Friday, May 27th, 2016

Public cloud in India to reach $1.26 billion this year

The public cloud services market in the country is projected to grow 30.4 per cent to reach USD 1.26 billion this year as organisations are pursuing a digital business strategy, Gartner said today. According to the research firm, public cloud services market, which stood at USD 968.1 million in 2015, will reach USD 3.52 billion by […]

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Tuesday, August 18th, 2015

Foxconn shift to India causes concerns in China

Taiwanese firm Foxconn’s decision to invest a whopping USD five billion in India has caused unease in China as it marks the first top international firm opting for India amid a slowdown in the Chinese economy. “Foxconn chooses India over China for new plant,” read the headline in state-run while carrying the news of […]

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Wednesday, July 29th, 2015

Ten Indian firms among Forbes Asia Fabulous 50

With 10 firms, India claims the second-highest number of companies for the fifth year in a row on Forbes Asia Fabulous 50 list again dominated by China with 25 companies. The Fab 50’s brightest star over the decade, India’s HDFC Bank, did not debut until 2006. However, it has now made the list nine times, […]

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Tuesday, June 16th, 2015

10 Key Insights On PC Usage In India

Dell commissioned Greyhound Research to understand PC usage in India. The ‘The PC Users Trends of Emerging India’ survey polled 6000 citizens from 40 cities from Tier 1 to Tier 4, across five user groups broadly defined by age and sociological factors like life aspirations and purchasing capacity. According to a recent study by MAIT and […]

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Wednesday, January 14th, 2015

India fastest growing smartphone market in Asia Pacific: IDC

The Indian smartphone market grew 82% from a year ago and 27% over the preceding quarter, making it the second consecutive quarter of more than 80% year-on-year shipment growth for smartphones. There were 23.3 million smartphone handsets shipped in the reporting quarter, comprising 32.1% of the overall mobile phone market that touched 72.5 million units […]

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Friday, December 13th, 2013

India To Spend $3.9 Billion On Cloud Services By 2017

According to a new Gartner report, around $3.9 billion will be spent on cloud services in India from 2013 through 2017, of which $1.7 billion will be spent on software-as-a-service (SaaS). The overall public cloud services market in India is also set to grow 33.6% this year to touch $404 million, an increase of $101 […]

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Saturday, July 27th, 2013

India among top 3 countries in KPMG technology innovation survey

India ranked second in becoming the leading innovation centre for the world, third in the list of the most promising countries for disruptive breakthrough and fourth-most friendliest technology innovation country. Read More:

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Saturday, June 18th, 2011

Why America Is Second Best after India With Its Innovation Culture

Forbes has this interesting article on why USA is second after India for Innovation. USA is a clear second to India and that the USA’s innovation interests tended to veer towards incremental change and efficiencies (Six Sigma) rather than the more open, greenfield area of creativity and ideation. Read more.

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Wednesday, August 25th, 2010

Creating micro products for India the Allianz way

Consumer companies have successfully launched micro products to reach out to Indian customers by having Shampoo sachets. The advantage of this that people who cannot or do not want to invest in the whole bottle , can buy a small sachet for 1% of the cost of a bottle. The end result is more volume […]

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Thursday, April 15th, 2010

India is No. 2 in mobile Internet usage

As per a recently published article, India in Number two globally right after US for using Internet via mobile phone. Number 1 mobile device globally for accessing internet is the iPhone followed by the iTouch, Number 3 is the android based Motorola Droid, Number 4 is HTC Dream (also runs Android). In India people are […]

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Monday, July 20th, 2009

Love and the Indian Economy

Some time back, I read an article in the Hindustan time about a person spending Rs. 45,000 flowers on 14 foot bouquet for Valentines Day and the article title “In times of meltdown, a Rs 45,000 bouquet” sounded like it was criminal to spend so much money in Economic Downturn. First I would like to […]

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Wednesday, February 4th, 2009

Korea to Get 1Gbps broadband by 2012

While we are still struggling with a few Kbps speeds, which we call Broadband in India. Korea is already rolling out 1Gbps broadband by investing US$24 Billion. Most of the internet plans available in India, have a download limits of 1GB and speeds are 256/512Mbps.This defeats the whole purpose of having high speed internet when […]

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Wednesday, November 26th, 2008

Hyundai i20 coming soon

After successfully launching the Hyundai i10, the team at Hyundai is busy putting their final touches to the i20. Like the i10, the i20 will be manufactured in India and exported globally. The i20 be positioned in the premium hatchback segment (B sgement), just as the Getz. This car with replace the Getz worldwide except […]

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Monday, November 17th, 2008

Did Apple get its India strategy wrong?

Mint has this nice article on how Apple got its India strategy wrong for the iPhone launch: Lost Opportunity | How Apple got its strategy wrong To add to this, Apple charges its customers in India full charges for the handset, which means no subsidisation from the service provide and yet the handset it locked […]

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Friday, August 1st, 2008

Indira Gandhi ‘s Quote on working

“There are two kinds of people, those who do the work and those who take the credit. Try to be in the first group; there is less competition there.” -  Indira Gandhi

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Friday, May 16th, 2008

Forbes: 53% believe India will have the most billionaires by 2017

After announcing the number of billionaires from India. Forbes recently did a vote count and found that 53 percent believe that India will have most billionaires by 2017 than any other country. Over 13,000 people voted and more people are voting. Go ahead and cast your vote or see the list. I just did mine […]

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Sunday, May 11th, 2008

Forbes: Four Indians among the top ten billionaires

As pre recent study published by Forbes, 4 Indians were among the top billionaires in the world, more than any other country in the world! Lakshmi Mittal -  World Rank 4 Mukesh Ambani – World Rank 5 Anil Ambani -      World Rank 6 Kushal Pal Singh – World Rank 8 If only the Ambani brothers […]

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Tuesday, April 15th, 2008

Hyundai i10

Now first thank you Hyundai for launching the i10 first in India. In fact the car is also completely designed in India and manufactured too. What this means is that the customer in India gets a world class product. Whats good: Looks good, better than most hatchbacks in the same category. Its a 1.1 engine […]

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Wednesday, April 2nd, 2008

India Second Largest Mobile Market?

India is soon going to be the second largest mobile market in the world ahead of the United States. Currently India has 250 million mobile subscribers as per last count and will be 300 million by end of April 2008. US has 260 million and China is at 550 million. Way to go! Read More.

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Sunday, February 24th, 2008

German scholar Max Mueller on India

“If I were asked under what sky the human mind has most fully developed some of its choicest gifts, has most deeply pondered on the greatest problems of life, and has found solutions, I should point to India.” Max Mueller, German scholar.

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