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How retailers can manage return fraud with analytics

The retail market has been growing steadily over years with increasing vibrancy and dynamism. Due to high competition in the market today, almost every retailer (online and offline) has a policy around products return and exchange to ease out the purchase and enhance customer experience.

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Data visualization: Making an impact with maps

This happened to me some time back last week when I was looking at a social media dashboard. It had a world map with visualized representation (showing social engagement) of the interest of people in playing computer games. I will spare the details and get to the point on what struck my mind.

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Posted by Abhijit Pattnaik
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Are you looking at analytics right?

The momentum around the Qliks and Tableaus of the world is taking the space of analytics by force and we are all keen and scurrying to get on that bandwagon – Running our pilots, testing out the performances of these tools, checking its effectiveness on Big Data sources and of course, moving into visualizations.

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Posted by Abhijit Pattnaik
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Bots Drive Analytics to Make the Mobile Journey Simply Irresistible

At the intersection of mobility and analytics lies radical change. Organizations are using a combination of mobility and analytics to address consumer pain points, make life easier, control costs and ensure consumer delight.

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Posted by Shabbir Kamruddin
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Role of Quality Engineering in Digital Transformation

Digital is disrupting every business globally. Once considered by Enterprises as an expensive makeover to package one’s services, Digital today has become critical to stay in business in multiple industries.

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Posted by Sudheer Mohan
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Uplift your Development with PaaS – Engineering in the cloud

Cloud computing in its current manifestation could be relatively young but we must admit that it has been around for years in its less fancy avatar.

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Flying Cars - A reality (un) check!

To fly as and when one wants to, without any earthly limitations, has been a fantasy for scores of dreamers across the world. Several attempts are work in progress and a few closer to a real possibility.

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Posted by Chaitanya K Naga
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Integration Services in a Box – The Next-Gen Integration Technology

In today’s digital economy, business sustenance is dependent on how quickly enterprises adapt to disruptive business models. In course of a digital transformation journey, enterprises encounter technology challenges – heterogeneous technology product stacks, legacy systems, middle ware, different system of records and integration with partner ecosystem.

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Posted by Raviprasad
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Cognitive Computing: A Reality in Quality Engineering (QE)

Today, organizations are constantly innovating and reinventing their offerings and themselves with the sole aim to make the lives of their customers easier. Currently, at the pinnacle of this drive to innovate lies Cognitive computing, or as we call them ‘Super-Intelligent Computers’.

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Posted by Rupali Agarwal
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Launching an Enterprise ‘Cloud’ Spacecraft

It is interesting to observe small cloud companies visually represent their products/services in their websites or brochures to win over enterprise customers.

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Machine Learning – A Closer Look

Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Machine Learning (ML) in particular are finding widespread applications in many industries. However, many customers across industry verticals, contemplating the adoption of ML in their business and IT process automation, have unreasonable expectations about the capabilities of these learning machines.

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Composite Data Platform Architecture – Is it a necessity?

Data architecture, similar to Application or Infrastructure architecture has been evolving rapidly due to innovation and speed of adoption.

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Can Blockchain Be Leveraged As NextGen BPM?

Business process re-engineering has always been the cornerstone of organizations looking to improve efficiency and gain competitive edge.

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Posted by Hitarshi Buch

Conversational UIs Coming of Age

Conversational UIs are maturing with every passing minute. Consumers’ appetite for more and more humanized interactions has made old fashioned technology players clench their teeth (after they could not spot the next big trend) and created new whitespaces in the UIs space

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Posted by Aravind Ajad Yarra
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Transitioning into ‘Machine Learnable’ Data Management

“I’ll be back” – says Schwarzenegger in one of my all-time favorite series, the Terminator. The story and the fiction, at that point in time of release, had an ‘awe’ element to everything that we saw on the screen.

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Data Virtualization – Data Management Turning A Corner

There is a pressing need within organizations to have faster access to data for Analytics, Business Intelligence (BI) and Reporting. The digital disruption is creating a new data ecosystem on top of traditional Data Warehouse’ (DW) like Hadoop, Cloud/SaaS, Enterprise Applications, No SQL and many others, resulting in information in silos within organization units.

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Posted by Rakesh Verma
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Bots that make QA nimble and ready for the world of DevOps and Agile

Imagine an app that fails. Chances are you are going to get your test engineer to spend hours trying to document the environment in which the app failed and figure out what went wrong before identifying a fix.

