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SAP: The Road Beyond ERP

German multinational corporation SAP SE may be best known as an enterprise resource planning (ERP) software firm but senior executives insist that it has successfully moved beyond ERP to providing cloud computing and digital solutions as well. “The growth has…

Traditional ERP Companies Getting Into Real Time Analytics

Traditional ERP companies are beginning to offer real-time analytics, with an intent to help companies leverage data even on mobile phones. Traditionally, ERP systems have always been focussed on records and not enough emphasis was on the value of the information…

Companies trying to use bots in HR-related functions: Study

Chief Human Resources Officers (CHROs) are starting to pilot the use of bots in HR-related functions. According to a study by Greyhound Research titled Emerging Markets CHRO Priorities 2016, after talking to 750 CHROs, 6 per cent of them are…

Thoughts About Bots In Human Capital Management and Beyond!

In a recent research note we highlighted a key trend about Chief Human Resources Officers (CHROs) piloting and implementing Workforce Empowerment Systems (WES) to win the war for talent. This trend was noted in our recent Greyhound Research study titled…

RPG goes digital to integrate all group functions

RPG Enterprises, the tyre-to-IT conglomerate, plans to ring in a comprehensive digital change across its businesses that would integrate all the group's functions across products, clients and even monitoring and rating of employees of the Mumbai-based group. "It is a…

Microsoft to acquire LinkedIn

Microsoft on Monday announced a $26.2 billion deal to acquire professional networking platform LinkedIn for $196 per share. The market gave a mixed reaction to the announcement. While shares of LinkedIn surged 47 percent to near $193, Microsoft’s stock was…

Will LinkedIn be another failed acquisition for Microsoft?

In its 41 years history, Microsoft has acquired several companies but the biggest success was none other than Hotmail, which was bought from Sabeer Bhatia for $500 million in 1997. However, a repeat of Hotmail is something that Microsoft hasn’t…

What Does Microsoft Stand to Gain From its $26.2 Billion Acquisition of LinkedIn?

Microsoft announced today that it bought LinkedIn in a $26.2 billion deal, the tech giant's largest acquisition in its 41-year history by a wide margin. So what value does Microsoft see in the professional social networking site? Sanchit Vir Gogia,…

Why Microsoft Acquired LinkedIn? It’s All About User Insights!

On June 13, 2016 Microsoft announced the agreement to acquire LinkedIn for USD 26.2 billion. Important to note that this is the first big deal under Satya Nadella’s leadership and LinkedIn will continue to operate as an independent company. Albeit…

Users will get to organise their information better

The acquisition of LinkedIn by Microsoft will help the duo assist client companies, and even individuals in the personal lives, to organise information and orchestrate their functions better. The deal is expected to give an impetus to Microsoft’s Customer Relationship…

Microsoft To Acquire LinkedIn For $26.2 Bn

Microsoft Corp has agreed to acquire LinkedIn Corp for $26.2 billion in a deal that will combine the world’s biggest software maker with the largest global online network of professionals. Greyhound Research Chief Analyst and CEO Sanchit Gogia said that the…

Microsoft Looking For New Source Of Revenue

By acquiring LinkedIn, Microsoft is looking at further strengthening its business from corporates in India and social networking play, an area in which it lags behind Facebook. Analysts feel that Microsoft’s Productivity and Business Processes as one of the three segments…

Is Microsoft truly changing under Satya Nadella?

Satya Nadella, chief executive officer of Microsoft Corp, is landing in the country on Monday at a time when his company is “streamlining” its troubled global smartphone hardware business even as the growth of India’s smartphone business is accelerating. Sanchit…

India becoming the new battlefield for data center providers

After the entry of Microsoft and IBM in the public cloud data center market, and with more to follow, the CIO will have to be a connoisseur in weighing cloud options. Public cloud data center services: Indian vs foreign providers…

Enterprise Mobility – Value Lies In Data, Not Device

About The Author: Sanchit Vir Gogia is the Chief Analyst & CEO of Greyhound Research, an independent IT & Telecom Research & Advisory firm. He also serves as Founder & CEO of Greyhound Knowledge Group that operates under four brands –…

India manufacturers lag the world in using IT and leveraging engineering talent

We live in an experience economy. That calls for products which not only work but are designed exceptionally well. Are Indian manufacturers geared for this paradigm? We chatted with Chandan Chowdhury, Managing Director of Dassault Systemes India, and Sanchit Vir…

Amazon’s $5 billion cloud saga: What’s in it for India

Amazon amazed everyone by breaking out financial details of its secretive cloud computing business. Chief Executive Jeff Bezos, during first quarter earnings call, revealed that Amazon Web Services is “a $5 billion business and its growth is accelerating.” For the quarter,…

Healthcare ERP Software Key To Competitive Strength

The healthcare IT environment has traditionally focused strengthening patient care with clinical technologies, improving communications between professionals and cutting down on silos and inefficiencies in databases across functions within the practice. "While Information and Communications Technology has made waves across…

Netmagic bets big on innovations; says India witnessing unprecedented data center wave

One of the most well known names in the Indian data center market, Netmagic Solutions, is in the eye of a perfect storm. The Indian data center market is witnessing an unprecedented boom. A number of factors are fueling this…

Infosys To Buy Automation Tech Firm Panaya For $200 MN

Betting big on new technologies to boost growth, country's second-largest software services firm Infosys will acquire US-based automation technology company Panaya for USD 200 million (over Rs 1,200 crore). The all-cash deal is the second-largest acquisition for the Bangalore-based firm, after…

$200 Mn Well Spent? 3 Reasons Why Infosys Buying Panaya May Be A Good Idea

Infosys today announced that it will be shelling out $200 million for a little known US-based firm Panaya that is a privately held company backed by venture capital firms like Benchmark Capital, Hasso Plattner Ventures and Battery Ventures. "The acquisition of…

Infosys Buys US-Based Panaya For $200 Million

Betting big on new technologies to boost growth, country's second-largest software services firm Infosys will acquire US-based automation technology company Panaya for USD 200 million (over Rs 1,200 crore). The all-cash deal is the second-largest acquisition for the Bangalore-based firm, after…

Infosys To Buy Automation Tech Firm Panaya For $200 MN

Betting big on new technologies to boost growth, country's second-largest software services firm Infosys will acquire US-based automation technology company Panaya for USD 200 million (over Rs 1,200 crore). The all-cash deal is the second-largest acquisition for the Bangalore-based firm, after…

$200 Mn Well Spent? 3 Reasons Why Infosys Buying Panaya Makes Good Sense

Infosys today announced that it will be shelling out $200 million for a little known US-based firm Panaya that is a privately held company backed by venture capital firms like Benchmark Capital, Hasso Plattner Ventures and Battery Ventures. "The acquisition of…

Infosys’ Panaya Buy Furthers Vishal Sikka’s New Tech, Automation Bets

Infosys on Monday announced the acquisition of US-based software automation technology firm Panaya for $200 million in an all-cash deal. This is the software major’s first acquisition after Vishal Sikka took over as the CEO in August last year. Panaya is…

Infy To Buy Panaya For $200M

Infosys will acquire US-based automation technology company Panaya for $200 million (over Rs 1,200 crore). The all-cash deal is the second-largest acquisition for the Bangalore-based firm, after Swiss consulting company Lodestone, which it bought for about $350 million (Rs 1,932 crore)…