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Chatbot
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Allowing users to ask questions and interact real-time with a brand on messaging platforms is the new tactic used by businesses. Chatbots are the resources being used to help users solve problems and promote interactivity. Here I am explaining about...
Every Organization might
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Blog sets out to establish the relation between API and micro services. With the increase of Mobility & SOA and with the advent of MicroServices, it is the need for a comprehensive design to expose services as API and enable better integration,...
Contextual Enquiry
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This blog talks about how contextual enquiry has impacted design thinking. Designers are now becoming more motivated to think strategically and holistically before starting any design. Designers are now looking to be a part of the initial research...
Regression Testing for OEMs and Service Providers
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Scaling can be at any level: enhancing operations, upgrading software, introducing new software in the present setup, and extending global reach, among others. Solutions such as regression make it possible to scale up to higher levels.
Blockchain
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A McKinsey survey on risk-management maturity of large companies found that only a dismal 5% of them had matured capabilities in managing cybersecurity risks. Because of digital transformation, these companies are even more vulnerable. Blockchain...
Accessibility Engineering
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Accessibility Engineering has a lot of myths around it due to which most companies tend to shy away from it. In this blog, we try to debunk these myths and show how accessibility makes complete business sense. Read this blog to know more.
Improving product support
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In Traditional Telecom Tech Product Support Model, customer complaints raised either by phone support lines or logging system or some other means are first analyzed by Enterprise Support Team. Adaptive software design and knowledge sharing can go a...
Transforming Product-Centric
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Large legacy product R&D organizations will have to transform in a non-disruptive way into a Service R&D organizations. This will need extensive collaboration and herein design thinking has a major role to play. Read this blog to find out....
Hyper Personalization
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Over the years, the focus on standardization through mass manufacturing has shifted to personalization through automation and smart manufacturing. 
Bits & Bytes
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Feb 01, 2017

Bits & Bytes of Self-Driving Car

Magesh Srinivasan Global Head – Connected Cars & A.I.

‘Autonomous Drive = Self Drive’ However, the key question is: will it ever be possible to have a car that drives itself? The key to success of self-drive cars, may not, fully lie with engineers. We have to also consider, deeply, social factors. This...
21st Century Enterprise
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Innovation has become a vital tool in this highly competitive world where success and survival is at stake for existing businesses and start-ups. This puts pressure on industry to strive for continual innovation. The Design Thinking is a mechanism...
Blockchain
1,490
A McKinsey survey on risk-management maturity of large companies found that only a dismal 5% of them had matured capabilities in managing cybersecurity risks. Because of digital transformation, these companies are even more vulnerable. Blockchain...
Smart Cities Can Improve The Quality Of Urban Life
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Jan 30, 2015

Smart Cities Can Improve The Quality Of Urban Life

GH Rao President - Engineering and R&D Services (ERS)

Integrating Devices and adopting technology planning in our Infrastructure will give rise to smart cities with a better quality life
Digital Twin
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Digital Twin is a very important concept for the manufacturing sector, which is being swept by a digitalization wave. Digital twin technology leverages big data analytics to empower the manufacture in meeting their performance KPIs in the VUCA world...
Lambda Expression
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Lambda expressions or Lambdas are, typically, a simpler way to pass function (behaviour) as an argument to another method or constructor. It is also called as Function Pointers or Function References.Lambdas were introduced in Java 8 and it was the...
Accessibility
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Accessibility focuses on reducing functional barriers for people with disabilities. It is critical to engineer solutions that facilitate access to information and communication. Digital technology and cognitive processing tools can be effectively...
Interactive User Manual Using AR Technology
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Aug 31, 2016

Interactive User Manual with AR Solutions

S. Karthika Interaction Designer

Generally , users get overawed when they are interacting or using a product for the first time due to poor visual affordance.Read how Augmented Reality can solve this problem with interative user manuals.

Partner Enabled Innovation in Healthcare
Partha Marella - Executive Vice President | October 25, 2017
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Healthcare, today, demands a system that can efficiently cure or manage multiple comorbidities in an individual, find novel ways of optimizing cost of care including self-help, remote patient engagement or home care. To top it all, the new regulations and outcome driven reimbursement mechanism is forcing the industry to look at multi-level care pathways, resulting in a shift from the product (device/drug) to the consumer.These changes had the effect of a shot of adrenaline and the Med Devices industry is racing to adapt newer ways to deliver care, measure patient outcomes and optimize cost structures.


Never suffer a pitfall, select the right execution framework
Puneet Sachdeva - Technical Architect | October 24, 2017
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Decision paralysis in terms of “what to do with the data?” is a major reason for the lack of experimentation in with data initiatives. It is like sitting and waiting on the side lines, while your competition is making the most of it. A bigger problem is when you know “what to do with the data?” but do not know which tools are available? Or which framework fits your use case? Read on to know how to choose the right execution framework.


Accessibility approach for IVI and IFE
Narayanan Dharmarajan - Group Project Manager | October 9, 2017
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This blog emphasizes the importance of Accessibility in In-Vehicle-Infotainment and In-Flight-Entertainment space, the current status of lack of accessibility in many systems, and how HCL with its focus on accessibility & how we can leverage our expertise in that we gained from many different engagements.