Automate already!

Automation or controlling something automatically is the use of systematic control system to operate, produce and deliver an output (product or service) with minimal or reduced human intervention. The biggest benefit of automation is that it saves labor! However, it is also used to save energy and materials and to improve quality, accuracy and precision. Companies…

The New Face Of Africa

Africa as a continent has been witnessing a dawn of a technology revolution. The rapid change is soon going to affect the entire region as a whole – lives, jobs, economy, relationships, industries and even politics. According to the world leaders, the continent is seeing “a transformation unlike anything humankind has experienced before”. The Fourth…

Try Gamification

We all love playing games. The activity of playing games has been around for quite some time. From simple board games to the early days of electronic video games, such as MARIO or PONG, the desire to achieve pre-determined goals that comes with playing games is programmed in our genes. The drive is the fact…

Industrialization as a Business Model

When we talk about industrialization, we generally think of an assembly-line setup or a factory production environment where people are working on standard processes and functions. In general perspective, we can look at Industrialization as a part of a wider modernization process, where development is closely related with process, technological and innovation. Looking back at…

Technology trends of 2014

We have entered into an era were technology is taken over our day-to-day lives! Gone are the days when we wished that things were more automated, technology and knowledge was more readily available and people were more internet savvy. As consumers and human beings we are now in a stage where technology has become an…

Trying to do it the “American way”, in India!

Though India has been emerging as a hotspot for new ventures and start-ups, but it holds the symbol of being notoriously bureaucratic and a red-taped structure in the global market. India may be home to many of the largest global outsourcing and IT consulting firms, but attracting American-style entrepreneurism here has been slow or rather…

How important is “age” in Entrepreneurship?

Often the image of a modern day entrepreneur is someone who is a college dropout with a high inclination towards technology, social media and smartphones – typically a male in his 20s! However, recent study shows that over half of the upcoming entrepreneurs from last year were all 40 and older. According to the study…

BOSE – The Master of Sound

Bose Corporation is an audio equipment company popularly known for their high-quality audio systems and speakers for home users, auditoriums and automobiles. BOSE was founded by Amar G. Bose in the year 1964. During Bose’s engineering days at MIT, he had purchased a stereo system and was disappointed with its performance. This gradually led him…

The Power of Animation

Businesses are changing and so are marketing methods. The science of digital marketing has brought different challenges and opportunities. Animation as a marketing tool is emerging as the most cost effective and favorable tool that can help any business market a message, a brand or an objective. The power of animation is increasing and it’s highly recommended…

The importance of a PMO (Project Management Office)

If your organization is into offering project management services then sooner or later you would need to setup a PMO (project management office) within your business. A PMO is a department, division or a group within an organization that defines, executes and maintains the standard process and procedures that are related to project management. Project…

Can User Experience be designed?

User experience (UX), in simple definition, involves a person’s emotions about using a particular product, system or service. User experience is a very blurry concept and many people use the term incorrectly. A lot of designers seem to be talking about user experience (UX) these days and have a strong belief in how they can…

Going Public might kill INNOVATION

A new research suggests that IPOs can result in diminutive innovation, especially in technology firms. In general, post-IPO companies create products and inventions that are less ambitious and valuable than do firms that remain private. Innovation may slow at public companies because IPOs trigger “brain drain” as employees’ cash in their holdings. Increased scrutiny and accountability to…