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How podcasts went from unlistenable to unmissable

By BBC 26 Sep 2019

Georgie Howes, a consultant at market research firm Ovum, says British series My Dad Wrote a Porno also helped raise awareness. Launched in 2015, it quickly became a hit, going on to have more than 180 million downloads. "That was the point at which the advertisers started to catch on to [podcasts'] value,"

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Cognizant to axe hundreds in healthcare, life sciences

By The Times of India 29 Aug 2019

Hansa Iyengar, IT analyst in London-based Ovum Research, said the layoffs are part of Cognizant's move to restructure its cost base and is being paired with salary restructing for senior staff, and cuts in employee travel.

Enterprise Services

Cognizant may give employees on bench less time to find projects

By The Times of India 20 Aug 2019

Hansa Iyengar, analyst in London-based Ovum Research, said “By reducing under performing staff, changing bench policy, and linking higher-pay roles to a larger variable component Cognizant is not just cutting costs out, but it is also motivating staff to perform better... Read more

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Cognizant boosts bench strength of leaders after spur of high-level exits

By Business Standard 19 Aug 2019

“It is normal for a few high-profile exits in the C-suite when a new CEO takes over and this is no way alarming. It is a wise decision to bring in external talent into the C-suite as it will infuse fresh ideas and a different way of looking at the business,” said Hansa Iyengar, senior analyst at London-based Ovum Research.

Enterprise Services

Infosys’ Stater deal is worth $850 million

By The Times of India 22 Jul 2019

Hansa Iyengar said large deals provide a steady source of longer term income and, hence, better visibility into the revenue stream. "In many cases large deals also bring in people, geographic presence and customer bases when the venor takes on customer assets. This allows vendors to earmark investments around growth tech/services and sources to fund them with."

Enterprise Services

Huawei’s European Customers Are Put on Hold by U.S. Ban

By The New York Times 24 May 2019

“It would be extremely unlikely that they would use their own operating system here in the short term,” said Dario Talmesio, a telecommunications analyst at Ovum, a research and consultancy firm in London. “And that means people with existing Huawei devices will gradually see devices that are reliant on Android deteriorate because they are not able to perform certain upgrades.”

Enterprise Services

Cognizant president Prasad Chintamaneni resigns

By The Times of India 22 May 2019

Hansa Iyengar, analyst in London-based Ovum Research, said, "Indications are that the new CEO (Brian Humphries) is making some serious changes to suit his vision and strategy for the company. It is not new for senior people to exit right after a change at the CEO level. I am expecting a few more such high profile exits and new people being brought in over the next few months."

Consumer and Entertainment Services

Ovum: Traditional TV can fine-tune to survive but must change radically to thrive

By DigitalTVEurope.com 20 May 2019

On a global scale, it’s clear that traditional TV services alone aren’t enough to satisfy a growing number of viewers, with audiences moving swiftly to enhance their viewing experience by subscribing to Netflix, Amazon Prime Video, or other OTT video services.

Consumer and Entertainment Services

Longtime European TV Rivals Forge Alliances to Battle Threats From Netflix, Amazon

By Variety 10 May 2019

“All other services have to try to compete against these dominant platforms and hope consumers add their service as a third,” says Tony Gunnarsson, a senior analyst at London-based consultancy Ovum.