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My laptop, my MBA! Commercial Mobile Innovation for SME’s

August 31, 2009

Tweet This is the last post in the series on Mobile Innovations based on a learning journey that I was a part of. Here’s the full series: Mobile Innovations – Introduction Nokia Life Tools – Agriculture Service – “The Internet for the next million” – mobile innovations in rural India Nokia Life Tools – Education […]

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The old, the not-so-old, and many facets of the new

August 31, 2009

Tweet I took this picture of Dhanaji Dongre, the farmer we visited during our Nokia Life Tools immersions, on my test N97 (which has a pretty cool camera but a lousy touch-screen esp. when compared to the iPhone). He is taking a picture of the crew on his own little camera phone, who in turn, […]

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“The Internet for the Next Million” – Mobile Innovations in Rural India

August 31, 2009

Tweet It’s how Natesh, Head of  Nokia Life Tools India describes the program – I like the realism when he uses ‘million’ and not ‘millions’ or ‘billion’! Alan Reiter, who was with us during our rural immersions has a great article on Life Tools – here’s an excerpt: Farmers view Dhanaji Dongre’s crops in Khandali, […]

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Mobile Phones, Emerging Markets and Stuart Henshall

May 13, 2008

Tweet Stuart’s becoming quite the expert on mobility in urban India!! He was here end-April for a little over a week and we did a lot of learning around the mobile phone space in Mumbai. Next time, small towns too!! Its really cool to see how he can really get to some deep immersions despite […]

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The Indian Marketplace – always the bazaar

October 17, 2007

Tweet Niti Bhan who writes Perspective 2.0 shares a snapshot of three mega trends in the Indian marketplace, the key words according to her being: “aspirational, ambitious, entrepreneurial, forward looking and pragmatic” Multiplying Media: “The urbanized consumer has become as demanding and sophisticated as any in the world and the aspirations of the rest are […]

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