Saturday, October 10, 2009

Balaji Sreenivasan - YouTube links

1)      The current revolution in the country is one of infrastructure, and the challenge is in managing it

2)      Origins of Aurigo

3)      Infrastructure is an evergreen vertical

4)      Media focus is more on consumer, rather than enterprise

5)      Economic development, a function of infrastructure spend

6)      How do developed countries approach infrastructure investment

7)      Large infrastructure projects offer opportunity for about 10 per cent saving, if well-managed

8)      How to break tender cartels that are so common in developing countries

9)      Managing safety in public construction

10)  Technology infusion in construction

11)  Government policy can force transparency in contractor practices

12)  Different generations of Aurigo's products

13)  Moving forward to Web platform

14)  Enabling easy adoption through connectors

15)  Lab in educational institutions to expose students to construction management software

16)  Facilitating data capture through thin clients

17)  Material testing certificates for monitoring quality

18)  Operations in four geographies

19)  Affordable housing market will attract more attention

20)  Imperative to plan cities that have exploded due to external drivers

21)  Housing recovery in the US likely in 2011

22)  Financing of infrastructure in India

23)  Recovery of city improvement costs from the beneficiaries

24)  Systems have to be in place, going beyond any one single individual

25)  Inspection of subway stations -- New York example

26)  Mysore Nagaraja -- His role in New York City Transit

27)  Sports event management akin to project management

28)  Alliance with platforms

29)  Biggest areas of cost saving in construction

30)  Relevance of urban renewal -- the San Francisco example

31)  Reasons for naming the company Aurigo

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