Monthly Archives: October 2011

Design!publiC Panel Discussion 4: The Theory and Practice of Innovation

15:06 M.P. Ranjan talks about how good design or good innovation is not necessarily about money – it is a matter of thinking about solutions, with passion, empathy, responsibility and commitment. Gives an example of good design in the Daily … Continue reading

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Design!publiC 2: An Overview of the Morning Sessions

The second Design Public Conclave is now nearly half over, and we’ve now paused for lunch after a truly inspiring and thought-provoking morning. Several interesting thoughts and unexpected ideas emerged from the three panel discussions, generating animated conversation and almost … Continue reading

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Design!publiC Panel Discussion 3: The Challenge of Start-up Innovation

12:59 Participant: In India, all over, there are so many entrepreneurs. What is interesting is that in India, at forums like this, you don’t see these kinds of entrepreneurs asking for money. Rather, you see startups asking for money. 12:55 … Continue reading

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Design!publiC Panel Discussion 2: Is Innovation in Public and Social Sectors Possible?

12:03 Harsh: Theoretically, there is an independent advisory body to the government called the Planning Commission. But once we’ve heard everyone, and money is given, there is still the question of how that money is being spent. 12:01 Sneha: What … Continue reading

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Design!publiC Panel Discussion 1: Innovation and the Indian Corporation

11:02 Samar ends with a last word about the “hot new” mousetrap in Bangalore – simply a sticky pad. No bad Karma involved. 11:00 Harish Bijoor answers saying that Indian corporations are not innovative or risk-taking, but Indian society is.

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Design!publiC II Officially Begins!

The much anticipated second edition of the Design Public Conclave is finally underway! Aditya Dev Sood, founder and CEO of the Center for Knowledge Societies (CKS), opened with a word of welcome. He welcome all participants to the event. He spoke … Continue reading

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Live-Blogging the Conclave

  We’ll be live-blogging Design Public all day, with continuous refreshes to posts and new posts with every new panel. You can also look for our Twitter hashtag #designpublic as well as images which will go live on Flickr. Stay … Continue reading

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Map to the Design!publiC Event

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Design!publiC 2 at NGMA, Bangalore on October 14!

We hope you’re looking forward to the Design Public Conclave as much as we are. This note is to provide some orientation and preparation for the intense day we will spend together, as well as some background reading that might … Continue reading

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Draft Conclave Agenda: October 14th, 2011

9.00 Word of Welcome Mutual Introductions 10.00 Innovation and the Indian Corporation Samar Halankar, Hindustan Times (moderator) Arun Pande, mKrishi, TCS Innovation Labs Krishnan Narayanan, Infosys Mahesh Murthy, Pinstorm Harish Bijoor, HB Consults Ekta Ohri, Center for Knowledge Societies (respondent) … Continue reading

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