Indian Aadhar Data Leak: How Indian Tech Experts Should Have Responded (Hint: Check with Germans)

Aadhar   Aadhar is the world’s largest human database. In India, the combination of technology and policy push has blocked lot of corruption at grass root level. It has saved US$9 Billion to India which was leaked through various frauds, according to Nandan Nilekani – the chairman of the project. Recently Bill Gates too said … Read moreIndian Aadhar Data Leak: How Indian Tech Experts Should Have Responded (Hint: Check with Germans)

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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 bring cheer is ISRO. A true worldclass technology organization. Whenever a satellite launcher or spaceship is successfully launched, euphoria surges. On all cases – satellites & launchers, MARS orbiter, GPS-like system etc., … Read moreIndian Innovation: Time to Promote ISRO from Heart to Head

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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 others are hired from outside. All the time there is huge demand with big pay packet. Surprisingly(or not so surprisingly), I have seen lot of frustration for the architect herself and also … Read more11 Types of Architect Jobs (Only 3 Are Actual Architect Roles) Which You May Not Have Known

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Indian IT Service: Want to survive? Downgrade to CMM Level 3 from Level 5

There is spurt of doomsday predictions for Indian IT service. There are many bloggers emerging. All are stating one reality. The  outsourcing party is over. No more easy money. IT/R&D service is the past. The entrepreneurship is the future. All the middle managers are white elephants and are a burden. They are the reason the … Read moreIndian IT Service: Want to survive? Downgrade to CMM Level 3 from Level 5

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Women @ Work. A Thank You Note

Last year, I had an overseas intern. An American intern with no connection to India. He was quite surprised with what he saw here in Bangalore office – about women at work. ‘Never thought Indian office has 30-40% women. With whatever I had read about India from the media, sounded very negative about women. This … Read moreWomen @ Work. A Thank You Note

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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 specialist who could do the research. “Why don’t we use this premier govt research institute? ” A good suggestion from somebody. I immediately swung into action. Reached out to the coordinator from our … Read moreIndian R&D Management- Bringing Together Universities and Industry: 4 *Urgently* Needed Steps

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