Indian IT Eyes Crores Of Rupees In Revenue As Firms Rush To Get GST-Ready

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Greyhound Radio: Bringing Digital Transformation Home

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Greyhound TV: Bringing Digital Transformation Home

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Procuring Public Cloud – Ponder Before You Purchase

Over the last 12 months, we at Greyhound Research carried out thousands of end-user enquiries on adoption of Public Cloud. These enquiries have ranged from questions on assessing Cloud vendors, controlling costs, automating manual tasks, ensuring data security & compliance, identifying potential workloads…

Catch Greyhound Research at Dimension Data Leadership Connect 2017

Catch Sanchit Vir Gogia, Chief Analyst & CEO, Greyhound Research at Dimension Data Leadership Connect 2017. What is the event about? We are experiencing unprecedented change and disruption in the industry today. Business and technology paradigms are changing at a…

Amidst Slow PC Sales, HP Launches OMEN Gaming Laptops And Desktops In India

Amidst slowing sales of PCs across the world, HP entered the Indian PC gaming market with its OMEN series of products. The products will be available by 15th March, 2017 on HP world stores, e-commerce portals, and large format retail…

AI Is Evolving Quick & Vendors Are Struggling To Find The Secret Sauce

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Cloud Failures Will Drive Enterprises To Hire Startup CTOs

Over the last 12 months, we at Greyhound Research, the Technology Transformation arm of Greyhound Knowledge Group, carried out thousands of end-user enquiries on various aspects of Cloud Computing. These enquiries have ranged from questions on benchmarking cloud providers, enterprise…

New H1-B Bill: Despite Vishal Sikka’s Hopes On Trump, Indian IT Margins May Take A Hit

The Donald Trump administration which will take charge on 20 January in the US has announced that it will push for legislative measures to curb misuse of H1-B and L1 work visas significantly used by Indian IT professionals. The US…

Course Content In Learning Outsourcing: From A Point Of Failure To A Position Of Strength

At Greyhound Research – the Technology & Innovation Research, Advisory & Consulting arm of Greyhound Knowledge Group – the year has started on a rather interesting note. We’ve just closed our annual study, Global CLDO Priorities 2017, and the results…

Outlook 2017: Tech Industry Faces A Volatile Year Ahead

“2017 is going to be a volatile year for the Indian IT industry,” says Sanchit Vir Gogia, Chief Analyst and CEO, Greyhound Research. “The pace of technological changes is very high and it will lead to substantial job cuts. The…

Future-Proof Your Brand For 2017 And Beyond

As 2016 winds down and we enter holiday mode, it's time to start thinking of the 2017 work year. Here's why you need to use your down time to put plans into place to upskill your employees and stay ahead…

Note Ban Chokes Handset, Electronics Business

Handset and electronics business, one of the sectors worst hit by demonetisation, are looking at the government for relief. “The electronics market moves from quarter to quarter. If the situation remains the same, then stocks of products will keep piling…

Keynote: Who Owns Digital Transformation?

Below are excerpts of a recent Keynote by Sanchit Vir Gogia on the topic: Who Owns Digital Transformation?

From $15.5 Billion To $5.5 Billion: It’s The Year Of Devaluations But Flipkart’s Not Losing Sleep

India’s most valued internet company has been devalued—yet again. In one of the most drastic markdowns for Flipkart so far, one of its investors, a mutual fund managed by Morgan Stanley, slashed the Bengaluru-based e-commerce major’s value to just $5.54…

Facebook Updates Its Profile Page For India

On July 12, a day after joining Facebook, Umang Bedi met Sanjiv Mehta, chairman of Hindustan Unilever (HUL). HUL is the highest spender in advertising, in India, and Facebook lives on advertising dollars. As the new managing director of the California-headquartered…

Salesforce Plans To Add 5 Lakh Jobs In Four Years

With increasing digitisation in India, cloud computing technology provider Salesforce along with its partners plan to add 5 lakh jobs by 2020. New digital technologies can monitor and analyse how equipment runs at a customer site, service providers can offer…

How Google Changed Itself For India In A ‘Mission To Connect The World’

Alphabet Inc’s Google is ready to spend billions to get millions of Indians online– through a slew of India-specific products and initiatives – to stay relevant in the world’s fastest-growing internet economy. “While Google has done some good stuff, its…

Ankur Warikoo Working On A New Script For Nearbuy

An old lady runs through the narrow corridors of a slum, chasing two thieves, who had apparently robbed her bag. Twenty seconds into the chase, the old lady grabs them and hits them on to the ground. The video ends…

Official Chat-Boxes: Startup Apps That Can Change Work Ways

It is the ‘up next’ thing in official communication. Enterprise apps (there are just two of them in India) — Flock and WorkApps — are set to change the way people communicate at workplaces. They are the Whatsapp and WeChat…

80 Million People Use Facebook Groups Every Month In India

Facebook Inc. announced on Wednesday that over 80 million people in India use Facebook Groups each month to stay in touch with family, collaborate on projects, plan trips and offer support to friends. Globally, more than 1 billion people use…

Why A Deal With Snapdeal Is A More Logical Choice For Flipkart Than Amazon

India’s e-commerce industry could see a major shake-up if online retailer Snapdeal’s preliminary conversations with local rival Flipkart and US-based Amazon to explore a possible merger make any headway. But a Flipkart-Snapdeal merger is a more likely scenario than a…

Using Bots To Enhance Experience And Engagement

In today’s digital world, bots are beginning to play an increasingly critical role by helping automate processes among other things. At Greyhound Research we are of the firm belief that while automation and efficiency are clear outcomes of using bots, the…

Making Big Data Drive Digital Transformation

As organisations adopt new applications and approaches to cater to non-traditional touchpoints, they are faced with an explosion of data. It's but natural for organisations to get overwhelmed by the large volumes of data generated daily (sometimes every few seconds)…

Top CEO Dilemma: Surviving Digital Disruption

Gone are the days when analysts and shareholders would spare organisations grappling with modest growth prospects. It's no wonder that in today's rapidly changing digital world, Chief Executive Officers (CEOs) are under constant pressure to deliver the goods.  Additionally, CEOs…

Managing Technology Costs In A VUCA World

It's a cliche to say that we live in a VUCA world - one riddled with Volatility, Uncertainty, Complexity and Ambiguity.  However, organisations in this VUCA world that continue to strive to stay competitive and scale up either by acquiring…

Architecting Supply Chain In The Wake Of Digital

A company's Supply Chain is undoubtedly its backbone but a smooth process cannot be taken for granted. To remain competitive and secure earnings growth, organisations are looking at both process automation and newer technology systems to redefine their Supply Chain. The…

Making Cloud A Rewarding Experience

Cloud offerings are no longer the preserve of startups and small and medium businesses. They now meet the criteria of enterprise IT and are also supported by traditional IT vendors like IBM, Microsoft, SAP, Oracle among others. Cloud Computing as a…

Enhancing Customer Experience To Maximise Marketing Dollars

Given the growing need for organisations to deliver differentiated customer experience, improve marketing spend Return On Investment (ROI) and battle competition from newer technology incumbents, Chief Marketing Officers (CMOs) today are under increasing pressure. In order to tackle this pressure, organisations…

Using Digital Transformation To Improve Sales Effectiveness

In an omni-channel world, the evolution of go-to-market channels is undoubtedly enforcing a change in the role of Chief Sales Officers (CSOs). Traditional go-to-market channels like retail stores are being replaced by new-age digital channels such as mCommerce and eCommerce…