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

Oct 19

Job Offer with Unbelievable Pay Hike? Congrats! But, Do These 3 Vital Checks

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Okay. One more resignation. The reasons are again the same. More money. Much more than here. Of course, the long term career seems clearer there. If one thing that is killing Indian technology sector, it is attrition. There are many reasons … Continue reading