1Stan Gibsons India travelogue
Tanuja Randery is managing director of business transformation at Colt Telecom Group in London, UK, which is building pan-European VOIP services and which has a captive operation in India and contracts with Indian firms TCS and Infosys. India is th
2Stan Gibsons India travelogue – Paul Coby
Paul Coby, CIO of British Airways, has called on Indian outsourcers TCS and NIIT to help in a major push to implement e-ticketing and self-service check-in. Total savings have been $2 billion, Coby said. Hes looking to boost efficiency by 35% next year.
3Stan Gibsons India travelogue – Tom Friedman
New York Times international affairs columnist Thomas Friedman was greeted warmly by the attendees at the Nasscom conference in Mumbai. Friedman got the idea for his book, The World is Flat, while on a visit to Infosys in Bangalore two years
4Stan Gibsons India travelogue – S. Gopalakrishnan
S. Kris Gopalakrishnan, chief operating officer and co-founder of Infosys, in his office in Bangalore. Gopalakrishnan told me that cultural issues are still a significant issue in outsourcing deals. To overcome them, Infosys immerses new hir
5Stan Gibsons India travelogue – Wipro workers
Workers on the Wipro campus in Bangalore head across a sunny courtyard. The climate in Bangalore is a bit cooler — and more like California — than that of steamy Mumbai.
6Stan Gibsons India travelogue – A worker at the Wipro campus
The traditional Indian sari is popular everywhere, even on high-tech campuses, such as Wipros.
7Stan Gibsons India travelogue – Infosys campus
Infosys has gone all out in commissioning unique architecture, including a pyramid, for its campus in Bangalore. The building styles contrast, but generally succeed in harmonizing.
8Stan Gibsons India travelogue – Infosys campus
This building on the Infosys campus in Bangalore is a bit more typical of modern office parks in the U.S.
9Stan Gibsons India travelogue – Bill Gates tree
Honored visitors to the Infosys campus are invited to plant a tree. Bill Gates planted this one when he visited in 2002.
10Stan Gibsons India travelogue – Hindu temple
This brightly-colored elephant standing guard outside a Hindu temple in Mumbai caught my eye.
11Stan Gibsons India travelogue – The Taj Mahal Hotel
The historic and luxurious Taj Mahal Hotel is a landmark on Mumbais waterfront.
12Stan Gibsons India travelogue – Mumbai Harbor
Mumbai Harbor is home to a varied fleet.
13Stan Gibsons India travelogue – Gateway of India monument
The Gateway of India monument — 26 meters high — was completed in 1927 by the British. It sits on Mumbai harbor, opposite the Taj Mahal Hotel.
14Stan Gibsons India travelogue – The Prince of Wales Museum
The Prince of Wales Museum contains a wealth of Indian art and antiques, as well as paintings by European masters.
15Stan Gibsons India travelogue – A cricket match
Cricket is hugely popular in India. Here two club teams play a match on one of a number of cricket fields around the city.
16Stan Gibsons India travelogue – Mumbai skyline
Mumbai boasts plenty of new and recently-constructed high-rise buildings.
17Stan Gibsons India travelogue – Mumbai Laundry
The famous Mumbai Laundry is a honeycomb of washtubs. Launderers scrub garments there and then deliver them to customers all over the city.
18Stan Gibsons India travelogue – School girls
Schoolgirls in their blue uniforms can be seen in different parts of Mumbai when school gets out.
19Stan Gibsons India travelogue – Shanty town
Large neighborhoods of Mumbai are made up of shanties such as this womans home.