Tag: artificial intelligence

Vernacular.ai is gearing up to expand, double workforce

Four years ago, Vernacular.ai was established by two graduates from IIT-Roorkee. This AI-driven voice engine aims to improve customer experience, as it is equipped...

Microsoft-Nasscom tie up to skill 10 lakh students in AI

Microsoft and Nasscom Future Skills have collaborated to roll out an initiative that will equip about 10 lakh students with skills in artificial intelligence...

It pays to learn AI at OLX India

Under the flagship programme of the company, called ‘AI Accelerator’, all employees at OLX India have been given quarterly targets to learn different aspects...

‘Microsoft co-sell ready partner’ status for Zwayam

Zwayam, the recruitment startup, has achieved ‘Microsoft co-sell ready partner’ status. The hiring startup, driven by artificial intelligence (AI), provides a SaaS platform for...

Intel and CBSE collaborate to prepare students for AI

To prepare the students of today for the AI-future of tomorrow, CBSE has signed an MoU with Intel India to impart artificial intelligence (AI)...

Wipro to promote 5000 employees by December

Wipro has not only been giving good salary increments to people possessing digital skills, but has also revealed plans to promote about 5000 of...

Robots giving a hard time to Walmart employees

Walmart, America’s multinational retail company and also amongst its largest private employers, has introduced robots in its stores to carry out repetitive and un-productive...

AI will cause two-fold increase in employee productivity in India by...

A report by Microsoft reveals that in two years, India will witness a two times increase in employee productivity due to businesses adopting artificial...

“Learning experience and aggregation platforms will grow bigger; lead to true...

  New technology will change learning in 2019 Digital technology in the learning space has been on a growth path and will progress further in the...

Siemens to acquire Comfy

The smart automation app allows employees to take control of the environment — adjust lighting, book available rooms and desks, and share immediate feedback with teams.

AI helps HR to be more human, not less

AI and BOTs are here to ease the workload of humans and not to steal their jobs.

Now technology to take care of ‘ghosting’

AI and big data analytics offer a solution to this phenomenon that causes loss of projects and wastage of man-hours.

How Tech Mahindra’s digital transformation journey gets a boost

Facial recognition attendance system, gamification of values and culture, and ‘Dext’ are additions to its digital journey to enhance employee experience.

Google’s AI technology, a threat to call-centre jobs

Google partners with Cisco and Genesys to build artificial intelligence (AI) technology that will replace some of the work in call centres.

Aditya Birla Capital gets a ‘Jinie’: India’s first AI based smart...

Hear out directly from The company’s head HR ops and shared services, Suresh Mani on how PeopleStrong’s alt with its AI driven Alt Messenger & Jinie, India’s first HR ChatBOT, helped the company overcome the challenge in a cost effective way and also standardised employee experiences.

Now, an AI that can take on the HR’s job

Marcel, designed with people-first benefits and experiences in mind, will keep Publicis Groupe’s 80,000 employees connected to one.

Only 12% companies in India ready for automation shifts: Survey

Not many companies believe that their HR functions are fully prepared for the changing requirements of automation

AI is all over, but where’s the talent?

Artificial intelligence will create more jobs than steal them, but the top challenge, however, will be a shortage of requisite talent to drive AI adoption. 

How mobile and AI are redefining learning

Here is how mobile and AI ensure simplified, need-based, on the go and more impactful learning than conventional learning-delivery mechanisms.

6 key job profiles in the era of digitisation

People are at the centre of all digitisation-related processes and it is the HR and talent acquisition specialists who drive the digitalisation goal

Meet Vera, the new AI-powered recruiter in town

She is powered by artificial intelligence and can scan resumes, make calls, send e-mails and also conduct video interviews.

Samsung India gets BITS Pilani to upskill employees at its R&D...

Signs MoU with the engineering institute for skill enhancement related to areas, such as artificial intelligence and machine learning.

AI as a sourcing tool generates better quality candidates

AI has emerged as a great talent acquisition tool helping talent-acquisition professionals with tangible insights, not simply industry rules of thumb or anecdotal stories about similar searches.

Top 4 trends in hiring in 2018

Across the globe, 78 per cent companies prioritise diversity to improve company culture, 62 per cent do so to boost financial performance and 49 per cent to better represent customers.

