Tuesday, August 31, 2010

Sandeep Saxena - Topics of videos

Sandeep Saxena

http://bit.ly/F4TActon

 

1 of 6 - Story of the enterprise, its work, and growth

2 of 6 - Difference to the way cancer is treated

3 of 6 - We are a research organisation, developing new tests

4 of 6 - Quality control, validation processes

5 of 6 - Examples of how chemotherapy can be disastrous

6 of 6 - Personalising medicine and its potential

 

Sandeep Saxena, Founder and CEO, Acton Biotech (India) Pvt Ltd, Pune

R. Vasudevan - Topics of videos

R. Vasudevan

http://bit.ly/F4TRVasudevan

 

1 of 5 - Looking back at the growth of business

2 of 5 - Challenge today is to take up bigger projects and complete them quicker

3 of 5 - A recent environment-friendly project

4 of 5 - Higher capex investment in projects

5 of 5 - Consistent government policy needed

 

R. Vasudevan, Managing Director, Vascon Engineers, Pune (www.vascon.com)

N. Raghavendra Rao - Topics of videos

N. Raghavendra Rao

http://bit.ly/F4TNRRao

 

1 of 7 - Management and IT work in parallel, not together

2 of 7 - Reminiscing IT experience preceding writing projects

3 of 7 - Examples of manufacturing a motorbike, knowledge harvesting

4 of 7 - Research and development in Indian companies

5 of 7 - Observations about B-schools and their focus

6 of 7 - Explaining to students spiral model of software development

7 of 7 - On industry-academia interaction

 

Dr N. Raghavendra Rao, Editor, 'Virtual Technologies for Business and Industrial Applications: Innovative and Synergistic Approaches' (www.igi-global.com)

Thursday, August 26, 2010

J. Erik Fyrwald - Topics of videos

J. Erik Fyrwald

http://bit.ly/F4TFyrwald

 

1 of 8 - India in top of the company's priorities

2 of 8 - Impact of economic crisis

3 of 8 - About the work to clean the Gulf oil spill

4 of 8 - Work for oil and gas companies

5 of 8 - Organisations in India that Nalco is working with

6 of 8 - Helping companies in meeting regulatory standards

7 of 8 - On the choice of Pune as a destination

8 of 8 - Developing connected teams that benefit from global expertise

 

J. Erik Fyrwald, Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer, Nalco Company, US (www.nalco.com)

Monday, August 23, 2010

Allen C. A. Pereira - Topics of videos

Allen C. A. Pereira

http://bit.ly/F4TBoMPereira

 

1 of 14 - Major concern is how sustainable will our development be

2 of 14 - Is India insulated from global economic upheaval

3 of 14 - Bank expansion in South India

4 of 14 - Opportunity for public sector bankers to participate in nation-building

5 of 14 - Technology can play a major role in financial inclusion

6 of 14 - Strength of the economy is the common man -- a few anecdotes

7 of 14 - Observations about manpower requirement of banks

8 of 14 - Importance of people in banks despite technology infusion

9 of 14 - Potential of SMEs to provide employment

10 of 14 - Knowledge management in banks

11 of 14 - Role of chairman in a bank

12 of 14 - Our economy can generate all the required resources

13 of 14 - We have strong local models in Indian banking

14 of 14 - On media coverage of financial developments

 

Allen C. A. Pereira, Chairman & Managing Director, Bank of Maharashtra, Pune

Sunday, August 22, 2010

Ramesh Padmanabhan - Topics of videos

Ramesh Padmanabhan

http://bit.ly/F4TNimtech

 

1 of 6 - Numbers are not collected diligently before statements are issued

2 of 6 - Problems with agriculture and weather statistics

3 of 6 - Draft beta report required before IFRS adoption

4 of 6 - Accounts should be opened up and evangelists encouraged to comment

5 of 6 - Lack of muscle to hold the directors accountable

6 of 6 - Are petrol pumps calibrated to factor in temperature differences

 

Ramesh Padmanabhan, Director, Nimtech Services Pvt Ltd, Bangalore

Engkeat Lee - Topics of videos

Engkeat Lee

http://bit.ly/F4TEngEDB

 

1 of 12 - Asia is where all growth is coming from

2 of 12 - Benefits of Comprehensive Economic Cooperation Agreement with India

3 of 12 - Three global macro trends and response from Singapore

4 of 12 - Pragmatic approach to solutions, with low rates of taxation

5 of 12 - Singapore as a destination, considering benefits of DTAA

6 of 12 - Three kinds of treaties, viz. DTAA, FTA, and Investment Guarantee Agreements

