I spoke about the crisis of service organizations in R&D space – especially in Indian IT context. Also wrote about innovation and new business efforts and why they are not working. Now, it is the time to see what is possible. As mentioned, there is over-supply of senior employees and the numbers keep adding. The … Read moreGrowth Crisis of Indian IT-Part3: 5 Benefits of ‘PASS Intrapreneurship’ for Global R&D Centers (and IT Service Providers)
Business 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. This is the scenario where the organization does not control the product and its road map. The organization entity gets revenue from billing R&D service efforts. Those customers do have … Read moreGrowth Crisis of Indian IT-Part2: 8 Reasons Why New Product & Business Innovation Fails In R&D and Technology Service Organizations
Crisis of R&D Service: You probably know this already. There is a set of organizations which provide services in IT, Engineering and R&D. This article is about the crisis they are facing today. In particular – about these organizations in India which started booming in late 1990s. And how they can re-invent. These R&D organizations fall into … Read moreGrowth Crisis of Indian IT-Part1: How Product Management Function Can Save Careers and Business
The Context: Your company is a maker of a particular type of control device. It could be washing machine, building air-condition or even a mission critical or life critical device. There are many diverse types of such ‘things’. Each is niche. i.e. there are too many niche, but small specialized industries. Let me call these collectively … Read moreInternet of Things – Things from MARS and Internet from VENUS: 5 Hidden Challenges for Internet-of-things
The Issue Recent incident – In the community I live in, we had meeting to discuss crucial issues. Within no time, the meeting turns into name calling and swearing session. And this is not the first time. All are so-called educated. Almost all work for most reputed global corporations. They all have international working experience. … Read moreYou MUST Mandate this Management Training to New Members on Day-1. Interns Included.
Imagine this. You have a critical project. The people with right expertise have been brought together.The project is in critical stage. All stakeholders know the members who are dedicated, hard working and have acquired very good skills. Suddenly you realize that there is great problem of misalignment, suspicion and fights. The fights erupt, become more … Read moreTeam Conflicts: How to Clear Mental Blocks, Stop Fights and Bring Back Good Times? Host a Listening Session