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KPMG hiring for 1000 positions in areas of digital transformation, cloud and data security
As per recent news, KPMG will be hiring 1000 professionals in various domains. These positions are open across the North, West, South regions across skillsets in Cloud, AI, Cyber, Data Engineering, Business Intelligence and domain specialization. The company’s primary focus is on business-led transformation projects driven by AI and technology. Therefore, these new people will be working on modern technology like AI, data science and cybersecurity.
Over 90% of tech industry workforce work from home: Azim Premji
Addressing an interactive session hosted by the Bangalore Chamber of Industry and Commerce, IT czar Azim Premji on Sunday stated that 90 per cent of the workforce in the technology industry of the country continue to work from home. He also lauded the hybrid model of work and highlighted the fact that this will empower more women to work and earn a living. Technology played an important role in ensuring that the government’s social schemes and assistance programmes reached the mass population, according to him.
US private equity fund buys major stake in Accolite Digital
New York-based private equity fund, New Mountain Capital, has acquired a significant stake in the cloud and digital product engineering services provider, Accolite Digital. We believe that Accolite is an attractive market-leading platform in its industry distinguished by its best-in-class delivery capabilities and strong customer relationships,” said Prasad Chintamaneni, Managing Director at New Mountain Capital.
[Source: Economic Times]
TCS Launches Business Unit with Amazon Web Services; Stock Edges Lower
Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) has launched a new TCS AWS Business Unit (BU) to further deepen its long-standing relationship with Amazon Web Services (AWS). TCS’ AWS business unit is a full-stack, multidisciplinary group that offers end-to-end services and solutions around cloud migration, application and data modernization to enterprise customers.
[Source: NDTV Profit]
Tatas to buy 68% in BigBasket for Rs 9,500 cr, the deal likely in 4-5 weeks
The Tata Group is in the final stages of acquiring a majority stake of 68 per cent in Supermarket Grocery Supplies, which runs and operates online grocery brand BigBasket, for about Rs 9,300-9,500 crore, said a source close to the development. The deal is the biggest in the online groceries space so far, values BigBasket at Rs 13,500 cr; will give exit to investors Alibaba, Abraaj and IFC.
[Source: Business Standard]
“Train people well enough so they can leave. Treat them well enough so they don’t want to.”
– Sir Richard Branson