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Design Research: Creating Collaborative Experiences

The scale of ‘Under 5 Mortality’ (U5M) in Bihar is huge:  58 deaths for every 1000 live births, nearly 45 percent of all under five children are underweight and 49 percent of them are stunted. The disturbing figures of U5M … Continue reading

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Young minds at the ColourNext 2015 Creative Studio Workshop

Asian Paints in collaboration with CKS Consulting organized a Creative Studio Workshop at their Delhi office. It was an attempt to engage in fruitful collaborations, discern lifestyle trends and discuss possible outcomes as part of the ColourNEXT 2015 forecasting. ColourNEXT is an Asian … Continue reading

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How Can We be More Efficient? Let’s Ask Ants

If you’ve ever worked in an office, I’m sure you’ve experienced moments of extreme frustration with the number of meetings you have to attend, and the fact that they make you feel less productive rather than more. You’ve probably also … Continue reading

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AIESEC Partners with the Adianta School for Leadership and Innovation

The Adianta School for Leadership and Innovation is pleased to announce a new partnership with AIESEC, an international non-profit organization that provides students with leadership training and internship opportunities. Faculty from Adianta SLI will join and promote AIESEC’s National Leadership … Continue reading

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Classroom Design for Creativity – A Lesson from Google

Ever since I started working here at CKS and began writing about design, innovation, creativity and so on, I’ve often read and written about the physical design of spaces and how they influence creativity. You can find many an article … Continue reading

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Joi Ito: The Internet, Innovation and Learning

via @joi On this cold Monday morning in Delhi, I came across an inspiring piece of writing by Joi Ito where he talks about the internet not just as a technology, but as a “belief system, a philosophy.” Ito writes … Continue reading

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Collaboration for Education: the WISE 2012 Summit

As you’re probably aware, we’ve been grappling over the past couple of months with the idea of collaboration and its relationship to innovation, the basic premise being that a cross-sectoral collaborative approach is one of the crucial ingredients for systemic … Continue reading

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The Idea of Innovation

By Mala Subramanian To my mind innovation is about plugging gaps in any part the value chain that translates ideas to action on the ground. More often than not, certainly in India, the gap is in diligent execution and project … Continue reading

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A Conversation on Innovation with Pankaj Jhunja from Tata Motors Limited

Yesterday, I spoke with Pankaj Jhunja, the General Manager of Design for Tata Motors, about his thoughts on the state of innovation in India. Pankaj has had the opportunity to work in a diversity of businesses each with different responsibilities … Continue reading

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Let a Thousand Wisdoms Bloom

By Anjali Monteiro The need for dialogue and collaborative work across disciplines, sectors and institutions is well recognized. Breaching silos and transgressing knowledge boundaries in order to generate innovative solutions are the flavour of the moment. In all this buzz … Continue reading

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