Thursday, February 25, 2010

Ranjit Thakur - Topics of videos

Ranjit Thakur

http://bit.ly/F4TRanjitThakur

 

1 of 19 - On starting Scrabble Entertainment

2 of 19 - Business model for Indian film producers

3 of 19 - First installation, in Mumbai, and 3D was a roaring success

4 of 19 - Revenues that 3D movies have been grossing

5 of 19 - Four matches of IPL for live 3D screening in theatres

6 of 19 - How corporates use videoconferencing in theatres

7 of 19 - Hyundai using 3D for training

8 of 19 - Different skill set required for 3D projection

9 of 19 - Do customers appreciate the difference that digital brings to screen

10 of 19 - Biggest roadblock is to convert existing properties to 3D capability

11 of 19 - Involved in making local 3D content

12 of 19 - Indian talent working with US companies, in movie making

13 of 19 - Personalised 3D glasses

14 of 19 - Prospect of 3D TV sets

15 of 19 - Exploring movie delivery through optic fibre, and its implication for mobile phone users

16 of 19 - Multiplexes are high-priced

17 of 19 - Hollywood vs Local production company, in movie making

18 of 19 - Actors from Hollywood in Indian movies can be successful if marketed well

19 of 19 - Middle East deployment soon

 

Interview with Ranjit Thakur, CEO, Scrabble Entertainment, Mumbai (www.scrabbleentertainment.com), February 17, 2010, 3 pm

Wednesday, February 24, 2010

Give Way to Ambulance - Topics of videos

Give Way to Ambulance

http://bit.ly/F4TAmbulance

 

Presentation by:

 

1)      Dr Veerappan, Head of the project

2)      Shakeel Akhtar, IPS, Additional Commissioner of Police (Traffic)

3)      S. Sundaresan, Senior Vice President, Star Health and Allied Insurance Co. Ltd., Chennai (www.starhealth.in)

 

 

Brief interaction with:

 

1)      P. Kalyanakumar, Financial adviser, Chennai

2)      S. Sundaresan, Senior Vice President, Star Health and Allied Insurance Co. Ltd., Chennai (www.starhealth.in)

3)      G. Thiyagarajan, Vice President – Projects, Powerica Ltd, Chennai (www.powericaltd.com)

 

Topics of videos:

 

1 of 21 - Observations about markets (Kalyanakumar)

2 of 21 - Grim facts about road accidents (Veerappan)

3 of 21 - Forthcoming projects (Veerappan)

4 of 21 - Need for collaborative approach (Veerappan)

5 of 21 - Joint effort required (Sundaresan)

6 of 21 - Importance of saving lives (Shakeel Akhtar)

7 of 21 - Aim of the project (Veerappan)

8 of 21 - Performance of the Government social health scheme (Sundaresan)

9 of 21 - Other states are considering a similar scheme (Sundaresan)

10 of 21 - Targeting Rs 1000 crore by March 31 (Sundaresan)

11 of 21 - Phased approach in Andhra Pradesh (Sundaresan)

12 of 21 - Expectations from Budget (Sundaresan)

13 of 21 - Products developed for various segments of customers (Sundaresan)

14 of 21 - Senior citizen policy (Sundaresan)

15 of 21 - Anything properly administered will give good results (Sundaresan)

16 of 21 - Government considering the grading of hospitals (Sundaresan)

17 of 21 - Tax changes required in power sector (Thiyagarajan)

18 of 21 - Fuel efficiency and eco-friendly power (Thiyagarajan)

19 of 21 - Volatility of input prices (Thiyagarajan)

20 of 21 - Growth in manufacturing sector (Thiyagarajan)

21 of 21 - Factors that customers consider when buying power equipment (Thiyagarajan)

 

At the Rotary Club of Madras Perungudi 'Give Way to Ambulance' press meet, February 16, 2010, 2.30 pm (Cosmopolitan Club)

M. Maher Dadha - Topics of videos

M. Maher Dadha

http://bit.ly/F4TMaherDadha

 

