Opportunities in Govt’s open source software drive: Wipro
IT major Wipro on Friday said the central government's drive to encourage adoption and use of open source software has thrown significant opportunities towards building the country's technology infrastructure. "The government of India's policy on open source adoption is a critical step towards building a digitally empowered society," Wipro Chief Executive Officer and Member of the Board T K Kurien said in a statement. "There is little doubt this initiative will usher in greater efficiency, transparency and reliability in India's technology infrastructure, besides creating significant employment opportunities, over the medium to long term," the company said. Wipro said the rapidly increasing pace of adoption of open source software and methodologies led by advancements in analytics, cloud computing and the Internet of Things have catapulted open source into a core technology asset for enterprises across the globe.