Sunday, January 31, 2010

SPICON 2010 - Topics of videos

SPICON 2010

http://bit.ly/F4TSpicon

 

Presentation by:

 

K. Dinesh, Co-founder and Member of the Board, Infosys Technologies Ltd, Bangalore (www.infosys.com)

Bala Balachandran, Professor, Kellogg School of Management, US, and Dean, Great Lakes Institute of Management, Chennai

 

Brief interaction with:

 

K. Dinesh, Co-founder and Member of the Board, Infosys Technologies Ltd, Bangalore (www.infosys.com)

Rajesh Naik, Co-author of 'Aligning Ferret', Bangalore

 

Topics of videos:

 

1 of 41 - Lighting the lamp-1

2 of 41 - Lighting the lamp-2

3 of 41 - Observations about economic crisis (Dinesh)

4 of 41 - Delivering value to customers (Dinesh)

5 of 41 - Holistic approach required (Dinesh)

6 of 41 - At the centre of focus is customer (Dinesh)

7 of 41 - Goal that we had when we started Infosys (Dinesh)

8 of 41 - Managing growth (Dinesh)

9 of 41 - Study of quality models (Dinesh)

10 of 41 - Infosys Scaling of Performance (Dinesh)

11 of 41 - Leadership building (Dinesh)

12 of 41 - Leaders need to have a long-term vision (Dinesh)

13 of 41 - Implementing strategy (Dinesh)

14 of 41 - People make the difference, not the model (Dinesh)

15 of 41 - Culture of data based management (Dinesh)

16 of 41 - Transparency in systems and processes (Dinesh)

17 of 41 - Reminiscing childhood lesson on scientific approach (Dinesh)

18 of 41 - Working with competition (Dinesh)

19 of 41 - ABCDE and HSW explained (Dinesh)

20 of 41 - Imperative of inclusive growth (Dinesh)

21 of 41 - Experience in Masala Restaurant (Dinesh)

22 of 41 - Meaning of MBA (Bala)

23 of 41 - Current business environment (Bala)

24 of 41 - Bottom line shrinking from both sides (Bala)

25 of 41 - Levers to maximise profit (Bala)

26 of 41 - Increasing revenue vs reducing cost (Bala)

27 of 41 - Prioritising cost reduction (Bala)

28 of 41 - Customer centricity (Bala)

29 of 41 - Democracy gives you the flexibility to think (Bala)

30 of 41 - Strategic Process Management (Bala)

31 of 41 - Customer astonishment (Bala)

32 of 41 - Strategic Profitability Management (Bala)

33 of 41 - Cost management (Bala)

34 of 41 - Anecdote about cost management (Bala)

35 of 41 - Not all customers are equal (Bala)

36 of 41 - Understanding customer -- Tata Steel example (Bala)

37 of 41 - Presentation of memento (Bala)

38 of 41 - Experiment in a forest -- teaching monkeys-1 (Dinesh)

39 of 41 - Experiment in a forest -- teaching monkeys-2 (Dinesh)

40 of 41 - Aligning Ferret, a business novel (Rajesh)

41 of 41 - Story of Aligning Ferret (Rajesh)


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Saturday, January 30, 2010

Kim Culley - Topics of videos

Kim Culley

http://bit.ly/F4TKimExpress

 

1 of 47 - Top thoughts -- Raising the benchmark for shopping experience

2 of 47 - Architecture of the mall is customer-friendly

3 of 47 - Retailing industry in India is at an embryonic stage

4 of 47 - Catering to a comprehensive cross-section of customers

5 of 47 - Launch on April 1, and 100 per cent occupancy expected by Diwali

6 of 47 - Opportunities for events such as fashion show, dance, indoor cricket match

7 of 47 - International squash tournament in a mall -- Middle East example

8 of 47 - Live music, weddings in malls -- to surprise the customer

9 of 47 - Very important to animate the place, to increase the dwell time

10 of 47 - International perspective that comes to Express Avenue

11 of 47 - Been an expat for 15 years, moving from the UK to ME to China to India

