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why quality is even more important for small organizations

June 12, 2010

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Recently at Inphina, we decided to have a backup line for our broadband connection. There were more than a couple of vendors who could be approached. Two of them were big names TATA and Reliance and then we had Spectranet and Tikona as not the large ISPs. From our office we could see the Tikona […]

The Big Plunge

May 1, 2010

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Close on the heels of James Gosling resigning from Oracle, I too decided that it was time to give shape to my long-term ambition to turn into an entrepreneur. Well before you pull me up for comparing with “The James Gosling”, let me quickly clarify that the similarity with James ends there. I spent around […]

Sales People are Like Cabs and Airplanes

November 19, 2009

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One of my friend operates a cab company. As per him he makes money only when the cabs are on the road. If they are resting in the parking space then they are losing money. This includes depreciation, opportunity cost and the cost of holding inventory. You would have heard the same about airplanes. Their […]

Excellent Conference Networking Tips

October 30, 2009

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What are some of the best conferences that you have been to? What have you got back from that conference? Technology, Management, Productivity …..hmm…may be partially yes but the best thing to get back from conferences is a network. That is exactly why there are breaks in between, extended lunch hours, evening cocktails etc. And […]

Get Motivated!

April 28, 2009

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Read these interesting series of motivational thoughts, I would keep updating this post as I stumble upon others If I am good I could add years to my life I would rather add some life to my years And life is really what you make it they say I can’t even make my mind up […]

Are you a small organization animal? Another one bites the dust!

October 18, 2008

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I was reading an interesting post on the how the MySQL founder, David Axmark, has decided to quit Sun because he cannot live up with the whims and fancies of a larger organization. This is what he had to say I have thought about my role at Sun and decided that I am better off […]

People – Building a Great Software Company – Part II

July 19, 2008

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In part-I we looked at the essential components of building a great software company. In this part we would look at the people factor, which in my view is the most important factor for success. One important quote from the Good to Great [G2G] book is that “Executives who ignited transformations from good to great […]