Against All Odds: The IT Story Of India – S. Kris Gopalakrishnan and N Dayasindhu, FPM 2002
About the Book
Against All Odds: The IT Story of India is an insider’s account and an anecdote-rich history of Indian IT over the last six decades. It taps into the first-hand experiences of Kris Gopalakrishnan and fifty other stalwarts who built and shaped the IT industry. This is a tale of persistence and resilience, of foresight, of planning and being ready when luck knocks on the door, of a spirit of adventure and, above all, of an abiding sense of faith in technology and the belief that it would do good for India. It is a tale of triumph, and the best is yet to come!
About the Author
S. ‘Kris’ Gopalakrishnan (Author)
S. ‘Kris’ Gopalakrishnan is a globally recognized business thought-leader and philanthropist. He co-founded Infosys and is one of the captains of the IT services industry worldwide. He is a recipient of the Padma Bhushan, India’s third highest civilian honour.
N. Dayasindhu (Author)
N. Dayasindhu is an avid researcher focusing on innovations in globally distributed R&D and IT. He is the co-founder and CEO of itihaasa Research and Digital. He anchored high-impact R&D and capability development programs as an Infoscion.
Krishnan Narayanan (Author)
Krishnan Narayanan is passionate about all things digital. He is the co-founder and president of Itihaasa Research and Digital, was member Infosys Labs Management Council, president IIT Madras Alumni Association, and founding governing board member AquaMAP Water Centre.
How Business Storytelling Works: Increase Your Influence and Impact – Sandeep Das, PGP 2009
About the Book
Why are you alive today and reading this book?
How will you, a corporate professional, be relevant in the future?
The #1 answer to both is storytelling.
Business storytelling is the #1 skill you need to succeed in your professional lives amidst all the noise, competition and massive technological disruption.
In this book, Sandeep looks at human evolution, behavioural psychology and the world of movies to identify the golden principles of storytelling. Whether you are a corporate professional, an entrepreneur, a tech guru, a marketer, a strategy consultant, a social media influencer or a student, the book tells you how to succeed in the REAL world.
Sandeep brings in nuggets from his numerous storytelling workshops at leading corporates and business schools and intersperses it with illustrations and hordes of popular culture references, making the book as engaging as a good story.
About the Author
Sandeep has been a corporate leader for nearly 15 years, having worked as Director at Pricewaterhouse Coopers (Pw C), Accenture Strategy, Marico & BCG. He is currently the Global Foresight Lead for Emerging Countries for Mars Wrigley.
He is the author of ‘Hacks for Life and Career: A Millennial’s Guide to Making it Big’, ‘Yours Sarcastically’ and ‘Satan’s Angels’. His books have been featured in Fortune, Times of India, Economic Times, Mint, Deccan Chronicle, Business Line, Asian Age, CNN IBN, Hindu, Bangalore Mirror and Mid-Day.
He is a popular columnist with Fortune, Forbes, Times of India, Economic Times, Mint, Business World having written over 150 columns for them. He has been quoted extensively by Fortune, Mint, Money Control, Deccan Chronicle, Financial Express, and so on.