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Platforms using technology for ease of operations

DECCAN CHRONICLE
Published May 11, 2019, 11:06 am IST
Updated May 14, 2019, 3:53 pm IST
This National Technology Day, here are six platforms that have made operations easier by deploying the technology.
Companies have revolutionised sectors with their tech support and offerings and have created ease in operations for many firms and for themselves.  (Photo: Pixabay)
 Companies have revolutionised sectors with their tech support and offerings and have created ease in operations for many firms and for themselves. (Photo: Pixabay)

The rapid development of technologies worldwide and its pervasiveness in everyday life has changed a number of things, be it from the way education is imparted, businesses are done or something as minimal as renting out a home. With the advent of new technologies companies from various sectors like Education, HR, Corporate etc have emerged as the leaders in their own space post the tech advancement. These companies have revolutionised sectors with their tech support and offerings and have created ease in operations for many firms and for themselves.

This National Technology Day, here are six platforms that have made operations easier by deploying the technology:

 

Udacity for Reskilling

It is a Silicon Valley-based lifelong learning platform that creates Nanodegrees to prepare today's workforce for the "Jobs of Tomorrow." It co-creates the nano degree with technology innovators like AT&T, Google, Facebook, Mercedes-Benz and NVIDIA. With an aim to bridge the gap between real-world skills, relevant education, and employment they train companies from different sectors in new age technologies which indirectly help them in ease of operations.

Mettl for Assessments

It is an assessment and skill-measurement company in India, offering innovative technologies for recruitment, talent management and technology solutions in various sectors. By using technology like AI, they provide assessment to companies through psychometric test, gamification, simulation, remote proctoring, and so on for companies to identify core competencies of an employee and assess them. Through these technologies, they help companies in their hiring process and build the best team.

Shiprocket for Logistics

Shiprocket: Incepted in 2016, Shiprocket is a data-driven logistics aggregation platform which drives efficiency in India’s eCommerce logistics by connecting online retailers with logistics providers along the supply chain to enable end-to-end solutions. The company envisions collaboratively connecting online retailers, logistics companies and consumers in a seamless platform to create delightful shipping experiences for everyone. The company’s core goal is to power the largest number of shipping transactions in the direct to consumer ecommerce space in India. It has the largest network reach in India with 26,000 pin codes available for pickups, deliveries and COD. Shiprocket’s CORE (courier recommendation engine) is the first of its kind and optimizes courier selection on more than 10 variables including shipment weight, pickup and delivery performance, RTO performance, mode and cost and is able to automatically select the most appropriate courier partner and mode for each seller’s shipment that’s processed on the platform. 
Skillsoft for Corporate Learning

Skillsoft is a front-runner in corporate learning, delivering beautiful technology and engaging content that drives business impact for modern enterprises. Skillsoft comprises three award-winning systems that support learning, performance and success: Skillsoft learning content, the Percipio intelligent learning experience platform and the SumTotal suite for Human Capital Management.
Skillsoft provides a comprehensive selection of cloud-based corporate learning content, including courses, videos, books and other resources on Business and Management Skills, Leadership Development, Digital Transformation, Technology and Developer, Productivity and Collaboration Tools and Compliance. Skillsoft is trusted by thousands of the world's leading organizations, including 65 percent of the Fortune 500. 

Adda 247 for Government Examination

Adda 247 is one of the largest education-technology companies in India, focused on helping every student access quality education and training to become capable of cracking the most intensive competitive examinations such as SBI PO, SBI Clerk, IBPS PO, IBPS Clerk, IBPS RRB etc. The mobile app, which currently holds the position of being the second largest Ed-tech platform in terms of paid users, has been focusing on the growth and proper training of the brightest minds in the country. The company’s focus on leveraging an integrated cross-channel approach has helped Adda 247 emerge as the largest online player in the ed-tech segment and cement its position among the top 5 educational apps in India.

Spice Money for Financial Inclusion 

Spice Money is a tech-enabled hyper-local payments player offering cash-in & cash-out, Spice mini ATM, bill payments, airtime recharge and mPoS services. With a deep presence in ‘Bharat’, they have dense footprints in BIMARU region, comprising the states of Bihar, Jharkhand, Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan, Chhattisgarh & Uttar Pradesh; accounting for 50% of India’s population. Spice Money through its latest technology and wide network of Spicemoney agent; is bridging the gaps in access to various financial services for the masses across the length and breadth of India. 

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