26th July, 2018,Chennai : As digitalization expands its horizons and upskilling becomes indispensable... View Details
NASSCOM, a not-for-profit industry association, is the apex body for the 154 billion dollar Indian IT BPM industry.
Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi, referred to NASSCOM as a “revolution”, beyond its time-tested role as an association.
Established in 1988, NASSCOM has relentlessly catalysed the Indian IT BPM industry in its journey towards building an innovation led growth sector, with transformative business models, expanding its value proposition and becoming a partner of choice for global businesses.
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If it’s About People then It’s the NASSCOM HR Summit
It was the 15th edition of the HR Summit at the Hotel ITC Grand Chola in Chennai (July 26-27, 2018), themed on 'HR. Evolution in a Revolution'. Fifteen is good stuff! Fifteen is longevity. Fifteen is about heralding change over one-and-a-half decades.
Your Chance to Get Global Recognition: Code for India, Code for Mobility
NITI Aayog has launched Move Hack, a global mobility hackathon to crowdsource solutions aimed at the future of mobility in India. It is envisaged to be one of the largest hackathons globally, Move Hack is focused on 10 themes and structured over three legs: online, followed by Singapore leg, and the finals in New Delhi.
Design4India Design Awards
Design4India Design Awards aims to spur innovation with a focus being on technology product design, that is simple yet builds a powerful product and exemplifies Experience Design.
We’re currently in our first edition, and we’re pleased to announce that applications are now open for the NASSCOM Design4India Design Awards 2018.
Blockchain Hackathon – In Search of the Best Talent & Technology
Blockchain is a very powerful technology is well established but we have to ensure that time is not lost in the incessant din. The myths need to be busted as does quick adoption and identification of trained professionals in this area. Else, we are likely to have an exodus of such people with niche and sought-after skills.
FutureSkills: An Industry Response
Industry is in the middle of a massive disruption. Of the 4 million jobs in the industry today, the nature of 60-65% is likely to change over the next 5 years. Jobs will change and new jobs will emerge. FutureSkills is an industry utility for skills development, accessible both on web and mobile. The industry is both a consumer and a contributor to this platform.
NASSCOM-Tech UK Roundtable with Mr. Ravi Shankar Prasad
NASSCOM successfully hosted Hon'ble Union Minister for IT and Law, Shri Ravi Shankar Prasad, for a roundtable with IT Industry leaders in London on 09ththJuly, 2018 with the support of techUK and GSA, at the techUK office. This high level Roundtable was attended by our High Commissioner, His Excellency Mr Y K Sinha, along with senior management of leading UK and Indian technology companies in the UK, senior officials from DCMS including UK National Technology Officer, Liam Maxwell, leadership of techUK and GSA.
Protection of Personal Data Bill, 2018
The committee of experts under the chairmanship of Justice B.N. Srikrishna, has brought its deliberations to a close and handed over the draft protection of personal data bill for India to Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology for circulation. This note summarises the key provisions of the bill.
NITI Aayog & NASSCOM Sign MoU towards promoting AI in India
NITI Aayog and NASSCOM have agreed to work and promote AI & Machine Learning towards Applied Research, Accelerating Adoption, Ethics, and Privacy & Security.
This was a great opportunity for us to sign an MoU with NITI Aayog on 5th July, to collaborate and advance AI adoption in India; facilitate key stakeholder interaction; Share knowledge; and, organize summits and meetings to disseminate learnings and reach out to a broader audience.
W2RT: Much More Than a High Mathematical Probability
Women Wizards Rule Tech (W2RT) is a unique program designed exclusively for women professionals in core technologies, from IT-ITES/BPM, Product and R&D firms, with the aim of plugging the leaky leadership pipeline and nurturing women leaders. A joint initiative of NASSCOM, NASSCOM Sector Skills Council and Data Security Council of India, W2RT was launched at the recently concluded NASSCOM D&I Summit 2018 in Chennai.
CoE – DSAI: Spurring Innovation and Co-Creation
Reiterating our commitment towards nurturing emerging technologies, particularly AI, and leveraging the power of Data Science, NASSCOM along with the Karnataka Government, launched the Centre of Excellence for Data Science and Artificial Intelligence (CoE – DSAI on the 5th July. The CoE is focused on Smart Manufacturing, Automotive, Healthcare, Agriculture, Energy, IoT, BFSI, Retail & Telecom among others.
Government further postpones the TDS/TCS provision
This is in reference to a recent press release by Ministry of Finance on postponement of TDS and TCS provisions under GST. This confirms several news reports published in the last week where officials had confirmed that the provisions would not come into effect July 1, 2018 as was proposed.
The press release confirms that the applicability of TCS stands postponed until September 30, 2018.
CoE-DSAI Acceleration Program - Catalyzing Innovation in Artificial Intelligence
CoE-DSAI launches the Acceleration Program to deep accelerate Small & Medium Enterprises who are developing disruptive solutions in areas of Banking & Financial Services, Healthcare, Retail, Telecom, Cross-Industry & Government / Citizen centric services.
NIPP Blockchain Challenge
Blockchain is here to stay. On the flip-side, Blockchain Technology is being termed as a “solution looking for a problem”. There is a wide gap between what Blockchain Developers/ Start-ups are working on, and what Corporates are looking for. The NIPP Blockchain Hackathon, supported by 10,000 Startups, aims to bridge this gap between Start-ups/ Developers and Large Corporates.
The event will also pave the way towards building a comprehensive blockchain forum for enterprises, start-ups, developers, experts, and enthusiasts to
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