented reality, and machine learning has helped drive sustained growth within the public sector. This constant strive via automation, and the digitalization of services has led to significant social, economic, technological, & environmental outcome...

Electric Vehicle Market Challenges & Opportunities

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Electric Vehicle Market Challenges & Opportunities Today, the electric vehicle market is one of the fastest growing markets with a projected vehicle sales growth from 1.5 million units in 2018 to 10.79 million units in 2025 – roughly 32.57% CAGR (Compound Annual Growth Rate). Though attractive, the EV market faces a range of unique challenges and has equally lucrative opportunities in store! ​ 1. Cost  Current high cost of EVs is attributed mainly to its expensive battery technology, which accounts for almost 25% of its total cost. It is the prime reason why most consumers are reluctant to opt for EVs. With advancement in technology in the form of high-performance lithium-ion batteries built in the Gigafactory of Tesla Motors, battery costs are predicted to come down to US$200 per kilo...

Role Of Technology In Revolutionizing The Travel & Tourism Industry

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Gone are those days when a visit to a brick-and-mortar travel agent was mandatory every time one needed to plan a family vacation. Fast forward to now, in the era of digital transformation and next-gen mobility, travelers today, are playing a much larger role in building their holiday experiences. Technology has revolutionized the way we travel, and with an exclusive focus on customer experience today, it is only set to get better in the following years. Let us look at a typical customer journey through their travel itinerary from holiday planning to its completion. Destination and Holiday Planning through Travel Aggregator Websites: Customers majorly approach online travel agencies (OTAs) over the internet to get access to a plethora of travel and stay options to their vacation destinatio...

Cleaner Air – The positive side of Coronavirus Lockdown

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Less Travel and Traffic driving lower pollution in Cities The coronavirus outbreak has put India under one of the biggest lockdown. Though, that puts the country under a big economic challenge it is the only way we can win over the virus. During lockdown there is one very positive change we have seen that is the CLEAN AIR we are breathing. With highly restricted travel within as well as across cities, nearly 90 cities have record dip in air pollution as on March 24, 2020. One of the clear reason for decline in pollution levels is less traffic on the city roads which is clearly reflected in the google maps images (Link) of some of the busiest streets of Delhi (NCR). Can we continue to this trend without harming the country’s economic activity? The answer to the above question is “YES’’ – To...

Logistic Management App – Potential to Mobilise Logistic Industry

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The logistics industry is highly competitive and suffers from its share of challenges. The popularity of eCommerce and high customer demand have compelled logistics companies to seek effective means of management. According to a leading survey, one of the biggest challenges facing logistics is on-time delivery. Companies also find it difficult to satisfy the customer demand for transparency about every step of the delivery process. On top of that, communication with drivers, suppliers and customers also remain a top challenge. Lack of collaboration and proper ways of inventory management also worries businesses in logistics. Fortunately, technology has emerged to help logistics companies meet their challenges. By using logistics management app and automation, you can now cut down delivery ...

Technology- Your Ticket to Seamless Commuting

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Daily Commute a Big Challenge Daily commute is a big challenge especially in metro cities across India, where employees spend hours on the road which are highly unproductive if they are ‘self-driving’. This problem was solved when companies started providing daily cab services to their employees – a common culture for most of the IT/ITES companies in the urban India. However, the traditional vendor driven employee commute model has been fraught with inefficiencies and immense paper-work; which has resulted in tech-driven start-ups which are solving for in efficiencies in the employee transportation by managing it through technology. Tech Solving for Daily Commute These new breed of start-ups include names such as Aaveg, Move-in-Sync, Routematic, Hopon and Commutec which are making the empl...

V2X communication technology and cybersecurity in V2X communication

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What is V2X Communication Technology? Stands for Vehicle-to-Everything Vehicular communication technology which enables vehicles to converse with the moving parts of the traffic and external systems like pedestrians and streetlights Designed to improve traffic efficiency by providing warnings for upcoming traffic congestions, proposing alternative routes and preventing accidents Comprises different communication technologies including Vehicle-to-Vehicle (V2V), Vehicle-to-Infrastructure (V2I), Vehicle-to-Pedestrians (V2P) and Vehicle-to-Devices (V2D). Both, DSRC (Dedicated Short-Range Communications) and C-V2X (Cellular to Everything) can be used to meet the target performance for V2X Offers 360-degree situational awareness Factors Driving the Growth of V2X Market Increasing environmental c...

LR AllAssets Content Library Gets Enriched with Subject Matter Expertise

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Summary Lloyd’s Register, the company that has been helping industry address risk for over 250 years, recently updated ARC Advisory Group analysts on its progress in enriching its AllAssets APM software platform and library.  LR’s AllAssets Content Library provides digitized subject matter expertise based on its rich history of asset failure data, risk mitigation recommendations, and industrial operation best practices to manage asset risk and performance.  Such built-in, digitized subject matter expertise enables users who are digitally transforming themselves to speed time to value by adding context to data. Key findings include: To enable identification of asset failures, the AllAssets Content Library currently includes 49 base models to cover the most common equipment types including p...

Growing Population driving more ‘People Travel’ creating challenges for Urban Mobility

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Rising population is a big challenge across the globe, as it continues to put more pressure on natural resources that we have. The global population is projected to reach 9.7 billion by 2050. India is expected to surpass China as the most populous country by 2027. This population expansion will be primarily driven by growth in the urban population. More than two-thirds of the world population is expected to live in cities by 2050, from a little over half of the population currently. The story in not different in case of India which is expected to be home to over 1.7 billion people by 2050. This rising population which is skewed more towards the cities continue to drive the urban sprawl, which in turn is increasing the average distance travelled by a commuter. Notably, New Delhi has been wi...

Urban Mobility – The way forward

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“MAKING URBAN MOBILITY SUSTAINABLE, SEAMLESS AND SAFE” is NASSCOM’s first ever attempt to understand urban mobility challenges and trends in India, the associated problems and how technology can solve the same. The overall aim of the report is to look for ways to achieve a sustainable, seamless and safe urban mobility for the country, which will require greater collaboration between stakeholders. Key Highlights Key Trends Population and Urbanization are witnessing a significant growth across the globe, and the Indian cities are leading the forefront People continue to move towards cities in search for better opportunities which is driving urban sprawl – cities expansion from the core to peripheries Urban sprawl Increasing travel distances; Economic growth with easy finance options amidst a...

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