As the co-founder of an analytical business, I always look to the data for answers. However, there is more to successful businesses than analytical insights. In my opinion, most companies rely too much on analytical thinking and not enough on design thinking, which is essential for innovation and success.
These two different strategies come together to help companies sustain and grow progress.
Exploration – Seeking innovative ideas and nurturing an idea mindset
Exploitation – Scaling that idea mindset
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The Auto Repair And Services' Digital Revolution
Cruising down empty roads on your car is fun only when it is firing on all cylinders and is in tip top shape. And as an Indian car owner, getting your car serviced or bringing it in to the repair shop is probably one of the least enjoyable experience that you may have with your four wheeler for many. It is a recurring, unavoidable kind of expense, but the hassle that many face while getting their rides fix from local mechanics and garage owners makes it even more of an unpleasant experience. Let's say your car gets a minor over-heating issue. On a good weekend, you decide to bring it in to your neighbourhood's mechanic's workshop and narrate your problem thoroughly. The issue starts from there, as the guy with the wrench in his hand starts naming issues with parts that you weren't even aware about and chalks up a bill that disturbs that messes up your monthly budget plan through and through.
Dia Mirza On Her Favourite Books
Actor, producer and UN Environment Goodwill Ambassador, Dia Mirza wears several hats. Being an advocate of the environment, she puts her money where her beliefs are and has invested in sustainable brands like Beco India and Shumee, hence putting into motion the practice of a sustainable lifestyle. The actor who was recently seen in the Netflix series 'Call My Agent: Bollywood' and has an upcoming project called 'Bheed', with director Anubhav Sinha, tells us about her favourite books. Kabir Singh Bhandari
Summer Drinks Quenching FMCG Thirst
After two consecutive washed out seasons, companies such as Parle Agro, Amul, Hamdard Foods are anticipating a hike in demand for summer drinks
‘Sneaking' Into Your Shoe Shelves
BATA CEO GUNJAN SHAH SAYS THE FOOTWEAR COMPANY IS BULLISH ABOUT ITS INNOVATIONS IN CASUAL WEAR AND SNEAKERS
MAKING INDIA 5G-READY
STL (Sterlite Technologies Ltd) is amping up its 5G game and building a lot of radios in both dual and tri band which can be deployed across spectrums: Ankit Agarwal, Managing Director
46 D2C BRAND DISRUPTORS
For the second edition of Entrepreneur's The Makers Co, we recognize 46 DTC brands selected on the basis of qualitative analysis and consideration from industry leaders and Entrepreneur India Editors, who reviewed hundreds of nominations - whose entrepreneurial spirit and actions are helping transform not only their brands but retail, commerce, marketing, supply chain and oftentimes, the industry itself. These new-age startups are building brands and businesses across industries, categories and the globe. Their entrepreneurial spirit aside, what you'll see in the aggregate is an appreciation for brand creation and product love built on the five Cs that are customer, community, commerce, culture and creators. At a time when brand relevance and business growth are of utmost importance, these founders are fighting for brand relevance with an unwavering commitment. Let's hail the next frontier of Direct to Consumer.
What if the thing you're trying to hide is actually your greatest asset? Walking Dead star (and restaurateur, book publisher, and TV producer) NORMAN REEDUS knows all about that.
D2C 2.0: Digital, phygital, and beyond
Five years ago, Fireside Ventures was set up with the vision of creating iconic digital first brands.
Government's UPI-like digital commerce platform ONDC to break monopolies in e-commerce
To democratise the market structure in e-commerce, the Ministry of Commerce and Industry, along with Department for Promotion of Industry and Internal Trade (DPIIT), under the leadership of Piyush Goyal, Union Minister of Commerce & Industry, have devised the Open Network for Digital Commerce (ONDC).
Secret to Amagi's Success
THE MEDIA SAAS UNICORN HELPS COMPANIES CREATE, DISTRIBUTE AND MONETIZE STREAMED CONTENT
THE FUTURE OF TECH
From self-driving cars to space travel, we answer your questions about where technology is heading
The Big Twitter Takeover
Elon Musk's latest high-profile move has shaken more than just the tech community
Carbon Capture Comes Of Age
Delays in cutting emissions have opened opportunities for technologies promising to undo climate damage
Bottom-Fishing Can Be Scary
In a rough year for stocks, it’s tempting to try to grab bargains now. Just be careful
GRIND HARD AND PUT AWAY WET
A TEAM OF YOUTUBERS TAKES AN OFF-ROAD-MODIFIED SALVAGED TESLA DOWN THE MOJAVE ROAD.
40K 2019 Tesla Model 3
Long-term test. After tracking every charge, service, problem, complaint, dent, and dog hair, car and driver presents the 40,000-mile evaluation. Beyond the noise
What Elon Wants...
The world's richest man spent $44 billion on Twitter but says he doesn't "care about the economics at all"
WHAT'S NEXT NOW THAT TWITTER AGREED TO MUSK BID?
Twitter’s acceptance of Elon Musk’s roughly $44 billion takeover bid brings the billionaire Tesla CEO one step closer to owning the social media platform.
TESLA 1Q EARNINGS 7 TIMES MORE THAN YEAR AGO ON STRONG SALES
Tesla reported that its first-quarter net earnings were over seven times greater than a year ago, powered by strong sales despite global supply chain kinks and pandemic-related production cuts in China.
MUSK LAWYER: GAG ORDER WOULD TRAMPLE ON FREE SPEECH RIGHTS
Elon Musk’s lawyer says a federal judge would trample on the Tesla CEO’s free speech rights if he ordered Musk to stop talking about 2018 tweets saying he had the funding to make Tesla a private company.