12 of 47 - Retirement plan after the Express Avenue assignment

13 of 47 - Everyone has a good book inside

14 of 47 - I enjoy building teams

15 of 47 - Secret to building teams

16 of 47 - Common mistakes that shopping centre developers make

17 of 47 - Observations about recession

18 of 47 - China and India offer growth opportunities to multinational retailers

19 of 47 - Indian consumer will become increasingly sophisticated

20 of 47 - Express Avenue is a unique development

21 of 47 - Locational advantage of Express Avenue

22 of 47 - Traffic to mall should be of the right quality

23 of 47 - Gradual progression planned from 60 per cent occupancy

24 of 47 - International brands to come in to the mall

25 of 47 - Reaction of peers in the industry

26 of 47 - Lectured in China

27 of 47 - What will set Express Avenue apart

28 of 47 - How I started my career

29 of 47 - Health benefits of humble potato

30 of 47 - Things that will appeal to the international traveller

31 of 47 - Rules that retailers will have to follow

32 of 47 - Retail Forum to deal with problems

33 of 47 - Cost escalation

34 of 47 - Most materials sourced from within the state

35 of 47 - Fascinating experience in China

36 of 47 - India should improve its infrastructure

37 of 47 - Tapping the vast pool of international expertise

38 of 47 - Some of the longest projects I have been involved with

39 of 47 - Following through completed projects

40 of 47 - Association of Mall Managers needed in India

41 of 47 - Retail industry attracts the young to build a career

42 of 47 - People work with me, not for me

43 of 47 - Listening and watching people

44 of 47 - Set a challenging goal, and exceed the expectations

45 of 47 - Importance of one-to-one meetings

46 of 47 - Payback period will be 7 years

47 of 47 - Revenue-share arrangement cements the relationship in mall

 

Interview with Kim Culley, Chief Operations Officer, Express Infrastructure P Ltd, Chennai (http://www.expressavenue.in/), January 29, 2010, 4 pm (Nageswara Rao Park)

Friday, January 29, 2010

Book Mark

1)      'Consumer Behaviour: Applications in marketing' by Robert East, Malcolm Wright and Marc Vanhuele (www.sagepublications.com)

2)      'Writing for the Media' by Usha Raman (www.oup.com)

Thursday, January 28, 2010

A. Irudayam - Topics of videos

A. Irudayam

http://bit.ly/F4TIrudayam

 

1 of 27 - Four issues about ICAI raised through PILs

2 of 27 - The word 'student' is absent in law governing ICAI

3 of 27 - Levy and collection of fee from members, examinees

4 of 27 - CPT course vs CPT exam

5 of 27 - For PCC, there is no regulation at all

6 of 27 - Nine-month course for IPCC absent

7 of 27 - Break-up of Rs 12000 for IPCC

8 of 27 - Comparison with ICSI, ICWAI

9 of 27 - Interpolation and surreptitious insertions in Regulations

10 of 27 - ATC course

11 of 27 - Board of Studies announcement about Rs 10000 for Final course

12 of 27 - Act does not authorise Board of Studies

13 of 27 - Money collected from students vs members

14 of 27 - IES norms about practical training

15 of 27 - Articled training vs coaching of students

16 of 27 - Regulation of practical training in other countries

17 of 27 - No benchmarking at the entry level, CPT

18 of 27 - Students coached vs registered

19 of 27 - Need for benchmarking at the entry level

20 of 27 - ARF - a case of committee becoming a company

21 of 27 - No concession given to SC and ST candidates

22 of 27 - Separate fee collected by Branches for coaching

23 of 27 - Number of students who take up the 'course'

24 of 27 - ICSI Amendment Act

25 of 27 - How other institutions function

26 of 27 - Essence of the arguments

27 of 27 - Examination fee collected from students

 

Brief interaction with A. Irudayam, Advocate, Chennai, January 28, 2010, 4 pm (Nageswara Rao Park)