7 of 12 - Observations about corporate governance requirements

8 of 12 - Working with India and China, for services and manufacturing

9 of 12 - Legal, accounting, marketing professional services sectors

10 of 12 - Innovation from companies, example of water solution

11 of 12 - Mission and vision of EDB

12 of 12 - Recap of CECA impact

 

Engkeat Lee, International Director, Asia Pacific, Singapore Economic Development Board, Singapore (www.sedb.com)

Shankar Rajan - Topics of videos

Shankar Rajan

http://bit.ly/F4TSifas

 

1 of 12 - Working on a distance education programme with University of Madras

2 of 12 - Plans for additional facilities in SIFAS

3 of 12 - How to make students enjoy music and dance

4 of 12 - Music and dance can be a serious hobby

5 of 12 - Outreach programmes in schools

6 of 12 - Need to expose oneself to different genres of music

7 of 12 - Advantages of Singapore for students

8 of 12 - Distance education in arts, supplemented by inputs from gurus

9 of 12 - Top 25 per cent of students fully committed to the art

10 of 12 - Observations about younger generation and culture

11 of 12 - On artistes from India and their encouragement

12 of 12 - Creativity lacking in many Indian TV channels

 

Shankar Rajan, Principal, Singapore Indian Fine Arts Society, Singapore (www.sifas.org)

Saturday, August 21, 2010

Jeremy Rowe - Topics of videos

Jeremy Rowe

http://bit.ly/F4TJRowe

 

1 of 17 - Top thoughts about the business in the region

2 of 17 - Leadership position in the market

3 of 17 - Environmental considerations

4 of 17 - Possible for the industry to be eco conscious

5 of 17 - On innovation in the company

6 of 17 - Managing costs while ensuring value

7 of 17 - Patterns of paint usage across countries

8 of 17 - Lot more smartness in the products

9 of 17 - Helping people visualise painted house

10 of 17 - Factors driving consumption of paint

11 of 17 - How governments impact building maintenance

12 of 17 - Role of professionals in paint consumption

13 of 17 - Do-it-yourself vs engaging a professional painter

14 of 17 - Painting as a profession

15 of 17 - Outlook for the industry

16 of 17 - Observations about how people choose the colours

17 of 17 - Choice of colour is often a collective decision

 

Jeremy Rowe, Managing Director-Decorative Paints, South East Asia & Pacific, Akzo Nobel Paints (Asia Pacific) Pte Ltd, Singapore (www.akzonobel.com)

Sunil Mundhra, Amit Chopra - Topics of videos

Sunil Mundhra, Amit Chopra

http://bit.ly/F4TSunilAmit

 

1 of 5 - Value innovations that banking customers look for

2 of 5 - Solution offerings for banks and insurance companies

3 of 5 - On Islamic banking in the region

4 of 5 - Implementation differences in Islamic banking

5 of 5 - Imperative of developing leaders in the industry

 

Sunil Mundhra, Senior Vice President, 3i Infotech Asia Pacific Pte Ltd, Singapore (www.3i-infotech.com/apac)

 

1 of 4 - Working in non-English speaking markets

2 of 4 - Patterns of customer needs in banking industry

3 of 4 - Banks looking at vendors as partners

4 of 4 - How banks have been coping with global economic crisis

 

Amit Chopra, Assistant Vice President, 3i Infotech Asia Pacific Pte Ltd, Singapore (www.3i-infotech.com/apac)

Krishna R. Subramanyan - Topics of videos

Krishna R. Subramanyan

http://bit.ly/F4TKrishnaGE

 

1 of 15 - Top thoughts about level of financial regulation

2 of 15 - Implementation of financial regulations by local authority

3 of 15 - Breakdowns in internal controls contribute to frauds

4 of 15 - Two aspects of internal control

5 of 15 - Do we still need humans in implementing financial controls

6 of 15 - Tuning software to reduce false positives

7 of 15 - Tracking money laundering vs funding of acts of terror

8 of 15 - Identifying corporate ownership in geographies where laws are lax

9 of 15 - Naming of jurisdictions that do not want to implement tough laws

10 of 15 - What CFOs should look for

11 of 15 - Advice to boards on what they should focus on

12 of 15 - Comparison between engineering and finance

13 of 15 - Problems with explanations of events of the past

14 of 15 - Efficacy of floor price vs market forces, in real estate

15 of 15 - Taking care of the aged

 

