Persistent Systems is a multinational IT services company. From a huge development center in India, the company builds technology solutions for a raft of high-profile companies. Oftentimes we hear about outsourcing IT to India and think about poor work, cost cutting, and suboptimal results. For Bridgestone tires, however, the experience seems to have been quite different. I recently had the opportunity to sit down with the CEO of Persistent Systems, Anand Deshpande, to talk about what his company does generally, and to look at one particular case study in particular.
Ben Kepes is a technology evangelist, an investor, a commentator and a business adviser. Ben covers the convergence of technology, mobile, ubiquity and agility, all enabled by the Cloud. His areas of interest extend to enterprise software, software integration, financial/accounting software, platforms and infrastructure as well as articulating technology simply for everyday users.