Our Clients Are Transforming, So Are We [Part 1]

2016 was largely a grim year in the history of mankind...if you think I'm exaggerating, read this article from Slate that does great justice to why 2016 leaves behind others as the worst year. Luckily for us at Greyhound Knowledge…

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…

One Small Step For Me, One Giant Leap For #WorkforceTech

It’s not often that one comes across a young, new-age Research & Advisory firm which does not believe in pay-to-play, but dares to say things as they are. A firm which has not just survived but thrived, while staying fiercely…

#GreyhoundCorridors: @GreyhoundGroup Invests To Become The Most Trusted Brand In Global Research & Advisory

At Greyhound Knowledge Group our endeavour has always been to create disruptive yet transformational impressions. At the beginning of the year, we embarked on an ambitious journey which was code-named as Project Catapult. As part of this, we have been…

#GreyhoundCorridors: The ONLY Times You Will Hear Us Say – Thanks, But No Thanks!

One of the biggest fears business owners have is the fear of saying NO to a client or any other stakeholder that they perceive as critical for their survival. These fears are paramount when the business is in its infancy…

#GreyhoundCorridors: On Organisational Culture & How Things Get Done

Every organisation has its unique culture – essentially a way of ‘how things get done'. While in most organisations it’s a reflection of belief systems of those on the top, there are others who truly embrace and work with an…

Will Uber come up trumps against homegrown Olacabs?

Why is taxi-hailing app Uber doubling down in India and China? Last month, the San Francisco-based company closed $1 billion in fresh funding, raising its valuation to $50 billion-plus. The fund-raising coincided with its announcement that it was going to…

#GreyhoundCorridors: And We’ve Hit Another Home Run!

On August 12, 2015, we at Greyhound Knowledge Group hit the BIG 100! Our reader base crossed the 100,000 mark. Spread across more than 100 countries, these readers are a mix of business and technology leaders who depend on us…

#GreyhoundCorridors: Why We Matter To The IT Analyst Landscape – An Update From Greyhound Research

Recently, Greyhound Research has been recognised by a senior Analyst Relations professional, Dave Noble, as one of the upcoming Analyst firms.  While this recognition is surely a feather in our cap and we are humbled on Dave’s decision to include us in…

Greyhound Knowledge Group Partners with @FortuneIndia for #TheNext500

So what’s this all about? Greyhound Knowledge Group, a corporate group offering Business, Technology, Talent and Marketing Research & Advisory services, is proud to announce its exclusive Knowledge Partnership with Fortune India The Next 500. Over the last few months…

#GreyhoundCorridors: Doing Away with Monday Blues the Greyhound way! – #MondayMorningsAtGKG

At Greyhound Knowledge Group we like doing things differently and remodeling traditions to make our own. June saw us starting an all-new tradition here at the HQ - #MondayMorningsAtGKG. Over time we realised that Monday mornings were becoming synonymous to…

Online Retail Chains Lobby Minister Against 100% FDI In ECommerce

As many as 12 big retailers, including Future Group, Landmark, Shoppers Stop and Globus, met Commerce Minister Nirmala Sitharaman in New Delhi on Wednesday and pitched strongly against the Union government’s proposal to grant 100 per cent foreign direct investment…

#GreyhoundCorridors: #GreyhoundTurns2 – Yes, Time Flies. And How!

As I sit here in Mumbai sipping coffee this morning, I am reminded of my time 2 years ago. All I had to myself (no exaggerations on this one), was a single-man company that of course, found enough and more…

We Owe This To You: Greyhound Research Ranked 2 In APJ & Top 10 Globally In #AFOTY14

Yes, we owe this to you dear clients, colleagues, partners and friends! We have been ranked second best analyst firm in Asia Pacific by Influencer Relations. The ranking is an outcome of the annual Analyst Value Survey organized by London-based…

Shoppers log on to comparison portals for picking up best deals

At a time when all online retail biggies such as Flipkart, Snapdeal and Amazon run big discount sales, how do you make sure you’re getting the best price for a product you plan to buy? A growing number of internet shoppers…

Indian SMEs Continue To Battle The State of Flux

Recently, Greyhound Knowledge Group in association with Firstbiz commissioned a survey across 540 small and medium enterprises (SMEs) in 9 cities. In light of the Budget 2014-15, our aim, through this survey, was to accentuate the pressing concerns of the SME sector. In the…

Status Check: Does Budget 2014 meet SME expectations captured in Firstbiz-Greyhound SME Survey?