1 of 10 - Realistic results in the art auction

2 of 10 - Artefacts from an old temple in Bangalore

3 of 10 - Mystery of Chickpet, auction of architectural and related objects

4 of 10 - Auction proceeds to finance the building of a new temple

5 of 10 - Observations about corporate museums

6 of 10 - Aesthetics that can go into urban infrastructure

7 of 10 - Do we have art appreciation classes in schools

8 of 10 - Forthcoming auction of modern and contemporary paintings

9 of 10 - Indian art market scene -- potential of the southern states

10 of 10 - Changes required in tax law for encouraging art market

 

Brief interaction with M. Maher Dadha, Chairman & MD, Bid & Hammer Auctioneers (P) Ltd, Bangalore (www.bidandhammer.com), February 15, 2010, 3 pm

Tuesday, February 23, 2010

K.T. Chacko - Topics of videos

K.T. Chacko

http://bit.ly/F4TChacko

 

1 of 16 - Top thoughts -- Variables in international business

2 of 16 - Factors that hamper international trade

3 of 16 - Risks in international trade

4 of 16 - Study about the performance of export promotion agencies

5 of 16 - When quality of one consignment takes a knock, whole sectors are affected

6 of 16 - Approach to quality in international trade

7 of 16 - What has changed in international trade, over the years

8 of 16 - Observations about regional trade agreements

9 of 16 - Remembering my teacher

10 of 16 - One most valuable work lesson

11 of 16 - One essential quality of a civil servant

12 of 16 - Relevance of civil service to today's India

13 of 16 - Civil servant in India has a large canvas to work upon

14 of 16 - Advice to students

15 of 16 - Allow young people to explore the nation

16 of 16 - What is worrying about the young

 

Interview with K.T. Chacko, Director, IIFT (Indian Institute of Foreign Trade), New Delhi, February 12, 2010, 5 pm

Sunday, February 14, 2010

Gopi Ganapathy, N. Ramakrishnan - Topics of videos

Gopi Ganapathy, N. Ramakrishnan

http://bit.ly/F4TEssentia

 

1 of 11 - Advantages of Open Source

2 of 11 - Major turning points in Open Source

3 of 11 - Examples of successful Open Source enterprises

4 of 11 - Our R and D labs create technologies and solutions that are used for creating Open Source products worldwide

5 of 11 - Open Source adoption in Kerala, LIC, and savings achieved

6 of 11 - Does Open Source get due attention from CTOs and system integrators

7 of 11 - Open Source that touches lives through mobile phones, GPS devices, embedded computing

8 of 11 - Myths about Open Source

9 of 11 - Remembering Internet bubble

10 of 11 - Open Source, invisible and unacknowledged

11 of 11 - To ensure success you need management bandwidth

 

Interview with Gopi Ganapathy, President & CEO, Essentia, US (www.essentia-corp.com), February 9, 2010, 3 pm

 

1 of 5 - JVM, broadband proliferation -- two important developments (Ram)

2 of 5 - Education still oriented towards service type of work (Ram)

3 of 5 - Barriers to innovation (Ram)

4 of 5 - How Government can support Open Source (Ram)

5 of 5 - What is not innovation (Ram)

 

Brief interaction with N. Ramakrishnan, Advisor, Essentia, Chennai

Saturday, February 13, 2010

Priya Kumar - Topics of videos

Priya Kumar

http://bit.ly/F4TPriyaKumar

 

1 of 24 - Top thoughts -- My second book

2 of 24 - How I began writing

3 of 24 - Complicated self-help book, 'I Am Another You'

4 of 24 - Meeting the Shamans in the Netherlands

5 of 24 - Response of the Shamans to Indian

6 of 24 - Approach to spirituality in India, and in the Netherlands

7 of 24 - Spirituality is an attitude, it is balance

8 of 24 - Being balanced is turning the wrong around and making it right, rather than cover it up or run away from it

