Jun 25

Setting the Limits : Span of Control is NOT About Headcount

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What is span of control? You have heard this. Span of control is the number of people you could effectively manage. Essentially it is about how much one person can handle. Because of this reason, there is limited people reporting … Continue reading

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

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