Top CHRO Priority For 2017 – Getting HR Analytics Right

Since the beginning of 2017, I have addressed till date in excess of 100 CHRO enquiries from across the globe – ranging from the west coast of the US to the east coast of Australia and everything in between. One recurrent theme which stands out from all of these enquiries is the growing need for HR Analytics & richer, timely, actionable reports.

SAP: The Road Beyond ERP

German multinational corporation SAP SE may be best known as an enterprise resource planning (ERP) software firm but senior executives insist that it has successfully moved beyond ERP to providing cloud computing and digital solutions as well.

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 Services, IBM’s acquisition of Workday services provider Meteorix (in 2015) and IBM’s own use of Workday’s Human Capital Management (HCM) for its global workforce.

Companies trying to use bots in HR-related functions: Study

Chief Human Resources Officers (CHROs) are starting to pilot the use of bots in HR-related functions.

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 Global CHRO Priorities 2016, where we spoke to 750+ CHROs from across the globe.

Enterprises adopt new HR-related solutions

Need for HR analytics and in-depth timely reports is starting to drive enterprises to modernise existing or adopt new HR-related solutions.

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 for MobileFirst, CloudFirst business applications.

One Small Step For Me, One Giant Leap For #WorkforceTech

It’s not often that one comes across a young, new-age Research & Advisory firm which does not believe in pay-to-play, but dares to say things as they are.

Enterprise Mobility – Value Lies In Data, Not Device

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 age support 3G networks (some now even support 4G) and run sophisticated apps developed from across the globe.

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 business, supplemented by their growth story in India and the company’s product strategy and direction. Below are some key highlights and Greyhound Research analysis from the event:

70% Organizations Use Mobility in Emerging Markets

Greyhound Research has announced a new study on Enterprise Mobility. The study deals with how business leaders are increasingly demanding access to enterprise applications on mobile. More than 70 per cent of the organizations Greyhound interviewed stated to have plans to spend on projects for mobilizing enterprise apps – while apps like CRM, BI and HCM are gaining traction on the mobile, traditional apps like email and calendaring continue to be the highest used apps.

#GreyhoundInMedia: CIOs Still Lack Clarity On Enterprise Apps #Press #Media

More than 50% CIOs and IT decision makers are unclear about the best approach to source mobile apps and better manage security, according to a new Greyhound Research report. Nearly one third of the organizations interviewed are facing challenges like lack of clarity on policies for multiple users and roles in the organization, making the choice between app wrapping or deploying an MDM solution among others.

#GreyhoundInMedia: 70 percent of organizations in emerging markets have plans for mobilizing enterprise apps: Greyhound Research study #Press # Media

The study finds that although enterprise mobility is emerging as a key priority for organizations, 50 percent of IT decision makers are unclear about the best approach to source mobility applications and manage security. Greyhound Research today announced a new study on Enterprise Mobility. The study deals with how Business leaders are increasingly demanding access to enterprise applications on mobile. More than 70 percent of the organizations Greyhound interviewed stated to have plans to spend on projects for mobilizing enterprise apps – while apps like CRM, BI and HCM are gaining traction on the mobile, traditional apps like e-mail and calendaring continue to be the highest used apps.

70% enterprises in emerging markets embrace mobility: Survey

More than 70 percent of the organisations have plans to spend on projects for mobilising enterprise apps – while apps like CRM, BI and HCM are gaining traction on the mobile, traditional apps like email and calendaring continue to be the highest used apps, according to Greyhound Research. In a survey of 100 CIOs across emerging markets including Asia Pacific and Middle East Africa regions, Greyhound Research highlighted more than 70 percent of organisations are either already running or planning a mobility technology expansion project.

70 percent Organisations in Emerging Markets Embrace Mobility: A Greyhound Research Study

  • 70 % of organisations are either already running or planning a mobility technology expansion project
  • 50 % IT decision makers unclear about the best approach to source mobility applications and manage security

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 age support 3G networks (some now even support 4G) and run sophisticated apps developed from across the globe.

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 love our own phones and tablets), but of the aspects reported as “a very big challenge”, most responses were for “devising a security policy” and “implementing appropriate mobile device management [MDM] software”.

