/Tag: Infosys

Digital India has had tremendous positive impact

2018-12-11T10:10:41+00:00November 29th, 2018|2017/2018, UK Edition – December 2018|

Narayana Murthy is the legendary Co-Founder of Indian software giant Infosys. In this interview, he offers ‘India Global Business’ some insights into the scope of the UK-India Tech Partnership in the lead up to the Future Tech Festival in New Delhi, what Brexit means for Indian IT companies and the true impact of the government’s Digital India initiative on the ground. What is the significance of collaborations such as the UK-India Tech Partnership? The UK-India Tech Partnership aims to bring [...]

Indian companies on a global mission

2020-03-24T11:43:24+00:00October 3rd, 2018|2017/2018, Global Edition – October 2018|

From start-ups to industry leaders, Indian enterprises are continued their march to enhance overseas impact. OYO hotel chain announces UK entry OYO, India's fastest growing hotel chain, is set to shake up Britain's budget accommodation market with a high-tech franchising and marketing strategy to sign up 300 independent hotels by the end of 2019. Marking its first expansion outside of Asia, the franchiser said it plans to invest £40 million ($53 million) to launch in 10 UK cities over the [...]

Indian firms take flight across borders

2020-03-24T12:18:59+00:00September 3rd, 2018|UK Edition – September 2018|

From acquisitions to expansions, Indian companies widened their horizons in recent weeks. IndiGo adds Kuwait, Abu Dhabi to its network Indian budget carrier IndiGo said it will add Kuwait and Abu Dhabi to its international destination from October this year. The carrier will operate a daily flight from Chennai to Kuwait and from Calicut to Abu Dhabi from mid-October. Besides, it will operate a daily flight from Abu Dhabi to Kochi, a statement issued by the airline said. Beginning 1 [...]

Job creation at core of Indian impact in US

2020-03-16T11:24:11+00:00December 20th, 2017|2016, 2017/2018, December 2017, India-US, India-US, Year, Yearend 2016|

Indian companies created over 100,000 jobs in the US in recent months, which will define the relationship into the New Year. Biocon widens BristolMyers Squibb tie-up Biocon's contract research arm, Syngene International, has expanded its ongoing drug discovery and development with US-based Bristol-Myers Squibb till 2026. Syngene International said in a Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE) filing: "The next phase of the partnership will see the addition of a new facility to support future Bristol-Myers Squibb research and development operations, an [...]

The war against robots

2018-08-06T13:33:18+00:00April 11th, 2017|2017/2018, April 2017, Sector Focus/IT, Year|

Automation in the global IT industry threatens to disrupt the sector in -India but it may be a blessing in heavy disguise. For the stagnant industry, robots may pave the way for the next round of growth. On March 19, news reports suggested Cognizant, the New-Jersey headquartered software services firm may fire between 6,000-10,000 workers in its bid to reduce redundant and non-performing workers. As the news spread and doomsday predictions started ringing, the firm’s spokesperson sought to cool frayed [...]