COVID-19 – Tipping Point for Automation


COVID-19 – Tipping Point for Automation evaluates how COVID-19 has influenced the adoption of automation from a short-term to a long-term horizon perspective. While it is too early to evaluate the full extent of COVID-19 impact, the rise in infections and the subsequent lockdowns have certainly set in motion new drivers for wide-scale adoption of automation across industries. Key Highlights: Lockdown has acted as a catalyst for consideration and test-run for automation technologies by authorities, case in point usage of drone for surveillance and medicine delivery The economic impact of COVID-19 crisis will limit automation investments in short-term Geopolitics, EHS (Environmental, Health & Safety) and supply chain reliability will create massive opportunities for the automation indust...

NASSCOM-Zinnov-Resiliency of the Indian ER&D Ecosystem during COVID-19 – May 2020


This research assesses the impact of COVID-19 on enterprises globally and highlights the resiliency of the Indian ER&D ecosystem to ensure continuity of operations for its customers during the crisis. It highlights the key steps taken by ER&D firms to manage internal operations to ensure continuity of business. It also showcases examples of how these companies helped their customers keep this business running without affecting productivity. There are 11 case studies: Cyient, HCL, Infosys, KPIT, L&T TS, Onward Technologies, QuEST Global, Sasken, Tata Technologies, Tech Mahindra and Wipro.

Indian Technology Industry: Driving Global Business Continuity and Value Creation amidst COVID-19


The COVID-19 pandemic is the defining global health crisis of our time and the greatest global humanitarian challenge the world has faced since World War II. It has entailed business disruption like never before and affected hundreds of thousands of people across several countries globally. In fact, it is becoming increasingly clear that our era will witness a dramatic restructuring of our traditional economic and business order as we seek to find the “next normal.” The Indian technology industry has demonstrated remarkable agility and resilience in responding to the crises; ensuring business continuity for all global clients while prioritizing safety of its professionals. This document summarizes various efforts taken by the Industry, the overwhelming feedback across global clients, and t...

COVID-19 Global Survey (10,000 responses): Inside Business Impacts and Responses



Remote Work Playbook by ThoughtWorks


In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, ThoughtWorks has together a Remote Work Playbook to help the industry and our clients to navigate the transition to remote work. In the current health climate, the need to work remotely – while continuing to successfully deliver – is more pressing than ever before. At ThoughtWorks, the last two decades have allowed us to gain experience in remote working at a rather more leisurely pace. We’ve set up many cross-continental development teams, and we run most of our business with global teams. Many of us are used to working more from our home than any single ThoughtWorks office.  We’ve put together this document to try to pass on what we’ve learned, in the hope, it will be useful for those hurtling down that path now.  However, it is important to stress s...