Nissan licenses source code analysis technology to Tata Consultancy Services

Nissan licenses source code analysis technology to Tata Consultancy Services

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Nissan Motor Co., Ltd. announced that it has licensed its patented source code* analysis technology and proprietary know-how to Tata Consultancy Services (TCS), its partner in co-developing this technology. This source code analysis technology is software (a static source code analysis tool*) that can analyze a large-sized source program with several million lines of code in a short time to detect code errors during its development phase. Nissan mainly uses the technology during the development of source code for its car electronics systems. As the scale of software development has expanded in line with larger-sized and increasingly complicated source code, product manufacturers face the common challenge of detecting and fixing code errors. This takes a tremendous amount of time and increases workload. The licensing agreement allows TCS to incorporate the…
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Textiles & IT/BPO push job growth

Textiles & IT/BPO push job growth

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Eight sectors tracked by the Union government's Labour Bureau reported a combined rise in employment by 143,000 persons during the second quarter of the current financial year over the first quarter. This was the highest addition to jobs in these sectors in three quarters. Only two of the eight sectors, gems & jewellery and transport, saw a fall in jobs generated, showed data issued by the Shimla-based bureau. Also, employment growth in the handloom-powerloom sector was flat. The bureau did a sample survey of 2,303 units for the data. Hence, these aren't exhaustive but indicate a broad trend. About 88 per cent of the total rise was generated by only two sectors, textiles and information technology/business process outsourcing (IT-BPO). These two saw an addition of 127,000 jobs. Textiles added 66,000…
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Thermax, Zensar to launch skill development centre

Thermax, Zensar to launch skill development centre

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Energy and environment solutions provider Thermax and Zensar Technologies are joining hands to set up a vocational skill development centre in Pune to enable young and underprivileged citizens acquire skills and find jobs. This Centre is in partnership with Pune Municipal Corporation (PMC) and SGBS Unnati Foundation, an NGO which has done similar work in Bangalore and Delhi. The Centre will annually upgrade the skills of 200 candidates in the age group of 18 to 35 years, with assured employment at the end of a 70 day training programme. Mahesh Pathak, commissioner, PMC said, "The Centre is one of the initiatives from Pune to help achieve the ambitious target set by the National Skill Mission. We are happy that corporates like Thermax and Zensar are extending their CSR activities to…
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HCL Technologies joins Rs 1 trillion market capitalization club

HCL Technologies joins Rs 1 trillion market capitalization club

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HCL Technologies joined the elite club of Rs 1 trillion market-cap firms after the stock hit a record high on the bourses. The market capitalisation of HCL Technologies rose to Rs 100,432 crore in intra-day trades on the Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE), making it the fourth information technology (IT) company in the Indian capital market with a market cap of over Rs 1 lakh crore. HCL Technologies scrip moved higher by 4% or Rs 55 at Rs 1,437 on the BSE. Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) leads the club among IT pack with a market cap of over Rs 4.56 lakh crore, followed by Infosys (Rs 2.14 lakh crore) and Wipro (Rs 1.41 lakh crore). Shares of HCL Technologies have rallied nearly 8% in past three trading sessions after reporting a…
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Wipro to give good increments for select skills

Wipro to give good increments for select skills

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BANGALORE: Wipro will give salary increments this year, and the increments will be most for certain skill sets that are in short supply. The company's HR head Saurabh Govil said the highest increments would be for those like software architects, programme managers, domain specialists, delivery heads and customer relationship executives. "We have to hold on to such people, so we have to give differential increments," he said. The increments will be with effect from June 1, Wipro's traditional increment cycle. Govil said it was too early to say how much the increments would be. Fresher hiring in the coming year will be more robust than last year, but Govil indicated that fresher salaries were likely to remain stagnant at between Rs 3 lakh and Rs 3.5 lakh. Fresher salaries have…
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Globant appoints Bob Kerner as EVP for its Global Operations

