Siemens techies bag football glory
SAP Football Cup, a friendly football tournament for corporate companies, was held here recently at St. Joseph’s College grounds, Bangalore. The competition, hosted by SAP Labs India as part of the 15 month Germany India celebrations, was won by the team from Siemens after a tough finals match with SAP Labs. Other corporates that participated included Lapp India Ltd., MANN + HUMMEL Filter, Dai nike air max trainers mler, Continental Automotive India and Nokia Siemens Networks. A key highlight of the tournament was the CXO celebration match where executives from participating companies formed two teams and competed against each other. The new HP and Alcatel Lucent Data Centre Network Connect is an integrated architecture that brings together the strengths of data centre technology with high performance communications networks to offer enterprises the same levels of reliability, speed and capacity that are available on telecommunication service provider networks, but at substantially lower cost, a press release stated.
Infosys BPO Ltd. announced that it was awarded the Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) award at the eighth National Outsourcing Association (NOA) Awards, 2011 in London for Genesis’, a community project sponsored by Infosys BPO. The awards recognis nike air max trainers e the efforts of companies and individuals who have demonstrated excellence in the outsourcing industry.
Project Genesis aims at improving the employability of students from tier 2 and 3 cities in India through focussed training interv nike air max trainers entions conducted through the medium of their college academics, a press release from Infosys stated. The curriculum of Project Genesis includes two modules: Language Enhancement and Analytical Skills.
The programme is conducted in four well planned phases such that the impact on the students is highest, and that provides them with the proficiency required to enter and perform well in this dynamic industry.
Speaking about the award, Raghavendra K., Head Human Resource Development, Infosys BPO, said that over the past six years, Project Genesis had reached out to over 85,569 students through 3,138 academics in 1,594 educational institutions across seven States.
Workshops on building websites
Public Software Centre of IT for Change, a non governmental organisation, will conduct a Content Management and Administration Programme for NGOs using Drupal’. The programme will be conducted over a series of three workshops spread over six weeks: December 6 and 7, January 4 to 6 and January 19 and 20.
This workshop is for anyone wanting to become more familiar with how to build websites using Drupal. It is an introductory programme suitable for people with little to no website design experience, a press release from the NGO stated. Drupal is a free and open source content management system distributed under the GNU General Public Licence.
AOL India has launched an online and mobile Web product for Indian colleges called CoolAge. This Web mobile product and platform allows each college to publish articles, stories, pictures and videos of all college activities. CoolAge was borne out of research that AOL India conducted last year with young Indians in 18 cities, seeking to find out their Internet/mobil nike air max trainers e Web consumption pattern and the need for hyper local content.
The research findings pointed to a gap in the market for authentic and trusted content on Indian colleges, particularly in the non academic achievements area.