I am Vunnam Venkaiah, Prof. of Management, Dr. B. R. Ambedkar Open Unviersity(BRAOU: the first Open University of India). I have been in ODL since 1984. Served as Dean, Director (Student Services), Director (Academic), Executive Director (Research & Training) and Rector( Pro Vice Chancellor) in BRAOU. Over the years, I developed interest in System Development, Research, Training & Professional Development in ODL. One of the areas of research interests I developed in the recent years is Technology Applications / Use in ODL particularly in the context of developing countries.