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Infosys Making Manila Firm Digital on Microsoft Platform

“JG will have a roadmap to develop unique capabilities, value for customers and maintain a competitive advantage in a digital first world,” he said

Office building of Infosys. Pixabay

Infosys would make Manila-based JG Summit Holdings in Philippines go digital on Microsoft platform Azure, the global software major said on Monday.

“As a technology services partner, we will digitise operations of JG conglomerate using Microsoft Azure, which is an open, hyper-scale, enterprise-grade cloud platform, along with SAP’s Hana database management system,” the city-based firm said in a statement here.

As software product and services partners, Infosys and Microsoft will enable JG to migrate to cloud and develop a robust digital infrastructure for its business processes.

“We will leverage JG’s infrastructure management solution suite, a hybrid IT management platform to build, adopt and govern such cloud environment, enhancing the overall end-user experience,” Infosys said in the statement.

As vendor, Infosys will also deploy Wingspan, its next-gen learning solution, on the platform to upskill JG employees to use the digital platform.

“Our objective is to embed digitisation into our core business strategy across units, subsidiaries, and affiliates. Through Infosys and Microsoft, we want to accelerate our digital transformation, which will enable us address evolving business requirements, facilitate secure collaboration among employees and offer better service to our end customers,” JG Chief Executive Lance Y. Gokongwei said.

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FILE – A sign for Microsoft is seen on a building in Cambridge, Massachusetts, March 18, 2017. VOA

Infosys head for consumer, retail and logistics Karmesh Vaswani said: “The partnership with JG is aligned to Infosys’ strategy of helping clients navigate to their next level by augmenting their core digital capabilities, advancing their operating models and transforming their talent for the future.

“Leveraging our expertise in digital technologies and understanding of the business landscape, we will provide JG a secure, scalable hybrid cloud platform for digital transformation and enable transition to a modern digital workplace.”

Microsoft’s Vice President, Operations, Ricky Kapur said many firms don’t realise the opportunity cost of not going digital and using cloud and incur productivity and revenue decline.

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“JG will have a roadmap to develop unique capabilities, value for customers and maintain a competitive advantage in a digital first world,” he said.

As one of the largest and diversified Filipino corporations, JG is engaged in businesses like snack foods, beverages and commodities that serve middle class with rising incomes in Philippines, South-east Asia and Australasia. (IANS)

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Software Major Infosys Projected as Top Employer in APAC Region

Established 28 years ago, Top Employer Institute recognises excellence in people practices

Office building of Infosys. Pixabay

Software major Infosys has been projected as a top employer in Australia, Japan and Singapore across the Asia-Pacific region in 2020, by the Top Employer Institute in recognition of its excellence in hiring practices.

“Organizations certified as top employers provide best working environment for employees through ‘people-first’ HR practices, as they are subjected to a rigorous selection process by the Dutch Institute,” the city-based IT behemoth said in a statement.

Encompassing 100 queries, covering 600 people development practices, the assessor has evaluated talent strategy, workforce planning, talent acquisition, on-boarding, learning and development and performance management.

Leadership development, career and succession management, compensation and benefits and culture also were part of the evaluated topics in certifying the $11 billion IT company.

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Employees queue up infront of Infosys office. Wikimedia Commons

“We are committed to enhancing our human resource practices and building collaborative workplaces – as we believe this benefits not only our people, but also our clients, and the community at large,” said Infosys chief operating officer U.B. Pravin Rao in the statement.

Rao said the honour demonstrates Infosys’ focus on localisation and approach to help clients navigate their digital transformation journey.

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Top Employer Institute has certified and recognised more than 1,500 employers in 118 countries.

Established 28 years ago, Top Employer Institute recognises excellence in people practices. (IANS)