Based on the research of Deepa Mani, Rajib Saha, and Aditya K.S.
Digitisation of research and development can generate significant returns for firms, argue ISB Professor Deepa Mani and colleagues, based on an empirical study of technology spill-overs from the IT industry across an array of other industries. Technology laggards risk being left behind as industry boundaries are redefined.
Digitisation today holds …Read More »
Professor Deepa Mani comments on India’s race for innovation with China and urges managers to make technology their friend.
We have moved in the past decade from a rather simple understanding of IT to a nuanced evolution of a networked economy. How do you see this transformation from your vantage point at SRITNE?
Deepa Mani: Over the past decade, there have been two …Read More »
The emergence of start-up activity in the ICT sector has shown an exponential increase after 2010. The trends that stand out explain the emergence of ICT start-ups and the regional concentration of start-ups in this sector. In this article, the authors trace the evolution of ICT start-ups and provide some insights on the sectoral and geographical patterns in the industry, …Read More »
The authors, in this study, use a network perspective to analyse technology spillovers from the Information and communication technology (ICT) industry and their impact on modern R&D. They specifically, use patent data from the NBER Patent Database to construct a network of inter-sectoral technology flows.
In his letter to shareholders in 20131, General Electric (GE) CEO Jeffrey R Immelt remarked, …Read More »
This case study encapsulates the remarkable journey of Reliance Energy, which began after the takeover of Bombay Suburban Electric Supply Ltd (BSES) in 2003 by Reliance Industries Limited. The realisation of the importance of technology led to technology-enabled business transformation initiatives within Reliance Energy, which helped it to move a step ahead of its competitors and created important growth opportunities …Read More »
How can firms make the transition from being low-cost service providers to becoming innovators and key drivers of value in firms’ value chains? What is the innovation dimension of Indian firms and entrepreneurship? How can technology transform the urban landscape of India? In this video, Professor Deepa Mani highlights her research and the significance of answering these questions.
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The authors look at India’s progress in technological innovation by analysing patent data, and find that in India, unlike China, foreign entities outstrip domestic players in patents granted. The authors argue that in order for India and other emerging economies to compete effectively in the global patent landscape and become powerful knowledge economies, they must reassess their policies, institutions and …Read More »
Deepa Mani, Assistant Professor and Joint Executive Director, and Shankadeep Banerjee, Research Associate at ISB’s Srini Raju Centre for IT and the Networked Economy (SRITNE) have developed a Smart Cities Maturity Model (SCMM) that will help Indian cities to assess where they currently are on their journey to being smart cities and decide how they want to align their strategic …Read More »