thanks a lot ....
10th April 2010 From India, Delhi
14th April 2010 From India, Hyderabad
Almost most of the things shld be streamlined...................
15th April 2010 From India, Madras
Software industry in India should take a cue from ISRO, which doesn't get huge fund from government still making India proud with its stellar achievement. Unfortunately, entrepreneur like Narayanmurthy look for more and more government support for IT sector in the form of tax holidays, uninterrupted power supply at cheaper rates, easy H1B visa to software professionals, well developed infrastructure for IT parks etc. They simply have got old now in thinking as well as they don't understand now this simple thing that they got success because of least intervention from government and being in high in demand in world market once upon a time.
The problem with Indian software industry is that they want their expansion horizontally now as far as products & services are concerned, without venturing into cloud computing, artificial intelligence or the os, compilers and other innovative products as you've suggested. But at the same time they want their profits to grow vertically. Infosys, TCS, Wipro etc are more in providing COTS than going for innovation.
Similarly, DRDO though have helped in developing missile, LCA, & some other little products but have failed miserably in coming out with some cutting edge technology or some cost effective products in limited time.
The status of higher and technical education in India is bereft of new R & D work and diminishing interest in core science for the want of good bucks earning job in management & services sector is taking new generation away from it. India like China has failed even to copy the world class product or to become the manufacturing workshop because of lack high skilled workforce. Therefore, for a developing economy like India, the best thing right now is the stabilization of Rupee vis-a-vis prominent world currencies at comfortable level.
Politics in India is the most disturbing and disgusting aspect. You can't expect bold big bang reforms or change in course as majority of the people are more concerned with cheap food, shelter, transport, fuel and high wages or income as the case may be without making much effort or taking pain.
The leadership has failed to inspire with example as only a school certificate holders are HRD minister or DyCM of State, which boasts of Super30, sending most number of students to IITs and dispatching large chunk of Civil servants. Mediocrity is the new success mantra in India now.
21st November 2015 From India, Faridabad