Category: Industry Updates

Category: Industry Updates

By 2030 at least 50% youth will not be employable in Asia: Unicef

By 2030, half of South Asian youth will not be able to find a decent job for the lack of skills. This is as per a warning by UNICEF head Henrietta H Fore. “Every day, nearly 100,000 young South Asians – a large sports stadium of young people – enter the labour market, almost half […]

2200 IT Professionals Lose Jobs in Infosys: Analytics is Safe!

After Cognizant, now Infosys, India’s second-biggest outsourcer, is laying off employees in the mid and senior level to reduce employee cost and flatten the organisation structure. The Bengaluru-based company is reportedly cutting workforce by 10% or around 2,200 people, in the JL6 band (job level 6), an internal job code for senior managers. The company […]

Big Data and Indian Politics

As the world is preoccupied with the dramatic early days of Donald Trump’s presidency there is an article circulating on social media which is shocking readers. Originally published in Zurich-based Das Magazin, the article by Hannes Grassegger and Mikael Krogerus explains how Big Data (our digital footprint) is being used for innovative political marketing – […]