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Vendor Management: Fixed Price Contract for Risk Transfer? 4 Risks You Still Own in R&D Projects
We have heard this thousand times… Outsourcing greatly helps in managing better. There are variety of ways to design the project contract between [...]
Ganesha
Lord Ganesha & Uncle Sam: Time to Thank the Government. (5 Reasons Why You Should)
Mid-September. Time for Ganesha festival for those associated with Indian traditions. While there are many interpretations of the symbolism of Ganesha, [...]
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Growth Crisis of Indian IT-Part3: 5 Benefits of ‘PASS Intrapreneurship’ for Global R&D Centers (and IT Service Providers)
This entry is part 3 of 3 in the series Indian IT: Growth & Innovation CrisisI spoke about the crisis of service organizations in R&D space – [...]
Indian IT Innovation Crisis
Growth Crisis of Indian IT-Part2: 8 Reasons Why New Product & Business Innovation Fails In R&D and Technology Service Organizations
This entry is part 2 of 3 in the series Indian IT: Growth & Innovation CrisisBusiness Crisis and Innovation Dilemma I discussed the problem of R&D [...]
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Growth Crisis of Indian IT-Part1: How Product Management Function Can Save Careers and Business
This entry is part 1 of 3 in the series Indian IT: Growth & Innovation CrisisCrisis of R&D Service: You probably know this already. There is a set [...]
Internet-of-Things
Internet of Things – Things from MARS and Internet from VENUS: 5 Hidden Challenges for Internet-of-things
The Context: Your company is a maker of a particular type of control device. It could be washing machine, building air-condition  or even a mission [...]
Critical-Conversations
You MUST Mandate this Management Training to New Members on Day-1. Interns Included.
The Issue Recent incident – In the community I live in, we had meeting to discuss crucial issues. Within no time, the meeting turns into name calling [...]
Conflict-Resolution
Team Conflicts: How to Clear Mental Blocks, Stop Fights and Bring Back Good Times? Host a Listening Session
Imagine this. You have a critical project. The people with right expertise have been brought together.The project is in critical stage. All stakeholders [...]
Agile Coach
5 Rules to Select Consultant for Enterprise Agile Adoption
Everybody says that your organization should either go agile or go out of business. Quite an advice. Huh ? While going agile, you may pilot with well [...]
SCRUM-Communism
Agile, SCRUM and COMMUNISM: Must-follow Survival Guide for Your Organization
These days we all love agile. Don’t we? It improves release cycle Cheaper and better And – it is agile Team loves agile Fashionable But, I am [...]
ProgramManager-Durvasa-wikicmns
Program Manager Technique: Be “Doorvaasa” for Better Command
In most structures I have seen, program manager role does not have direct reports. Nor he is expected to be technical/domain person. He ends up passing [...]
Technical Specialist
Grooming Technical Specialist to Technical Lead: 5 Critical Factors for Successful Role Transition
As a manager, how do you define the most valuable technical member in your team? He is Quite hardworking Is a specialist in his area of expertise Keen on [...]