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Demystifying machine learning black boxes for greater transparency – A case for building causal factor prediction – Part II

In my previous article, I spoke about how with the mainstreaming of Machine Learning and Deep Learning, it is becoming increasingly difficult to decipher how machines make decisions.

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Posted by R. Guha
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Blockchain and banks are about to get a lot more interesting!

For some time now, since bitcoin has brought Blockchain technologies to the front pages of newspapers and blogs, banks have been looking at this new beast trying to figure out what to make of it.

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Posted by Gilles Gravier
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Demystifying machine learning black boxes for greater transparency – A case for building causal factor prediction – Part I

An early warning system that can provide actionable insights is of great strategic value to any enterprise. Today, the alerting mechanisms are getting increasingly sophisticated – driven by the volume and variety of data and ability of algorithms to make sense of it.

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Posted by R. Guha
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Optical Character Recognition: The Future of Mobility Automation

Assurance driven by automation is a top priority today for next gen Enterprises taking the mobile route. Without an automation strategy, Mobility Quality Assurance (QA) functions will be unable to cope with the digital era’s lightning quick release cycles.

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Posted by Sudheer Mohan
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The Boundaries of Microservices without Containers

The world of Microservices architecture is inching in popularity and the same is true about Container technology. It is a known fact that the two complement each other perfectly well since Containers provide a means to package and deploy Microservices in lightweight runtime processes.

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Posted by Ajay Mahajan
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A Four-Pronged Approach to Microservices Adoption

Enterprises have been struggling for years to develop applications that are agile and quick to change. Microservices architecture provides a way to address this challenge and has therefore caught the attention of enterprise IT teams. Beyond the initial enthusiasm, proof of concepts and pilot implementations, enterprises are struggling to adopt this architecture.

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Posted by Aravind Ajad Yarra

Data Lakes Can Transform Mergers & Acquisitions

Over 70 percent of all mergers and acquisitions (M&A) fail according to industry statistics. Failed M&A deals result in huge financial / operational losses and unrealized synergies. Data Lakes can transform M&A by significantly increasing the success rate and reducing M&A integration costs.

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Posted by Sujan Thanjavuru
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Blockchain: Separating Hope from Hype

Unless you had been completely locked out or have unplugged yourself over the past year, it is impossible that you would have missed out the noise around Blockchain. So what is a Blockchain? Blockchain is a new technology that has become mainstream in the financial services world.

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Posted by Ramesh Babu

Predictive Analytics – Shaping and Influencing the Outcome in the Education Industry

There were days when the term ‘measurement’ attracted huge focus in all our discussions and quotes such as ‘you can’t manage what you can’t measure’ gained much popularity.

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Posted by Chitra Nair
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Micro Service Based Data Warehouse Architecture

The emergence of cloud computing and integration patterns is not only disrupting existing integration nomenclature but also makes us rethink the way we do integration. When the rest of the enterprise architecture is being taken by micro services based architecture storm, one aspect of enterprise architecture which is still not disturbed is the data warehouse architecture.

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Data Model in the World of Big Data

The Data Modeling as a trade has been practiced in the IT world for many decades. As a concept, data model is a process to arrive at the diagram by exploring the data in question and getting a deep understanding of the data.

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From SOA to Micro-SOA: It’s a macro shift

A modern legend says that Isaac Newton, in spite of being a genius, had built two doors for his cat house, a big one for his cat and a smaller one for its kittens, not realizing that both could have used the same big door. Let’s see whether this "one-size-fits-all" philosophy relates to the evolving world of Service Oriented Architecture (SOA).

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Posted by Hitarshi Buch
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Why should every service provider embrace SDN/NFV Transformation?

According to Gartner, the global mobile data traffic will increase by 59% in 2015 and will touch 173 million terabytes (TB) in 2018. Increased adoption of smart phones that leads to variety and volume of data, IoT/M2M device connectivity and its benefits and higher data consumption per user is placing immense pressure on the current network infrastructure of organizations.

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Posted by Ravi Kumar Emani
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Software Defined Network (SDN) – The Change in Future

Virtual and Software Defined Networks Virtualization means delivering on many of IT’s promises – more automation, separating hardware from the software, increased agility, simplified design, policy-based management, network management bonded to broader IT workflow systems, etc.

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Posted by Anuj Bhalla

Immersive Visualization: Turn your data into an amazing story teller

It’s easy to connect two dots. Or 20. Or even 200. What happens when you need to connect upwards of 200,000 dots? It could be just a confused mess of lines, straining our ability to make sense of the emerging pattern.

