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Uma Ganesh

Articles By Uma Ganesh

104 Articles

Covid crisis: Why it’s time for Indian MSMEs to embrace digital transformation — Four Reasons

Digital transformation is not just using apps or social media, it has to be aligned to the business goals and business processes

Adopting the digital journey can ensure that existing customers are serviced effectively, thus leading to farming of new opportunities. (Representative image) News

COVID and HR Tech: How HR can use smart AI tools

From wearables like Tracesafe to AI tools from Ahura, many digital devices can be mainstreamed by HR for better productivity.

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IT jobs during Covid-19 times

Sectors such as healthcare, pharmaceuticals, grocery and warehouses would call for additional talent with new skill-sets.

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Work from home: Digital tools are helping evolve a new work culture

Google Hangout, Microsoft Teams, Webex and Zoom are enabling businesses to create a collaborative work environment.

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Virtual learning: Coping with Covid-19

Virtual learning in the early days of its introduction was within the boundary of predefined content and was a lonely affair with neither the tutor nor peers being part of the individual’s learning journey.

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Future of Work: Capitalising on AI and analytics

AI will create more jobs than it destroys—by 2022, though 75 million jobs are expected to be displaced by automation, 133 million new ones will emerge.

The AI as a service market size was valued at $1.13 billion in 2017 and is expected to be $10.88 billion by 2023, thus opening up a huge demand for AI talent pool. News

What would it take for making IT graduates employable?

What would it take for making IT graduates employable?

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How to keep employees happy in the digital era

Employee engagement vs employee experience in the digital era

employee engagement, digital tools, HR managers, employee engagement, Robotic process Automation News

Tech Edge: Preparing for the next wave of growth

In order to motivate the employees to acquire new competencies, they should be convinced that the firm is poised for growth

economy slowdown, Indian industry, growth rate, digital era, HRMIS, HR systems, digital growth, skills gap News

Digital economy: Make digital highway attractive for MSMEs

Digital is no longer a question of ‘if’, it has to be ‘how soon and what areas to transform’

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Why a cyber-physical presence is a must for brands

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

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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.

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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

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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.

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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.

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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

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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?

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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.

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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.

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What pushed online learning to go mainstream – Explained

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

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