March 29, 2018
Like every other industry, the global insurance sector, worth over $5 trillion, has undergone an immense overhaul because of disruptive technologies in recent years. Customer expectations have changed, and the digitally savvy people who have grown up in the last couple of decades are used to personalized interactions and instant gratification. Admittedly, the insurance industry […]
March 29, 2018
The startup scene is China, Japan, and Southeast Asian countries is flourishing because of changing attitudes, untapped local markets, huge human resources, fierce competition, and foreign investment. As Beenext founder, Teruhide Sato, said, “Asia has an abundance of issues like underdeveloped infrastructure and logistics, and they present great opportunities for startups to come in and […]
March 29, 2018
Companies have been struggling to get their spend on innovation right forever. While some like Apple succeed, others like Nokia don’t. So many have gone down fighting and disillusioned—clamoring for funds to take novel ideas to market or trying to get significant commercial returns from the millions already invested in research. For small businesses and […]
March 29, 2018
The Internet has had far-reaching consequences in every industry and the banking, financial services, and insurance (BFSI) sector is no exception. Online banking has largely replaced traditional banking, except in remote areas where a reliable Internet connection is an issue. Banking is increasingly becoming digital and financial institutions are being forced to rethink the way […]
March 28, 2018
Innovation is never easy, and in today’s world where everything is becoming digital, innovation is technology first and quite complex. Over the years, the linear model of innovation has been tweaked to include these variations—the phase gate model (e.g. NASA 1960), market pull (e.g. photo editing software), and technology push (e.g. Samsung Galaxy with touchscreen […]
March 28, 2018
Innovation is the key to gaining and sustaining competitive advantage, especially in today’s fast-paced, tech-fueled business ecosystem. Traditionally, many organizations used their own knowledge monopoly to innovate and deliver dominant technologies and products to the market. However, businesses soon understood that innovation cannot take place in a vacuum and it requires different points of view, […]
March 28, 2018
After a not-so promising start at the beginning of this decade, India has been climbing up the Global Innovation Index (GII) rankings in the last couple of years—moving to from 81 in 2015 to 60 in 2017. According to a 2016 Capgemini study, India was the best innovation destination in Asia and the third best […]
March 28, 2018
Say, you have a leadership role in a company, and it is up to you to take it to greater heights in terms of profitability and culture. That’s great. But, what about your responsibility as a citizen of this planet to society? Do you strive as hard to make a difference? How committed are you […]
March 27, 2018
“No individual can win a game by himself.”- Pele In the current transforming world, it is almost impossible to create a successful company by yourself. You need guidance and support every step of the way, from developing your idea to growing your company and getting your first customer. In this modern age when entrepreneurs often […]
March 27, 2018
Time flies by in the blink of an eye. Not long ago, we were analyzing the trends unfolding in 2017 and in no time, we are talking about projections for the next year. What amazes us the most is the magnitude of change the industry has gone through in such a short time span. With […]