Uma Ganesh

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Online learning, how tech is motivating learners to stay connected

Online learning has been adopted by corporations globally. It is considered to be an important medium for imparting training for their employees recognising factors such as ease of learning, costs involved and standardisation

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Learning in the digital era

When it comes to people and the need for change, the focus seems to be on equipping them with the skills required to function effectively in the digital world.

Learning in the digital era

Big Data can change the music industry

At a time when the music industry worldwide has been hit badly because of the free downloads and piracy, the intervention of Big Data and analytics present the opportunity to change the landscape and potential revenues for al

Big Data can change the music industry

Industry-academia linkages in the digital era

With demographic dividend being in India’s favour and India slated to become the single largest provider of global talent with one in four graduates in the world being a product of the Indian education system by 2030, polic

Industry-academia linkages in the digital era

Making crops flourish…digitally

India could unleash the green revolution in 1960s and deliver better quality seeds, water and fertilisers to the farmers leading to better yields.

Making crops flourish…digitally

Enterprises are engulfed by digital technologies

Knowledge management (KM) started occupying centre stage in organisations in the 90s with the companies beginning to value their knowledge assets in addition to traditionally valued physical assets.

Enterprises are engulfed by digital technologies

Outsourcing firms: It’s time for a strategy rethink

Robots, automation and artificial intelligence have begun to take centre stage in the strategy of most large corporations.

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Enabling the startup ecosystem

Industry and the established players have a big role to play in building the momentum for the startup temper in the country

Enabling the startup ecosystem

Gearing up for disruptive tech in HR

Over the last decade, HR function has been inundated with a slew of technologies that could redefine various activities within HR function.

Gearing up for disruptive tech in HR

Digital tech invading workspace

Digital technologies and applications being adopted in the personal space are invading the professional work space thus making it imperative for organisations to rethink the role and interfaces...

Digital tech invading workspace

Sharing economy invades organisational life

In the last few years, we have been experiencing new business models emanating from sharing of resources that has been made possible by the connected world phenomenon and the social media technologies facilitating engagement

Sharing economy invades organisational life

Technology adds spice to the induction programme

HR managers and business managers often debate about the effectiveness of induction programme and its impact on the ability of new employees to adapt and bond quickly with the organisation.

Technology adds spice to the induction programme

The bonanza for banks from Digital Bharat

The expansion of the network of banks and other financial institutions to reach the segments hitherto not serviced, the licenses issued to new institutions for servicing these markets...

The bonanza for banks from Digital Bharat

Making skills aspirational

In pursuing its digital strategy, the company has to contend with the security risks inherent in combining the virtual with the physical

Making skills aspirational

The tech-led nirvana path for capability building

The discipline of performance management system continues to draw the attention of all—the employees, the HR function, the CEO and the Board as well.

The tech-led nirvana path for capability building

Technology—a boon or bane for employee engagement

Businesses are increasingly conscious of the importance of employee engagement in achieving business goals and excellence.

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Leadership imperatives for successful digital transformation

Most businesses, be they small or big have acknowledged the urgent need for organisations to adapt to the digital trends as they recognise...

Leadership imperatives for successful digital transformation

Empowering women through digital literacy

With the current mission of the government of India to make 240 million people digitally literate, the primary stakeholder who would benefit most from the orientation and exposure they would get, would be the women.

Empowering women through digital literacy

Emergence of a new culture in the digital society

History tells us about how civilisations have been shaped over the millennia with the turn of events and discoveries.

Emergence of a new culture in the digital society

Leveraging digital tech to take education to higher level

Immediately after attaining independence, India chose to focus on providing Higher Education opportunities within the country and as a result managed...

Leveraging digital tech to take education to higher level

Translating Digital India vision for rural development: Uma Ganesh

The vision for Digital India unveiled by the Prime Minister is path breaking and has the potential to create a transformational change...

Translating Digital India vision for rural development: Uma Ganesh

Opportunities for self employment in the digital age

The day is not far when India too could have its own self employed millionaires born on the digital platforms

Opportunities for self employment in the digital age

Success with mobile apps in B2B marketing

The mobile tsunami wave led by the increasing adoption rates of smartphones which has touched 1 billion and is growing has ensured that no marketeer can ignore the mobile phenomenon.

Success with mobile apps in B2B marketing

The need for digital transformation in higher education system

Digital technology can no longer be viewed as enabling the education system but is the prime mover for the transformation process

The need for digital transformation in higher education system

The changing dynamics between digital and HR functions

It is essential that HR reflects upon how to adopt technology actively in its functioning and create a new environment for employees at the workplace.

The changing dynamics between digital and HR functions

Has m-learning come of age?

With the penetration of mobile subscribers in India having crossed the 900 million mark and the number of telephone connections having risen from 13% in 2006 for every hundred individuals...

Has m-learning come of age?

Nurturing tech innovations for social transformation

All these years, the segment which has been relatively most under-served is the segment comprising of persons with disabilities. It is heartening to witness social innovation now taking place to enhance the quality of life fo

Nurturing tech innovations for social transformation