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Monthly Archives: June 2012
via @atlanticcities A new report from the McKinsey Global Institute, Urban world: Cities and the rise of the consuming class, finds that the 600 cities making the largest contribution to a higher global GDPâ€”the City 600â€”will generate nearly 65 percent … Continue reading
The eighth Aspen Ideas Festival is currently underway in Colorado, bringing together some of the most prominent and influential social, political, economic and technological players in the U.S. and the world. Amongst the many wide-ranging topics that are being addressed … Continue reading
Higher education in India is notorious for its lacks, in terms of both inaccessibility for a large majority of the country’s youth as well as for its deficits in quality. The National Knowledge Commission and the Planning Commission therefore proposed … Continue reading
Watch this brief summary of the second panel discussion at Design Public III in New Delhi. The discussion focused on the relationship between participation, collaboration and innovation, during which panelists talked about the role of technology in garnering participation from … Continue reading
Last week I attended the 2nd Innovation Conclave organized by CII in New Delhi, the prime agenda of which was to focus on the role of innovation for â€œcreating the path to sustained business growth.â€ Considering that more and more … Continue reading
In an article on Governance Innovations based in the adoption of digital technologies, McKinsey Quarterly chose to focus on innovations in India and Estonia. In India, they focused on the UIDAI scheme, proposed by Infosys co-founder Nandan Nilekani, and asked … Continue reading