Unlisted stocks doubled money in 2019; all eyes are now on these names for 2020
Like their listed peers, financial stocks in the unlisted space soared too.
Devising innovation for real-life problems: Capgemini’s Tech Challenge 2019 saw participants tackle water crisis
A WaterAid report ranks India a lowly 120 among 122 countries on the Water Quality Index.
At Capgemini’s tech hackathon, 55 finalists compete to solve India's water crisis
Capgemini’s Tech Challenge 2019 had the participants tackle one of the biggest threats the world is facing.
Multiples PE puts $20 million into big data startup Quantiphi
The investment, which has a small secondary component as well, is the first institutional funding round raised by the six-year-old Boston and Mumbai-based company.
Porsche bets rich Indians will pay to show off electric cars
Local duties in India make imported luxury cars about 2.5 times more expensive than what they cost in Europe -- a reason cited by Elon Musk for ignoring the market so far -- but that’s no deterrent for prospective buyers, accordion to Pavan Shetty, director at Porsche India. But, Porsche is planning to start selling its electric Taycan model in India next year.
India Inc has long way to go in employing disabled people
Only 34 lakh of the about 1.34 crore people with disabilities (PwDs) in the employable age have a job in India, according to Equiv.in, a recruitment platform that cited government data for the numbers. That is an unemployment rate of more than 70%.
Greg Hyttenrauch named Cognizant EVP, President of Digital Systems & Technology
Prior to Vodafone, Hyttenrauch spent seven years at Capgemini, holding leadership roles that included Deputy CEO, Global Infrastructure Services, and Global Sales Officer and CEO of the UK and Nordics Outsourcing Business Unit.
TCS becomes first Tata company to extend medical cover benefits to LGBT employees
Up to 50% of the cost of sex/gender reassignment surgery will be covered by insurance.
Mark Taylor to head Cognizant Interactive
Cognizant Digital Business President Malcolm Frank announced that Mark Tayylor who was earlier serving as Global Customer Engagement Lead at Capgemini, has joined Cognizant Interactive as the new Senior Vice President and Global Practice Leader. Taylor brings decades of industry expertise across a variety of sectors, particularly in consumer products.
Cognizant to upskill 5,000 staffers
The firm had planned to increase hiring in its sales vertical to build a 500-strong team that will target niche deals in digital services.
The risk is real: Global energy consumption up by 2.3%, experts blame it on tech & population
The use of fossil fuels has boomed, with prices remaining largely stable.
Capgemini India accelerates promotions, gives handsome increments
It has even conceptualised a new HR strategy, one that borrows from Albert Einstein's iconic equation, E=mc2.
CCI approves Capgemini’s acquisition of Altran
Capgemini had announced its plan to acquire engineering consulting firm Altran for 3.6 billion euro ($4.1 billion).
Wells Fargo looks to double office space in India, may lease 8 lakh sq ft space in Bengaluru
This year has seen several large office deals, the latest being that of Capgemini taking up 445,000 sq ft space in DivyaSree Technopark while Cognizant signed a deal for 450,000 sq ft space earlier in Bagmane Solarium City. Bengaluru is expected to close the year at 12-13 million sq ft of office space being leased.
Capgemini says COO Aiman Ezzat will take over as CEO in May
Ezzat’s elevation is part of the internal managerial transition process started by Hermelin in 2017.
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