Monthly Archives: December 2014

!!! WELCOME 2015 !!!

Another December season envelops a year gone by, and I bid adieu to 2014, in hope of some great times ahead at CKS. Earlier this week at Christmas, Secret Santas unknowingly chose their santees, when everyone was invited to choose from a glass bowl filled with … Continue reading

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Defining a Prototyping Mindset

For the last two weeks the students at the Adianta School for Leadership and Innovation, have been participants in the Hard Prototyping workshop sessions led by Akshat Raghava, independent designer and co-founder of the Indian Design Company. The students made … Continue reading

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Scaling Up Health Innovations

Last week, the PIT team began clustering and filtering their ideas and concepts around possible solutions to problem of establishing patient identity in MCH in Bihar. The initial phase of ideation and conceptualization resulted in an ideas bank that consisted … Continue reading

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Executing the Idea

My first week at CKS started with a bang.  On the second day itself we were armed with pens, markers, and concept cards to pen down ideas and discuss and debate. The team is now at a crucial stage where … Continue reading

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Adianta sessions: Aditya Kedia on user interface technology and research

The Adianta School of Leadership and Innovation welcomes Aditya Kedia – who has honed his expertise as an Interface Designer, User Researcher and Design Strategist in the past. He is presently a Research Assistant at the Polytechnic University School of … Continue reading

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It Isn’t Concepting, It’s Conceptualization.

The PIT – or Patient Identity Tokens – Team discussed and dissected the approach/es it needs to employ going forward. The week has begun with a flurry of activity – we have crisp, glossy, new concept cards; we are using … Continue reading

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CKS at the Alliance for Integrity Dialogue: Corruption Prevention in India

Extending efforts to foster an ethical business environment in an Indian context Alliance for Integrity - a business driven multi-stakeholder promoting integrity among companies – facilitated a panel discussion on panel “Corruption Prevention in India – The way forward: Suggestions by the Alliance for Integrity”  .This session was moderated … Continue reading

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Adianta sessions: Diana Jue on social-impact technology

The Adianta School extends its heartiest welcome to – Diana Jue who is a co founder at Essmart: developing technologies for the underprivileged in the rural areas such as — affordable solar lanterns, nonelectric water filters and other life improving technologies. She is here to share insights on tackling challenges … Continue reading

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