Digital Attacker Banks’ Time Has Come

Digital attacker banks have demonstrated that they can delight customers, scale up quickly and expand into new products, geographies and customer segments. Digital attackers are lower cost, faster to innovate and can transform their traditional parents. As an alternative to embarking on a multiyear, hugely expensive systems transformation, some incumbent banks have launched attackers with the aim of transforming the core business. Continue reading Digital Attacker Banks’ Time Has Come

Long COVID | Lasting Illness After Recovery

Most people who catch COVID-19 won’t become severely ill and get better relatively quickly. But significant numbers have had long-term problems after recovering from the original infection — even if they weren’t very ill in the first place. Post-COVID conditions are a wide range of new, returning, or ongoing health problems people can experience four or more weeks after first being infected with the virus that causes COVID-19. Continue reading Long COVID | Lasting Illness After Recovery

Ayurdad | An In-Home Doctor Service Started in Ranchi

Every once in a while, you’re bound to need to consult with a doctor for general health check-up, seasonal fever, acute diseases, chronic illness, and more. From consultation to treatment, the doctor helps you throughout your recovery. An in-home doctor service does exactly the same. Only, you don’t have to go anywhere. We will contact/visit and treat you in the comfort of your home. We will assess, diagnose and treat you depending on your need. At Ayurdad, we bring back the concept of the family physician providing in-home doctor service. Continue reading Ayurdad | An In-Home Doctor Service Started in Ranchi

Transitional Care | A Value-added Post-hospitalization Care

After a medical procedure or hospitalization, the words we look forward to hearing most are, “Here are your discharge papers – you are free to head home now!” What a sense of relief is there in coming through the front door, sinking into a favourite chair, and unwinding. Once the patient is out of surgery; all the loved ones wish to take them back to … Continue reading Transitional Care | A Value-added Post-hospitalization Care

Has the Media Become a Vulture?

The role of the media is to present the facts of any case, issue, or an incident before the public so that the latter can form an informed opinion of the same after hearing all sides of the argument. It is not their job to influence the public to choose one side over the other which is what is happening today. Nowadays, we are seeing that the mainstream media are regularly dishing out their opinion as news trying to influence the people in their line of thinking.
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What’s important while eating: the taste or the stone in the bite?

In a restaurant, one well-known chef cooked very tasty pulao using high-quality rice. As soon as the pulao was ready, its aroma spread all over. Everyone’s mouth started watering. They were all eager to taste the pulao. About a hundred people were served the pulao. Just when everyone was about to take the first bite and put it in their mouth, the chef came and … Continue reading What’s important while eating: the taste or the stone in the bite?

The Veblen Effect

Veblen effect is an abnormal market behavior where consumers purchase the higher-priced goods whereas similar low-priced (but not identical) substitutes are available. It is caused either by the belief that higher price means higher quality, or by the desire for conspicuous consumption (to be seen as buying an expensive, prestige item). Named after its discoverer, the US social-critic Thorstein Bunde Veblen (1857-1929). Continue reading The Veblen Effect

Will Thinking Outside the Box be Encouraged?

Thinking outside the box simply means that you’re willing to consider different solutions and methods for reaching your desired outcome. The most creative solutions often come first when you have already came up with the more conventional ones. It’s only when you have a range of options that you should sit down and choose the best.​ Continue reading Will Thinking Outside the Box be Encouraged?

Taking Banks to Next Level | Platformification

Platformification is not a new concept but is has never been applied to the banking industry before. In essence, a platform is a place where producers and consumers meet to conduct some form of exchange such as they did in the markets of yore. Platformification without digitally open platforms will not help. Open platforms help in the evolution of ecosystems, where business models are heading towards. It can create a path for relationship-building with API providers and constructs a space for those providers to access a wider customer base. Continue reading Taking Banks to Next Level | Platformification