Tuesday, January 26, 2010

Stefan Kercza - Topics of videos

Stefan Kercza

http://bit.ly/F4TUninor

 

1 of 37 - Top thoughts -- Focus on getting things better

2 of 37 - Factors behind the quick success

3 of 37 - Now it's my turn -- Ini en number

4 of 37 - I'm learning Tamil

5 of 37 - Observations about the India telecom market

6 of 37 - Ordinary people vs celebrities

7 of 37 - Not deterred by the widespread industry concern about falling ARPU

8 of 37 - Brand recognition in Tamil Nadu, Kerala

9 of 37 - Dealing with retailers and distributors

10 of 37 - Initial reactions to the ad campaign

11 of 37 - Young users of mobile phones

12 of 37 - Line up for VAS

13 of 37 - Views about 3G

14 of 37 - Common complaints of mobile phone users

15 of 37 - Rural customer for mobile telephony

16 of 37 - Synergies with other enterprises, and bundling with other products

17 of 37 - Not aiming at price war

18 of 37 - My fitness routine

19 of 37 - Long-range goal of the parent company

20 of 37 - From Denmark to India

21 of 37 - Winter in Chennai

22 of 37 - Nordic vs Indian mobile phone user

23 of 37 - Institutional relationships, with finance industry

24 of 37 - A teacher I remember, Nirmalya Kumar

25 of 37 - What I look for in a new recruit

26 of 37 - We can do this attitude

27 of 37 - Fostering new ideas

28 of 37 - Important to understand why we are doing what we are doing

29 of 37 - Handling the challenge of customer service through proactive processes

30 of 37 - Cost saving opportunities

31 of 37 - Plans for recruitment

32 of 37 - Impact of recession

33 of 37 - India-China comparisons

34 of 37 - Materialism among the young

35 of 37 - When should kids be given mobile phones

36 of 37 - Role of family in my success and work

37 of 37 - Telecom marketing should be more transparent

 

Interview with Stefan Kercza, HUB Head, Tamil Nadu & Kerala, Uninor, January 21, 2010, 4 pm (Nageswara Rao Park)

Thursday, January 21, 2010

Harish Gandhi - Topics of videos

Harish Gandhi

http://bit.ly/F4TCanaan

 

1 of 11 - Top thoughts -- Early stage investment

2 of 11 - Focus areas in technology

3 of 11 - VAS maturity

4 of 11 - What is likely is 3.5 G

5 of 11 - Gaming share in VAS

6 of 11 - Potential of graphic novel as VAS

7 of 11 - Mobile Internet, VAS -- parallels and differences

8 of 11 - Outlook for 2010

9 of 11 - Optimism is strong

10 of 11 - How venture investment works

11 of 11 - Chennai's potential

 

Brief interaction with Harish Gandhi, Executive Director, Canaan Advisors Pvt Ltd, Gurgaon (www.canaan.com), January 20, 2010, 3 pm

Shivkumar Jagannath - Topics of videos

Shivkumar Jagannath

http://bit.ly/F4TZylog

 

1 of 20 - Top thoughts -- low cost technologies

2 of 20 - Plans for 2010

3 of 20 - Connectivity in short-haul trains

4 of 20 - Data card and its market

5 of 20 - Two challenges to PC penetration

6 of 20 - Local content is key

7 of 20 - Young users drive connectivity adoption

8 of 20 - Technology should help enhance productivity

9 of 20 - Providing connectivity in city buses

10 of 20 - Complementary nature of technology

11 of 20 - Do CTOs pay adequate attention to communications

12 of 20 - Benefits from apt communication solutions

13 of 20 - Is there clarity on VoIP regulation

14 of 20 - Security considerations are paramount

15 of 20 - WiFi security

16 of 20 - How to increase broadband penetration

17 of 20 - Promoting enterprise through wider connectivity

18 of 20 - Revenue models for wireless connectivity

19 of 20 - Why carry a device for connectivity

20 of 20 - Potential for further leapfrogging

 

Interview with Shivkumar Jagannath, CTO, Wi5, Zylog Systems (India) Ltd, Chennai (www.wi5.in), January 19, 2010, 1 pm

