Making mobility cleaner, smarter and efficient
Navigating through a global pandemic has been the biggest learning that anyone could have possibly attained. It brought us an immense opportunity to rewrite the normal as we know it and explore new possibilities, that otherwise would have been unfathomable. Similar is the case with technology. When you look at this period of crisis as a crash course towards accelerating the technological advancements in not just healthcare but in each vertical that evolves with human lives, mobility solutions sit atop this list of key verticals directly linked to the ease of living.
May 10, 2021
Helping an island realize its true potential – The CANI Project
The Andaman and Nicobar Islands is a treasured set of jewels, complete with pristine beaches and picturesque scenery. It is the ideal setup for a tourism-led economy to thrive. However, it was considered one of the 'off the grid' places, with minimal digital network and poor connectivity, limiting the opportunities for the Islands' people. Despite being strategically located in the India Ocean Region (IOR), the islands had a minimal role in modern India's aspirations, even though it came with a rich history of being at the epicentre of India's struggle for Independence.
April 16, 2021
Taking the turbulence out of travel
With a dynamic and consistent shift in the global economy and geopolitical equations among countries, there has been an evolution in air travel globally in the last fifteen years. The global airline industry has reported an increase in the number of passengers in the last fifteen years. According to Statista, the Asia Pacific region had the highest share of airline passenger traffic accounting for around one third of the global total in 2018. Not just an increase in numbers, the tectonic shift has been observed in terms of an uplift in infrastructure, operations, customer experience among others.
April 02, 2021
Connecting 1.3 billion Indians to a world of opportunities
It has become exceedingly important in today’s digital age to build trust, especially online. This builds the foundation for markets to thrive on. Establishing an agreed upon digital identity that can be used easily will be the cornerstone of future economies. In 2019, the World Bank estimated that around 1 billion people do not have, or cannot have access to official identity documents such as a passport and thus cannot prove their identity to open a bank account or start a job. Many more are believed to have documents which cannot be authenticated, resulting in exclusion from education, healthcare and society in general. Technology has made creating a clear framework of rules for a digital identity possible and has enabled businesses to innovate as well as help you access products and services with ease.
March 19, 2021
FaceXpress: The Ideal Solution to Usher the New Normal into the Hospitality Industry
Ensuring Guest Delight is the only true competitive advantage in the hospitality industry. In the post-COVID era, as people emerge from months of lockdown and are raring to get back to their regular pursuits, hotels have to prepare themselves to meet the challenges of the ‘new normal’. The best way to serve their guests is by adopting intelligent digital technology, which is both COVID-compliant and convenient to use. Their overall objective is “BETTER EXPERIENCE & HAPPY GUESTS”.
November 30, 2020
How Data Analytics can Help Curb Insurance Fraud
There is no denying the fact that India is one of the fastest-growing markets for insurance. However, the industry is bleeding losses due to increasing insurance fraud. According to the Indian forensic center, the country loses around 6.25 billion INR to frauds annually. This is almost 8.5 percent of the total revenues generated by the industry. The situation is no different globally, where insurance scams are pegged at 80 billion USD annually. These statistics poise towards an often ignored but brutal truth that traditional methods for fraud detection aren’t working anymore. The fraudsters are getting smarter and are using technology in the best possible way to evade exposure. This presses the need for organizations to think ahead and build tech environments capable of handling such elements in a much more efficient manner. A good way here is to analyze the massive data that lies with them to derive insights for successful fraud detection.
September 08, 2020
How AI is revolutionizing the Financial Sector
It was in the 1950s when Alan Turing posed the question, “Can machines think?” and since then artificial intelligence has been there. Amazon Alexa and Siri have become household names. However, it was the finance industry that caught up with it quickly. According to Citigroup, the financial services industry is the biggest spender on AI outside technology. With the evolution of big data, cloud computing, innovative hardware, and faster special-purpose systems, this growth has been faster in the last few years. Today, AI applications are widespread and are actively used in Algo trading, fraud detection, chat-bots, market and regulatory compliance, market impact analysis, and stress testing.
September 01, 2020
Technology driven Agriculture Revolution – Agriculture 4.0
Agriculture is one of the oldest professions known to mankind. It began over 10,000 years ago across several areas of the world. Early humans were foragers or hunters – hunting wild animals and gathering wild fruits and roots. As humans evolved, so did farming. Agriculture as we know it today, has evolved remarkably from the labor intensive stage of the 1920s to the mechanized farming stage of green revolution (until 2010), and finally the coming of age - Agriculture 4.0 which marked the adoption of digital technologies for increasing agricultural production and farm incomes.
August 01, 2020
Advanced Communication Solutions that Help Actualize Remote Working
Less than a decade ago, remote working was still a rare phenomenon. It was available only as a special arrangement in specific cases. However, with the advancement in telework technology, there are numerous businesses out there that are thriving with their remote teams. Remote working is now an open secret, and building a remote workforce is the need of the hour.
July 01, 2020
Digital Transformation: The Importance of Customer Journey in DX
The advent of new and emerging digital technologies is disrupting the way businesses have functioned traditionally and is forcing them to change the way they work and adopt new systems, methods and processes to stay ahead of the game. Companies have to realize that their response to modern challenges has to be a comprehensive one and that the same technologies can help them that are necessitating the transformation in the first place. Let us try and understand how this can work.
June 25, 2020
Ensuring uninterrupted visibility to Indian EXIM Logistics operations in the times of COVID-19
As a major stakeholder of one of the largest logistics tracking projects in India, NEC Technologies India (NECTI) has the complete responsibility of development, deployment, management, maintenance and operations of the Logistics Data Bank (LDB) project.
June 22, 2020
Repair, Revive, and Reinvent Transportation Systems to Keep India Moving
Within a period of just a few months, the new coronavirus has totally changed the way we live. Now, everything will be described as ‘Before Corona’ and ‘After Corona’. People have to change their lifestyles, work culture, and social interactions to adjust to a post-COVID-19 world.
May 26, 2020
6 Ways Organizations can Function Better in the Times of COVID-19
The outbreak of COVID-19 has plagued the planet over the past 3 months, and beyond doubt, it has shown how significant it is for organizations around the globe to ensure the better functioning of their businesses.
April 21, 2020
5 steps to turn your Organization into a Data-Driven Enterprise
In today’s highly competitive marketplace, it is not just an advantage for organizations to use data to make intelligent business decisions but a necessity.
March 20, 2020
Emerging Technologies in Pushing India into the Post-digital Age
India has always had a reputation of being an active adopter of new technologies.
Febuary 21, 2020
Facial Recognition Technology in Trade Shows
Facial Recognition (FR) is an emerging biometric technology that has already found application ranging from mobile phones to airport security.
January 22, 2020