SURVEY Archive

Sharp drops in opium poppy cultivation, price of dry opium in Afghanistan, latest UNODC survey reveals

KABUL/VIENNA, 19 November 2018 (UN Information Service) – The total area under opium poppy cultivation in Afghanistan remains at very high levels despite a decrease of 20 per cent compared to 2017. The potential production of opium decreased by 29 per cent in 2018 compared to last year, while farm-gate prices hit an all-time low,

Gartner Survey Finds 70 Percent of AI Projects in Digital Commerce Are Successful

Analysts to Present Latest Research at Gartner Symposium, October 29-November 1 on the Gold Coast, Australia SYDNEY, Australia, October 11, 2018 — Use of artificial intelligence (AI) in digital commerce is generally considered a success, according to a survey by Gartner, Inc. About 70 percent of digital commerce organizations surveyed report that their AI projects

Survey: ASEAN Youth Bullish about Impact of Technology on Jobs

Ha Noi, Viet Nam, 11 September 2018 – The youth of ASEAN are highly optimistic about the impact of technology on their job prospects and incomes, according to a survey from the World Economic Forum. Some 52% of the under-35 generation across South-East Asia said they believe that technology will increase the number of jobs

78% of bankers believe that platformisation of banking will steer the market according to an in-depth survey released today by Temenos

For the first time in its 5 year retail banking survey history, technology and digital are bigger trends than regulation. Report says that for 52% of survey respondents, product agility is now their top strategic priority Artificial intelligence (AI) becoming a key part of the new technology mix, but uncertainty remains over the user experience

New mothers seek support of corporates to breastfeed at work according to a survey conducted by ProEves and Medela India

New Delhi, May 2018: A survey conducted by ProEves, a leading childcare & maternity solutions provider, and Medela India, leading manufacturer of breast pumps and nursing accessories, revealed that one of the most common reasons why new mothers switch from breastfeeding to formula feeding once they get back to work, is the lack of breastfeeding

Survey reveals that three quarters of health insurance policyholders admit to omitting information on application forms and claims

  New Delhi, March 26, 2018:   Debunking the myths of purchase decisions and preferences of sharing data with insurance companies, a research survey from LexisNexis Risk Solutions sheds light on how consumers view health insurance. Nearly 7 in 10 respondents stated that they would be open to omitting/misreporting information, such as income, marital status,

36% Indian women feel uncomfortable in buying sanitary product in the presence of other customers, shows survey

43% Indian women did not have access to sanitary essentials at the beginning of periods, 36% felt uncomfortable in buying them with other customers around   everteen Period Box now gives you freedom from monthly menstrual agony by subscribing to the sanitary essentials of your choice at your doorstep 9 February 2018, New Delhi: everteen,

LGBT ISSUES GET NEGLIGIBLE COVERAGE UNDER SEXUAL AND REPRODUCTIVE HEALTH AND RIGHTS: SURVEY LOVE MATTERS

  LITTLE EMPAHSIS ON SEXUAL AND REPRODUCTIVE HEALTH AND RIGHTS: SURVEY LOVE MATTERS Only 2% coverage received on Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights Pertinent issues such as LGBT, reproductive, legislation and law enforcement receives negligible traction   New Delhi, December 6, 2017: Love Matters, a website dedicated towards open, honest, and non-judgmental conversations around

Afghan opium production jumps to record level, up 87 per cent: Survey

KABUL/VIENNA, 15 November (UN Information Service) – Opium production in Afghanistan increased by 87 per cent to a record level of 9,000 metric tons in 2017 compared with 2016 levels, according to the latest Afghanistan Opium Survey figures released today by the Afghan Ministry of Counter Narcotics and the UN Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC).

Cisco Survey Reveals Close to Three-Fourths of IoT Projects Are Failing

The Internet of Things World Forum (IoTWF), May 23, 2017 – IDC predicts that the worldwide installed base of Internet of Things (IoT) endpoints will grow from 14.9 billion at the end of 2016 to more than 82 billion in 20251. At this rate, the Internet of Things may soon be as indispensable as the Internet itself. Despite