BANGALORE, INDIA: Walmart today opened its new technology Center of Excellence(CoE) in Bangalore. The center will house Walmart Global Technology Services, to build new platforms and services to support both its e-commerce and stores businesses worldwide.
The Walmart Global Technology Services team at the center will deliver engineering, product innovation and technology strategy for Walmart Technology, Walmart’s integrated retail and e-commerce technology team. The group collaborates on technology projects such as store mapping features in Walmart’s mobile app and pick up of online orders in stores.
The head of Walmart GTS in India, Jayakumar Kulakada said, “Our teams in the India technology centre are working on exciting solutions that merge the digital and physical shopping experience -- like online grocery and new mobile experiences in stores like Walmart Pay. The launch of the new center of excellence is a significant step in the growth of the India center and Walmart’s committment to the talented technologists who work here.”