9 of 24 - Importance of a healthy body for spirituality

10 of 24 - Yoga is the answer to maintain balance

11 of 24 - Corporates turning towards spirituality

12 of 24 - Ills of the corporate world

13 of 24 - Slavery continues

14 of 24 - Getting the message across through humour, with compassion

15 of 24 - Leadership is very much misunderstood

16 of 24 - One tip for time management -- keep your word

17 of 24 - Result is the indicator of performance

18 of 24 - Honesty and intention to contribute clinch a deal

19 of 24 - Innovation comes from a happy heart

20 of 24 - Women should realise their innate power, instead of citing their gender as an excuse

21 of 24 - What drives me -- I recognise my responsibility

22 of 24 - Why people don't take accountability

23 of 24 - Road well travelled is not for me

24 of 24 - Doing a series of books on interesting people I have met

 

Interview with Priya Kumar, CEO-Chief Facilitator, Priya Kumar's Training Systems (PKTS), Mumbai (www.priya-kumar.com), February 5, 2010, 12 Noon

Friday, February 12, 2010

Institute of Internal Auditors Conference - Topics of videos

Institute of Internal Auditors Conference

http://bit.ly/F4TIIA

 

Special address by Roderick M. Winters, Chairman, Institute of Internal Auditors, US (Video)

Speaker intro by P. R. Loganathan, MD, Cisma Consultants P Ltd, Chennai

Inaugural address by Arun Jain, Founder, Chairman & CEO, Polaris Software Lab Ltd, Chennai

 

Brief interaction with:

1)      N. Sundararajan, Former Executive Director & Company Secretary, Ashok Leyland Ltd, Chennai

2)      R. Lakshmi Ratan, Past President, The Institute of Internal Auditors-India

3)      P. C. Anand, CA, Chakravarthy Associates, Chennai (www.chakravarthyassociates.com)

4)      Mohan Ramakrishna, Partner, Walker Chandiok Grant Thornton P Ltd, Chennai (www.wcgt.in)

5)      R. Vittal Raj, Partner, Kumar & Raj, CAs, Chennai

6)      R. Sridhar, Divisional Risk Officer, ECC Division, Larsen & Toubro Ltd, Chennai (www.lntecc.com)

7)      M. V. Shyam Prasad, CEO, Profaids Consulting, Chennai (www.profaids.com)

 

Also met:

1)      C. R. Kumar, Partner, Sastri & Shah, CAs, Chennai

2)      S. Anantha Sayana, Head-Corporate IT, Mumbai (www.Larsentoubro.com)

3)      Babu Jayendran, CA, Bangalore

 

Topics of videos

 

1 of 36 - Role of internal auditors during recovery from global economic crisis (Winters)

2 of 36 - Standards, exams for internal auditors (Winters)

3 of 36 - Introducing Arun Jain (PRL)

4 of 36 - Even now internal audit is considered to be voucher auditing (Arun)

5 of 36 - Risk is inherent in enterprise growth (Arun)

6 of 36 - Is business manager supported by internal auditor in decision-making (Arun)

7 of 36 - Involvement of auditors in planning process is limited (Arun)

8 of 36 - Smart errors that play out in later years (Arun)

9 of 36 - Internal auditors can test the plan, cell by cell (Arun)

10 of 36 - Audit committee meetings often get deflected by small issues (Arun)

11 of 36 - Developments in business models -- Examples Google, Microsoft (Arun)

12 of 36 - Piecemeal addressing of issues vs Common framework (Arun)

13 of 36 - Definition of internal audit (Arun)

14 of 36 - Multi-dimensional governance (Arun)

15 of 36 - Building value around internal audit function (Arun)

16 of 36 - Diagnostic thinking (Arun)

17 of 36 - Challenge is to spot areas frauds may happen (Arun)

18 of 36 - Transition of a student to corporate world (NS)

19 of 36 - Recent times have seen integrity failure of audit (Ratan)

20 of 36 - Clarity in service tax law required (PC)

21 of 36 - Judicious approach needed at the adjudication levels (PC)

22 of 36 - Tax laws can be made easier to comply with for businesses (PC)

23 of 36 - Intention of policymaking does not percolate to the field (PC)

24 of 36 - Observations about markets (Mohan)

25 of 36 - Focus on going concern aspect of corporates (Mohan)

