Mayank Madhur

Mayank Madhur is a Senior Research Analyst at HFS Research, supporting different practice leads in the area of Industry Research, IoT and Blockchain by working on secondary research, data analysis, PoV’s and research writing.

Mayank has over 4.5 years of research, pre-sales, and software development experience. Prior to HFS, he was part of business strategy and pre-sales in Altimetrik supporting vertical heads, sales, and marketing teams. He also worked in profiling of prospective M&A targets in areas of interest of the organization by providing analytical support for benchmarking of the company and also worked on peer analysis. Before it in his HCL Tech role, he worked in the delivery team of a large medical device client for the R&D project.

He holds a certificate on “Strategic Management” from IIM Bangalore. He is certified by IIT & IBM on “Blockchain Architecture Design and Use Cases”. His other certification includes the certification on IIoTand Industry 4.0 from IIT, Investment management by IIM, Introduction to Blockchain Technology and Applications by IIT, Google analytics, Scrum, Six Sigma, etc. to name a few. He is passionate about learning new things and thus keep exploring offerings related to new technologies and finance.

Mayank holds a Master’s in Business Administration from Birla Institute of Technology and Science College, Pilani (BITS, Pilani University) and a Bachelor of Engineering in Electrical and Electronics from Jawaharlal Nehru National College of Engineering (Visvesvaraya Technological University), Karnataka.

Mayank is passionate about mythology related novels and the development of excel based applications.

Content By Mayank Madhur

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Crucial new robotics segments to watch: collaborative bots will reign in the socially distant era

Industrial robotics has come a long way from fixed physical positioning to flexible operations across industries. The advancement of technologies like AI has enabled robots to perform more precise operations. Several new robotics segments have also opened up, and usage...

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HFS Highlight: Accenture continue to strengthen their Industry X with the acquisition of industrial operations consulting firm Myrtle Consulting

Accenture is constantly deepening its expertise in supply chain and digital manufacturing capabilities by making pivotal acquisitions into Accenture Industry X.  With the acquisition of Myrtle Consulting, Accenture will expand its supply chain apart from the manufacturing capabilities. Accenture is...

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HFS Highlight: Bosch launches GuardMe – a comprehensive, innovative, and compliant lone worker protection solution

There are around 30 million lone workers in Europe who work out of sight without close or direct supervision. And this number is expected to rise significantly post Covid-19 as Work-From-Home (WFH) becomes the norm. Lone workers carry a significant...

Top 10 Reports

HFS Top 10 Travel, Hospitality, and Logistics Service Providers 2020

WHAT THIS TOP TEN REPORT COVERS This Travel, Hospitality and Logistics (THL) Top Ten 2020 examines the services landscape for how the leading 20 providers are supporting and enabling THL companies. We analyzed the capabilities of 20 service providers across...

Industry Primers

HFS Retail and CPG Industry Primer 2020

HFS developed Industry Primer reports to compliment our Industry Top 10 reports.   While Industry Top 10 reports cover the leading service providers offering best-in-class, industry-specific services to specific sectors, Industry Primers offer a comprehensive view of industry trends, including...

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HFS Highlight: Accenture and Singapore Changi Airport partner to launch world-class Digital Factory

Singapore Changi Airport Group (CAG) is consistently one of the best companies in the Travel industry and was voted by customers as the World's Best Airport for the eighth consecutive time in the 2020 Skytrax World Airport Awards. In today’s...

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Target drone business opportunities across industries

Recently, we published a PoV on how drones have been helping both authorities and enterprises fight COVID-19. The drone industry got a much-needed boost from COVID-19 when the pandemic restricted free movement. The COVID-19 emergency has provided real-time use cases...

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HFS Highlight: Atos expands strategic partnership with Groupe PSA to build new integrated SAP S/4HANA platform

Atos recently signed a strategic partnership with Groupe PSA to build its new integrated SAP S/4 HANA Platform. This program is to build an SAP S/4HANA enterprise platform that integrates the two Opel-Vauxhall and Peugeot-Citroen-DS entities on a joint accounting...

