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UST Global Wins Employer of the Year Stevie Gold Award

Technoparktoday.com (Oct, 2017): UST Global, a leading digital technology services company, has won the prestigious Stevie Gold Award for ‘Employer of the Year’ (computer services) in the Stevie Awards for Great Employers competition. The company’s internal communication practices were recognized with UST also winning a Gold Stevie for ‘Achievement in Internal Communication’. In addition, the company also received the Bronze …

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Techies demand welfare board for IT – Submitted Memorandum to CM

  TechnoparkToday.com>>  In light of mass lay-offs and job insecurities, techies submitted a memorandum to the Kerala CM, Pinarayi Vijayan.  The representatives of Prathidhwani, the socio cultural organization of technopark employees, met the CM and informed him about the job insecurity and lack of welfare schemes in the IT sector. In the memorandum, techies demanded to form a welfare board …

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Labour commission to conduct regular sittings in Technopark

TechnoparkToday.com>> In light of growing cases of layoffs in IT companies, the labour department has decided to conduct monthly sittings in Technopark.  The sitting is to address labour issues in the IT park. A committee has been formed for this with additional labour commissioner, A Alexander as chairman and Technopark CEO, Hrishikesh Nair, and a GTech representative as members. Employees …

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Chennai college students win global hackathon hosted by Kerala Startup Mission

TechnoparkToday.com : Four engineering students from Chennai who developed a business productivity tool using Artificial Intelligence are on their way to Silicon Valley to get product development and mentoring support after winning a global hackathon hosted by the Kerala Startup Mission (KSUM) in partnership with AngelHack, a global hacker community of coders. More than 150 coders from the southern region …

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Skill Upgrade for Techies: IIT-Madras affiliated FREE online course on application development

TechnoparkToday.com>>  With the widening gap between skill sets and market needs fuelling fears of impending job cuts in the IT sector, a cutting-edge, free-of-cost online course – affiliated with IIT-Madras – is helping both working professionals and students as young as 13 catch up with the latest in technology development. Since its launch in September 2016, nearly 1.5 lakh students …

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UST Global partners with Jidoka to offer Robotic Process Automation

Technoparktoday.com(July, 2017): UST Global, a US-based leading digital technology services company,has announced that it has signed a strategic alliance with Jidoka, a leading RPA technology solution provider, to expand its RPA (Robotic Process Automation) solutions portfolio in Spain and South America. With more than 17,000 employees, UST Global is accelerating the transformation of organisations worldwide towards the Digital Economy. Thanks …

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IIITM-K invites applications for vacant seats in M. Phil

TechnoparkToday.com>>  Indian Institute of Information Technology and Management-Kerala (IIITM-K) in Technopark is inviting applications from candidates for vacant seats in M.Phil  Computer Science programme and  M.Phil  Ecological  Informatics. For eligibility and other details, visit http://www.iiitmk.ac.in/admission/. Eligible candidates may contact [email protected] on or before 17th of July 2017. Ph: 91-9744141350.

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Restaurants misusing GST: Campaign started in Technopark

TechnoparkToday.com>>  After the implementation of GST, the main sector that is looting the common man is some restaurants.  Before GST the billing was – the price of food + VAT + service tax; however, when GST came into place, the VAT and service tax should be go off from the bill and it should be –price of food + GST.  …

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Layoff in IT – Compensate Before Retrenching!!

Technoparktoday.com(July, 2017): In the last couple of months,there has been a situation of crisis in the IT services Industry. At least, it has been made to manifest so. The news of people getting sacked after their years of employment with certain organizations are trickling down and it has created some kind of fear psychosis among Software engineers,who are evicted. All …

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UST Global wins Golden Globe Tigers Award 2017

UST Global wins Golden Globe Tigers Award 2017 for Excellence and Leadership in Corporate Social Responsibility TechnoparkToday.com(June, 2017):UST Global, a US-based leading digital technology services company, today announced that it is a proud winner of Golden Globe Tigers Award, 2017, for the third consecutive year for ‘Excellence and Leadership in Corporate Social Responsibility’. The award is also in recognition of …

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‘Seeding Kerala’ Conclave spurs unique ideas and innovations with investment opportunities

TechnoparkToday.com(June, 2017): A group of prominent investors today asserted that the investor community largely focuses on unique ideas and products that are scalable to international market. Participating in a panel session hosted on the sidelines of ‘Seeding Kerala 2’ meet, Mr. Anil Joshi, the founder of Unicorn Ventures, said that the Kerala Government has taken the next big step towards …

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Zara Sheikha – The first transgender to get a job in Technopark!

Technoparktoday.com(Mar, 2017): Zara became the first transgender person in Kerala to get a job with a multi national company as she placed in the  Human Resources department of UST Global, Technopark, Trivandrum. Kerala is becoming one of the safest places for people belonging to the transgender community with them getting many privileges in the society. After the news on Kochi Metro Rail …

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Mass Layoffs in Indian IT companies?

Technoparktoday.com(May, 2017): Many large Indian IT companies are in the process of laying off employees on a scale. Those taking the hit first are mid-and senior-level professionals, however, many lower-level employees too are likely to face the axe in the coming months.Here are 6 IT and telecom companies that have announced job cuts (or are likely to) this year. Cognizant  Cognizant appears set to …

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Accenture, Adobe, Deloitte & Microsoft to Ban Performance Reviews

TechnoparkToday.com(April, 2017): Some of the biggest IT companies in the world like Accenture Adobe Deloitte and Microsoft are decided to end the Annual performance appraisal reviews for its employees. This decision will be come in to action from this November onwards. These companies believes that the annual performance appraisal system is outdated and less efficient. Instead they are proposed to …

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UST Global Expands its Workforce in Bangalore to over 3,000

TechnoparkToday.com(April, 2017) : UST Global, a US-based leading digital technology services company, announced that it has expanded workforce in Bangalore to over 3,000. The Bangalore facility continues to be the company’s second biggest delivery center globally. The company has more than 10,000 employees in India out of 17,000-plus globally. Manu Gopinath, Chief People Officer, UST Global, said, “We are in …

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Maker Village hosts Hardware Startup Contest

TechnoparkTodaycom(Mar,2017):Promising early-stage hardware startups stand to win exciting prizes, a chance to get an acceleration program in the US as well as compete for a $50,000 grand prize, at the AlphaLabGear National Hardware Cup, a prestigious competition that is being conducted in India for the first time this month. Electronics incubator Maker Village in Kochi, Kerala, will host the India …

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IIITM-K to Initiate First Blockchain Technology Academy in Kerala

TechnoparkToday.com(Mar, 2017): After Bengaluru, Kerala will become the second state to get its own ‘Blockchain Academy’, which will spearhead research and innovations and impart technical consultancy in a cutting-edge technology that has been described as the most promising innovation since the Internet. The Indian Institute of Information Technology and Management-Kerala (IIITM-K) will set up the unique Academy in association with …

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IT in trouble as America suspends processing of H1-B visas

TechnoparkToday.com(Mar, 2017): Not a good news for Indian IT industry, since the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services announced a temporary suspension of its premium processing for all H1-B visas starting April 3rd 2017. While the process is suspended, petitioners will not be able to file Form I-907 to request for Premium Processing Service and for Form I-129 which files …

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