Poojitha Jayadevan

Staff Writer

Poojitha Jayadevan writes for Computerworld India and CIO India.

Varanasi upgrades city administration with GIS technology

H-1B visas are once again open to Indian IT workers

H-1B visas are once again open to Indian IT workers

The US government has reversed regulatory changes that would have narrowed the definition of the H-1B visa program. It comes as a relief for its major beneficiaries, Indian IT workers.

Uber India builds virtual support system for drivers

Uber India builds virtual support system for drivers

Uber shut some of its Greenlight Hubs in India when the pandemic hit, redirecting drivers seeking help from these physical support centers to the cloud instead.

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.

How Sutherland virtualized its clean-desk policy

How Sutherland virtualized its clean-desk policy

The business process outsourcing company developed a robust security solution using AI, cloud, RPA, and other security technologies to monitor the activities of staff as they deal with sensitive client information.

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.

Sheela Foam speeds customer service with machine learning

Sheela Foam speeds customer service with machine learning

An Indian mattress manufacturer used machine learning to identify defective mattresses in photos sent by customers, at a time when staff couldn’t inspect them in person.

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.

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

India will see healthy demand for data-center parks, post-pandemic

India will see healthy demand for data-center parks, post-pandemic

Demand for data centers in India was rising before COVID-19 arrived, but changes in business behavior have heightened the need for government support to increase capacity

How COVID-19 is changing IT project timelines for Indian organizations

How COVID-19 is changing IT project timelines for Indian organizations

A majority of IT leaders surveyed by CIO India say they have deferred or paused IT projects due to COVID-19 — though some say its the perfect opportunity to embrace more tech developments

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