Krishna R. Subramanyan, Asia Compliance Program Leader - Asia Pacific, GE Capital, Singapore (www.ge.com)

Friday, August 20, 2010

S. Santhanakrishnan - Topics of videos

S. Santhanakrishnan

http://bit.ly/F4TSSK

 

1 of 10 - Fair value of IFRS can create complications for agriculture

2 of 10 - Case of difficulties in plantation accounting

3 of 10 - Observations about industry awareness of IFRS implications

4 of 10 - Level of knowledge sharing in the profession, and MCA

5 of 10 - IFRS preparedness of companies in public and private sector

6 of 10 - Problems that credit departments of banks will face post IFRS transition

7 of 10 - On proposals to amend company law

8 of 10 - Initiatives of IT Committee of ICAI

9 of 10 - Options as regards multinational accounting firms

10 of 10 - Important that regulators work together

 

S. Santhanakrishnan, Chairman, Corporate Law and Corporate Governance Committee, ICAI (www.icai.org)

Thursday, August 19, 2010

Kalyan Vaidya, July 2010 - Topics of videos

Kalyan Vaidya

http://bit.ly/F4TValinnova

 

1 of 8 - Options that people have for housing

2 of 8 - Mall located close to community

3 of 8 - Facilities and services available for daily life to make the place self-contained

4 of 8 - Preparations for Youth Olympics in the neighbourhood

5 of 8 - Choice of housing by Indians earlier and now

6 of 8 - Leadership team has people who come from simple background

7 of 8 - Member of Parliament of the area connects with people every week

8 of 8 - Patterns of industrial development over the years

 

Kalyan Vaidya, Managing Consultant, Valinnova Services, Singapore (www.valinnova.com), Author, 'Not for $ Anymore'

Wednesday, August 18, 2010

G. T. Venkateshwar Rao - Topics of videos

G. T. Venkateshwar Rao

http://bit.ly/F4TGTVRao

 

1 of 15 - ITDMS implemented by CBDT

2 of 15 - Challenge of making meaning of large volume of information

3 of 15 - Process reengineering involved in the exercise

4 of 15 - Solution to work on data as is where is

5 of 15 - Expected volume and response time

6 of 15 - Identity resolution engine in the solution

7 of 15 - Application in other government agencies

8 of 15 - Use of IT in IT

9 of 15 - A product that is driven entirely by the Department

10 of 15 - Interest shown by other countries, and FTA

11 of 15 - Prepared for incremental volumes

12 of 15 - Plans for further IT applications

13 of 15 - Goals defined in Citizens Charter

14 of 15 - DTC aimed at reducing grey areas in taxation

15 of 15 - On analytics, data warehousing in Department

 

G. T. Venkateshwar Rao, Indian Revenue Service, Singapore

Tuesday, August 17, 2010

Arvind Panagariya - Topics of videos

Arvind Panagariya

http://bit.ly/F4TArvindP

 

1 of 9 - Big questions about climate change before developing countries

2 of 9 - Understanding sustainability in the context of environment

3 of 9 - Unrealistic to talk about mitigation when development is a priority

4 of 9 - India and China are not in the same league, in the climate change challenge

5 of 9 - Are economists later arrivers in the climate change debate

6 of 9 - Examples of where economists have had wider impact in India

7 of 9 - Can economists be held accountable for their advice

8 of 9 - Does India have vibrant and rigorous economic debate

9 of 9 - What aspects of Indian economy are of interest to students abroad

 

Arvind Panagariya, Professor of Economics, Jagdish Bhagwati Professor of Indian Political Economy, Columbia University, New York (www.columbia.edu)

Ashok Malhotra - Topics of videos

Ashok Malhotra

http://bit.ly/F4TAshokM

 

1 of 9 - Top thoughts -- Issue of patricentric orientation to life

2 of 9 - Patricentricity, as different from patriarchy, and meta man and meta woman

3 of 9 - Orientation towards patricentricity which goes beyond gender

4 of 9 - Varied responses to the patricentricity idea

5 of 9 - Author reading the book

6 of 9 - What the book deals with

7 of 9 - Managers have to seriously revisit their notions

8 of 9 - Enormous wastage all around

9 of 9 - Answers lie in the East but power is in the West

 

