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The IBM Apple Deal – A Marriage Made In Heaven? #Press #Media #Technuter

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

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

Sibal, Chidambaram still Union ministers in Centre’s mobile app #Press #Media #BusinessStandard

The faux pas on the appStore called Mobile Seva has been attributed to lack of a single decision making body. The Bharatiya Janata Party-led government will shortly be completing 30 days in office. The administrative machinery, from the ministers to the bureaucrats, dons a new look. However, according to Directory of Ministries, one of the … 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

A CIO’s metamorphosis from IT enabler to strategic business leader #Press #Media #FirstBiz

While the CFO has the liberty to look into matters only concerning finance and the CMO can concentrate on marketing, the CIO has, of late, lost the liberty to focus on matters concerning only IT. The lines have blurred and walls that existed before have been brought down. The steady progress to digital in all … Continue reading

The Social CIO #Press #Media

Enterprise technology decision makers are increasingly leveraging social network and technologies to foster growth in their organisations. Social technologies are playing a major role in fostering growth among organisations and enterprise technology decision makers are leveraging social networks in numerous innovative ways. There are some key verticals like BFSI, telecom, retail and hospitality which is … 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

Catch Greyhound Research as a Knowledge Partner at CIO Leadership Retreat 2014 #Event #Media #Press #CIO #CLRIndia

What is the event all about?  Today’s most advanced and complicated IT technology landscape poses unprecedented challenges and needless to say that an isolated approach never can address these challenges. This is only possible with a strong, mutually understood IT partnership, which not only addresses the challenges but also provide an in-depth view of upcoming … Continue reading

Catch Greyhound Research as a Knowledge Partner at CXO Leadership Retreat 2013 #Event #Media #Press #CIO #CLRIndia

What is the event all about?  The Indian Economy is experiencing its worst slowdown in nearly a decade on the back of global contractionary headwinds, domestic macro-economic imbalances and policy reversals on the fiscal front. With growth pegged at below 5%, Businesses are under severe pressure to readjust to the new normal. With a fundamentally … Continue reading

5 lessons IT leaders can learn from Obamacare rollout mistakes #Obamacare #US #Press #Media

There’s still plenty of disagreement about the ideology, efficacy and even legality of the Affordable Care Act (i.e. Obamacare), but there’s broad consensus that the launch of HealthCare.gov website was a dismal failure. And like so many tech rollout disasters, this one should serve as a teachable moment that helps other organizations avoid making similar mistakes. HealthCare.gov … Continue reading

Big data: Hadoop #Press #Media

For the past couple of years, Android and iOS fans have been at loggerheads as to which operating system—and therefore, smartphone—is better over the other. And these wars have spilled on to the comments sections of smartphone manufacturer forums for customers, gadget review websites, social networking platforms and the like. To most people this may … Continue reading

Forecast 2014: Boost your mobile bandwidth #Media #Press #CIO #Germany

When Robert Howard first took over as CIO at Armstrong Atlantic State University in Savannah, Ga., last year, there was little doubt of his mandate. “Wireless connectivity and general bandwidth issues were a point of concern among students,” Howard says. And that concern was warranted — the university’s bring-your-own-device policy had sparked a 250% increase … Continue reading

MS Looks To Get Its Mojo Back #Media #Press #BusinessWorld

Rahul Banerjee, vice-president of sales and marketing in a leading consumer goods company, is a road warrior. He spends almost 20 days a month visiting various cities. Earlier, on his trips, he routinely packed his laptop, his iPad and a smartphone along with clothes and other essentials. Now, he has ditched the iPad and his … Continue reading

#CXO Chat Aug 19th, Noon EST: From Transactions to Contextual Engagement: Strategy Please? with Sanchit Vir Gogia, CEO of GKG

“Competitive differentiation depends on pervasive customer engagement in a business environment that is proactive, innovative, agile and people-centric. Using Tom Peters’ principles such as “bias for action,” every person in your organization should be empowered to deliver maximum value to the customer at every moment. Where big data is concerned, experience optimization, next best action, … Continue reading

Press Mention: Could A Google-Tikona Deal Trigger New Models?

Google Capital, a company owned by internet search giant Google is evaluating to buy stake in Tikona Digital Networks, as per a report published in Economic Times. The speculations are rife that internet firm Yahoo and software giant Microsoft are also interested in acquiring stake in the Mumbai-based broadband player, which is seeking funds to … Continue reading

Press Mention: The challenge of mobility and the cost of BYOD fleets

In March 2013, ZDNet reported that the size of the 2013 bring-your-own-device (BYOD) market would be double that of 2012, making BYOD truly mainstream. Sixty eight percent of respondents in the same research report said that getting buy-in from staff presents no challenge to a BYOD workplace program (no surprise, given how much we all … Continue reading

Press Mention: Google India’s efforts to get small biz online hit a rough patch

Google India’s efforts to get small and medium business units online are struggling to take off. A number of shop owners and companies, who initially signed up for the free service, have declined to pay at the end of the offer period. Google had launched the initiative in November in a bid to drive businesses … Continue reading

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