Bibhu Ranjan Mishra

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Capgemini bucking Covid trend, gives hikes, promotions

Capgemini bucking Covid trend, gives hikes, promotions

Rediff.com8 Jul 2020

Not just in the IT sector, Capgemini is probably the only company, in India, which has offered salary increments.

Lockdown times have been good for Byju's!

Lockdown times have been good for Byju's!

Rediff.com14 May 2020

'Now, because of COVID-19, we have become the only way to learn.'

'Facebook, WhatsApp seek more data than Aarogya Setu app'

'Facebook, WhatsApp seek more data than Aarogya Setu app'

Rediff.com11 May 2020

'When a person is capable of infecting 50 others, will you think about the privacy of the person or about protecting the lives of people?'

Sachin Bansal wants to start a bank

Sachin Bansal wants to start a bank

Rediff.com12 Feb 2020

'If the RBI blesses us with a banking licence, we would like to launch a successful bank.'

How Shreyas Shibulal plans to disrupt EV space

How Shreyas Shibulal plans to disrupt EV space

Rediff.com13 Jan 2020

Lightning Logistics, Shreyas Shibulal's start-up, rents out electric scooters along with the riders for last mile delivery.

Byju's pips Ola as India's 3rd largest Unicorn

Byju's pips Ola as India's 3rd largest Unicorn

Rediff.com10 Jan 2020

Byju's has emerged as the leader in the Indian education-tech sector. They are pioneering technology shaping the future of learning for millions of school students in India.

Before IPO, Ola to realign various businesses

Before IPO, Ola to realign various businesses

Rediff.com29 Nov 2019

According to sources in the know, this exercise would result in reduction of its workforce by around 300 people, which is roughly 5-8 per cent of its overall headcount.

Will Salil Parekh manage to bring Infosys back to its heyday?

Will Salil Parekh manage to bring Infosys back to its heyday?

Rediff.com1 Nov 2019

The latest whistleblower complaint accusing him of pressuring finance team members to inflate profitability has come right out of the blue. There's another allegation that he made racist remarks against some board colleagues. For a man with a singular focus on the business and clients, all of this must have blindsided him.

Meet the Chennai-born heading Alexa's Hindi project in LA

Meet the Chennai-born heading Alexa's Hindi project in LA

Rediff.com14 Oct 2019

Since 2015, Prem Natarajan had been watching from the outside and with growing interest the emergence of Alexa. In June 2018, he joined Amazon and began work on the Hindi project.

Meet India's best known teacher

Meet India's best known teacher

Rediff.com18 May 2019

'Kids like something when it is interesting, focused, and offers scope for self-exploration.' 'We teach them how to learn, not force them,' Byju Raveendran tells Bibhu Ranjan Mishra.

BJP's Tejasvi Surya is young but no novice in politics

BJP's Tejasvi Surya is young but no novice in politics

Rediff.com15 Apr 2019

He may be only 28, but the now-chosen candidate for Bengaluru South has handled the party's IT cell and campaigned for several party candidates during the state polls last year.

Cong-JD-S govt a case of can't stay together, can't live apart?

Cong-JD-S govt a case of can't stay together, can't live apart?

Rediff.com12 Feb 2019

Personal differences between the two alliance partners, Congress insiders say, are owing to Kumaraswamy's style of functioning. He, unlike his father, is suspected to have a soft corner for the BJP, reports Bibhu Ranjan Mishra.

Meet Dheemanth Nagaraj, first Indian to get Intel Fellow award

Meet Dheemanth Nagaraj, first Indian to get Intel Fellow award

Rediff.com3 Sep 2018

What makes Nagaraj's achievement significant is the fact that there have been only about 80 Intel Fellows globally in the 50 years of the company's operation.

Farm loan waiver a serious challenge for Kumaraswamy govt

Farm loan waiver a serious challenge for Kumaraswamy govt

Rediff.com9 Jul 2018

The Karnataka CM with only 37 JD-S MLAs in the assembly is on shaky ground and overly dependent on the Congress for every decision, reports Bibhu Ranjan Mishra.

HCL Tech will most likely overtake Wipro's revenue in Q1

HCL Tech will most likely overtake Wipro's revenue in Q1

Rediff.com4 May 2018

Wipro said recently it was expecting its revenue growth to drop 2.33 per cent or stay flat between $2,015 and $2065 million.

Infosys plans campus in Indianapolis; to create thousands of new jobs

Infosys plans campus in Indianapolis; to create thousands of new jobs

Rediff.com27 Apr 2018

The proposed campus will come up on around 125 acres, which the company will acquire from airport authorities, and would house as many as 3,000 employees.

Siddaramaiah's biggest challenge is to win his own seat

Siddaramaiah's biggest challenge is to win his own seat

Rediff.com19 Apr 2018

Caste composition is going to be a huge determinant for winning the constituency where Vokkaligas and Lingayats constitute a vast majority, which puts Siddaramaiah in a weaker turf given that he belongs to the Kuruba community.

Will Salil Parekh manage to restore Infy's past glory?

