Accenture Thought Leadership Archive

Accenture Thought Leadership – Key Impressions of Day 3

Tweet This is my concluding blog for the 19th NASSCOM India Leadership Forum. For me, the central message from the proceedings across three days is: IT and BPO firms will need to build strong domain expertise and

Accenture Thought Leadership – Key Impressions of Day 2

My day began with a very insightful lecture by Louis Chenevert, Chairman and CEO, UTC. He provided a very good overview on how his company blends innovation with a strong value framework across its units and supply chain to deliver value to its customers. He startled me when he mentioned that they spend around US$ 3 billion on R&D. Wow! This number exceeds individual budgets of many municipal corporations across India. more

Accenture Thought Leadership – Key Impressions of Day 1

I am at the 19th NASSCOM India Leadership Forum. My day started early with a CEO-breakfast led by Michael Rogers, Futurist-in-Residence with the New York Times. I liked his characterization of this decade as the “Teens”, i.e. lots of growth, maturation but also growing pains. My day ended listening to some wonderful chess metaphors coined by Grandmaster Vishwanathan Anand’s, which I found were so relevant for life as well as business. more