Curtain Raiser: NASSCOM India Leadership Forum 2009

NEW DELHI, INDIA: The 17th edition of NASSCOM India Leadership Forum, the flagship event of NASSCOM, is being held at a very critical juncture in the short yet exciting history of Indian IT/BPO industry. Recession in US and downturn in India is exerting lot of pressure on Indian IT/BPO industry, to devise a calibrated strategy […]

Curtain Raiser: NASSCOM India Leadership Forum 2009

NEW DELHI, INDIA: The 17th edition of NASSCOM India Leadership Forum, the flagship event of NASSCOM, is being held at a very critical juncture in the short yet exciting history of Indian IT/BPO industry. Recession in US and downturn in India is exerting lot of pressure on Indian IT/BPO industry, to devise a calibrated strategy […]

SOA adoption is not function of pricing alone

NEW DELHI, INDIA: Intelligroup, a global provider of business consulting, technology, and outsourcing services has been consistently included in the in the ‘Strong Performers’ category and received high client satisfaction scores by leading industry research firms. The company has operations in the Americas, Japan, AsiaPacific, and Europe and is present in India in Hyderabad and […]

Headstrong acquires US based BPO firm

Lydian Data Services is now Headstrong Business Services Idhries Ahmad NEW DELHI, INDIA: Global financial services consulting firm, Headstrong has acquired the Lydian Data services, a privately owned diversified financial services firm. Lydian Data Services provides Business Process Outsourcing, business connectivity and transaction management solutions to mortgage originators, secondary market conduits and investors. The company […]

Steria to tap Indian market this year

Steria’s solutions for credit card fraud management, Airport management system and command and control solutions for police makes sense for Indian markets Idhries Ahmad NEW DELHI, INDIA: Europe based IT services company, Steria will be aggressively targeting the opportunity thrown by domestic Indian market in 2009. The formerly Xansa, is also giving final touches to […]

Destination Europe

The low hanging fruit in US is almost gone and it is time Indian IT companies re iron their European strategy, for the journey is going to be difficult

Curtain Raiser CIOL CChange 2009: Be prepared to do more with less

Invest in technologies, where payback is closer to the horizon Idhries Ahmad NEW DELHI, INDIA: In the first part of our speaker series for CIOL C Change 2009, Idhries Ahmad of CIOL catches up with Prasanto Kumar Roy, President & Chief Editor, ICT Publications, CyberMedia. Roy, a veteran in enterprise technology trends, and with more […]

BT rules out job cuts in India

NEW DELHI, INDIA: British Telecom is excited about Indian market opportunity and is targeting twenty percent of networked IT market in India, which BT expect to be around 24 billion Euro in 2010-11. The company has also ruled out any lay offs in India in response to the global slow down and expects to continue […]

Software testing is inferior to development is a myth

As a test engineer, you play an important role in ensuring that the final software application or product meets the desired quality standards, and the success or failure of the application or product largely depends on its quality Idhries AhmadNEW DELHI, INDIA: Software testers have traditionally thought off by their more ‘advantaged’ developer community as […]

“Recession is an opportunity”

Recession rather than a threat, should be seen as blessing in disguise for CIO’s as this is forcing them to re-look their existing IT infrastructure and how they can fine tune it to streamline processes, improve productivity and help their enterprises reduce costs