Mar 03

Shiva – Shakthi and Product Design

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Every Feb/March, comes Shiva Rathri celebration in Indian sub-continent and world over. The enigma of Lord Shiva and Shakthi has many different explanations and yet there is no universal answer. On one extreme, Hollywood uses erotic man-female interpretation since it fits commercial needs. On the … Continue reading

Jan 10

Indian Innovation: Time to Promote ISRO from Heart to Head

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In India everybody loves ISRO (Indian Space Research Organization). While many issues pull down the spirits of the country, one of the the entities that bring cheer is ISRO. A true worldclass technology organization. Whenever a satellite launcher or spaceship is … Continue reading

Jan 08

Bell Curve Is Here to Stay Even If You Got Rid of It

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Many organizations are ditching Bell curve. The observation by Gauss became a religion. The the good Bell curve went bad. After seeing that using it has become counterproductive, many organizations are getting rid of forced ranking.  It should be the … Continue reading

Jan 07

Performance Management: How Bell Curve Got Screwed

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Bell curve is well known, rather infamous. Now junked by many companies, it seemed very good way to improve organization performance management. It helped to ensure that performance ratings are well differentiated. It helped to reward the high performers and … Continue reading

Oct 31

Is Next Job Better for Work-Life Balance? Think Again!

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One of the biggest problems these days is work life balance. Everyone complains about lack of it. Due to global dynamics you are always on toes. You may have less flexibility in directly seeking better work life balance. And people have strong … Continue reading

Aug 11

11 Types of Architect Jobs (Only 3 Are Actual Architect Roles) Which You May Not Have Known

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In technology companies, there is role of architect(s). There is a huge demand for competent architects.  Some are groomed within the organization. Some others are hired from outside. All the time there is huge demand with big pay packet. Surprisingly(or … Continue reading