8 things the next government should do

These are few thoughts of our business heads on what next government should do: Articulate the Promise 2019: Any government should measure their performance with respect to the promise they made. Ex: MW of generation capacity added. KM of national highways constructed. Mainly publish regular and transparent annual updates. Measure social sector “outcome”: out policies…

Is China a threat to Indian IT companies?

Studies show that Chinese software outsourcing firms are unlikely to catch up with Indian and other global software services firms anytime in the near future, despite a major policy push towards outsourcing from China’s central government in recent years. Language barrier has also played a huge role in China’s inability to attract large outsourcing contracts…

What is a Bitcoin and how it works?

Bitcoin is virtual currency. Once you have installed a Bitcoin wallet on your computer or mobile phone, it will generate your first Bitcoin address and you can create more whenever you need one. You can disclose your addresses to your friends so that they can pay you or vice versa. In fact, this is pretty…

RBI – What is repo rate?

Recently, we see the headlines in Economic times that RBI may increase the repo rate by 25bps. So what is it? bps stands for ‘base points’. 1 bps= 0.01 % So an increase in 25bps means at increase of 0.25% What is a Repo Rate? The rate at which the RBI lends money to commercial banks is…

Retail: Packaging is important!!

Packaging plays an important role in marketing mix, in promotion campaigns, as a pricing criteria and finally in defining the character of new products. All good things come in small packages, but at the same time this art is not simple. In fact in many cases, package is the product itself. Walter Landor of Landor…

WhatsApp saving lives!!

Couple of articles these days have caught my attention – felt good about the use of WhatsApp in hospitals. Doctors started using the personal technology – the smartphone to speed up diagnosis patients with suspected problems. They started using WhatsApp to send pictures of patient’s electrocardiograms to each other to cut time spent on reaching…