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Leveraging modern technology like Big Data for children’s safety

Leveraging modern technology like Big Data for children’s safety

Innovation and technology to fight child trafficking Modern technology such as Big Data and Analytics can provide cutting-edge tools in the battle against human trafficking. Data analysis, mapping programs, as well as image recognition are all being used by law enforcement and anti-trafficking NGOs in Western countries. They use such technology in order to locate victims in real time as well as predict the perpetrators' next moves. This has been made possible by sharing of information in order to globally develop prevention strategies that could be based on the behavior of traffickers. Photographs are extracted from advertisements floated by escort…
Advantages of an integrated Cloud ERP software like Deskera

Advantages of an integrated Cloud ERP software like Deskera

Deskera is an emerging leader that provides integrated Cloud ERP suite for SMEs of India. It has all the applications that are required by organizations to manage their day-to-day business activities, such as accounting, procurement, project management, manufacturing, inventory management and more. Thus, helping every small business streamline its business processes to become more efficient and thus increase productivity. Deskera integrated Cloud ERP helps automate everyday business tasks such as book keeping, stock management, payroll processing, workforce management and more. Generally, SMEs pay separate license-fees for different on-premise software, along-with additional costs for server-hardware, security, maintenance, etc. Often these software…
Digital transformation strikes Media and Entertainment Industry

Digital transformation strikes Media and Entertainment Industry

Digital transformation and digital disruption are leaving no industry untouched and affecting the Media and Entertainment industry too. Digital disruption has upped consumer expectations manifold and created digital rivals. Companies that are basically digital natives, which are giving the MEA industry a chase for their money. It is actually a double whammy; India's media industry is consolidating. A slowdown in the economy, dip in revenues as well as digital disruption are making it challenging. Media organizations should leverage digital technologies like enterprise software to streamline business and increase efficiency of operations. Print media leveraging digital transformation Advertisements form the biggest…
Artificial Intelligence tools can remove bias from recruitment processes: Human resources

Artificial Intelligence tools can remove bias from recruitment processes: Human resources

Workforce diversity connotes the creation of an inclusive and healthy environment that accepts an individual's strengths, differences, and weaknesses as well as provides opportunities to staff members to realize their potential. Valuing difference allows a person to contribute their unique experiences. This has positive impact not only on internal activities or relationships, but also on customers as well as other stakeholders. According to the available data and trends, organizations that are diverse, innovative, and smarter are able to retain more staff. Moreover, diversity makes for good business in the financial sense. Businesses, with greater diversity, witness increase in returns on…
5 Must-Read Business Books in 2017 for CIOs and entrepreneurs in Digital Age

5 Must-Read Business Books in 2017 for CIOs and entrepreneurs in Digital Age

We are approaching that time of the year, where it is time to reflect on what happened and take stock of one's progress towards goals. It is also time to plan for the future that stares us in the face. It is time to make resolutions. And like all professionals, an entrepreneur needs a reading list. As they say, books are the most valuable resources for knowledge. The best of YouTube videos and podcasts can't replace the insightful analysis and the breadth of information that can be found in a good book. It has to relate with you and inspire…
India’s Information Security Spending to Grow 12%, Reach $1.5 Bn in 2017: Gartner

India’s Information Security Spending to Grow 12%, Reach $1.5 Bn in 2017: Gartner

This is the era of digital transformation. Enterprises are going in for digital transformation. To be able to compete in this era, enterprises need to be agile and flexible. On the other hand, cloud computing is gaining momentum as businesses shift from legacy to cloud systems and organizations push for digital business strategies. Businesses need better functionalities and connectivity than ever before, and that too cheaper, better and faster than others. Digital platforms are expanding exponentially. No wonder, according to Gartner, Information Security Spend on products as well as services in India would reach $1.5 billion in 2017, which is…
Why should organizations invest in workforce diversity?

Why should organizations invest in workforce diversity?

Workforce diversity basically aims at bringing people with different backgrounds and charateristics such as race, ethnic groups, gender, age, personality types, thoughts, educational levels, etc. together. Diversity in workplace frequently results in the flow of novel ideas and approaches to a problem. It reflects on how an individual perceives himself with respect to others, thus, encouraging an intelligent and healthy work environment. What is Workforce diversity? Workforce diversity as a concept connotes to creating an inclusive environment that will accept an individual's strengths, differences, and weaknesses. It should also provide opportunities to members of staff to help them realize their…
Celebrating entrepreneurship: GES Summit 2017

Celebrating entrepreneurship: GES Summit 2017

India has seen a significant spurt in entrepreneurial activity. There are 3,100 startups in India, which is the fourth highest number, globally. This is according to a Nasscom report, which also predicts the number to rise to 11,500 by 2020. Moreover, India’s economy has 50 million micro, small, and medium enterprises (MSMEs), according to the Ministry of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises. It’s worth mentioning here a recent report of World Bank on ease of doing business. India jumped up 30 notches to rank itself at 100th position on the World Bank’s ‘ease of doing business’ index. All thanks to…
India jumps 30 spots to 100 in World Bank’s Business Rankings

India jumps 30 spots to 100 in World Bank’s Business Rankings

India now ranks 100 out of 190 countries in the world in terms of ease of doing business, according to the latest report released by the World Bank. This is an improvement of exactly 30 spots over the previous year’s ranking. It is a big jump, no doubt. The previous WB Group’s Doing Business Rankings report had placed India at No. 130. New Zealand tops the list, followed by Singapore. Both countries are favorite destinations for business investments. China still fares better on the index, being placed at No. 78. [Read the full report here]. “It appears that the push…