All such efforts are to make sure that there is no hindrance on the firm’s working by the proposed US immigration Bill.
Infosys works to tackle US immigration issues—India’s top second tech giant Infosys Ltd. is chalking out different ways to deal with the issue of proposed US visa changes.
Among the various options being explored by India’s second biggest software exporter include opening of local development centers, development centers in the time zone of the client and increased offshore components in the contracts.
Giving details about such steps by Infosys, Managing director and Chief Executive of the company S D Shibulal informed that the steps are currently being explored but not yet executed by the firm.
He gave details during a recent conference by Oppenheimer, an investment firm, in the US this month. So, whether its meeting clients personally, discussing the affects of the proposed legislation with them or building multiple alliances for ensuring highest levels of productivity and efficiency, the company is leaving no stone unturned.
Effect of US immigration Bill on Infosys—‘What will happen if the legislation in its current form does become a US immigration law’ is a question that seems to be bother the Indian IT giant Infosys right now. Shibulal stated that the legislation will have a direct impact on the company costs including labor costs as well as US visa costs.
So, to deal with such issues, Infosys plans to be a local player in the nations where it had operations like France and Germany, Shibulal further informed.
Need for global expansion—The company is having plans for global expansion to help get and operate with clients the world over, Shibulal informed during the Oppenheimer conference in the US earlier this month.
Already, the company has opened its centers in Mexico and the process of expansion in the Philippines and Europe is underway. In addition, a center is already there in China, Shibulal announced.
The company also is considering higher recruitment locally apart from local development centers, more offshore centers and other strategies. In all such efforts, several pilot projects are being conducted by Infosys to find out the ways for increasing offshore component in its contracts.
And majority of US visa challenges to be faced by Infosys will be overcome even if the US clears the immigration bill in the present form.