Monday, September 25, 2017

MSMEs Exports through online retail platform: Policy Challenges

The Indian economy has consistently been showing the signs of growth, with the average GDP growth rate at 7.5% in the year 2015-16. The...

Maharashtra goes heavy on technology

Maharashtra Finance Minister, Sudhir Mungantiwar, presented the state’s budget for 2017-18 with an emphasis on the need for bringing transparency to governance. He stated...

Broadband – What’s the plan?

Assessing the way forward for growth of broadband internet in a compulsively digitized economy Last month the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI), conducted a...

Understanding the nuances of Net Neutrality

Picture Source: savetheinternet.com A specter is haunting Indian telecom- specter of ‘Net Neutrality’. All the powers of law and finance are trying to come out...

To share personal data or not? It’s time India came clean...

While the idea of ‘celebrating’ the International Privacy Day on January 28 is fairly new to India, the public discourse around data privacy almost...

Is Technology Disrupting Healthcare to Solve Chronic Challenges?

Globally, pharmaceutical and healthcare industries are facing tremendous challenges like high cost, low access, little price transparency, weak R&D pipeline, questionable Fixed Dose Combinations,...

A Case for a Universal Collaboration System for the Government

The corner stone of the Digital India program is to make Government services more easily accessible to the ordinary citizens. The objective is to...

Is India getting ready for smart living via IoT?

Last year in September when a couple of hackers wirelessly controlled a Cherokee Jeep, they demonstrated how the ‘connected’ world we live in today...

Either share or delete

In early 2014 when messaging application WhatsApp was taken over by social networking giant Facebook, the question was not if WhatsApp will share user...

Can the digital economy deliver on its promise?

The proposition that the digital economy is going to deliver development, prosperity and growth has become almost conventional wisdom among policy makers, economists, and...