Sunday, January 29, 2012

IBM Platform for Academia, Industry tie up

IBM has come forward with its Drona Partner Programme- an initiative aiming at providing better collaboration between academia and industry. Under the programme Independent Software Vendors(ISV's) would thus help enhance the employability of students, According to Anil Menon of IBM India, IT jobs in present times require more than just string technical abilities; students would need to have industry and business knowledge along with good interpersonal and effective communication skills. According to sources, by 2012 the need for skilled IT experts would increase to 1.5 million especially in India, China and South East Asia.

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