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From Products to Solutions

When we think about innovation in emerging economies, one paradigm shift that we are beginning to see is a move from companies showing up and wanting to sell their products, to companies rolling up their sleeves and starting to think … Continue reading

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The Conversation on Design Innovation in India

The host of design and innovation conferences in India over the past couple of years clearly indicates the increasing recognition from a variety of different individuals, institutions and governing bodies that design-led innovation is the key to many of our … Continue reading

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Throw out the Carrot and the Stick – a simple Nudge will suffice

Christian Bason of MindLab, Denmark, recently wrote about a new method of bringing about desired behavior change in social development programs, using the principles of ‘nudge’ and combining them with design. The Nudge principle was articulated by professors Richard Thaler … Continue reading

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The Future of the Mobile Lies in the Developing World

This excellent article by Erica Kochi, the co-lead of Tech Innovation at UNICEF, talks about creative uses of mobile phones in emerging economies like India, China and various countries in Africa, as well as the future of the mobile market … Continue reading

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