/Tag: AI

The world wants a piece of the Indian innovation pie

2020-09-23T13:29:48+00:00September 18th, 2020|2019, North America Edition – 15 November 2019|

India’s tech start-ups have placed the country at the cutting edge of emerging technologies and are attracting billions of dollars of investments from tech giants and investors such as Google, Amazon, Softbank and Alibaba. A proactive government, a helpful policy environment and the second largest internet user base are fuelling this boom. Highlights: India has the world’s third largest start-up eco-system after the US and China. Global tech giants such as Google are setting up incubators in India to provide [...]

Merkel’s Indian promise

2020-09-21T08:57:04+00:00November 29th, 2019|2019, North America Edition – 29 November 2019|

India-Germany ties remain strong with increasing cooperation on climate change, sustainability, combating terrorism, digital transformation and artificial intelligence. Though Chancellor Merkel still has a few years before she steps down, her legacy will depend as much on how successful she is in building long term strategic relations with India as it will be on managing turmoil in Europe. Under her and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, the bilateral relationship has gone beyond the nuts and bolts of clinical engineering and [...]

How corporate India can solve the skilling puzzle

2019-11-18T14:38:49+00:00November 15th, 2019|2019, North America Edition – 15 November 2019, UK Edition – 15 November 2019|

The head of IBM’s advisory board shares her insights on how companies can recruit candidates with the right skillsets and equip their existing workforce to be future-ready. A strange paradox grips the job market in India: there are thousands of open jobs across different industries but no matching skill sets, even as millions of graduates are unable to find employment. Incredulous as it sounds, it is the harsh reality. The reason for this poignant situation is – skills or rather [...]

Humanics: A framework for rearchitecting the workforce and workplace of the Future

2019-11-19T07:23:47+00:00November 14th, 2019|2019, North America Edition – 15 November 2019|

In response to a common question surrounding the advancement of automation making the human workforce redundant, a tech expert explains how these advances can be used to leverage human potential in the digital age. Highlights: Organisations need to embrace the growth mindset. Organisations need a robust and real-time workforce skill index framework for assessing their workforce on digital skills. The demand for higher cognitive skills, such as creativity, critical thinking, decision making will grow rapidly through the coming decades. [...]

The US tech sector has created the most successful Indian entrepreneurs

2020-03-24T07:28:46+00:00November 14th, 2019|2019, Home Page, North America Edition – 15 November 2019, UK Edition – 15 November 2019|

MR Rangaswami is an entrepreneur, investor, corporate eco-strategy expert, community builder and philanthropist. As the Founder of Indiaspora and Co-Founder of Sand Hill Group, he shares his thoughts on the recent developments in the tech industry and the importance of the Indian diaspora in countries like the US.

Tech is redefining the auto industry

2019-10-16T13:51:18+00:00October 12th, 2019|2019, Home Page, North America Edition – 11th October 2019, UK Edition – 11th October 2019|

Driverless cars are still distant reality, says Visteon President and CEO Sachin Lawande as he discusses the role of AI in automotive tech, advances in car systems and efforts made by the auto sector towards the climate change challenge. How would you categorise the integral role of tech in automotive solutions around the world? Technology is redefining the auto industry, particularly in the form of software and sensor-driven solutions. In the near future, the focus is on two areas – [...]

UK-India Tech Partnership: The next level of thought leadership

2019-06-26T08:23:51+00:00June 25th, 2019|2019, Special Edition – June 2019|

A symbiotic approach between the UK and India can address the challenges of reskilling and set a remarkable example of co-creation in the digital era, notes a prominent Indian tech expert. We are in the midst of multitudinous shifts. Tectonic, as they are, and seemingly trying to outdo each other—in terms of impact—they are creating vast opportunities and challenges alike. One such is AI. It is estimated that it will add more than 15 trillion dollars of value globally, in [...]