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Author Archive | Prem Kumar Aparanji

Kicking the technological can down the social road

Blog post by on November 18, 2013

That’s what you are doing if you are getting caught in implementing social communities or social bars for intranets for the engagement and social ads/campaign managers and content+marketing automation tools for the eyeballs. Do NOT mistake the …

Metaphors, Analogies, Narrative and SMAC

Blog post by on January 7, 2013

I got an email over the weekend from a colleague asking if we could include Metaphors as a theme for 2013 under our organizational change management initiatives. And what do I find in my twitter time line …

Social Design, Empathy & Mindfulness

Blog post by on November 19, 2012

Frederick Taylor, dubbed “the father of scientific management”, gained repute for making steel manufacturing more productive in Pennsylvania by conducting time studies of labourers which involved measuring how much time they took to perform their tasks, which …

Increasing your “social surface area”

Blog post by on July 24, 2012

“Lucky people increase their odds of chance encounters or experiences by interacting with a large number of people”— Peter Sims in Little Bets: How Breakthrough Ideas Emerge from Small Discoveries In social media, you need to go …

Future: experts, predictions, soothsaying

Blog post by on June 8, 2012

One of the new books on my shelf right now is “future babble: How to stop worrying and love the Unpredictable” by Dan Gardner. I have a few more like “Customer in the boardroom” by Bijapurkar, “The …