Tag Archives: Indian innovation

That Feeling of Believing

  For the past couple of years, Arun Maira has been an observer, participant, advisor and even patron, I suppose, of the Design Public process. At our last event at the National Museum in New Delhi, his comments seemed to … Continue reading

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Leveraging Culture to Build Sustainable Businesses

Throughout its history, India has been the recipient of a wide variety of outside forces that have sought to transform and improve its culture in all manner of different ways, now more than ever. Its radical economic transformation since achieving … Continue reading

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Redefining Frugal Innovation

This morning, I read an Economist article on innovation in emerging economies that began by talking about the Tata Nano and frugal innovation. If you’re like me, you’re probably groaning at the thought of yet another piece that cites the … Continue reading

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Rethinking the Fundamentals of ‘Inclusive’ Innovation

Many recent conversations, exploring the relationship between Trust, Participation, and Innovation in light of our upcoming Design Public conclave, have been emphasizing the need to build an inclusive culture of innovation. “Inclusion” has become the new buzz word as India … Continue reading

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Aditya interviews Sam Pitroda

Yesterday, CKS’ CEO and Founder, Dr. Aditya Dev Sood, interviewed Mr. Sam Pitroda, Advisor to the Prime Minister on Public Information Infrastructure & Innovations and Chairman of the National Innovation Council (NInC). Mr. Pitroda is also Founder and CEO of … Continue reading

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