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

Sep 29

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 facts, right? The answer is – not always. While there is good … Continue reading

Aug 31

Growth Crisis of Indian IT-Part3: 5 Benefits of ‘PASS Intrapreneurship’ for Global R&D Centers (and IT Service Providers)

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This entry is part 3 of 3 in the series Indian IT: Growth & Innovation Crisis

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 – especially in Indian IT context. Also wrote about innovation and new business efforts … Continue reading

Aug 28

Growth Crisis of Indian IT-Part2: 8 Reasons Why New Product & Business Innovation Fails In R&D and Technology Service Organizations

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This entry is part 2 of 3 in the series Indian IT: Growth & Innovation Crisis

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 centers around the globe ‘here’. The case for keeping senior employees is decreasing rapidly. … Continue reading