DARPA Urban Challenge to Mahindra Rise Prize: Driving the Self Driving Car
Google Driver-less Car. Unless you lived in cave with no connectivity, you heard about self driving cars. Around the world there is quite a bit of [...]
Indian Standard (Meeting) Time May Not Be about Culture
04:06 PM. An important meeting. Six minutes past the start time, conf room is full of empty chairs with few exceptions. One of them is a German. After 15 [...]
Project Acquisition Story: Software Services CEOs, Focus on Footsoldiers!
It was celebration time ! The team had won a new client which is a global energy major from Europe. It was a multi-year project of software product [...]
Indian Entrepreneurs, Be Ready for Jail
Here is one woman entrepreneur… She worked as tech professional earlier and now aiming to be a business owner.  She has an idea about creating [...]
Not a Software Engineer? Poor You!
2009. It is a remote village in south India. She is an old lady in her sixties. Hardly literate, but quite sharp. She is gazing at this young guy in his [...]
Corporate Social Responsibility: 4 Definite Things You Can Do
This entry is part 4 of 4 in the series Corporate Social ResponsibilityAs I mentioned in earlier posts, the causes we believe may or may not really be the [...]
Corporate Social Responsibility: 6 Ways To Help the Society. Your Pick?
This entry is part 3 of 4 in the series Corporate Social ResponsibilityThe corporate world has been thinking and acting on social causes. The organizations [...]
Corporate Social Responsiblity: 3 Unforgettable Insights from Free Hospital
This entry is part 2 of 4 in the series Corporate Social ResponsibilityAs I mentioned in earlier post, the one-time medical checkup camps made me more [...]
Corporate Social Responsibility: That Medical Camp in Millennium Year
This entry is part 1 of 4 in the series Corporate Social Responsibility“Why did you come to help us? Before your free medical camp, we were much [...]
Change Management in Organizations – Peacock & Swans: 3 Lessons to Take Home
Post 2008, world is not the same. There are business scenarios changing. Too many organizations want to change, for right reasons. Here is a story I learnt [...]
Over-Qualified for the Job? 5 Factors That Pull You Down
As manager, planning to hire overqualified professional for a role? If you are on the other side of the table- thinking of going to lower job than what you [...]
Requirement Gathering Blunder: 3 Expensive Problems due to Over-Enthusiasm (and the Fix)
I thought it was my strength. In my product manager / Business Analyst avatar, I have written market requirements and functional requirements for products [...]