Online marketplace for better catchment management

We all know that online platforms and marketplace has changed the way we live today. With the likes of Amazon’s, Airbnb’s and Uber, the digital marketplace is a new efficient way to disrupt the status quo and create a vibrant marketplace for innovation. But can this marketplace be leveraged to

Business inspired from cross domain ideas: Skincare to space water detection

Throughout history, there are several cases of innovations inspired from cross-industry and cross-domain ideas. Three such interesting stories, Caudalie is a leading French skincare brand owned by a couple, Mathilde and Bertrand Thomas. The Mathilde family which owned vineyards got their idea for grapeseeds inspired skincare products when they had

Swarm intelligence to solve business problems

Everyday businesses are flooded with the need to make all sorts of decisions – strategic, operational and tactical .Many of these decisions are taken by business managers or leaders who may or may not always follow a popular view for that particular decision. Have you ever looked into how  nature

Citizen Utility Boards inspired by university model

In several countries today, utilities (electricity, gas,water, telco) are still government controlled or either managed as a  monopoly or duopoly. Customers in such cases are always at the receiving end as they don’t have any forums to present their views. Most of the customer forums set up by government are

Collaborating to better manage critical assets

From 2011 to 2016 international water research organisations, Australian water utilities and three Australian universities came together to undertake fundamental research in how critical water pipes fail and the conditions leading to failure. It was a interesting project to address problems which mattered to many, managing critical assets in this

Sharing and Collaboration Economy : You just can’t ignore!

Sharing economy and collaborative consumption is all pervasive across countries and across industries.While there has been lot written and spoken about the big innovations stories like Uber, Airbnb there are lot more interesting patterns which could help us to improve our Resonvate thinking. Few interesting patterns on how the sharing

More for the Less:M-Kopa and Indian Soccer League

Innovations has different dimensions; one such dimension is using the more to address the less. In this approach,resources/ solutions which are in abundance are used as a lever to find solutions for the areas where there is a huge shortage. Two such recent examples are M-Kopa and the Indian Soccer