Coimbatore, India – February 20, 2015 – Skava, one of the world’s leading providers of the mobilecommerce solutions to some of the biggest retailers and brands in the world, today announced the launch of its state of the art mobile research lab at PSG Tech Coimbatore to fuel innovation in mobile technologies.
As smartphone web traffic grows at breakneck speed and now accounts for more web traffic than desktop, the investment demonstrates the commitment of Skava, as a global leader in mobile commerce technology, the Skava lab will provide industry expertise and challenge students to build cutting edge mobile applications and how to build best of breed mobile websites solutions. The students atPSG Tech students will get to use this lab to work on the latest in mobile technologieson such as iOS, Android, and other mobile platforms and devices.
The mobile lab will create a platform for the students and the institution to identify, discuss and act on pressing technology problems within the industry while also being mentored by Skava. As mobile traffic continues to grow and become an increasingly important part of business, students are being offered the opportunity to learn from the world’s leading mobile commerce technology company. This should also provide impetus to other colleges to commit to similar investments and thereby improve the skills of the students in the region and develop the required skills to have an edge when Skava scouts for new talent.
Talking at the Press Conference today, the Principal of PSG College of Technology said, “PSG Tech’s association with Skava goes back several years with the active support from our alumnis, Ms. Sudha Varadarajan the Co-founder of Skava. The students of our college can take advantage of Skava’s expertise in the field of mobile commerce, mobile marketing and digital in-store technologies and learn to create state-of-the-art custom mcommerce solution
“Skava has entered into a 3-year agreement with PSG Tech to fuel innovation among PSG students , keeping them on top of the latest developments in mobile applications. Skava has already been taking students from PSG Tech as interns and is grooming them to become experts in the Mobile Commerce space. This Lab will provide the right facility and learning platform to enable them to have a smooth transition to corporate life,” said Ms Sudha K V Co founder of Skava.
“Skava is excited and honored to partner with such a prestigious institution and give back to my Alma Mater. The Labs will provide PSG Tech students with the ability to pursue the latest research and innovation in mobile technologies. Mcommerce retail sales is growing exponentially and is the wave of the, so mobile technology expertise is going to continue being in high demand for the foreseeable future, setting up these students for a very exciting career ahead both in India and USA.”
Skava is powering the next generation of digital commerce for leading retailers worldwide by delivering the most versatile technology platform in the industry.We develop and host mobile websites, apps, and other digital shopping experiences across mobile, tablet, desktop, in-store, and all emerging channels. Headquartered in the heart of San Francisco’s Financial District with offices in Atlanta, New York, London, and Coimbatore, Skava is a privately held, profitable company. With over 10 years experience in mobile, we understand that the evolution of digital commerce is only just beginning and create visionary technologies to ensure retailers are prepared for the multi-device, always-on world of today and tomorrow. Skava’s clients generate over $25 billion every year via online sales and include Gap, Ralph Lauren, Staples, Toys”R”Us and Macy’s.
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