The current technological advancements are poised to revolutionize the world that we live in. Machines and everyday objects can now communicate with each other. IoT systems are the driving force behind all this incredible change. IoT has the potential to incorporate data-driven decision making into every aspect of human activity. The network of sensors and actuators in an IoT system are blurring the lines between the physical and digital worlds.
If you think technology has only credited the Retail, F&B, eCommerce, Financial, and Agriculture verticles, then it's time for you to amaze yourself with the known yet unknown fact, the educational sector. The black & whiteboard to the projector screen and after COVID-19 it's the technology that makes education alive among the students. And it's important to acknowledge that the students enjoy the use of technology at every level of their learning process. Like how workplace digital transformation helped with high productivity and employee retention rate, similarly, creative ways to use technology in the classroom has created an excitement for learning among the students. The use of technology in teaching and learning has made life easier for both the teachers and students, the communication between the students and teachers are no more in a distress spot, right from the academic calendar schedules to lessons with media and visuals, technology integration has truly benefited education institutes.
Artificial intelligence is now a part of our daily routine. This technology is all around us, from smart sensors, automatic parking systems, and personal help to clicking beautiful pictures. Similarly, Artificial Intelligence is being included in education, and traditional practices are changing rapidly. The educational industry is becoming more convenient and personalized thanks to the several applications of AI and Machine Learning for education. It has enhanced the way people or students learn, as educational materials are easily available to everyone through smart devices and computers.
India's higher education sector has supplied some of the world's best talent. The CEOs of some of the biggest Fortune 500 companies--Microsoft, Google, Mastercard, and Adobe--are a product of the Indian higher education system. The landscape has also expanded over the past decade--from 436 universities in 2009–10 to 903 in 2017–18 and from 26,000 colleges to over 39,000.1 Student enrolment, at 36.6 million, is the third-largest in the world, next to China and the United States.2 Besides, India is already in the middle of the "demographic dividend" with a surge in its younger and working-age population, which is estimated to become the world's largest by 2030.3 India is expected to account for about 20 percent of the total young talent pool supplied by the non–Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) G-20 countries.4