Keynote Sessions Archive

Deconstructing the Cloud at NRC Noida Tech Series

Mr. Sunil Singh, Managing Director of Globallogic and the Chair, NRC Noida welcomed all participants, a full house at Radisson Blu. He said that running enterprises, and in fire fighting mode, it was always very difficult to take time out and talk as one engineer (read techie) to another. NRC Noida- initiated Tech Series, was a platform for doing just that. To put aside your daily worries, come in a relaxed frame of mind and join the geeky discussion. He briefly touched upon activities of the Regional Council driven by other Special Interest Groups (or SIGs) on HR, Infrastructure & Industry Academia. more

Insights from Nasscom Leadership Forum – global citizenship, the old, the new, cross-generation and nostalgia

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What brings delegates to NILF?

Three days of deliberations at NILF 2011. As I walked into the halls and looked at all those heads listening in rapt attention to the speakers, I thought, what is it that gets so many people to an event like this – what would their expectations be? Unlike the World Economic Forum, where you have heavy weights walking the corridors and delegates jumping on board to “be seen”  at the right place at the right time, NILF is more targeted at the software industry and does not have a snob value for people with a stiffer upper lip. So what bring the industry there? more

Reboot the CIO

Think for a moment about how this industry is changing. more

Don’t forget your vinegar

Another very interesting session was the one by Michael Rogers,  who is a “Futurist – in – Residence” at the New York Times. Rogers writes a column called the Practical Futurist in NYT and his area of interest is in understanding new technologies and their impact on human life. His theme for the talk was virtualization – where people worked and interacted remotely and about tools that enabled it.  He gave some cool examples of gadgets that we are quite familiar with and some that are not yet popular – smart phones is of course obvious.  Rogers talked about smart phones that could project a virtual keyboard on any flat surface and could also function as a pico projector. Clearly, smart phones are only getting smarter! more

Salutations! Live from Nasscom ILF 2011!