Not going away, will still be involved with TCS strategy: N Chandrasekaran


LATEST NEWS – There would be challenges ahead for the information technology (IT) sector and Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) and the various players would have to adapt, said Tata Sons designate Chairman N Chandrasekaran in a joint interview with TCS designate CEO Rajesh Gopinathan to The Economic Times.

Upon being asked how prepared TCS was to face the current churn in the industry, a situation which was similar to 2009 when Chandrasekaran had taken over the reigns at TCS, the Tata Sons designate chairman employed a cricket analogy and said that one would “never play on a dead wicket”. There would be the occasional ball which would pose a challenge, but overall, the industry and TCS were yet to see their best, Chandrasekaran added.

Gopinathan answered by saying that TCS would invest more in technology, not less. “We are in that sweet spot,” Gopinathan told ET, adding, “This is the only industry that can claim that.” READ MORE
Here are the key highlights of the interview:

1) Status of transition

2) Trump, protectionism and H1-B visa woes

3) Future constraints

4) Future opportunities




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