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India claws back BPO business from arch-rival Philippines
India has watched a large exodus of BPO business to the Philippines, thanks to the country's more employable youth who are equipped with fluent English and perfect American accents. Now, however, companies are beginning to migrate back due to a greater need for integrated tech services.
What Indian IT needs to do urgently to survive the digital future
The world has changed almost overnight, and yet Indian IT firms seem to be reluctant to take the plunge to radically overhaul their operations, wean themselves off the traditional model, and undergo some short term pain so they can compete in the digital present and future. Here's a to-do list that they may find helpful.
India makes some gains in electronic manufacturing but faces a long, arduous road ahead
According to a recent study, little value addition in electronic manufacturing and unemployable graduates will cause a 150 million jobless youth in a decade or so -- in other words, social armageddon -- if the Indian government fails to up the education and skills quotient in the country.