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  • Moonlighting: Nasscom calls for reimagining employee engagement models Sep 23, 2022 09:26 AM IST

    Moonlighting: Nasscom calls for reimagining employee engagement models

    Moonlighting is taking up a second job, or multiple other work assignments typically secretly apart from one’s full-time job

  • Digital engineering to grow substantially, may account for 50-60% of ER&D revenue: Report Sep 14, 2022 05:15 PM IST

    Digital engineering to grow substantially, may account for 50-60% of ER&D revenue: Report

    The share of digital engineering in the overall ER&D revenue in India is in the range of 28-30 per cent as of FY22.

  • Bengaluru's rain woes will be resolved by next year, Karnataka IT minister tells industry Sep 08, 2022 10:27 AM IST

    Bengaluru's rain woes will be resolved by next year, Karnataka IT minister tells industry

    Ashwath Narayan has said the government will hold virtual meetings every month to address grievances of the industry.

  • India's deep-tech startups grew at a CAGR of 53% over 10 years: NASSCOM Aug 22, 2022 07:18 PM IST

    India's deep-tech startups grew at a CAGR of 53% over 10 years: NASSCOM

    As of CY21, there were around 3,000 deep-tech startups in the country. Of these, more than 210 were launched in 2021 itself, Nasscom has said in a report brought out in partnership with global strategy and consulting firm Zinnov

  • India pushes for amendment to DTAA to stop double taxation of IT firms in Australia Jul 14, 2022 12:42 PM IST

    India pushes for amendment to DTAA to stop double taxation of IT firms in Australia

    India has also taken up with Australia the delay in processing visas for students heading to Australia for higher studies

  • Nasscom, Google set up call centre to help rural women entrepreneurs scale up business Jul 14, 2022 09:17 AM IST

    Nasscom, Google set up call centre to help rural women entrepreneurs scale up business

    The project is being run on a pilot basis to initially reach out to 20,000 rural women entrepreneurs across six states — Himachal Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, Haryana and Rajasthan, Nasscom Foundation CEO Nidhi Bhasin said at the launch of “DigiVaani Call Center”.

  • Proposed amendments to IT Rules 2021 will cause operational uncertainty for intermediaries: NASSCOM Jul 07, 2022 07:19 PM IST

    Proposed amendments to IT Rules 2021 will cause operational uncertainty for intermediaries: NASSCOM

    The industry body also aired its concern regarding pre-censorship arising out of the proposed amendments and requested Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology to make changes in the text of the rules in this regard

  • Book review: Harish Mehta's 'The Maverick Effect' is an engaging 'biography of Nasscom' Apr 30, 2022 06:26 PM IST

    Book review: Harish Mehta's 'The Maverick Effect' is an engaging 'biography of Nasscom'

    'The Maverick Effect' makes the case convincingly, and shows through anecdotes, how Nasscom was crucial for the growth and health of the software industry in India.

  • Wipro’s Rishad Premji’s pro-tip for work and life: ‘Weed out the prima donnas’ Apr 14, 2022 02:45 PM IST

    Wipro’s Rishad Premji’s pro-tip for work and life: ‘Weed out the prima donnas’

    Wipro chairman Rishad Premji has a word of advice that will stand you in good stead, both personally and professionally.

  • Indian IT should amp up its ambitions Mar 22, 2022 09:34 AM IST

    Indian IT should amp up its ambitions

    Recent events present the perfect opportunity for India’s most globally competitive sector to leverage its dominant status for exponential growth

  • Tech prospects hinge on sustainable growth as base effect wanes Feb 25, 2022 11:28 AM IST

    Tech prospects hinge on sustainable growth as base effect wanes

    Indian technology industry’s revenues in FY22 are boosted by favourable base and rebound in client spends

  • With over 50% staff in the country, India’s role in Capgemini is growing: CEO Aiman Ezzat Feb 17, 2022 01:58 PM IST

    With over 50% staff in the country, India’s role in Capgemini is growing: CEO Aiman Ezzat

    “We have grown the pool of Indian executives in the firm. In the future, there will probably be more Indian senior executives overall in Capgemini,” Ezzat said. The company's total headcount stood at 324,700 at the end of December.

  • In 2 years, 50% of Wipro’s order book will be with key partners from 38% now: CEO Thierry Delaporte Feb 16, 2022 07:15 PM IST

    In 2 years, 50% of Wipro’s order book will be with key partners from 38% now: CEO Thierry Delaporte

    Wipro sees tremendous opportunity in its partnerships with companies like AWS, Microsoft, Google, Salesforce, SAP ServiceNow, in the areas of cloud-led modernization, AI, machine learning, and specific digital solutions.