Wednesday, January 20, 2010

Bhalchander Vishwanath - Topics of videos

Bhalchander Vishwanath

http://bit.ly/F4TUnitedProsperity

 

1 of 30 - Top thoughts -- Small entrepreneurs all over the world

2 of 30 - Story of United Prosperity

3 of 30 - On the naming and logo design

4 of 30 - Amazing support across the world

5 of 30 - Mechanics of guarantee

6 of 30 - Types of guarantees

7 of 30 - Can guarantees be withdrawn

8 of 30 - Common traits of small entrepreneurs

9 of 30 - Most of our perceptions about tribals may be misguided

10 of 30 - Businesses that small entrepreneurs engage in

11 of 30 - Graduation path of small entrepreneurs

12 of 30 - Context is key for enterprise ideas

13 of 30 - Do small entrepreneurs think of scaling

14 of 30 - Productive vs consumption expenditure

15 of 30 - Costs of operation kept to the minimum by leveraging existing institutions

16 of 30 - Urban vs rural needs

17 of 30 - Views about social media

18 of 30 - Social media for masses

19 of 30 - We invite investments that look for social returns

20 of 30 - Interns and their contribution

21 of 30 - The young are socially conscious

22 of 30 - Interactions with Government and institutions

23 of 30 - Starting an enterprise during recession

24 of 30 - Community interest among individuals

25 of 30 - Donations and guarantees

26 of 30 - Corporate support

27 of 30 - Plans for 2010

28 of 30 - We have just stepped out of the door and there is a long way to go

29 of 30 - Conferences and seminars coming up

30 of 30 - Tips for entrepreneurs

 

Interview with Bhalchander Vishwanath, Founder & Chief Executive Officer, United Prosperity (www.unitedprosperity.org), January 19, 2010, 7.30 am

Doug Mow - Topics of videos

Doug Mow

http://bit.ly/F4TDougMow

 

1 of 20 - Top thoughts -- Signs of economic recovery

2 of 20 - Plans for 2010, branding campaign

3 of 20 - Marketing of professional services

4 of 20 - Challenges in branding, internally and externally

5 of 20 - Constraints in showcasing success stories

6 of 20 - Reality of the global marketplace

7 of 20 - Potential of Sri Lanka

8 of 20 - Sri Lanka as a business destination

9 of 20 - Recent successes -- two significant projects

10 of 20 - Market scenario

11 of 20 - Adoption curve of new technology

12 of 20 - Social media vs traditional methods

13 of 20 - Anecdote about power of social media

14 of 20 - Who is adopting social media

15 of 20 - Marketing in social media

16 of 20 - Trends in marketing, what have stayed and what have changed

17 of 20 - Marketing education in campuses

18 of 20 - Is marketing everybody's job in organisations

19 of 20 - CEO as the chief marketer

20 of 20 - Views about China

 

Interview with Doug Mow, Senior Vice President – Marketing, Virtusa Corporation, US (www.virtusa.com), January 18, 2010, 2.15 pm

Friday, January 15, 2010

Vijay Govindarajan - Topics of videos

Vijay Govindarajan

http://bit.ly/F4TVG

 

1 of 43 - Top thoughts -- Reverse innovation

2 of 43 - Fundamental breakthroughs vs Innovation

3 of 43 - Mindset change that is required on the part of business leaders

4 of 43 - Three common views about poor countries

5 of 43 - Two ways of looking at acquisitions

6 of 43 - Growth in China

7 of 43 - Glocalisation is not obsolete

8 of 43 - Fine-grained segmentation of markets needed

9 of 43 - Observations about the two-year GE assignment

10 of 43 - VG and GE

11 of 43 - Stretching that the assignment involved

12 of 43 - Were there notions that had to be given up

13 of 43 - Acceptance of academia in industry

14 of 43 - Importance of a language to communicate corporate strategy

15 of 43 - Adoption of the reverse innovation concept within the company

16 of 43 - Resistance that radical culture change such as reverse innovation encounters

