Future Decoded: Day 1 recap from India; join our live blog for Satya Nadella’s keynote on Day 2

Abhishek Baxi

Earlier today, Microsoft kicked off its two-day flagship technology and business conference, Future Decoded, in Mumbai, India. The event focuses on how digital transformation will empower the lives of Indians and enable businesses drive growth.

On Day 1, several businesses from enterprises like KPMG, Tata Motors, Apollo Healthcare, Havells, etc. as well as startups showcased how they are adopting modern technologies including IoT and Artificial Intelligence, powered by the Microsoft cloud. You can read more about Digital Transformation here or check out more Artificial Intelligence and IoT stories.

According to the company, 2000 new startups in India have adopted Microsoft cloud in the last one year and a significant number of these startups are driving innovation in areas such as – big data, IoT, advanced analytics, and cognitive services. The usage of Microsoft’s advanced cloud services by Indian organizations has increased 150 percent, in the last one year.

Tomorrow Microsoft CEO, Satya Nadella, would keynote the event with other dignitaries. We’ll have a live blog for you from the ground… from literally the front seat. So, join us at 9:15 AM India time (UTC+5:30) for a minute by minute update from Future Decoded. Also follow me on Twitter – @baxiabhishek – as I’ll bring more news from the ground.