How Data Theft is affecting the Elections

Data Theft whether from Aadhar or Facebook has increasingly become a serious thing to worry about. With Cambridge Analytica’s involvement both in the Bihar 2010 polls, the Donald Trump campaign and the Brexit vote, it seems like the world’s population has to be worried about any election being…

Vodafone-Idea Merger : Two brands or One?

When mergers and acquisitions happen these days, the first people from the outside to get very excited are the marketing folks. The easy debate for them is whether the merged company should consolidate their brands into one brand, or leave the brands separate and on their own. The…

Is Aadhar the only leak of demographic data?

Is Aadhar the only source to leak personal demographic data? As an ordinary consumer, I don’t think so. Last year my car was insured with one car insurance company. How did the three other insurance companies call me this year for the renewal of my car insurance policy?…

Is Business Transformation the new buzz word?

  Recently for an interview for the vacancy of a Digital Strategy Head, one of our candidates when asked what was his favourite line of activity, said it was Business Transformation. In the 70s and 80s people used the word Positioning in equal abandon. You could almost substitute…

2018 :Coping with the past and looking into the future!

  While it is popular to be optimistic about a new year, it does seem like 2018 will depend largely on how to cope with some of the mis-deeds of the last few years. One of the phenomena that has struck us the world over is that victory…

Is Amazon just competing with the next e-commerce company?

  When I read the local newspapers today about who is bigger, or who is mightier, or other companies simply disputing Amazon’s growth rates, I was wondering if public at large really think that Amazon is just competing with the next e-commerce company? First of all Amazon wasn’t…

Will India revise its policy on Net Neutrality post the US decision?

  Most of you will remember that TRAI had laid guidelines on net neutrality in 2016. This was on the heels of Facebook offering free internet under certain conditions via Free Basics which started a raging debate in the country on the subject of net neutrality. Jay Parikh,…

Namaste Sophia! Welcome to India.

  When Sophia visits the TechFest at the Indian Institute of Technology Bombay, in less than a week’s time, India will also get a flavor of this already sensationalized artificial intelligence. Developed by Dr. David Hansen of Hansen Robotics, Sophia is a great example of bringing artificial intelligence…