Quite a run… We’ll be back.

Reflecting on the last two weeks in Mumbai, words can’t convey what a truly remarkable experience it was (but I’ll give it a shot).  Learning how business is done in other countries and being able to offer a valuable deliverable to our client only begins to scratch the surface of it.  I’ve gotten to know…

I’m on a Boat!

I just arrived from the long awaited boat ride to the amazon communities of Ana, Atodi and Arimum.  These communities are directly related to each of our projects and so we had the opportunity to finalize our field research with the locals.  But perhaps more importantly we got to discover a new civilization and a…

Done!

Ready… Exhale. That’s IT!  We’re basically finished with our CAP.  The presentations were a HUGE success.  The CEO identified TWO ideas they thought they could start implementing right away.  The head of the Global Research and Analytics team (for whom we were targeting our findings) said we should all be watching CRISIL closely to see…

Week 2 Recap

Week two held quite a lineup of companies; the culmination coming Thursday when we delivered our final presentations to the Senior VPs and C Level Officers at CRISIL.  Some standouts were definitely e-nxt Financial (another subsidiary of the Tata Group), the Taj Hotel Group (another member of the Tata Group), and the United Way (probably…

Slummin it in Dharavi

Over the weekend, most of the India CAP chose to take a tour through one of the largest slums in Mumbai – Dharavi.  There’s a scene in Slumdog Millionaire where the main character runs across a bridge – the tour took the group over that same bridge.  Amid some slight concern from a few that…

Experiencing Clean Tech

Many of us came on this consulting abroad project to see clean technology in action.  In Vasteras, we had a day full of clean tech activities. Our day began with a visit to Mälarenergi, a municipally-owned energy utility serving the region in and around Vasteras.  Within Sweden, hydroelectric and nuclear power supplies the vast majority…