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  • COVID-19 and India's obsession with the H-1B visa Dec 29, 2020 02:37 PM IST

    COVID-19 and India's obsession with the H-1B visa

    While chances to travel overseas will come down there will still be opportunities for techies eyeing the US

  • Indian IT industry looks forward to working together with new US administration Nov 08, 2020 04:36 PM IST

    Indian IT industry looks forward to working together with new US administration

    The US is the biggest market for the Indian IT sector, accounting for a lion’s share of the industry’s revenue.

  • Indian IT firms should focus on proactive problem recognition and solution mindset: Narayana Murthy Sep 21, 2020 05:39 PM IST

    Indian IT firms should focus on proactive problem recognition and solution mindset: Narayana Murthy

    Speaking at an AIMA event, Narayan Murthy said Indian IT companies will continue to grow anywhere between 7 to 10 percent with operating margins being between 15 and 20 percent.

  • What’s behind the cheerful confidence at Happiest Minds? Sep 04, 2020 10:41 AM IST

    What’s behind the cheerful confidence at Happiest Minds?

    The company has always done things differently. Happiest Minds was the first Indian IT company to get on the Digital bandwagon and this has helped it to weather the Covid storm comfortably. Now, it is launching an IPO at a time when the world and its economies have been laid low by the global pandemic. And it is confident of sailing through comfortably

  • Cognizant to kick off single promotion cycle from October 1 Aug 11, 2020 09:46 PM IST

    Cognizant to kick off single promotion cycle from October 1

    Cognizant, which had two promotions cycles - March and October, has decided to streamline it into a single cycle for all levels to drive efficiency

  • IT companies approach govt to allow certain WFH relaxations to continue on permanent basis Jul 07, 2020 07:50 PM IST

    IT companies approach govt to allow certain WFH relaxations to continue on permanent basis

    Nasscom has written to an inter-ministerial committee under the IT ministry that is looking into the matter, Software Technology Parks of India (STPI) and some states on this, Nasscom Senior Vice-President and Chief Strategy Officer Sangeeta Gupta told PTI.

  • Coronavirus impact | IT firms create special teams to identify new revenue streams: Report May 13, 2020 02:01 PM IST

    Coronavirus impact | IT firms create special teams to identify new revenue streams: Report

    Many IT service companies have begun forming special teams to look for new revenue streams, as consumption patterns might change after normalcy resumes.

  • 3-Point Analysis | Here's how working remotely is helping female employees in tech sector May 06, 2020 07:24 PM IST

    3-Point Analysis | Here's how working remotely is helping female employees in tech sector

    Most industry experts feel the work-from-home concept has the potential to bridge the gender gap.

  • Coronavirus pandemic | India's huge outsourcing industry struggles with work-from-home scenario Mar 25, 2020 12:06 PM IST

    Coronavirus pandemic | India's huge outsourcing industry struggles with work-from-home scenario

    Many of the companies that provide business services such as call centres, information technology services and business process automation were not prepared for work-for-home arrangements, according to interviews with more than a dozen employees of several companies.

  • Capgemini lays off 500 employees in India over slowdown in business: Report Nov 06, 2019 05:21 PM IST

    Capgemini lays off 500 employees in India over slowdown in business: Report

    The reports adds that the employees that were let go off were the ones who had been unable to find billable projects after the stipulated period.

  • Wipro to promote over 5,000 employees this year: Report Oct 21, 2019 05:46 PM IST

    Wipro to promote over 5,000 employees this year: Report

    Earlier this year, Wipro paid a retention bonus worth Rs 1 lakh to freshers who were on-boarded via campus placements and had stayed with the company for a year.

  • Reporter’s Take | Only 20% of H-1B applicants from India are women Mar 05, 2019 06:06 PM IST

    Reporter’s Take | Only 20% of H-1B applicants from India are women

    In this episode of Reporter's Take, Anupa Kujur talks to Vaibhavi Khanwalkar about this dimension of India's H-1B woes.

  • Changes in visa rules to have serious adverse consequences on US economy: Nasscom Jul 16, 2018 09:35 PM IST

    Changes in visa rules to have serious adverse consequences on US economy: Nasscom

    One of the changes, which come into effect on September 11, allows US Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) adjudicators full discretion to deny applications, petitions, and requests without first issuing a Request for Evidence (RFE) or Notice of Intent to Deny (NOID).