17 of 43 - Three characteristics of a viral concept

18 of 43 - Life cycle of viral concepts

19 of 43 - Three categories of management concepts

20 of 43 - Naming of the idea, the story

21 of 43 - Does 'reverse' have a negative connotation

22 of 43 - Obama's concerns about healthcare

23 of 43 - Protection of IP, a huge concern for multinationals

24 of 43 - Shift in architecture from hardware to software

25 of 43 - Controlling costs of servicing the products

26 of 43 - Fatal mistake if multinationals bring sunset technologies to emerging economies

27 of 43 - Compression of time to market

28 of 43 - Pipeline of products in the launch-pad

29 of 43 - Ecosystem for reverse innovation

30 of 43 - Management innovation that digital technologies require

31 of 43 - From products to services to solutions

32 of 43 - Three big changes in the 'reset' world, and PPP

33 of 43 - Talent upgrade required in Government

34 of 43 - Huge opportunity for campuses to teach management technology to Government

35 of 43 - Entrenched interests in healthcare

36 of 43 - Net-book and its impact

37 of 43 - Reverse innovation in education

38 of 43 - Managing reverse innovation through LGTs or local growth teams

39 of 43 - Organisational software

40 of 43 - Scope for reverse innovation in Indian companies

41 of 43 - How can Indian companies compete globally

42 of 43 - New competitors vs Old competitors

43 of 43 - Programme for this year's batch of students visiting India

 

Interview with Vijay Govindarajan, Earl C. Daum 1924 Professor of International Business at the Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth and founding director of Tuck's Center for Global Leadership, and till recently Professor-in-residence and Chief Innovation Consultant at GE, January 13, 2010, 5 pm

Thursday, January 14, 2010

NMS-Temple - Topics of videos

National Management School and Temple University event

http://bit.ly/F4TNMS_Temple

 

Presentations by:

 

1)      Sankaran P. Raghunathan, Dean, The National Management School, Navallur, Chennai (www.nms.edu.in)

2)      M. Moshe Porat, Dean, Laura H. Carnell Professor, Fox School of Business, Temple University, US (www.fox.temple.edu)

3)      Andrew T. Simkin, Consul General of the United States of America, American Consulate General, Chennai (http://chennai.usconsulate.gov)

 

Brief interactions with:

 

1)      Andrew T. Simkin, Consul General of the United States of America, American Consulate General, Chennai (http://chennai.usconsulate.gov)

2)      M. Moshe Porat, Dean, Laura H. Carnell Professor, Fox School of Business, Temple University, US (www.fox.temple.edu)

3)      Sankaran P. Raghunathan, Dean, The National Management School, Navallur, Chennai (www.nms.edu.in)

4)      R. K. Raghavan, Consulting Advisor (Security), TCS, Chennai (www.tcs.com), and Former Director, Central Bureau of Investigation, New Delhi

 

Topics of videos:

 

1 of 28 - Opening remarks (Sankaran)

2 of 28 - International experience for the students of NMS (Sankaran)

3 of 28 - First batch of seven students (Sankaran)

4 of 28 - What motivates 125-year-old Temple University to work with a young school in India (Moshe)

5 of 28 - Signing of the collaboration agreement

6 of 28 - Very wise move on both sides (Andrew)

7 of 28 - Rate of growth of American students coming to India is high (Andrew)

8 of 28 - Education is a key component in the US-India strategic dialogue (Andrew)

9 of 28 - Subjects that will be covered for the combined group of students (Sankaran)

10 of 28 - US students will be visiting companies (Moshe)

11 of 28 - Number of students in the group, and sectors they will be interested in (Moshe)

12 of 28 - Every industry today is a happening one, in India (Sankaran)

13 of 28 - Students coming in for shorter durations (Andrew)

14 of 28 - Cultural aspects, NGO programmes are among areas of interest for US students (Andrew)

15 of 28 - Do visiting US students face any problems here (Andrew)

