Cognizant Tax Evasion Issue Unlikely To Have Significant Impact

Industry experts believe that Cognizant will not see much impact from its ongoing case with the income tax authorities in India. "Cognizant is not a company that is known to be non-compliant. That said, a company of its stature should…

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Cognizant Layoffs: Gloom Continues, Jobs In Tech And IT Companies Dry Up

Cognizant, the New Jersey-headquartered software services company with most of its operations in Chennai, is likely to lay off 6,000-10,000 “ redundant and non-performing” employees. “When global competition stepped in, Indian companies went through multiple levels of devaluation – for example…

IT Majors’ Share Buyback: Shouldn’t They Fuel Innovation And Support Startups Instead Or Are They Done

Every shareholder is happy when a share buyback is announced. Some even pressure companies to repurchase shares because they see no value in remaining shareholders of the company. And sometimes it is the management that wants to be free of…

H1B Visa: India Begins Dialogue With US Lawmakers

The Indian software services companies will breathe a sigh of relief as the Indian ministries, authorities and industry lobby had a dialogue with a visiting eight-member US delegation headed by Congressman Bob GoodLatte, on the ongoing concerns of H1-B visa…

Donald Trump’s H-1B Visa Restrictions Will Not Be A Deterrent For IT Sector; Here’s Why

Despite the impending dark overtones cast on India’s IT sector, the reality on the ground is far from anything bleak. Irrespective of the announcements from US president Donald Trump, Brexit concerns and the slowing global economy, the IT sector seems…

H-1B Visas: In An Interconnected World, Why Do India’s IT Firms Still Need Them?

Donald Trump's efforts to limit the number of temporary workers in the US will dent India's software industry. Sanchit Vir Gogia, Chief Analyst and CEO at Greyhound Research, emphasised that the need to have people on-site is more than just…

IT Companies Will Have To Prove Their Digital Narrative In 2017

Winter has set in, and yet, the biting icy winds do not stop New Yorkers from getting to work. At Liberty Street, inside the Times Inc. office, there are a couple of financial service providers and media companies talking about…

Demonetisation: How Infoscions Are Coping With Change

When Vishal Sikka took over as the first non-founder CEO of Infosys, amongst the half-a-dozen initiatives he undertook there was one that went unnoticed. Employee identification cards were tweaked and a new technology-enabled facility was incorporated into the ‘dog tag’…

Hike in US visa fee not to have major impact on Indian IT firms

The hike in visa fees by the US will not have any major impact on the Indian IT industry since the quantum of hike is not significant, say analysts. On Friday, the US Congress doubled visa fees to $ 4,500…

Analyst Perspective On Capgemini Acquisition Of IGATE Corp: Sanchit Vir Gogia

Perspective On Capgemini Acquisition Of IGATE_Corp by @s_v_g     Following IGATE’s acquisition of Capgemini, Greyhound Research’s Sanchit Vir Gogia, said that while the deal is good, it is on the expensive side. Greyhound Research believes that the acquisition of…

Capgemini To Become No. 3 MNC IT Employer In India

The Capgemini-IGATE merger will make the French company a leading employer of Indian engineers, thereby enabling it to better compete with domestic vendors for price-sensitive IT engagements, industry insiders feel. “Our estimate is that Capgemini-IGATE would currently employ 83,000 people…

Capgemini – IGATE Corp Deal: More MAs In India, Scramble For Clients In The Offing

Capgemini’s $4 billion offer to acquire iGATE–the largest buyout of an India-related IT services firm–could well be a harbinger of a clutch of merger and acquisition (M&A) deals involving mid-size firms, say industry watchers. “There are lots of such players…

How IT firms have now tightened up

Six years ago, the biggest question facing the Indian industry was whether the Satyam corporate accounting fraud will slow down offshoring to home-bred IT companies. Many thought that the fraud perpetrated by B Ramalinga Raju and team would be seen…

IT Companies Now Generate Higher Revenue From Fixed Price Contracts

The $120-billion information technology industry now generates almost half of its revenue from fixed price contracts. While this indicates the rising comfort of overseas clients in dealing with Indian software providers, industry watchers feel that the trend may result in…

IT Companies Now Generate Higher Revenue From Fixed Price Contracts

The $120-billion information technology industry now generates almost half of its revenue from fixed price contracts. While this indicates the rising comfort of overseas clients in dealing with Indian software providers, industry watchers feel that the trend may result in…

IT Companies Now Generate Higher Revenue From Fixed Price Contracts

The $120-billion information technology industry now generates almost half of its revenue from fixed price contracts. While this indicates the rising comfort of overseas clients in dealing with Indian software providers, industry watchers feel that the trend may result in…