26 of 36 - Growth in Indian auto industry (Mohan)

27 of 36 - Expectations of auto industry (Mohan)

28 of 36 - Wireless security (Vittal)

29 of 36 - Top priorities for risk managers (Sridhar)

30 of 36 - Risk management and risk mitigation (Sridhar)

31 of 36 - Common misconception about risk management (Sridhar)

32 of 36 - Importance given to risk management in corporates (Sridhar)

33 of 36 - Skills required of a risk manager (Sridhar)

34 of 36 - Solutions in management audit (Shyam)

35 of 36 - Challenges in management audit (Shyam)

36 of 36 - What value does management audit add (Shyam)

 

At the 34th All India Conference on Internal Audit, The Institute of Internal Auditors India-Madras Chapter, February 5-6, 2010 (Taj Connemara)

Thursday, February 11, 2010

Book Mark

1)      'Distribution Channels: Understanding and managing channels to market' by Julian Dent (www.vivagroupindia.com)

2)      'Brand Management 101' by Mainak Dhar (www.wiley.com)

Wednesday, February 10, 2010

Sukumar Rajagopal - Topics of videos

Sukumar Rajagopal

http://bit.ly/F4TCognizant

 

1 of 19 - Top thoughts -- on innovation

2 of 19 - Are there metrics for innovation

3 of 19 - Barriers to innovation

4 of 19 - ROI of social media vs email

5 of 19 - Cafeteria or canteen logic

6 of 19 - Separating idea generation from idea evaluation

7 of 19 - Quadrant mapping of ideas

8 of 19 - Turf wars vs open culture, when adopting ideas

9 of 19 - Heat maps for ideas, innovation index, to direct attention

10 of 19 - Creativity test

11 of 19 - Influencing conversation during coffee breaks

12 of 19 - Secretiveness of groups and individuals

13 of 19 - Biz plan, VC model to promote ideas

14 of 19 - Customers' openness to innovation

15 of 19 - Tapping innovation energy, and ideas that are not followed up

16 of 19 - Involving interns in the innovation process

17 of 19 - Headfake

18 of 19 - Examples of headfake

19 of 19 - Lesson from baseball rivalry -- Bambino's curse

 

Interview with Sukumar Rajagopal, Senior Vice President and Head of Innovation, Cognizant, Chennai (www.cognizant.com), February 1, 2010, 7.30 am (Nageswara Rao Park)

 

Visit: http://www.youtube.com/user/Pitstop4Performers

Tuesday, February 09, 2010

S. Srinivasan - Topics of videos

S. Srinivasan

http://bit.ly/F4TVivaComm

 

1 of 15 - Top thoughts -- Digital infrastructure

2 of 15 - Developing domain-specific applications

3 of 15 - My journey in telecom business

4 of 15 - Importance of digital infrastructure to ensure adequate bandwidth for users

5 of 15 - Role of VoIP

6 of 15 - Slowdown in decision-making

7 of 15 - Plans for 2010

8 of 15 - Presence in Tamil Nadu, Karnataka

9 of 15 - Recent customer acquisitions

10 of 15 - Working with government agencies

11 of 15 - Investments in a chain of restaurants

12 of 15 - Story of my restaurant venture

13 of 15 - Chennai's role in Viva Communications

14 of 15 - Unified communications in enterprises

15 of 15 - Preparedness of enterprises to embrace newer communication technologies

 

Interview with S. Srinivasan, Founder and Director, Viva Communications Pvt Ltd, Chennai (www.vivacomm.co.in), January 30, 2010, 7.30 am (Nageswara Rao Park)

 

Visit: http://www.youtube.com/user/Pitstop4Performers

Monday, February 08, 2010

Alo Ghosh - Topics of videos

Alo Ghosh

http://bit.ly/F4TAlo

 

1 of 26 - Top thoughts -- I have come back to education, the next big opportunity space

2 of 26 - Academia-Industry divergence, need for vocational education

3 of 26 - Importance of finishing school, and integrating entrepreneurs with education

