Google’s Ad Customisation Model May Not Find Takers

Google’s recent announcement to allow users more control over the content they see in advertisements is unlikely to find as many takers. According to tech and marketing analysts, rolling out a feature for users is vastly different from getting them…

Musk’s Plan To Get Enterprises, Govt Pay For Twitter May Conflict With His Free Speech Plan

Elon Musk’s proposal to ask businesses and government bodies to start paying for using Twitter could be in direct conflict with his utopian idea to allow free speech on the platform, according to experts. Paying customers, including companies and governments,…

Going Private The Right Way For Twitter To Focus On User Growth And Revenue : Experts

Elon Musk’s buyout of Twitter for $44 billion could provide the micro-blogging company the much-needed impetus to rework the company’s revenue and business model. Sanchit Vir Gogia, Chief Analyst and CEO, Greyhound Research, told  BusinessLine that right now the two…

Free Speech Absolutist Elon Musk May Chafe At Laws Of Land, Say Experts

Tesla Inc founder Elon Musk’s $44-billion takeover offer for microblogging platform Twitter may lead to more run-ins with the Indian government and others, due to his self-proclaimed ‘absolutist’ stance in support of free speech, experts said. A shakeup is “desperately…

Buyer Spotlight E01: Bharat Gas, LPG Business Unit of Bharat Petroleum Corporation Limited

For us at Greyhound Research, IT Decision Makers are the most important stakeholders. For it's a set of stakeholders we work the most closely with. To put this in perspective, nearly 70% of our business comes from these stakeholders and…

Reimagining the Techverse – The Future of Cloud

Catch Sanchit Vir Gogia, Chief Analyst, Founder & CEO, Greyhound Research, in discussion with Ivor Soans, Editor - Special Features, Bloomberg Quint and Subram Natarajan, Director of Customer Engineering at Google Cloud. From multi-cloud strategy, super cloud to cloud buying…

Reimagining the Techverse – The Future of Cloud

Catch Sanchit Vir Gogia, Chief Analyst, Founder & CEO, Greyhound Research, in discussion with Ivor Soans, Editor - Special Features, Bloomberg Quint and Subram Natarajan, Director of Customer Engineering at Google Cloud. From multi-cloud strategy, super cloud to cloud buying…

Tesla Tycoon’s Bid For Twitter Seen As Battle For Control

Tesla tycoon Elon Musk’s hostile takeover bid of Twitter is being seen by analysts as a battle for control of all-powerful algorithms that influence our newsfeeds. They feel it could be the change that Twitter needed though, at the same…

Will Tata’s Super App Bet Pay Off?

While the Tata Neu app by itself looked promising, industry experts remained divided on the scope of the super app model in India as complications related to draft e-commerce rules, data privacy and app stickiness comes to the surface. “If…

Geo-Distributed Data Centres Key To A Future-Ready Tech Architecture: A Cross-Industry Perspective

Catch Sanchit Vir Gogia, Chief Analyst, Founder & CEO, Greyhound Research, discuss with CIOs from Automobile, Manufacturing, ITeS about using a geo-distributed data centre environment to ensure a future-ready technology architecture. The following leaders attended this power panel: Abhinav Srivastava,…

Geo-Distributed Data Centre Architecture Key To Offering Digital Banking Services

Catch Sanchit Vir Gogia, Chief Analyst, Founder & CEO, Greyhound Research, in discussion with John Varughese, Head - IT & Digital Banking, Dhanlaxmi Bank. In this chat, Sanchit talks to John about the changing Data Centre Architecture and the importance…

IBM Unveils Cyber Security Hub In Bengaluru

International Business Machines Corp. (IBM) said on Wednesday it is launching a cybersecurity hub in Bengaluru to address the concerns of its clients across the Asia Pacific (APAC) region. Analysts agree the need for a security hub like this is…

N Chandrasekaran Reappointed As Tata Sons Executive Chairman

N Chandrasekaran has been reappointed by Tata Sons to continue as the Chairman for the second term of five years following Tata Group patriarch Ratan Tata expressing satisfaction on the progress and performance of the diversified conglomerate. “He was an…

