The IT office of 2025 will be a hybrid between an open office and a shopfloor as humans work alongside bots, says Ganesh Natarajan, founder, 5F World. Smaller campuses will become the norm since not as many people will be needed. Offices will become spartan with fewer frills like upscale cafes and play zones. Overall infrastructure and real estate costs will drop as the employee base shrinks.
1951:- India's First Indian Institute of technology set Up at Kharagpur, West Bengal.
1968:- Tata Consultancy Services Setup, Offers Puched Card Services.
1978:- IBM exists India Opening Up the Sector to Private sector Companies like Wipro and HCL with the announcement of minicomputer Policy.
1981:- Infosys Is Setup with a clear focus ON providing outsourced IT services.
1986:- Computerization of Indian Railways seat Reservation system by Indian Programmers.
1991:- Liberalisation Results in abolition of import duty on Computer used for Software Export; earning made Tax free for 10 years, MNC's allowed in India to Operate with 100% equity.
More work will be done remotely and on the mobile. Uberisation or on-demand hiring will become the norm for certain roles, with companies setting up work pods where teams of experts assemble for short periods to work on specific projects and then disperse. Reskilling will become the norm Even in ancient times warriors would routinely undergo reskilling exercises to remain relevant, says Sudeep Sen, AVP, TeamLease Services. Constantly upgrading oneself will no longer be optional but a core requirement. Also, the onus will be on the employee to upgrade, not on the employer. It won’t be unusual for a 45-year-old employee to take a study break to keep up with the latest tech developments. Those who don’t will fall by the wayside.
The automation premium AI based bots will make humans redundant says former HCL Technologies CEO Vineet Nayar, especially in low skill roles. But the red carpet will be rolled out to hold on to the higher skilled ones. “If companies invest even a fraction of what they invest in automation on improving employee motivation and wellbeing, they will see significantly higher growth,” he says. Be your own boss Sure, the paycheck may be signed by someone else, but each employee will act as an independent entity, taking responsibility to continuously market, build and grow themselves. This will lead to a change in the traditional role of the manager, who will no longer be directly responsible for the person, but more of a facilitator. The organisational structure will be relatively flat with multiple layers becoming redundant and the focus shifting squarely onto .. “Denied Supercomputer, Angry India Does It!” India started building its own supercomputer in the late 1980s after it was denied American Cray supercomputers because of the technology embargo. Within years, on July 1, 1991, Centre for Development of Advanced Computing unveiled ‘Param 8000’, the country’s first supercomputer. A US newspaper had this to say: “Denied supercomputer, Angry India does it!” Param was the second-fastest supercomputer then. The supercomputers started India’s era of satellite launches, faster communication and speeded India’s missile programme. And of course, India’s IT industry took root.