Reema Gupta: Thank you, Dr Tharoor, for a very enlightening and inspiring session. Let me start with a connected question. How does Indian society’s focus on meritocracy affect innovation? From your experience at the United Nations, would you say there is a positive relationship between acceptance of failure and innovation?
Shashi Tharoor: Actually, our system does not privilege innovation. We privilege a lot …Read More »
Reema Gupta: Let us begin the conversation with NIIT’s journey over the last four decades. Could you please tell us about its beginnings?
Rajendra Pawar: In 1981, we formed NIIT with a simple mission of bringing people and computers together. That was the need of the moment. We created two divisions. One of our ventures was in the education sector, imparting computer …Read More »
Reema Gupta: There is a lot of buzz around the Internet of Things (IoT). IDC (International Data Corporation) predicts that IoT market is going to reach $1.27 trillion with about 28 billion devices by 2020. Please tell us something about Ericsson’s vision of this Networked Society and how does it add to the well-being of the society?
Hans Vestberg: As part …Read More »
Reema Gupta: Welcome to the ISB, Neeraj and it is a pleasure to have this opportunity to chat with you.
Neeraj Arora: Thank you for having me here.
I wanted to talk to you a little bit about technology disruption and how innovation happens and the role strategy plays in making a product go from an innovation, or from an idea, to …Read More »
This article provides insight into the Identity Initiative, a unique collaboration between academic scholars, industry leaders and government officials interested in studying the impact of Unique Identification (UID) in the coming decade.
In September 2010, Indian government embarked on an ambitious project to provide a biometric-based unique digital identity, Aadhaar, to each of its 1.2 billion citizens. This UID (Unique Identification) …Read More »