November 2011 Tweets: Knowledge Management, innovation

November 2011 Tweets: Knowledge Management, innovation

by Madanmohan Rao
KM Consultant and Author http://bit.ly/TU12l
http://twitter.com/MadanRao

An interesting read: http://amzn.to/uh4Zhq  The #Idea Hunter: How to Find the Best Ideas & Make them Happen: by Boynton & Fischer #innovation

Forbes: Tech Gets Exciting In India, But 5 Years Behind China http://onforb.es/vU684B

Salon: Role of immigrants in US innovation; China, India http://bit.ly/vzWCbM

A terrific read: Peter Sims – “Little Bets: How breakthrough ideas emerge from small discoveries” http://amzn.to/voA6kc  #innovation

Turkey’s rising technopreneurs http://bit.ly/tWlrEk

Excerpt from The Little Black Book of #Innovation: How It Works, How to Do It by Scott D. Anthony http://bit.ly/rNRuZV

Roger Martin: Canada, like #SteveJobs, should zero in on #innovation and not just invention http://bit.ly/tGrH80

Clozette, Skydoor: Singapore firms tap social, 3D video as differentiators (Red Herring Asia Top 100) http://bit.ly/tisd3q

France-Singapore #Innovation Days http://fsid.sg  http://bit.ly/tTe6Dk

Festival of Media Asia sparks dialogue on opportunities in Asia http://festivalofmedia.com/asia http://bit.ly/tO2zU3

IT cos, developers embracing smart tech in Indian cities http://bit.ly/t2Rbi5

Robert Goldsmith: A practical guide to managing #innovation http://bit.ly/v7yDaD

Thomas Friedman: India’s #Innovation Stimulus http://nyti.ms/vtYpc9

India innovator profile: Yashveer Singh http://bit.ly/sC0xPX

India’s ministry of human resource development will launch #Innovation Fellowships to reward talent at school level http://bit.ly/rzBOk8

Edwin Heathcote: Mapping the innovative city http://on.ft.com/ur8oy8  #innovation

Being an #entrepreneur is ‘hot’; target ‘Chindia’ price: Vinod Khosla http://bit.ly/w0VJhy  http://bit.ly/t0GoW9  http://bit.ly/suWtV6

India’s Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) to set up eight #innovation complexes http://bit.ly/uHfvk3

Frank Jensen: Cities: The most important engines for growth http://bit.ly/twbrD3  #innovation

Intel International Science and Engineering Fair (ISEF) 2012 http://bit.ly/vz5Cxw  #Innovation a game-changer, must focus on poverty: India PM http://bit.ly/uxXxNU  http://bit.ly/u2IGCM

National Fair finale of the India #Innovation Initiative (i3) http://bit.ly/ud1df0

http://bit.ly/uokpwe

A good read: What the European Union can learn from India (Manu Joseph) http://nyti.ms/sHf948

Will check, gracias! :-) @olgag Madan, @LarryChiang will be in Bangalore featuring Geeks on a Plane – It might be of interest to U

Learnings from “#Innovation in Education” conference http://bit.ly/tjCq2L

The Atlantic: The 8 Best National #Innovation Practices From Around the World http://bit.ly/t0aeiZ

Profile of 8 Indian Business Professionals/Academics Among Top 50 Thinkers http://bit.ly/sMgo2N

Montreal Gazette: Keeping up with China in science is key to West’s economic future http://bit.ly/upZW28

Richard Alvarez: In health-care #innovation, the future is already here http://bit.ly/sNT8Ia

PayPal co-founder Peter Thiel invests in radical science #innovation http://bit.ly/rHNJAa

Rowan Gibson: “People’s #innovation key to organisations’ productivity” http://bit.ly/tRHgim

Thomson Reuters Unveils the ‘Top 100 Global Innovators’ Study http://bit.ly/tJx0RY  http://bit.ly/vZU16y  http://usat.ly/tAFyfD

Justin Rattner: It’s Not Your Imagination: Technology Is Moving Faster http://bit.ly/v7VCt9

@TheEconomist Immigrant networks are a rare bright spark in the world economy. Rich countries should welcome them http://econ.st/sz12jo Retweeted by MadanRao

RT @GautamGhosh “In India we have 19th century mindset, 20th century processes and 21st century needs” Sam Pitroda #nhrd11

India NHRD Network’s 15th National #HR Conference: “Live and Breathe the Change http://hrconference2011.com

@futuresagency RT @neilperkin: Dead Fish: ‘From The Wisdom Of Crowds, To The Wisdom Of Friends’ http://bit.ly/u0UXjj