4 of 26 - On mentoring, social networking

5 of 26 - Levelling of the playing field by Facebook, smartphones

6 of 26 - Apple has created a fashion for gadgets

7 of 26 - Access to corporate captains

8 of 26 - Articulation and public speaking -- a crying need for Indian corporate world

9 of 26 - Difference that coach can make for corporate chiefs

10 of 26 - Why a trainer

11 of 26 - Observations about corporate world -- some humility helps

12 of 26 - Mergers and acquisitions often erode value

13 of 26 - Domestic market vs Glamour of global market

14 of 26 - China and the rest of the world

15 of 26 - Hyper competitiveness in markets, and potential for collaboration

16 of 26 - Pure servicing vs Manufacturing in India

17 of 26 - Avatar, a triumph of technology

18 of 26 - Guru business, and the interest for self-improvement

19 of 26 - Business-Politics nexus

20 of 26 - US as a destination for higher education

21 of 26 - Corporate university models

22 of 26 - Family business succession vs First-generation enterprises

23 of 26 - Parenting in the US vs India

24 of 26 - One tip for time management

25 of 26 - Forthcoming books, on financial crisis, and future of outsourcing

26 of 26 - Papua New Guinea, a well-kept secret of investment potential

 

Interview with Alo Ghosh, CEO, Techna, US (http://www.techna.com/), January 27, 2010, 3 pm

Suganthi Shivkumar - Topics of videos

Suganthi Shivkumar

http://bit.ly/F4TInformatica

 

1 of 21 - Top thoughts -- Commonality among customers' strategies

2 of 21 - Signs of recovery, moving from survival to the next level

3 of 21 - Recent successes, touching human lives

4 of 21 - Essence of any software solution is applicability to other verticals

5 of 21 - Nine out of 10 hospital bills are incorrect, according to estimates

6 of 21 - Moving beyond BI

7 of 21 - Role of human intelligence

8 of 21 - Enterprise data integration

9 of 21 - Hurdles to implementing solutions

10 of 21 - Evolving role of CIOs

11 of 21 - Events last year

12 of 21 - Upcoming conferences and tour

13 of 21 - Operations in India

14 of 21 - Unique identification projects for the Revenue and Welfare agencies

15 of 21 - City planning analogy for data architecture

16 of 21 - Patterns of media interest

17 of 21 - Skills vs Passion of candidates

18 of 21 - Early warning signs of data misalignment

19 of 21 - Money that enterprises leave on the table

20 of 21 - Life, a continuing learning process

21 of 21 - From a group to a team

 

Interview with Suganthi Shivkumar, Managing Director, Asia South, Informatica S. E. A. Pte Ltd, Singapore (http://www.informatica.com/), January 27, 2010, 7.30 am (Nageswara Rao Park)

Sunday, February 07, 2010

Bafna Mahaveer Chand - Topics of videos

Bafna Mahaveer Chand

http://bit.ly/F4TBafna

 

1 of 32 - Top thoughts -- India is the hub of generic pharmaceuticals

2 of 32 - Strength of India in the generics market

3 of 32 - Observations about the developments in the pharma industry

4 of 32 - What has been the response of policymakers to pharma industry's demands

5 of 32 - Prescription drugs vs generic drugs

6 of 32 - Economics of the pharma industry

7 of 32 - Robust system of Tamil Nadu Government for drug procurement

8 of 32 - Well-knit drug distribution that reaches rural areas

9 of 32 - Story of Bafna

10 of 32 - Government does not support SSI units and SMEs that export

11 of 32 - Expansion plans -- Facilities in Africa, Sri Lanka

12 of 32 - Graduated to branded generic market

13 of 32 - Health risks that arise from changes in lifestyle

14 of 32 - Status of drug literacy

15 of 32 - Twenty years in Sri Lanka market

16 of 32 - Reasons for focus on Africa, Sri Lanka

17 of 32 - Contract manufacturing for the Europe market

18 of 32 - Research and development work in the company

19 of 32 - Advantages of multi-product facility for drug production

20 of 32 - Understanding the generics market

21 of 32 - Role of generics in managing healthcare costs in developed countries

22 of 32 - Development of generics needs more research attention

23 of 32 - Indian pharmaceutical industry has excellent facilities

24 of 32 - Cost of inputs increasing

25 of 32 - Hurdles faced by the industry

26 of 32 - WHO norms about generics

27 of 32 - Any impact of economic crisis on pharma

28 of 32 - Potential of the export market

29 of 32 - Is entrepreneurship an attractive option

30 of 32 - Do students think differently when choosing their study courses

31 of 32 - Experience with interns

32 of 32 - Funding options

 

