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  • Telangana emerges as a ‘Challenger’ in the IT sector Oct 14, 2021 04:52 PM IST

    Telangana emerges as a ‘Challenger’ in the IT sector

    The state has been focusing on geographical divergence by encouraging IT companies to set up units in major tier-II towns. Rather than concentrating on a select few cities, such a move will enhance economic activity across several districts

  • Govt to soon announce policy for semi-conductor manufacturing: Union Minister Rajeev Chandrasekhar Oct 06, 2021 08:28 PM IST

    Govt to soon announce policy for semi-conductor manufacturing: Union Minister Rajeev Chandrasekhar

    India has been facing a major semi-conductor shortage since the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic due to global supply chain disruptions, which has forced domestic automobile companies and electronic manufacturers to cut production.

  • IT market leaders help disrupt industries, but highly resilient themselves   Sep 30, 2021 11:27 AM IST

    IT market leaders help disrupt industries, but highly resilient themselves  

    Low debt and exposure to other industries allow big tech companies to sense changes in the environment much faster than others 

  • The way forward for digital media platforms in India Sep 07, 2021 03:43 PM IST

    The way forward for digital media platforms in India

    The government has justified its action to regulate digital media publishers under the IT Act, saying the Code of Ethics is in conformity with the permissible restrictions on freedom of speech

  • Wipro: Turnaround plays out, acceleration unfolding Jul 16, 2021 09:30 AM IST

    Wipro: Turnaround plays out, acceleration unfolding

    The positive surprise in Wipro’s Q1FY22 earnings report reiterates the fact that the bold bets of the new CEO and the razor-sharp focus on growth are paying off

  • Infosys' top talent is being hunted by global companies, and it's not complaining Jul 09, 2021 10:57 AM IST

    Infosys' top talent is being hunted by global companies, and it's not complaining

    Two of Infosys' senior executives are on the board of global corporations. Companies benefit from their experience and skills, and the executives get valuable insights and grooming for a higher role 

  • Twitter interim grievance officer for India Dharmendra Chatur quits Jun 27, 2021 07:45 PM IST

    Twitter interim grievance officer for India Dharmendra Chatur quits

    The social media company's website no longer displays Dharmendra Chatur's name, as required under Information Technology (Intermediary Guidelines and Digital Media Ethics Code) Rules 2021.

  • The impact of automation on India's IT jobs Jun 21, 2021 08:54 AM IST

    The impact of automation on India's IT jobs

    Automation will lead to a loss of low-end jobs, but India's IT industry will remain a net hirer

  • What constitutes an ideal social media policy? Jun 02, 2021 01:05 PM IST

    What constitutes an ideal social media policy?

    While a total lack of control over Big Tech might seem like a recipe for chaos, a wiser course of action would be to set up an independent regulator for social media with parliamentary oversight, rather than government control 

  • India’s IT services are on digital steroids (Part II) May 21, 2021 01:59 PM IST

    India’s IT services are on digital steroids (Part II)

    IT services companies with exposure to BFSI, TMT, and healthcare have done extremely well over the last year. In future, rapid digitalisation is expected to drive a surge in technology spending across industries

  • IT sector sales up 5.2% in Q3: RBI data Mar 05, 2021 07:56 PM IST

    IT sector sales up 5.2% in Q3: RBI data

    The data is drawn from abridged quarterly financial results of 2,692 listed non-government non-financial (NGNF) companies.

  • New IT rules lay down India’s authority over social media Feb 26, 2021 01:01 PM IST

    New IT rules lay down India’s authority over social media

    The government has laid down the law to establish its authority without fear of further challenges from social media platforms. To that extent, India’s new social media rules are strong and robust, and might be a template for adoption by many other countries

  • COVID-19 places Indian IT on higher growth path; will margins follow? Dec 29, 2020 09:11 AM IST

    COVID-19 places Indian IT on higher growth path; will margins follow?

    Several IT companies have reported large order inflows and significant expansion in project pipelines. Ramp-up of these contracts is set to improve revenue growth rates in 2021-22

  • Seasonal softness test awaits big IT after broad-based recovery Oct 19, 2020 10:49 AM IST

    Seasonal softness test awaits big IT after broad-based recovery

    Financial services and retail business verticals drive recovery at big four IT companies. While companies also saw good deal wins, managements warned that the December quarter may see some seasonal softness

  • Cisco case puts spotlight on long shadow of caste bias among Indians in US tech industry Aug 01, 2020 01:08 PM IST

    Cisco case puts spotlight on long shadow of caste bias among Indians in US tech industry

    California’s decision to sue US tech major Cisco has put the spotlight on discrimination of  tech workers from the Dalit community by upper caste Indians in Silicon Valley.

  • Canada can become the new Shangri-La for Indian IT Jul 07, 2020 09:26 AM IST

    Canada can become the new Shangri-La for Indian IT

    The idea of looking away from the US is not confined to non-US companies. A few Silicon Valley startups are thinking of shifting a part of their development teams to Canada.

  • Near-term disruption likely in IT sector; FY22 should be normal year: Citi report Jun 16, 2020 06:54 PM IST

    Near-term disruption likely in IT sector; FY22 should be normal year: Citi report

    IT services companies are seeing higher percentage of employees working from home versus earlier without much impact on productivity levels, though trends on this need to be watched out for as things open up, the report added.

  • Daunting times ahead of Indian IT Apr 06, 2020 09:51 AM IST

    Daunting times ahead of Indian IT

    What can happen to a sector when both client and vendor are caught in freeze frame can well be imagined

  • Software is rising to the challenge Feb 24, 2020 09:22 AM IST

    Software is rising to the challenge

    The good news is that the threat to a steady growth in net hiring, particularly after the retrenchment of thousands of middle level managers, has receded.

  • IT marks time, amid that shrinking feeling Jan 01, 2020 02:53 PM IST

    IT marks time, amid that shrinking feeling

    Some headwinds have eased, but 2020 is still fraught with unknowns for the fabled information technology sector

  • Corporate Corridor | IT firms turn pyramid from barrel Nov 15, 2019 09:12 AM IST

    Corporate Corridor | IT firms turn pyramid from barrel

    Software firms have been transforming themselves to remain relevant in an evolving technology scenario. How far a firm has progressed is often indicated by the proportion of its revenue which comes from digital operations.

  • Nilekani’s Infosys update: More questions than answers Oct 22, 2019 05:13 PM IST

    Nilekani’s Infosys update: More questions than answers

    Infosys must resist the temptation to hide behind half-truths. Instead, it must truly embrace transparency

  • How long before IT companies feel the slowdown heat? Sep 01, 2019 11:07 AM IST

    How long before IT companies feel the slowdown heat?

    Most of Indian IT firms are not equipped to handle large volumes of digital projects coming their way

  • Automation Anywhere, growing at 200%, earmarks $100 mn for expansion Aug 27, 2019 07:45 PM IST

    Automation Anywhere, growing at 200%, earmarks $100 mn for expansion

    Automation Anywhere has received a total funding of close to $550 million. The company was valued at $2.6 billion last year.

  • IT firms see rise in bench strength due to slowdown Aug 27, 2019 06:37 PM IST

    IT firms see rise in bench strength due to slowdown

    An industry source told Moneycontrol that bench strength at a top IT firm shot up to over 10,000 in the current quarter on account of delay in project commencement.

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