Design thinking in US Army

Design thinking is the new buzz word going around industries.Simply described it is a problem solving or innovation approach to design solutions or products integrating the principles of human centered design to conventional methods. US Army has taken up the concepts of design thinking and integrate into your core operations

M-Changa : Mobile innovation for social commerce

Africa has always been in forefront when it comes to innovating using mobile services.M-Pesa, the mobile money transfer service started launched few years ago was a such great success story that several innovations have been built levering M-Pesa platform. One such interesting service is M-Changa which uses the mobile technologies

Customer Delight in Digital Age

Digital is the new norm for any business.Innovation fueled by digital solutions has disrupted several industries and continues to redefine the way customer is engaged is world dominated by smart devices. Banks are always in the forefront of digital innovations and are stepping up to offer services to delight the

Non Damage Business Interruption:Reinsurance Innovation

Reinsurance is the business of insuring the insurance companies.These companies generally are in the forefront of understanding the global economic changes and have a great understanding of the risks. The leaders in the industry are the likes of Munich Re, Swiss Re and Zurich. Reinsurance companies for years have focused

Sports Simulations: Big data lessons for corporates

The field of sports always has fascinating things to offer – not just on the field but also off the field. There are several sports innovations today which can provide the corporates with several good practices. One such innovation that can be taken from the sports field to the board

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

Disruption in People Practices

Disruption in business models is now all pervasive an no is immune to it.Is it time for disruption in the people practices as well ? May be yes going by some interesting people practices adopted by leading organisations. ‘Pay to Quit’ policy of Amazon  Amazon Chief, Jeff Bezos earlier in

Fosbury Flop:Changing the rules of the game

Richard Douglas “Dick” Fosbury (born March 6, 1947) is one of the most influential athletes in the history of track and field. He revolutionized the high jump event, inventing a unique “back-first” technique, now known as the Fosbury Flop, adopted by almost all high jumpers today. His method was to

Parcelpoint:Innovation in online retail delivery

Parcelpoint is a start up in Australia which has disrupted the online shopping delivery market.Parcelpoint has built a network of about 1100 convenience stores in every Australian capital to act as delivery points for online purchases . Parcelpoint’s  key customer segment is the busy professional who loves to purchase online