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Sanchit Vir Gogia

Sanchit Vir Gogia has written 176 posts for As Disruptive As IT Gets

Google Identifies Enterprise, Mobility And India Key For Growth

On July 18th 2014, Google organized an analyst briefing in India. The event conveyed two messages from Google – 1) growing importance of India for their business, and 2) commitment to the enterprise business. Attended by key Google representatives from across the Globe, the event was anchored on three key aspects – Google’s worldwide enterprise … Continue reading

The IBM Apple Deal – A Marriage Made In Heaven?

On July 15th, IBM and Apple announced an exclusive partnership to bring Apple devices, business applications, and enterprise-grade services to enterprise customers. Touted to be a landmark partnership, this alliance aims to solve the long pending enterprise mobility issues like security, availability of vertical-specific, enterprise-class apps, deep data analytics and big data capabilities on the mobile … Continue reading

IT Report Card To The NDA Government – Evaluating The Union Budget 2014-15

As a follow-up to our previous blog where Greyhound Research highlighted pain points IT decision makers are facing in India, below is an IT report card for the NDA Government post the announcements in Union Budget 2014-15. This report card assesses various schemes and initiatives announced by the new government and the expected outcomes for the … Continue reading

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 last five years, Small and Medium Enterprises have grown from 39 million in 2008 to … Continue reading

Tweet-Up on #BigDataTalk: How I Met Your Customer: Data Driven Marketing In E-Commerce – Join The Conversation! #Event #Twitter #CX #CustServ #CMO

Join Greyhound Research (@Greyhound_R) and other esteemed panelists for a tweet-up on #BigDataTalk: How I Met Your Customer: Data Driven Marketing In E-Commerce. WHEN: Tuesday, June 17, 2013. 3:00 PM (IST) onwards WHERE: Twitter.com or your fav Twitter app, using #BigDataTalk WHAT: Estimates predict that the Indian e-commerce industry may reach $70 billion by 2020. Couple this … Continue reading

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 the list, we are not letting this and other accolades go to our head. We … Continue reading

Like India, Infosys Needs A Shot In The Arm (and Now)! #Blogs #Analyst #PoV

India has only recently finished the most significant federal elections witnessed in the past few decades. Not only did the elections bring out the clear winner in Narendra Modi, it has also worked like a shot in the arm for country’s economy.  A recent study by ASSOCHAM confirmed that this new wave of leadership for … Continue reading

Standpoint: Enterprise Mobility – Value Lies in Data, Not Device Alone!

Times have changed, and so has how we use smartphones. From their earlier simplistic use of fetching email and contacts, smartphones are now the powerhouse for consumers and business users who use mobile gadgets for accessing applications and surf the web. Powered by big screens, more than sufficient memory and processing power, smartphones of today’s … Continue reading

Jaypee plans Rs.18,000 crore initial investment in microchip facility #Press #Media

Jaypee Group will proceed with its ambitious microchip fabrication facility in partnership with International Business Machines Corp., betting that a new government at the centre will boost infrastructure development, the lack of which has discouraged semiconductor makers from setting up plants in Asia’s third-largest economy. Noida-based Jaypee, whose business interests include real estate, power and cement, will … Continue reading

Lacking Emphasis #Press #Media #HP #MphasiS

Earlier this year, MphasiS, the bangalore based software services player, unveiled its new logo with great fanfare. The logo had a new visual appeal, with the subtext ‘Unleash the Next’, in place of ‘An HP Company’ earlier. Speaking on the occasion, Ganesh Ayyar, the affable CEO of MphasiS, said the bigger purpose behind the rebranding … Continue reading

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 leaps”. In April 2013, Greyhound Research, the IT & Telecom Research & Advisory firm was … Continue reading

Cognizant Q1 profit up 23% to $349m #Press #Media

Increased spending by clients in North America and Europe helped software solutions provider Cognizant Technology Solutions meet its first quarter revenue target of $2.42 billion, an increase of 19.9 per cent compared with the quarter ended March 31, 2013. Its profits grew 22.8 per cent to $348.87 million. An uptick in business from financial services … Continue reading

Tackling Threats In A Virtual Environment #Press #Media

Cloud based storage and Virtual Desktop Infrastructure(VDI) are the terms which do not require any introduction in the IT world as both the technologies have emerged as a hot cake for the industry with almost every major IT giant betting big to bank on these solutions. According to Research And Markets, a global market research … Continue reading

For Nokia, Microsoft may be the window to future #Press #Media

Nokia under Microsoft could emerge as the biggest turnaround story if the new owners leverage its existing strengths and build new capabilities, according to analysts. “Microsoft will leverage the legacy that it has inherited from Nokia which is a recognised and well accepted brand here in India. Microsoft will look towards creating a model that … Continue reading

HCL Technologies banks on Govt deals #Press #Media

The country’s fourth largest information technology services provider, HCL Technologies, has turned its focus to the Indian market. The company expects to increase its revenue from the domestic market, largely from Government business. Competitors like TCS and Infosys have been getting revenues from the Government segment through projects such as Passport Seva and other e-governance … Continue reading

HCL Technologies banks on Govt deals #Press #Media

The country’s fourth largest information technology services provider, HCL Technologies, has turned its focus to the Indian market. The company expects to increase its revenue from the domestic market, largely from Government business. Competitors like TCS and Infosys have been getting revenues from the Government segment through projects such as Passport Seva and other e-governance … Continue reading

The Gossamer Fabric of CEM #Press #Media #CustomerExperience

Customer interactions have become like a complex code that needs proper decoding in order to serve them better. As consumers use multiple touch-points to access information, exchange reviews and buy products and services, organizations are clearly finding it difficult to integrate systems and leverage social technologies to optimize the quality of customer interactions. In a … Continue reading

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