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LCP Case Study: Developing Business models for the IDSS Project

LCP Case Study: Developing Business models for the IDSS Project

The following case study has been developed based on LightCastle’s work with SNV-ACI on the IDSS project.  The Opportunity In 2016, ACI Agribusiness, a business division of the Advanced Chemical Industries (ACI), envisioned a 36-month program titled ‘Intelligent Decision Support System (IDSS) for farmers’. The program is co-financed by ACI and Netherlands Space Office (NSO),(…)

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LCP Case Study: Bangladesh Open Government Data Portal for A2i

LCP Case Study: Bangladesh Open Government Data Portal for A2i

The following case study has been developed based on LightCastle’s work for A2i.  The Opportunity In 2016, a2i, the world’s first Innovation Lab+ and the key driver from the Prime Minister’s Office of the Bangladesh government’s public service innovation agenda, initiated a project to increase the accessibility of data among the general public through a(…)

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Live in the Markets, Not in little boxes of Spreadsheets

Howard Schultz, the founder of Starbucks,wrote a great little book about entrepreneurship, Pour Your Heart into It: How Starbucks Built a Company One Cup at a Time. One story from the book that really stuck with me was about Starbucks’ first really big crisis, sometime in the 1980s. Basically, the international coffee market suffered  really(…)

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