From the Editor's Desk One of the key business opportunities that will open up in the next decade are services to help big companies use Artificial Intelligence to improve operations. Some of the cutting edge AI work is being done at companies like Google and Facebook. While they figure out how to get automated cars and chat-enabled commerce to work, there are AI led improvement opportunities in virtually every industry. Artificial Intelligence will help reduce inefficiencies and improve customer satisfaction in sectors ranging from power to telecom to retail, but these companies will need external help to do this. Who will take the lead in helping firms figure this out? Infosys, Wipro, TCS, Cognizant, are you listening? - Comment
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Opportunities galore in India job market: Korn Ferry Hay Group Confident about continuing growth opportunities for the Indian job market, US-based consultant giant Korn Ferry Hay Group feels the outsourcing story is no more about cheap labour and the key drivers going forward will be value addition and technology.
For a level playing field in 4G telecom Policy and regulation in Indian telecom have evolved in response to competition in the business and its articulation in the equally competitive polity. The regulatory framework needs to evolve further, at this juncture, on the...
Bright future for Indian mass media For decades, the voice of the Indian broadcasting sector was the All India Radio (AIR) station (now Akashvani or Voice from the sky) and public television station Doordarshan, which disseminated news and other information in the vast nation.
Adcock Ingram in pact for strategic sale of Indian operation : Report Author: Ritika Singh, Category: Mergers & Acquisitions, Industry: Healthcare, Title: South African Adcock Ingram sold its drug marketing, sale business to Samara Capital , Snippet: South African drug maker Adcock Ingram Holdings Ltd sold its drug marketing and sale business to India-focused private equity company Samara Capital Partners Fund II Ltd, for about Rs.151 crore. The deal saw exit of Adcock Ingram from its pharmaceutical operations in India. Founded in 2006, by Sumeet Narang, a former Citigroup India executive, Samara Capital portfolio from the healthcare segment has Mumbai-based medical consumables maker Lotus Surgical Specialties Pvt Ltd, and Guardian Lifecare based in Gurgaon. Adcock Ingram Healthcare Pvt. Ltd, in India was fully possessed by Adcock through its subsidiaries. A division of it is also involve in transactional back office support service in the segment of regulatory services. The regulatory services trade would not be included in the deal as it would be isolated from Adcock Healthcare. Adcock Healthcare ensured net assets of Rs.31 crore, besides reporting a net profit of Rs.92 lakh in the past 6-months period ended on Dec 31, 2015. Adcock Ingram is active in 3 hubs in sub-Saharan Africa, West Africa (Ghana), East Africa (Kenya) and Southern Africa (Zimbabwe). , Date: 9 April 2016, Associated Entity Handles: ,Tags: Adcock Ingram Healthcare Private Limited,Ingram Holdings Ltd,Samara Capital Partners Fund II,sold out