@futuresagency RT @dtapscott: How Online Innovators Are Disrupting #Education

via @HarvardBiz http://ow.ly/7t3wl  #innovation Retweeted by MadanRao

#Infosys Science Prize: Research activity in India declining, need gov + industry support http://bit.ly/sz27MG

Scott Shane: Who Counts As an Entrepreneur? http://bit.ly/tjyoPu

Seminar: ‘Garage’ Start-ups Now Possible in Life Sciences Industry http://bit.ly/u7Do3b

Social Innovation: Lifebuoy soap’s “Global Handwashing Day” http://bit.ly/rMcF4A

Kevin Brown: Economic futures and #ASEAN summit: A fragmented forum http://on.ft.com/vQcjjm

Peter Bakker: Radical change and #innovation is needed to meet the sustainability challenges ahead http://bit.ly/uiZp06

The Knowledge Management Programme: Gyanodyan launched at India’s ONGC http://bit.ly/ui79Sp  #KM

Ramon Barquin: Should the United States Have a Chief Knowledge Management Officer? http://bit.ly/u1zXM6  #KM

The Cloud Of Opportunities: Profile of #cloud startups in India (eg. Wolf Frameworks) http://bit.ly/tWBhTJ

@manveergrewal RT @LucianT: By 2020 the average age in the world:India 27,China 39,US 47.India has a Demographic dividend that’ll payout with skills #WEF

@geertdesager “@vikaspota: Ethical Hacker, Fadia says #YouTube is the largest

training centre of the world #wef @IndiaIncorp” nice quote!

@YGLvoices “The world is changing but we’re stuck with old models. We can’t deal with Complexity and Velocity.” Klaus Schwab #YGL #WEF

@peggy_steele India not-so-quietly ramping up in global competitiveness? “@wef: India leads the world in frugal innovation – Sander Noordende #WEF India”

#WEF Global Shapers Community launches in India (Bangalore, Mumbai and New Delhi) http://bit.ly/vPhxOa  #entrepreneurship

World Economic Forum, India: press coverage http://bit.ly/rRPkRE http://on.wsj.com/rU8jRX  http://bit.ly/uvU8SD  #WEF

Awesome event, must add it to my list of favourites+regulars! #Alchemix Thx to @InnovAlchemy team! Now off to negotiate Bangalore traffic…

@amritochates Talk around first creating value & money would follow at #alchemix

reminds me of a phrase I read yesterday – ‘Value over valuation’

Shradha: Revenue model is important, but sometimes it emerges later, not apparent in the beginning #Alchemix

Attendee: Pay attention to quality and credibility of social content (especially for corporates) #Alchemix

Infosys attendee: Pay attention to the user experience. Observations, anecdotoes, states, research. #Alchemix

Me: Suggestion to companies using social media – periodically archive your tweets as static pages on your Web site; good for SEO #Alchemix

Looking forward to the brainstorming/feedback session next! #Alchemix

Sidharth/FLOH Network: Even in the age of social media, human connection cannot be replicated #Alchemix

Sidharth/FLOH Network: Use social media to connect urban singles who have passions (eg. blue cheese!) #Alchemix

Maya/Ashoka: Learnings: Original compelling content is king. Interest your staff in creating content. Stay connected w/ community #Alchemix

Maya/Ashoka: We have created an Impact series of interviews/chats with women entrepreneurs #Alchemix

Sati/Ashoka: We organise one FB event every two months, featuring one of our Fellows. #Alchemix

Sati/Ashoka: 50% of our Website traffic comes from social media referrals #Alchemix

Sati: Web site helps us become a key resource for the development community in India. Post-2011: blogs, SEO, stories of Fellows #Alchemix

Sati: Ashoka Foundation has 3K Fellows globally. Our first fellow was elected in India, 30 years ago #Alchemix

Up next: Sati from Ashoka India Foundation http://india.ashoka.org #Alchemix

Maya/Pratham: Success factors for social media: honesty, transparency, resource sharing, collaboration, approachability #Alchemix

Maya/Pratham: Social media helped us discover Radio Mirchi, who also created audio books for us #Alchemix

Maya/Pratham: We used Twitter to get books for children running a mobile library for other underprivileged children in Calcutta #Alchemix

Maya/Pratham: We uploaded audio books for the blind (Soundcloud) — others wanting to learning languages also downloaded them! #Alchemix

Maya/Pratham: Twitter allows us to create conversations about content, win fans/re-tweeters, and network with publishers #Alchemix

Maya/Pratham: But look beyond the numbers in social media, look at level of engagement also. #Alchemix

