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The NASSCOM Design4India Design Awards 2019

Be a part of bleeding-edge conversations in design and technology that are contributing to the next wave of innovations throughout the world. The NASSCOM Design4India Design Awards 2019 recognises excellence in design. Submit your best creations to win: https://lnkd.in/eDcJF28 5 CATEGORIES TO APPLY We’re accepting applications across five categories web, mobile, immersive, connected & intelligence and digital ergonomic product that exhibit the greatest potential in terms of opportunity and demand in the design-tech industry WHO CAN APPLY We recognise designers who thrive on solving gnarly problems, challenging the status quo and adding value to the society through their designs. BENEFITS FOR WINNERS Apart from taking home the prestigious Golden Spiral Trophy, winners of NASSCOM D...

“Through the NASSCOM Design4India Design Awards, creative thinkers across verticals can add more value to their work, organisation and the society as a whole”-Revathi Kant, Chief Design Officer, Titan

Good design has to feel good, look good and be a lot more meaningful and purpose-driven. It should be easy to comprehend since the whole purpose of a good design is to solve user problems. A good design explains itself. Hence if the design is good, it ultimately shows us how to use them without even reading the user manual. Good design is also timeless with every nuance being thought through completely and put in place. Today’s marketplace is extremely disruptive with things changing at a rapid pace. In such a scenario, the most important thing for design-led innovations is to push the envelope. Design must be intrinsic to one’s creation and make life easy from a user point of view. Secondly, having a good appetite for failure is one of the key factors which help design-led innovations suc...

“The NASSCOM Design4India Design Awards is a goldmine where you get to meet industry design leaders” – Nitin Sethi, Vice President Digital, Indigo Airlines

In the lead up to NASSCOM Design4India Design Awards 2019, we asked our Design Titans jury panelist Nitin Sethi, about how the NASSCOM Design4India Design Awards is impacting the design ecosystem. Here are the key takeaways. WHAT DO YOU THINK ABOUT THE NASSCOM DESIGN4INDIA INITIATIVE? As a participant, it’s a gold mine where you get to meet industry design leaders. I love the initiative from the core of my heart. It’s changing the way design has been perceived. Majority of businesses in India still need to realise the value of design. The ecosystem is becoming better and we are witnessing a huge change. The true potential and scale of the opportunities are yet to be encashed. The platform acts as a big booster between brands and talent. Both individuals and companies can leverage the platf...

Showcase your outstanding design-tech creations at Design Awards 2019

Why is design so important in our lives? You only have to look at premiums shelled out by Apple fans, to get a fair idea. Apple of course, has come to epitomise the element of design like no other. Their legacy has been passed on and remains sacrosanct even in the face of cut-throat competition. At NASSCOM Design4India, we are hosting the second edition of Design Awards. Through this platform, we recognise and celebrate the best creations, whereby the winning creators can proudly claim the prestigious Golden Spiral trophy. Overall, one of the major pillars on which NASSCOM stands today is INNOVATION, and design is intricately linked to innovation. In today’s paradigm, design has great potential. In this ocean of possibilities, we have segregated the nominations to five categories in experi...

Computers are able to see, hear and learn. Welcome to the future

Machine learning is the science of programming computers so they can learn from data.In machine learning systems can learn from data, identify patterns and make decisions with minimal human intervention. Examples of ML include the spam filter that flags messages in your email, the recommendation engine Netflix uses to suggest content you might like, and the self-driving cars being developed by Google and other companies. Machine learning today is not like machine learning of past It was born from pattern recognition to perform specific tasks; researchers interested in artificial intelligence wanted to see if computers could learn from data. While many machine learning algorithms have been around for a long time, the ability to automatically apply complex mathematical calculations to big da...

4 P’s of DLP (Data Leak Prevention)

IT security is entering a new phase. According to a recent APWG phishing trends report, in the first quarter of 2019, phishing of SaaS and webmail services surpassed payment services. This is an important inflection point for the new industry when one must take stock of the emerging threats.  According to Verizon’s 2019 data breach investigations report, 34% of breaches involved internal actors. Finally, based on a data privacy survey by egress, The five most common technologies that have led to accidental data breaches by employees are:  Email services like Gmail and Yahoo (51 percent) Corporate email (46 percent) File sharing services like FTP sites (40 percent) Collaboration tools such as Slack and Dropbox (38 percent) SMS/Messaging Apps like G-Chat and WhatsApp (35 percent). IT leaders...

Best Technologies To Look For In 2019

It is a well-known saying that the only constant thing in the universe is change. This holds great significance when it comes to your career growth. Upskilling has become indispensable to growth, the reason being there is a rapid evolution in technology and to stay in the competition, you will have to acquire new skills which are futuristic and have the potential to win you better job opportunities. The technologies which will leave their imprints in 2019 will help to drive a continuous process of innovation. Thus, the strategic technological trends will begin to break from an emerging phase and will show a much broader impact. Thus, the Intelligent Mesh of Digital Technologies will continue to be a consistent theme throughout 2019. Thus, 2019 will see the synergy created by the combinatio...

TechVoice: Disruptions in Healthcare Delivery – Are We There Yet?

This piece has been authored by Dr. Chandrika Kambam (MBBS, MD, MBA, PGDMLE, ABMCQ), Vice President – Clinical Services, Columbia Asia Group of Hospitals – India Disruption is the Healthcare Delivery In 1948, the World Health Organization (WHO) defined health with a phrase that is still used today. “Health is a state of complete physical, mental and social well-being and not merely the absence of disease or infirmity.” [1] In order to deliver this state of wellbeing to its people countries started putting together the infrastructure, research, training, skill development and other such industries which together became a “Health Care Industry”.  The modern health care is a conglomerate of products and services that are used to treat people with curative, preventive, rehabi...

Computer Software and Information Technology Enabled Services (ITES) Exports for the period 2018-19

The Reserve Bank has launched the 2018-19 round of its annual Survey on Computer Software and Information Technology Enabled Services (ITES) Exports. The survey, conducted since 2002-03, collects data on various aspects of computer services exports as well as exports of information technology enabled services (ITES) and business process outsourcing (BPO). The survey results are released in the public domain besides being used for compilation of balance of payments (BoP) statistics and other uses. The survey schedule for 2018-19 round is required to be filled-in by software and ITES/BPO exporting companies. Considering developments in the IT space, the business activities classification has undergone some change. The soft form of this survey schedule (both in Hindi and English) with in-buil...

10 success factors for the DevOps culture

For IT teams, accustomed to traditional methods of separate development and operation, DevOps can be a daunting reorientation. The silo structures, which have been established for years, hardly seem to break up. DevOps strategies are closely tied to the aspiration to bring new products to market faster and faster. In addition, a collaborative and communication environment significantly improves workflows. However, the implementation of DevOps requires a corresponding culture in the company. Every change in the company must start with the support of the management level. DevOps is originally a grassroots movement the desire of developers to automate and change the way they work together. However, management must enable this fundamental cultural change and, moreover, ensure that it is organi...