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Posted by Sandeep Bhagat
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Unraveling Big Data from the EDW

We all suffer from the propensity to create order out of chaos.This extends to the unruly dimensions of big data when we have such a familiar structure at hand in the ever faithful Enterprise Data Warehouse (EDW).

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Posted by Robert Bates
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Making of HOLMES – AI Here and Now

There has never been a better time to collaborate with bots – they are your new digital friends. Artificial Intelligence (AI) bots are getting to maturity to assist you achieve extraordinary levels of productivity

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Posted by RamPrasad K R

Impacting business by stitching together data and emerging technology

While other segments in the banking and financial sector have evolved to interact over the digital media, the wealth and investment banking sector is still looking to get a foothold.

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Posted by Ravi Palaparthy

Dreams do come true for 3D Applications Users

I need to use my high-end workstation to work on this subsurface interpretation project – and yes, I downloaded a local copy. It is now evening, but I have to be in the office to work on this because that is where the 3D project resides.

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Posted by Susie Coppock

Who is driving your car?

The connected car, or the “Internet car”, is the next big revolution expected in the automobile industry, and is aimed to expand the horizon of the Internet of Things (IoT).

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Posted by Wipro Insights
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Transferring Large Files in a Glimpse

Business needs of every organization are evolving. With technology playing a critical role in controlling these changes, organizations have no choice but to adapt, evolve, or resist and stay back in the race.

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Posted by Anand Chandran
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Car-to-car technology: The future of road safety

In the 1980s, hit television series Knight Rider featured an automobile named KITT, which among a host of impressive specs, featured an auto cruise mode and an Auto Collision Avoidance system.

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Redefining Our World with Holograms

We’ve been seeing it in sci-fi and action films till now, and finally it’s finding its way into reality. Office spaces with PCs, laptops or tablets might soon be obsolete. Instead, the common corporate professionals will be wearing

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Posted by Wipro Insights
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Are data center service providers geared up for the new age digital data centers?

Today, computing needs amongst enterprises have evolved with them digitizing their businesses and adopting technologies such as SMAC, machine learning, and open source.

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Posted by Milind Halapeth

Makeover at the Workplace: PCs Turn Tablets, Desktops Turn Virtual

A study has shown that allowing workers to telecommute at least half the time results in annual savings of $10,000 per employee and the total benefit to U.S. companies resulting from this would be around $400 billion a year1.

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Posted by Andrey Zhulenev
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3D Technology will soon define manufacturing in the aviation sector

It’s a technology that has uses as varied as printing burgers or even body parts. And now the aviation industry is also tapping into the awesome potential that 3D printing offers.

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Posted by Wipro Insights
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Advanced and Invisible Analytics

With an avalanche of data already pouring in from various devices – thanks to the increasingly popular Internet of Things (IoT), the importance of analytics cannot be stressed enough.

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Wearables – Endless Possibilities for Enterprise

Wearables have become a buzz word and were a major attraction in the CES 2014. Wearables in general comprise of devices having miniature sensors embedded in them that could be worn as accessories. They can be worn as glasses, as wristbands, necklace, soles etc.

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Posted by K.R. Sanjiv
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A seismic shift in movies: Virtual reality technology that lets you experience than just merely watch

At the recently concluded Sundance Film Festival in Utah, one of the most popular attractions was Birdly, a two-minute long virtual reality flight simulator.

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Giant Leaps for Tech: CES 2015

It’s the biggest and most definitive tech extravaganza on the planet. Since Computer Electronics Show (CES) first opened its doors in June 1967, with 17,500 attendees and 100 exhibitors, it has grown exponentially with this year’s event drawing 170,000 attendees and 3,600 exhibitors.

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Nanotechnology Making Leaps in Patient Monitoring Systems

Imagine a long term patient monitoring system that hardly needs maintenance, functions with regular updates and a degree of flexibility that doesn’t leave the patient strapped to his bed the entire time.

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Posted by Wipro Insights
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Changing Brain Function with Technology

Change in environment, behavior, emotions, thinking and even bodily injury can result in modifications in the neural pathways and synapses in the human brain. This phenomenon, an umbrella term for both, synaptic and non-synaptic plasticity, is known as neuroplasticity or brain plasticity.