Pratham Books: We have about 4K+ Twitter followers, 140K blog pageviews, 2.5K FB followers, 4K Youtube video views #Alchemix

Nathalia: What worked for mDhil – blending SEO with social media (eg. for YouTube videos) #Alchemix

Nathalia: We have used Facebook ads, Twitter to build a community of healthcare fans #Alchemix

Coming up: Social #Innovation Awards 2012 http://socialinnovationawards.com

McKinsey Invites Social Innovators to Present their Ideas http://bit.ly/tIw74F

Globalisation: Nathália Matychevicz, Social Media Manager of Bangalore-based mDhil, is from Recife/Brasil! #Alchemix

Board of directors of mDhil includes Ganesh Rengaswamy, founder of http://TravelGuru.com  #Alchemix

Entrepreneurial team of mDhil: http://mdhil.com/aboutus/   #Alchemix

mdhil.com – Indian + Brasilian teamplayers. Healthcare info via #SMS #Alchemix

mDhil: Societal impact can be created by SEO and social media in the healthcare industry Shradha: I even got Sushmita Sen on my site! But some called me opportunistic. I let those comments stay, and earned goodwill #Alchemix

Shradha: We have 3,500 stories so far, many are successful. Power of social media: be helpful, be maniacal/psychotic/passionate! #Alchemix

Shradha: Long term gain – successful startups will reward me later! India can be a giving culture #Alchemix

Shardha: Some flak I got – “You are doing just PR,” “These startups will fail in a few months” #Alchemix

Shradha: Though I didn’t make money in the beginning, it was gratifying to air/voice stories about entrepreneurs #Alchemix

Shradha: Startups which are not yet successful need a voice. Online was a feasible channel as compared to a print magazine #Alchemix

Shradha Sharma launched http://YourStory.in  when she realised how badly startups need good media coverage in their early stages #Alchemix

Terrific initiative by #InnovAlchemy and @DREAMIN_Team, thanks! http://InnovationAlchemy.com/alchemix2011  #Alchemix

Speakers today: Shradha Sharma (@YourStoryDotIn), mDhil (@mHealthTips), Maya (@PrathamBooks), @AshokaIndia, #FLOHnetwork  #Alchemix

Theme for #Alchemix 4: “Social Energy: An #Innovation Ingredient?”

How do innovators/entrepreneurs use social media/networks?

#Alchemix 4th session kicks off in Bangalore: “an active community of innovation practice” Webcast: http://bit.ly/v9WTiU

Winners of the African Social Venture Prize at the #AfricaCom 2011 Awards http://bit.ly/s9lYgk

Youth and #ICT4D: The World Summit Awards (Youth) – winners for 2011 http://youthaward.org/winners-2011

@beastoftraal The China Startup Report http://slidesha.re/szpL6U  /via @Aniketh Good backgrounder for those in #nasscompc

My #INMA South Asia presentation on “Social+Mobile Media Opportunities for Newspapers” http://bit.ly/uW88f4

INMA South Asia Conference, Bangalore: Roots and Wings of News Industry: Presentations and Pics: http://bit.ly/uW88f4  http://bit.ly/t3gHYd

@futuresagency RT @mtrends: The 20 Most Innovative Startups In Tech according @businessinsider http://ow.ly/1A6FjK  via @SAI

@YourStorydotin #India’s Billion Dollar Bet On The Next Decade Of

#Software http://your.st/rJU4m2  #NASSCOMPC

Looking forward to the Alchemix session tomorrow on #Innovation and Social Networking! Bangalore, Nov 12 http://bit.ly/tF8vdZ

Sarad Sharma: India is a hub of successful IT service companies. Can it be a hub of product cos as well? http://bit.ly/rWAh87  #NASSCOMpc

Vinod Khosla: “Try and fail, but do not fail to try” http://bit.ly/w0VJhy  #NASSCOMpc

Vivek Paul: Indian start-ups should be talking to one another http://bit.ly/t5a6HU  #NASSCOMpc

Ten Indian Products Which Clicked At NASSCOM Product Conclave LaunchPad http://bit.ly/skFeiE  #NASSCOMpc

NASSCOM: Indian software services industry earnings = $76-billion, product companies earnings = $2 billion http://bit.ly/sk1hbd  #NASSCOMpc

@wadhwa: Great meeting you! Here are the books I was referring to: http://bit.ly/TU12l  http://netChakra.net  Happy reading! #NASSCOMpc

@shelisrael Entrepreneurs here are frustrated w/not getting media coverage. They also seem impatient with the necessary process #nasscomPC Retweeted by MadanRao

