Reviving Growth: To Solve Jobs Mess, Boost Entrepreneurship By Easing Processes To Start Up, Shut Down

With less than two years to go for the next general election, the government’s report card has become too unpleasant with failures at multiple levels. The economic situation is so bad that State Bank of India in a recent report pointed out that slowdown that is now experienced is real and not technical. Many economists have called for more public spending to arrest the slide. Clearly, the biggest blot on the government as of now is the miserable failure in keeping the promise to create millions of jobs.

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 constructed.

There are clear efforts to modernise existing traditional infrastructure contracts (the ones with lower margins) and increase the use of digital technologies. Furthermore, HCL Tech has a significant focus on utilities, healthcare, manufacturing, life sciences among other verticals, that are witnessing a higher need for Digital Transformation and hence higher margins.

Acquisition of Geometric gives HCL Tech fillip in IoT segment

The acquisition of Geometric by HCL Technologies gives the latter a fillip to its Internet of Things (IoT) segment.

Cellphone makers to set up manufacturing hub in Andhra

Three domestic mobile device makers—Micromax Informatics Ltd, Karbonn Mobile India Pvt. Ltd and Celkon Impex Pvt. Ltd—are coming together to set up the country’s first mobile phone manufacturing hub at Tirupati in southern Andhra Pradesh, giving a fillip to the Union government’s Make in India initiative.

Dell plans Chennai plant expansion

Computer-maker Dell plans to expand capacity at its manufacturing plant in Sriperumbudur near Chennai to meet the increasing demand for personal computers, according to P Krishnakumar, Vice-President and General Manager, Consumer and Small Business, Dell India.

“We are in discussion with the government for the capacity expansion. We cannot share details now,” he told newspersons via a video-conference from Bengaluru, while discussing the findings of an all-India survey on PC usage trends.

What’s Ailing India’s Manufacturing Sector?

About 75 percent of companies in India are still grappling with Manufacturing 1.0 and 2.0 stages – a basic stage where a company already has systems of production and transaction, according to a Greyhound Research report.

75% manufacturing cos in India still grappling with basic levels of technology adoption

Greyhound Research recently conducted a survey of manufacturers in India.

Key Highlights of the study were:

  • 75% of Manufacturing organisations in India are still grappling with Manufacturing 1.0 and 2.0 stages
  • 25% Manufacturing organisations in India are planning or executing components of Manufacturing 3.0
  • No Manufacturing organizations in India are planning for organisations 4.0 or 5.0

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 Gogia, CEO of Greyhound Research.

Protected: Manufacturing Continuum Framework: A Pragmatic Approach To Make In India

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From Elephant to Lion How Far Can We Make It?

Manufacturing is largely challenged by stringent Indian labor laws that curb the fluid functioning of the industry. Archaic policies such as the Contract Labor Act & Minimum Wages Act need to be done away with.

Budget 2015: IT Industry Gives Thumbs Up

The Indian IT industry is welcoming FM Arun Jaitley’s announcement on removal of Special Additional Duty on IT products in his Budget 2015 speech. Union Budget 2014-15 provided the much needed relief to domestic manufacturers of personal computers and tablets by addressing the issue of inverted duty structure suffered by the industry.

Budget 2015: Rs 1,000 Cr Fund Is A Confidence Booster But Start-Ups Fear Red Tapism

The Rs 1000 crore fund set aside for IT start-ups in the Budget 2015 would pave way for entrepreneurs to explore opportunities in newer sectors, provided the proposed techno-financial, incubation and facilitation programme, or Self-Employment and Talent Utilisation (SETU) does not turn out to be a panel of bureaucrats giving rise to red tapism.

Budget 2015- Arun Jaitley Announced To Remove Special Additional Duty On IT Products

The Indian IT industry is attractive content with finance minister Arun Jaitley’s Budget presentation as he announced removal of Special Additional Duty on IT products. It has been a giant relief to home manufacturers of personal computers and tablets as the issue of inverted duty structure has been addressed.

Union Budget 2015: Phones Manufactured In India Could Be Cheaper

As promised, the 2015 Union Budget provides a big fillip to electronics manufacturing in India. Custom duty has been reduced for 22 items, but so far the details have not been shared by the government.

Budget 2015: Here’s What IT Industry Wants From You, Mr. Jaitley

The Modi-led Government will present its first full Union Budget on February 28. With the promise that the new government would put technology in the forefront, the Indian IT industry has pinned hopes on the Modi government to push reforms and policies that will bring stability to the sector and maximize growth.

Tech Mahindra Q2 Net at Rs 719.7 cr

Country’s fifth largest software services firm Tech Mahindra on Wednesday posted a marginal rise in net profit at Rs 719.7 crore for the quarter ended September 2014 on the back of growth in manufacturing and telecom verticals.

Tech Mahindra Q2 Net at Rs 719.7 cr

Country’s fifth largest software services firm Tech Mahindra on Wednesday posted a marginal rise in net profit at Rs 719.7 crore for the quarter ended September 2014 on the back of growth in manufacturing and telecom verticals.

Tech Mahindra Q2 Net at Rs 719.7 cr

Country’s fifth largest software services firm Tech Mahindra on Wednesday posted a marginal rise in net profit at Rs 719.7 crore for the quarter ended September 2014 on the back of growth in manufacturing and telecom verticals.

Tech Mahindra Q2 Net at Rs 719.7 cr @the_hindu

Country’s fifth largest software services firm Tech Mahindra on Wednesday posted a marginal rise in net profit at Rs 719.7 crore for the quarter ended September 2014 on the back of growth in manufacturing and telecom verticals.

Tech Mahindra Q2 revenue grows by 15 per cent, to Rs 5,487 crore @BT_India

Country’s fifth largest software services firm Tech Mahindra today posted a marginal rise in net profit at Rs 719.7 crore for the quarter ended September 2014 on the back of growth in manufacturing and telecom verticals.

