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IBM launched new initiatives for Indian developers

India: IBM, a U.S. technology company made an announcement in Bangalore at IBM Developer Connect for Indian developers in order to advance their careers. The company launched new initiatives such as global programs and tools to boost developer’s skills in cloud and emerging technologies, such as cognitive and IoT.

The company has launched these initiatives in collaboration with Coursera, an educational technology company and GitHub, web-based repository hosting service. In addition, IBM also launched new cloud tools for Swift and Watson designed for mobile development and cognitive apps as well as launched three digital hubs with NASSCOM in order to connect Indian developers and start-ups with local resources and networking opportunities.

TechSci Research analyses that by launching new initiatives the company would support in strengthening the developer ecosystem in India. As well, new programs will help the company to equip developers with the skills and technology they need for their cognitive business.  

TechSci Research, a global market research and consulting firm closely analyse the development in the IoT market and has published report o, “India Internet of Things (IoT) Market Forecast & Opportunities, 2020”. According to the report, IoT market in India is projected to grow at a CAGR over 28% during 2015- 2020. IoT is being rapidly brought into use across diverse industry verticals to reduce operational and manpower costs, and increase operational efficiency. Consumer electronics, automotive & transportation, BFSI, home & building, energy & utilities, retail, supply chain & logistic sectors, and manufacturing are the key emerging application areas where IoT technology is majorly being adopted. However, India’s IoT market is highly fragmented with numerous players operating across the value chain.  

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