Interview with Bafna Mahaveer Chand, Chairman and Managing Director, Bafna Pharmaceuticals Ltd, Chennai (http://www.bafnapharma.com/), January 25, 2010, 7.30 am (Nageswara Rao Park)

Ramarajan R - Topics of videos

Ramarajan R

http://bit.ly/F4TSilentTalkies

 

1 of 20 - Aim of the enterprise -- create an open stage

2 of 20 - On the naming of the business

3 of 20 - Bridging the services of entertainment industry and corporate needs (presentation)

4 of 20 - Shooting of the first film is almost over

5 of 20 - Response from corporates

6 of 20 - Script and theme discussions in which the senior corporate executives participate

7 of 20 - How are we funding the enterprise

8 of 20 - Films vs ads

9 of 20 - Plans for different phases

10 of 20 - Process that we follow to identify talent

11 of 20 - Breaking from normal commercial movie formula

12 of 20 - Education vs Entertainment

13 of 20 - Also opportunities for celebrities

14 of 20 - Support from campus for the enterprise

15 of 20 - Creativity can help in achieving economies

16 of 20 - We will introduce 3-D cinema to Ramayana and Mahabharata

17 of 20 - Blending reality in movies

18 of 20 - Experience vs Management education

19 of 20 - Business lessons from my grandfather

20 of 20 - Opportunities for internship

 

Brief interaction with Ramarajan R, Founder, CEO & CreativeHead, Silent Talkies, Chennai (http://www.silenttalkies.com/), January 24, 2010, 7.30 am (Nageswara Rao Park)

Friday, February 05, 2010

Book Profit

1)      'Non-Tax Sources in India' by Mahesh C. Purohit and Vishnu Kanta Purohit (www.gayatri-publications.com)

2)      'Employees – How to save income-tax with new rules governing valuation of perquisites' (www.taxmann.com)

Thursday, February 04, 2010

Book Mark

1)      'Building the Value Machine' by Peter Cheverton (www.vivagroupindia.com)

2)      'Rocking the Boat: How to effect change without making trouble' by Debra E. Meyerson (www.HBSPress.org)

3)      'Sell Like a Great Man, Give Service Like a Madman' by Jagdish Joshi (www.wonderlandbooks.co.in)

Books2Byte

1)      'International Project Management' by Kathrin Köster (www.sagepublications.com)

2)      'Professional Ubuntu Mobile Development' by Ian Robert Lawrence and Rodrigo Cesar Lopes Belem (www.wileyindia.com)

Wednesday, February 03, 2010

Sarosh Zaiwalla, Zoya Burbeza - Topics of videos

Sarosh Zaiwalla, Zoya Burbeza

http://bit.ly/F4TZaiwalla

 

1 of 35 - Top thoughts -- Indian law firm in the international sphere

2 of 35 - Meeting Dalai Lama

3 of 35 - Entry of foreign law firms into India -- Lessons from China

4 of 35 - Fear of insecurity among local law firms

5 of 35 - Importance of neighbourly relations with China, Pakistan -- No point having confrontations

6 of 35 - Experience in Hong Kong handover

7 of 35 - Positive perceptions about India in China

8 of 35 - What should Indian civil servants focus on

9 of 35 - Approach of media to legal issues

10 of 35 - We are still living in the pre-1947 colonial justice system

11 of 35 - Technology in judiciary

12 of 35 - National Law Schools have brought about an important change

13 of 35 - Current projects (Zoya)

14 of 35 - Arbitration is better than litigation (Zoya)

15 of 35 - Role of mediator (Zoya)

