Nokia Sets Sights On Smart Cities

Nokia plans to launch an incubator to engage start-ups that can develop solutions for smart cities and IoT. However, analysts believe that the going will be tough.

Dell Addresses Foundation Needs For A Digital Economy with Aarambh

Advocating the purpose of the ‘Digital India’ campaign by the Government of India, Dell India, powered by the cause of increasing PC access and adoption, in the country, announces the launch of Aarambh – a pan India initiative aimed at spearheading the use of the personal computer (PC) for education.

India’s Greyhound Group buys stake in Internet of Style; appoints S Sridhar to board – wiki news india

Greyhound Knowledge Group, founded by known market research analyst Sanchit Vir Gogia, has acquired a stake in Internet of Style.

“Over the last quarter we have been actively talking to global research and advisory firms in order to further expand our global presence. This is when we met the team at Internet of Style. We found the team experienced and highly focused on making Internet of Style a global benchmark in the fashion-technology insights world,” Gogia said.

“This investment will further our expertise in consumer technology insights – promoted under the banner of Consumer Insights Pivot, a Greyhound Research offering.”

Greyhound Knowledge Group has also announced the appointment of S Sridhar as a member of its advisory board. With 25 years of experience, Sridhar has held leadership positions at companies like Dell, IBM, Intel, and HCL.

In addition, Sanchit Gogia has been appointed as an IT advisor to the board of a $100 million+ organisation in the metals industry.

“Announcing significant investment in a capability centre in Delhi. As a group we are committed to becoming the most trusted brand in global research and advisory across industry verticals,” Gogia added.

Source: Wikinews India

India’s Greyhound Group buys stake in Internet of Style; appoints S Sridhar to board – Firstpost

Greyhound Knowledge Group, founded by known market research analyst Sanchit Vir Gogia, has acquired a stake in Internet of Style.

“Over the last quarter we have been actively talking to global research and advisory firms in order to further expand our global presence. This is when we met the team at Internet of Style. We found the team experienced and highly focused on making Internet of Style a global benchmark in the fashion-technology insights world,” Gogia said.

“This investment will further our expertise in consumer technology insights – promoted under the banner of Consumer Insights Pivot, a Greyhound Research offering.”

Greyhound Knowledge Group has also announced the appointment of S Sridhar as a member of its advisory board. With 25 years of experience, Sridhar has held leadership positions at companies like Dell, IBM, Intel, and HCL.

In addition, Sanchit Gogia has been appointed as an IT advisor to the board of a $100 million+ organisation in the metals industry.

“Announcing significant investment in a capability centre in Delhi. As a group we are committed to becoming the most trusted brand in global research and advisory across industry verticals,” Gogia added.

Source: Firstpost

FISME Microsoft to enable more than 10000 Indian SMBs to adopt cloud by 2016 – Dataquest India

Federation of Indian Micro and Small & Medium Enterprises (FISME), an apex industry body, and Microsoft have come together to enable more than 10,000 Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises across the country to adopt information technology and cloud computing. This will help them to connect better with their existing customers and reach out to potential customers across India.

Greyhound Research at IBM SolutionsConnect 2015

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Greyhound Research at EMC Forum talk about Startup Approach to Information Generation

What is the event about? 

The CIO Forum:

EMC Forum is a flagship event that covers trends and cloud directions, use cases, and discussions. Connect with peers, learn from experts, and experience demos. EMC Forum is time well spent to interact with colleagues and grow! The 6th edition of EMC Forum in India will throw light on the latest developments in cloud technology and help you learn and understand what is possible for your own organisation.

The eCommerce Conclave:

The eCommerce sector has seen unprecedented growth, largely driven by rapid technology adoption led by the increasing use of smart devices, and improved internet connectivity through broadband, 3G, etc. which led to an increased online consumer base. It is in this light that is conclave is designed to discuss how technology can help drive growth and scalability

Session Topic:

Catch our Chief Analyst & Group CEO, Sanchit Vir Gogia, Greyhound Research talk about the outcomes from our latest study – The Startup Approach to the Information Generation.

Have a question?

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Have more questions? Tweet to us – @s_v_g, @Greyhound_R or email us on connect@greyhoundgroup.com and we’ll get the conversation brewing!

When & Where?

October 15, 2015, Delhi NCR

Global IT giants Microsoft, Oracle hail Digital India

On Wednesday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated the launch of ‘Digital India’ project at the IGI Stadium, New Delhi. The first day of the “Digital India Week” saw who’s who of India Inc. pledging investments worth Rs 4.5 lakh crore; and about 18 lakh direct or indirect jobs in the country.

