Directions09 to discuss IT industry themes

April 16th, 2008 - 6:04 pm ICT by admin  

New Delhi, April 16 (IANS) Leaders of the communications and IT industry are set to brainstorm on ways to take India to the next level of technological development at Directions09, a business conclave, to be held in Delhi and Bangalore. The event, organised by IDC, is held annually to identify and address issues pertaining to the industry in the backdrop of larger economical issues.

“Directions09 will examine all the ways the world of IT and communications is changing, from globalisation to virtualisation, from software as a service to services as software, from changing network technology to the technology of social networks, and how those changes will affect customers, suppliers, and IT marketers,” said Sanjit Sinha, head of research, IDC India.

The event will have some significant sessions on slowdown in the US economy, India’s growth story, effect of government changes and policies and effects of inflation among others.

It would be held on April 30 in Delhi and May 2 in Bangalore.

IDC is a global research and market intelligence firm for IT, telecom and consumer technology.

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