Managing Knowledge Companies with OKRs – A Pakistani Perspective

Managing Knowledge Companies with OKRs – A Pakistani Perspective
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Knowledge companies are defined as having “knowledge” as their principal capital and so holds true for the knowledge worker. The concept has evolved over time, however it gained prominence after the term was first coined by Peter Drucker in 1957, where he suggests that “the most valuable asset of a...

STEM Learning Outcomes Improvement in 50,000 Students

STEM Learning Outcomes Improvement in 50,000 Students
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The use of technology in all aspects of life is the way of the future. Pakistan’s education sector has to become comfortable with using ICT in learning as this is the new playground for stakeholders in education world-wide. In 2012, the ICT R&D Fund granted funds to Knowledge Platform to...

Bio-Printing – A Future Revolution

bioprinting
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In recent years, significant advancements have been made in 3D or additive printing and it has certainly come a long way ever since its invention in 1987. This technology has been substantially utilized in the field of medicine in terms of recreating bio-printed organs which in turn have helped in improving and...

Artificial Intelligence – The Future of Life

Artificial Intelligence
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During our childhood, many of us probably watched episode upon episode of the well-known “Knight Rider” series. ‘Kit’ was a prime example of artificial intelligence aiding human activity. To a large extent, that magical car addressed many childhood fantasies. However, as technological advancements accelerated, what we may have brushed off...

Internet of Things – It’s Happening

IoT
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When I first heard the term Internet of Things (IoT) a few years back it was an obscure concept; one which I felt would not see realization in near future. After all, the concept had been there for almost 30 years and there was not much to brag about (the...

AR, VR and Where We Are

virtual and augmented reality
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The pocket watch, in the hand of 19th a century oriental used to help him reach places on time but his copy of Arabian Nights took him places where his watch (or horse) couldn’t help him reach. The watch was a gadget periodically reminding  him that time is linear and...

Pakistan’s Contribution to Robotics

robotics
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It was back in 1939-1940, during the New York World Fair that the first humanoid robot was exhibited. Since then, there has been continuous research and development in the area of robotics, world over. In Pakistan, the field of robotics is being explored by many private organizations, universities, , incubators,...