Jun 18

Clean India Initiative: Building the Case for Project Management Office

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Most intolerable things about India – the filth, lack of civic amenities and civic sense. In spite of rising incomes in terms of currency, it remains among toughest places to live and low on human development factor. Indian leadership has … Continue reading

May 23

Indian IT Service: Want to survive? Downgrade to CMM Level 3 from Level 5

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There is spurt of doomsday predictions for Indian IT service. There are many bloggers emerging. All are stating one reality. The  outsourcing party is over. No more easy money. IT/R&D service is the past. The entrepreneurship is the future. All … Continue reading

Mar 06

Women @ Work. A Thank You Note

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Last year, I had an overseas intern. An American intern with no connection to India. He was quite surprised with what he saw here in Bangalore office – about women at work. ‘Never thought Indian office has 30-40% women. With … Continue reading

Dec 24

Indian R&D Management- Bringing Together Universities and Industry: 4 *Urgently* Needed Steps

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It was an innovation project outside the regular product development. We needed advanced Image processing expertise. And, we did not have the right specialist who could do the research. “Why don’t we use this premier govt research institute? ” A good … Continue reading

Nov 02

Importing R&D Hardware: How History is Holding Back Global R&D from India

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1717 AD. Calcutta. Fort William. There were encouragements to do export business. Global business is good. There were tax breaks for export oriented units. No wonder the empire was the largest economy on the  planet. East India company, first British … Continue reading