16 of 28 - Kerala, an example of successful marketing to tourists (Andrew)

17 of 28 - Growth of American companies in India (Andrew)

18 of 28 - Institutions in both countries can learn from one another (Andrew)

19 of 28 - Aspirations of students (Andrew)

20 of 28 - Terrorism hasn't shown signs of abating (Raghavan)

21 of 28 - Observations about amendments to IT Act (Raghavan)

22 of 28 - We need to address issues not merely from the angle of controlling terrorism (Raghavan)

23 of 28 - Secrets of Temple University's success (Moshe)

24 of 28 - Top challenge is how to make people accountable (Moshe)

25 of 28 - Impact of economic crisis on educational institutions (Moshe)

26 of 28 - How technology has affected education (Moshe)

27 of 28 - Are we trying to replicate the American campus in Chennai (Sankaran)

28 of 28 - All the success is about having good people around you (Moshe)

 

At the event to mark the collaboration between the National Management School, Chennai, and Fox School of Business, Temple University, US (Taj Cor), January 11, 2010, 2.30 pm

 

Tuesday, January 12, 2010

Villgro Unconvention - Topics of videos

Villgro Unconvention

http://bit.ly/F4TVillgro

 

Brief interactions with:

 

1)      Paul Basil, Founder & CEO, Villgro, Chennai (www.villgro.org)

2)      Muthusami, Sambandam, KKFF, Thiruvenkadu

3)      Anshul Kamra, Surya Teja P., Ravidutta - Students, IIT Kharagpur

4)      Rahul Cherian, Inclusive Planet, Mumbai (www.inclusiveplanet.com)

5)      Ilangovan Ramasamy, Consultant, Sustainable Agro Solutions S. A., Spain (www.greencareby-sas.com)

6)      Poul S. K., AM-IPS (Fertilisers & Pesticide), Gobichettipalayam (www.villgro.org)

7)      P. Kamalasanan Pillai, Principal Scientist, Azalla Biofarm Project, VK Nardep, Vivekananda Kendra, Kanyakumari (www.vknardep.org)

8)      Joe Madiath, Executive Director, Gram Vikas, Orissa (www.gramvikas.org)

9)      Rathin Roy, Consultant & Facilitator, Learning, Strategic Thinking & Change, Chennai

10)  Amit Jain, Chief Operating Officer, Naandi Foundation, Hyderabad (www.naandi.org)

11)  Madhukar Shukla, Professor (OB & Strategic Mgt), XLRI, Jamshedpur (www.xlri.ac.in)

12)  Paul Polak, Founder & CEO, Windhorse International, Inc., US (www.paulpolak.com)

13)  Saloni Malhotra, Founder & CEO, DesiCrew Solutions, Chennai (www.desicrew.in)

14)  Rajen Varada, Resource Person, ICT for Development Community, UN Solutions Exchange, New Delhi (www.solutionexchange-un.net.in)

15)  Vinay Kumar, Strategist, Digital Green Trust, Bangalore (www.digitalgreen.org)

16)  Sumesh Isaac, Promoter-Mini Plant Project, Trivandrum (www.miniplantproject.com)

17)  S. Vijayakumar, Village Level Entrepreneur, Gobichettipalayam (www.villgro.org)

18)  Santosh Ostwal, CEO, Ossian Agro Automation, Pune

 

Presentations by:

1)      Ashwin Naik, Co-founder & CEO, Vaatsalya

2)      Harish Hande, Founder & MD, SELCO-India, and others

 

 

At the Press briefing:

1)      T. Muthu Ayyappan, Scientist, Member-Society of Fisheries Technologies, Cochin

2)      Pranjal Baruah, CEO, Mushroom Development Foundation, Guwahati (www.mdf.net.in)

3)      Jill Tucker, Senior Program Officer, The Lemelson Foundation

4)      Vivekanandan, Vivegaa Pin Pulveriser, Villgro incubatee

5)      Sucharita Kamath, Team Leader-Innovation Eco-system, Villgro

 

