Story of Coffee: Devil’s drink to birth of insurance

Sipping a hot cup of coffee is a  divine experience for many.  However, you might be startled to know when coffee was introduced it was faced with severe resistance and many campaigns taken up to block the growth of coffee as beverage. So, how did the coffee aficionados break the

Fare Evasion to Community Benefit: Transport Ombudsman’s data magic

In Australia, Public Transport of Victoria’s (PTV) data on fare evaders showed an interesting trend. They found a particular tram and train route in Melbourne  having high rate of offenders and interestingly even higher rate of fare evasions disputed with Transport Ombudsman. Further analysis of data revealed that,young people faced

Painting to Kirigami: Arts an underappreciated innovation source

Inspiration is everywhere and everything -Throughout the history, great minds have applied  this philosophy to come up with highly impactful innovations. Amongst the multiple sources, one source of inspiration which gets less attention is that of ‘arts’. Arts has played a key role and continues to play a key role

WeChat: Culture eats strategy for breakfast

WeChat is a Chinese multi-purpose messaging, social media and mobile payment app developed by Tencent. It was first released in 2011, and by 2018 it was one of the world’s largest standalone mobile apps by monthly active users with over 1 billion. WeChat is not just a messaging app but

Fan Equity – Not only a fan but also an Owner

When a private limited company needs more money for its growth and expansion plans, it goes to public to raise the capital. Thus, it becomes a publicly-owned company. People who buy company’s shares bear the highest risk but they also enjoy the collective ownership of the company which is transferable.

Medici family: Inspiration to HR Managers

The Medici family, also known as the House of Medici, is said to be one of the most inflinfluential group in the Renaissance era. They first attained wealth and political power in Florence in the 13th century through its success in commerce and banking. The Medici’s had the vision and

Formula E Power boost by fans

Formula E, which promotes care racing in electric cars has empowered its fans to actively involve in races through ‘Fanboost‘. Fanboost is a concept where their favorite drivers based on fans votes can get a power boost during the race. There is a power accelerator device that gets activated during

Myanmar’s Design Thinking Center for economic empowerment

Leading global organizations are all investing heavily to embed Design Thinking as part of their core execution strategy.  Myanmar which is getting back to democracy after 50 years of military rule realizes that it has lot of work to do to build a strong economy and create a situation where

Nature vs Nurture : Does theory of Tabula Rasa hold good ?

Every ambitious person wants to achieve something in the world and make their mark.However does everyone possess the required talent to achieve their goals? This question has always been a subject of interest to philosophers over generations and leads us to the interesting debate about, ‘Nature vs. Nurture’. For example

Danish way to Healthcare innovation

Denmark consistently ranks in the Top 10 list of  countries with most happy people and their Healthcare system is one integral part in making that happen. Denmark has been a leader in Healthcare innovation and the results they have achieved is a proof to their success. Key Results Among the