Edition: January 2023

Alumni Author: Big Data Big Decisions – Krishna Pera, PGP 1992

Mr. Krishna Pera, describes himself as an accidental writer, yet his work and book have made an impression on readers. Big Data Big Decisions, his latest book, is guaranteed to resonate with all working professionals. This book contains something for everyone interested in learning more about analytics investing and data....

Alumni Authors: And How Do You Feel About That? – Aruna Gopakumar, PGP 1993 and Yashodhara Lal, PGP 2002

Understanding mental well-being is still a largely unexplored issue in the country. Depression, anxiety, and trauma are still viewed as mental conditions that people naturally overcome with time, without intervention from experts. There is a significant gap in understanding such matters and how significantly they can affect one’s life. Aruna...

Alumni News

IIMB Thanks Harsh Mariwala, Founder and Chairman of Marico Limited Mr Mariwala instituted a chair in the institute in the field of Innovation and Leadership with the objective of advancement of Research and Training. The chair is titled “Ram Charan Chair”.We are happy to share his message here: “Innovation continues...

Book Announcement

Big Data for Big Decisions: Building a Data-Driven Organization – Krishna Pera, PGP 1992 About the Book Building a data-driven organization (DDO) is an enterprise-wide initiative that may consume and lock up resources for the long term. Understandably, any organization considering such an initiative would insist on a roadmap and...

IIMB News

Dr. Devi Prasad Shetty is chairperson of the IIMB Board of Governors for a second term At a Special Meeting held recently, the Board of Governors of Indian Institute of Management Bangalore, upon the recommendation of the Search-cum-Selection Committee, has appointed Dr. Devi Prasad Shetty, Chairman and Senior Consultant Cardiac...

Events

IIM Bangalore launches Golden Jubilee logo Director Rishikesha T Krishnan expresses delight and says the celebrations will bring an opportunity for all stakeholders to reconnect with the institute  The logo to commemorate the Golden Jubilee of the Indian Institute of Management Bangalore was launched on 28th Dec by Professor Rishikesha T...

In Memoriam

SHRI DILEEP R, IPS Officer and Alumni of IIM Bangalore passes away On December 30, 2022, Shri R. Dileep, IPS, DIG (EO) CID, passed away. He was a former student of IIMB’s Post Graduate Programme in Public Policy and Management (2017–18) and an IPS officer from the Karnataka cadre. He...

Whither Metaverse?

About a year ago, the founder of Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, made a dramatic business move by changing the name of his famous firm, Facebook, to Meta, and thus drew attention to the growing influence of the ‘metaverse’. The metaverse refers to a three dimensional (3D) model of the world, built...

Deeptech: Time to find a common definition to build capabilities

Deeptech is foundational to the strategic needs of a country “Deeptech” is a word we encounter with increasing frequency in public discourse. Yet, there is no single widely accepted definition of deeptech. A coherent single definition is important since it is the starting point for formulating strategies to build capabilities...

NSRCEL Startup: Asymmetrical

TOWARDS JOYFUL LEARNING Asymmetrical.ai is a platform that works closely with schools to initiate a love of reading, writing and learning to make learning joyful. In one year, Asymmetrical has emerged as a happy and interactive community of schools, parents and over 15,000 students. They are on a mission to...

Quick commerce last mile delivery: Indispensable or superfluous?

– Ganesh N Prabhu, Komal Nanwani and Ankit Raj Researchers at IIM-Bangalore ran an survey to understand the perspectives of Q-commerce users. Here are their findings and suggestions for players in this highly competitive arena Quick Commerce or Q-commerce companies door deliver essential groceries within 10 to 30 minutes. Major...