Big Idea

Key to disruptive innovation lies in finding a breakthrough solution to a chronic industry problems. This requires one to break away from thinking within norms of an industry. The “Big Idea” presents such breakthrough solutions which have not just been conceptually developed, but also tested and successfully deployed with at least one or two leading players of the industry. Big idea section is an attempt to share this knowledge in the public domain.

Uncovering the hidden profits

Focusing on timely completion of projects is necessary, but it’s not sufficient to protect all of a large infrastructure project’s margins. Find out how companies can prevent margin erosion due to lack of timely material reconciliation!

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Revving up the agri-equipment business

Find out how agri-equipment businesses can quickly ramp up operations to take advantage of the rising demand in the segment.Read more

Pandemic-resistant manufacturing and distribution

Find out how consumer goods companies can build immunity with six levels of supply chain flexibility.Read more

- Satyashri Mohanty, Puneet Kulraj and Sachin Jain

Managing the COVID 19 crisis: A supply chain approach

Covid-19 pandemic represents a novel dilemma - Do you choose a country's economy or health of its people? What is the way out of this dilemma?Read more

- Vector Consulting Group

Battle for India’s retail market: Who will rescue traditional stores from online retailers?

A replenishment based distribution system can help consumer good companies protect their traditional channel from being decimated by e-commerce.Read more

- Satyashri Mohanty & Dr. Shelja Jose Kuruvilla

Balanced scorecard: A promise unfulfilled

Find out why the Balanced scorecard is a weak strategic management tool!Read more

- Satyashri Mohanty & Dr. Shelja Jose Kuruvilla

The Race from BS IV to BS VI: How to win by solving the woes in Auto R&D

Read to understand how R&D divisions can respond competently to sudden regulatory requirements like a quick conversion to BS VIRead more

- Vivek Chopra

Spare the trouble

Ensuring spares availability is naturally a major challenge due to the enormous variety of parts involved across the portfolio of the OEM’s vehicles.Read more

- - Satyashri Mohanty & Dr. Shelja Jose Kuruvilla

Not so Agile

The assumptions of Agile Methodology of software development create several challenges which derail projects. Find out how?Read more

- Satyashri Mohanty

Generic Drug Development:The Prescription for Success

Find out how companies can crash lead-time in their filing process, increase FDA submissions and earn higher marginsRead more

- Satyashri Mohanty & Dr. Shelja Jose Kuruvilla

Exploiting Sales Capacity

Find out how the salesmen can focus on selling and not waste time on sales support tasks!Read more

- Satyashri Mohanty & Dr. Shelja Jose Kuruvilla

Overcoming the Threat of E-tailers

Find out how brands and retailers can evolve themselves by using TOC while addressing the needs of customersRead more

- Kiran Kothekar

The Road Less Travelled

Find out how companies can solve the sales dilemma with ‘pull’ mode of salesRead more

- Puneet Kulraj