10 April, 2021

‘If I Know NRN, He’ll Break Through The Clouds’

Chairman of Bangalore-based software services firm Mindtree, talks about the challenges before Infosys

‘If I Know NRN, He’ll Break Through The Clouds’
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Subroto Bagchi, chairman of Bangalore-based software services firm Mindtree, talks about the challenges before Infosys. Excerpts from an e-mail interview with Arindam Mukherjee:

What will Narayana Murthy’s challenges be at Infosys? What does he bring to the table?

It’s not necessary that he’ll be the strategist. The question should be, will he be able to get Infoscions to get back to their strategic best? Will he be able to get the best strategists to come with alternatives? His job would be to ask them the critical questions, to be able to make intuitive choices when all data has rested argument. His job would be to be bold in making choices and remain unafraid in the face of criticism and naysaying. Of course things have changed; but so what? Why are we presuming here that NRN will reenact the past and try opening a digital future with an analogue key? The point again is not to get Infosys back to glory days, the issue is to take it forward to glory days. If I know NRN, he...

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