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Microsoft Launches AI Upskill Programme for Indian Developers

Microsoft Launches AI Upskill Programme for Indian Developers

5-day program to be addressed by data scientists and tech leaders from Microsoft, Flipkart, Reliance Jio and InMobi Microsoft has launched a specially curated online Artificial Intelligence (AI) program aimed at enabling the developer community and workforces across organizations across India to harness the power of AI. To be held from May 27- May 31

IIT Roorkee Deployed ERP Technology Across All Its Campuses

The very first for any IIT campus in India, IIT Roorkee announced a formal “Go Live” for the implementation of its Wave-I of the ADVAITA IIT Roorkee ERP Technology deployment. The announcement for operationalization of the SAP Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) project was made at an “ADVAITA: IIT Roorkee ERP Project Go-Live” event held at

NEC and the University of Tokyo allied for strengthening innovation

NEC Corporation and the University of Tokyo announced the commencement of a comprehensive industry-academia alliance for strengthening innovation in Japan. This alliance differs from others in that it has been created under an organization-to-organization agreement to promote comprehensive collaboration, including the sharing of visions and issues from the fundamental research phase to the commercialization of

NASSCOM launches TechNgage

The NASSCOM IT Services Council (NITSC) has announced the launch of TechNgage, an annual initiative to enhance technology skills available within the country by providing a platform to recognize highly skilled people. The TechNgage program has a three-year roadmap and the first year will focus on Celebrating Technologists. To kick-start TechNgage, NITSC plans to conduct

NSF invests $5M-plus in big data hubs

The National Science Foundation(NSF) announced Monday that it is awarding a handful of universities more than $5 million to establish four regional hubs devoted to furthering the ability of organizations in fields ranging from agriculture to healthcare to make better use of big data. The awards are the next step in advancing the National Big

SAP launches institute for digital government

SAP has launched the SAP Institute for Digital Government alongside five other foundation partners – the Australian Catholic University, Australian National University, European Social Network, International Social Security Association and National Disability Insurance Agency. The institute was established to spur public sector innovation. In collaboration with government agencies, universities and partner organisations, the institute will

Microsoft to educate students on environment conservation

Waste Warriors, a local NGO, launched an environmental education programme in partnership with Microsoft India. The programme, called ‘Create to Inspire,’ has been designed to give teachers new strategies to engage students in activities related to sustainable consumption and lifestyle. The programme is being launched in eight cities across the country this month.A total of

Oracle introduces cloud platform for higher education institutes

The higher education system in India is facing an unprecedented transformation, driven by economic and demographic change. Experts believe by 2020, India will be the third largest economy. Currently, more than 50 percent of India’s population is under 25 years old. But as opposed to developed countries, where the percentage of skilled workforce is between