“Next time, I’ll come and spend a week teaching them ( PG mgt students) how to use Agile for business innovation.” was a suggestion to the Board. It wasn’t the first time I was attending a board meeting, but it was the first time I was in attendance for a business school. I wondered what the concept was, an oft repeated statement. Is it often that IT philosophy is used in other disciplines? I remember Prof. Karl Ulrich at Wharton had a background in Mechanical engineering and also borrowed some concepts from operations management to create rather interesting and simplified … Continue reading Speed and Agility
SEND: through wireless ether, non-time specific Calcutta, India 19 Aug. 17 Hi Nikola, It’s been two years less a century between your autobiography first published in 1919 in the Electrical Experimenter and now that I first read it. I happened … Continue reading Letter to Nikola, written a century later.
Nothing Happens unless something Moves. Albert Einstein. Last autumn, I got the opportunity to take a “Makers” workshop for a bunch of management students. They considered it as “craft” exercise. The aspect of making was new to some of them. We started with the material most familiar to them and many people across the world and that is Paper. For the next Makers Workshop we introduced Plastic and this time the group was clearer with their understanding of how to use a material The next trimester, we introduced a Hackathon competition and the brief was to use basic material such … Continue reading How we “Make in India”
“I think exposing yourself to new ideas and new industries and new places that are doing things in unconventional ways is terribly important” says the interviewee. Hold true even today. Continue reading Guess what I found! A 1990s clipping.