About Calvin Harper

Calvin Harper is an associate editor of GoCertify India.

Indian IT pros a key export U.S. is losing out on

ndia is an ancient land of resilient individuals who have overcome obstacles that would surely have defeated a lesser people. Indian’s history of resistance to outside forces is long and proud. In 326 BCE, she convinced Alexander the Great to turn for home ...

By |April 3rd, 2018|

China: India’s restless neighbor

Things have been going well for India since Narendra Modi assumed the office of Prime Minister in 2014. Industry is expanding and living standards are increasing. GDP growth was 7.2 percent at the end of last quarter and is anticipated to reach 7.5 percent by ...

By |March 20th, 2018|

Indian trade policy: Unfair, or just plain shrewd?

The United States is the most generous nation in the world. An historical example is the Foreign Assistance Act of 1948, better known as the Marshall Plan, where the U.S. gave $13 billion ($140 billion in current dollars) to rebuild Western Europe after ...

By |February 6th, 2018|

Google is using saathis to grow internet access in India, Part 2

In 2013, when Google first came up with the idea of educating rural women to use the internet, it offered 3-to-4-hour-long classes in schools and community centers. Because so few women attended, however, the company switched to a pilot program closer ...

By |January 23rd, 2018|

Google is using saathis to grow internet access in India, Part 1

The internet is an amazing, expansive, and ever-changing technology that has changed the lives of almost everyone in the world. Instantaneous communication, the sharing of ideas and opinions, the easy flow of goods and services and even ...

By |January 9th, 2018|

IT India Digest: Unions, tech leadership, and dangerous selfies

India’s IT industry is a fast-moving, ever-evolving environment. Each day seems to bring a hundred different IT-related happenings. While it is impossible to cover each tech-related event in-depth, we do our best to bring you items of interest to the industry. Here are ...

By |November 14th, 2017|

Sponsored training is closing the IT skills hiring gap in India

India is a land of innovation. In fact, hustling about each morning, few of us give any thought to how Indian ingenuity has helped make our daily routines easier. For example, when washing your hair, you likely used one of many different brands ...

By |October 17th, 2017|

Data analytics a new employment frontier in India

With a population of more than 1.3 billion, India creates a lot of stuff. As a major player in the global marketplace, especially for agricultural exports, India ranks second worldwide in farm output, and is in the top three for production of wheat, ...

By |October 3rd, 2017|

India makes increased commitment to cybersecurity

Under the Modi Administration, India is rapidly coming of age digitally. In the relentless move towards a digital economy, India’s government has developed and implemented several initiatives designed to facilitate citizen’s use of the internet. Two initiatives ...

By |September 19th, 2017|

India a major world power 70 years after independence

On August 15 1947, India gained her Independence from British rule. Over the ensuing 70 years, India has become the second-most populous country, with more than 1.3 billion people, and the most populous democracy in the world. In seven decades ...

By |August 22nd, 2017|