To be Global or not to be depends on a vision realized 20 years ago.

Software giant TCS exemplifies this by scaling to Rs.5 trillion in market capitalization, becoming the biggest gainer in the top-10 companies list.

S.Ramadorai, CEO of TCS (1996 to 2009), in his autobiography, speaks about the 3 waves the company had to ride to success – establishing credibility, scale and leadership.

Other old stalwart brands like Ambassador and Fiat could not survive with globalization of Indian market.

Competitive intelligence means different things to different people. Certainly, vision matters !

E-commerce opens a new era of competition.

As warring online retailers Amazon & Flipkart raise stakes – will this help consumer choices or hamper rivals like jabong & snapdeal ?

How do CEOs plan to gain competitive edge and sustain growth in this era?

Adam Smith, the world’s first free-market capitalist said “….Consumption is the sole end and purpose of all production and the interest of the producer ought to be attended to, only so far as it may be necessary for promoting that of the consumer….” (The Wealth of Nations)