India, May 27, 2013 – Capgemini, one of the world’s foremost providers of consulting, technology and outsourcing services announced its second season of the Capgemini Super Techies Show to be aired on ET Now and Times Now. This show was ranked in the Top 6 weekend shows for 4 weeks in a row last year. Now this technology based reality television show is set to feature participants from North America, who will battle it out and solve real business challenges faced by some of the largest enterprises in India and North America. Individuals who have an experience of working on technologies in a business environment are eligible to apply online till June 25th at www.capgeminisupertechiesshow.com. Applications from India are currently being accepted and the process in North America will begin soon.
Real life technology-business challenges of companies will be addressed by 27 teams of 2 young IT professionals, through their proposed technology solutions. These teams will have contestants from North America and India, short listed through a stringent process after evaluating applicant’s technological skill sets and business-problem solving abilities. All the finalists will get an opportunity to showcase their expertise to a national audience besides getting an exposure to interact with CIOs of leading brands from India and North America.
Rajesh Chandiramani, Senior Vice President – Marketing and Sales, Capgemini India said, “We are proud to present the second season of Capgemini’ Super Techies Show after the overwhelming response received last year. The show has grown bigger this year with the participation of IT professionals and business leaders from North America. This will bring a global perspective on some of the issues faced by the IT industry. This will also provide an interesting opportunity for the participants to come up with solutions and ideas in response to global business challenges.”
Capgemini Super Techies Show will be on air in the month of September 2013 and will comprise a total of 13 episodes, of which nine will be league episodes focused on solving business challenges around Big Data, Social, Mobile, Cloud and Infrastructure Services. These nine league episodes will be conducted in pools of three. Each 30 minutes episode will feature 2 Indian teams and 1 North American team presenting their technology solutions in response to an Indian or North American based company’s business challenge. The jury, comprising of senior technology leaders from the participating companies, established technologists and subject matter experts from Capgemini will award points to each team based on their solution. The team that wins a particular episode moves on to their pool semi-finals. The 3 teams that win the 3 pool semi-finals will compete in the extended 13th episode – one hour Grand Finale of the Capgemini Super Techies Show.
About Capgemini India
Capgemini in India is around 40,000 people strong across 9 cities (Mumbai, Delhi, Bangalore, Hyderabad, Pune, Kolkata and Chennai – Trichy and Salem). A pioneer in the IT industry, Capgemini has over 45 years of global expertise collaborating with leading corporations and now brings the Consulting, Technology and Outsourcing experience to India. With dedicated teams to service the local markets, Capgemini has strong domain experience to assist clients across the Government and Public Sector, Energy and Utilities, Manufacturing, Telecom and Financial Services sectors and help them advance in their respective industries. Please visit www.in.capgemini.com for more details.
With more than 125,000 people in 44 countries, Capgemini is one of the world’s foremost providers of consulting, technology and outsourcing services. The Group reported 2012 global revenues of EUR 10.3 billion. Together with its clients, Capgemini creates and delivers business and technology solutions that fit their needs and drive the results they want. A deeply multicultural organization, Capgemini has developed its own way of working, the Collaborative Business ExperienceTM, and draws on Rightshore®, its worldwide delivery model. Learn more about us at www.capgemini.com. Rightshore® is a trademark belonging to Capgemini
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