June 2013 | HCL Technologies
In the recent past, Web designers worked as a team. A Web designer’s main task was to design the interface only. The tasks of a Web designer were very limited, but at the same time they were very important too. Users notice the UI initially whenever they access the application.
Web designers should also be aware of the markup language. Using only HTML and CSS is enough to create a page, but the designed page might not be fully functional, as it would work like a static page. After developing the static...read more
“If I asked my customers what they wanted, they would have said a faster horse.” – Henry Ford
Following this adage by Ford, we acknowledge that when it comes to technology, clients don’t always know what they want because they only know what they know. When it comes to the RFP process in particular, this is even more true. The RFP process as it stands today is extremely prescriptive, filled with specific technical requirements mandated by the client. While this fairly rigid process does serve...read more
The traditional IT organization is disintegrating but will re-emerge as the domain-smart and customer-focused manager of an IT ecosystem.
One of the biggest threats to corporate competitiveness is a shortage of key skills, and nowhere is that risk more acute than in the corporate IT organization. By 2015, less than 25 percent of the current IT workforce is estimated to remain in standalone IT roles, according to analysis by the ...read more
One could not agree more with Heinz Rudolf Pagels, the renowned American physicist, who aptly remarked, “The world changed from having the determinism of a clock to having the contingency of a pinball machine”. Contingent, come to think of it, means subject to chance. The word itself encompasses the state of the world economy, nature of the job market and the current approach taken by employers across the world.
With the economy expanding in spurts,...read more