Category: governance

Cofounders and the dating analogy

This article is the third in the Startup Series on FirstPost’s Tech2 section and first appeared on Oct the 3rd, 2016. The search for …
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Sensor sensibility in governance

A PwC survey found in 2015 that nine out of 10 CEOs believe they “should champion the use of digital technologies to get the …
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The design challenge called Indian traffic [2]

An earlier, admittedly ranty post documented the weirdness that is Indian traffic. Though it focused more on vehicular traffic than on pedestrians, any good …
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The design challenge called Indian traffic [1]

India’s traffic problem is real. No, seriously. Indian drivers makes Italians look tame and Londoners look like novice drivers. India also has the dubious …
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Google's China Game

This morning, my Twitter stream was full of two things: Google’s planned exit from China and the Haitian earthquake. The BBC reported the Google …
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Whose data are they anyway?

What a difference two days make! First, T-Mobile in the UK informed the Information Commissioner’s Office that some of its own rogue employees had …
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Satyam, corporate governance and emerging markets

Perhaps the most tragic thing about the Satyam saga is the name of the company. Satyam means ‘the truth’ and the company’s fortunes have …
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Trust as 'social currency'

Working on the cusp of regulation, investment and strategy, I often think about the role of trust in the information flows that inform investment …
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Democracy 2.0?

The term ‘Web 2.0’ has been in use for over 5 years now, although there is some – irrelevant in my view – dispute …
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Exemplar organisations, moral dilemmas and academic freedom

Marginal Revolution writes about a new NBER paper from Roland Fryer and Freakonomist Steven Levitt. The summary says (full text of the paper here): …
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