Tag Archives: Center for Knowledge Societies

Labour Progression Tool : moving a step ahead towards saving lives

There is nothing better if a tool can help in saving lives, Labour Progression Tool or Partograph is referred to record data for managing labour thereby saving lives. Existing tool is paper based requires to be modified or redesign to … Continue reading

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Public Presentations from each Innovation Breakout

The Breakout session discussions at the Health Public conclave eventually filtered into constructive results as innovative conceptualizing sessions rolled out in form of presentations based off six major key challenges recognized. With valuable inputs from our imminent panelists, thought-driven initiatives on innovation … Continue reading

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Every minute is precious! (IWG 5 – Strengthening Service Delivery Infrastructure)

The Bihar Innovation Lab is an attempt at bridging the gradually increasing gaps in public healthcare. A joint alliance anchored by the State Government of Bihar, Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation and the Center for Knowledge Societies. This collaboration has fruitfully … Continue reading

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The mysterious child mortality puzzle among Muslims

A Religious/Communal reason for urban issues is always one that sparks off some form of conflict. More often then not it takes a bit of a violent turn. However, it is important that people pay genuine attention to the statistics … Continue reading

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Towards a Civic Innovation Lab : an Outbrief from Design Public 5

A collection of panel discussions, keynote addresses, expert interviews, and contributed essays exploring the potential of open, mobile and social technologies in ensuring participatory, accountable, and effective governance. Drawing from the rich conversations at Design Public 5, open data solutions, … Continue reading

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Designing for Adoption and Scale

    Last week, on the 7th and 8th of May, 2014, Ekta Ohri and I went to the Grameen Foundation’s Designing for Adoption and Scale conference. Hosted at The Leela in Mumbai, representatives from organisations in the finance for … Continue reading

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Meet the Speakers for Pecha Kucha Night #26 on ‘Democracy 2.0’

If it is true that the quality and character of our institutions is determined by the way in which we communicate. If it is true that we are communicating in dramatically new ways and if it is true that there … Continue reading

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Where do they think I come from?

There are those times when I find myself wondering where the lot of people at CKS think I come from. Some crazy, insane, wild, only seen in movies world of S**, Drugs and Rock n’ Roll. Or then from the … Continue reading

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Case Studies of Systematic Innovation

While talk of innovation in India seems to focus largely on Jugaad and Frugal Innovation, those examples don’t give you the complete story. Systematic, routinized innovation can also be found in India, even though examples of these can be hard … Continue reading

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Tracing ColourNext 2013

ColourNext is a colour trend forecasting initiative for Indian interiors, conducted by Asian Paints in collaboration with CKS. The object of ColourNext is to study and truly understand evolving aesthetic moods in India based on in-depth research into visual and … Continue reading

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