GMI RESEARCH journey is a roller-coaster ride… one day it is productive and unwrinkled, and the next, it feels like your growth has been impeded, with everything derailing and you are falling. But there are few businesses that never go through this turmoil.
So what support these successful business leaders to drive development year after year? What do they do uniquely? The progressing force is not as complex as you would imagine. The key ingredient is a business coach or consultant, an impulse guiding the beliefs and actions, creating a difference by making the business great.
A market research & consulting firm specialized in tackling the most pressing strategic and business challenges; GMI Research is a trailblazer in the domain of business consulting.
It specializes in supporting companies to make better business decisions with fact-based insights, intelligence, and data. The team partners with business leaders and assure them to achieve success by beating the competition. GMI Research’s leadership team with extensive experience in research and consulting together with the research and domain expertise creates a strong value proposition to create solutions and add significant value to a long-lasting relationship.
GMI Research has a very comprehensive and diverse product portfolio; here, products can be bucketed under four headings; Market Intelligence, Competitive Intelligence, Business Consulting, and Data Analytics. The company’s products and services are offered across Electronics & Semiconductors, ICT, Energy & Power, Healthcare, Automotive, Food & Beverages, Transportation & Logistics, Industrial and Chemical industries.
THE GUIDING FORCE
GMI Research is growing under the hegemony of Mohammad Shahid, the Vice President of the company. He is a seasoned leadership coach and strategic advisor. He has been instrumental in GMI’s growth since inception and managing the overall operations and sales of GMI Research and, responsible for the company’s top line. Mohammad Shahid is committed to strengthening the company’s products & services continuously and enhancing its competitive position in the market.
THE INFANCY STAGE
GMI Research started its journey in September 2015 with three people. In a span of only four years, the company’s headcount increased to more than 50 employees working across multiple locations. In 2015, it initially started providing product & services to the ICT industry, and now they have increased their product portfolio canopy and provide their services across 12 industries. The company was born with a philosophy of delivering accurate data and insights to clients, which helps them to address their most pressing strategic and business challenges.
Most of the research companies focus mostly on syndicate research, which is like vanilla flavour, but diverse client’s research requirements may not be met with syndicate reports. GMI Research understands the client’s diverse needs and tailors its products & services to provide a solution which exactly addresses their pain point areas.
CURRENT SCENARIO AND RECENT HAPPENINGS
2019 is not a fortunate year for the business community as the world saw the US and China confrontation on trade tariffs resulted in trade war coupled with the uncertainty created by Brexit; the slowdown in India and China has impacted business worldwide, including us. We hope that in 2020 market conditions will improve.
MAJOR CONTRIBUTING FACTORS BEHIND THE COMPANY’S SUCCESS
In the research and consulting industry, employees are the biggest assets; GMI Research has a very qualified and hardworking team always ready to solve the client’s most pressing business problems. Here, the hiring and training processes are very rigorous. Only the best candidates can make into the organization and rigorous training equips them with tools to solve the client’s toughest business challenges.
CREATIVITY AND INNOVATION IN THE WORKSPACE
GMI Research management team is a big proponent of the Kaizen model, and the management team encourages every employee irrespective of their designation and role to come forward and share their suggestions on activities related to day to day work and on other areas. Changes can come from any employee anytime and the changes can involve quality control, timely delivery, standardized work, and the reduction of the non-productive task.
Further, Mohammad Shahid adds, “Teamwork is core to GMI Research, and we do regular team meetings involving discussions about improvements, changes, and projects. Employees are recognized and rewarded for their contribution from time to time.”
BUILDING LONG TERM CUSTOMER RELATIONSHIPS
GMI Research’s clients are among the fortune 500 companies. The only things which help them to bring these big companies onboard are their broad products & services portfolio coupled with quality and timely delivery.
“We focus on these factors and will continue to emphasize these factors in years to come. As the market is dynamic and changes are happening very fast which are posing new challenges for our client. GMI research will continue to develop new products to help our clients to address new challenges,” asserts Mohammad Shahid.
JEWELS IN THE CROWN
In 2018, GMI Research was recognized among the elite group of top 20 Consultant of the Year by SiliconIndia Magazine. Some of the client’s Feedback below:
- “Great work GMI Research. Greatly appreciate the effort by the GMI team to hit the deadlines on this.” – Director (One of the Largest Software Company)
- “GMI Research supplied us with competitive intelligence insights which were very difficult to get. The insights helped us to make an informed decision for one of our clients.” – Engagement Manager (Management Consulting Firm)
- “Amazing experience I had with GMI Research. My project had a tight timeline, GMI Research
team delivered the report that met and exceeded my expectations on quality.” – VP Business Development (A leading Medical Device Company)
GMI Research grew at a significant growth rate in the past couple of years and it expects the same trend to continue in the coming years. The research & consulting industry will also see some upward trend in the coming years as more and more companies are relying on insights/data to make business decisions.