Bangkok (NNT/VNA) - The Thai Ministry of Digital Economy and Society is expediting five important projects after the government approved two-billion-baht budget to finance them with a focus on the expansion of high-speed Internet to remote areas. Minister of Digital Economy and Society Pichet Durongkaveroj said the five projects to be implemented under the 2.25-billion-baht budget include the fiber-optic Internet connectivity project in 3,196 schools and 812 local hospitals and health systems. The second project seeks to create an infrastructure for intelligent cities in the Eastern Economic Corridor and promote businesses that offer new services on the digital technology. The third project promotes digital startups through many activities and develops digital innovation to expand marketing opportunities for them. The fourth project is called “Coding Nation” whose objective is to develop a national online platform for the development of digital manpower. … [Read more...] about Thailand urgently implements five digital technology projects
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“The Bharatnet project was launched with an aim to connect each and every Gram Panchayat with high speed broadband. Under this program, over four lakh kilometers of Optical Fiber Cables (OFCs) have been laid in close to 1.5 lakh Gram Panchayats. The OFC has been connected and equipment has been installed in 1.35 lakh Gram Panchayats,” he said. … [Read more...] about Need for digital content in Indian languages, says Vice President Naidu
According to the source, “so, the NCC wants to clear any foreseeable bottlenecks before such a major licence round” President, Association of Telecoms Companies of Nigeria (ATCON), Mr. Lanre Ajayi, said that if the NCC does not have the frequencies, it would be difficult to assign what it doesn’t have, adding “it will be an advantage for the country if these spectrum bands are released by the appropriate authority for NCC to allocate to would-be applicants.” … [Read more...] about Is NBC holding back country’s digital dividends?
In a conversation with ETCFO, Christopher Juneau, Senior Vice President – Global Cloud Strategic Programs, SAP Concur, shares his insights on how CFOs can digitize business travel processes as cross-border collaboration grows between corporates. Edited Excerpts:Q: How can business travel be digitized?77% of business travellers in India are dissatisfied with the travel tours they use to book their travel. The reason is that they have constrained consumer-like experience Millennial and the young individuals who are travelling around India, they expect the same experience as a leisure traveller as they would do as a business traveller and organisations are still not providing that. So, we are saying that there are so many intersections of things – cloud, proliferation of mobile devices, and the personalisation that everyone expects, we call it “consumerisation of the enterprise” and they are demanding that. Now some of the CFOs are saying if I can use my personal … [Read more...] about CFOs should ensure there are no silos in digital transformation journey: Christopher Juneau, SAP Concur
In today’s digital world, chief financial officers (CFOs) have transcended their traditional roles to become enterprise-wide strategists, innovation and change leaders and proactive decision-makers while utilising technology to look at the bigger picture.New data management technologies are giving them access to real-time insights, allowing for better and more efficient decision-making. Leveraging these capabilities to extract insights can help elevate CFOs’ involvement in strategic investment choices and business partnering.So what are the competencies CFOs needs to master in this new age? Digital labour: Artificial Intelligence, Robotic Process Automation (RPA), Machine Learning and Cognitive Technology are transforming business and creating a new category of digital labour. A digital CFO should be able to optimise these opportunities. He should be able to utilise this intelligence revolution to help achieve unparalleled gains in efficiency and cost … [Read more...] about How chief financial officers are reskilling in the digital world
In 2011, Bose gave MIT majority of his company's stocks in the form of "non-voting shares whose dividends are used to support education and research". MIT in a statement said, the university does not participate in management or governance of Bose Corporation. … [Read more...] about Acoustics pioneer and founder of Bose Corporation dies at 83