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

Pay on- How –You- Drive (PHYD) Pricing : Pioneered by Italian Auto Insurers

Traditionally Car Insurance premiums are based on the driver profile, driving region, accident vulnerability etc. Industry then saw the  introduction of Usage Based Insurance(UBI)  types where the insurance premiums were based on the actual  miles driven. Though it was a step in right direction still it left customers believe that

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

Working with Constraints : Project Loon,Vivek Ranadive & Indian Sanitary Napkin

Traditional approach to problem solving involves identifying the root causes, addressing the constraints and acting on them with the right set of resources. However, there are many scenarios where one has to work with constraints and find solutions working around it. How can one innovate working with constraints? Some success