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How a CTO Could Help India
As everyone knows India is in interesting times. Workaholic Prime Minister. High energy of the masses. Good number of social problems to solve. And good [...]
Machine Learning & Artificial Intelligence: How it could wreck the society!
An apartment complex in Bangalore, India. With fair amount of shared history and strong opinions, it is natural to see conflicts in the apartment society. [...]
Setting the Limits : Span of Control is NOT About Headcount
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 [...]
Shiva – Shakthi and Product Design
Every Feb/March, comes Shiva Rathri celebration in Indian sub-continent and world over. The enigma of Lord Shiva and Shakthi has many [...]
Indian Innovation: Time to Promote ISRO from Heart to Head
In India everybody loves ISRO (Indian Space Research Organization). While many issues pull down the spirits of the country, one of the the entities that [...]
11 Types of Architect Jobs (Only 3 Are Actual Architect Roles) Which You May Not Have Known
In technology companies, there is role of architect(s). There is a huge demand for competent architects.  Some are groomed within the organization. Some [...]
6 Reasons Why I do not like IoT(Internet of Things) Hype
IoT is the buzzword today. Everyone is jumping into this ocean. Few words of caution if you are among those. #1 IoT existed for over 15 years at least [...]
Indian R&D Management- Bringing Together Universities and Industry: 4 *Urgently* Needed Steps
It was an innovation project outside the regular product development. We needed advanced Image processing expertise. And, we did not have the right [...]
Career Paths Do Not Exist. If They Do, They Are More like Bangalore Traffic Lanes.
Presentation time for my group. Human Resources manager presents the career paths that exist in the organization as I look on. “Good morning [...]
4 Critical Lessons in Handling Technology Rumors – from Microsoft Silverlight & Digia Qt Case Studies
In most of day to day decisions and choices, we know that the emotions play a strong role. But the technology and engineering should be quite rooted in [...]
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 – [...]
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 [...]