Personal · Uncategorized

NuYu 2.0: Teens Empowering the Educational Community

“Kudos to my daughter, Phanisree an 8th Grader and team for winning NJ FPS (Future Problem Solving) State Bowl First Prize” conducted today i.e. 11th-March-2017 at Keane University, NJ. The team is going to the International Competition to be held at University of Wisconsin in June 2017. I am posting a note from her below. NüYü 2.0… Continue reading NuYu 2.0: Teens Empowering the Educational Community

AI · Healthcare · Pharmaceutical · Uncategorized

AI in Pharma

Artificial Intelligence is leapfrogging in healthcare and pharma field with enabling technologies spanning across research and drug development, clinical trials, pharmacovigilance, supply chain, health records, compliance, data privacy and security. AI is a study acknowledged to imitate human knowledge into PC innovation that could help both specialists and patients in the accompanying way, by giving… Continue reading AI in Pharma


What is the right strategy to negotiate with a powerful supplier?

Asking the following questions probably helps in designing the right strategies. 1) Is the contract or relation helping supplier de-risk their business model? 2) What would be the supplier response if the contract is cancelled or withhold? 3) Will the contract help supplier to enter a new market or channel? 4) Are the alternative supplier(s)… Continue reading What is the right strategy to negotiate with a powerful supplier?

Business Models · Outsourcing · Strategic Sourcing

Changing anatomy of large outsourcing deals

Is the number and size of large outsourcing deals getting shrunk? Answer seems to be Yes. For the mega deals happening in the market, there are some business takeover activity – where suppliers have to make significant upfront payments. It typically involves writing a check to create joint fund, buying an asset or taking over… Continue reading Changing anatomy of large outsourcing deals

Digital · Strategic Sourcing · Uncategorized

Category Strategies for Digital

Early adopters of Digital forces – social, mobile, cloud, big data & analytics, and AI & robotics have a clear competitive edge in their line of business. It is becoming the new basis of competition, helping organizations build new business and operating models. Sourcing arena is transforming rapidly as Digital services become increasingly important to… Continue reading Category Strategies for Digital

Digital · Industrial Internet · Internet of Things · Uncategorized

Pragmatic solution for data-age

Over 500 to 700 hours of videos are uploaded on YouTube and other channels every minute and is growing approximately at 3000+ hours of video every hour. This is one example of the pace of data growth and overall size of data is piling into zettabytes faster. Where am I going with this is relevance… Continue reading Pragmatic solution for data-age

AI · Uncategorized

Can enterprises jump directly to AI bandwagon?

What is an enterprise’s path to Artificial Intelligence? Can companies jump on to AI hype bandwagon? Sharing a perspective to trigger a dialogue and seek your inputs. The following journey seems to be a logical path to AI. Step 1: Enterprise has to start with basic levels of automation Step2: Define the path for robotics… Continue reading Can enterprises jump directly to AI bandwagon?