US Imposes Fresh Curbs On H-1B Visa

The latest changes to the H-1B visa program introduced amid a tough US presidential election campaign are expected to directly affect technology companies, foreign workers, and employers who rely on these non-immigrant US visas. “IT services providers can expect delayed decision-making and…

Trump Takes Another Stab At H1B Little Realizing It May Cause More Harm Than Good

Last night the US administration sent yet another shock wave to the Indian IT by announcing changes to the H1B visa program again. Amongst the broader posture of clamping down aggressively on the number of visas issued, the Trump administration has…

IT Companies Resort To Layoffs As Pressure Mounts Due To Covid Crisis

The information technology (IT) industry is laying off thousands of employees across the globe and in India, on grounds of non-performance, lack of projects and rightsizing surplus staff as pressure mounts on firms due to an uncertain business environment.  …

With Valuations At Historical Low, M&A Activity To Pick Up Pace In IT Industry

The hunt for the right acquisition in the IT industry is expected to pick up pace as valuations are down to a historical low, with the possible merger of mid-tier players Mindtree and L&T Infotech playing out earlier than expected. …

Trump’s Order Queers The Pitch For H-1B Workers

US President Donald Trump’s order restricting American federal agencies from hiring foreign workers, including those on the coveted H-1B visas, is likely to further squeeze Indian outsourcers as they work on many such projects either directly or as sub-contractors.  …

Companies Pivot To Digital Even As IT Budgets Are Under Pressure

As the proverbial light at the end of the Covid-19 tunnel increasingly seems like a mirage, with every day bringing new challenges, IT budgets are under increasing pressure. But companies are also spending on initiatives that will help them recover quickly…

Some Relief For Indians As Trump Allows Certain Exemptions In H-1B, L-1 Ban

In what could be a respite for Indian IT professionals and those working in the healthcare sector in US, the Trump administration has announced certain exemptions in H-1B and L-1 travel ban for those continuing employment with the same employer.…

Roshni Nadar Takes Charge At HCL Technologies

Roshni Nadar Malhotra, the only child of billionaire industrialist Shiv Nadar, has been named chairperson of HCL Technologies Ltd, India’s third largest information technology (IT) services firm, as part of a succession plan. “Roshni’s appointment means new blood and new…

IT May See Surge In Offshoring Biz

Indian software services exporters are likely to gain from a steady shift in offshoring business of their global clients amid the upheaval caused by the coronavirus pandemic. With North America and Europe contributing as much as 60% of revenues, shifting business onshore will…

Cyient, TCS Slip Over 0.5% Amid Report Boeing 737 Max Crisis To Hit IT Cos

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Large BPM Firms Ride Digital Data Analytics Wave

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HCL Technologies Q1 Profit Declines 13.5% At ₹2,220 crore

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Accenture’s Acquisition Of Droga5 Gives It An Edge In Consultative Sales

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Can WNS Transform Itself In Its Bid To Multiply Its Revenues?

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India’s HCL Bets $1.8bn On Long-Selling IBM Software

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Tackling The Product-Services Conundrum

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HCL Technologies-IBM Deal Fails To Enthuse Investors

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Why HCL-IBM Deal Is Failing To Excite Investors

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HCL Tech Just Added Some Not So Sharp Tools In Its Shed (From IBM)

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TCS Wins US Lawsuit Over Alleged Staff Discrimination

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How Indian IT Companies Are Transforming Themselves To Achieve Faster Growth

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W12 Acquisition To Help TCS Compete Better In Digital Design Space

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Indian IT Industry Is Beginning To Reap The Benefits Of Up-Skilling Its Coders

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China Is Luring Indian Tech Firms With Market Access And Free Rent

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How Indian IT Companies Are Trying To Survive As Outsourcing Business Declines

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Is Indian IT Industry “Digital Washing” Its Revenues?

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Genpact flags Trump policies a risk

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

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Flipkart Aims To Bag Snapdeal For $400M

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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…