#nilf Archive

NASSCOM India Leadership Forum 2015 and its journey…

Many a times, firms ask themselves: Are we creative? Have we cracked the next most trend-setting product or service? Are we the world’s most innovative company? Is it time to disrupt already?
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Do people prefer *any* accent?

If you are British – like me – then you know a few things about regional accents. Stereotypes about people, and who they are, exist based on where you are from in UK itself, let alone outside the country. more

Dr. Michael L. Tushman

This year again, participants will have a special treat served from the Harvard Business School – Professor Michael Tushman. For me it is a double privilege after playing host to Prof David Garvin last year.  I am sure we are in for a double treat ! more

Vignettes of NILF 2010

As I look back on the just concluded NILF 2010, some memories stand out more clearly than others, having made a distinct impression on me. Like being in the wash room and seeing Som Mittal come in, haggard, shoulders stooped, looking tired to the bone. After the usual visit to the urinals, he approached the sinks, washed his hands, whipped off his glasses and washed his face vigorously. The he wiped his face, placed his glasses back on, squared his shoulders and held his head up. He then walked out the door jauntily, refreshed and energized, seemingly ready for anything. Love his spirit, and that of the NASSCOM team… more

NILF: Pioneering the use of ICTs and the social media

The NILF, such an integral part of the IT industry’s calendar for the opportunities and trends that it serves to highlight, has also quietly shown the way in the use of ICTs for such events. It began innocuously enough with text message updates, followed by online registrations and print outs of badges at the venue. This was augmented in later years by the official blog which kept people abreast of the goings on at the NILF and gave them a window into the kind of event it is. more

Mumbai Tweetup: A High Energy Experience

Great tweetup in Mumbai. What an enthusiastic group. #NILF on Twitpic more