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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 [...]
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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 [...]
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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 [...]
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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 [...]
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Career Stagnation? 8 Magical Parameters to Prove You Wrong
Most people I have met has one worry on top of their mind. It is – career growth. All the time we see people  tense about career growth. In middle [...]
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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 [...]
Miss Congeniality (2000)--William Shatner & Sandra Bullock
Innovation: I Believe In World Peace .. And Cloud Computing.
  Ms. Congeniality Year 2000.  Beauty pageant question to Sandra Bullock: “What is the one most important thing worlds needs ? “ Sandra [...]
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4 Foolproof Tips For Effective Metrics-Based-Management Reviews
Everyday we need to review a number of activities. We review metrics and color coded charts. We spot the risks and guide the team with specific comments [...]
Harvard Is Wrong About Performance Appraisal. And, You Don’t Care ?
I stumbled upon an article in Harvard Business Review about appraisal – “Let’s Abolish Self Appraisal”. Totally shocked to read it. [...]
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4 Golden Rules of Organization Design: Do not Ruin Your Company By Creating Unnecessary Roles
As company grows, people grow in titles, salary etc. At some point, the growth slows. You will be tempted to create opportunities to keep people happy. Is [...]
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Growth in Business: How to Reduce Stress? Structure it Better
Your organization is into few businesses. You already have set of competencies. Now suddenly the organization needs to expand into new paradigms involving [...]
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Potential Next Move-Where Do You Fit? 5 Things to Do Even if You Are A Loyal Employee
Spent 10 years in one company. Had great moments together. Became expert in the domain. Also you have grown to managerial role. What If Your Company Does [...]