ONTrigger with Duncan Hewett, IBM Asia Pacific – Part 3 of 3

Catch Duncan Hewett, VP – Software, IBM Asia Pacific in a conversation with Sanchit Vir Gogia, Chief Analyst & Group CEO, Greyhound Research on Greyhound Research’s knowledge sharing series ONTrigger.

ONTrigger with Duncan Hewett, IBM Asia Pacific – Part 2 of 3

Catch Duncan Hewett, VP – Software, IBM Asia Pacific in a conversation with Sanchit Vir Gogia, Chief Analyst & Group CEO, Greyhound Research on Greyhound Research’s knowledge sharing series ONTrigger.

ONTrigger with Duncan Hewett, IBM Asia Pacific – Part 1 of 3

Catch Duncan Hewett, VP – Software, IBM Asia Pacific in a conversation with Sanchit Vir Gogia, Chief Analyst & Group CEO, Greyhound Research on Greyhound Research’s knowledge sharing series ONTrigger.

Greyhound Radio with Duncan Hewett, IBM Asia Pacific – Part 3 of 3

Catch Duncan Hewett, VP – Software, IBM Asia Pacific in a conversation with Sanchit Vir Gogia, Chief Analyst & Group CEO, Greyhound Research on Greyhound Research’s knowledge sharing series ONTrigger.

Listen to the podcast here or on iTunes / SoundCloud:

Greyhound Radio with Duncan Hewett, IBM Asia Pacific – Part 2 of 3

Catch Duncan Hewett, VP – Software, IBM Asia Pacific in a conversation with Sanchit Vir Gogia, Chief Analyst & Group CEO, Greyhound Research on Greyhound Research’s knowledge sharing series ONTrigger.

Listen to the podcast here or on iTunes / SoundCloud:

Greyhound Radio with Duncan Hewett, IBM Asia Pacific – Part 1 of 3

Catch Duncan Hewett, VP – Software, IBM Asia Pacific in a conversation with Sanchit Vir Gogia, Chief Analyst & Group CEO, Greyhound Research on Greyhound Research’s knowledge sharing series ONTrigger.

Listen to the podcast here or on iTunes / SoundCloud:

ONTrigger with Vanitha Narayanan, IBM India – Part 4 of 4

Catch Vanitha Narayanan, MD, IBM India in a conversation with Sanchit Vir Gogia, Chief Analyst & Group CEO, Greyhound Research on Greyhound Research’s knowledge sharing series ONTrigger.  Twitter_logo_blue

ONTrigger with Vanitha Narayanan, IBM India – Part 3 of 4

Catch Vanitha Narayanan, MD, IBM India in a conversation with Sanchit Vir Gogia, Chief Analyst & Group CEO, Greyhound Research on Greyhound Research’s knowledge sharing series ONTrigger.  Twitter_logo_blue

ONTrigger with Vanitha Narayanan, IBM India – Part 2 of 4

Catch Vanitha Narayanan, MD, IBM India in a conversation with Sanchit Vir Gogia, Chief Analyst & Group CEO, Greyhound Research on Greyhound Research’s knowledge sharing series ONTrigger.  Twitter_logo_blue

ONTrigger with Vanitha Narayanan, IBM India – Part 1 of 4

Catch Vanitha Narayanan, MD, IBM India in a conversation with Sanchit Vir Gogia, Chief Analyst & Group CEO, Greyhound Research on Greyhound Research’s knowledge sharing series ONTrigger.  Twitter_logo_blue

Greyhound Radio with Vanitha Narayanan, IBM India – Part 4 of 4

Catch Vanitha Narayanan, MD, IBM India in a conversation with Sanchit Vir Gogia, Chief Analyst & Group CEO, Greyhound Research on Greyhound Research’s knowledge sharing series ONTrigger.

Listen to the podcast here or on iTunes / SoundCloud:

Greyhound Radio with Vanitha Narayanan, IBM India – Part 3 of 4

Catch Vanitha Narayanan, MD, IBM India in a conversation with Sanchit Vir Gogia, Chief Analyst & Group CEO, Greyhound Research on Greyhound Research’s knowledge sharing series ONTrigger.

Listen to the podcast here or on iTunes / SoundCloud:

Greyhound Radio with Vanitha Narayanan, IBM India – Part 2 of 4

Catch Vanitha Narayanan, MD, IBM India in a conversation with Sanchit Vir Gogia, Chief Analyst & Group CEO, Greyhound Research on Greyhound Research’s knowledge sharing series ONTrigger.

