India 3.0

India 3.0 is here.

India 1.0 was all about cost and the 24 hour workday. India 2.0 was about large project efficiencies. India 3.0 is about global talent management.

In speaking with Srivats Srinivasan, CEO of Nayamode, a marketing services company based in Redmond, WA, I crystallized my thoughts about the changing order of what I call “Advantage Priorities.” [Full disclosure: I am an Advisor to the company.]

The term Advantage Priorities refers to the method of enumeration of the relative advantages that different facets of your Business Model confer to your company. India 1.0 was about the advantage of cost savings and of a perpetually productive workforce. India 2.0 was about the advantages that large, skilled, non-payroll virtual teams can add to efficiencies. India 3.0 is about the ability companies have to leverage a robust and dynamic global talent pool to provide the right talent for the right project, while simultaneously upgrading projects and skill-sets.

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Romi Mahajan is President of KKM Group, an Advisory company focused solely on Strategy and Marketing in the Technology, Media, Agency, and Luxury Goods sectors.