NASSCOM Foundation and SAP join hands to open 25 NDLM centres

BANGALORE, INDIA: SAP India and NASSCOM Foundation  will open 25 new National Digital Literacy Mission (NDLM) centres in 12 cities across India. This initiative aims to strengthen the Government’s vision to educate and empower the citizens with IT related skills

Baidu announces support to Hindi at NASSCOM conference

NEW DELHI, INDIA: Baidu, the Chinese language Internet search provider, has announced that version 3.0 of its Android app store MoboMarket is now available in India, and will support Hindi language. The announcement was made during the 2015 NASSCOM Game

Gaming— $150 million market in India: NASSCOM

MUMBAI, INDIA: With handheld gaming revenues at $150 million, Indian gaming is a mobile first market, NASSCOM said at a recently concluded Gaming Developer Conference. In a report titled, The Indian Games Market Review, at the NASSCOM Gaming Developer Conference

Now a mobile app for NASSCOM Game Developers Conference (NGDC)

MUMBAI, INDIA: More than 1,500 gamers will be able to track all the developments at the NASSCOM Game Developers Conference (NGDC) to be held in Pune November 5-7, on their mobile phones. Pune-based Kellton Tech has developed the iBeacon powered

HR experts on why talent analytics is crucial

MUMBAI, INDIA: According to a new survey, Talent analytics is set to play a crucial role in HR. Here’s what the HR experts have to say on the new trend. Shaswat Kumar, Partner, Aon Hewitt: IT and BPM businesses are

Three new HR transformation trends

NEW DELHI, INDIA:  Based on the theme of What got us here, won’t get us there, a new NASSCOM-Aon Hewitt report titled The Transformation Agenda, outlines new HR trends in the IT-BPM industry. According to the report, talent risk for

India ranks 3rd in global start-up index: NASSCOM

MUMBAI, INDIA: Did you know that Indian start-ups received $5 billion funding in 2015; or $100 million per week? And that 1,200 new tech start-ups were born in 2015 so far? India’s start-up journey has just started gaining momentum, a

Government owes Rs 5,000 crore in contract payments to IT services companies

MUMBAI, INDIA: Industry body NASSCOM has expressed concern over the pending dues to the IT services firms, by various government organizations. According to NASSCOM, various government departments owe about Rs 5,000 crore in contract payments to IT services companies. Large

Can you guess the potential of Indian start-ups?

MUMBAI, INDIA: The start-ups led by disruptive technologies can contribute $1 trillion to the Indian economy by 2025, according to Industry body NASSCOM. According to R Chandrasekhar, President, NASSCOM, disruptive technology has the potential to bring in $500 billion to

With $22 billion in taxes and 4,10,000 jobs, India is not bleeding the US: NASSCOM

MUMBAI, INDIA: India’s tech industry billed more than $22 billion in US federal, state, and local taxes in the 2011-2015 timeframe even as its $2 billion investment supported more than 4,10,000 jobs in the US, according to a new NASSCOM

Nasscom wants PM Modi to push for investor friendly policies with US

MUMBAI, INDIA: Industry body NASSCOM wants Prime Minister Narendra Modi to focus on cyber security and push for investor friendly policies during his visit to the US later this month. BVR Mohan Reddy, Chairman, and R Chandrasekhar, President, NASSCOM, will

NASSCOM, SNDT University, collaborate to enhance employability skills of undergrads

MUMBAI, INDIA: The IT-ITeS Sector Skills Council NASSCOM (SSC NASSCOM) has signed a MoU with Shreemati Nathibai Damodar Thackersey (SNDT) Women’s University to launch the Global Business for Foundation Skills (GBFS) and Foundation Skills in IT (FSIT) program courseware. Developed

Currency fluctuation and China slowdown will impact the IT services industry: NASSCOM

MUMBAI, INDIA: After Finance Minister Arun Jaitley admitted that the Chinese slowdown will impact global economy, software body NASSCOM reiterated that the impact will be felt on the Indian IT services providers as well. R Chandrasekar, President, NASSCOM, asserted that

Indian developers to participate in Casual Connect

NEW DELHI, INDIA: Taking forward NASSCOM Gaming Forum’s drive to showcase the Indian talent in video game content, NASSCOM is sending a delegation of India’s premier independent studios to Casual Connect USA 2015 in San Francisco from August 11 to August

NASSCOM lists top 20 IT-BPM employers in India

CHENNAI, INDIA: Tata Consultancy Services emerges as the largest employer in National Association of Software and Services Companies (NASSCOM) annual rankings of Top 20 IT-BPM employers in India, for fiscal year 2013-14. TCS is followed by Cognizant Technology Solutions at second

Data Security Council of India catalyzes secure cyber space discussion

NEW DELHI, INDIA: Data Security Council of India (DSCI) organised its seventh edition of annual event Best Practices Meet which witnessed discussions on contemporary issues including policy matters, concerted efforts taken at national and sectoral levels, proposed industry steps, market

Mobile classrooms soon to be a reality in five cities

BANGALORE, INDIA: HP and Nasscom has partnered to align with Government’s National Digital Literacy Mission by donating five mobile container classrooms which will be deployed in Mumbai, Pune, Chennai, Bengaluru and Rajasthan with the capacity to train 6,000 beneficiaries on

PM, Nasscom, DeitY, ERNET announce CoE for IoT

MUMBAI, INDIA: As part of the Digital India program launch, Prime Minister Narendra Modi has launched the Centre of Excellence (CoE) for IoT in Bengaluru, to enable rapid adoption of IoT. A joint venture by National Association of Software and

Engineering grads, keep your resumes ready!

MUMBAI, INDIA: It’s time for the engineering graduates to update and polish their resume. The Indian IT and ITeS companies will hire 2.3 lakh fresh engineering graduates this year. Confirming the same, BVR Mohan Reddy, Chairman, Nasscom, said, “Last year, the

NASSCOM and Symantec to build cyber security skills

NEW DELHI, INDIA: The National Association of Software and Services Companies (NASSCOM) and Symantec today signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for “Building Cyber Security Skills”, an initiative to develop world-class skilled and certified professionals. Sector Skill Council (SSC) NASSCOM