Monthly Archive:: January 2009

5 compelling reasons to Register and get Business Value at NILF 2009

In case you have not registered for the event as yet, I would urge you to do so ASAP, as participation at the event goes beyond knowledge sharing and networking. We are listing below five compelling reasons for you, to help make a more informed decision and why participation at the event will deliver business value. more

India to be a safe haven for sourcing

New research from Equaterra suggests that the business case for outsourcing is getting stronger, but that uncertainties in the market are making it more difficult to plan for long-term deals. more

Sneak preview of new blog from Steria

I’ve recently been involved in helping European IT giant Steria to set up their own blog. It has not really been announced yet, because Steria is a platinum sponsor of the NILF and they will be officially launching the blog at the NILF itself in Mumbai, but I thought that readers of this blog might also be interested in what is going on with the Steria Exchange – as it’s designed to be a community where ideas about this industry can be exchanged. Do follow the link and take a look at what is already there. more

NILF 2009 to feature ‘Global Leadership Awards’ and ‘Innovation Awards’

This time again we will honour and felicitate winners of NASSCOM’s ‘Global Leadership Awards’ and ‘Innovation Awards’. more

Is Slumdog a Crouching Tiger for India?

I was interested to read the India Briefing Centre blog entry by Vikas Pota about the new Danny Boyle movie Slumdog Millionaire. I was also impressed when I saw the film a couple of weeks ago and blogged about it in Computing magazine at the time. more

NASSCOM Connect Presents (un)conference sessions – Let’s get talking

Based on the unprecedented success of the (un)conference sessions that we conducted last year, we are pleased to have two sessions at the NILF in the (un)conference “space”. It will indeed be a refreshing change to see a complete overhaul of the usual conference format. This session will have participants from the audience, as they will drive the conversation. The session will follow the Barcamp model where the audience is involved in the flow of the discussion. Everyone has equal right and in-fact will be encouraged to air their points of views. The venue for both the sessions will be the CONNECT Hall. more