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TCS Q1 Preview: Margin pressure to weigh; net profit may rise 6-9%

Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) is expected to register a single-digit growth in revenue and profit for the April-June quarter of fiscal year 2024-25 (Q1FY25)

TCS Q1 Preview: Margin pressure to weigh; net profit may rise 6-9%
Updated On : 09 Jul 2024 | 2:43 PM IST

Accenture buys Bengaluru-based chip design company Excelmax Technologies

The investment signifies that the company is making to build semiconductor capabilities

Accenture buys Bengaluru-based chip design company Excelmax Technologies
Updated On : 08 Jul 2024 | 7:34 PM IST

HCLTech's Roshni Nadar Malhotra conferred highest civilian award of France

Instituted in 1802 by Napoleon Bonaparte, the Chevalier de la Legion d'Honneur is the highest civilian award given by the French Republic for outstanding service to France

HCLTech's Roshni Nadar Malhotra conferred highest civilian award of France
Updated On : 08 Jul 2024 | 5:09 PM IST

Hemant Lamba submits resignation as Infosys Executive Vice President

Infosys on Friday said Hemant Lamba, Executive Vice President and Global Head of Strategic Sales, has resigned from the company. The Bengaluru-headquartered IT services firm informed about the resignation of the Senior Management Personnel in a statutory filing. "This is to inform that Hemant Lamba, Senior Management Personnel, has resigned from the services of the company," Infosys said in a BSE filing. In his resignation letter marked to Infosys CEO Salil Parekh, Lamba wrote: "I am writing to inform you of my decision to resign from the services of Infosys. I am thankful for the opportunity and experiences I have had over the years".

Hemant Lamba submits resignation as Infosys Executive Vice President
Updated On : 05 Jul 2024 | 11:14 PM IST

TCS announces title partnership of Sydney Marathon, Australia's largest

Indian IT company sponsors 14 global running events that are attended by 600,000 runners

TCS announces title partnership of Sydney Marathon, Australia's largest
Updated On : 02 Jul 2024 | 11:02 AM IST

Persistent Systems shares jump 5% on Rs 10 dividend announcement

The surge in share price came on the back of a divided announcement, coupled with Accenture's Q3 performance, which met street expectations

Persistent Systems shares jump 5% on Rs 10 dividend announcement
Updated On : 21 Jun 2024 | 12:18 PM IST

Top IT services companies likely to focus on tiered hiring strategy

The salary of a fresher engineer joining the IT services sector starts at around Rs 3.5 lakh per annum. Whereas, freshers who get selected through this tiered framework can get 6.25-12 lakh per annum

Top IT services companies likely to focus on tiered hiring strategy
Updated On : 14 Jun 2024 | 11:00 PM IST

New Govt to build on tech accomplishments, more plans ahead: IT secretary

As the NDA is set to form government for a third term, tech initiatives are expected to maintain pace, with IT Secretary S Krishnan on Wednesday saying that Meity will take up a slew of new initiatives as planned, while building on the legacy of past successes and outcomes. Krishnan, speaking on the sidelines of a Software Technology Park of India (STPI) event, said the ministry has a "number of initiatives which have been planned and are in the works" and those will be taken up once the new government is in place. To a question on whether the work on Digital Personal Data Protection (DPDP) rules and shaping Digital India legislation framework will continue at speed, he said, "the legacy in terms of what we have in the organisation in terms of...institutional memory continues." Asked in particular about the status of the proposed Digital India legislation -- which would provide guardrails and define regulatory approach on new age technologies like AI - he said, "We will see how we .

New Govt to build on tech accomplishments, more plans ahead: IT secretary
Updated On : 05 Jun 2024 | 1:49 PM IST

Wipro public shareholders object to outgoing CEO Delaporte's severance pay

Resolution to pay him $4.33 mn in cash compensation is accepted due to promoter shareholding

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Updated On : 31 May 2024 | 10:47 AM IST

HCLTech integrates its GenAI platform AI Force with Google Gemini

Last month, the company had expanded its partnership with Google Cloud to enable 25,000 engineers on Google Gemini

HCLTech integrates its GenAI platform AI Force with Google Gemini
Updated On : 30 May 2024 | 9:21 PM IST

'Quiet firing': How to identify the layoff tactic of companies in India

It help firms cut costs by avoiding severance packages for resigning employees. Some 20,000 tech professionals in India may have lost jobs through 'silent' layoffs in 2023

'Quiet firing': How to identify the layoff tactic of companies in India
Updated On : 30 May 2024 | 8:08 PM IST

