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Dun & Bradstreet - Oriental Bank of Commerce SME Cluster Series 2014 : Hyderabad


Objective of the Report

The objective of “D&B - British Airways SME Cluster Series 2014: Hyderabad” is to develop a one point reference document, which will highlight the operational aspects, trends, challenges and benefits of operating in the Hyderabad cluster. The report aims to provide insights that will facilitate enterprises to take informed decisions.


  1. Desk Research
    A detailed review of relevant literature for the Hyderabad cluster was conducted at this stage.

  2. Questionnaire Development
    An in-depth desk research was conducted to develop a comprehensive questionnaire for the purpose of primary survey with the objective to capture and analyse the trends and challenges of companies operating in the IT-ITeS and Pharmaceutical sectors in the Hyderabad cluster.

  3. Survey
    For the purpose of the survey, the companies were selected from internal D&B database and other authentic sources such as cluster and/or sectoral associations.

  4. Eligibility criteria
    - Companies with a total income of less than ` 1,000 mn as on FY13 in the IT-ITeS and Pharmaceutical sectors were selected for the purpose of the survey.
    - Companies involved in exclusive trading activities were excluded.

  5. Collation of Information
    The data and information was collated from both, primary and secondary sources such as through survey and authentic information as available in the public domain.

  6. Analysis of data and information
    The information collected was scrutinised and analysed to explore the cluster dynamics. In case of multiple choice questions, given that each respondent was asked to cite multiple priorities, the sum of percentage of responses will be greater than 100%.

  7. Report Writing
    The outcome of the project including the key analysis and results were written in the form of the current report.