Infosys is the gold standard in training: Independent research firm
According to Forrester Research in a September 2011 report titled, ‘The Importance Of Evaluating Your Vendor's Training Capability: What You Need To Know’, Forrester discusses how Infosys uses training to maintain its global competitiveness.
The report evaluates Infosys’ investments in training fresh graduates as well as lateral hires and current employees. It makes a special mention of project management and business analysis training. The report cites our “…focus on more than just technical skills development… and how to navigate the highly process-oriented Infosys culture.”
According to the report, “Infosys is one IT services vendor with a state-of-the-art approach to employee training. Sourcing and Vendor Management (SVM) executives should use Infosys’ approach as an example of how to effectively evaluate service providers’ strengths and weaknesses.”
A full-time faculty of 600 trainers and researchers at the Narayana Murthy Center of Excellence, Mysore, trains 14,000 college graduates simultaneously over 23 weeks of residential program.
Employees undergo rigorous training across diverse areas, notably in project management and business analysis. They are imparted soft skills and learn how to implement new technologies, platforms and development methodologies.
According to Srikantan Moorthy, Senior Vice President, Group Head of Human Resource Development, Member, Executive Council, Infosys, “We believe the report reflects our commitment to training and consistently provide high-quality deliverables to our clients. Infosys has always aimed to provide world-class education and research facilities to its employees. Our investment in continuous education of our employees keeps their competencies current and relevant to the business while providing them professional growth opportunities.”
Published with permission of Forrester Research, Inc.