We need to put reskilling on steroids in India: Debjani Ghosh, Nasscom
We need to ensure we have a talent surplus when it comes to digital skills.
TiE Global Summit 4.0 to emphasise on global outreach for startups
TiE has been a leading organisation in fostering the entrepreneurial ecosy...
Nasscom picks its top 10 innovative tech firms of 2019
he ten startups, which have been picked from Nasscom’s Emerge 50 awards finalists, are...
‘IT services & tech startups help put India on the AI path’
For artificial intelligence and machine learning algorithms to run on big data, Indian companies require technology that will digitise and store data. Industry is now increasingly adopting this infrastructure. Since legacy systems are slow to change, they are the laggards.
Over 1,300 startups added in 2019, over 8,900 tech-startups in India now: Nasscom
India also witnessed the addition of seven Unicorns this year till August taking the total tally to 24 - the third highest.
Nasscom to help Karnataka to rewrite labour regulation
Nasscom’s will help the Karnataka govt rewrite labour regulation in a way that it aligns with the changing requirements of private businesses. The co will also bring more services online to reduce interface between industries &labour offices.
US tech firms get more H-1B visas in FY19
Seven US companies among top 10 recipients; TCS, Cognizant and TechM were others in the list. The top ten companies accounted for 12% of the 88324 H-1B visas issued in fiscal 2019.
More and more IT professionals looking for a new job
Those who are looking for a change mostly have work experience of 15 years and upwards, as per the study.
Hard Brexit an opportunity to Indian IT companies: Expert
Former NASSCOM President expressed the view that if there was a "hard" Brexit, the UK would look for new partners and also eye establishing (new) partnerships in technology space. UK's trade linkage with India will eventually help the IT sector.
‘Long road to Nasscom’s $100 billion engineering R&D goal'
The Indian ER&D sector already employs about 7,00,000 people in the country, which could rise to one million by 2025, if the conditions for growth become more favourable, experts said.
Government may wait for panel report before taking Data Bill to Parliament
Even though non-personal data may be kept outside the purview of the Personal Data Protection Bill, clarity is required on several instances of overlap between personal and non-personal data. Govt formed a panel led by S Gopalakrishnan in September.
India can develop as a centre for software products and deep technology: Prasad
"There are 23,000 startups and 800 are technological startups and out of them 21 are 'unicorns'...But when I see global number of unicorns, that number is 400 plus and so there is a case for greater mentorship and encouragement," Prasad said.
Indian IT services firms see no big blowback from Brexit
The UK government last Thursday clinched a last-minute deal with the EU to exit.
MEITY to award women entrepreneurs in the software products space
The government has recently come up with a draft policy for software products in an effort to create boost the software products space in the country. Meity has partnered with IT industry body Nasscom for the awards.
Army veterans to be trained for IT sector jobs
The initiative to train veterans to the modern industrial needs in the IT sector has been taken jointly by the Indian Army, the NASSCOM and US-based multinational financial services firm Wells Fargo which is also being supported by Amazon India.
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