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Tag Archive | "India"

Wind Power in India

Monday, March 30, 2009

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Wind power industry in India stands tall with fifth position in the world in terms of total installed capacity. The Indian government has ambitious plans to add more power from wind energy by 2012. In this article we cover the progress India has made in harnessing wind energy and some roadblocks that may hamper its progress in the future.

Sustainability in India

Wednesday, March 18, 2009

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Learn what's happening in the environmental sustainability world - around the world. Here we enumerate some such activities taking place in India.

“The Sweet Life” Globalization and Offshoring Can Bring

Thursday, December 11, 2008

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In today's New York Times, there is a lengthy and fascinating piece detailing a rapidly increasing byproduct of India's economic boom times - and we're not talking about GDP. As the article says: In a changing India, it seems to go this way: make good money and get cars, get houses, get servants, get meals out, get diabetes. You want a sobering stat? Here you go, "In 20 years, projections are that there may be a staggering 75 million Indian diabetics." Who is a prime target for this dreaded disease? I'll give you a hint: it's not farmers!

“Resource Turbulence” Bumpy Times Ahead for India?

Thursday, December 11, 2008

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No matter what, changes that allow more 'have-nots' in India to become 'haves' can't be looked at by anyone as anything but a good thing, in and of itself. But in the process, will the growing pains involved in creating a more equitable Indian workforce irreparably harm the country's well-earned place in the world as a leading provider of highly-skilled, highly-efficient labor?

Will Global Layoffs Benefit India?

Thursday, December 11, 2008

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It is premature to believe that the business that was once theirs will now come to India. Much of it is hi- tech work that doesnt fit into the current paradigm of the Indian outsourcing industry.

Water, water, everywhere, and not a drop (almost) to drink’¦

Thursday, December 11, 2008

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I realize there are man-made, environmental disasters like this all over the world in places like China, Africa and of course, in my own allegedly super-civilized United States of America. It's just that it's so personally frustrating to see vivid examples of it like this one, wherever it's happening - it all seems so useless, and so preventable.

Know This, And No More’¦

Thursday, December 11, 2008

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I don't believe in the wisdom of outsourcing all 'low end' jobs as a matter of policy. It neither enriches the 'outsourcer' nor the 'outsourced' in the long run. Outsourcing, finally, is not just about economics. It is ideally a 'case to case' decision on activities to make individual companies competitive.

In India: Wondering when (or if) the good news will eventually end…

Thursday, December 11, 2008

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The forces squeezing margins, analysts say, include regular wage increases in India of 10 percent to 15 percent a year, high turnover, and more competition from American companies that are hiring and acquiring in India to narrow the cost advantage enjoyed by the Indian outsourcers

How India Is Now Building For Success

Thursday, December 11, 2008

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Public and private sector leaders in India know that the country has ridden this offshoring trend to amazing heights over the past several years. But they also realize India must now make fundamental changes in how crucial infrastructure upgrades occur, or the country's precious set of competitive advantages will quickly crumble - along with its aging highway systems

A Step Forward..

Thursday, December 11, 2008

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By their method of charging on an hourly basis of effort, Indian software Industry merely reinforced their image as software coolies rather than as Consultants. However, one should remember that Indian software engineers put lots more time than 'budgeted' and charge far less just to keep up their image as a low cost destination.