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From Human To Machine Designed Neural Architecture: Session Highlights With IBM

Computer Vision related tasks include acquiring data, process, analyse and understand digital images. The application of computer vision is expansive, including Facial Recognition, Handwriting recognition, Cancer detection, Reverse Image Search & Autonomous /Self-driving vehicles / ADAS. One crucial aspect for this progress is novel neural architectures, which have mostly been developed by hum...

Policy Update: New push to digital payments by RBI

Context On 8 November, the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) announced a slew of measures to promote digital payments in the country. This includes, greater push to interoperable payments systems, waiving off the National Electronic Funds Transfer (NEFT) charges, expanding the use cases for QR code, adding more features to Unified Payments Interface (UPI), among others. The move is a part of RBI’s conti...

Policy Update: RBI announces the opening of first cohort under the Regulatory Sandbox

Context In a move to promote technological innovations aimed at financial inclusion, the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) had proposed to set up regulatory sandboxes where startups could test new products, services or business models with customers in a live environment, subject to certain safeguards and oversight. On August 13, 2019, the central bank released the final Enabling Framework for Regulator...

The 10X Challenge are We Ready?

Just back from NPC 2019. A staggering success, it was indeed! More of that later. The grand pursuit (read vision) is about growing ten times in software products, by 2025. Eight to eighty (8 billion USD t0 80) is what we have set sights at. A tad audacious, but if you were in the room, you’d have sensed the high-octane energy. We certainly have the right ideas, growth drivers and an incredibly exp...

NASSCOM’s feedback on RBI’s ‘Discussion Paper on Guidelines for Payment Gateways and Payment Aggregators’

We thank the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) for this opportunity to present our views and suggestions on the Discussion Paper on Guidelines for Payment Gateways and Payment Aggregators (Discussion Paper). It presents a detailed assessment of the payments ecosystem in the country, covers the various facets of the activities of the Payment Gateways (PG) and Payment Aggregators (PA) and presents differe...

Indian Tech Start-up Ecosystem: Leading Tech in the 20s

NASSCOM’s report on “Indian Tech Start-up Ecosystem: Leading Tech in the 20s” underlines how Indian start-up ecosystem continues to expand and various elements of the ecosystem are coming together in symphony to give rise to an orchestra of innovation – right from Government support (State and Central), evolution of the investor landscape, increase in participation from the corporates, growth of n...

NASSCOM Design4India – Design Lounge

Design Lounge is an afternoon where we bring together creative luminaries to participate in insightful keynotes and panel discussions. This is an opportunity to ignite valuable conversations and to create meaningful connections. We aim to create an afternoon that brings everyone in the ecosystem closer together so we can all learn from each other’s experiences. We want this event to spur lasting c...

IIoT for the evolution of smart factories and urban mobility platform

AI and IoT are the bedrock for Industry 4.0. There is a rapid proliferation of digitalization – technologies to improve processes, functions, and operations in a business entity – across all industries such as agriculture, education, infrastructure, healthcare, retail, and consumer. Estimates are that by 2020 about 30 billion smart devices are going to be connected. This article touches upon the n...

IoT in Indian Manufacturing: Separating Cream from Foam

With the anvil of cheaper memory and computing power, many technologies that were earlier constrained by economic viability have now become popular. The data transmission capability of internet as well as availability of high power cloud computing have provided an alternative to many functions that could not be utilised due to high costs. Various digital technologies have transformed the way the w...

NASSCOM Policy roundtable on Transfer Pricing challenges confronted by Technology Firms – Discussion points

Since the introduction of Transfer Pricing (TP) law in 2001, many changes have been introduced such as use of multiple year data, range concept, setting up of Dispute Resolution Panel (DRP) and Advance Pricing Agreements (APA). Nevertheless, transfer pricing remains an area of concern to businesses seeking certainty in tax outcomes. In 2012, India had the third largest cases of transfer pricing in...

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 Exclusive Program for member Companies in Silicon Valley & Canada

U.S. remains the single largest export market and partner for the Indian IT Industry. All major Indian IT companies have a significant presence in the U.S. and contributing enormously to the American economy and workforce. Silicon Valley in the US epitomizes cutting edge technology, new learnings, disruptive knowledge and vast growth avenues, that attracts companies from across the globe to its sh...