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One Laptop Per Child

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Strategies that One Laptop Per Child (OLPC) implemented

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One Laptop Per Child

  1. 1. HOW TO CHANGE THE WORLD<br />OF A CHILD<br />THE OLPC WAY<br />
  2. 2. “When people tell you that something is impossible, they usually have a vested interest in it not coming true”<br />PROF. NICHOLAS NEGROPONTE<br />Founder of MIT Media Labs<br />Co-Creator of “Wired” Magazine<br />One of the pioneer speakers at TED in 1984<br />Announced during World Economic Forum 2005<br />
  3. 3. BEAUTY OF THE VISION IS IN ITS SIMPLICITY<br />LAPTOP<br />PER<br />CHILD<br />ONE<br />
  4. 4. WHEN I AMNOT A PROFIT MAKING GIANTHOW DO I STRATEGIZE<br />
  5. 5. LESSON NO.1<br />LAY DOWN A BEAUTIFUL MISSION<br />To create educational opportunities for the world&apos;s poorest children <br />By providing each child with a rugged, low-cost, low-power, connected laptop <br />With content and software designed for <br />Collaborative, joyful, self-empowered learning<br />
  6. 6. BUT IT’S NOT ABOUT THE LAPTOP<br />IT’S ABOUT EDUCATION<br />HOW<br />LETS SEE<br />
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  8. 8. LESSON NO.2DIFFERENTIATE<br />
  9. 9. IN THE PRODUCT YOU MAKE…<br />DO NOT DE-FEATURIZE TO REDUCE COST<br />GROUNDS UP APPROACH<br />WHAT IS SPECIAL ABOUT THE XO-1<br />LOW POWER<br />FULLY RECYCLABLE<br />SEAMLESS CONNECTIVITY IN HALF MILE RADIUS<br />FULLY WIRELESS<br />CRANK SHAFT FOR POWER GENERATION<br />RUGGED – NO HDD (FLASH MEMORY)<br />“EPEAT” GOLD LEVEL RATING<br />FULLY OPEN SOURCE <br />
  10. 10. LESSON NO.3SET AN AUDACIOUS PRICE GOAL<br />ACTION PRICING<br /> RULE OF THE FIFTH<br /> LOW COST ISNOT SYNONYMOUS TO CHEAP<br />$100 LAPTOP<br /> SCALE, SCALE, SCALE<br />
  11. 11. WHEN<br />YOU<br />CREATE A BLUE OCEAN.. <br />Others will<br />rope in<br />but..<br />
  12. 12. Bill Gates said “Geez get a real computer”<br />Michael Dell said “$100 laptop is impossible”<br />Craig Barrett, then Intel Chairman called it a “gadget”<br />SudeepBanerjee, Education Minister(2006) turned down the proposal<br />“THEY” WILL ALSO PULL YOU DOWN<br />
  13. 13. BUT YOU DO NOT BUDGE<br />
  14. 14. LESSON NO.3YOU MAKE SOME FRIENDS<br />
  15. 15. SPONSORING PARTNERS<br />
  16. 16. DISTRIBUTION PARTNERS<br />
  17. 17. LESSON NO. 4STRATEGIC PARTNERSHIP WITH GOVERNMENTS OF DEVELOPING NATIONS<br />LAPTOPS IN ACTION – 900,000<br />31 - NATIONS PARTICIPATING<br />LANGUAGES AVAILABLE - 19<br />MORE TO COME – 260,000<br />
  18. 18. AND LET PEOPLE DONATE ONE TOO….AND BUY ONE TOO…<br />GiVe1GeT1 program (2007) – 83,500<br />BUT<br />REPETITON DID NOT WORK IN 2008<br />
  19. 19. AND WHEN INDIAN GOVERNMENT DID NOT COOPERATE<br />YOU TAP THE BIGGEST TELECOMMUNICATIONS GIANT IN INDIA<br />ANIL AMBANI’S “DIGITAL BRIDGE FOUNDATION” SUPPORTED OLPC IN INDIA<br />PILOT PROJECT IN “KHAIRAT” SCHOOL, RAIGAD<br />
  20. 20. AND TO COMBAT THE RECESSION…<br />OUTSOURCE OPERATIONS/SUGAR LABS<br />NEW XO-2<br /> PAKISTAN, AFGANISTAN AND MIDDLE EAST<br />REDUCED MINIMUM PURCHASE NUMBER<br />
  21. 21. ALL THIS<br />GENERATE SMILES<br />THIS<br />THIS<br />THIS too<br />
  22. 22. AND<br />TONS OF THANKS<br />
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  24. 24. SO WHAT IS THE <br />BIGGEST <br />STRATEGY OF THEM ALL?<br />
  25. 25. THINK DIGITAL<br />ACT ANALOG<br />
  26. 26. AND AT LASTFOR ALL THE NON-CONFORMISTSNON CONVENTIONALSAMONGST US<br />
  27. 27. WHO DO NOT BELIEVE INRULESHERE’S A MESSAGE<br />
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  29. 29. THANK YOU!!ONE RANDOM ACT OF KINDNESS CAN CHANGE THE WORLDPLEASE GO TO LAPTOPGIVING.ORG TO MAKE A DIFFERENCE<br />

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