February 19, 2018

Futuristic technology to result in seamless international travel

As I write this, I’m sitting in Auckland after going through a tiring 25-hours of travel hopping from Chennai to Kuala Lumpur to Gold Coast in Australia and finally to Auckland, New Zealand. During this […]
February 12, 2018

Showcase of real time technology at the winter Olympics

The 23rd Winter Olympics is currently under way at Pyeongchang in South Korea. In addition to the Olympic spirit, what is being celebrated is the role of technology in the latest edition of the games. […]
February 6, 2018

Technology to help capture your family history for posterity

As I write this week’s column, my mind is quite pre-occupied with authoring a book that captures the life story of my grandfather and his two brothers. Chennai: Doing this project has been on my […]
January 29, 2018

Social Network: Making sense of WhatsApp Business

When Facebook bought WhatsApp for an insane one lakh eighteen thousand crore rupees (US$19 Billion), I wondered how they will make money out of it. Well, there seems to be some indications of where the […]
April 4, 2017

How authors can use technology to overcome rejection

The conversation centered around how the fact that the former’s book had not been published for over six months now because the ISBN (International Standard Book Number) was not allocated to the book. How can […]
November 25, 2016

I hate the expression work-life balance

Source : http://www.thehindubusinessline.com/companies/i-hate-the-expression-worklife-balance/article9382371.ece Where do you see yourself when you turn 60? Most would probably be thinking of retirement at a quiet, relaxing place by the mountains or the beaches. But not Ashok Soota. A CEO […]
November 15, 2016

To succeed in business, you need to take care of all stakeholders

Source:- http://www.bloncampus.com/hangout-at-bloc/movers-and-shakers/to-succeed-in-business-you-need-to-take-care-of-all-stakeholders/article9348902.ece In conversation with the CEO and Co-founder of Naturals Salon, CK Kumaravel Imagine if, a decade ago, you started your first company. After showing initial signs of success, it suddenly tanks, dragging your […]
November 14, 2016

The power of digital money

Source:- http://www.dtnext.in/Lifestyle/Technology/2016/11/13210921/1021381/The-power-of-digital-money.vpf The demonetisation of Rs. 500 and Rs. 1,000 notes by the government of India is a great move to flush out black money. That move, while laudable at the vision, has also resulted […]
November 8, 2016

There has to be hard work and persistence to anything you do in life

Source:- http://www.bloncampus.com/hangout-at-bloc/movers-and-shakers/there-has-to-be-hard-work-and-persistence-to-anything-you-do-in-life/article9320503.ece Uber India President Amit Jain speaks about what builds great teams, leadership skills and more How does Uber manage to achieve scale and efficiency with such a small, lean team? What’s your leadership […]
November 1, 2016

It’s good to start a start-up with your friends

Source:- http://www.bloncampus.com/hangout-at-bloc/movers-and-shakers/its-good-to-start-a-startup-with-your-friends/article9291147.ece In conversation with co-founders of Notion Press, one of India’s fastest growing publishing start-ups What is it like to begin a start-up? Is it ok for friends to work together? How should you […]