Jayanta Kumar

Transmitting data-over-sound is about more than just smartphones

Transmitting data-over-sound is about more than just smartphones

Today’s sound technology landscape encompasses multiple ways of transmission of data between individuals and machines, not restricted to only fingerprint process (content-based audio identification), watermarking (modifying an ingenious piece of supply material by layering further data on high of it), and modulation/demodulation (audio knowledge encoding). Then after all, there’s voice recognition. But harnessing the medium of Continue reading Transmitting data-over-sound is about more than just smartphones

The age of now: focusing on the segment of one

The age of now: focusing on the segment of one

If there’s one thing today’s organisations can agree on, it’s that the world has changed. In the words of Tony Mooney, former Managing Director, Insight & Decision Science at Sky, “we are now living in a world that is volatile, uncertain, ambiguous and complex.” As the environment has evolved, so have our techniques for understanding, Continue reading The age of now: focusing on the segment of one

India driving digital transformation in the West

India driving digital transformation in the West

India’s GDP figures due out 31st August for the quarter are predicted to see a modest increase, with The World Bank  predicting growth to recover over the year 2017-2018 and gradually increase to 7.7% in 2019-2020. 70 years on from its independence, India is the fastest-growing large economy in the world, with its $150-billion information technology (IT) industry Continue reading India driving digital transformation in the West

Knowledge is power in the fight against cyber attacks

Knowledge is power in the fight against cyber attacks

The Institute of Information Security Professionals (IISP) has released the first IISP Knowledge Framework as part of its commitment to improve the levels of understanding and professionalism in the face of a growing tide of cybercrime and attacks. The new Framework expands on the established IISP Skills Framework and defines the knowledge that information security Continue reading Knowledge is power in the fight against cyber attacks

People vs technology: where should innovation come from?

People vs technology: where should innovation come from?

Today, most people lives in a profoundly work centred society. Work is the main source of income, and as such is the main way people meet their material needs. Engagement in paid work marks the passage to maturity that starts back when adults ask a child for the first time what they want to “be” Continue reading People vs technology: where should innovation come from?

Open source and proprietary software solutions: the key for an analytic project

Open source and proprietary software solutions: the key for an analytic project

In the world of data analysis it may be no coincidence that open source tools like the ‘R’ statistical computing language have blossomed as analytics and big data have matured together. Hadoop, Python… There seems to be a special kind of magic between the curious minds of data analysts (with a small ‘a’ – as Continue reading Open source and proprietary software solutions: the key for an analytic project

Making a business’s data cloud-ready

Making a business’s data cloud-ready

Before you decide whether to send your data to send into a public cloud environment, understand what it means and how sensitive it is. Thanks to modern classification technology, you can automate this process. So, you want to take advantage of the flexibility and potential cost savings that the cloud offers. A single slip can make Continue reading Making a business’s data cloud-ready