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| 24 November, 2020, 04:59 PM IST | E-Paper

    Jochelle Mendonca

    Assistant Editor - Enterprise IT, ET Prime

    Having spent over 10 years as a business journalist , first with Reuters and then the Economic Times, I love writing stories that show people the big picture and stories based on the little illuminat ...

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    Accenture has aced the acquisitions game. Indian IT companies can use a few tips from its playbook.The code with which TCS, Infosys, and Indian IT keep defying the doomsayers: retrain, retool, revalueNot fit and proper: VCs, startups cry foul as restriction on investments from Mauritius, China hurtsWhy Accenture, Genpact et al. may struggle to execute Facebook’s content-moderation contracts
    The Coforge stock is on a tear: why travel and hospitality exposure is not a drag on its valuationHexaware, NIIT, CitiusTech: PE investor Baring can’t wait to catch its breath if it spots an IT pickAshok Soota: loves to go against the grain; builds ace companies; master mentor; at 77, raring to goBPOs hunt for talent in smaller towns, build an Uber-like model to survive the pandemic
    BPO firm Teleperformance hires over 12,000 people in last three months using digital hiring strategyBehind HCL Tech’s USD3 billion enterprise software play and why its success is so crucialInfosys takes TCS head-on under Salil Parekh; delivers growth despite the pandemic, stock zoomsThe new rival of Byju’s, UpGrad, and Simplilearn is no ed-tech startup. The name is TCS.
    Pandemic pointers for Indian IT: make do with small deals, says ISG; and a catch in TCS’s cash flowPut in co-ordinated efforts to keep cash collections high: TCS CFO V Ramakrishnan“Bangalored” is passé, Bastar is here: why rural BPOs hope to grab a chunk of post-pandemic workPersistent began with IT products and promise. Having fallen behind, its revival hinges on services.
    Abidali Neemuchwala's stint at Wipro: from great expectations to the lost continentWFH may need tech trackers, but employers must watch for thin line between tracking and surveillanceThe laptop lapped it up in the lockdown, but the party may not last longThis crisis is a “little different animal”, and it is hurting Indian IT more than 2008
    Enterprise tech is offering deals, freebies at pandemic sale. The real aim: Get customers locked in.TCS wants to tweak its software-delivery model. Success can mean higher profit, employee productivity.Genpact may withdraw its earnings guidanceIndian IT just passed its crisis QC. Here’s how it’s getting ready for the post-pandemic new normal.
    Small captives may go on the block as a result of Covid-19 pandemicIT companies face demands for discounts, payment delays from clientsCognizant withdraws FY20 guidance, draws on credit line to boost financial flexibilityBPO cos in talks to restructure debt, add credit lines to deal with Covid-19 impact
    Startek to boost sales, management ranks to speed turnaroundCovid-19: No outsourcing for these business processes management companiesCognizant to give two-thirds of employees 25% more in base pay for working in coronavirus pandemicIT companies power critical services, can’t let all work from home, say CEOs
    Project WFH hits bandwidth hurdle: IT employees forced to report from frontline, risking infectionCoronavirus impact: Hikes, bonuses on the block as IT firms get ready for slumpAccenture slashes FY20 revenue growth forecast due to Covid-19Karnataka dials Firstsource, Infosys for Covid-19 helpline
    PNB Housing bucks trend, trusts tech to boost efficiencyCovid-19 impact: IT firms seek client waivers so staff can work from homeCoronavirus outbreak: Tata Sons asks employees to avoid domestic travel, cut down face-to-face meetingsInfosys sacks employees arrested for taking bribes
    Coronavirus: Nasscom urges Govt to allow techies to work from homeWork-from-home gains ground as call centres run pilotsInfosys sees a billion dollar in the cloudGenpact flags coronavirus as risk factor; says unable to predict impact on 2020 revenue
    Different metric for digital: CognizantDigit launches coronavirus insurance product63,000-plus robots at Accenture’s operationsGoing for the skill? Learn the TCS, Infosys way
    UBS sets sights on fintech startups
    UBS sets sights on fintech startups
    18 Feb 2020 11:20 AM IST
    Cognizant’s US headcount drops
    Cognizant’s US headcount drops
    17 Feb 2020 08:33 AM IST
    YONO largest consumer platform after e-commerce companies, says SBI ChiefTechtonic tales: Why the BPM industry is likely to outperform IT firms in 2020
    Travel curbs could leave a mark on IT Companies' Q4 numbersInfosys to pay as much as $250 million for Simplus acquisitionCognizant spends $49 mn to let go some employees, $29 million to retain othersCognizant Beats Estimates, Posts 4% Jump in Revenue
    Cognizant's Vice Chairman Francisco D'Souza steps down from the board; Vinita Bali joinsCognizant in talks to buy French Salesforce consulting co, to add 345 employeesLiberty Global signs deal with Infosys, to transfer 300 employees to IT firmRoopa Kudva retires from Infosys board
    Cognizant buys US consultancy Code ZeroEngineers as interns is an idea that needs some doing: ExpertsGovernment moves to provide internships to fresh engineers to help with employabilityIBM raises IITian Arvind Krishna to CEO effective April
    Wipro CEO Abidali Neemuchwala steps downQuess Q3 revenue jumps 36% to Rs 2,950 croreCognizant-led consortium wins five-year deal from UK’s Network RailCognizant consortium wins five year deal from Network Rail
    Infosys sets up team to scale platform unitIBM India opens automation innovation centre in PuneMindtree may have to fight harder for deals: ExpertsNot received Sebi request for further audits: Infosys
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