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A change of mindset will realise the benefits of technology

A change of mindset will realise the benefits of technology

With the rapid development of new technology and the advent of the ‘Fourth Industrial Revolution’ which is disrupting traditional processes and the way we live and work, data is becoming a hot commodity. The challenge lies not in obtaining the data, but how to use it to its maximum potential to add real value to [...]

February 22, 2019 Loknath Das Technology Comments Off on A change of mindset will realise the benefits of technology

An Ode to All the Dreamers Who Became Doers with Technology

An Ode to All the Dreamers Who Became Doers with Technology

We live in an age where technology has completely transformed the way traditional businesses operate. But what one needs to keep in mind is that technology doesn’t just make life simpler by solving complex issues; it is not always about inventing new things. The magic unfolds when one does new and exciting things to what [...]

February 13, 2019 Loknath Das Technology Comments Off on An Ode to All the Dreamers Who Became Doers with Technology

How Vodafone’s Chatbot Technology Is Helping It Cut Jobs

How Vodafone’s Chatbot Technology Is Helping It Cut Jobs

Vodafone, like any other storied telco giant today, has been urgently seeking ways to trim costs. Not only are its revenues under pressure from smaller upstarts in Spain and Italy, it must also spend heavily on upgrading its network infrastructure to handle faster, 5G data speeds. One cost-cutting idea that Vodafone has chased is to [...]

February 9, 2019 Loknath Das Technology Comments Off on How Vodafone’s Chatbot Technology Is Helping It Cut Jobs

Technology in deep time: How it evolves alongside us

Technology in deep time: How it evolves alongside us

If you consider our place in the history of the Universe, it is easy to see humans as an insignificant temporal speck, flickering in an unspeakably vast cosmos. One common analogy illustrates this by telling the story of our planet’s 4.7-billion-year history as if it were the 24 hours of a single day. If you [...]

February 8, 2019 Loknath Das Technology Comments Off on Technology in deep time: How it evolves alongside us

Technology at the helm

Technology at the helm

Fulgar’s design for the Mars Ravelo Museum To say that technology has made an impact on our lives is an understatement. From how we go about our daily personal activities, interact with others, to how we perform tasks at work, technology has significantly changed the way we do things. One field that benefited from technology [...]

February 2, 2019 Loknath Das Technology Comments Off on Technology at the helm

Much to shout about voice technology

Much to shout about voice technology

Amazon’s Echo and Google Home devices are two of the most notable examples of how this technology is transforming the way we connect with machines. In fact, voice search is quickly becoming the primary search mode for consumers, with Comscore UK predicting that by the year 2020, half of all searches will be via voice. [...]

January 28, 2019 Loknath Das Technology Comments Off on Much to shout about voice technology

Smart technology can enhance lives

Smart technology can enhance lives

More and more we see the rising use of smart-home technology to improve the way we live. There is an increasing demand for products that both improve our homes and our health. Finding products that offer a bled can be a bit of a challenge. One way to achieve this blend of improving our health [...]

January 27, 2019 Loknath Das Technology Comments Off on Smart technology can enhance lives

Technology for workplaces that work: Humanyze’s Ben Waber

Technology for workplaces that work: Humanyze’s Ben Waber

Do open offices foster more collaboration, or just more frustration? Should managers encourage employees to telecommute, or is a scattered workforce less cohesive? The conventional wisdom on these issues swings like a pendulum, and for managers the only constant seems to be anxiety that they’re not getting it right. But new technology may offer some [...]

January 25, 2019 Loknath Das Technology Comments Off on Technology for workplaces that work: Humanyze’s Ben Waber

How technology is reshaping accounting

How technology is reshaping accounting

Jane Cheng, head of ACCA (Association of Chartered Certified Accountants) Hong Kong, believes that technological advances can provide significant benefits to accounting and finance professionals if they are willing to embrace them. To continue to add value to employers and clients, Cheng says accounting professionals need an optimal combination of professional competencies that integrate technical [...]

January 18, 2019 Loknath Das Technology Comments Off on How technology is reshaping accounting

Air Force showcases achievements in technology

Air Force showcases achievements in technology

The project was displayed during the NAFLogistics Command’s Inter Units Research and Development Competition at the 631 Aircraft Maintenance Depot (ACMD), Sam Ethnan Base, Lagos. The Air Officer Commanding (AOC), Air Vice Marshal Nnamdi Ekeh, who declared  the competition open, said it was introduced in 2016, aimed at promoting indigenous technology for the NAF and [...]

November 23, 2018 Loknath Das Technology Comments Off on Air Force showcases achievements in technology

Knoxville’s Fountainhead College of Technology shuts down

Knoxville’s Fountainhead College of Technology shuts down

Fountainhead College of Technology is shutting its doors Wednesday after 71 years of educating students, according to an announcement made on the Knoxville school’s website. The closure falls as a consequence of “unfair competition with free college education being offered by the state of Tennessee,” the announcement stated. The school, previously named the Tennessee Institute of [...]

October 31, 2018 Loknath Das Technology Comments Off on Knoxville’s Fountainhead College of Technology shuts down

With self-driving cars a distant dream, here’s how technology is already hitting Indian roads

With self-driving cars a distant dream, here’s how technology is already hitting Indian roads

Autonomous cars, or self-driving cars as they are popularly called, are no longer a subject of fiction. Global companies such as Uber, Tesla and Google have made giant strides towards developing efficient self-driving vehicles. The general notion is that self-driving cars are first-world technology. For India, these cars may be a few years away, but [...]

November 25, 2017 Loknath Das Technology Comments Off on With self-driving cars a distant dream, here’s how technology is already hitting Indian roads