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HFS Highlight: DXC and Tradeshift collaborate to transform procure-to-pay

DXC recently signed a deal with Tradeshift to help enterprises automate and transform their procure-to-pay processes. The collaboration is expected to transform procure-to-pay processes for the clients into an automated, business-process-as-a-service model by the deployment of DXC Bionix. DXC defines...

Industry Primers

HFS Insurance Industry Primer 2020

HFS developed Industry Primer reports to compliment our Industry Top 10 reports.   While Industry Top 10 reports cover the leading service providers offering best-in-class, industry-specific services to specific sectors, Industry Primers offer a comprehensive view of industry trends, including...

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Bolster your digital manufacturing capability through acquisitions—the Accenture way

HFS recently published an article on how acquisitions can be a tool for augmenting capability and delivering Industry 4.0 services. We discussed that Accenture is pursuing a ruthless acquisition strategy to augment its Industry X.0 practice capability. We also published...

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Focus on customer relationship management and flexibility while serving IoT and Industry 4.0 clients

In 2019, HFS published HFS Top 10 IoT services and HFS Top 10 Industry 4.0 services reports, in which we evaluated leading service providers across three broad criteria: execution, innovation, and voice of the customer. As a part of the...

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Follow an integrated technology approach for a 5G-enabled supply chain

5G offers many enhancements over 4G, such as improvements in speed, latency, and network slicing, delivering better business outcomes and customer experience. As per Intel, Nokia and Ericsson: “5G is 100 times faster and can support 100 times more devices...

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Improve your decision making through smart data platforms; NTT’s Accelerate SMART provides some best practices in a highly competitive market

The advent of the internet of things (IoT) meant enterprises and public sector authorities were keen to monitor their whole landscape, including assets, people, and processes, and gain insights into the same. The IoT’s continuing expansion now means an increasing...

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Keep an eye on COVID-19 drone use cases for future business opportunities

As social distancing and lockdown become the new normal, the world (authorities and enterprises) is looking for a “no-touch” medium for businesses and day-to-day operations. The drone has shown a lot of promise for fulfilling and running these operations with...

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Use COVID-19 as an opportunity to expand your healthcare solutions portfolio

The global COVID-19 infection count has surpassed two million cases worldwide, and casualties have been growing exponentially, with over 200,000 reported at the time of writing. As the global healthcare sector is going through a crisis, many limitations of the...

Top 10 Reports

HFS Top 10 Enterprise Blockchain Services 2020

WHAT THIS REPORT COVERS   Distributed ledger technologies, including blockchain, promises to fundamentally change and disrupt business models, potentially as significant as the internet itself. HFS recognizes blockchain as a Horizon 3 change agent for digital operations with significant value...

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It’s time to level up the focus on IoT: IoT will be the backbone in the fight against future epidemics

Emerging technologies have played a significant role in helping to prevent the spread of COVID-19. Among them, IoT—particularly when combined with other emerging technologies like cloud, blockchain, 5G, and AI—has been used in a wide range of applications during the...

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Leverage blockchain applications to fight COVID-19

Millions infected and thousands dead—welcome to the new normal of the twenty-first century caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. COVID-19 has affected all continents of the globe except Antarctica. No social media feeds, discussions, and phone conversations are complete without a...

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Service providers should understand the changing business dynamics of the IoT and Industry 4.0 to stay ahead of their competitors

We recently published HFS Top 10 IoT Services and HFS Top 10 Industry 4.0 services, in which we assessed leading service providers in this space. As a part of the evaluation, we interviewed several enterprise leaders about their IoT and...

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Emerging technologies could have really helped manage COVID-19…if we’d only had some smart leadership

Soap and social distancing are the best answers that humankind has had thus far to COVID-19. But what about all the technological advancements that we’ve made? Shouldn’t artificial intelligence (AI), blockchain, or quantum computing have saved us by now? It’s...

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Prioritize operations management to drive Industry 4.0 implementations

HFS recently published the HFS Top 10 Industry 4.0 services report, in which we analyzed 21 leading global service providers in the Industry 4.0 service space. We found interesting use cases and production deployment case studies across the manufacturing value...

