Friday, December 13th, 2013

India To Spend $3.9 Billion On Cloud Services By 2017

According to a new Gartner report, around $3.9 billion will be spent on cloud services in India from 2013 through 2017, of which $1.7 billion will be spent on software-as-a-service (SaaS). The overall public cloud services market in India is also set to grow 33.6% this year to touch $404 million, an increase of $101 […]

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Saturday, July 27th, 2013

India among top 3 countries in KPMG technology innovation survey

India ranked second in becoming the leading innovation centre for the world, third in the list of the most promising countries for disruptive breakthrough and fourth-most friendliest technology innovation country. Read More: http://www.livemint.com/Industry/r6N1pw1LVz1D8fYDUcWBDL/India-among-top-3-in-KPMG-technology-innovation-survey.html

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Saturday, June 18th, 2011

Why America Is Second Best after India With Its Innovation Culture

Forbes has this interesting article on why USA is second after India for Innovation. USA is a clear second to India and that the USA’s innovation interests tended to veer towards incremental change and efficiencies (Six Sigma) rather than the more open, greenfield area of creativity and ideation. Read more.

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Wednesday, August 25th, 2010

Creating micro products for India the Allianz way

Consumer companies have successfully launched micro products to reach out to Indian customers by having Shampoo sachets. The advantage of this that people who cannot or do not want to invest in the whole bottle , can buy a small sachet for 1% of the cost of a bottle. The end result is more volume […]

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Thursday, April 15th, 2010

India is No. 2 in mobile Internet usage

As per a recently published article, India in Number two globally right after US for using Internet via mobile phone. Number 1 mobile device globally for accessing internet is the iPhone followed by the iTouch, Number 3 is the android based Motorola Droid, Number 4 is HTC Dream (also runs Android). In India people are […]

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Monday, July 20th, 2009

Love and the Indian Economy

Some time back, I read an article in the Hindustan time about a person spending Rs. 45,000 flowers on 14 foot bouquet for Valentines Day and the article title “In times of meltdown, a Rs 45,000 bouquet” sounded like it was criminal to spend so much money in Economic Downturn. First I would like to […]

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Wednesday, February 4th, 2009

Korea to Get 1Gbps broadband by 2012

While we are still struggling with a few Kbps speeds, which we call Broadband in India. Korea is already rolling out 1Gbps broadband by investing US$24 Billion. Most of the internet plans available in India, have a download limits of 1GB and speeds are 256/512Mbps.This defeats the whole purpose of having high speed internet when […]

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Wednesday, November 26th, 2008

Hyundai i20 coming soon

After successfully launching the Hyundai i10, the team at Hyundai is busy putting their final touches to the i20. Like the i10, the i20 will be manufactured in India and exported globally. The i20 be positioned in the premium hatchback segment (B sgement), just as the Getz. This car with replace the Getz worldwide except […]

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Monday, November 17th, 2008

Did Apple get its India strategy wrong?

Mint has this nice article on how Apple got its India strategy wrong for the iPhone launch: Lost Opportunity | How Apple got its strategy wrong To add to this, Apple charges its customers in India full charges for the handset, which means no subsidisation from the service provide and yet the handset it locked […]

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Friday, August 1st, 2008

Indira Gandhi ‘s Quote on working

“There are two kinds of people, those who do the work and those who take the credit. Try to be in the first group; there is less competition there.” –  Indira Gandhi

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Friday, May 16th, 2008

Forbes: 53% believe India will have the most billionaires by 2017

After announcing the number of billionaires from India. Forbes recently did a vote count and found that 53 percent believe that India will have most billionaires by 2017 than any other country. Over 13,000 people voted and more people are voting. Go ahead and cast your vote or see the list. I just did mine

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Sunday, May 11th, 2008

Forbes: Four Indians among the top ten billionaires

As pre recent study published by Forbes, 4 Indians were among the top billionaires in the world, more than any other country in the world! Lakshmi Mittal –  World Rank 4 Mukesh Ambani – World Rank 5 Anil Ambani –      World Rank 6 Kushal Pal Singh – World Rank 8 If only the Ambani brothers […]

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Tuesday, April 15th, 2008

Hyundai i10

Now first thank you Hyundai for launching the i10 first in India. In fact the car is also completely designed in India and manufactured too. What this means is that the customer in India gets a world class product. Whats good: Looks good, better than most hatchbacks in the same category. Its a 1.1 engine […]

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Wednesday, April 2nd, 2008

India Second Largest Mobile Market?

India is soon going to be the second largest mobile market in the world ahead of the United States. Currently India has 250 million mobile subscribers as per last count and will be 300 million by end of April 2008. US has 260 million and China is at 550 million. Way to go! Read More.

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Sunday, February 24th, 2008

German scholar Max Mueller on India

“If I were asked under what sky the human mind has most fully developed some of its choicest gifts, has most deeply pondered on the greatest problems of life, and has found solutions, I should point to India.” Max Mueller, German scholar.

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Sunday, January 13th, 2008

Chinese Ambassador on India

“India conquered and dominated China culturally for 20 centuries without ever having to send a single soldier across her border.” Hu Shih, former Ambassador of China to USA

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Thursday, January 10th, 2008

1 Lakh Rupees ($2500) Car

Tata has gone where no other car company has gone before. They have release the cheapest car in the World. This car has huge potential to provide basic automobile to the 3rd world countries at an affordable cost. Vital Stats: Engine: The three cylinder 624 cc four stroke petrol to develop 33 bhp. Mileage: 50 […]

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Thursday, January 3rd, 2008

Cisco to have a fifth of its top executives in India

The company’s plan to have senior vice presidents, vice presidents, and directors, cutting across all corporate functions, in India is not aimed at cutting costs, but at nurturing talent in India, said Wim Elfrink, chief globalization officer for Cisco, who also heads the new center. This is really interesting. While some companies are cutting staff […]

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Tuesday, November 27th, 2007

American historian Will Durant on India

“India was the motherland of our race, and Sanskrit the mother of Europe’s languages: she was the mother of our philosophy; mother, through the Arabs, of much of our mathematics; mother, through the Buddha, of the ideals embodied in Christianity; mother, through the village community, of self-government and democracy. Mother India is in many ways […]

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Sunday, October 28th, 2007

Yet another one by Mark Twain on India

“India has two million gods, and worships them all. In religion all other countries are paupers; India is the only millionaire.” – Mark Twain

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