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  • Automation alert

    Automation alert

    How technological change impacts inequality, wage divergence, and job polarisation, and what democratic states operating in a free-market environment must grapple with as digitalisation catalyses labour substitution, the erosion of the middle class, and greater income inequality, is the challenge for policy establishments the world over not wedded to dogma.

    November 26, 2021
  • Self-driving cars can be game-changer for older adults

    Self-driving cars can be game-changer for older adults

    It was also found that older drivers tended to exhibit worse takeover quality in terms of operating the steering wheel, the accelerator and the brake, increasing the risk of an accident.

    July 8, 2019
  • Automation: Changing the shape of the insurance sector

    Automation: Changing the shape of the insurance sector

    As per the McKinsey Global Institute report 2017, there is 43% of automation potential for insurance and finance industries. It is also estimated that by the year 2025, up to 25% of the task force in the insurance industry may be merged or replaced, especially in operations and administrative support. Currently, the insurance industry is looking at use cases for intelligent automation that will uplift the efficiency of the current processes and reduce the operational costs at the same time.

    May 9, 2019
  • Creating independent learners

    Creating independent learners

    Higher educational institutions must emphasise inquiry-based mindset, the ability to be critical, analytical and creative which is underpinned by team-working ability, leadership and digital skills.

    October 9, 2018
  • Into the automated future

    Into the automated future

    The world of work is being changed by the rise of the robots but there are steps you can take now to future-proof your earning potential automated future.

    June 3, 2018
  • Complete automation of Railways’ signalling system on the cards

    Complete automation of Railways’ signalling system on the cards

    Complete modernisation of Indian Railways’ entire signaling system, including automation, at a whopping cost of Rs 78,000 crore is likely to get the nod among other safety measures in the forthcoming budget. The Railways, which is likely to get Rs 65,000 crore as gross budgetary support (GBS) this time, an increase of Rs 10,000 crore …

    January 28, 2018
  • Collaborative working environment

    Collaborative working environment

    The millennial generation also known as Generation Y will make up about 50 per cent of the global workforce by 2020, according to a study by PwC. As employers we need to understand what motivates them and how they approach their careers. Millennial employees do not fit neatly into the 9 to 5 mould that …

    January 12, 2018
  • Wave of academic revolution

    Wave of academic revolution

    In the past few years, we have witnessed our country’s economic growth touching limitless heights driven by the rise of new-age enterprises and start-ups. In fact, we are expecting India to remain the fastest growing economy in the world with an estimated GDP growth rate of 7.9 per cent in the fiscal year ending March …

    September 12, 2017
  • By 2021, 4 out of 10 jobs would be lost to automation: Experts

    By 2021, 4 out of 10 jobs would be lost to automation: Experts

    Automation is the new norm across sectors and will affect the bottom of pyramid so much so that four out of every 10 jobs globally would be lost due to this by 2021, experts say. Automation is the new normal in sectors like engineering, manufacturing, automobiles, IT and banking. As automation adoption increases, all high …

    March 26, 2017