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Service providers should maintain a cautious approach to deploying a non-linear pricing model in IoT engagements

In 2012, Rolls Royce celebrated the 50th anniversary of its “Power-by-the-Hour” service offerings. Power-by-the-Hour, a Rolls-Royce trademark, is a complete engine and accessory replacement service Rolls-Royce offers on a fixed-cost-per-flying-hour basis. It enables operators to remove risk related to unscheduled...

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IoT and Industry 4.0 practice leaders must respond to the five trends to stay ahead of the curve

HFS recently published HFS Top 10 IoT services and HFS Top 10 Industry 4.0 services reports, in which we analyzed leading global service providers in the IoT and Industry 4.0 service spaces. We observed that the year-over-year (YoY) growth of...

Top 10 Reports

HFS Top 10 Insurance Services 2019

  WHAT THIS TOP TEN REPORT COVERS   The HFS Top 10 Insurance services report examines the role service providers play in the dynamic Insurance industry. We assessed and rated the Insurance-specific service capabilities of 19 service providers across a...

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HFS Top 10 Retail and CPG Services 2019

  What this Top 10 Report covers     The HFS Top 10 Retail and CPG (consumer packaged goods) Services 2019 report examines the competitive landscape of the top 17 providers of industry-specific services to retail and CPG companies. We...

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HFS Top 10 Industry 4.0 Service Providers 2019

What this Top 10 Report covers   HFS Top 10 Industry 4.0 Service Providers 2019 report examines the role service providers play in the evolving Industry 4.0 landscape. We assessed and rated the service capabilities of 21 service providers across...

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HFS' IoT Startup Landscape

  HFS' first-ever startup landscape report looks at the emerging startups and SMEs defining the future and the now of the Internet of Things (IoT) space - in parallel to our IoT Services Top10 and Hot Vendor reports.   We...

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HFS Top 10 Life Science Services 2019

WHAT THIS TOP TEN REPORT COVERS   The HFS Top 10 Life Science services report examines the role service providers play in the dynamic Life Science industry. We assessed and rated the Life science-specific service capabilities of 14 service providers...

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Leverage IoT to bring humanity back to healthcare

  Over the past few years, the healthcare service providers such as hospitals and healthcare centers have launched several digital initiatives to improve the customer experience primarily in the patient management areas such as onboarding, easy interaction with doctors, continuous...

Top 10 Reports

HFS Top 10 Internet of Things (IoT) Service Providers 2019

What this Top 10 Report covers   HFS Top 10 Internet of Things (IoT) Service Providers 2019 report examines the role service providers play in the evolving IoT landscape. We assessed and rated the IoT service capabilities of 23 service...

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How to scale-up enterprise IoT programs in five steps

The internet of things (IoT) technology trend has caught the imagination of technical and business folks alike with the promise of billions of connected devices and trillions of dollars of value creation for IoT-enabled opportunities such as smart homes, connected...

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HFS Top 10 Banking and Financial Services (BFS) Sector Service Providers 2019

WHAT THIS TOP TEN REPORT COVERS   The 2019 HFS Top 10 Banking and Financial Services (BFS) Sector Service Providers report examines the role service providers play in the evolving BFS industry. We assessed and rated the industry-specific service capabilities...

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Telcos should specialize IoT offerings for customer segment to succeed

With the advent of the Internet of Things (IoT), billions of consumer and industrial devices are connected around the globe. Because connectivity is a critical factor to manage all these devices, telecom operators (telcos) have a bigger role to play...

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HFS Top 10 Energy Services 2019

WHAT THIS TOP TEN REPORT COVERS The HFS Top 10 Energy Services 2019 report examines the role service providers play in the energy sector. We assessed and rated the energy sector-specific service capabilities of 11 service providers across a defined...

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HFS Top 10 Manufacturing Service Providers 2019

WHAT THIS TOP TEN REPORT COVERS The HFS Top 10 Manufacturing services report examines the role service providers play in the Manufacturing industry. We assessed and rated the Manufacturing-specific service capabilities of 16 service providers across a defined series of...

