24
Apr
2014

March-ing on: Industry results analysis- Q4FY14

The Ides of March – January to March, which is Q4 of the financial year, and Q1 of the calendar year is traditionally referred to as the weakest quarter for Indian IT.  Why is it so? Is it sentiment led, or there are rational reasons for the same? A closer analysis of historical March quarter numbers of top 5 IT companies support the hypothesis that irrespective of economic conditions and demand environment, as compared to the preceding quarter (Q3), incremental revenue addition in Q4 has always lagged, often by a significant margin. more

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22
Apr
2014

Embedded systems – Ushering new opportunities

Start-up ecosystem is often described as Young, Innovative, Aspirant and Futuristic. India is home to a new breed of young start-ups; these innovative mind-sets are creating new markets and driving innovation rapidly. This agile, opportunistic segment has impacted the Industry in a unique way. more

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14
Apr
2014

Indian Start-ups: Diving into the new world of Innovation

It’s interesting to see how Technology has taken a big leap in the last few years and revamped our thinking efforts to a new era of next generation technology i.e., ‘digital technology’. more

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03
Apr
2014

Resurgence of the Europe growth saga – Part 2

Part 1 of this blog series dwelt upon how Europe has evolved as a major market for Indian IT service vendors. There is an immense opportunity for growth with more than 75 per cent of IT services in Europe being done in-house. more

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01
Apr
2014

Resurgence of the Europe growth saga – Part I

The USD 118 billion Indian IT-BPM industry which always had US as its key market is expected to gain traction from European countries, specifically Continental Europe in the coming years. Europe is expected to take center-stage, with increasing acceptance of offshoring, rising discretionary spending and a robust demand environment, along with social, mobility, analytics and cloud (SMAC) computing technology services becoming mainstream in 2014. more

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25
Mar
2014

Online jewellery – Shine right at your doorsteps!

Indian e-commerce industry is changing rapidly as the mind-set of consumers is shifting from the common notion of touching & feeling everything before they purchase to using e-commerce services for convenience and ease. With this changing scenario, buyers are slowly showing an appetite towards newer categories such as online jewellery etc. more

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25
Mar
2014

M2M: Ushering the age of hyper communication / collaboration

Machine-to-machine (M2M), also variously known as internet of things/everything (IoT/E), connected devices, remote monitoring and diagnostics, smart computing, extended internet, etc. more

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13
Mar
2014

Emerging verticals – pockets of untapped opportunities

Overtime discussions around next big opportunities for the Start-ups world reflects that it’s an era of emerging verticals. After banking, financial services and insurance (BFSI) and Telecom, healthcare and retail seems to be the next big growth vertical opportunities for Indian Start-ups. more

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13
Mar
2014

IT-BPM industry: Third quarter results- pre-empting a rosy future

It is that time of the year when we take stock of the year gone by and ponder over the future scenario. Holding up a mirror to the IT-BPM industry last quarter, reflected a mixed bag of sometimes cautious while sometimes positive and outcomes. more

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05
Mar
2014

India – Enterprise mobility embracing new opportunities

The rapid proliferation of powerful mobile devices is bringing growth in the enterprise mobility market. Enterprises are looking for cost-effective, mobile solutions that can positively impact organizational effectiveness and give real-time access to company’s data anytime, anywhere. more

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