16 of 35 - Legal research on international law, IP (Zoya)

17 of 35 - I find law interesting, with potential for creativity (Zoya)

18 of 35 - Good to move from rules to principles (Zoya)

19 of 35 - Arriving at the right answer by tuning in

20 of 35 - Law is for Justice, not vice versa

21 of 35 - Faster pace of legal reforms needed

22 of 35 - Indian media vs Global media

23 of 35 - What can be reported in media

24 of 35 - Hurdle posed by legal system to international investments

25 of 35 - Quick awards not forthcoming in arbitrations, why

26 of 35 - Confidentiality in arbitrations

27 of 35 - Interference with arbitration awards

28 of 35 - Indian Oil case -- Finality vs Justice

29 of 35 - Rights of State regarding proceeds of crime

30 of 35 - Corrupt money in banking system

31 of 35 - Enforcement of laws against foreign corrupt practices

32 of 35 - Retrospective amendments

33 of 35 - Making law and decisions simple to understand

34 of 35 - Undoing wrongs necessary to handle internal problems, such as Naxalism

35 of 35 - Consecrated deity vs other artefacts -- the Nataraja idol case

 

Brief interaction with Zoya Burbeza, Associate Lawyer, Zaiwalla & Co.

 

Interview with Sarosh Zaiwalla, Director, Zaiwalla & Co, Solicitors, London (http://www.zaiwalla.co.uk/), January 23, 2010, 9.30 am, http://bit.ly/F4TZaiwalla

Anil Sood - Topics of videos

Anil Sood

http://bit.ly/F4TIndia2039

 

1 of 19 - Top thoughts -- Plausible vision of the future India

2 of 19 - Complacency, rather than pessimism, has been a reaction to the book

3 of 19 - Savings rate assumptions do not constrain consumption

4 of 19 - Lot to learn from global experiences of continental size countries

5 of 19 - Will we seize the opportunity or squander it away

6 of 19 - Long way to go in terms of ease of doing business

7 of 19 - Indian vs Global MNCs

8 of 19 - Relevance of the middle class concept to growth

9 of 19 - Need for monitoring progress transparently

10 of 19 - Role of media in developing economies

11 of 19 - Benefits of growth have not filtered to large sections of the country

12 of 19 - Urgent policies required for tackling inequalities

13 of 19 - Leaders have a clear role to play

14 of 19 - Importance of regional relations

15 of 19 - Challenges of income gaps between countries

16 of 19 - Overarching challenge is one of governance

17 of 19 - Private sector needs a code of ethics

18 of 19 - World Bank can make a difference through knowledge transfer

19 of 19 - Observations about research work in India

 

Interview with Anil Sood, Co-Editor, 'India 2039: An Affluent Society in One Generation' (Sage), January 23, 2010, 8 am (Taj Mt), http://bit.ly/F4TIndia2039

V.R. Srinivasan - Topics of videos

V.R. Srinivasan

http://bit.ly/F4TVRSBrics

 

1 of 6 - Experience of Indian corporates that entered China

2 of 6 - Is the growth of Indian economy sustainable

3 of 6 - US offshoring debate

4 of 6 - Sri Lanka challenge

5 of 6 - Observations about the capital markets

6 of 6 - Worries whether Budget will spring up negative surprises

 

Brief interaction with V. R. Srinivasan, Director, Brics Securities Ltd, Mumbai (http://www.bricssecurities.com/), February 2, 2010, 5.30 pm, http://bit.ly/F4TVRSBrics

Tuesday, February 02, 2010

L. N. Rajaram - Topics of videos

L. N. Rajaram

http://bit.ly/F4TRajaramESC

 

1 of 5 - Observations about SPIN in Chennai

2 of 5 - Software process should be taken to the individual level

3 of 5 - Comparison between manufacturing and software work

4 of 5 - Major anomaly about software industry is the absence of accountability

5 of 5 - What should be the way forward for Indian software industry

 

Brief interaction with L. N. Rajaram, Director, Expert Software Consultants Ltd, Chennai (http://www.escindia.net/), http://bit.ly/F4TRajaramESC