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      Innovation, talent and an improved film making process has led to immense growth in the industry. While India is still a preferred outsourced destination, the industry has begun engaging local talent through exhaustive training programmes. Many of the VFX studios are incorporating practices which are on par with their competition and this has indeed provided an edge in the market.   The above infographic is a...

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"A large part of the reason that the global market embraces and accepts Indian studios is that they are staffed by dedicated and talented English speaking professionals with a passion for cinema and an eye for creativity and innovation”. The VFX and post production industry has experienced a solid growth of 20% in 2016 or revenue of INR 44.5 billion and is forecasted to grow at CAGR (2017-...

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In the recent times India has seen a drastic increase in global companies setting up their Innovation Centers. In a way its a lifesaver for IT industry in India. www.economictimes.com  : After 23 years with global information technology (IT) giants like IBM and SAP, in 2014 Lalitha Indrakanti, 42, made the surprising move to foods & agriculture multinational Cargill. “I couldn’t have asked for more,” Indrakanti...

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A Captive Implementation starts with the Captive Business Case creation. A fact-based approach with cost, performance metrics, investments, transition and payback timelines. The business case is validated for viability by the key stake-holders and top management. Top management’s commitment is crucial for the success of a captive. On firming up a viable Business Case, Captive Design is evolved. Captive Design covers the Road-map, Build-out and Operational...

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Captives (Global In-house Centers) have evolved over the past decade and are now a sustainable option for organizations aiming to leverage the growing technology talent pool in India. According to NASSCOM, there are more than 800 captive set-ups in India employing more than half a million employees. Also known as Global In-house Centers, these captives are in various stages of their life-cycle. While there has been mixed...

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A friend in the recruitment industry asked me recently, Why is it that the best candidates show the least interest in a job opportunity when I call them up?  Thus began a process of interaction and introspection with a number of technology R&D professionals in my circle of personal and professional contacts. I asked each one of them why they would and why they would not entertain...

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