Monthly Archives: October 2012

Aging and Permanence

Working on the Smarter City Challenge in Ahmedabad has given the team an opportunity to look at some historic sites in and around the city – probably more in the last week than I would see in a year normally, … Continue reading

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Gain the Lift

  As we continue our work working more closely with people and administrators trying to understand and solve some of the issues an underlying pattern a syndrome that typically signifies us is becoming more and more obvious. While we see … Continue reading

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Stepping Out

One of the benefits (and challenges) of our project is the opportunity to step out of our daily roles, separating ourselves from the supports and constraints that may be essential to our every day success but also constrain how we … Continue reading

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In the name of love…..

Two stories that illustrate the power of love….. The Taj Mahal is widely recognized as “the jewel of Muslim art in India and one of the universally admired masterpieces of the world. The construction began around 1632 and was completed … Continue reading

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A walk into the future

After spending the last few days hunkered down reviewing information and discussing ideas, the team was in desperate need of some outdoor time. We needed to stretch our legs and clear our minds in preparation for the days ahead. While … Continue reading

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Energy

It is amazing how a bunch of like minded folks coming together can add so much of energy to our individual existence. Here we are, team of IBM’rs putting our brains to work on some subjects that matter so much … Continue reading

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Never judge a book by its cover

Pre-conceived notions are very often disproven by experience. If you first look around Ahmedebad you may first see a city that is over 800 years old and a population of 6 million people with all the expected problems that go … Continue reading

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