Hot Vendors

The HFS Hot Vendors Q1 2019

The HFS Hot Vendors are an exclusive group of emerging players with a differentiated value proposition for the Digital OneOffice. HFS analysts speak with numerous exciting start-ups and emerging players. We designate a select group as the HFS Hot Vendors based...

Top 10 Reports

HFS Top 10 Healthcare Services 2018

WHAT THIS TOP TEN REPORT COVERS The HFS Top 10 healthcare services report examines the role service providers play in the dynamic healthcare industry. We assessed and rated the healthcare-specific service capabilities of 20 service providers across a defined series...

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HFS Top 10 High-Tech Service Providers 2019

WHAT THIS TOP TEN REPORT COVERS   Companies in the high-tech sector are enabling much of the innovation and change occurring across all industries with their products and services while simultaneously pivoting their businesses to ensure they remain relevant and...

Top 10 Reports

HFS Top 10 Enterprise Blockchain Services 2018

WHAT THIS REPORT COVERS   Distributed ledger technologies, including blockchain, promises to fundamentally change and disrupt business models, potentially as significant as the internet itself. HFS recognizes blockchain as a Horizon 3 change agent for digital operations with significant value...

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Travel and Hospitality Firms: You Must Reinvest Now to Anticipate the Needs of Your Customers

You can only provide a real time customer experience if your operations can service their needs in real-time, and you can gain a foothold over your competitors if you have the intelligence to anticipate their needs—and having this customer responsiveness...

Top 10 Reports

HFS Top 10 Travel, Hospitality, and Logistics Service Providers

  WHAT THIS TOP TEN REPORT COVERS   This Travel, Hospitality and Logistics (THL) Top Ten 2018 examines the services landscape for how the leading 21 providers are supporting and enabling THL companies. We analyzed the capabilities of 21 service...

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Utilities Are Fighting a Battle for Survival

The utility industry is experiencing a period of unprecedented change. After a good century of relative stability, the last two decades have plunged the utilities industry into turbulence. This is only the beginning of a more significant transition in the...

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HfS Industry Health Dashboard: Telecommunications Operations

The HfS health rating for the telecommunications industry shows the sector as lagging, based on growth metrics in the low single digits. The rating takes into account revenue and profit data, M&A growth for telecommunications overall , VC funding growth...

Top 10 Reports

HfS Industry Blueprint: Telecommunications Operations 2018

WHAT THIS BLUEPRINT REPORT COVERS   This Telecommunications Operations Services Blueprint 2018 examines the state of the telecom industry and investigates the service provider landscape in terms of how they are supporting and enabling the digital transformation of Telecom firms....

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HfS Industry Health Dashboard: Utility Industry

The economic environment has been tough for utilities. Flat demand has led to slow revenue growth or even declines in revenues. Utilities across the globe are looking at mergers and acquisitions and split-offs as answers to the challenging environment. What...

Top 10 Reports

HfS Industry Blueprint: Utility Operations 2018

WHAT THIS BLUEPRINT REPORT COVERS   The HfS Industry Blueprint: Utility Operations 2018 examines the state of the utility industry and investigates how the service provider landscape is supporting and enabling the digital transformation of utilities.   We analyzed the...

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A reality check on who is winning the IoT platform battle

The IoT services market is still nascent in terms of technology fragmentation (over 500 IoT platforms*) and services provision. Despite rapid advancements across standards, platforms, techniques, infrastructure, devices, architecture, and security, a diverse ecosystem is evolving to provide the “customer...

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HfS Industry Health Dashboard: Insurance Operations Services

The HfS health rating for the insurance industry shows the sector as lagging, based on growth metrics in the low single digits. The rating takes into account revenue and profit data, M&A growth for insurance overall and for insurtechs, VC...

Top 10 Reports

HfS Industry Blueprint: Insurance Operations Services 2018

WHAT THIS BLUEPRINT REPORT COVERS This Insurance Operations Services Blueprint 2018 examines the state of the insurance industry and investigates the service provider landscape in terms of how they are supporting and enabling the digital transformation of insurance firms. We...