Topics of videos

1 of 76 - Powerful interactions, and amazing networking (Paul)

2 of 76 - Meetings between inventors and entrepreneurs (Paul)

3 of 76 - Seed production with the help of ICRISAT (KKFF)

4 of 76 - Bridge between industry and academia (IIT Kharagpur)

5 of 76 - Heart-sound analyser (IIT Kharagpur)

6 of 76 - Research work for corporates and smaller enterprises (IIT Kharagpur)

7 of 76 - Innovative solutions for people with disabilities (Rahul Cherian)

8 of 76 - Need for amendments to copyright law to help people with visual impairment (Rahul Cherian)

9 of 76 - Treaty initiated by World Blind Union, and working with WIPO (Rahul Cherian)

10 of 76 - Cultivation should be poison-free (Ilangovan)

11 of 76 - What should be the focus of agricultural universities (Ilangovan)

12 of 76 - Store for innovations (Poul)

13 of 76 - Problems faced by farming community (Kamalasanan)

14 of 76 - Productivity improvement (Kamalasanan)

15 of 76 - Affordable network of hospitals (Vaatsalya)

16 of 76 - Ethics in healthcare (Vaatsalya)

17 of 76 - Work in rural Orissa and other states (Joe)

18 of 76 - Far too many students come as interns (Joe)

19 of 76 - Blending of innovation and social enterprise (Rathin)

20 of 76 - Complex and large problems that impact rural development and poverty removal (Rathin)

21 of 76 - Challenges in evolving a strategy for poverty alleviation (Rathin)

22 of 76 - Areas of work (Naandi)

23 of 76 - Mid-day meal programme (Naandi)

24 of 76 - Induction programme that changes perspective (XLRI)

25 of 76 - Primary education is a long-term solution (XLRI)

26 of 76 - All politicians are not bad (XLRI)

27 of 76 - Are development models portable (XLRI)

28 of 76 - Use of mobile technology by farmers (Ostwal-Press briefing)

29 of 76 - Time taken to reach the farmers (Ostwal-Press briefing)

30 of 76 - Brick-making using RHA or rice husk ash (Entrepreneur-Press briefing)

31 of 76 - How to alleviate poverty among small farmers (Polak-Press briefing)

32 of 76 - Supporting entrepreneurs (Lemelson Foundation-Press briefing)

33 of 76 - Moving jobs to people, rather than the opposite (Saloni-Press briefing)

34 of 76 - Challenges in Rural BPO (Saloni-Press briefing)

35 of 76 - Product or service that benefits the poor (Paul Basil-Press briefing)

36 of 76 - Business of rural manufacturing (ROPE-Press briefing)

37 of 76 - Support that Villgro gives to incubatees (Press briefing)

38 of 76 - Fellowship programme (Paul Basil-Press briefing)

39 of 76 - Story of the enterprise (Vivekanandan-Press briefing)

40 of 76 - Guidance received for growth (Vivekanandan-Press briefing)

41 of 76 - Data on applications received, Incubators to be set up (Sucharita Kamath, Paul Basil-Press briefing)

42 of 76 - Controlling the wastage of feed (Muthu Ayyappan-Press briefing)

43 of 76 - Social entrepreneur coming to the mainstream (Pranjal Baruah-Press briefing)

44 of 76 - Innovations and market-based models to increase revenue or reduce cost (Paul Basil, Polak-Press briefing)

45 of 76 - Is social entrepreneurship still a fringe movement (Polak)

46 of 76 - Business schools are interested in social enterprise (Polak)

47 of 76 - Growing demand for organic farm products (Polak)

48 of 76 - China, to me, is two countries (Polak)

49 of 76 - Observations about rising food prices (Polak)

50 of 76 - Governments should stop making poverty worse (Polak)

51 of 76 - By and large economists have only contributed to making problems worse (Polak)

52 of 76 - Two new organisations, and forthcoming products in affordable irrigation (Polak)

53 of 76 - On 'Out Of Poverty' and the forthcoming books, on 'Design for the other 90 per cent', and 'Listening' (Polak)

