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StackRouteTM powers digital transformation of IT Industry

Updated: Nov 14, 2016 15:28 IST      
StackRouteTM powers digital transformation of IT Industry

New Delhi [India], Nov 14 (ANI- Business Wire India): StackRouteTM a pioneering initiative from NIIT to produce the world's best full-stack programmers has successfully created a talent pool of hundreds of Digital innovators for the IT industry in a short span of a year.

The initiative has received an overwhelming response from the industry. StackRoute currently services three of the Top Indian IT Services firms in Bangalore, Chennai and Delhi NCR. Based on an immersive product development experience, the path-breaking program focuses on creating elite full-stack programmers who are at the core of Digital Transformation initiatives worldwide.

Run by practitioners from the IT industry StackRoute boot-camps are apprenticeship and experiential based. StackRoute creates multi-skilled and multi-disciplinary programmers who can become key members of high-performance teams in top notch product engineering companies and IT firms.

They are equipped with problem solving, technical, agile and DevOps skills as well as with a core product engineering discipline.

Currently, StackRouteTM boot-camps that are focused on the full-stack programming with the MEAN and MERN technology stack (MongoDB, Express, AngularJS / ReactJS and Node.js) are offered at Bangalore, Chennai and Delhi NCR. NIIT is also working on expansion plans so that in the near future these full-stack programmers are available to key product engineering and IT firms in major IT metro cities in India.

StackRouteTM will be shortly launching similar boot-camps around machine learning, data science and big data technologies.

Wipro Limited, a leading global information technology, consulting and business process services company is using the platform to up-skill its technical talent. Rajan Kohli, Global Head and Senior Vice President, Wipro Digital said, "As consumers change digital behaviors faster than companies can adapt, our clients look to Wipro to provide agility, speed and scale to undertake human-centric digital transformation efforts. For us, building the right mix of people with the right skills is critical. In particular, we look for Pi-Shaped people who can work on multiple platforms, interface with design colleagues and drive digital innovation. NIIT has been a key partner for us in attracting and training this talent to build the right mindset and technical knowhow to keep up with this evolving space."

Reynolds Alex, General Manager and Head - Digital Academy, Wipro Digital, said, "StackRoute is a key partner for us in building a first-of-its-kind training program to meet the digital transformation needs of our customers. Through this program, we are creating a cadre of world-class full-stack programmers who will join multi-disciplinary teams in our digital pods around the world."

According to MIT Centre for Digital Business, 77 percent of organizations consider missing digital skills as the key hurdle to their transformation strategy. Therefore, Indian and Global IT companies are investing heavily in building digital transformation skills to enable their clients transform digitally.

Rahul Patwardhan, CEO, NIIT Ltd said, "With a strong thrust on enabling the industry to digitally transform themselves, NIIT designed StackRouteTM to develop a technologically empowered workforce that helps chart a clear path towards digital transformation. This significant initiative is aligned to our strategy to play a leadership role in Digital Learning."

In October 2015, NI IT launched a revolutionary initiative - StackRouteTM is truly a high end, specialized program offering, that takes a group of talented programmers screened through a rigorous selection process and turns them into high performance full-stack programmers that the industry needs urgently. The product has been developed in intense consultation with the industry, start-ups, product engineering companies and incubators, and is strongly endorsed by all the key industry stakeholders. (ANI- Business Wire India)

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