Experience, Innovation

Is Apple losing it’s IQ?

Yesterday’s Apple event was not much awaited (let us be honest about it, at least I was not) and what apple fans are looking for is the 10th anniversary of iPhone next year. However, as with each year, we did look forward to seeing if there are any pathbreaking innovations coming out this year. The two major features which were…

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Entrepreneurship, Innovation, Innovation Series

Disruptive Innovation

There is a little bit of Innovation in our lives each day. We consciously strive to do something new in whatever we do. Disruptive Innovation is something we do unknowingly or many a times, we re-invent the innovation to make it easier considering the circumstances. For instance, Telephone is an innovation and Mobile phone is disruptive innovation. Car is an…

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Innovation, Innovation Series

How to Innovate (Cont.)

One of the big factor for Innovation is finding your Inspiration. Inspiration comes from anything & everything around us and it becomes very important to pay attention. Once we have the ability to see what inspires us, solutions come from unexpected corners. The inspiration for Dr. V to create a process oriented eye care centre came from watching how McDonald’s…

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Innovation, Innovation Series

How to Innovate

Innovation is the buzz word. Every organization and every person on this planet is innovating right now, the very moment. Today morning as I was stationary at a traffic signal, a lady was walking with a comic book with the characters in the book moving. Correct. You read it right. When you open the book, the character printed on the…

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Innovation, Startup, Strategy

Invention Vs Innovation

Invention can happen with a single person, but it takes a long time and lot of efforts for that to become an Innovation. Charles Babbage was the first person who invented the programmable computer in the earlier 19th Century. The following years and decades transformed the whole meaning and design of the Computer. What we are dealing with today is…

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Innovation, Project Management

Innovation Perspectives

On the 9th and 10th September, PMI Bangalore Chapter organized their Annual PMPC (Project Management Professionals Conference) at NIMHANS Convention Center, Bangalore. I got an opportunity to be invited to the conference at the last minute. Could not attend on both days but squeezed in as much as possible to be there on Day 1. The key theme around the…

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Innovation, Innovation Series

Innovation Series #7: Innovation Gap – Part 2

I wrote about how the “Auto-Rickshaw” saw stagnant innovation in the last two decades of playing active role in commuting across the country. In this post, I will be short and sweet on my observations in mobile space.  I am fortunate to be part of HeadStart, a not-for-profit organization working towards building entrepreneurial eco-system in India. We have been active…

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BoP, Entrepreneurship, Innovation, Innovation Series

Innovation Series #2

Well Well, the week has been pretty hectic for me. In this issue I have few interesting links to share with you and before that, let me share you interesting information on 1.6 Lakh ($3500) Tractor which is making rounds in news. Bhanjibhai Mathukiya, a small time innovator from Junagadh, has created a mini tractor of 10 HP (Horse Power),…

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Creativity, Entrepreneurship, Innovation

Power of Idea

This is one of the most sort of terminologies we hear. All of us have ideas – ideas in our daily life, work, home etc. Then what is “Power of an Idea?” When you read an interview of any successful businessman or when you talk to people who run companies (entrepreneurs), one thing which you commonly hear is the power…

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