Bhaskar Chakravorti in Harvard Business Review – “Lessons from Facebook’s Fumble in India”

Lessons from Facebook’s Fumble in India

The factors that define the “context[ual intelligence]” are different across the developing world, but, more significantly, they are different from the environments in which digital innovations are developed – whether it is in Silicon Valley or in Boston or in tech enclaves in India and China. In these high-tech pockets, context is almost invisible: institutions function, data is the coin of the realm and a digital application’s “killer” value proposition rules the day. In this way, tech companies operate from a distance; they are not usually embedded within the local environments.

Read the full op-ed from Dean Chakravorti in Harvard Business Review

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