Best of

Some of my writings in the qualitative research, ethnography and social media space:

The Mirror of Change – this is who we are becoming

Social Tools – Ripples to Waves of the Future

My blog is my social software and social profile

Measuring the value of conversation in social media engagement

On being a qualitative researcher

Mumbai Bleeds

Social media – low-cost qualitative research?

Twitter for Ethnography

Will blogs kill Focus Groups?

Social Media Statistics in India – we need more than navel-gazing

Focus Groups vs Ethnography

Cultural Insights in Business and Service in India (Series)

Notes from Ethnographic Praxis in Industry Conference 2005

Get that Smile from the Heart

Commentary at – How social media shared pain and rage of Mumbai

Other blogs and networks I’ve contributed to:

– Worldchanging : a group blog on “Models, Tools, and Ideas for Building a Bright Green Future”.

– Global Knowledge Review : a monthly online magazine with global conversations on knowledge.

– Global Voices Online: she is a member of the Advisory Board

– SkypeJournal : independent news, views and support around Skype

– TsunamiHelp Blog : the repository of news and information about resources, aid, donations and volunteer efforts around the Asia Earthquake and Tsunamis, which she helped establish and run

– KatrinaHelp : The KatrinaHelp Wiki was initially conceived in many different people’s minds at approximately the same time worldwide. It represents a clear and direct effort at helping coordination, communication, and cooperation for rescue, recovery, and relief efforts.

Appeared in three books: The Power of Many: How the Living Web Is Transforming Politics, Business, and Everyday Life, by Christian Crumlish, The Five Keys to Building Business Relationships Online, by David Teten with Donna Fischer and Scott Allen and, Business Blogs – A Practical Guide by Bill Ives and Amanda Watlington.

Written articles in mainstream media on blogging, a chapter in the Worldchanging Book and I’m frequently invited to participate in Radio and TV shows, with media organizations like the BBC World and CNN-IBN.