Tagged: IT-Industry

IT is not the place for women especially young mothers 22

IT is not the place for women especially young mothers

Okay, now before you question my intentions, let me make it clear. It’s not about women, I think they are very capable (much more than men most of the time), it’s about where we work and about our so called work culture. Also this is not based my experiences inside Infy alone (a...

Is Indian IT in State of Emergency? 11

Is Indian IT in State of Emergency?

Quoting TOI “With IT firms buffeted by today’s turbulent times, the government has reached out a helping hand. Reciprocating their needs, it has exempted IT/ITES and software establishments from the provisions of Industrial Employment (Standing Orders) Act 1946 (Central Act 20 of 1946)” I am not sure what is the rational behind suspending...

Reading blogs ( feeds ) inside outlook 2

Reading blogs ( feeds ) inside outlook

Recently I have seen number of users reading my feed on outlook. Its been increasing month by month. So I thought there could be many more users who will be interested in reading feeds in outlook. The recent version of outlook, i.e outlook 2007 has feed reader built into it. Using which you...

Culture of Continuous Learning 18

Culture of Continuous Learning

I had a conversation with my team mate about the recent buzz word in the market upgrading yourself. The buzz word used by most of the bosses to warn the young generation mostly in connection with recession and pink slip. Both of us were of the opinion that continuous learning (or so called...

Technology or Management? 14

Technology or Management?

Engineering until IT came into India was completely *technical*. I have not seen any engineer of my fathers generation doing *only* managerial work. There used to be project managers then too, but they used be part time managers and full time technicians. With IT boom in India, we got a new breed of...