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

Aug 30

Career Paths Do Not Exist. If They Do, They Are More like Bangalore Traffic Lanes.

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Presentation time for my group. Human Resources manager presents the career paths that exist in the organization as I look on. “Good morning everyone. Let me walk you through the exciting career paths for you here!”. She went on to … Continue reading

Aug 23

DARPA Urban Challenge to Mahindra Rise Prize: Driving the Self Driving Car

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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 excitement about this. Lot of innovation is going on across the technology and industry spectrum. While … Continue reading

Oct 31

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 & solutions. Here I want to share a habit which I thought was my edge. Looking … Continue reading