  • Infosys likely to hire 55,000 or more freshers in FY23: CEO Salil Parekh Feb 16, 2022 06:10 PM IST

    Infosys likely to hire 55,000 or more freshers in FY23: CEO Salil Parekh

    The increase in fresher hiring and the focus on skilling comes at a time when attrition is on the rise in IT companies, even as the demand continues unabated

  • Indian IT industry crosses $200 billion in revenue with 5 million direct employees Feb 15, 2022 12:25 PM IST

    Indian IT industry crosses $200 billion in revenue with 5 million direct employees

    The industry crossed $200 billion revenue, by adding $30 billion in the last year, as the rapid pace of technology adoption and migration to cloud post-pandemic boosted the demand for outsourcing services

  • India will have 200 unicorns by 2025: NASSCOM-Zinnov Report Jan 21, 2022 04:48 PM IST

    India will have 200 unicorns by 2025: NASSCOM-Zinnov Report

    Given the rate at which startup ecosystem is growing, IT industry body NASSCOM has revised its 2025 estimates. By 2025, the Indian startup ecosystem is expected to have 37,000 tech startups, and 180-200 unicorns with a cumulative valuation of $600-700 billion. Currently, the valuation stands at $320-330 billion.

  • Govt taking significant steps to boost startup ecosystem: Piyush Goyal Jan 21, 2022 02:28 PM IST

    Govt taking significant steps to boost startup ecosystem: Piyush Goyal

    Piyush Goyal also said that huge opportunities are there for startups in tier 2 and 3 cities and areas like advertising, marketing, professional services, fitness and wellness, gaming and sports and audio-video services.

  • Expansion of scope of data protection bill needs careful analysis, deeper debate: Nasscom Dec 16, 2021 09:14 PM IST

    Expansion of scope of data protection bill needs careful analysis, deeper debate: Nasscom

    The committee has recommended widening the scope of the proposed data protection legislation to include both personal and non-personal data and sought greater accountability for social media platforms by treating them as publishers.

  • We wouldn't be where we are today without the IT boom: Girish Mathrubootham Dec 01, 2021 02:08 PM IST

    We wouldn't be where we are today without the IT boom: Girish Mathrubootham

    He also spoke about the challenges in the RBI payment guidelines, which is not helping SaaS players. He has suggested creation of whitelist of good companies that are allowed to build their businesses for ease of business.

  • Over 50% may return to offices thrice a week by January 2022 Nov 02, 2021 10:09 AM IST

    Over 50% may return to offices thrice a week by January 2022

    This sentiment reflects how the companies are looking at hybrid work. Large IT services companies such as TCS, Infosys, Wipro and HCL Tech have already started their senior management to return to offices, and are encouraging others to return to offices.

  • IT growth, startup boom to sustain: Nasscom President Debjani Ghosh Oct 14, 2021 11:17 AM IST

    IT growth, startup boom to sustain: Nasscom President Debjani Ghosh

    Debjani Ghosh, the President of software body Nasscom spoke to Moneycontrol's Chandra R Srikanth on a range of vital topics - Is the growth in IT here to stay? - How long is the war for talent going to last? - Are companies doing enough to bring women back to work? - What are the new job roles getting created? - Is the startup and unicorn boom here to stay? Tune in for all the insights!

  • Indian IT grapples with scarcity amid plenty Sep 15, 2021 09:03 AM IST

    Indian IT grapples with scarcity amid plenty

    Demand for digitally skilled professionals is already eight times more than supply and this is likely to go up to 20 times by 2024

  • New drone rules to help startups and SMEs, boost innovation: Nasscom Aug 26, 2021 06:56 PM IST

    New drone rules to help startups and SMEs, boost innovation: Nasscom

    "The new rules will enable the industry to fully leverage technology to drive innovation in critical growth sectors. From precise interventions in farming over large areas to delivering medicines in far reaches of the country to delivering goods with zero human contact," Nasscom said.

  • Tremendous interest from other governments to learn India's platform strategy: Nandan Nilekani Aug 24, 2021 04:42 PM IST

    Tremendous interest from other governments to learn India's platform strategy: Nandan Nilekani

    According to Nilekani, one of the things that the governments can learn is the scale, and that the platforms must be efficient, low cost, high volume, and make small transactions possible. “Most important, it should be inclusive. It cannot only be for the elites of society, it should for everybody. Aadhaar was for 1.3 billion people, and the payments stack is for everybody,” he said.

  • Demand for cloud professionals to reach 2 million by 2025: Nasscom Aug 23, 2021 08:26 PM IST

    Demand for cloud professionals to reach 2 million by 2025: Nasscom

    To cater to the growing demand, there is an urgent need to upskill employees. The report estimates that with a more aggressive talent building roadmap, India can increase its cloud talent pool to between 1.7 to 1.8 million and in the process become world’s second largest cloud talent hub.

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