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Designing Simplicity

Designing simplicity can be harder than it looks. In the past few decades, the design of everything from alarm clocks to automobiles has gone through a long and gradual process of “feature creep” fueled by marketers’ dual desire both to justify a higher price and to promote this year’s model as “new and improved.” In fact, many executives I speak to seem to equate innovation with added features. more

India in 2020 : Enablers and Blockers of Digital India

Speaker: RS Sharma, Secretary, Ministry of Communications and IT
Chair: BVR Mohan Reddy, Chairman, Cyient & Vice Chairman NASSCOM
India in 2020: Enablers and Blockers of Digital India more

The winning mantra of ‘The young and restless’

Panel members:
Amar Goel, CEO, Komli
Deep Kalra, CEO, Makemytrip
Kunal Bahl, CEO, Snap Deal

The young achievers, in conversation with Shireen Bhan, Managing Editor, CNBC TV 18
The Winning Mantra of the young and the restless more

Leadership for Disruptive Innovation: How to be the catalyst for organizational innovation

Moderator:
Salil Parekh, Member of the Group Management Board and CEO, Application Services One, Capgemini
Speakers:

  • Rajiv Bajaj, MD, Bajaj Auto
  • Pravin Rao, Chief Operating Officer, Infosys
  • Aditya Ghosh, President and Executive Director, Interglobe Aviation Ltd.

Leadership for Disruptive Innovation more

Japan Rising

With an India panel member seated right in the middle of four Japanese panelists, the session was a perfect representation of Japan’s and India’s harmony and keenness to blend. His words ‘Think of Japan – think Quality. Think of Quality – Think Japan’ reverberated across the hall pack of boardroom audience and met nodding affirmations. But there was more that stood out. First up, the session struck a chord with one and all when the moderator Shegeaki Namiki from Accenture India Pvt. Ltd made each speaker break ice with the audience by sharing their firsthand experiences of working across India and Japan.japan_rising more

Digital Enablers – Stepping stones to a Digital Future

Mr Bharat Desai, Chairman and Co-Founder, Syntel also the session chair, initiated the proceedings and made the following opening remarks. Rather compelling.
- Digital economy, if it be termed that, is by far the fastest growing economy today. This has not only to be sustained, but grown many times over at a very high pace. For it to proliferate, several stakeholders need to come together, who can passionately embrace digital economy and commerce. It of course, cannot happen in a jiffy. Enterprises have to be cognizant of the fact that investments will have to come through in multiple areas (to bolster the eco- system):digital_enablers more