Wipro announces innovation Isdle on Second life

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Bangalore, Oct 25 (UNI) Wipro Technologies, the global IT services arm of Wipro Limited, today launched its innovation Isle in Second Life, one of internet's most populous virtual worlds.

With this Wipro became the first Indian company to leverage new age stakeholder enagement vehicles to establish a virtual brand presence.

Phase one of an anticipatead multi phase presence for Wipro in second Life has been launched today, with the unveiling of Wipro's pioneering Offshore Development Centre (ODC) model campus with facilities like Client engagement centre, Learning Centre, 3 floor ODC setup with cubicles, Security desk at the campus entrance gate, Amphitheater, Press announcements hall, Basketball and Volleyball, Administration, Data Centre and Library. It would be regularly staffed by Wipro's own staff. according to a release here.

Wipro is also bringing new capabilities to corporate recruitment in 2007 via its innovation Isle Island. Prospective candidates would now be able to submit their resume at Wipro's virtual campus.

Initially, limited to Wipro BPO, the e-recruitment initiative would later become an integral part of Wipro's recruitment drive.

Wipro technologies Chief Marketing Officer Jessie Paul said that "this will be a virtual forum for customers, partners and other like minded people to collaborate with Wipro in the area of co-innovation and business transformation".

In later phases, Wipro would use Second Life to collaborate with customers and partners, host virtual conferences and provide a mutual platform to infuse innovation in the space of technology and business transformation. The hub would also serve as a virtual learning campus to further connect and grow the creative talent of Wipro.

UNI

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