With Technology At Helm, South Korea Ready To Contribute To Global Innovation

With AWS’s Seoul Data Centre region going live in January 2016 and Microsoft announcing plans in May 2016, all eyes were set on IBM and Google. While the latter is yet to make any announcement on this topic, the former…

Top CEO Dilemma: Surviving Digital Disruption

Gone are the days when analysts and shareholders would spare organisations grappling with modest growth prospects. It’s no wonder that in today’s rapidly changing digital world, Chief Executive Officers (CEOs) are under constant pressure to deliver the goods. 

Rebooting Growth In New-World Equilibrium: CEO Holy Grail To Managing Disruption

With organisations grappling with modest growth prospects, expectations from the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) has come under scrutiny. In addition to sluggish growth in matured markets, CEOs are now faced with a new-world equilibrium where growth can be expected from…

Workday Moves Test & Dev To IBM Cloud – Expect Increased Focus On Innovation

On 15 August, 2016 IBM and Workday announced a multi-year partnership wherein Workday will use IBM’s Cloud for its internal Testing and Development environment. The announcement adds to the existing IBM and Workday partnership which includes IBM’s global Workday Consulting…

Leading With Digital – Why This Transformation Matters For Traditional Orgs and Its CXOs

In today’s time, while leading with Digital is evident, who owns this transformation still remains a bone of contention. This journey needs to be co-owned by those who will be impacted first – the CXOs. Having said that, the starting point…

Greyhound Radio on Reliance Jio Launch

Catch Sanchit Vir Gogia, Chief Analyst & CEO, Greyhound Research with Anshoo Nandwaani, VP & Principal Analyst, Greyhound Research in a conversation about the Reliance Jio announcement and its impact on the telecom sector in the country and across the globe on Greyhound Research’s knowledge sharing…

Reliance Jio Launch Set To Jolt India’s Telecom Sector

On 1st September 2016, Reliance Industries Chairman, Mukesh Ambani, announced details of the Reliance Jio launch in the company’s 42nd Annual General Meeting Per the company it will start offering services from 5th September but the commercial launch will be…

Why Symantec Buying Blue Coat Makes Sense

Managing enterprise security in today’s digital world is becoming increasingly complex with constantly evolving threats. This gives Chief Information Officers (CIOs) and Chief Information Security Officers (CISOs) a compelling reason to invest in a security partner who is committed to…

Surviving Brexit Aftermath Using Digital Transformation As Your Armour

Regardless of how the economy shapes up after Brexit, Britian’s decision to move out of the EU in June has undoubtedly given birth to a new-world equilibrium for all in Britain and EU.  Greyhound Research believes that despite the proposed…

Using Bots To Enhance Experience And Engagement

In today’s digital world, bots are beginning to play an increasingly critical role by helping automate processes among other things. At Greyhound Research we are of the firm belief that while automation and efficiency are clear outcomes of using bots, the…

Making Big Data Drive Digital Transformation

As organisations adopt new applications and approaches to cater to non-traditional touchpoints, they are faced with an explosion of data. It’s but natural for organisations to get overwhelmed by the large volumes of data generated daily (sometimes every few seconds)…

Managing Technology Costs In A VUCA World

It’s a cliche to say that we live in a VUCA world – one riddled with Volatility, Uncertainty, Complexity and Ambiguity.  However, organisations in this VUCA world that continue to strive to stay competitive and scale up either by acquiring…

Architecting Supply Chain In The Wake Of Digital

A company’s Supply Chain is undoubtedly its backbone but a smooth process cannot be taken for granted. To remain competitive and secure earnings growth, organisations are looking at both process automation and newer technology systems to redefine their Supply Chain.

Making Cloud A Rewarding Experience

Cloud offerings are no longer the preserve of startups and small and medium businesses. They now meet the criteria of enterprise IT and are also supported by traditional IT vendors like IBM, Microsoft, SAP, Oracle among others. Cloud Computing as a…

Enhancing Customer Experience To Maximise Marketing Dollars

Given the growing need for organisations to deliver differentiated customer experience, improve marketing spend Return On Investment (ROI) and battle competition from newer technology incumbents, Chief Marketing Officers (CMOs) today are under increasing pressure. In order to tackle this pressure, organisations…

Vodafone Renews Deal With IBM India To Drive Digital Transformation Outcomes

On 9 August, 2016, IBM India announced the renewal of its partnership with Vodafone India. Building on an 8-year-old relationship between the two organisations, IBM India will help Vodafone transition into IBM Hybrid Cloud. Expected benefits of this partnership includes enhanced…

Using Digital Transformation To Improve Sales Effectiveness

In an omni-channel world, the evolution of go-to-market channels is undoubtedly enforcing a change in the role of Chief Sales Officers (CSOs). Traditional go-to-market channels like retail stores are being replaced by new-age digital channels such as mCommerce and eCommerce…

All Eyes On Microsoft India: Will Anant Help Turn The Page?

It takes one brain to dream of change but many a handful to turn it into a reality. Satya Nadella has done exceptionally well to dream up a new and improved Microsoft and steer the company strategy accordingly. However, the…

About Time Microsoft India Delivers A Yorker

On 1 August 2016, Microsoft announced the joining of Anant Maheshwari as President, Microsoft India from 1 September 2016. Anant will be replacing current Microsoft India Chairman Bhaskar Pramanik who has held this position for over five years. This announcement…

Thoughts About Bots In Human Capital Management and Beyond!

In a recent research note we highlighted a key trend about Chief Human Resources Officers (CHROs) piloting and implementing Workforce Empowerment Systems (WES) to win the war for talent. This trend was noted in our recent Greyhound Research study titled…

From Recruit to Retire – Oracle Approach To Human Capital Management (HCM)

On 7 April 2016, as part of the Greyhound Research Analyst team, we had the opportunity to attend the Oracle CloudWorld 2016 in Mumbai, India. At the event we met some of Oracle’s global executives who highlighted the growing demand…

The Insight-Led Approach To Talent Processes – Points To Ponder for CHROs

The correlation between employee engagement and organisational success is a no-brainer. Over decades while Chief Human Resources Officers (CHROs) have automated processes that translate to improved employee performance, they continue to search better ways to motivate employees. The need to…

Delivering Customer Experiences That Bring Home The Dollars – A CMO’s Guidebook

To serve a growing customer base and better manage customer experience across all touch points, organisations are increasingly moving away from siloed Systems of Transaction in favour of contextual Systems of Engagement. These new systems are expected to help marketers…

Redefining The Supply Chain Paradigm – A New COO Diktat

In order to remain competitive and secure earnings growth, organisations are looking at both process automation and newer technology systems to redefine their supply chain. The Board of Directors in most organisations expect this change to be led by the…

The New-Age Fundamentals of Technology Cost Analysis: A CFO Handbook

The constant state of flux in world economies is changing the status quo for organisations; most importantly the Chief Financial Officer (CFO). Per a recent Greyhound Research study titled, Emerging Markets CFO Priorities 2016, nearly 80% CFOs in the Asia Pacific…