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Building Our Future: 3D Printing in Space

The addition of manufacturing capabilities in space could make the future of space exploration a cheaper and more efficient one. Picture a space station creating the parts of a space craft needed for a reconnaissance mission, eliminating the need to launch another vehicle from Earth

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Social media technology: Transforming urban planning

Being stuck in traffic is never a pleasant experience. Picture a businessman, who having rushed through his morning, is stuck in a traffic jam due to an unfortunate accident. Immediately, he snaps up his phone and tweets his location to urban planning authorities.

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Unfolding the Future of Gaming

You are being chased by a dark and evil megalomaniac, and you are the only one who can defeat him. You run around the forest, searching desperately for your defence, feeling the cold breeze following close behind you. Finally, you run into your biggest weapon, a dragon.

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Abreast with the Developments in Cancer Detection: 3D Technology

According to World Health Organization (WHO) there were 8.2 million deaths due to cancer in 2012, out of which 521,000 people succumbed to breast cancer alone. A number of studies indicate that the US leads the world in the number of women affected with breast cancer, and on an average, one woman dies every 15 minutes.

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2015: The year of the driverless car

“The two inventions of the century, the car and the computer, are gradually coming closer together,” says Volkswagen CEO, Dr. Martin Winterkorn. His statement is especially true in 2015 as three of the world’s largest automobile makers unveil prototypes of their driverless cars at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES).

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Posted by Wipro Insights
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Going open source

Imagine a future where anyone born with a speech impediment could get cutting-edge hardware without paying for it. Or, another scenario where a country is in dire need of desalination plants and could get the latest and most efficient one for free.

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A touch of haptic technology

Imagine a woman preparing a meal from her workplace using the latest in haptic technology. All she has to do is move her arms about in the 3D shape projected by her haptic holographic screen for the wirelessly connected electronic arm to follow the movements.

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The $25 Palm-sized Diagnostic Lab

Imagine you are plagued by a few common symptoms of the flu, but are unable to discern the underlying infection. Instead of heading to the hospital, waiting in queues, and subjecting yourself to a myriad of diagnostic tests, all you have to do is put a drop of blood on a small handheld device.

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The future of technology is already in your hands

A couple living apart can stay in touch with each other using 3D smartphone screens and holograms. A teacher can grade her students’ work and send corrections using voice commands while sitting at home. A home cook can get recipes and methods of cooking shown to her using holographic technology for easy execution. A woman can send her blood analysis details using the wearable technology on her arm and her smartphone.

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Psychoactive Technology: A Device to Alter Moods?

A middle aged man suffering from clinical depression walks towards his desk in a daze. The stress caused by his mental condition is surfacing, and he can feel the anxiety increasing his heart rate. He picks up a pair electronic bud and places them near his ear.

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New trends in Biometrics technology and its impact on security

Imagine a world where a single device is used to authenticate your identity by scanning your finger and identifying your DNA sequence using your blood cells. Since the DNA sequence of a person, obtained from under their skin is unique, it can be inferred that duplication of identification documents, credit card frauds and identity theft would be virtually impossible. This is the future that biometric technology is hoping to create.

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Redefining ATM Transactions with ‘Experience Zones’

While heading towards the check-in line at the airport, a woman realizes that she needs to draw some cash. As she walks into an ATM nearby, the NFC beam emitted by her smartphone, which is encrypted against theft, is processed by the ATM, which identifies her as the customer and proceeds to allow her to do a secure card-less transaction.

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New Age Weather Forecasting Systems

A small sensor on the outer walls of a house in a tornado-prone region is connected with beacon technology to other similar sensors in the area.

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Assistive Technology: Re-engineering the Human Body

A man, once visually impaired, walks down a sunny street and spots the ultraviolet and infrared rays searing the air. A woman with previous hearing difficulties can not only hear within the human hearing range, but can also identify sounds from frequencies in animal hearing ranges.

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Location Intelligence: Providing Actionable Data to Businesses

A large retailer with a global presence is experiencing a downward spiral in sales. They decide to cut costs by closing several loss-making outlets. Then, mapping their location-based data through a GIS application, the retailer gets a spatial representation of the best and the worst performing stores in each region, helping them to swiftly shut down several loss-making units.

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Digging Deep: Transforming Mining through Technology

From a centralized operations center in suburban Sydney, Erik keys in a series of commands on his console. These in turn, direct numerous remote-controlled haul trucks to a location thousands of kilometers away to drill and extract ore, and guide the driverless trains to carry materials to the port. Enter this new age mining, where a series of technological innovations is making it possible to remotely control mining operations over geographically dispersed locations.