Listen to the podcast here or on iTunes / SoundCloud:

Greyhound Radio with Vanitha Narayanan, IBM India – Part 1 of 4

Catch Vanitha Narayanan, MD, IBM India in a conversation with Sanchit Vir Gogia, Chief Analyst & Group CEO, Greyhound Research on Greyhound Research’s knowledge sharing series ONTrigger.

Listen to the podcast here or on iTunes / SoundCloud:

Slow broadband threatens Modi’s Internet vision

The government of Prime Minister Narendra Modi wants to herald a broadband revolution through its ambitious Digital India initiative aimed at providing government services online to citizens nationwide by 2019. It may be setting its sights too high.

In addition to introducing e-governance and e-services on a massive scale, the program seeks to bring about broadband connectivity in 250,000 villages, universal phone connectivity, 400,000 public Internet access points, Wi-Fi in 250,000 schools and universities, and public Wi-Fi hot spots for citizens. The program is expected to directly create 17 million jobs and indirectly create 85 million jobs.

Adobe To Strike Big In India

Many startups were waking up to the importance of compliance, Umang Bedi of Adobe tells Businessworld’s Vishal Krishna.

Five years ago Adobe Systems products were the favourite pirated downloads in India. At the same time, there were so many startups that began using their products without really knowing that they were using pirated software. Next thing you know these startups had scaled up and were struggling to find the original version of the Adobe software. It’s with these small businesses that the San Jose-based company wants to build a brand in India. It also wants to bet big on the smart city program where paperless government offices will become the norm, which will help citizens to use digital forms.

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.

Great Expectations, Skyhigh Hopes

Riding high on Finance Minister Arun Jaitley’s apparently ‘pro-Industry’ budget, India Inc moves beyond the uncertainty of ‘will-it-won’tit?’ expecting that after a long spell of recession, better days could be just around

Budget 2015: The Tech Industry Reacts

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Saturday announced the Union Budget for 2015, and the new budget comes with a number of benefits for technology companies. The public might not be so happy to see the rate for service tax inch upwards to reach 14 percent -your phone bills and other bills could rise slightly, unless the service providers decide to try and absorb the costs.

Greyhound Research Perspective on Union Budget 2015-16

Budget 2015: Start-Ups Get A Tech Boost

If the big idea of Budget 2014, announced on 10 July, was clearly start-ups, the Bharatiya Janata Party-led National Democratic Alliance government took it a step further by announcing on Saturday an allocation of Rs.1,000 crore to enable information technology (IT) start-ups, create additional funding avenues for small companies to raise money and, in turn, generate more employment.

Pre-Budget 2015/16 – An IT Report Card To The NDA 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.

Eyeing The Smart City Pie

A smart city is definitely much more than the ICT deployed in it but at the same time there is no doubt that it is the ICT solutions that go into making of the city and turning it smart for its citizens making it livable. According to the National Institute of Urban Affairs (NIUA), the level of urbanization will reach 50 percent in India by 2039 from the current 31%. The government-led smart city initiatives will buttress IT companies to grow in the region, underpinned by intelligent networks.

Indian IT Industry Mood Lifts on Totalisation Pact

With the resumption of the discussions on Social Security Agreement and Bilateral Investment Agreement finding pride of place in Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s announcements at the joint press meet with visiting US president Barack Obama, the country’s IT sector is hopeful of a conducive business atmosphere in the US to expand its business operations.

Spotlight on ‘Smart Cities’ on CeBIT India day 3

CeBIT India,  a leading Business IT and ICT trade fair, organized by Hannover Milano Fairs India in partnership with Bangalore ITE.biz concluded today. The central theme for the day 3 discussions was ‘Smart Cities’ – how India and Indians can improve every aspect of their daily living – governance, medicine, retail, finance, and work, through technology.

Catch Sanchit Vir Gogia at CeBIT India to discuss Smart Cities in India

What is the event all about?

The central theme for 2014 is “New Perspectives in IT Business”. This central theme sets the background for the keynotes from industry thought leaders. The CeBIT Global Conferences programme travels to India as part of our unified global brand strategy. The CGC programme will deliver content on the 4 Forces that are shaping the Business Technology Ecosphere:   Big Data – Social Business – Mobility – Cloud

#GreyhoundInMedia: IBM (@IBM), Twitter (@twitter) data deal will help Indian firms cut costs #Press #Media @BW

The International Business Machine Corp. (IBM) move to offer Twitter data as part of select cloud-based services will especially help mid-sized Indian firms reduce capital expenditure when investing in social, mobility, cloud and analytics (SMAC) technologies, say experts, while helping IBM strengthen its SMAC service offerings to clients worldwide.