Poojitha Jayadevan

Staff Writer

Poojitha Jayadevan writes for Computerworld India and CIO India.

Notebooks are the stars as Indian desktop PC sales fall by a third

Notebooks are the stars as Indian desktop PC sales fall by a third

PC sales declined 6.4% in India in 2020 — but desktop and notebook numbers tell vastly different stories.

What India’s geospatial data liberalization means for mapping innovators

What India’s geospatial data liberalization means for mapping innovators

Enterprises can now create and manipulate mapping data without waiting for government authorisation.

Outlook optimistic for IT jobs and revenue in India

Outlook optimistic for IT jobs and revenue in India

India’s economy was hard hit by the pandemic, but NASSCOM sees a swift recovery ahead for the IT sector.

The most in-demand programming languages in India

The most in-demand programming languages in India

Computerworld India offers some help choosing which programming language to learn first, or next, from among the hundreds available.

Modi sees digital adoption as way of life at BTS

Modi sees digital adoption as way of life at BTS

Prime Minister Narendra Modi told the Bengaluru Tech Summit he wants the IT industry to help enable health care modernisation and agricultural reform.

Making India’s broadband internet access faster

Making India’s broadband internet access faster

India classifies internet connections as ‘broadband’ if they offer a download speed of 512kbps or more. Many stakeholders say this bar is too low.

Google accused of anticompetitive app payment policies in India

Google accused of anticompetitive app payment policies in India

The Competition Commission of India is investigating of Google’s policies around its mobile payment service in India, which are alleged to have a detrimental effect on app developers incorporating payment solutions in their apps.

Indian government moves to encourage working from home for call center staff

Indian government moves to encourage working from home for call center staff

The Department of Telecommunications has relaxed its rules for ITeS firms offering voice-based services, making it easier for staff to work from home through the COVID-19 epidemic. Indian ITeS firms, meanwhile, continue to postpone a...

How Indian companies are building towards 5G deployment

How Indian companies are building towards 5G deployment

Indian enterprises are lining up for the opportunity to build 5G networks, at home and abroad, although it will still be a year or two before Indian operators are ready to offer commercial 5G services.

How ITeS firms in India are reskilling for the cloud

How ITeS firms in India are reskilling for the cloud

For many workers, their homes have become their offices and all enterprise applications are now accessed remotely, driving IT companies across India to face up to an unprecedented level of cloud adoption.

Indian IT companies’ headcount remains volatile amid COVID-19 pandemic

Indian IT companies’ headcount remains volatile amid COVID-19 pandemic

It’s hard to see a pattern in the hiring and firing in India, with some IT majors holding on to staff and others shedding underperformers but not replacing them

Country-of-origin rule will make work for Indian IT staff too
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Country-of-origin rule will make work for Indian IT staff too

While country-of-origin labelling is intended to make work for Indian manufacturers, it also means software developers and e-commerce retailers must get busy updating databases and websites

Indian digital economy gets push from Google’s investment plans
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Indian digital economy gets push from Google’s investment plans

Google has decided to invest Rs 75,000 crore in India over the next five to seven years, a major push to the ‘Digital India’ initiative

59 mobile apps banned in India: Here are some alternatives

59 mobile apps banned in India: Here are some alternatives

Some of the 59 mobile apps recently banned by the government were widely used by Indians; Computerworld suggests some alternatives

H-1B visa entry ban: what lies ahead for Indian IT professionals?

H-1B visa entry ban: what lies ahead for Indian IT professionals?

Many of the H-1B visa applicants prevented from entering the U.S. by the president’s recent proclamation are Indian. We look at what the ban means for Indian IT professionals.

Software as a service, made in India

Software as a service, made in India

Indian software-as-a-service developers are making their mark at home and around the world

COVID-19 Tracker

COVID-19 Tracker

A collection of stories handpicked by IDG India editors, this series collates articles from multiple media sources on how technology is battling coronavirus on a war footing. Follow this page to keep yourself updated on COVID-19...

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