Pegasystems | July 28, 2022
Pegasystems Inc., the low-code platform provider that builds agility into the world's leading organizations, today announced Pega Launchpad™ – a new cloud-based, low-code application development platform that will empower anyone to quickly build and launch B2B Software as a Service (SaaS) applications for commercialization. Pega Launchpad combines enterprise-grade workflow automation capabilities with features that make it easy for software providers to develop and scale new B2B SaaS applications.
Increasingly, companies with deep business knowledge are also becoming technology providers wanting to rapidly deliver subscription B2B software applications. But in today's highly competitive SaaS landscape, engineering talent is scarce, designing scalable applications is complex, buyer expectations are high, and speed is critical. Pega Launchpad is purpose-built to address these unique challenges with a complete application development platform that will offer:
Visual low-code development for creating powerful solutions: With the ability to help quickly capture workflows, application providers can go from a new idea to recurring revenue with powerful apps they can sell to subscribers.
Controllable support for subscriber customizations: Application providers will be able to define and control the configuration options their customers can use to personalize their new subscription.
Full visibility and control across apps, subscribers, and users: An easy-to-use administration portal helps providers monitor and manage their applications, subscribers, and users from a central dashboard.
Enterprise-grade applications architected for agility: New applications can be built by reusing existing software, helping developers to easily create new solutions to meet new market opportunities while addressing changing customer needs without needing to rewrite apps from scratch.
A scalable, secure, multi-tenant cloud-native platform: Pega manages the cloud that runs Pega Launchpad and the applications built on it – from infrastructure and provisioning to scaling and performance – so providers can focus on their subscribers.
Based on decades of experience delivering a low-code platform for AI-powered decisioning and workflow automation, Pega Launchpad is the latest deliverable of Project fnx – an extensive Pega architectural evolution initiative that has unlocked tremendous value for Pega's clients. These advances include modern, React-based front ends, Pega Cloud services on Google Cloud Platform, and the ability to weave business processes, case management, and workflow across systems with Pega Process Fabric.
"During our many years of providing low-code solutions, we have heard from many organizations who want to launch their own workflow-based services into the market. "Pega Launchpad will provide tools and infrastructure specifically designed to help them quickly create and deliver new solutions. This represents a compelling opportunity for application providers to create solutions while giving Pega new routes to market with an expanded third-party ecosystem."
Alan Trefler, founder and CEO, Pega
Pega provides a powerful low-code platform that builds agility into the world's leading organizations so they can adapt to change. Clients use our AI-powered decisioning and workflow automation to solve their most pressing business challenges – from personalizing engagement to automating service to streamlining operations. Since 1983, we've built our scalable and flexible architecture so people can meet today's customer demands while continuously transforming for tomorrow.
Deloitte | June 01, 2022
Deloitte and IIT Roorkee have formed a strategic partnership to conduct rigorous, immersive artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) programs aimed at developing the next generation workforce. This partnership intends to change the way businesses and universities collaborate to close the AI talent gap and develop future leaders with advanced AI skills. In addition, this collaboration can provide Indian talent with industry-relevant capabilities in new-age tools and create a blueprint for AI's future.
Deloitte's partnership with IIT Roorkee aligns with the Indian government's "Digital India" goal, which aims to create a digitally empowered society and knowledge economy. AI proficiency will be critical in addressing current, emerging, and future employment opportunities, as well as in helping to make the workforce market-ready, given India's large pool of tech-savvy talent, robust technology ecosystem, proliferating opportunities requiring digital skills in all fields, and growing innovation-led entrepreneurship.
"We at Deloitte are committed to developing new talent with the right skill sets to deliver on the benefits of AI for business and all of society. As we look to facilitate our clients' journeys to becoming AI-fueled organizations, our collaboration with IIT Roorkee will educate future business leaders, instilling AI proficiency designed to broaden the pool of business-ready, AI talent."
Jason Girzadas, managing principal, businesses, global and strategic services, Deloitte Consulting LLP
The Indian Institute of Technology, Roorkee, is one of the most prestigious institutes for higher technological education, engineering, and applied research in the country. The Institute, which is celebrating its 175th anniversary, has played a critical role in disseminating technical knowledge and the pursuit of research. The Institute is one of the world's best technological institutions, contributing to all aspects of technological growth. In the domains of science, technology, and engineering, it is regarded as a trailblazer in terms of teaching and research.
"The Deloitte AI Academy's collaboration with IIT Roorkee brings together in-depth business knowledge, mastery of technology and the rigor of academics to provide practitioners with an immersive learning experience that will accelerate their careers and help them thrive in the increasingly dynamic AI market," said Nitin Mittal, principal, U.S. AI leader, Deloitte Consulting LLP and Vishal Sharma, president and national managing director, Deloitte Consulting US India.
Deloitte is a leader in AI, intending to become the No. 1 talent destination for people wishing to help businesses become AI-Fueled. The Deloitte AI Academy offers a complete learning experience by bringing together an education ecosystem, including academics, technology startups, corporate learning providers, and Deloitte AI experts. The Deloitte AI Academy, which will open in September 2021, aims to train up to 10,000 professionals in the United States, India, and other countries over the next four years.
Intel | July 01, 2022
The oneAPI DevSummit for AI 2022 will be a live virtual event that will be hosted by Intel on July 12, 2022. The event will focus on the construction of AI applications that scale fluidly from edge to cloud.
Researchers, data scientists, and developers are invited to this one-day conference to:
Make connections with business leaders who are focused on overcoming obstacles in AI development to boost output and spur innovation.
Discover drop-in optimizations for well-known deep learning, machine learning, and data analytics frameworks and libraries such as TensorFlow, PyTorch, scikit-learn, and more.
Demonstrations of Intel AI tools for end-to-end development, including data preparation, training, inference, deployment, and scaling, are available.
Attend a hands-on class to learn how to develop an AI program for finding dinosaurs.
Attend technical presentations and roundtable conversations with professionals from Accenture, RedHat, Google, and Intel.