Bengaluru, India’s answer to Silicon Valley?

I am about to complete 1.5 years in Bengaluru (erstwhile Bangalore) and have been thinking of blogging about my experience/thoughts as someone who has experienced both these regions. Getting the time was the issue. A late Friday evening, with a cup of coffee in place, I feel perfectly in the mood to attempt this. So …

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What can an Engineer learn from Usain Bolt?

Though the possibility of it all coming down in a hail of doping accusations remain a possibility (like the recent Lance Armstrong incident), what Usain Bolt has done in Shanghai and London has been nothing short of spectacular. He did not just win 100m, 200m and 4x100m at both the Olympics, he obliterated the competition …

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“Tiger By The Tail” – Internal Communication

Information Overload! Isnt that the common theme in our hectic lives? The partition between work and personal lives are blurry, at best. Do I only work from 9AM-6PM? No. Do I keep away from work activities from 6PM-9AM? No. As I mentioned in an earlier Blog, I believe that it is going to be the …

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“Tiger By The Tail” – Distributed Teams & Time-Zones

Earlier on in my Career, it was quite novel to have a Project or Product Team having members distributed across multiple locations. Well gone are those days. Distributed Teams are rampant in High-Tech nowadays and I do not see any reason for that to change in the near future. With the numerous Acquisitions, Traffic issues …

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“Tiger By The Tail” – Commitment

The Holy Grail: A fully committed Project Team, working towards the overall success of the Project! Such a scenario gives the Project the best chance at achieving Success. Please note that completing a Project does not equal Success. In my opinion, a Project is successful only if the Project Execution was such that it maximized …

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