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Software companies in Mumbai and their advantages!

Software" is a program that performs various processes on a computer and character input software and chart creation software installed and used on personal computers business management software for corporations. The development of products that integrate hardware and software such as home appliances and automobiles meets users' needs. The software industry develops a variety of software with functions and roles.

How the software industry works

The software includes "OS (Operating System)," which is the essential software for operating personal computers and smartphones, and "application software," which is used to perform specific tasks.

The relationship between the OS and application software is close, and application software is developed for each primary OS. There is application software such as office software for inputting characters and creating charts, game software, and security software for personal use. For corporations, in addition to office software and security software, there are business management software, attendance management software, inventory management software, etc. New application software is being developed one after another in response to the diversification and sophistication of customer needs.

The future outlook for the software industry

Through the introduction of software, companies will likely make more efforts to change the way they do their businesses.

For example, in the software related to CRM (Customer Relationship Management, a system/strategy that builds and manages relationships with customers) that centrally manages and analyses customer information.

With the development of AI and big data technologies, it has become possible to provide appropriate information and make sales proposals for each customer by analysing a more significant amount of data (search, access history, purchase history, etc.) In addition, the software is increasing the number of scenes in which it is possible to streamline the marketing and sales of established companies and realize actions that have not been done before.

Corporate IT investment, such as support for IoT, is aggressive, and software development needs are high. In addition, the conversion to services that provide software to business partners by utilizing the cloud is also progressing.

Under these circumstances, the proper use of information requires stricter management than ever before. Leakage of personal data will seriously damage the company's credibility and may affect the company's survival. Security measures such as strengthening security for managing customers' personal information and preparing for cyber attacks are becoming more and more important for each company, and the budget is increasing. The security software market is expected to grow further in the future.

In providing software for individuals, it is becoming more and more important to be aware of mobile terminals, especially smartphones. According to the Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications' "FY2018 Survey on Information and Communication Media Usage Time and Information Behavior," the smartphone usage rate is 87.0%. Application software and game software for smartphones will drive the field of software development for individuals in the future.

The latest trends in the software industry

Spread of IoT

Abbreviation for Internet of Things. Also known as the "Internet of Things," it is a technology that allows things that were previously thought to be unrelated to the Internet to have communication functions so that location confirmation, operation, and information exchange can be performed even from a distance. Recently, to meet the needs of an aging society, by managing the health condition of the elderly with a wristwatch-type terminal, the security company will be contacted if something goes wrong with the user. There are also cases of building a system.

AI & ML 

Artificial Intelligence: Giving Machines Human Intelligence

As early as that conference in the summer of 1956, the pioneers of Artificial Intelligence dreamed of using computers that were just emerging at the time to build complex machines with the same essential properties as human intelligence. This is what we now call "General AI." This omnipotent machine, which has all our perceptions (even more than humans), all our rationality, can think like us.

Machine Learning (ML) is a multi-field interdisciplinary subject involving probability theory, statistics, approximation theory, convex analysis, algorithm complexity theory, and other disciplines.

Machine learning is the core of artificial intelligence and the fundamental way to make computers intelligent. It is applied in all fields of artificial intelligence. It mainly uses induction and synthesis instead of a deduction.

At its most basic, Machine learning uses algorithms to parse data, learn from it, and then make decisions and predictions about real-world events.

Unlike traditional software programs that are hard-coded to solve specific tasks, machine learning is "trained" with a large amount of data, using various algorithms to learn from the data how to complete the task.

Blockchain Technology 

Businesses run on information. The faster the information is received, the more accurate the content and the more conducive to business operations. Blockchain is ideal for delivering this information because it provides instant, shared and fully transparent information stored on an immutable ledger that permission members of the network can only access. The blockchain network keeps track of orders, payments, accounts, production, and more. With a single trusted view shared among members, you can see all the details of a transaction end-to-end, giving you greater confidence, opportunity, and efficiency.

The scale of the cyber threat

Global cyber threats continue to develop rapidly, and data breaches are increasing year by year. According to a risk-based security report, a staggering 7.9 billion records were exposed in data breaches in the first nine months of 2019 alone. This figure is more than double the number of records exposed during the same period in 2018 (112%).

Of these, healthcare services, retail, and public-law entities had the most data breaches, and malicious criminals caused most incidents. Of the areas mentioned above, some sectors that collect financial and medical data are more attractive to cybercriminals, but customer data, corporate espionage, or customers of all businesses using the network can be targeted.

Given the ever-increasing scale of cyber threats, International Data Corporation predicts that global spending on cybersecurity solutions will reach as much as $133.7 billion by 2022. Governments around the world have provided guidance to organizations in addressing the ever-increasing cyber threat to help them implement effective Internet security practices.

In the United States, the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has created a cybersecurity framework. To prevent the spread of malicious code and detect it at an early stage, this framework recommends continuous real-time monitoring of all electronic resources.

The importance of system monitoring is also echoed in the guidelines "10 steps to cybersecurity" provided by the UK government's National Cyber ​​Security Center. In Australia, the Australian Cyber ​​Security Center (ACSC) regularly publishes guidelines on how organizations can defend against the latest cyber security threats.

Robotics Process Automation

Robotic Process Automation (RPA) is an emerging business process automation technology based on the concept of software robots or artificial intelligence (Artificial Intelligence, AI). Robotic process automation is a technology that allows anyone to configure computer software, or "robots," to simulate and integrate human interactions in digital systems to execute business processes. RPA bots utilize user interfaces like humans to capture data and operate applications. They interpret, trigger responses, and communicate with other systems to perform a wide variety of repetitive tasks. Essentially, an RPA software bot that never sleeps makes zero mistakes and costs far less than an employee.