Displaying items by tag: outsourcing

Wednesday, 01 September 2021 11:19

Wipro, HERE Technologies team up in new partnership

Indian IT services and outsourcing company Wipro is partnering with location data and technology platform provider HERE Technologies to offer location-based services to customers from energy & utilities, manufacturing, transport & logistics, telecom and automotive industry verticals. 

Published in Deals

The ban imposed on the issue of H-1B visas by the US in June last year has ended after the order expired on Wednesday.

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GUEST OPINION by Brendan Maree, Vice President Asia Pacific at 8x8: As Australia emerges from its COVID-19 lockdown restrictions, businesses are coming to terms with how they will need to operate under ‘new normal’ conditions.

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Recent changes to the condition for issuing H-1B visas, which many companies, predominantly those in the technology sector, use to bring in skilled workers from abroad, have made them much less attractive to use.

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GUEST OPINION by Andy Searle, CEO, Business Process Enabling South AfricaAs Australian companies wrestle with the economic and social impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, many are realising that old ways of operating are no longer an effective approach.

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Wednesday, 07 October 2020 10:27

US announces fresh restrictions on H-1B visas

The US has announced fresh curbs on H-1B visas, with the Department of Homeland Security unveiling what it described as an interim final rule "to protect US workers, restore integrity to the H-1B program and better guarantee that H-1B petitions are approved only for qualified beneficiaries and petitioners".

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An American executive order on H-1B visas will only hit US firms badly, as it will prevent intra-company transfers by Indians who are working for American banks, automobile companies and pharmaceutical firms, the head of Tata Consultancy Services, India's biggest outsourcing company, has warned.

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The US has suspended the issue of green cards and new H-1B visas in a move that has been slammed by the IT industry, a sector that depends on H-1B holders to carry out a sizeable amount of work.

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The increasing number of contact centres in the Asia Pacific is set to turn the region into the second largest Business Process Outsourcing (BPO) market globally, behind North America, according to a new report.

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India's second largest outsourcing company Wipro has successfully deployed SAP S/4HANA software for Sydney Water’s billing and customer services systems.

Published in Deals
Friday, 08 November 2019 10:06

Infosys, Cognizant to cut thousands of staff

Indian outsourcing giant Infosys plans to cut about 12,000 staff at the middle and top of its organisation and flatten the employee structure, a report says.

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Indian outsourcing giant Infosys has been accused of fudging its financials and taking measures to make profits appear larger than what they actually are, according to whistleblowers at the Bangalore-headquartered outfit.

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UK-headquartered robotic process automation software company Blue Prism has partnered with India's second largest outsourcing company, Wipro, to launch the new Wipro Automation Lab in Melbourne.

Published in Strategy

More Australian taxpayer money will flow to the US, with the California-based firm Journal Technologies having landed a contract to build a new case management system for the Magistrates’ Court of Victoria and the Children’s Court of Victoria.

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Indian outsourcing company HCL Technologies — formerly known as Hindustan Computers Limited — has exposed personal information of employees, plaintext passwords for new hires reports on installations of customer infrastructure, and web applications for managing personnel on an unprotected domain.

Published in Security

A breach of the networks at India's second largest outsourcing company, Wipro, has been linked to earlier intrusions that occurred in 2017 and 2015.

Published in Security

In the early 2000s, outsourcing became a significant buzzword in software development globally. Every week we seemed to read that one significant player, or another had decided to experiment with the idea of adopting a remote development team in some (often far-flung) location.

The massive telecommunications industry has been flunked badly by the Australian graduate community, with not one telco appearing among the top 75 graduate employers in a recent survey.

Published in Beerfiles
Monday, 03 December 2018 10:42

US introduces first change to H-1B visa rules

The first change of rules around the H-1B visa, which has been used by many Indian IT outsourcing outfits to take workers to the US, will be announced by the US Citizenship and Immigration Services and the Department of Homeland Security on Monday US time.

Published in Outsourcing
Friday, 23 November 2018 05:55

Infosys to create 1200 more jobs in Australia

Indian IT outsourcing firm Infosys has said it will create 1200 jobs in Australia, with about 40% to be for Australian university graduates, and set up three innovation hubs in the country.

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