/Tag: Automation

Automation is the future of work

2020-03-24T06:25:48+00:00November 15th, 2019|2019, North America Edition – 15 November 2019, UK Edition – 15 November 2019|

Raghunath Subramanian is President and CEO of UiPath India. In this interview, he talks us through the company’s Automation First mindset, the growing popularity of robotics and how it impacts the future workforce. Is India ready for, and indeed open to, a robotics/automation revolution? The world is moving towards Robotic Process Automation (RPA) and so is the Indian market. In fact, we would go a step further and say that the Indian market is growing at a faster pace than [...]

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. [...]

India’s talented workforce will play a key role in improving business solutions

2019-09-27T07:06:04+00:00September 26th, 2019|2019, North America Edition – 27th September 2019, UK Edition – 27th September 2019|

Pratap Sarker, President, Global Commercial Solutions, Conduent – a US-headquartered tech-led business process services firm – talks ‘India Global Business’ through the organisation’s work in smart solutions, current tech trends and the role his Indian heritage plays in his work life. What are some of the cutting-edge tech solutions being embraced by companies worldwide? Companies around the globe are embracing automation, machine learning and blockchain technologies, and turning to Conduent to elevate their constituent interactions and deliver advanced digital experiences [...]

The war against robots

2018-08-06T13:33:18+00:00April 11th, 2017|2017/2018, April 2017, Sector Focus/IT, Year|

Automation in the global IT industry threatens to disrupt the sector in -India but it may be a blessing in heavy disguise. For the stagnant industry, robots may pave the way for the next round of growth. On March 19, news reports suggested Cognizant, the New-Jersey headquartered software services firm may fire between 6,000-10,000 workers in its bid to reduce redundant and non-performing workers. As the news spread and doomsday predictions started ringing, the firm’s spokesperson sought to cool frayed [...]

Robotics: A much needed panacea

2018-12-04T12:05:50+00:00July 8th, 2016|2016, Digital India, India Investment Journal June/July Edition, Year|

A logistics expert presents some insights into how automation is transforming the instant delivery landscape in India. Ever wondered how a product ordered on a popular e-commerce site reaches you the same day? Before arrival, it exchanges several hands and passes through multiple touch points. So, if the packet is on or before time, the credit goes to the logistics management by the seller company. On the other hand, if it is not on time or has wrong items in [...]