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Title Coding Culture. [Kanopy electronic resource]

Publication Info. [San Francisco, California, USA] : Kanopy Streaming, 2014.
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Description 1 online resource (1 video file, approximately 30 min.) : digital, .flv file, sound
digital
video file MPEG-4 Flash
Note Title from title frames.
Event Originally produced by Documentary Educational Resources in 2006.
Summary The Indian software outsourcing industry has emerged as a key node of the global economy. The series of ethnographic films, Coding Culture, explores the cultures of outsourced work and the moulding of a new workforce to cater to this global high-tech services industry. Each of the three films focuses on a single company, representing one of the major types of software company found in Bangalore: a medium-sized Indian-owned company software services company (Mphasis: The 'M' Way); the offshore software development centre of a U.S.-based IT company (Sun Microsystems: Fun@Sun); and a small 'cross-border' startup company that produces its own software products and markets them to global customers (July Systems: July Boys). All three companies are engaged in the production of software products or services for markets outside of India, but the nature of their work and their position in the global economy differ, producing significant variations in their cultures of work. Each film revolves around a distinct theme that is central to the outsourcing industry as a whole, but that also has wider sociological significance: the systems of time and people management that are typical of these new global workplaces; the functioning of multicultural 'virtual teams' and the absorption of Indian software engineers into a global corporate culture; and the new identities that are emerging in this highly transnational sector of the Indian economy.
System Details Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Language In English.
Subject Computer software industry -- Social aspects -- Bangalore -- India.
Computer programmers -- Attitudes -- Bangalore -- India.
Computer software industry -- Employees -- Bangalore -- India.
Added Author Sonti, Gautam, film director.
Upodhya, Carol, 1956-, film director.
Kanopy (Firm)
In: Watertown, MA : Documentary Educational Resources (DER), 2009
Music No. 1109513 Kanopy
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