  • Global IT spend to touch $3.68 trillion this year: Gartner Jan 16, 2018 08:40 PM IST

    Global IT spend to touch $3.68 trillion this year: Gartner

    At about USD 3.52 trillion currently, it is expected to grow further by 2.7 percent next year to touch USD 3.78 trillion.

  • Promoters wanting to participate in Infosys buyback sends the wrong signal Aug 29, 2017 01:24 PM IST

    Promoters wanting to participate in Infosys buyback sends the wrong signal

    With Sebi reserving 15% for the small shareholders (value of holding up to Rs 2 lakhs), it translates into a decent payback, especially since the valuation provides downside support to the stock.

  • Indian IT industry rightly should be in panic: Rajat Gupta May 18, 2017 11:52 AM IST

    Indian IT industry rightly should be in panic: Rajat Gupta

    "Code writing and testing is the most inefficient industry that existed," he said at a panel discussion here yesterday organised by the New York Tri-State chapter of Pratham USA, one of the largest non-governmental organisations.

  • Not correct to assume IT industry going for big job cuts: Govt May 16, 2017 01:58 PM IST

    Not correct to assume IT industry going for big job cuts: Govt

    IT Secretary Aruna Sundararajan said there could be some cases were contracts are not renewed as part of the regular annual appraisal cycle.

  • Infosys CEO Vishal Sikka takes home Rs 43 cr in FY17 Apr 15, 2017 02:20 PM IST

    Infosys CEO Vishal Sikka takes home Rs 43 cr in FY17

    Sikka was eligible for a USD 11 million pay including basic salary, variable pay, restricted stock units (RSUs) and performance stock options for the year.

  • Infosys Q4 results - As it happened Apr 13, 2017 09:56 AM IST

    Infosys Q4 results - As it happened

    Track the latest updates on Infosys Q4 and what the management has to say.

  • Rupee getting strong but IT industry can face the challenge; AI major concern: Tech M Mar 16, 2017 12:58 PM IST

    Rupee getting strong but IT industry can face the challenge; AI major concern: Tech M

    The best performing currency is the Indian rupee trading at 16-month high and Vineet Nayyar of Tech Mahindra says it is a cause of concern but IT industry is resilient to manage this.

  • JC Penney may cut outsourcing to India; plans insourcing instead Feb 22, 2017 04:00 PM IST

    JC Penney may cut outsourcing to India; plans insourcing instead

    The retailer‘s announcement comes as a hard rap on the knuckles of Indian IT industry, which was already reeling under global gloom in the sector.

  • CNBC-TV18 Exclusive: Satya Nadella on Trump policies, how tech will change governance Feb 22, 2017 11:32 AM IST

    CNBC-TV18 Exclusive: Satya Nadella on Trump policies, how tech will change governance

    In a freewheeling exclusive interview with CNBC-TV18‘s Shereen Bhan, Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella talked about a number of issues, including cloud and artificial intelligence technologies and outlined his views on US President Donald Trump‘s controversial immigration policies and how he sees Microsoft‘s future.

  • Capgemini India chief says 65% of IT employees not retrainable Feb 19, 2017 10:16 AM IST

    Capgemini India chief says 65% of IT employees not retrainable

    With the domestic IT industry staring at a shift in nature of work due to increasing use of digital technologies, a leading firm has said a majority of the workforce cannot imbibe the required emerging skill-sets, and warned of high job losses at the middle and senior levels.

  • TCS board to consider buyback on February 20 Feb 16, 2017 08:15 AM IST

    TCS board to consider buyback on February 20

    India's largest software company, TCS, confirmed this morning it would consider doing a buyback on February 20, in line with recent calls by investors that IT companies look for ways to return excess cash to shareholders.

  • EXCLUSIVE: Here's why N Chandrasekaran is bullish about TCS and IT sector Feb 15, 2017 09:46 PM IST

    EXCLUSIVE: Here's why N Chandrasekaran is bullish about TCS and IT sector

    Tata Sons Chairman Designate Natarajan Chandrasekaran, under whom IT major Tata Consultancy Services grew from strength to strength, has quashed concerns over US visa troubles the industry is anticipating. “I am not in the gloom and doom club,” he said asserting that demand for the IT sector will be robust.

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