Uma Ganesh

Articles By Uma Ganesh

94 Articles

Why a cyber-physical presence is a must for brands

Using virtual reality, experiential marketing has also been beneficial for brands.

cyber-physical presence, digital spend, virtual reality, digital marketing, global ad spend, start ups, traditional marketing, online customers News

Analytics should be priority area of focus for HR managers

In highly competitive businesses, where attracting and retaining the right talent is the key to innovation and continuous growth, it is important for HR functions to recognise the urgency to embrace the analytics led approach

Insights from these milestones would be extremely useful for developing the retention model for various categories of employees. News

Tech for seniors: Enhancing digital touch for the golden years

The share of senior citizens which was around 8% in 2011 will be 20% by 2050. Therefore, we need a robust planning process and a sound support system for senior citizens.

Industry News

Skilling India: Maximising value creation from demographic dividend

The training approach being practised today continues to rely upon the principle of dependence on human efforts for the entire chain of activity to be performed for a specific role.

India, too, needs to rethink the entire education system leading upto vocational training. News

Man vs Machine: Leadership in the age of artificial intelligence

The success of leadership lies in deploying AI in smart ways that would benefit the business

Artificial Intelligence in travel, Artificial Intelligence in entertainment, Artificial Intelligence in shopping, Artificial Intelligence in food delivery, Artificial Intelligence in banking, Artificial Intelligence in learning, Artificial Intelligence in personal assistants, Human intelligence AI News

Technology and talent: Staying ahead in the digital era

Democratisation of talent development process is the need of the hour

Talent development initiatives, HR function, HR departments, digital tools, skills employees, Skills Alpha, AI tools, smart digital tools News

Tech jobs: Making talent ready for the marketplace

According to Keynesian technological unemployment theory propounded in 1937, technological innovations can affect employment in two main ways – Productivity Effect and Displacement Effect.

Tech, jobs, marketplace, Digital transformation, technological unemployment, unemployment theory, high skilled jobs News

Smart skills: Skilling rural youth in cutting-edge technologies

Digital services and solutions these centres could offer, may be centered around rural health, tourism, culture, agriculture and education.

Education News

Hiring secrets: How firms pick up quality talent in digital era

At the same time, attrition rates have also been the highest in the last two years standing at 21-23% stemming from lack of availability of suitable digital talent.

hiring quality talent, digital era, it industry, ITC Infotech, industry news,  News

Content centric approach to give way to learner centric approach

There is an urgent need to rethink not only ways of recruiting new talent for the digital world but also for leveraging the experience of existing talent pool and reskilling and retention of such talent all of which would cal

Insurance, Premium, Insurance Premium, Choose Best Insurance Policy, Insurance Cover, how to choose best insurance policy, Banking, financial services and insurance sectors, BFSI sector, AI in banks, AI in insurance, technical skills i News

Upskilling employees: What should be the focus in digital era?

Value creation or employee engagement—what should be the focus of L&D in the digital era?

Industry News

How methods of learning for professionals changing in digital era

This has resulted in organisations planning training and talent development programmes for their employees and significant efforts and investments being committed as a result.

learning, professionals, digital era, talent development, industry news

How edtech solutions can transform our schools

The recent results of the school boards of UP and Maharashtra, for instance, point to the failure of students in their mother tongues—10 lakh students in Hindi and 2.5 lakh students in Marathi.

Education News

Hiring in the gig economy — full of excitement and apprehensions

The changes that organisations have begun to experience is creating excitement in some quarters and apprehension in others, emanating from the tremendous positive impact on the business on the one hand and yet the lack of exp

Gig economy, corporate India, independent contractors, freelancers, full time workers, gig News

How people analytics propels business performance

The question of what is the starting point is best answered by defining the problem the business is attempting to solve and how HR could play a role in the process.

HR managers, AI solution, IT services companies, HR Analytics, skills gap, business goals  News

Employee appraisals: Bell curves must give way to AI tools

It is critical to integrate all of them on a single digital platform thus facilitating seamless support for ongoing assessment, feedback, learning, coaching and analytics.

Industry News

What pushed online learning to go mainstream – Explained

The adoption rate of e-learning has considerably increased in the corporate world over the years.

Industry News

Artificial interlligence reshaping lives, can bring societal transformation if acted upon

For AI to make deeper inroads to address the societal problems, universities should be encouraged to take a lead role in researching and arriving at unique solutions.

Industry News

How to deal with the growth challenges of tech start-ups

Indians have been found to be the most willing to quit their jobs and start their own business.

Industry News

SME 2.0: How digital support can help SMEs overcome their challenges?

SMEs form the backbone of Indian economy with an estimated 43 million registered and unregistered entities across the country providing employment to around 100 million people which accounts for 40% of India’s workforce, se

Industry News

Human capital: Making organisations employee-focussed

Doing away with ‘one size fits all approach’ with employees in the digital era

employee focussed, mass customisation, chat bots, L&D function,  performance management systems News

Tech-led touch: A look at the emerging role of HR function

Cognitive skills and analytical skills will be the critical competencies that will determine how HR managers can reshape their own roles

Industry News

Will continuous performance management be a reality in the digital age?

Digital technologies are throwing up a plethora of data at frequent intervals which presents an opportunity to get real-time insights on several parameters.

Industry News

Artificial Intelligence is taking strides in emulating humans – here’s all you should know

The interesting approach that is being considered in all these researches is that instead of trying to define the program behaviour for the robots, the focus is to set up an environment where the robots should be able to find

Industry News

How AI can change the learning experience in Indian schools

AI could facilitate the teachers help prioritise their time in knowing the profiles of students in each class and focus on complex concepts that most students have a challenge in understanding.

Industry News

Creating winners with Internet of Things apps

Internet of Things (IoT) has been seen as one of the key dimensions of digital transformation for a while now.

Industry News

Helping senior citizens cope with everyday digital life

Designing digital devices and user interfaces suitable for the elderly is essential.

India News
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