Ashok Malhotra, Author, 'Child Man' (Routledge), Bangalore

Friday, August 13, 2010

C. H. Gopinatha Rao - Topics of videos

C. H. Gopinatha Rao

http://bit.ly/F4TCHGRao

 

1 of 6 - Need for knowledge of real estate law

2 of 6 - Remember, statutes are not static

3 of 6 - What has changed, and what has not, in real estate law

4 of 6 - Differences among state laws

5 of 6 - Example of state-level variations in real estate law

6 of 6 - Outlook for the real estate industry

 

C. H. Gopinatha Rao, Architect, Chennai

Tuesday, August 10, 2010

Arun Kumaar .B - Topics of videos

Arun Kumaar .B

http://bit.ly/F4TArunDalkia

 

1 of 20 - Benefits of outsourced utilities management

2 of 20 - Degradation of efficiency when utilities do not get due attention

3 of 20 - Value proposition of utilities management

4 of 20 - Performance parameter that is maintained

5 of 20 - Who owns the assets

6 of 20 - Transfer of assets at the end of contract period

7 of 20 - Success stories outside India

8 of 20 - India operations

9 of 20 - Training of young engineers

10 of 20 - Traits required of an engineer

11 of 20 - Need for industrial collaboration in campuses

12 of 20 - Strength of accreditation and certification for engineers

13 of 20 - Recognition of work of engineers is mostly in-house

14 of 20 - Labs for children to promote interest in science

15 of 20 - How parents can scientific talent in children

16 of 20 - Continuous quest that engineers pursue

17 of 20 - Sustainability focus of company operations

18 of 20 - Sectors that are paid attention to

19 of 20 - Why municipalities and local bodies should give priority to sustainability

20 of 20 - Safety considerations that engineers keep in mind

 

Arun Kumaar .B, Chief Operating Officer, Dalkia India P Ltd, Chennai

S. Ramachandran - Topics of videos

S. Ramachandran

http://bit.ly/F4TRamFML

 

1 of 6 - Top thoughts about GST

2 of 6 - Board-level questions regarding GST

3 of 6 - Advice to CFOs

4 of 6 - Likely impact of GST on pricing

5 of 6 - Areas where we may see litigation in the wake of GST

6 of 6 - What can be expected between today and the G-Day

 

S. Ramachandran, Foxmandal Little, Solicitors & Advocates, Chennai

Tuesday, August 03, 2010

K. Vishwanath - Topics of videos

K. Vishwanath

http://bit.ly/F4TVishJG

 

1 of 3 - Hedging risks in the fashion portfolio

2 of 3 - Increasing use of IT in fashion business

3 of 3 - How can Indian brands become global

 

K. Vishwanath, Business Development Manager, Jay Gee Enterprises (Pte) Ltd, Singapore

R. Dhinakaran - Topics of videos

R. Dhinakaran

http://bit.ly/F4TRDhinakaran

 

1 of 12 - Top thoughts -- Impact of economic conditions on businesses

2 of 12 - Story of Jay Gee

3 of 12 - Chain of stores for footwear and watch

4 of 12 - Challenges faced by fashion industry

5 of 12 - How tourists ensure they get genuine products

6 of 12 - Role of salesperson in fashion business

7 of 12 - Absence of herd following in fashion industry

8 of 12 - Influence of movies on fashion

9 of 12 - Shelf life of fashion products has come down drastically

10 of 12 - Observations about fashion business in developing countries

11 of 12 - Best practices that can be adopted from Singapore

12 of 12 - Community and social activities

 

R. Dhinakaran, Managing Director, Jay Gee Enterprises (Pte) Ltd, Singapore

Venkat Narayanan - Topics of videos

Venkat Narayanan

http://bit.ly/F4TVenkatN

 

1 of 21 - Top thoughts -- Challenges before software industry

2 of 21 - Need to think about role of system integrator in changed scenario

3 of 21 - Pressure to reduce price points and to show return on investment

4 of 21 - Capex and opex considerations

5 of 21 - Factors driving choice of private and public clouds

6 of 21 - Example of virtual desktop in a large bank

7 of 21 - IT areas that interest students

8 of 21 - How does IT industry make campus recruits employable

9 of 21 - Upgrading working professionals to changing technologies

10 of 21 - Fiscal incentives for skill development in IT

11 of 21 - Observations about IT as lead indicator of economic recovery

12 of 21 - Outlook for Indian IT industry in the global scene

13 of 21 - Ways to achieve non-linear growth

14 of 21 - Worrying that IT may be drawing talent away from research

15 of 21 - Investment in research by IT companies

16 of 21 - Areas where industry and academia can collaborate

17 of 21 - Chapters contributed to textbooks

18 of 21 - Mobility, a big enabler for organisations and emerging economies

19 of 21 - Reasons why I chose to join a start-up in Singapore

20 of 21 - Entrepreneurship is a rollercoaster ride

21 of 21 - On media interest in IT across time and geographies

 

