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Existential Crisis For Mid-Sized IT Services Firms To Worsen in 2018-19: Five Red Flags Stakeholders Must Watch Out For

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About Time You Stop Buying The Dope On Digital Transformation

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Too Soon To Celebrate The Judgement On Right To Privacy. Here’s Why.

Albeit the judgement by the 9 judge bench on August 24, 2017, is a landmark judgement, it's a little too early to celebrate. Despite the tons of chatter on this being a blow to UIDAI, we just cannot be sure…

Data Centre & Compute Modernisation: Critical Success Factors In Digital Transformation Agenda

Digital Transformation is topping the priority charts not just with technology leaders but with CEOs and Boards alike. Findings from a recent Greyhound Research study titled, Global CEO Priorities 2017, tell this tale eloquently. Per the study, over 95% global…

Infosys Governance Row: 10 Points To Ponder

Over the last 24 hours, the Indian IT Industry and media have been abuzz with supposed corporate governance issues at Infosys. Founders have lashed out at Vishal Sikka and the board via a letter that highlights possible corporate governance issues under…

New H-1B Visa Announcement: Skills Not Salary The Trump Card

On 31 January 2017, an announcement impacting H-1B visa programme has been made by the US House of Representatives making it difficult for companies in the US to employ skilled foreign workers. Among other things, the minimum wage requirement of H-1B…

With Digital Transformation As Pivot, HCL Technologies Posts Strong Q3 2017 Results

The appointment of C Vijayakumar in the last quarter is proving to be a good move for HCL Technologies. HCL Tech is going through a change and he is bringing in fresh perspectives in the way their deals are being…

With Growing Protectionist Sentiment, Indian IT Service Providers Face A Bumpy Road Ahead

January 20, 2017, will mark the commencement of the four-year term of Donald Trump, the 45th President of the United States. Since his presidential election win on November 8, 2016, many quarters of the global industry have been abuzz with possible outcomes…

David Kennedy Exits Infosys Whilst Indian IT Service Providers Battle Protectionist Sentiment

On December 31, 2016, Infosys announced a sudden exit of its General Counsel and Chief Compliance Officer, David Kennedy. While no reasons have been cited by the company, per the terms of exit, Kennedy will receive aggregate severance payments of…

Why Symantec Buying Blue Coat Makes Sense

Managing enterprise security in today's digital world is becoming increasingly complex with constantly evolving threats. This gives Chief Information Officers (CIOs) and Chief Information Security Officers (CISOs) a compelling reason to invest in a security partner who is committed to…

Surviving Brexit Aftermath Using Digital Transformation As Your Armour

Regardless of how the economy shapes up after Brexit, Britian's decision to move out of the EU in June has undoubtedly given birth to a new-world equilibrium for all in Britain and EU.  Greyhound Research believes that despite the proposed…

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…

Making The Case For Workforce Analytics To Transform Employee Engagement

For decades, Chief Human Resources Officers (CHROs) have automated processes in a bid to improve employee performance. However, they continue to search for better ways to motivate employees simply because employee engagement and organisational success is so interlinked. It's no…

All Eyes On Microsoft India: Will Anant Help Turn The Page?

It takes one brain to dream of change but many a handful to turn it into a reality. Satya Nadella has done exceptionally well to dream up a new and improved Microsoft and steer the company strategy accordingly. However, the…

Why AWS Announcement Heralds Public Cloud War In India

On 28 June, when Amazon Web Services (AWS) announced the launch of its sixth Asia Pacific (APAC) Region in Mumbai, India, it did nothing short of telling its competitors firmly, especially Microsoft and IBM, that it was stepping up its…

Preventive Healthcare For Your Pet

Founded in 2012, PetPace brings you preventive healthcare for pets through a smart collar with sensors, which monitors vital parameters of your pet. The collar records data and sends this data using low power, long range communication (not WiFi) to a…

Discover A Fitter You With Jawbone UP3

Unveiled on November 4 2014, Jawbone UP3 is a health and fitness wristband, which relies on multiple sensors and a tri-axis accelerometer to collect and analyse your health data to give you insight into your heart health, sleep patterns, calories…

Disturbed Sleep Now A Thing Of The Past With Rest Bed Elements Of Rest

Unveiled on 6 January 2015 at CES 2015 in Las Vegas, The ReST Bed is a smart mattress that customises your sleep experience. The ReST Bed’s main components include a patented pressure sensing smart fabric, below which are embedded 18…

Eyes On Road. Hands On Wheel. Drive Safe With Android Auto.

Released on March 19 2015, Android Auto aims to minimise distraction while driving by extending functionality of your Android mobile device to your automobile’s dashboard unit. While Android Auto is voice-driven, it can also be operated via your car’s touchscreen…

Jewellery That Combines Smart With Style Cuff Wearables

Based in San Francisco, CUFF is a start-up that offers a line of smart accessories. Its collection includes necklaces, bracelets and key chains suitable for both men and women. At the heart of the entire range is the CUFF smart…

Convert Your Home Into A Smart Home With Home Seer

Looking to convert your home into a smart home? Consider home control systems from a company called HomeSeer. The company uses Z-wave technology to automate almost everything in your home right from lights, appliances, garage doors, water valves to irrigation systems. You…