Just came back from a 3 days trip to Beijing (Sept 20th to 23rd, 2015).
My trip coincided with the Beijing marathon held on Sept 20th 2015. This year, the marathon event saw an increased participation with approx. 30,000 runners from 45 countries. Interestingly, this 30,000 was down selected from the total 65,000+ applicants. A very positive indicator to show not only...read more
Utility companies face several operational challenges - from aging infrastructure and grid security concerns to disruptive technologies, economic competitiveness, environmental concerns, and new regulations. It is imperative that they not only embrace newer technologies but also reinvent their business models to include customer engagement at their core, in order to survive.
In a digitally connected world, customers are increasingly aware, vocal, and demanding about the level of services being offered....read more
GH Rao, who heads engineering and R&D services at HCL Technologies, has recently returned from the annual Mobile World Congress in Barcelona. He speaks of a presentation by a telecom networking company at the summit about the possibility of a city with no traffic lights, thanks to all the cars enabled with the internet of things (IoT). “All the cars will have sensors and when they sense another car or person close by, they will slow down automatically and have the ability to take decisions in a split second...read more