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HfS Industry Health Dashboard: Banking and Financial Services

We are 10 years on from the global financial crisis and Banking and Financial Services (BFS) firms across the globe are still struggling to drive growth and profit. BFS firms are ripe for digital transformation and there are numerous change...

Top 10 Reports

HfS Industry Blueprint: Banking and Financial Services Operations 2018

WHAT THIS BLUEPRINT REPORT COVERS We are ten years on from the global financial crisis and Banking and Financial Services (BFS) firms across the globe are still struggling to drive growth and profit. BFS firms are ripe for digital transformation...

Top 10 Reports

HfS Blueprint Report: Internet of Things Services 2018

WHAT THIS BLUEPRINT REPORT COVERS This report is built on detailed analysis of 27 leading Service Providers’ Internet of Things / Digitalization businesses, and of over 50 interviews with their clients.  It describes key market trends, from technology usage to...

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Telcos: Co-Innovate to Create and Replenish Evaporating Revenue

Telcos must co-innovate with partners to create new data-driven revenue streams. The global telecommunications sector is struggling to define its next chapter in terms of where new revenue streams will come from to replace declining core communications revenues. It’s an...

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Who’s Winning the Battle of Enterprise Blockchain Platforms?

Blockchain is emerging as a powerful architectural technology with the potential to impact enterprise and B2B ecosystems as much as the cloud has. The foundation for any blockchain solution is its underlying platform or framework, which sets the rules of...

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Industry Impact - The Manufacturing Operations Value Chain

HfS is expanding its industry coverage in 2018 to include detailed IT and business process research on 11 core sectors, powered by extensive buyer research with Global 2000 firms. The transformation and challenges posed by digital disruption and changing competitive...

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Industry Impact - The Healthcare Sector Value Chain

HfS is expanding its industry coverage in 2018 to include detailed IT and business process research on 11 core sectors, powered by extensive buyer research with Global 2000 firms. The transformation and challenges posed by digital disruption and changing competitive...

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Industry Impact - The Life Sciences Value Chain

HfS is expanding its industry coverage in 2018 to include detailed IT and business process research on 11 core sectors, powered by extensive buyer research with Global 2000 firms. The transformation and challenges posed by digital disruption and changing competitive...

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Insurance Customers Demand Intelligent Automation

HfS conducted a first-of-its-kind research study involving 400 senior IT and operations executives from enterprise customers to drive a fact-based discussion on the impact and maturity of automation and Artificial Intelligence (AI) on business operations. From the study, HfS with...

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Industry Impact—The Retail and CPG Operations Value Chain

HfS is expanding its industry coverage in 2018 to include detailed IT and business process research on 11 core sectors, powered by extensive buyer research with Global 2000 firms. The transformation and challenges posed by digital disruption and changing competitive...

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Industry Impact—The Insurance Operations Value Chain

HfS is expanding its industry coverage in 2018 to include detailed IT and business process research on 11 core sectors, powered by extensive buyer research with Global 2000 firms. The transformation and challenges posed by digital disruption and changing competitive...

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Industry Impact—The Travel, Hospitality, and Logistics Value Chain

HfS is expanding its industry coverage in 2018 to include detailed IT and business process research on 11 core sectors, powered by extensive buyer research with Global 2000 firms. The transformation and challenges posed by digital disruption and changing competitive...

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Industry Impact - The Energy Operations Value Chain

HfS is expanding its industry coverage in 2018 to include detailed IT and business process research on 11 core sectors, powered by extensive buyer research with Global 2000 firms. The transformation and challenges posed by digital disruption and changing competitive...

Points of View

Industry Impact - The Utility Operations Value Chain

HfS is expanding its industry coverage in 2018 to include detailed IT and business process research on 11 core sectors, powered by extensive buyer research with Global 2000 firms. The transformation and challenges posed by digital disruption and changing competitive...

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Why the Telecom Industry Has Prioritized AI Over RPA

In this report, we spotlight the results of interviews with 80 telecommunications industry leaders and drill down into the specific needs and requirements of the telecommunications sector to gain critical insights into how this industry is embracing and leveraging intelligent...

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