“According to a Yankee Group report, mobile payment is expected to increase to $1 trillion by 2015 from the current $241 billion – a CAGR of a whopping 56 per cent. That comes as no surprise considering the amount of buzz created by different technologies trying to garner market share in the mobile payment business – from simple SMS-based payments to mobile web payments to the emerging NFC (Near Field Communication). Globally, NFC-based mobile payment is expected to reach $50 billion by 2014.”
“HCL enjoys the status of being one of the few Indian companies with significant experience in end-to-end aero structure design and engineering. OPTICOM is our solution to aid composite design cost optimisation for aero structure designs including optimisation on manufacturing and component usage.”
“Given the rapid scale of engagement expansion, there is a shortage of high value engineering talent in India – at senior technical levels like principal architects, global program managers, and product technical managers. We have utilized and leveraged our global delivery centre strategy to attract talent in US and in European local markets to address this opportunity.”
“We want to be operating closer to customers so our ability to offer value on complex programs is high…We believe that 80 percent of the people will be hired locally”.
“Technology has a huge potential in not only making an impact one’s life, but also significantly increase its adoption as well. Personalisation engrained into cars, smart phones, etc, enables you to focus on exactly what you want, how you want and when you want it. Although some applications will save money, or make shopping experiences delightful, others in the medical space could literally save lives.”
“The biggest change for us today is the amount of solutions we are bringing to the table. We are moving from being a pure play services company to a services and solutions company. The solutions we bring help our customers go to the market faster. We reduce their launch time by 20-25%”.
“Engineering Out of the Box is the market proposition of how HCL takes engineering services, plus platform ecosystem innovation, to our product and technology customers. It is no longer enough to only think about product development by itself, because you have to also think about the whole ecosystem, platform and user experience”.
Read more in Sandeep’s interview with Frost & Sullivan.
“Through the home automation solution called AEGIS, the user will be able to manage his home environment remotely. We are doing the technology and design engineering and will work with OEMs and system integrators by licensing the platform to them.”
“There are two […] areas where we are seeing aggressive robotics and automation investments: One being manufacturing facilities that are addressing emerging markets like BRIC and other emerging countries […] The other being investments in sunrise vertical sectors like renewable energy, nano technology and biotechnology”.
“Offset is a growth driver for services”.
“Innovation and Product Development are the twin pillars of HCL’s heritage […] Our investment in cutting edge solutions and focus on the environment is further advanced by this partnership.”
“The AEGIS solution is part of our ongoing efforts to take a productized solution approach to provide a critical time to market advantage to our customers. We can adapt and deploy AEGIS to a broad range of use cases, which Consumer Electronic OEM’s can take to market as cutting edge products.”
“Personalization of technology will transform the way we work, live and commute”.