54 of 76 - Impact of global economic meltdown on Rural BPO (Saloni)

55 of 76 - MoU with Andhra Pradesh Government (Saloni)

56 of 76 - Profile of candidates (Saloni)

57 of 76 - Expectations of customers (Saloni)

58 of 76 - Demonstrating small successes, consistently (Saloni)

59 of 76 - Work discipline in Rural BPO (Saloni)

60 of 76 - Myths about Rural BPO (Saloni)

61 of 76 - ICT can be more inclusive (Rajen Varada)

62 of 76 - Successful pilots that are getting scaled up (Vinay Kumar)

63 of 76 - Methodology of work (Vinay Kumar)

64 of 76 - Need to customise models to local conditions (Vinay Kumar)

65 of 76 - Farmers are the base of the pyramid (Vinay Kumar)

66 of 76 - Media attention to development issues (Vinay Kumar)

67 of 76 - Development-related programmes in universities (Vinay Kumar)

68 of 76 - Biogas plant (Isaac)

69 of 76 - Social enterprise (a presentation)

70 of 76 - Excessive use of chemicals in farming (Vijayakumar)

71 of 76 - Training given by Villgro (Vijayakumar)

72 of 76 - Ongoing pilot projects (Ostwal)

73 of 76 - Nokia award (Ostwal)

74 of 76 - Forthcoming product (Ostwal)

75 of 76 - Policymaking is often not about informed choices (Rajen Varada)

76 of 76 - Network of financial institutions in India (panel discussion)

 

At the Villgro Unconvention, December 12, 2009, 11 am to 5.30 pm (Hotel Greenpark)

Monday, January 11, 2010

Suresh Babu - Topics of videos

Suresh Babu

http://bit.ly/F4TSureshIFPRI

 

1 of 9 - Top thoughts -- Making small farmers entrepreneurial

2 of 9 - Why has farming become less attractive as an enterprise

3 of 9 - PPP models in agriculture

4 of 9 - System to provide information to farmers about their farms

5 of 9 - Examples of connecting farmers with knowledge

6 of 9 - Mentoring the young population of India

7 of 9 - Connecting students with reality, urban population with rural areas

8 of 9 - Incentive to learn can come in several ways

9 of 9 - Civil servants as mentors, and a potential for change

Interview with Suresh Babu, Program Leader & Senior Research Fellow, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI), Washington, D.C., (www.ifpri.org/staffprofile/suresh-babu), January 10, 2010, 3.30 pm

Saturday, January 09, 2010

Dr Rajat N. Agrawal - Topics of videos

Dr Rajat N. Agrawal

http://bit.ly/F4TRajat

 

1 of 20 - Top thoughts - Four areas of focus

2 of 20 - Efforts to develop technology in India

3 of 20 - Bio-medical devices

4 of 20 - Retina India Foundation

5 of 20 - Importance of Registry

6 of 20 - Data capture for the purpose of registry

7 of 20 - Devices for data capture

8 of 20 - Eye scanners

9 of 20 - Policies need to be sensitive to the blind

10 of 20 - Eye health screening in schools

11 of 20 - Prevention of eye diseases

12 of 20 - Gene lab

13 of 20 - Damage of retina caused by looking at the sun

14 of 20 - Early warning signs about retina problems

15 of 20 - Watching too much TV, studying -- impact on eyes

16 of 20 - Concept of blindfold restaurant

17 of 20 - Virtual reality vs Technology for people

18 of 20 - Working on a book to inspire people with visual impairment

19 of 20 - Born blind vs Gradually going blind

20 of 20 Visual cane, or even why cane

 

Interview with Dr Rajat N. Agrawal, Consultant Ophthalmologist & Vitreo-Retinal Surgeon, Asst Professor of Clinical Ophthalmology, Director, Hereditary Retinal Degeneration Center, Study Director, Artificial Retinal Implant Project, Co-Director, Intra-Ocular Implants, Doheny Eye Institute at the Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, January 8, 2010, 1 pm