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Cost-Free, Consistent and Off-grid Communication

A town is awash with muddy running water in the middle of the night, which mercilessly ploughs through smaller houses. With no flat and dry ground to rely on, most people head to higher quarters to avoid the onslaught of the floods.

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Robots: Our Future Cognitive Partners

Imagine a robot that could clean your house, work out immediate repairs, wash the linen, buy the barbeque sauce for the party that you are throwing, and power up your home theatre system for the evening, all without any prior instructions. This robot understands your habits, preferences, and learns from its surroundings and functions accordingly – very similar to a human housekeeper.

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Safety for Her: Technology in Women’s Security

A recent WHO survey indicates that 35 percent of women, globally, experience some form of abuse or physical violence. While this in itself is shocking, this figure could shoot up even further if unreported cases get reported.

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Technology-Aided Diagnosis in Healthcare

Cancer kills around 10,000 people every year in the UK alone because their condition is diagnosed too late. At a global scale, this figure could be even more staggering! Delay in detection can directly impact a patient’s chance of recovery and survival, leading to more serious complications or even death.

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Data Driven Manufacturing

Manufacturing industry has had its share of impact from technological developments. Manufacturers are increasingly finding ways to leverage technology to cut costs and are adopting lean production techniques to keep up with competition.

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Indispensable Ingredients of Digital Marketing

Picture this, newspapers littered with colorful advertisements of electronics at throwaway prices and unimaginable discounts, along with quirky videos and heavy social media marketing! A large e-commerce company deploys this recipe to quickly increase revenue and improve their customer base within a short span of time. However, instead of celebrations with confetti, plans don’t go quite well due to several technical glitches that hampered the mega shopping spree.

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Combating Ebola with Technology

The current Ebola outbreak in West Africa, the largest and longest ever recorded for the disease, has so far killed more than a 1000 people.

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Mangalyaan: Frugal Innovation in Space Technology

If you reside in any major city in India, a ride in a three-wheeler taxi to Mars would cost you $33 million more than the Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) expended to dispatch a spacecraft to the same destination.

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The New Super-Carriers

An aircraft carrier is a vital asset to any naval force as it brings aircraft to conflict zones in an age where air command is crucial to all combat operations.

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Deep Learning: Evolving the ‘intelligent’ machine

Every day, 182.9 billion emails are sent and received worldwide. Did you know that 65% of all email is spam? With help from advanced algorithms, computers continuously recognize and segregate this mail so it does not feature in our inboxes.

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Building the ‘Resilient Enterprise’ in a global economy

How do companies fare in the face of adversity? In 2013, a five-minute outage impacted all of Google’s services and reduced traffic on the Internet by 40%.

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Battery Technology: Faster Charging Time

How often have you dreamt about using a cell phone with double or triple the traditional battery life or driving away in an electric car for over 500 miles? We all face the inevitable problem of charging batteries—be it for mobile phones, electric cars or the like, but technology hasn’t yet come out with any convincing answers.

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Face Forward: The Future of Facial Recognition

Did you know that human faces are capable of more than 10,000 different expressions? Can facial expressions or even the slightest quirks be captured and analysed in real time? This may sound incredible, but several companies are already using technology to capture and measure human emotions.

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Technology Startups: Changing the Course of Business

When Frank recently set up a social network for startups and investors, he provided the capital of tens of thousands himself. The computing power was available cheaply on the internet, the software was largely open source and the services of the two developers were required only for a limited time thanks to today’s advanced software frameworks.

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Bridging the Divide: Low-Cost, Global Health Solutions

A hand-powered centrifuge, an inflatable donkey saddle for women in labor, and a baby warmer resembling a miniature sleeping bag are some examples of pioneering innovations in the area of low-cost medical devices.

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pCell: Holy Grail of Wireless Networking?

What if you could make your mobile network completely ubiquitous and 1000 times faster? Imagine if you never searched for a network signal, but it followed you everywhere. That’s the potential impact of pCell technology, which will be ready for large-scale commercial deployment shortly.

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Integrated Manufacturing Operations – Data & Connected Technologies

Over the past few decades, manufacturing operations have undergone a major evolution from being passive and largely human controlled to extremely complex and intelligent. One major driver in this evolution has been the way manufacturing data is handled, analysed and used in making real time manufacturing decisions.

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Posted by Nitesh Kumar Jain
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Dashboards for CXOs: ‘Outviewing’ the Competition?

A leading manufacturing company has been experiencing declining sales over the past few quarters— affecting its turnover and credibility. Concerned over the downward spiral, the senior management team gets into a huddle and reviews real-time snapshots of productivity and other key performance indicators, provided by business dashboards.

