Author: Pradipta Roy

Economic Liberalisation of India Paved the way for its Growth

In this article, Pradipta talks about India’s liberalisation, its benefits to the country and people. The opening up of the India’s economy brought about a paradigm shift. The reforms did away with the License Raj, reduced tariffs and interest rates and ended many public monopolies, allowing automatic approval of Foreign Direct Investments in many sectors. The author revisits the […]

Technological Advances in Medical and Healthcare Industry Ensure our Longevity

In this article Pradipta talks about some of the technological advances in the medical and health care industry, which have revolutionised how doctors, nurses and hospitals take care of patients. The author also takes a look in the emerging trends in this sector and what the future holds for us, in the weekly column, exclusively for Different Truths. […]

What is Disruptive and Sustaining Technology?

Technology has two categories, disruptive and sustaining. These terms were coined by Clayton M. Christensen of the Harvard Business School, in his 1997 best-selling book. Pradipta explains the differences between these two categories lucidly, in this article, exclusively for Different Truths. Harvard Business School professor Clayton M. Christensen coined the term disruptive technology. In his 1997 best-selling book, The […]

Challenges of Analyzing the Huge Amount of Data these Days

In the maddening crowd of worldwide computing, our growing dependence on huge data bases keep on increasing. In the world wide web, every second, we are generating and analysing humongous data. The data generated is useful for various purposes across organisations, companies, institutions, agencies, etc. Pradipta helps us understand some of the ways that huge data is being used for common human […]