Globant appoints Bob Kerner as EVP for its Global Operations

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SAN FRANCISCO -- Globant, leader in the creation of innovative software products that appeal to global audiences, announced the addition of Bob Kerner as EVP of Global Operations. Reporting to Globant's COO Guillermo Marsicovetere, Mr. Kerner will be in charge of managing Globant's Operations team, supervising its delivery processes, operations governance and client satisfaction. Bob joins Globant from NYSE Euronext, where he served as the Chief Digital Officer. In that role, he was responsible for developing the Company's digital strategy and implementing an agile culture to support this approach. Prior to that, Mr. Kerner served as Chief Architect for AOL, where he built large-scale, high-volume systems. He also worked at Lockheed Martin designing state-of-the-art navigation and combat systems for nuclear submarines. "We are extremely proud to have Bob on our…
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Systems in Motion partners with Ann Arbor SPARK to bring 150 jobs to Pittsfield Township office

Systems in Motion partners with Ann Arbor SPARK to bring 150 jobs to Pittsfield Township office

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The technology consulting and solutions firm Systems in Motion announced that it will add 150 new jobs this year, the majority of which will be at its Michigan Delivery Center in Pittsfield Township. The Newark, Calif.-based company said it is moving forward with its six-month “aggressive growth plans” and will use the assistance of Ann Arbor SPARK to help identify and recruit recent college graduates and experienced professionals to fill positions. SIM is looking for qualified technical specialists to fill various roles in Agile application development and business intelligence, including architects and software developers, software quality assurance testers, data scientists and database administrators. To support the planned expansion, SIM recently participated in Ann Arbor SPARK’s Java Development Cohort retraining program and hosted a career day for the program graduates. “We’re…
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Dimension Data appoints new head of outsourcing

Dimension Data appoints new head of outsourcing

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Dimension Data has appointed Keith Murray as its director of managed services to take charge of IT outsourcing, adding to his current responsibility for cloud services. The restructure merges Dimension Data’s services portfolio under a single exec. Dimension Data chief exec Rodd Cunico said: “Keith has been with Dimension Data since 2009 and has been responsible for the company’s managed services business, which has grown steadily. "His skills and experience in general management, leadership, sales and engineering will greatly benefit our go-to-market, sales and service delivery for this important portfolio.” Source: http://www.crn.com.au
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Ciber, Inc. Announces Departure of Chief Operating Officer

Ciber, Inc. Announces Departure of Chief Operating Officer

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GREENWOOD VILLAGE, Colo. - Ciber, Inc. (NYSE-CBR), a leading global information technology consulting, services and outsourcing company, today announced that Richard Genovese, Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer (COO) is leaving the company to pursue other professional opportunities. Genovese has served as the company's COO since 2011. Dave Peterschmidt, Chief Executive Officer said, "On behalf of the Board and the entire Ciber team, I want to thank Rick for his many contributions to Ciber over the past two years. Rick has played an instrumental role in our successful effort to build a deep bench of talent within our organization that is focused on strengthening our customer relationships, increasing our engagement with partners and driving operational efficiencies that will benefit all stakeholders. Ciber remains on track with its strategy and…
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CSS Corp inpact with ICT Academy

CSS Corp inpact with ICT Academy

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CSS Corp, a technology services company has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with ICT Academy of Tamil Nadu to provide free technical training to students, according to a press release. The MoU was signed by Raj Reddy, EVP & Chief Delivery Officer-Global, CSS Corp and M. Sivakumar, CEO, ICTACT, to launch the CSS Corp Skill+Outreach programme. The objective will be to improve employability of students in the State. The programme, a part of CSS Corp’s corporate social responsibility, will train students in soft and technical skills. They will be periodically assessed on knowledge, skill and other abilities required for employment. This will benefit final year students in arts and science colleges and engineering colleges in and around Chennai. Around 500 students are to be trained by June 2014, the…
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