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Anticipatory Intelligence: Predictive Computing

Wouldn’t it be awesome if you could just turn on your television, sit back, and let it pick your favorite show? How about instantly connecting to the person you wish to talk to—by merely pressing the “call” button on your phone or stepping into your car and letting it decide where you want to go? Anticipatory computing makes all this and more possible through recommendations based on your past behavior.

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Massive Open Online Courses (MOOC): Enriching Learning

How can a farmer in a remote region in Asia get a professional degree in the agricultural sciences without venturing out of his village? Today, he could use a smartphone app to attend lectures, access the world’s best courseware and earn the first Ph.D. in his entire community, all for free.

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Safety First: Technology for a more secure World Cup

Security at events can prove to be a logistical nightmare, especially in a large spectacle such as the current football World Cup in Brazil. However, technology has been playing a significant part in reducing the problems associated with having a sizable gathering of people in one location at any given time.

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Memristor: The "Missing Link" in Electronic Circuitry?

What if your organization could double the capacity of its storage mediums at the same price? It is possible with the “memristor”, an element that could eventually replace all kinds of memory used in the portable and computing space today

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Metro Cells: Improving Network Coverage

If future predictions are any indication to go by then total mobile data capacity demand is poised to grow between 20 and 50 times over the next five years.

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Share-able Data: What’s in a Tweet?

Imagine if your daily social media posts predicted your next purchase, even before you thought of it yourself! Or what if a program could read your tweets and provide you with a checklist of all the things that you could potentially need in the coming month?

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Smart TVs: From passive to active viewing

Remember a time when your television was just a television? Now imagine an era when your television decides what you should watch based on your viewing patterns, informs you if the cereal in a commercial is available in the neighborhood departmental store, alerts you on an urgent official email that’s just come in, and suggests that you have a video chat with your stockbroker about market fluctuations as soon as you see it on a news broadcast!

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Why a Tiny Magazine Matters: The Technology of Microscopic Printing

Imagine a scenario wherein a doctor could directly implant a tiny electrode, thinner than a strand of human hair, into a patient’s brain in order to help cure him of epilepsy. Sounds far-fetched? Well, this may well be the future with the advent of microscopic printing.

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Wireless Mesh Networks: Providing Seamless Connectivity

When Typhoon Haiyan hit the Philippines in November 2013, it left behind 6,340 fatalities, 1,061 missing persons, and USD 2.86 billion in damages. While some of this destruction could have been averted if relief efforts had been initiated earlier, this was not possible because the country’s communication network had taken a hit.

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Grid Energy Storage: Maintaining Grid Reliability

Imagine a world that has no power shortages and where blackouts have been eliminated. If that sounds incredible, think again. Today, grid energy storage could be bringing us closer to uninterrupted power supply than ever before.

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Big Data: Revolutionizing Agriculture

Imagine a farmer who’s about to till his farmland, but has no idea when the rains will arrive. However, instead of brooding any further, he uses a mobile app to figure the precise date and time of rainfall.

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Cyberwarfare: The New Art of War

Imagine a scenario where your computer crashes. No Internet, email or Google. Now take that forward. What if not a single ATM was functional because the banking sector’s IT operations had been hit? And imagine if you were forced to live in darkness because there was no electricity as the power grid had been knocked out.

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Satellite Technology: Conserving Wildlife

A herd of wild African elephants are sauntering towards a watering hole deep inside a national park in Kenya. Manpower and budget constraints have prevented the park from deploying adequate rangers for surveillance and upkeep—allowing poachers to sneak in and ambush this herd.

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Nanotech in Automobiles: Driving the Future

What if you could walk into a car showroom, buy a little, colorful packet of seeds, and place them outside your home to sprout? However, instead of ‘seeds’, imagine if you were growing nano particles to build your dream car—one atom, one particle at a time.

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Digital Technology: How Immersive Can it Get?

It was the most complex situation that the young medical students had ever faced. They entered the operation theater, one at a time, and battled to save the patient with a bleeding tumor that could not be stanched.

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Wireless Power Transmission: Electrifying Thought?

You are travelling through a desert in your hybrid diesel-electric car. Suddenly, you realise that you’ve veered hundreds of miles away from your intended destination.

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Wearables: How ‘WT’ is transforming IT

Anna, a software engineer at an IT firm, has been struggling to read the words on her computer screen. She visits an ophthalmologist, who prescribes that she use reading glasses.

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