With a shift of supply chains to India and deregulation of domestic agricultural markets in play, amidst the rollout of a $1.4 trillion National Infrastructure Pipeline, demand for transparency in physical commodity transactions will grow in line with rising trading volumes.
Nitin Rakesh, CEO of Mphasis, highlights how next-gen technologies will drive businesses during the pandemic...
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 [...]
A crypto and blockchain expert dispels some of the myths around Bitcoin. During the early 1990s, India was at the same stage where it is now with cryptocurrency. When the Silicon Valley was being created, and companies like Microsoft, Google, Apple etc were being founded, India was struggling to understand what the Internet was. Due to this, many great Indian tech minds had to move to the US to find a suitable opportunity. Today, the best brains behind the tech [...]
Acquisitions and joint funding initiatives were some of the highlights in recent weeks. India-UK joint team wins Ganga funding An India-UK Joint Team has won the Newton-Bhabha Fund for a project on Groundwater Arsenic Research in Ganga River Basin. The Department of Science and Technology has undertaken the project with the Natural Environment Research Council, UK, to find solutions to the water challenges faced in the pervasively arsenic-affected Ganga River Basin. The Indian team comprises representatives of the IIT Kharagpur, [...]
There was considerable activity within India’s banking and finance sector in recent weeks. NASSCOM teams up with Blockchain Institute India’s National Association of Software and Services Companies (NASSCOM) is partnering with the Blockchain Research Institute (BRI) to help spur a digital economy within India. NASSCOM will work with BRI researchers backed by the Canadian government to help developers learn more about blockchain platforms in preparation for creating and launching tools within the nation. The two groups have signed a memorandum [...]
Policy incentives, support organisations, universities and large corporates have all played a vital role in the evolution of an innovation-led scenario in India. Over the centuries innovation has been a key change agent the world over in an effort to provide accessible and affordable solutions to dynamic consumer needs. It plays a crucial role in determining the industrial and economic competitiveness of any country. India has been contributing innovations that have been a game changer. From the innovation of the [...]