IT Companies Now Generate Higher Revenue From Fixed Price Contracts

The $120-billion information technology industry now generates almost half of its revenue from fixed price contracts. While this indicates the rising comfort of overseas clients in dealing with Indian software providers, industry watchers feel that the trend may result in…

IT Companies Now Generate Higher Revenue From Fixed Price Contracts

The USD 120-billion information technology industry now generates almost half of its revenue from fixed price contracts. While this indicates the rising comfort of overseas clients in dealing with Indian software providers, industry watchers feel that the trend may result…

Infra Service Can’t Bring Home the Bacon for HCL

HCL Technologies needs to rethink its strategy as its fastest-growing vertical, infrastructure services business, has been slowing down with clients shifting to cloud technology , experts said, suggesting increased investment to push other businesses at India's fourth largest information technology…

#GreyhoundInMedia: Technology companies seek clarity on taxes in union budget #Press #Media #ExpressComputer

Healthy demand across developed markets is expected to bolster revenues of Indian IT services firms for the April-June quarter but margins may remain under pressure due to salary hikes, visa costs and a stronger rupee, market analysts have said. Greyhound Research CEO Sanchit Vir…

#GreyhoundInMedia: 5 problems Indian IT decision makers need solved from Union Budget 2014-15 #Press #Media #EconomicTimes

The newly appointed Government in India has worked like a shot in the arm for country's economy. A recent study by ASSOCHAM confirmed that this new wave of leadership for India is expected to double foreign investments to US$ 60…

#GreyhoundInMedia: Budget 2014: IT firms seek clarity on taxes, GST implementation #Press #Media #TimesOfIndia

Healthy demand across developed markets is expected to bolster revenues of Indian IT services firms for the April-June quarter but margins may remain under pressure due to salary hikes, visa costs and a stronger rupee, market analysts have said. Greyhound Research CEO Sanchit Vir…

#GreyhoundInMedia: Strong Q1 revenues but salary hike to impact margins: Analysts #Press #Media #BusinessStandard

Healthy demand across developed markets is expected to bolster revenues of Indian IT services firms for the April-June quarter but margins may remain under pressure due to salary hikes, visa costs and a stronger rupee, market analysts have said. Greyhound Research CEO Sanchit Vir…

#GreyhoundInMedia: Tech cos seek clarity on taxes, GST implementation in Budget #Press #Media #EconomyLead

Healthy demand across developed markets is expected to bolster revenues of Indian IT services firms for the April-June quarter but margins may remain under pressure due to salary hikes, visa costs and a stronger rupee, market analysts have said. Greyhound Research CEO Sanchit Vir…

#GreyhoundInMedia: IT services firms to post strong Q1 revenues #Press #Media #EconomyLead

Healthy demand across developed markets is expected to bolster revenues of Indian IT services firms for the April-June quarter but margins may remain under pressure due to salary hikes, visa costs and a stronger rupee, market analysts have said. Greyhound Research CEO Sanchit Vir…

#GreyhoundInMedia: Budget 2014: Tech companies seek clarity on taxes, GST implementation #Press #Media #IndiaTvNews

Healthy demand across developed markets is expected to bolster revenues of Indian IT services firms for the April-June quarter but margins may remain under pressure due to salary hikes, visa costs and a stronger rupee, market analysts have said. Greyhound Research CEO Sanchit Vir…

#GreyhoundInMedia: Tech cos seek clarity on taxes, GST implementation in Budget #Press #Media #InfotechLead

Healthy demand across developed markets is expected to bolster revenues of Indian IT services firms for the April-June quarter but margins may remain under pressure due to salary hikes, visa costs and a stronger rupee, market analysts have said. Greyhound Research CEO Sanchit Vir…

#GreyhoundInMedia: Tech firms seek clarity on taxes, GST implementation in Budget #Press #Media #ZeeBiz

Healthy demand across developed markets is expected to bolster revenues of Indian IT services firms for the April-June quarter but margins may remain under pressure due to salary hikes, visa costs and a stronger rupee, market analysts have said. Greyhound Research CEO Sanchit Vir…

#GreyhoundInMedia: Strong Q1 revenues but salary hike to impact margins: Analysts #Press #Media #FinancialChronicle

Healthy demand across developed markets is expected to bolster revenues of Indian IT services firms for the April-June quarter but margins may remain under pressure due to salary hikes, visa costs and a stronger rupee, market analysts have said. Greyhound Research CEO Sanchit Vir…