HCLTech to acquire certain assets of HPE's Communication Tech for $225 mn

IT company HCLTech on Thursday said it will acquire certain assets of Hewlett Packard Enterprise's Communications Technology Group (CTG) for USD 225 million, about Rs 1,874 crore, in an all-cash deal. As part of this agreement, approximately 1,500 employees and 700 contractors with experience of engineering services for telecom industry in various countries -- including Spain, Italy, India, Japan, China, Americas and APAC region -- will be transferred to HCLTech, the companies said in a note. HCLTech in a regulatory filing mentioned that the deal is for "purchase of certain assets (CSS) of Communications Technology Group, a business division of Hewlett Packard Enterprise Company. CSS delivers engineering services to leading global Communications Service Providers (CSPs) leveraging its intellectual properties in a global delivery model" for which "total purchase price is USD 225 million". The deal will strengthen HCL Technologies' presence in telecom vertical by expanding its ...

HCLTech to acquire certain assets of HPE's Communication Tech for $225 mn
Updated On : 23 May 2024 | 10:21 PM IST

Tracking apps, variable pay: How IT firms are nudging staff back to office

Cognizant, TCS, Dell, Wipro, and Infosys are deploying various tactics including compliance apps and linking variable pay to attendance to ensure their staff return to office

Tracking apps, variable pay: How IT firms are nudging staff back to office
Updated On : 17 May 2024 | 1:01 PM IST

May lead to termination: Cognizant warns staff for not returning to office

IT major Cognizant workforce reduced by 3,300 to 344,400 employees at the end of March 2024, compared to December 2023

May lead to termination: Cognizant warns staff for not returning to office
Updated On : 17 May 2024 | 12:54 PM IST

IT firms' work for international clients may not always attract IGST

Experts say the ruling may have ramifications for other industries which provide services to foreign clients too, particularly in the IT, consulting, marketing, and recruitment sectors

IT firms' work for international clients may not always attract IGST
Updated On : 16 May 2024 | 10:54 PM IST

LTIMindtree, IBM collaborate to set up GenAI Centre of Excellence for India

IT company LTIMindtree on Tuesday said it has collaborated with American technology company IBM to establish a global, joint Generative AI Center of Excellence (CoE) for India. The centre will focus on building point solutions to accelerate clients' generative AI adoption journeys. According to a company statement, the CoE plans to offer a comprehensive suite of services, combining LTIMindtree's expertise in data and machine learning model customisation and full-stack engineering with IBM watsonx technology, including watsonx.ai, watsonx.data, and watsonx.governance, and AI assistants. "Our collaboration, distinguished by the Center of Excellence, is an opportunity for our companies to work closely together to help funnel the latest AI research and innovations into technologies solving real-world business challenges," Kate Woolley, General Manager at IBM Ecosystem, said.

LTIMindtree, IBM collaborate to set up GenAI Centre of Excellence for India
Updated On : 07 May 2024 | 8:36 PM IST

Top 3 Indian IT companies train over 775,000 in generative AI skills

This figure is substantially higher than what the IT industry body Nasscom had predicted in its Strategic Review of 2023

Top 3 Indian IT companies train over 775,000 in generative AI skills
Updated On : 06 May 2024 | 11:28 PM IST
Updated On : 29 Apr 2024 | 12:36 AM IST

LTIMindtree Q4 results: Profit dips 1.2% to Rs 1,100 cr, revenue up 2.3%

Indian IT company LTIMindtree on Wednesday reported a 1.2 per cent decline in consolidated net profit to Rs 1,100.7 crore for the March quarter. The company had posted a net profit of Rs 1,114.1 crore in the year-ago period. Revenue from operations was pegged at Rs 8,892.9 crore in the fourth quarter of FY24, up 2.32 per cent from Rs 8,691 crore in the year-ago period, according to a BSE filing. For the full FY24, the net profit stood 4 per cent higher at Rs 4,584.6 crore. The revenue from operations for the full FY24 was Rs 35,517 crore, 7.03 per cent higher than the previous fiscal, as per the filing. "We closed FY24 amidst a tough macro environment and delivered a resilient performance with full-year revenue growth of 4.4 per cent in USD terms and an EBIT margin of 15.7 per cent," Debashis Chatterjee, Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director of LTIMindtree, said in a release. The company's order inflow for the full year was at USD 5.6 billion, registering a 15.7 per cent

LTIMindtree Q4 results: Profit dips 1.2% to Rs 1,100 cr, revenue up 2.3%
Updated On : 24 Apr 2024 | 5:36 PM IST

TCS has one of world largest AI-ready workforce: CEO Krithivasan

IT company has trained 300,000 employees in basic foundational AI skills

TCS has one of world largest AI-ready workforce: CEO Krithivasan
Updated On : 16 Apr 2024 | 11:29 PM IST