Kerala ropes in Cisco to build smart farming ecosystem

IANS-   Networking giant Cisco on Monday said it has signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with the Kerala State IT Mission (KSITM) to bring the benefits of digital technology and data science to the farming communities in the state. The first phase of this initiative will be rolled out in 15 Panchayats across Kannur […]

Spotlight on US-India biz at Berkeley Haas conference

The matters discussed included trade wars, IPR, red tape, privacy and innovation Ritu Jha More than 250 people, including academics, executives, entrepreneurs, researchers and students attended the third-US-India Conference, held September 7 at the Hass School of Business, UC Berkeley, California. The daylong conference built around the theme “A transforming India: tapping growth opportunities” discussed […]

Women to the fore

While recent efforts have improved the situation in tech, a lot still needs to be done, according to the industry   Ritu Jha   “MeToo has changed a lot of things at offices.” That was Shanthi Iyer, vice president, information technology, Cisco discussing the effect of recent efforts to curb sexual harassment in the workplace. She […]