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5 ways digital is transforming charities

“If you think that change is difficult, try irrelevance.”<p>This is the stark warning for charities from Karl Wilding of the National Council for …

Domestic Violence

Connected Cognitive Mobility Advances Equality at Work and Home

Women are inherently multi-taskers. We know what we need to get done, and we need to get everything done RIGHT NOW. That’s why the connected home is …

Motherhood

Why tech skills are the fuel of the fourth industrial revolution

<i>Based on a blog published on the Huffington Post in August 2016</i><p>At this week’s annual meeting of the World Economic Forum, the fourth industrial …

Artificial Intelligence

Harnessing digital technology to tackle bedwetting in children

A condition familiar to many weary parents, bedwetting, or nocturnal enuresis, affects around 15-20% of children aged five years old1, 10% of seven …

Three ways analytics can improve diversity in the workplace

<i>This article was co-authored by Krishnan Rajagopalan, Zachary Shen, and Brad Warga.</i><p>Ready or not, a technological revolution is coming to human …

Social Media

Digital means Inclusion

Given the changes and dynamics shaping our world in 2017, the theme of this year’s World Economic Forum Annual Meeting – <i>Responsive and Responsible</i> …

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Intelligent water? It’s how smart cities can avoid wasting a precious resource

In July 2009, unnoticed by all but a handful of people, the world passed an extraordinary milestone. For the first time in human history, more people …

Smart Cities

We must help the next generation thrive in this digital era

The impact of the world’s technological revolution has been unprecedented. In my lifetime alone, I have witnessed the first moon landing, the first …

The skills you need to succeed in the digital economy, and how to get them

MobiStation, Worldreader and BRCK are all fantastic examples of technology as a force for good, educating and preparing the workforce of tomorrow. …

Innovation

How technology is helping save our oceans

Humanity’s relationship with the ocean can be summed up in two words: exploration and exploitation. Together, these forces are driving a sea change …

Conservation

Perfecting the art and science of wellbeing

If you are into running then you may have noticed the TCS name. We have taken up a leading role in globally supporting key running events such as TCS …

Self-improvement

Tackling eating disorders and drug addiction? There's an app for that

It is already a well-worn 21st Century cliché: the young tech entrepreneur who, while still at university, invents a new app, sells it to an internet …

This software teaches adults to read and write, in just a few weeks

One in every seven adults worldwide is illiterate. That’s more than 750 million people who struggle with reading and writing. As well as the damage …

Education

2 billion people around the world still don't have a bank account. But the number is falling fast

The numbers are quite simply staggering both in terms of the challenge and the size of the potential reward. Around the world there are 2 billion …

What happens to the charity collection tin in a cashless society? This.

More and more of us are carrying less and less cash. So much so that increasingly, when we see a charity collector, pat our pockets apologetically …

The world is ageing. Smart homes will keep us independent for longer

Aw Wah Peng has been living alone ever since his wife died in 2008. And he likes it that way.<p>Although he has grown distant from his son and only …

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We need more women working in STEM. A million mentors will help

Women now make up half the workforce in many advanced economies, and are often earning more university degrees. Yet in the world of science and …

Technology has no gender. So why do so few girls choose careers in IT?

As a woman, I’ve been troubled for some time now about the role of technology in society. It’s clear that our lives are touched by technology …

High School

Saving the endangered one-horned rhino, one drone at a time

As night falls over Kaziranga National Park in India’s Assam state, some of the world’s most endangered animals begin to stir. Some prepare to hunt, …

Wildlife

Connecting farmers is boosting yields and helping to protect the planet

“When I was a child, my father used to take me to the fields and explain to me everything he knew about farming. He knew a lot of things, but his …

Farming

Digital skills: The key to helping the world's disadvantaged youth

“I had never touched a computer before this,” says Asanda Ntoyi, a year 11 student busily typing away on a PC keyboard as she talks. The 16-year-old …

World Economic Forum

We are living through a unique period in history. This is why

When we look around us, we see a world in which digital is now woven into the fabric of our lives. Where convergence of paradigm shifts is now the …

Tata Consultancy Services

Technology and the future of work - what do young people think?

I recently had the opportunity to profile our company, TCS at the AIESEC YouthSpeak Forum at the Haaga-Helia University of Applied Sciences in …

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How digital is transforming learning

A decade ago, terms such as user interface designer, social media manager, app developer, and even companies such as Uber, Twitter, and Dropbox were …

Social media: Far more than just a source of entertainment

For many of us who have been in employment for a number of years, the experience of job searching as a young candidate would have been a laborious …

Social Media

Social media is making young people more entrepreneurial than ever

In his seminal book <i>Innovation and Entrepreneurship,</i> Peter Drucker said that “entrepreneurship, then, is behavior rather than personality trait.” That …

This online hub shows young people how digital skills can help them in their careers

As part of TCS’ national <i>IT Futures</i> programme, we partner with MyKindaFuture to give young people a better idea of how digital skills can help them in …

Will technology help create a sustainable world?

The Spark Salon, a Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) initiative created to showcase innovative and thought provoking new perspectives on the role of …

Innovation