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Proposed Changes to H1B Visa Norms Is An Opportunity And Not A Threat

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H-1B, Singapore Protectionism: Calm Down, This Is No Do Or Die Battle, Indian IT Has Weathered Bigger Storms

With the latest missive from the Donald Trump administration on H-1B visa, cautioning companies against misuse, the immigration issues of the Indian IT sector are back in news. And it is not the US alone that is drumming up protectionism…

Trump Begins Clampdown On H-1B Visas

In a fresh blow to software professionals, the Trump administration has moved to bar entry-level programmers from the H-1B visa programme. “H-1B abuse is very high and it is important to check the abuse. All IT services players will adjust to…

H1B Visa: India Begins Dialogue With US Lawmakers

The Indian software services companies will breathe a sigh of relief as the Indian ministries, authorities and industry lobby had a dialogue with a visiting eight-member US delegation headed by Congressman Bob GoodLatte, on the ongoing concerns of H1-B visa…

H1-B Visa Restrictions: Experts Say US Too Will Feel The Heat Of Donald Trump’s Plan

Today a legislation impacting H1-B visa programme has been introduced in the US House of Representatives making it difficult for companies in the US to employ skilled foreign workers. Among other things, the bill more than doubled the minimum wage requirement of…

This Country Will Be Most Impacted If US Passes New H-1B Visa Bill

It may not be a good time to be a techie in America. Correction: It may not be a good time to be a non-American in Trump's America. "Skilled foreign workers who come to work in the US by the…

What H1B Visa Reforms Mean For IT Companies

Software services industry, already facing pressures on profitability and revenue, has become the latest target of the Trump administration’s moves to protect American jobs. The prevailing protectionist sentiment will lead to a sharp rise in on-shoring and near-shoring arrangements, said…

New H-1B Visa Announcement: Skills Not Salary The Trump Card

On 31 January 2017, an announcement impacting H-1B visa programme has been made by the US House of Representatives making it difficult for companies in the US to employ skilled foreign workers. Among other things, the minimum wage requirement of H-1B…

Course Content In Learning Outsourcing: From A Point Of Failure To A Position Of Strength

At Greyhound Research – the Technology & Innovation Research, Advisory & Consulting arm of Greyhound Knowledge Group – the year has started on a rather interesting note. We’ve just closed our annual study, Global CLDO Priorities 2017, and the results…

Indian IT Firms Face Uphill Task For New Contracts Up For Rebid

India’s software exporters seem to be the new incumbents in the global technology outsourcing space. In the next two years, clients such as BNP Paribas, Procter & Gamble, Johnson & Johnson, Citigroup and DuPont will look at their existing contracts…

Wyde Pitches For The Trillion-Dollar Insurance Market

While it may not be one of those typical posh offices in Manhattan’s Park Avenue, the office of Wyde.com is nonetheless upscale for a small technology business. At building No. 460, Rajesh Makhija, CEO of the $50-million software product SMB,…

Tata-Mistry Spat Unlikely To Hit TCS Operations: Analysts

The bitter boardroom battle at Tata Sons is unlikely to impact operations of the USD 100-billion conglomerate's crown jewel TCS, but if its chief N Chandrasekaran is elevated to the top at the group level, it could be a blip…

Using Digital Transformation To Improve Sales Effectiveness

In an omni-channel world, the evolution of go-to-market channels is undoubtedly enforcing a change in the role of Chief Sales Officers (CSOs). Traditional go-to-market channels like retail stores are being replaced by new-age digital channels such as mCommerce and eCommerce…

How the TCS-Epic case could impact the IT services sector

Indian IT services companies with software platforms could be forced to rethink their operational set up after the massive fine imposed by a Wisconsin federal jury against TCS. While TCS has denied the allegations of stealing healthcare software from American…

How terror is affecting Indian techies overseas

When Nirmal Jain, an IBM employee, was about to be sent to Jordan on his first onsite posting, his family had serious concerns about security. However, for Jain, now 24, it was a blessing in disguise. IBM paid him a…

One Small Step For Me, One Giant Leap For #WorkforceTech

It’s not often that one comes across a young, new-age Research & Advisory firm which does not believe in pay-to-play, but dares to say things as they are. A firm which has not just survived but thrived, while staying fiercely…

IT Industry invests in innovation to adapt to changing marketplace

Indian software companies may not be reporting the 25 to 30 per cent growth rates they had witnessed a few years ago - and probably will never again - but they are still making rapid strides on the back of…

Restoring & Reinventing

On 20 august — which happened to be Infosys founder N.R. Narayana Murthy’s 69th birthday — the company CEO and managing director Vishal Sikka announced a new set of services, ‘Aikido’. Named after Japanese martial art that is about defeating…

TCS Q4 Net Profit Plummets 30%

Tata Consultancy Services has recorded a 30.7 per cent fall in net profit for the fourth quarter ended March 31, 2015, by a one-off bonus paid to employees, cross currency-movements and overall weakness in key sectors. “The very fact that…

Capgemini To Become No. 3 MNC IT Employer In India

The Capgemini-IGATE merger will make the French company a leading employer of Indian engineers, thereby enabling it to better compete with domestic vendors for price-sensitive IT engagements, industry insiders feel. “Our estimate is that Capgemini-IGATE would currently employ 83,000 people…

TCS Will Have To Run Harder To Stay Ahead Of The Pack

Over the past few years, Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) has increasingly turned out to be the bellwether for the Indian IT industry, a position long held by Infosys. Sanchit Vir Gogia, CEO of Greyhound Research in post results commentary said…

Infosys Q3 net profit up 13% at Rs 3,250 crore; beats expectations

Beating expectations, Infosys on Friday reported 13 percent jump in consolidated net profit for the third quarter to Rs 3,250 crore, helped by increase in business and clients from North America, as also from India. However, Greyhound Research CEO Sanchit…

Infosys Q3 net profit up 13% at Rs 3,250 crore; beats expectations

Beating expectations, Infosys on Friday reported 13 percent jump in consolidated net profit for the third quarter to Rs 3,250 crore, helped by increase in business and clients from North America, as also from India. However, Greyhound Research CEO Sanchit…

Infosys Q3 net profit up 13% at Rs 3,250 crore; beats expectations

Beating expectations, Infosys on Friday reported 13 percent jump in consolidated net profit for the third quarter to Rs 3,250 crore, helped by increase in business and clients from North America, as also from India. However, Greyhound Research CEO Sanchit…

Infosys Q3 Net Profit Up 13%, Beats Expectations

Beating expectations, Infosys today reported 13 per cent jump in consolidated net profit for the third quarter to Rs 3,250 crore, helped by increase in business and clients from North America, as also from India. However, Greyhound Research CEO Sanchit…