Job offers at premier undergrad colleges belie slowdown, average packages zoom
Recruiters flocked premier undergraduate colleges to woo fresh talent, despite a slowdown.
Worldwide smartphone sales will grow 3% this year: Gartner
In 2019, worldwide smartphone sales declined 2%, the first time since 2008, as the...
Top IT trends to embark on a decade of openness and collaboration
As we enter the new decade, the question really is how businesses adopt new...
It pays to do an MBA in a slowdown
The top 6 make news pretty much every year. It’s the ones below them that have become a talking point.
Cognizant sees Data Protection Bill increasing costs, obligations
Firm says compliance may require changes in business practices. The Bill was recently cleared for introduction in the ongoing Budget session of Parliament. A company may have to pay a penalty of up to Rs 15 crore or 4% of its global turnover if found violating norms under the Bill.
69% of routine work currently done by managers will be completely automated by 2024: Gartner
"Currently, managers often need to spend time filling in forms, updating information and approving workflows. By using AI to automate these tasks, they can spend less time managing transactions and can invest more time on learning, performance management and goal setting," Helen Poitevin, research vice- president at Gartner, said.
Global semiconductor revenue declined 11.9% in 2019: Gartner
Worldwide semiconductor revenue totalled USD 418.3 billion in 2019, down 11.9 per cent from the previous calendar year, according to preliminary results by Gartner, Inc.
Global IT spending to reach USD 3.9 trillion in 2020: Gartner
"With the waning of global uncertainties, businesses are redoubling investments in IT as they anticipate revenue growth, but their spending patterns are continually shifting," said John-David Lovelock, distinguished research vice president at Gartner.
Cyfirma raises Series A funding from Z3Partners
With this investment, Z3Partners joins Goldman Sachs and Zodius Capital as a shareholder of Cyfirma, which has raised $8 million in total including the current round.
Global PC shipments grew 2.3% to 70.6 million units in Q4 2019: Gartner
The global PC market grew 2.3 per cent year-on-year in October-December 2019 with shipment totalling 70.6 million units, data from research firm Gartner showed.
Samsung unveils cheaper foldable phone, Galaxy Z Flip; also debuts 5G-powered Galaxy S20 devices
The Z Flip, priced from $1,380, will go on sale on Friday.
Techtonic tales: Why the BPM industry is likely to outperform IT firms in 2020
Only Infosys and HCL Technologies have managed double-digit growth so far this fiscal year, helped by acquisitions. HCL’s acquisition of IBM products and its investments in artificial intelligence and analytics have helped it take a lead over rivals like Wipro, analysts said.
Companies must review outsourcing to mitigate geopolitical risk: Gartner
Geopolitical conditions have a direct impact on trade and economic activities of a country. According to Gartner Inc, recent events like the Sri Lankan terrorist attacks, the US-China trade dispute and political tensions in Hong Kong are raising fears of delivery disruptions. This could further affect global offshore services market.
Organisations must review outsourcing arrangements to mitigate geopolitical risk: Gartner
According to Gartner, Inc., fears of geopolitical instability may impact the global offshore services market, as sourcing, procurement and vendor management executives review their options to mitigate risk.
Large enterprises are turning to startups for cyber security services
Big firms are turning to cyber security startups dotting India as they look for niche solutions as against end-to-end management offered by transnationals.
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