About Calvin Harper

Calvin Harper is an associate editor of GoCertify India.

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|

Volunteer to gain valuable IT experience

Information technology (IT) is helping India rapidly evolve into a major player on the world stage. It’s impacting and even driving every industry including farming, transportation, communications and business in general. To help meet the need ...

By |August 8th, 2017|

The impact of India’s Goods and Services Tax

India’s biggest tax reform since independence, 70 years ago, was ushered into effect at midnight on June 30. The Goods and Services Tax (GST) is an indirect tax throughout the country designed to replace the old tax system that was viewed by many ...

By |July 11th, 2017|

ISRO is shaping India’s IT future

Information technology (IT) continues to play an increasingly important role in keeping our modern world spinning. Countries embracing IT inevitably experience the benefits of improved living standards for their citizens and a reduction in cost for government ...

By |June 27th, 2017|