PwC India, professional services firm, will invest Rs 1 billion towards the development of digital solutions and is expected to hire thousand digital technology experts over the next three years.
The investment is made by the firm to boost its capabilities to deliver tech solutions that will help clients address real-world business challenges.This investment will be in addition to ongoing investments towards innovation, digital research and development, and talent for building new tech-enabled solutions across the globe.
Sivarama Krishnan, Partner, PwC India, said, "We ourselves operate in a 'cloud-first' environment and we are now leveraging our experience to create relevant solutions for our clients. The focus is on building a digital ecosystem of solutions adoptable for plug-and-play to solve client problems using emerging technologies. We are also changing our delivery model to ensure that we deliver outcomes to our clients quicker."
"A large part of prospective hiring will be focused on individuals who will help make these solutions better and customise them to client domains. The firm has already hired a little over hundred digital solution professionals to build the initial leg of products. The solutions consist of a large number of self-learning modules that will learn and improve themselves based on client data and can then utilise the anonymised data to further streamline the solutions for better services," Krishnan added.