Using the tech edge to promote innovation


Enterprise search software is providing one-stop search of all key technical information on scientists’ desktops at the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), Chief Knowledge Officer and Head of Information Management Branch of the space organisation Manjula Amburu said here on Tuesday.

She was speaking on NASA’s use of advanced information technologies for enabling scientific innovation, at Andhra University Research Forum.

Through a PowerPoint presentation, Dr. Manjula explained how a digital knowledge repository of unique aerospace documents’ collection had been created and made available to the scientists and engineers on their desktops.

The text analytics software was implemented to help the scientists find insights, patterns, and trends in the chosen area of knowledge. She also explained the collaboration between the IT leaders, developers, scientists, and engineers. Dr. Manjula explained in detail the Big Data, Deep Analytics and Machine Learning vision and strategy that was being developed, mainly to enhance scientific discoveries. Principal of AU College of Arts and Commerce D. Prabhakara Rao presided. Chief convener of the forum K.R. Rajani, convener B. Lilly Grace, and a professor of Library Science C. Sasikala participated.

 

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