The role of information services in global/IT consulting companies (6/16/2011)
Reposted with permission from DC/SLA Radio
by BP Prakash, Asian Chapter, Business & Finance, Competitive Intelligence, Science-Technology Divisions
On June 16, 2011, BP Prakash, General Manager of the Library & Information Center at Tata Consultants spoke about managing a global information center from an international perspective. Mr. Prakash is also the President of SLA’s Asia Chapter, the fastest growing chapter in the Association and has a compelling vision of the future of the profession!
To play the podcast, please go to the DC/SLA Radio site http://dc.sla.org/2011/06/16/mumbai/
At TCS, Mr Prakash, directs one of the largest and diverse informational professional team in Asia.He has successfully lead his team to win SLA B&F’s ” Centre of Excellence Award”, in 2009. He has PG degrees in Development planning and Library Science from Univ of Mysore, Karnataka state, India. An university gold medalist in library science, he is also a Fulbright scholar from Univ of Wisconsin, USA.
Mr. Prakash has 27 years of experience across national institutes, manufacturing sectors, global IT firms & research environments. He enjoys professional interactions & believes that learning is a continual process. He is a life member of Indian library associations and has been a member of SLA since 1999. He feels librarianship is at crossroads today and organizations like SLA have a major responsibility in shaping the future of librarians.