@ServiceSutra Agree: @vijayanands A deer with the imagination of a tiger is a dangerous thing. #nasscompc Retweeted by MadanRao

@ConnectHarshal If you can’t invent, copy with a twist! #nasscompc Retweeted by MadanRao

Naveen Jain: Think big! You can’t create a billion dollar company by solving a million dollar problem #NASSCOMpc

Naveen Jain: Disruptive innovations never come from incumbent experts, but from outside the mainstream industry #NASSCOMpc

Naveen Jain: My philosophy of entrepreneurial philanthropy: social startups should be scaleable, sustainable #NASSCOMpc

Naveen Jain: God has been kind to us, I am just a trustee of his kindness and should give back to society #NASSCOMpc

Naveen Jain: Indian univs should focus on creating entrepreneurs, not just jobs; jobs will follow #NASSCOMpc

Naveen Jain: The two big product opportunities in India now are education, healthcare. Next: space, genetics #NASSCOMpc

Naveen Jain (InfoSpace, Intelius, Moon Express): There is a huge opportunity for Indian startups to build apps on top of Aadhar #NASSCOMpc

Vivek Wadhwa: Next big opportunity – healthcare IT, with a mix of tech skills, low cost sensors+tablets. Perfect for Bangalore! #NASSCOMpc

Vivek Wadhwa: I know Kapil Sibal and his cronies are crooks, but the concept of Aakash tablets is good, don’t dismiss it #NASSCOMpc

Vivek Wadhwa: It is a pity successful Indian entrepreneurs like Narayana Murthy have not given back to society, to local startups #NASSCOMpc

#AfricaCom 2011 Awards winners: Orange Surf and Pay, Helios Towers, Ericsson Rural NetCo, Skyvision, Seacom, AgaSha, Kachile, HRIS, MTN SA!

Shortlisted nominees for #AfricaCom 2011 Awards http://africacomawards.com/shortlist/  Am looking for good case studies (projects/services/innovation) for my Africa Mobile Report 2012; see earlier reports – http://bit.ly/leLR1g  #AfricaCom

Speaker lineup: NASSCOM Product Conclave, Bangalore; Nov 9-10 http://bit.ly/rKby7v  http://bit.ly/uOOIlh

@treyka Carl Sagan was born 72 years ago today. I like to think he’s still out there somewhere in his Spaceship of the Imagination. RIP, man. Retweeted by MadanRao

Jim Downie, Jane McKenzie: “It’s time to get social at work” (social media and #KM) http://tinyurl.com/bvldsxo

Gartner on social media and knowledge management #KM http://bit.ly/uqjHCL

Walmart to start innovation lab in India; likely to woo talent from Amazon, Google and Yahoo http://bit.ly/sTRG9m

Kartik Hosanagar, UPenn, on Internet startups in India http://bit.ly/sDA9iL

World Innovation Summit for Education (Qatar, Nov 1-3) http://wise-qatar.org

South Africa: Cell C and Google Launch Business Incubator http://allafrica.com

South Africa director wins digital innovation prize for mobile concept http://bit.ly/rQwlVl

INMA Conference, Bangalore, Nov 7-8: Innovation and growth in the news industry, challenges/opportunities for newspapers, digital strategy

Looking forward to my session at the INMA conference on social media & news! Bangalore, Nov 7 http://bit.ly/sptkl6  http://inma.org

Goa ThinkFest (@goathinkfest): Forum for cutting edge ideas from all over the world. November 4/5/6 in Goa http://goathinkfest.com

RT @isoc_bangalore: “Yahoo India R&D is very strategic to Yahoo globally” – come hear from Yahoo India at Bangalore INET conference Nov

@isoc_bangalore Economist magazine profile of India’s ecommerce leader Flipkart – come hear them at Bangalore INET conference, Nov 4! http://economist.com/node/21532445 Retweeted by MadanRao

Looking forward to my panel and social media workshop at Bangalore’s INET conference, Nov 4-6! http://inet.isocbangalore.org

My Bangalore K-Community blogpost: How to sustain Knowledge Management initiatives in the long term http://km.techsparks.com/?p=282 #KM

Knowledge management challenges: preliminary results from the Knowledge Management Observatory Global 2011 Survey http://bit.ly/txP2WF  #KM

@isoc_bangalore Snapdeal.com wins Red Herring Asia Awards 2011; come hear them speak at Bangalore INET conference Nov 4! http://inet.isocbangalore.org

Snapdeal.com wins Red Herring Asia Awards 2011 http://bit.ly/sl9lAd

Thai netizens get creative with flood survival techniques http://bit.ly/v49vPM

 

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