The #decODEconversations Archive

| 9 June 2021

As part of our work on the potential of Open Digital Ecosystems (ODEs) to help realise the vision of digital India, we are curating a series of conversations with experts working with and on ODEs. The aim is to spotlight innovations in this space, while discussing the envisioned outcomes and challenges that accompany them. Click on the links below to check out the videos!

Episode 1: #decODEconversations with Kiran AnandampillaiKiran Anandampillai, Advisor, Technology at the National Health Authority, talks to Varad Pande, Partner, Omidyar Network India about the National Digital Health Mission (NDHM) and its architecture, innovating through the NDHM sandbox, last mile access, and more.

Episode 2: #decODEconversations with Peter Rabley and Venkatesh Hariharan — Peter Rabley, Managing Partner at PLACE, and Venkatesh Hariharan, India Representative at the Open Invention Network talk to Varad Pande, Partner, Omidyar Network India about Free and Open Source Software (FOSS), practical challenges versus benefits in its usage, its deployment in GovTech, and lots more.

Episode 3: #decODEconversations with Hemendra Mathur and Rikin Gandhi — Hemendra Mathur, Co-Founder of ThinkAg, and Rikin Gandhi, Co-Founder & Executive Director of Digital Green talk to Varad Pande, Partner, Omidyar Network India about the transformative potential of ODEs in agriculture. The conversation covers digital solutions for farmers, early-use cases, opportunities for AgTech startups, and lots more.

Episode 4: #decODEconversations with Vyjayanti T Desai and CV Madhukar — Vyjyanti T Desai, Practice Manager ID4D & G2Px at The World Bank Group, and CV Madhukar, Digital ID expert and Former Managing Director at Omidyar Network speak to Varad Pande, Partner, Omidyar Network India about the journey from digital ID systems to ODEs. The conversation explores the fascinating road traversed by digital transformations across the world, and what lies ahead in this space in the future.