I found this interesting blog – where the aim is to come up with a ‘practice’ and method for designing and developing products for the BoP. I will be watching this blog from now on.www.bop-innovation.comI am very excited to embark on this new combined research and consultancy project about People Centred Innovation with Base of…… Continue reading What is the methodology for Base of the Pyramid Innovation?
http://www.cfbi.dkI am very excited to embark on this new combined research and consultancy project about People Centred Innovation with Base of the Pyramid. For the next six months I will be exploring how we can create new products and business models to improve the life of the half of the world’s population who is getting…… Continue reading People Centred Innovation with Base of the Pyramid
This article goes some way in laying out more categories in the BOP debate. Yet the BOP proposition glosses over the real issue: Why do poor people accept that they cannot expect running water? Even if they do accept this bleak view, why should we? Instead, we should emphasize the failure of government and attempt…… Continue reading Microfinance Misses its Mark
I have finally begun reading Prahalad – and have been deeply and persistently irritated. First it was the blase account of the post colonial history of India. Then it is the valorising of Hindustan Lever and putting all into the framework of a ‘social’ economic construct – and of course the pyramid. There is no…… Continue reading Base of the Samosa