The Role of Geospatial Knowledge in E-Governance

The Role of Geospatial Knowledge in E-Governance

Having adopted model remote sensing and GIS technology for various development projects, India today recognizes that empowering its citizens and modernizing governance is imperative for future nation-building. With a population of more than 1.2 billion, spread over 3,290,000 km², India, is composed of more than 600,000 villages and 7000 cities which means that it features varied geography with a rapidly evolving complex social and economic character. Dealing with ways and methods to comprehend social and economic challenges, India as a democracy, aims to bring a good quality of life to all its citizens…continue reading →
Popularizing Spatial Technology Through Cloud-Based Platforms

Popularizing Spatial Technology Through Cloud-Based Platforms

One of the most dominant trends to have emerged regarding access to computing resources, cloud computing and cloud-based platforms, have been game-changers. When it comes to making platforms and features available on the web which can be accessed from various locations, they leave no need for expensive licenses or open-source for desktops. Even though some have considered GIS as a discipline to be a late adopter of the cloud, the convergence of GIS technology with cloud computing has had a profound impact on GIS professionals being able to leverage spatial applications as well…continue reading →
Maps Created Using Deep Tech For Autonomous Vehicles

Maps Created Using Deep Tech For Autonomous Vehicles

Given the dynamic nature of our world today, everything is in a state of constant evolution - especially when it comes to things that are tech-related. Quite habitual to cars that assist us in most aspects of driving, it is absolutely safe to say that a step forward in this evolutionary process is going to be the autonomous car. It is beyond doubt that autonomous driving vehicles are soon going to be a commercial reality. When you look at a basic yet really crucial aspect for unlocking the full potential of autonomous vehicles,…continue reading →
Location Intelligence for Supply Chain Optimization

Location Intelligence for Supply Chain Optimization

Global supply chain today is incredibly complex, with plenty of opportunities for things to go awry. One of the predominant issues with vast, international networks is the delays that are faced in sourcing, manufacturing, handover and transport of raw materials, finished goods, etc. Supply chain managers, need to maintain a delicate balancing act which means they need to optimise the supply chain and reduce delays, all the while keeping the cost down as well. With the advent of evolving technology, the demand for smarter products has continued to grow, which also means that…continue reading →
Use of Spatial Technology on Managing Containment Zones During COVID-19

Use of Spatial Technology on Managing Containment Zones During COVID-19

Ashish Raj, Chief Operating Officer, Transerve writes on technology-enabled solutions to operationalize smooth response to Covid-19 by authorities.  The economic machinery brought to a standstill by COVID-19 - seeking to curb the impact of the pandemic, yet to revive the economy, India is now approaching a staggering lockdown exit situation. As optimal management of containment zones becomes crucial, a plethora of challenges need to be overcome by the government in order to avoid flare-up in incidences of the disease thus forcing another complete lockdown. The hindrances lie mainly in:• Tracking the movement of…continue reading →
Opinion: Govt opening up to SaaS solutions will bring agility in India’s public sector

Opinion: Govt opening up to SaaS solutions will bring agility in India’s public sector

One of the best ways of restructuring the IT function within the public structure is by warming up to software delivery models such as Software as a Service (SaaS) Government agencies in India are in various developmental stages and are always on the lookout for new ways to improve upon their service provisioning — while also reducing their costs so that they do not exceed their allocated budget. As has always been argued, there is a pressing need for restructuring within the public sector in terms of processes, in order to enhance efficacy…continue reading →