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The Five Characteristics of Successful Innovators

There is not much agreement about what makes an idea innovative, and what makes an innovative idea valuable. For example, discussions on whether the internet is a better invention than the wheel are more likely to reveal personal preferences than logical argumentation. Likewise, experts disagree on the type and level of innovation that is most beneficial for organizations. Somestudiessuggest that radical innovation (which does sound sexy) confers sustainable competitive advantages, butothersshow that “mild” innovation – think iPhone 5 rather than the original iPhone – is generally more effective, not least because it reduces market uncertainty. There is also inconclusive evidence on whether we should pay attention to consumers’ views, with somestudiesshowing that a customer focus is detrimental for innovation because it equates to playing catch-up, butothersarguing for it. Even Henry Ford’s famous quote on the subject – “if I had asked people what they wanted, they would have said fast…

Andhra Pradesh CM’s video conference: 50 US firms ready to move to AP

Chief Minister N. Chandrababu Naidu had participated in a video conference with ‘IT Serv’, a consortium of over 400 NRI owned IT companies in the U.S.
‘IT serve’ represents several companies with multiple skill sets in various fields including, education, IOT, cloud management, app development etc. Representatives from over 100 companies attended the video conference from Dallas, Chicago, New Jersey, Houston, Atlanta and Washington DC.

Fifty companies expressed their readiness to move to AP immediately.


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