Automation drive in IT industry: Middle managers face an uncertain future

Automation drive in IT industry: Middle managers face an uncertain future

Many of the mid-managers have grown into roles involving allocating engineers for projects, managing software quality and training fresh hires. Most of such managerial roles are no more required and these functions are now getting automated. Thousands of mid-managers among the 3 million IT workers in a sector estimated to be worth $118 billion and mid managers account for 10-15% of top IT companies like TCS,Infosys and Wipro. “One of the biggest things that we have suffered from is that we have forgotten the art of coding. Now we have to get these coding skills back, says Wipro CEO.

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