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Infosys and Roland-Garros to Collaborate for Digital Innovation

The partnership aims to re-imagine the tennis experience for the fans and the players globally, according to a statement

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The partnership aims to re-imagine the tennis experience for the fans and the players globally, according to a statement. Wikimedia

Infosys, a global leader in next-generation digital services and consulting, and Roland-Garros Grand Slam tennis tournament, also called the French Open, on Thursday announced a three-year strategic technology partnership.

The partnership aims to re-imagine the tennis experience for the fans and the players globally, according to a statement.

The collaboration is aimed at enriching the game by providing fans, players and coaches with a completely new experience, leveraging Infosys’ expertise in digital technologies such as artificial intelligence, big data and analytics, mobility, virtual and augmented reality, the statement said.

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“We are convinced that Infosys will help us deliver the tournament’s digital transformation objectives to ensure Roland-Garros remains at the cutting edge of technology.” Wikimedia

Bernard Giudicelli, President of the French Tennis Federation, said: “We are truly delighted that Infosys has joined us as a partner of Roland-Garros. This partnership centres around digital innovation, a key pillar of the tournament, and will offer tennis fans an even richer experience.

“We are convinced that Infosys will help us deliver the tournament’s digital transformation objectives to ensure Roland-Garros remains at the cutting edge of technology.”

Pravin Rao, Chief Operating Officer, Infosys, said: “Roland-Garros stands for its rich history and culture and today Infosys is proud to become a part of this heritage. We’re excited to partner with Roland-Garros to showcase how digital technologies can enhance the boundaries of this tournament by leveraging data, insights and digital experiences.

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“We are committed to help Roland-Garros further expand its global following in the physical and the virtual world powered by digital innovation where fans and players alike can experience game-changing innovations.” Wikimedia

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“We are committed to help Roland-Garros further expand its global following in the physical and the virtual world powered by digital innovation where fans and players alike can experience game-changing innovations.”

As part of this partnership, Infosys and Roland-Garros will work on several new digitally enabled experiences such as re-imagined fan experience powered by data and analytics, empowering players and coaches with the power of artificial intelligence and Roland-Garros fan engagement amplified with virtual reality and augmented reality. (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

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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)