April 13, 2020

Digital in the Time of COVID-19


Humanity is going through one of its most testing adversities in the recent months. In a few months since it started, the spread of the COVID-19 has brought the entire world under its vicious grip. WHO situation report 782 of 07 Apr 2020 reports o...

January 15, 2020

Shifts in Business Practices and Models on Account of Technology

Author: Prof. N. Venkat Venkatraman

Prof. N. Venkat Venkatraman, David J. McGrath Jr. Professor of Management, Questrom School of Business, Boston University, is in conversation with Prof. Janat Shah, Director, IIM Udaipur and Prof. Prarthan Desai, Adjunct Faculty, IIM Udaipur regar...

January 15, 2020

Relevance of Analytics in the Context of Decision Making – Part 2

Author: Ram Gopal, Visiting Faculty, IIM Udaipur

Prof. Ram Gopal speaks about the use of analytics in the case of add-on products to the main product, and to link it to a demand in a given location. This is a case for analytics in supply chain management to identify locations for add-on products...

January 15, 2020

Relevance of Analytics in the Context of Decision Making – Part 1

Author: Ram Gopal, Visiting Faculty, IIM Udaipur

Dr. Ram Gopal talks about the relevance of analytics in the context of decision making – both, learning from past data (predictive analytics) as well as to act in a given context based on trends (prescriptive analytics). Predictive analytics has t...

October 24, 2019

Book Review on Driving Digital Strategy

Author: Prarthan Desai, Adjunct Faculty, IIMU Business Policy & Strategy

Books Reviews on Digital Book Title: Driving Digital Strategy:A Guide to Reimagining Your Business Author: Sunil Gupta Publisher: Harvard Business Review Press (Boston, MA) First Published: 2018 Review Snapshot What is the book about? Design and i...

October 21, 2019

Robo-advising – The modern way of investment advisory

Author: Samarpan Nawn (IIM Udaipur) and Lakshraj Doshi (IIT KGP)

A smart piece of advice passed down the generations is “Don’t put all your eggs in one basket.”; This phrase is the first golden rule of investing. In the event of any lousy day, the crate gets dropped, every one of the eggs will...

October 21, 2019

Realising the Potential of Smart Manufacturing

Author: Sai Prakash R. Iyer

What are we missing in our current approaches to smart manufacturing and all its fabulous benefits Digital technology has been in the shop floor and the continuous process manufacturing plant for many decades now. In its early avatars, digital tec...