While many have cheered Finance Minister Arun Jaitley’s seemingly big focus on the MSME sector with a Rs 10,000 capital fund for such companies, Greyhound Knowledge Group Chief Futurist, Founder & CEO Sanchit Vir Gogia does not see the Union Budget’s take on SMEs in…

Firstbiz and Greyhound Knowledge Group Release Survey on Indian SME Challenges and Expectations on Eve of Union Budget

In a first-of-its-kind initiative Firstbiz, the business portal that is part of Firstpost, one of India’s largest news and views portals, has released an insightful small and medium enterprises (SME) survey in the run-up to the Union Budget 2014-15. Firstpost/Firstbiz are part of Network18,…

Firstbiz and Greyhound Knowledge Group Release Survey on Indian SME Challenges and Expectations on Eve of Union Budget

In a first-of-its-kind initiative Firstbiz, the business portal that is part of Firstpost, one of India’s largest news and views portals, has released an insightful small and medium enterprises (SME) survey in the run-up to the Union Budget 2014-15. Firstpost/Firstbiz are part of Network18,…

#GreyhoundAtEvents: Twitter chat on #UnionBudgetTalk: Analyzing Indian SME Perceptions #Event #Twitter

Join Greyhound Knowledge Group (@GreyhoundGroup) and our esteemed panelists for a tweet-up on #UnionBudgetTalk: Analyzing Indian SME Perceptions Panelists: R Jagannathan, Editor-in-Chief, Firstpost Ivor Soans, Senior Editor, Firstpost Sanchit Gogia, Founder & CEO, Greyhound Knowledge Group Rajesh Pandathil, Editor, Firstpost WHEN: Wednesday, July 9,…

SME Survey: Flexible Regulations, Easier Business Policies Is An Urgent Need

With the startup ecosystem evolving rapidly in India, it is probably the best time for small and medium enterprises (SMEs) to enter the market. But, unfavourable taxation regime, high cost of starting a business and archaic laws, rules and regulations…

SME Survey: Not just new schemes, govt needs to ensure cos know about them

When it comes to small and medium enterprises, it is not just enough that the government introduce new schemes for their benefit, it is equally important that it ensures the industry is aware of them. The Firstbiz-Greyhound Knowledge Group survey of…

#GreyhoundCorridors: Busting The Myths of Internship

Name:  Akshay Massey, 1st year BMS / College: Wilson College, Mumbai I just completed my first year as a BMS (Bachelor of Management Studies) student and was on the lookout for work experience during my vacations which would help me understand…

#GreyhoundCorridors: That Was the Year…That Was #GreyhoundTurns1

2013 was indeed the year that really was! It was the year when a dream nurtured over years finally came into being. In the words of one of our rockstars, “it was the year when baby steps turned into giant…

Infosys Lab head to quit

Subrahmanyam Goparaju, Senior Vice-President and Head of Infosys Labs, will be quitting the company by this year-end. Savio D'Souza will manage Infosys Labs’ Service Differentiation Platforms group and Anindya Sircar will manage the IP Cell, according to a filing on the…

Ola Gets Second Round Of Funding From Matrix Partners

Olacabs, India’s largest aggregator of car rentals and cab services, has received second round of financing from private equity firm Matrix Partners India and existing investor Tiger Global Management. While the company did not divulge the amount of funding, industry sources…

When the leader trips

Author and retired American soccer player Mia Hamm has famously said, It is more difficult to stay on top than to get there. In the current context, who will know this better than two brands that have been in the…

Time For Social Media Users To Grow

Is social media a boon or a bane? This is one of the most challenging questions that many of us have faced in recent times. The answer may be different to each of us, based on our own perspectives and…

Poor Infrastructure Hampers India’s Export Chances in Downturn

On the outskirts of Bangalore, Karnataka, in a manufacturing unit for Indo-US MIM Tec Private Limited, dozens of workers in blue uniforms stood behind tall, nearly noiseless machines. The equipment pumped and swerved, quietly fusing bits of metal and polymer.…

What to look for when hiring an IT consultant

Just because someone has the words "IT consultant" printed on a business card doesn't mean he can solve your particular technology challenge or will work well with your IT or management team. So how do you find the right IT…

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