Venkat Narayanan, Senior Vice President, Enterprise Business Solutions, Mahindra Satyam, Singapore

K. Sadashiv - Topics of videos

K. Sadashiv

http://bit.ly/F4TSadashiv

 

1 of 10 - Understanding corporate sustainability

2 of 10 - Every sector has a role to play in sustainability

3 of 10 - On regulatory, governance, disclosures, metrics and standards

4 of 10 - Emergence of carbon due diligence

5 of 10 - Caution about incentives in the sustainability space

6 of 10 - Examples of how sustainability gets a boost from enlightened consumers

7 of 10 - New range of businesses spawned by sustainability focus

8 of 10 - Carbon strategy that enterprises are working at

9 of 10 - Regulations about reverse logistics to ensure green disposal

10 of 10 - Role of software in sustainability and assurance reporting

 

K. Sadashiv, Partner, Climate Change and Sustainability Services, Ernst & Young LLP, Singapore (www.ey.com)

Gopinath Pillai - Topics of videos

Gopinath Pillai

http://bit.ly/F4TGPillai

 

1 of 8 - Observations about business climate in the region

2 of 8 - Consistency and transparency of policies

3 of 8 - Flaws in system make Indian civil servants less effective

4 of 8 - Aspirations to be an international financial centre

5 of 8 - Singapore as a major centre for raising funds vs listing

6 of 8 - Performance of Indian companies in Singapore and vice versa

7 of 8 - Not enough coverage in media on regional basis

8 of 8 - Rhetoric vs execution of policies in India

 

Gopinath Pillai, Chairman, Institute of South Asian Studies, Singapore (www.isas.nus.edu.sg)

Monday, August 02, 2010

K. Kesavapany - Topics of videos

K. Kesavapany

http://bit.ly/F4TKesavapany

 

1 of 6 - Major issues before the Institute

2 of 6 - On global concerns such as climate change

3 of 6 - Observations about free trade agreements

4 of 6 - Working on Nalanda project

5 of 6 - Lot of missed opportunities

6 of 6 - Bridging newly-arrived Indians and the settled Indians

 

K. Kesavapany, Director, Institute of Southeast Asian Studies, Singapore (www.iseas.edu.sg)

Sunday, August 01, 2010

Ong Keng Yong - Topics of videos

Ong Keng Yong

http://bit.ly/F4TOng

 

1 of 4 - Relationship between India and Singapore

2 of 4 - Need to go beyond trading

3 of 4 - Possibility of collaborative foreign policy research

4 of 4 - Challenges arising from Singapore's success

 

Ong Keng Yong, Director, Institute of Policy Studies, Singapore (www.lkyspp.nus.edu.sg/ips)

R. Ravi - Topics of videos

R. Ravi

http://bit.ly/F4TRaviAgro

 

1 of 5 - Volatility of shipping demand driven by the Chinese

2 of 5 - More ports required in India

3 of 5 - Success of private ports in India

4 of 5 - Impact of green on shipping

5 of 5 - Importance of railheads for the ports

 

R. Ravi, Director, Agrocorp International Pte Ltd, Singapore (www.agrocorp.com.sg)

Vijay Iyengar - Topics of videos

Vijay Iyengar

http://bit.ly/F4TVijayAgro

 

1 of 12 - Top thoughts on agriculture

2 of 12 - On the concern about food prices

3 of 12 - Combination of market forces and production forces

4 of 12 - Role of middlemen

5 of 12 - Government should take a longer term approach

6 of 12 - Difference between wheat and rice trading

7 of 12 - Approach to agriculture in a borderless world

8 of 12 - Observations about overseas land holdings by companies

9 of 12 - Viability of farm product retail by chains

10 of 12 - India is going to become more of an importer of agriculture products

11 of 12 - Example of paucity of estimates and statistics in sugar crop

12 of 12 - Sea change in Singapore-India relationship

 

Vijay Iyengar, Chairman and Managing Director, Agrocorp International Pte Ltd, Singapore (www.agrocorp.com.sg)