What is Next for India's Outsourcing Industry? talked to Som Mittal, departing president of NASSCOM, about immigration policy and protectionist politics in the U.S., political and economic instability at home, and what the future holds for the Indian IT services industry.

Computerworld Tech Update 06 - 10 Jan, 2014

In this roundup of tech news from ComputerWorld for the week 06 - 10 January, 2014, we talk about the status of Microsoft's CEO search, NASSCOM appointing a new president, wearable tech making a strong showing at CES 2014, Intel dropping the McAfee name, and Tablets out-shipping PCs in the current year.

IDG World Tech Update

In this week's tech update President Barack Obama signs cyber threat executive order, BlackBerry readies a special edition Z10, a Fujitsu project serves smartphone ads from TV commercials and more.

Infosys' First CEO Returns to Lead Company

Infosys' co-founder and first CEO N. R. Narayana Murthy has returned to the company as executive chairman, amid concerns that the outsourcer's performance has not been as good as that of some of its Indian peers.

Technology R&D at Crossroads in India

Given its technology prowess and growing credibility as a key destination for IT, India has a tremendous opportunity to generate more value for itself by becoming a true technology R&D hub for the world.

5 Tech Skills in Lowest Demand in 2013

While the overall job market may still be difficult, it's generally better for those with technology skills. Even so, recruiters and hiring managers say some skillsets are a lower priority than others for their clients and companies. Here are the skillsets they say are the lowest priority in 2013.

Putting the IT in Mobility

The Citrix Workplace of the Future report, which polled 1,900 senior IT decision-makers across 19 countries, finds that by 2020 organizations are set to reduce office space by almost a fifth.