Will Salil Parekh manage to restore Infy's past glory?

Rediff.com16 Apr 2018

Over the last years, taking the helm at Infosys has always had a strong resemblance with taking a roller-coaster ride

Infy whistleblower questions U-turn on Panaya

Infy whistleblower questions U-turn on Panaya

Rediff.com15 Apr 2018

'Where is the board's accountability in this whole transaction? The members of the earlier board who participated in approving and defending these acquisition are still in the current board,' the whistleblower said in a mail sent to US SEC and Sebi.

Bots may soon replace human workers at client sites

Bots may soon replace human workers at client sites

Rediff.com5 Apr 2018

Experts, however, are of the opinion that a world manned mostly by bots is still some time away. Also, new jobs -- of bot builders and supervisors -- will emerge with time.

Infy chief's 4-point growth strategy

Infy chief's 4-point growth strategy

Rediff.com29 Mar 2018

Besides working on better operational control, internal efficiency and leveraging of internal talent, Salil Parekh is also focusing on building a pipeline of leaders

'I want India to be the most innovative place for SAP'

'I want India to be the most innovative place for SAP'

Rediff.com9 Jun 2016

'SAP has been an enterprise software leader for 43 years, and we don't have a competitor also in this space.'

Infosys has fewer crorepati employees

Infosys has fewer crorepati employees

Rediff.com20 May 2016

In FY16, Infosys had 48 employees in India who were paid more than Rs 1 crore in annual compensation, as compared to 111 in FY15.

Big Bazaar gets ready for e-commerce play

Big Bazaar gets ready for e-commerce play

Rediff.com14 May 2016

Portal to be launched in three months, says Future Group's Kishore Biyani

Why govt deals are high-stakes game for IT firms

Why govt deals are high-stakes game for IT firms

Rediff.com10 May 2016

Even as government projects aren't lucrative from a revenue perspective, companies fight with each other to bag the contracts

How Infosys plans to reward its employees

How Infosys plans to reward its employees

Rediff.com28 Apr 2016

The transformation will be driven by the number of initiatives the company has identified.

Infosys co-founder to launch app chronicling Indian IT

Infosys co-founder to launch app chronicling Indian IT

Rediff.com18 Apr 2016

After his retirement from Infosys last year, Gopalakrishnan has been active in philanthropy, science and technology

Infosys will in no way become a product firm: Vishal Sikka

Infosys will in no way become a product firm: Vishal Sikka

Rediff.com4 Mar 2016

Vishal Sikka reiterates infy's commitment to surpass sector growth rate in FY17, be a $20-bn revenue firm in CY2020.

We must compete with the best in the world: Narayana Murthy

We must compete with the best in the world: Narayana Murthy

Rediff.com19 Feb 2016

'We need good teachers at the primary, secondary and higher education levels.'

Cognizant rings alarm bell for Indian IT services players

Cognizant rings alarm bell for Indian IT services players

Rediff.com10 Feb 2016

As Nasdaq-listed company indicates poor spending in financial services space, Indian firms feel jittery

Wipro getting ready to hit the magic target of $15 bn by 2020

Wipro getting ready to hit the magic target of $15 bn by 2020

Rediff.com2 Feb 2016

To double revenues in four years; asks staff to 'think like a start-up', to brainstorm out-of-the-box ideas

At Wipro, a lot is likely to change under the new CEO

At Wipro, a lot is likely to change under the new CEO

Rediff.com6 Jan 2016

The company is unlikely to continue with the CEO-COO model

Chennai rains may impact IT firms in December quarter

Chennai rains may impact IT firms in December quarter

Rediff.com3 Dec 2015

Chennai is the second largest base for IT companies in the country.

Infosys takes a step towards going green

Infosys takes a step towards going green

Rediff.com2 Dec 2015

Infosys aims to commission 55 MW of solar plants by end of 2016.

Why top executives are trading cushy jobs for start-ups

Why top executives are trading cushy jobs for start-ups

Rediff.com28 Nov 2015

Why top executives are trading cushy jobs for start-ups

Why expansion of Infy's 2nd Bengaluru campus will be delayed

Why expansion of Infy's 2nd Bengaluru campus will be delayed

Rediff.com26 Nov 2015

Infosys is developing three more projects at Electronics City.

Infosys opts for more HR innovation

Infosys opts for more HR innovation

Rediff.com12 Nov 2015

After removing Bell Curve model, company plans to do more periodic review of staff goals for facilitating continuous feedback.

'Nothing to worry, Infosys is in a comfortable position now'

'Nothing to worry, Infosys is in a comfortable position now'

Rediff.com2 Nov 2015

U B Pravin Rao explains how the company is executing the strategy.

Wipro opens door to non-science graduates

Wipro opens door to non-science graduates

Rediff.com5 Oct 2015

The jury is still out on whether this will lead to re-skilling.

HCL Tech changes staff cost structure

HCL Tech changes staff cost structure

Rediff.com4 Oct 2015

Converts part of fixed salary component into variable one

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