Automation – Impact on IT sector

Sometime in July last year, a majority of mid-level IT engineers gulped down their morning coffee digesting cold facts released by a noted research firm, published across newspapers in the country.

HfS, a US based research firm predicted that India’s IT services industry will lose 6.4 lakh low-skilled jobs to automation by 2021. Worldwide, the firm predicts there will be 1.4 million IT jobs slashed, which is a decrease of 9 percent in headcount. For an industry that grew from $ 100 million in 1992 to $146 billion in 2016 in India, the research was an eye opener for many IT sector employees on what steps they should take next, after spending a monotonous 10 or 15 years in the flourishing industry. Continue reading “Automation – Impact on IT sector”

Do we like lectures? May be naah….

My job entails working with some of the brilliant technical minds, across organizations, culture & geographies. Solving some of the major technical challenges, ramping-up teams on different niche technologies, for their project or futuristic requirements. One common thing, we do observe is, do really people enjoy lecturing? In my opinion, out of 8 hours a day, may be not more than 30-45 mins. What people really enjoy are activities and engagement during learning. Continue reading “Do we like lectures? May be naah….”

BYOD, MDM, Consumerization (Mobile Strategies) Tips of 2013 – Part 1

Consumerization, BYOD, managing mobile devices and the cloud have been hot topics for IT professionals this year, and there has been a lot to keep up on.

Mobile devices and operating systems kept the bring your own device (BYOD) trend going strong and essential questions about how best to handle mobile strategies, mobile device management (MDM), workers’ cloud use and more. Read up on the 2013’s  most popular tips: Continue reading “BYOD, MDM, Consumerization (Mobile Strategies) Tips of 2013 – Part 1”