While working as an accounting manager for Texas Instruments in 1960’s, Pete Pyhrr created zero-based budgeting. A decade later, after being published as a Harvard Business Review, it was picked up by Governor Carter to manage the budget to manage Georgia budget process. In the recent years we have seen that the Zero-Based-Budgeting is again making … Continue reading Zero-Based-Budgeting: A comeback on the cards?
India was a milk deficit country post-independence. This situation pushed the government to launch “Operation Flood”, which so far has been one the most successful government-led programs on inclusive growth and livelihood generation. The program was implemented in three phases and with three main objectives – increase in milk production, augmentation of rural incomes and … Continue reading OpScoop Chapter II Issue VII: Indian Dairy Industry
Electric vehicles gathered a considerable amount of market share in the US by starting with luxury cars and then moving down-market with the help of Tesla. India's nascent transition to EVs is heading in the opposite direction. Alternative ways to charge electric car Most of the Indians will get their first experience of electric vehicles … Continue reading OpScoop Chapter II Issue VI: Are electric vehicles the new face of automobile industry?
Travel and tourism is an ever-expanding stakeholder of the global economy as it already accounts for 10.2 percent of global GDP, and 292 million jobs. Due to expanding global middle class, improved digital and physical connectivity, and human curiosity the sector is bound to grow even more rapidly. If we could spread out the travellers around … Continue reading OpScoop Chapter II Issue V: Administering crowds and organizing overpopulated tourist destinations!
The Indian Railways is planning to bring transparency in system by developing a common digital platform through integration of information from all departments. This step is expected to save 60,000 crore for the public transporter. With the entire supply and procurement chain of Railways becoming digitized, payments and procurement will be made electronically. Hence, there … Continue reading OpScoop Chapter II Issue IV: Railways supply chain goes digital
The fashion industry is detecting glimmers of hope in the fashion industry after a lacklustre 2016- one of the most challenging years the industry has ever seen. Various forecasts indicate that the sales growth with nearly triple between 2016 and 2018, from 1.5 per cent to somewhere between 3.5 and 4.5 per cent. The growth … Continue reading Revitalized Buoyancy in the Fashion Industry.
The demand for beer has remained strong for over 5000 years. With the changing times, preference for fresh artesian produce has seen a significant growth in the demand for authentic craft beer products. Craft brewing relies on high-quality ingredients to produce a variety of unique tastes and flavours. As beer consumers develop a taste for more … Continue reading OpScoop Chapter II Issue II: Supply chain management in beer industry!
The whopping numbers and the facts about the success of the above-mentioned sales bamboozle us and make us believe that the E-Commerce is really doing good. Being in a Metro or even in Tier 1 or Tier 2 city we seem to relate to the success even much more. Is the business really so hot … Continue reading OpScoop Chapter II Issue I: Debunking Myths of ‘Big Billion Day’ sales and the current bottlenecks in the E-Commerce space!
It dates back to 577 AD when women of a town in North China used sticks coated with a mixture of chemicals to start fires for cooking and heating. This saved them conserve the limited fuel they had access to. Joshua Pussey of the USA patented the first matchbook matches in 1892. Initially, the process … Continue reading OpScoop Issue 20: Manufacturing and Operations in a Match Stick factory.
This piece will let you know how digital is transforming the way businesses deliver and track goods and people, from the point of initiation to the final destination, and will also walk you through the top 5 important trends that will drive major changes in the field of Transportation and Logistics. Amazon’s Whole Foods Acquisition … Continue reading OpScoop Issue 19: New disruptions which will drive major changes in the Transportation and Logistics landscape.