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…

Indian IT Majors May Hire More Americans After Trump’s Tough Talk On Immigration

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

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Trump Govt Not To Change H-1B visa Rules: Time Indian IT Firms Looked At Changing Business Model

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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…

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…

Nasscom rejects Murthy’s ‘immigration agents’ comment on Indian IT firms

The National Association of Software and Services Companies (Nasscom) rejected NR Narayana Murthy's comment wherein he called Indian IT firms as behaving like "immigration agents." Sanchit Gogia, chief analyst and CEO, Greyhound Research, explained that the Indian services model is just not…

Nasscom rejects Murthy’s comment calling Indian IT firms immigration agents

N R N Murthy, co-founder Infosys, may have stirred up a hornet's nest by saying Indian IT firms behave like immigration agents, but the model that he claims he created to be less dependent on visa's did not yield the…

Nasscom rejects Murthy’s comment calling Indian IT firms ‘immigration agents’

N R N Murthy, co-founder Infosys, may have stirred up a hornet's nest by saying Indian IT firms behave like immigration agents, but the model that he claims he created to be less dependent on visa's did not yield the…

Identity management: how the cloud can help your business

The risk of attack is increasing, but few small to midsize businesses are taking the basic measures needed to prevent it. The costs incurred from a compromise are vast; damaged systems and software must be replaced – and that’s on…

Identity management: how the cloud can help your business

The risk of attack is increasing, but few small to midsize businesses are taking the basic measures needed to prevent it. The costs incurred from a compromise are vast; damaged systems and software must be replaced – and that’s on…

Identity management: how the cloud can help your business

The risk of attack is increasing, but few small to midsize businesses are taking the basic measures needed to prevent it. The costs incurred from a compromise are vast; damaged systems and software must be replaced – and that’s on…

Identity management: how the cloud can help your business

The risk of attack is increasing, but few small to midsize businesses are taking the basic measures needed to prevent it. The costs incurred from a compromise are vast; damaged systems and software must be replaced – and that’s on…

Identity management: how the cloud can help your business

The risk of attack is increasing, but few small to midsize businesses are taking the basic measures needed to prevent it. The costs incurred from a compromise are vast; damaged systems and software must be replaced – and that’s on…

Identity management: how the cloud can help your business

The risk of attack is increasing, but few small to midsize businesses are taking the basic measures needed to prevent it. The costs incurred from a compromise are vast; damaged systems and software must be replaced – and that’s on…

Identity management: how the cloud can help your business

The risk of attack is increasing, but few small to midsize businesses are taking the basic measures needed to prevent it. The costs incurred from a compromise are vast; damaged systems and software must be replaced – and that’s on…

Identity management: how the #cloud can help your business

The risk of attack is increasing, but few small to midsize businesses are taking the basic measures needed to prevent it. The costs incurred from a compromise are vast; damaged systems and software must be replaced – and that’s on…

Identity management: how the cloud can help your business

The risk of attack is increasing, but few small to midsize businesses are taking the basic measures needed to prevent it. The costs incurred from a compromise are vast; damaged systems and software must be replaced – and that’s on…

Identity management: how the cloud can help your business

The risk of attack is increasing, but few small to midsize businesses are taking the basic measures needed to prevent it. The costs incurred from a compromise are vast; damaged systems and software must be replaced – and that’s on…

Identity management: how the cloud can help your business

The risk of attack is increasing, but few small to midsize businesses are taking the basic measures needed to prevent it. The costs incurred from a compromise are vast; damaged systems and software must be replaced – and that’s on…

Five Ways for SMBs to Enter Emerging Markets Fast

Growing companies often look to developing markets for new opportunities; however, finding the right time to enter these markets can be a difficult balance. Recent research from Oxford Economics, sponsored by SAP, suggests that less than one-quarter of U.S. small and medium…