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New technological convergence to redefine the future of work

It opens doors to more people to pursue work, says Dell-IFTF report Technological convergence will transform existing job profiles and responsibilities and give rise to new roles in the next decade, according to experts. They foresee such a transformation due to the increased focus on four emerging technologies —- artificial intelligence (AI), extended reality, multi-modal interface and secure distributed ledgers. ... Read More »

We are looking beyond aluminium to create a company of the future: Nalco Chairman

National Aluminium Company Ltd (Nalco) is taking steps to secure a future beyond aluminium. In an interview to ET, the company’s chairman, TK Chand, said a special business vertical has been created to look for lithium reserves that the company can acquire. NalcoNSE 1.28 % is also venturing into production of high-end alloys for space vehicles and electric cars and will take up merchant ... Read More »

Game of the future

On 15 June, the ballroom at St Regis hotel, Mumbai, transformed into a gaming room. Titled Game Of Tomorrow, this experiential simulation game brought art out of the traditional gallery space into the realm of finance and investment. In a first of sorts, one saw artists curating a game and performance art piece for a finance conference, FutureBets, hosted by Ashika ... Read More »

Explore five holidays of the future

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Azim Premji, the compassionate capitalist who nurtured future leaders and new crop of entrepreneurs

There are many sides to Azim Premji, the second richest man in India. Of course, it includes integrity, philanthropy and intense passion when it comes to work that he is well known for. On the other hand is the less known side of him – one that nurtures talent. There are many entrepreneurs and leaders he nurtured purely by being ... Read More »

Future Of Medicine – Powered By Cloud

As the name suggests, with the help of this cloud technology a patient just needs to share the health concerns with the technology system and if need be, health insurance details as well. On receiving these details, a physician will contact you in real-time and share prescriptions. You can order medicines online, pay online as well,and receive the medicines at ... Read More »

The 10 Vital Skills You Will Need For The Future Of Work

Since we’re in the midst of the transformative impact of the Fourth Industrial Revolution, the time is now to start preparing for the future of work. Even just five years from now, more than one-third of the skills we believe are essential for today’s workforce will have changed according to the Future of Jobs Report from the World Economic Forum. Fast-paced technological innovations mean that most of us ... Read More »

Walmart’s Latest ‘Lab’ Showcases The Future Of Retail

Global retail giant Walmart has set up an intelligent retail lab in one of its 50,000 square feet store in Levittown, New York. With artificial intelligence-enabled cameras, interactive displays and a massive data center, this store, according to the company, is a sneak peak into the future of retail. Walmart’s Intelligent Retail Lab (IRL) is a portfolio company of Walmart’s tech incubator Store ... Read More »

Future Retail raises ₹2,000 crore through issue of warrants to promoter entity

NEW DELHI: Future Retail Tuesday said it has raised nearly₹2,000 crore through issue of warrants to its promoter group entity on a preferential basis. “The committee of directors of the company has inter-alia considered and allotted 3,96,03,960 equity warrants at a price of ₹505 per warrant, each convertible into or exchangeable for one equity share of face value of ₹2 each…to Future Coupons ... Read More »

View: Future of democracy is literally in India’s hands

. “On or about December 1910, human character changed,” the English novelist Virginia Woolf once wrote. It’s no exaggeration to say that human character in India changed equally dramatically between 2014 and 2019 as the number of active smartphones in the country quadrupled from 100 million to 400 million. Woolf, like many of her contemporaries in the early 20th century, was interested ... Read More »