Crystal Gazing: 2018

We are almost at the halfway mark of 2017, and I thought it would be a good idea to capture some emerging trends, and explore how business will be impacted in the coming months... Trend #1 - Chatbots Bots seem to be everywhere these days. And, cutting-edge organizations are rushing to deploy them. Bots today …

Building a Personal Brand

Last month, I had the pleasure of addressing a bunch of entrepreneurs at a conference called "Breaking Barriers" on 'Building a Personal Brand'. It's a topic that is relevant not just to entrepreneurs, but also to owners of small-medium organizations and key executives in any large enterprise. Here are some of the key lessons shared …

The IndiaStack Framework

Typically, when we think of government-run initiatives in India, a certain image comes to mind - one that leaves a lot to be desired. But, India is changing. And, changing fast. Yes, most of us know about initiatives like Aadhaar. But, that's not all there is to it. A few months ago, I wrote about India's …

Is Digital a Mindset or a Skillset?

I recently attended the AWS re:Invent 2016 event online, which offered some fascinating insights into the world of Technology by folks who manage business (in the cloud) on an enviable scale. One such insight was: "Software is a mindset, not a skillset." That got me thinking about how the same truth applies to Digital as well. ThinkShop works with clients …