Mobile Strategy In Emerging Markets: 10 Tips

Consumers in emerging economies have skipped past stodgy old landlines and PCs straight to mobile phones. But that doesn’t mean CIOs in those regions won’t run into problems with building the mobile enterprise.

10 dicas de estratégia de mobilidade para mercados emergentes

Consumidores em economias emergentes substituíram as velhas linhas fixas e PCs diretamente por telefones móveis. Mas isso não quer dizer que CIOS destas regiões não encontrem problemas ao montar empreendimentos mobile.

Mobile Strategy In Emerging Markets: 10 Tips

Consumers in emerging economies have skipped past stodgy old landlines and PCs straight to mobile phones. But that doesn’t mean CIOs in those regions won’t run into problems with building the mobile enterprise.

More Enterprises in Emerging Markets Go Apple

According to a survey, conducted by Greyhound Research, Apple products are making their presence felt in the enterprise. 39% of respondents reported using one or more apple products at the workplace – this includes personally owned devices. Interestingly, while iPhone and iPad continue to be the most used apple product, Mac is increasingly gaining traction.

Greyhound Research says, Emerging Market Enterprises support Apple Products

To better understand the change in the consumer behaviour regarding use of mobile gadgets, the IT research and advisory firm of Greyhound Knowledge Group, Greyhound Research has conducted a survey of 300 senior IT decision-makers in the APJ and MEA regions. The study covered seven key verticals including Manufacturing, Retail, Professional Services, Media & Entertainment, among others.

How Can CIOs Implement Mobility in Emerging Markets

With mobile technology trending more than PCs or landlines, IT companies are investing more and more money in it. A recent research conducted by Greyhound Research, revealed that although companies are increasingly investing in the mobile, CIOs are faces issues on how to deal with it. The study interviewed 100 CIOs Asia/Pacific and Africa/Middle East, resulting in the report, “Riding the enterprise mobility wave: How are CIOs dealing with it?” The study showed that almost 70 percent CIOs wante dto invest in mobile technology, and 65 percent were already in the process of expanding mobile IT.

Apple devices find more Support from Enterprises in Emerging Markets

Greyhound Research, the IT research and advisory arm of Greyhound Knowledge Group conducted a survey of 300 senior IT decision makers in the APJ and MEA regions. The study covered seven key verticals including Manufacturing, Retail, Professional Services, Media & Entertainment among others.

Mobile Strategy In Emerging Markets: 10 Tips

Consumers in emerging economies have skipped past stodgy old landlines and PCs straight to mobile phones. But that doesn’t mean CIOs in those regions won’t run into problems with building the mobile enterprise.

“To successfully implement a project compared to the U.S. or U.K. is absolutely different in terms of cultural challenges, maturity mindsets and vendor presence,” said Sanchit Vir Gogia, founder and principal analyst at Greyhound Research in New Delhi.

#GreyhoundInMedia: Enterprises In Emerging Markets Increase Support For Apple Devices in 2013 and 2014: Greyhound Research

Times have changed, and so has the use of smartphones. From the 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. This change in consumer behaviour away from traditional devices and platforms to richer operating systems and form factors is significantly impacting the enterprises.

Will HP Get Lucky With Smartphones This Time?

The ever-developing and already crowded smartphone sphere will witness the re-entry of global IT giant Hewlett-Packard (HP). Realizing the business potential in the smartphone industry, Yam Su Yin, the company’s Senior Director, Consumer PC and Media Tablets Asia Pacific told PTI that it would be an awful business decision to stay out of the market.

Enterprises Bite The Apple!

The increasing use of Apple’s products in organizations across emerging markets is noteworthy. To better understand this evolution, Greyhound Research conducted an online survey across the APJ and MEA regions. We surveyed 300 IT decision makers – 150 each in each APJ and MEA across seven key verticals including Manufacturing, Retail, Professional Services, Media & Entertainment among others. Below are some outcomes from the survey that might interest you and your organization.

Tweet-Up on Enterprise Mobility – Join The Conversation!

Join me and other esteemed panelists for a tweet-up on the enterprise mobility.

WHEN: Wednesday, May 15, 2013 between 4 pm and 5 pm.