PP Thimmaya

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How semiconductor sector has all ingredients necessary to create vibrant fabless industry

The semiconductor sector has all the ingredients necessary to create a vibrant fabless industry in the country with a little push from pro-active government policies

semiconductor sector, fabless industry, semiconductor industry, business models

Small is beautiful as far as we are concerned, says MD of CanFin Homes

Although the implementation of GST and RERA has impacted the sector negatively, we are confident that these changes would ensure healthy growth over time.

housing sector, CanFuin Homes

We are plugged into the open source community in India, says MD of Red Hat India

The adoption of technology is gathering rapid pace in India and open source software has come to play a critical role.

Red Hat India, start up. start up company

Exotel: This cloud telephony start-up has displayed its prowess

E-mail, SMS, IVRS, chatbots have become some of the voiceless forms of communication but the core of interaction among human beings still remains voice.

exotel, e-mail, SMS, IVRS, chatbots, telecom, ganesan, application programming interface

How HealthBot is providing healthcare for the unconnected

HealthBot, a healthcare start-up, aims to bring the best of medical services to people staying in remote locations, especially rural areas, through its technology platform.

medicine, health care, healthcare sector, healthcare industry

Investors rekindle their love affair with start-ups

PE funding in Indian start-ups shows vigour after a lull.

LTCG query, tax benefit, economy, india

How Artificial Intelligence is a push towards human-plus machines

The use of AI in India is already being witnessed as seen in automation of back-end processes or chatbots for customer service.

AI, artificial intelligence, cybersecurity, IT industry, digital assistant

Past investments in digital space stand us in good stead, says Debashis Chatterjee of Cognizant

Cognizant, the Nasdaq-listed IT services major with large employee presence in India, provided an upbeat revenue guidance for 2018 in the range of 8-10% and projected an improvement in margins.

Cognizant, Nasdaq-listed comapny, IT services major, IT company, Cognizant revenue,  Debashis Chatterjee, 

From AI to blockchain, Budget 2018 augurs well for Indian IT industry

The Budget has also emphasised on other key themes of the government like smart cities, digital economy and creating a paperless infrastructure. These would augur well for the country as it keeps pace with latest developments

information technology, artificial intelligence, digital manufacturing, Big Data analysis, quantum communication, Internet of Things, Indian information technology, AI to blockchain, Budget 2018, Indian IT industry, IT industry

Budget 2018: Angel tax still a devil but Finance Minister Arun Jaitley instils hope

Budget 2018: The union budget 2018 raised a ray of hope for the start-up ecosystem in the country with the promise of addressing the various issues relating to investment in such companies, but fell short of removing their bi

Budget 2018: The finance minister in his Budget 2018 speech said the government would take additional measures to strengthen the environment for growth of start-ups and their successful operation, generating hopes of the irritants being ironed out.

Angels pray for tax reprieve on start-up funding

The start-up ecosystem, comprising entrepreneurs, venture capitalists and angel investors, is looking forward to the Budget, hoping for relief from its biggest bugbear: angel tax.

startup funding norms, angel investors startup funding, fair market value, V Balakrishnan

Tepid growth notwithstanding, TV Mohandas Pai remains bullish on IT sector

In fact, Pai thinks IT companies are in a good position. According to him, the annual global consumption of software is $1 trillion, growing at 2-4% annually, but Indian IT services companies are growing at 6-9%.

IT sector, TV Mohandas Pai

Design element is key factor that will define success of products, services in digital world

The element of design is likely to be the key factor in defining the success of products or services in an emerging digital world

Design element, digital world, Self-driving cars,  Bhaag Milkha Bhaag, Bahubali, Kochi Metro, digital technology

Artificial Intelligence is now the hottest tech spot and startups in India are working on its cutting edge

Artificial intelligence has emerged as the hottest technology area and the number of start-ups in India from this segment is only increasing every year.

Artificial Intelligence, tech spot, startups in India, technology companies, Indian Start-up Ecosystem, Internet of Things,  Nasscom, Zinnov, AI technologies

Cognizant voluntary attrition rising; here is what Global Delivery President, Debashis Chatterjee said

Cognizant, the Nasdaq listed IT services major with a large employee presence in India, has revised its revenue guidance for the second time this calendar year and has placed large bets on digital technologies which have witn

Infosys, TCS, Wipro employee addition falls under 5 pct; here is why

The growth rate in employee addition has fallen below 5% for the top tier Indian IT services companies — Tata Consultancy Services (TCS), Infosys and Wipro.

Infosys, TCS, Wipro, employee addition, IT services companies

From TCS, Infosys, Wipro to HCL Tech, how Indian IT is transitioning to new era

The second quarter performance of FY18 remained sedate for the top tier companies of India’s IT industry but they are preparing themselves for the future growth opportunity which is digital.

IT industry, TCS,  Infosys, Wipro, HCL Tech, indian IT new era

Investing in AI platform Holmes starts paying off for Wipro

Wipro has been engaged with automation technologies for quite some time now with larger focus being on implementing in its various internal process like travel booking, accounting process etc.

 artificial intelligence, Investing in AI, Holmes, Wipro

No churn in Infosys’ client base despite management change

UB Pravin Rao, the interim CEO of Infosys, during a Citi Global Technology Conference held in September, had said they had gone out on a massive outreach programme with their clients.

Infosys, management change, Vishal Sikka,CEO

B2C euphoria is dying, why this has come as a blessing in disguise for B2B startups

The spotlight is now shifting towards B2B start-ups as they are seen as ventures with sustainable business models thus creating a wider impact.

B2C euphoria, B2C, B2B, start-ups

Nandan Nilekani led Infosys starts search for new CEO after Vishal Sikka exit

The search for a new chief executive officer (CEO) at Infosys has begun with the nominations committee scanning for candidates both internal and external.

Infosys, Nandan Nilekani, CEO, Vishal Sikka exit, Vishal Sikka

India Stack: To serve the underserved

Technology platforms can have a deep impact if it touches the underserved segments of the population. Keeping this in mind, Dalberg Advisors and iSPIRT have thrown open a competition to entrepreneurs to build their innovative

India Stack: To serve the underserved

Panaya case: NR Narayana Murthy finds probe unsatisfactory; investors lose Rs 34,000 cr in 2 sessions

Even as sources close to NR Narayana Murthy claimed on Monday, the chairman emeritus had refrained from participating in the probe in the $200-million Panaya acquisition.

NR Narayana Murthy, Infosys, Infy, Panaya case, Narayana Murthy finds probe unsatisfactory, investors lose Rs 34,000 cr

As NR Narayana Murthy, Infosys chairman R Seshasayee battle rages; more exits likely

The Board of directors at Infosys is likely to see a restructuring in the coming weeks, sources said, even as the friction between founder NR Narayana Murthy and board chairman R Seshasayee continues to fester beneath the sur

Infosys, NR Narayana Murthy, R Seshasayee, battle rages, restructuring in the coming weeks, legal action

After Vishal Sikka exits, will Infosys bring in an outsider again? Here are some names in the hat

When Vishal Sikka took over as Infosys CEO in August 2014, he was the first ever non-founder to assume the mantle at the IT firm.

NR Narayana Murthy lashes out at Infosys board over personal attack

Infosys founder N R Narayana Murthy has expressed his anguish over what he termed was a personal attack by the current Board that he founded and said that he would reply to their allegations in the right manner and in the rig

Our digital revenue is growing well beyond the company average, says Debashis Chatterjee of Cognizant

Nasdaq listed IT firm Cognizant, which has revised upwards the lower end of its revenue guidance for 2017, has witnessed its digital revenues growing higher than the company's average.

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