ShareChat Parent Enters Into Strategic Partnership; Will Buy TakaTak In $700-million Deal

Social media platform ShareChat’s parent Mohalla Tech (which also operates Moj) has entered into a strategic partnership with Times Internet-owned short video app MX TakaTak, operated by MX Media. The plan is to build India’s largest short video platform —…

LEAP Of Faith: IFFCO Moves Lock, Stock And Barrel To Oracle Cloud

The world’s largest manufacturer and marketer of fertilisers in the cooperative sector is taking a technology-first approach to its business objectives Cloud has become a springboard for faster, sustainable and cost-effective innovation in the new year. Industry analysts echo this…

Police Looking Into App Targeting Muslim Women: Union IT Minister

Following outrage over a new app that puts out a list of Muslim women up for ‘auction’ along with their photographs, Union Minister for Electronics and IT Ashwini Vaishnaw on Sunday said the government is working with the local police…

Services Spotlight E01: IBM Cloud Satellite

The past few quarters have been busy for us at Greyhound Research. At one end, our team of analysts and consultants have been working closely with some of the world's biggest companies and helping them with their digital transformation strategy.…

Business As Usual For IT Companies Despite Omicron, Say Experts

The United States and UK are the top two markets for the $190 billion Indian IT industry and the spike in Covid-19 cases has brought back concerns of a global lockdown, and how this would impact the sector. Sanchit Vir…

Real Estate Most Preferred Store Of Wealth; Digital Only 4%

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Wipro Migrates Air Cargo Application Suite To Oracle Cloud

This will allow Wipro to offer CROAMIS as part of Wipro FullStride Cloud Services, to customers worldwide, aiding faster modernisation of the air cargo industry amidst growing demand for rapid cargo transportation services. “Global supply chain dynamics have gone through…

Can Parag Agarwal As The New CEO Of Twitter Change The Narrative?

Before joining Twitter a decade ago in 2011 as a software engineer, Agrawal had stints at Microsoft Research, AT&T Labs and Yahoo! Research. At Twitter, he rose to become the first Distinguished Engineer through his performance across revenue and consumer engineering…

Industry Spotlight E01: IBM Customer Experience Solutions For Banking & Financial Markets

The past few quarters have been busy for us at Greyhound Research. At one end, our team of analysts and consultants have been working closely with some of the world's biggest companies and helping them with their digital transformation strategy.…

Mobility Paves Samsung’s Silver Path

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Reliance Aims To Embed JioMart In WhatsApp

Billionaire Mukesh Ambani’s Reliance Retail Ltd plans to embed its e-commerce app JioMart into WhatsApp within six months, allowing the 400 million users of India’s most popular messaging service order products without having to leave the app, two officials aware of the…

Wipro May Drop Plan To Bill Senior Leaders

Wipro’s chief executive Thierry Delaporte is moving away from an earlier initiative of accounting senior leaders for the work they do with clients.Instead, the new focus will allow them to drive teams to ensure faster growth. The plans may be…

Infosys Raises FY21 Forecast As Digital Service Biz Booms

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IBM Business Split: One-Fourth Of India Staff May Be Part Of New Entity

With IBM Corp. splitting its business into two companies to build focus on hybrid cloud and artificial intelligence (AI), up to one-fourth of its India employees are expected to be part of the new entity, Arvind Krishna, chief executive officer, IBM said on…

IBM Splits Into Two – Initial Thoughts By Greyhound Research

While the Greyhound Research team is working on a more in-depth commentary about the IBM Split, broadly, we believe this move mirrors the tough call that IBM took ages ago when it let go of its PC business and sold…

US Imposes Fresh Curbs On H-1B Visa

The latest changes to the H-1B visa program introduced amid a tough US presidential election campaign are expected to directly affect technology companies, foreign workers, and employers who rely on these non-immigrant US visas. “IT services providers can expect delayed decision-making and…