itztechblog is an initiative to share ideas, spread awareness, and bring people together on important topics related to technology.

I am a seasoned researcher in the field of technology and a strategist by heart. I specialize in analyzing and suggesting how technologies can not only bring strategic value to any enterprise, but also how it can change lives. I share news, ideas, suggestions related to next-generation technologies



GAFAM is an acronym for Google, Amazon, Facebook, Apple, and Microsoft (the second and fourth companies are sometimes reversed in order). Also known as big tech or the tech giants, these are the largest and most dominant companies in the information technology industry today. These companies are also commonly grouped and referred to as FAAMG.

itztechblog will not only cover innovations related to Tech giants from the US, but would also cover other group of companies, which are giving a stiff competition to GAFA. For example companies such as Baidu, Alibaba, Xiaomi, Tencent (commonly grouped as BAXT).


“Governments, business and civil society can’t alone address the multifold challenges we have on the global agenda. We need collaboration.” – Klaus Schwab, founder and executive chairman of the World Economic Forum.

The tech community has a lot of responsibility. Some of the topics where strong collaboration is required are Green IT, Open Source, and Digital sobriety.

Local Innovation

For hundreds of years, innovation has been acknowledged as a key force contributing to economic and societal development. For many years, majority of researchers were based out of Europe or America, and focused on industrialized economies However, recently many researchers, scholars, and industries have started to look towards developing economies.

I will focus on some of the multidisciplinary research on innovation processes and outcomes in communities facing development challenges, particularly Asia.

Blogs Corner

Recent Blogs

Digital Advertisements – You are the centerpiece of “digital advertisement exchanges”

Estimated reading time: 5 minutes. your data is the most important commodity in the world today – Worth more than Gold and Oil. The data that you generate while making any payment, or while searching on Google, or sharing on WhatsApp, Snapchat or FB, tweeting, or retweeting are all being stacked up, and analyzed. ForContinue reading “Digital Advertisements – You are the centerpiece of “digital advertisement exchanges””

What is your byte worth?

Estimated reading time: 15 minutes. We are surrounded by all kinds of smart devices, from smart televisions, smartwatches, to even smart refrigerators. Every dumb device is being made smart, venting out bytes, and bytes of structured and unstructured data. With the advent of next-gen technologies such as Artificial Intelligence, Internet of Things, and Open BankingContinue reading “What is your byte worth?”

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