The research project on "The Context of Innovation in India: The Case of the Information Technology Industry", was successfully completed in 2002. The papers have been published in a special issue of the Sage journal, Science, Technology and Society, Vol. 7, No. 1, (January-June 2002).
A volume titled India in the Global Software Industry: Innovation, Firm Strategies and Development, co-edited by Anthony D’Costa and E. Sridharan, was published by Palgrave Macmillan (London) with an Indian edition by Macmillan India in 2004. This is the first book-length study of the Indian software industry since Heeks (1996).
The volume includes the chapters in the special issue of the Sage journal, Science, Technology and Society, Vol. 7, No. 1, (January-June 2002), with additional contributions by Rakesh Basant and Pankaj Chandra (Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad), Deepti Bhatnagar and Mukund Dixit (Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad) and Abhoy Ojha and S. Krishna (Indian Institute of Management Bangalore), Anthony D’Costa and E. Sridharan and a joint chapter by them.
The project was supported by diverse donors including the Ministry of Information Technology, Ministry of Small-Scale Industries and Agro &Rural Industries, Infosys, Tata Consultancy Services, Mahindra & Mahindra, National Centre for Software Technology, Center for the Advanced Study of India, University of Pennsylvania.