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Nasscom and Microsoft will work closely to develop and promote the AI Gamechangers program, built on a shared commitment towards accelerating the adoption of AI across key sectors.
Canada is approaching the one-year anniversary of the World Health Organization declaring a global pandemic. It is clear that both government and industry have developed responsive research and innovation efforts towards solving current and emerging challenges.
No one had any experience dealing with a pandemic, but we never lost sight of the needs of our communities throughout the process. You saw multiple stakeholders collaborate to ramp up testing, tracing, and treatment. SOPs were prototyped, tested, and refined continuously.
Prima facie, this is cause for celebrating the startup ecosystem. But scratch the surface, what you find about India’s technology sector can be summarised in one sentence: too many apps (eventually foreign-owned) and not enough innovation. It is no surprise, then, that despite India’s engineering strength and the hype around its technology sector, the country ranks at 48 out of 131 in the global innovation index.
When uncertainty is high, scenario planning can help organizations envision and prepare for a range of possible futures. Yet only about half of companies use scenario planning to help future-proof their strategies, according to a recent Deloitte survey of chief strategy officers. And when the future happens, it often differs from what was originally envisioned. Faced with unexpected events, organizations need to innovate.