The Indian IT sector is one of the most basic service sector that has helped India a lot...
Everyone talks about India becoming an IT super power...Will India ever become a IT super power? Is the country on the right direction?
Well a report sayssss.... India is ranked 48th in the world in the IT industry competitiveness index 2008.
India has an overall score of 28.9 on the IT competitive index as per the study conducted by the Economist Intelligence Unit. The study assesses and compares the IT industry environments of 66 countries to find out the IT sector's competitiveness.
The study revealed that India performed best in business environment and support for IT industry development with a score of 59.3 per cent and 54 per cent. Areas of improvement include IT infrastructure and R & D environment, which are relatively low in the IT industry competitive index.
Rank 1 :US
Rank 2: Taiwan
Rank 3: The UK
However, the brain drain of IT talent from emerging markets is slowing down as training opportunities increase in many markets. Many IT professionals also return home to countries like India and Vietnam to work in top companies or head start-ups, the EIU study points out.
Rank 4: Sweden
The countries in the top ranks owe their technological edge to high-quality networks.
Rank 5: Denmark