Tech Mahindra Q2 Net at Rs 719.7 cr @zeenews

Country’s fifth largest software services firm Tech Mahindra today posted a marginal rise in net profit at Rs 719.7 crore for the quarter ended September 2014 on the back of growth in manufacturing and telecom verticals.

Tech Mahindra Q2 Net at Rs 719.7 Cr @bsindia

Country’s fifth largest software services firm Tech Mahindra today posted a marginal rise in net profit at Rs 719.7 crore for the quarter ended September 2014 on the back of growth in manufacturing and telecom verticals.

Catch Sanchit Vir Gogia’s views on How Emerging Technologies are reshaping Manufacturing

#GreyhoundInMedia: Wipro Q1 profit up 29.5% as IT spending returns in North America #Press #Media #ZeeBiz

IT services major Wipro today reported a 29.5 percent growth in its consolidated net profit at Rs 2,103.2 crore for April-June period, helped by large deals in the application and infrastructure space. The city-headquartered firm had posted a net profit of Rs 1,623.3 crore in the year-ago period, it said in a BSE filing.

#GreyhoundInMedia: Wipro Q1 profit rises 29.5 per cent to Rs 2,103 crore #Press #Media #IBNLive

For the July-September quarter, the IT services revenue is forecast to be in the range of $1.77 billion-$1.81 billion. IT services major Wipro today reported a 29.5 percent growth in its consolidated net profit at Rs 2,103.2 crore for April-June period, helped by large deals in the application and infrastructure space.

#GreyhoundInMedia: Wipro Q1 IT svcs sales at $1.74 bn; guides $1.77-1.81 bn Q2 #Press #Media #MoneyControl

IT services major Wipro today reported a 29.5 per cent growth in its consolidated net profit at Rs 2,103.2 crore for April-June period, helped by large deals in the application and infrastructure space. The Bangalore -headquartered firm had posted a net profit of Rs 1,623.3 crore in the year-ago period, it said in a BSE filing.

#GreyhoundInMedia: Wipro Q1 Profit Up 29.6%, Lags Estimates #Press #Media #BusinessWorld

For the July-September quarter, the IT services revenue is forecast to be in the range of $1.77 billion-$1.81 billion. IT services major Wipro today reported a 29.5 percent growth in its consolidated net profit at Rs 2,103.2 crore for April-June period, helped by large deals in the application and infrastructure space.

#GreyhoundInMedia: Wipro Q1 revenue boosted by deals in application and infrastructure space #Press #Media #InfotechLead

Net sales rose by 15.5% to Rs 11,245.5 crore in April-June quarter of the current fiscal. IT services major Wipro today reported a 29.5 percent growth in its consolidated net profit at Rs 2,103.2 crore for April-June period, helped by large deals in the application and infrastructure space.

#GreyhoundInMedia: Wipro Q1 profit rises 30% to Rs 2,103 cr #Press #Media #BusinessInsider

Net sales rose by 15.5% to Rs 11,245.5 crore in April-June quarter of the current fiscal. IT services major Wipro today reported a 29.5 percent growth in its consolidated net profit at Rs 2,103.2 crore for April-June period, helped by large deals in the application and infrastructure space.

#GreyhoundInMedia: Wipro Q1 profit rises 30% to Rs 2,103 cr #Press #Media #BusinessStandard

Net sales rose by 15.5% to Rs 11,245.5 crore in April-June quarter of the current fiscal. IT services major Wipro today reported a 29.5 percent growth in its consolidated net profit at Rs 2,103.2 crore for April-June period, helped by large deals in the application and infrastructure space.

#GreyhoundInMedia: Wipro Q1 net profit up 29.5% at Rs 2,103 cr on large infra, app deals #Press #Media #Firstbiz

IT services major Wipro today reported a 29.5 percent growth in its consolidated net profit at Rs 2,103.2 crore for April-June period, helped by large deals in the application and infrastructure space. The city-headquartered firm had posted a net profit of Rs 1,623.3 crore in the year-ago period, it said in a BSE filing.

#GreyhoundInMedia: Large infra, app deals raise Wipro Q1 net profit 29.5% to Rs 2,103 cr #Press #Media #Firstbiz

IT services major Wipro today reported a 29.5 percent growth in its consolidated net profit at Rs 2,103.2 crore for April-June period, helped by large deals in the application and infrastructure space. The city-headquartered firm had posted a net profit of Rs 1,623.3 crore in the year-ago period, it said in a BSE filing.

#GreyhoundInMedia: Large infra, app deals raise Wipro Q1 net profit 29.5% to Rs 2,103 cr #Press #Media #PTI

IT services major Wipro today reported a 29.5 percent growth in its consolidated net profit at Rs 2,103.2 crore for April-June period, helped by large deals in the application and infrastructure space. The city-headquartered firm had posted a net profit of Rs 1,623.3 crore in the year-ago period, it said in a BSE filing.

#GreyhoundInMedia: Budget 2014 Impact: Mobile Phone Prices May Go Up #Press #Media #SiliconIndia

Consumers may have to shell out more money for buying mobile phones as the government has proposed education cess on imported electronic products. The move may push up costs of handsets by up to 8 per cent, especially smartphones that are mostly imported, analysts said.

Budget 2014 Impact: Mobile Phone Prices May Go Up

Consumers may have to shell out more money for buying mobile phones as the government has proposed education cess on imported electronic products. The move may push up costs of handsets by up to 8 per cent, especially smartphones that are mostly imported, analysts said.

#GreyhoundInMedia: Smartphone rates likely to rise #Press #Media #TheSangaiExpress

Smartphone rates likely to rise
Smartphone rates likely to rise