AI will allow hyper-customisation of trainings: Jonathan Vehar

Jonathan Vehar, global VP-products, Dale Carnegie & Associates was in town. Vehar has worked with organisations to develop leadership and innovation solutions necessary for growth. He is considered to be an innovation thought leader. In an exclusive interview with Lipi Agrawal of HRKatha, he, along with his colleague Pallavi Jha, chairperson & managing director - ?Dale Carnegie Training India, share the future of training and the role technology will play in making training a measurable exercise. Excerpts…

Key technologies that HR leaders shouldn’t miss

PaaS extensions, robotic process automation, predictive analysis and artificial intelligence will help HR ensure a great workplace experience in the future - PwC.

IT Ministry to skill people in artificial intelligence and blockchain

NIELIT to rework on its structure to fulfill the growing challenges in the IT field.

Unique bots and apps making HR faster and smarter

Some HR apps and bots that have the power to provide HR an edge over various tasks that they do and how they do it

OLX launched its ‘Code and The Curious’ hackathon to hire experts...

The hackathon helps find the best coding talent, who is a pro in new and disruptive technologies in Machine learning, AI and Data Science

Recruitment goes smarter with Steller Software Technologies’ Param.ai

The platform is powered by analytics and artificial intelligence, which integrates seamlessly with a company’s applicant tracking system.

A functioning mind: the only requirement for employment in future

Tesla founder, Elon Musk, predicts that MMI will allow humans to lease their mind hours with low-cost training and patterns fed into the human brains.

GE cuts jobs in Niskayuna, NY; brings in robots and AI

The layoffs happen at a time when the company is focussing and investing heavily on software, robotics and AI.

Five ways AI impacts the workforce

One in seven HR leaders agree that automation/artificial intelligence is already impacting their workforce plans.

Workplace disruption: How collaborative can robots and humans get?

The time has already come for robots and humans to work together as a team — collaboratively producing significant results. 

Incognito hiring: How AI & VR enables bias-free decisions

Organisations are now leveraging platforms that ensure the hiring process is devoid of any recruiter biases.

2017 HR Trends: Can artificial intelligence replace emotional intelligence?

Technology can reduce efforts to build and mine out data for a variety of reports, but can it help in informed decision making.

Hitachi to launch AI-based wearable device to enhance employee happiness

The company began the month-long trial of this device on June 27 where in 600 members of Hitachi sales team were made to wear the product.

Accenture launches IA platform myWizard

The platform will help organisations increase productivity by 60 per cent.

How intelligent automation is reinventing the workplace

Organisations are ready to hire new set of recruits – not the millennials or Gen Z – it’s the smart machines and artificial intelligence. The new workplace will see humans and intelligent machines working in tandem.

Major job-market transformation in five years: World Economic Forum

New skillsets will be required to thrive in the new landscape, attributed to new fields, such as artificial intelligence, machine-learning, robotics, nanotechnology, 3-D printing, genetics and biotechnology.

Ten key skills required in an age of digital transformation

As a growing number of organisations integrate digital technologies into all aspects of their business, digital transformation has come to be regarded as the...

Time for the ‘optimism tonic’

Will I still be employed at the end of the year? Will my children be able to attend school anytime soon? What if there...


Harley-Davidson to quit Indian market for good

With sales dipping drastically, Harley-Davidson has decided to wind up all manufacturing and sales operations in India. The American motorcycle brand’s recent restructuring plan,...

Steve Correa’s ‘The Indian Boss at Work’ set to inspire readers

Steve Correa’s latest book, The Indian Boss at Work, is available online for those seeking to journey into the kaleidoscope of Indian business and...

Labour Codes 2020: Unorganised workers to be more socially secure

While the size of the gig economy may seem small compared to the traditional economy, it is rapidly growing. Given the fact that workers...

Nationwide strike by trade unions today against labour law changes

India’s 10 central trade unions will be on a nationwide strike today, September 23, against the three labour codes, which they feel go against...


Binding multi-faceted employees with Titan Values

Titan has different sets of employees for different functions and verticals, ranging from the shopfloor to the retail stores. How do you bring in...

The right people policy for startups – Madan Nagaldinne

You happen to have worked mostly with large organisations. How different is it working for a startup now? When you have worked for big...

“Archaic HR processes force millennials to switch jobs often,” Niti Khosla, lead people analytics...

Friendly and jolly Niti Khosla, lead-people analytics and business impact, Novartis International, is a true HR leader with the ability to understand people and...