I'm blessed with a good group of friends to have lunch with everyday at work, in all the companies I've worked in. We all come from different backgrounds and so we end up talking about interesting subjects with different point of views. I'm planning to file these under 'Lunch Table'. What I write under these … Continue reading Internet connectivity through satellites 🛰. Is it needed?
As I turned a corner in my apartment complex, on my quick walk to car to get to work, a splash of yellow caught my eye. In an unassuming place where someone's dripping AC water had watered an orphaned pot, there bloomed this beautiful yellow bouquet. I forgot the 'busyness' at that time, stood there … Continue reading Splash of Yellow
Last week my AC went kaput. Cant blame it, this Chennai heat! Started spewing out water from the internal unit. I called my trusted AC guy and he came home after a day. I trust him because he also teaches a few things about AC while he is fixing it. Here are some things I … Continue reading Things I learnt about AC maintenance
What's the deal with that?! I just don't get it. I know a couple who are crazy about pet fish, I think they have close to 30 of them. Different kinds - guppies, fighter, angel and what not. They like them too, not in a yummy way but like liking a pet. And the effort … Continue reading Fish as pets. 🙄 🐠
Recently I read a post on linkedin by a colleague, asking fellow IT peers why Remote work hasn't been adopted by the Indian IT companies. She also went on to ask if it is the lack of trust in employees. I think it is also because sometimes the work is hard to quantify. If one … Continue reading Who goes to a bank anymore?
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I've written here about the process of product management, where I emphasized on understanding the user's problem. Recently I was made aware of something deeper and helpful. Yes, understanding the pain points are important but when we start solutioning, we should consider the scope of the product that is larger than the pain point. Scope … Continue reading Scope = pain points + more value 👍
When you become the person who knows things, then you get a certain amount of Klout. But the problem is others should know that you knew it first. So you end up sharing news to others even when it is not published yet. My question today was, 'is that gossip'? Looks like there is a … Continue reading Sharing Knowledge / Gossip🤫
Nothing takes the fizz out of feature like not shipping on time. The more the delay the more frustrating it gets for everyone - the team, the stakeholders and the customers. That doesn't mean, you deliver something haphazard just because you are nearing the deadline. The ideal is deliver what you promised and on time. … Continue reading Finish what you start and on time.🕰
I thought I will start a new category called Product fails after two recent experiences with products. When I use this word Product, it is not restricted to a product (furniture, hardware, software), it could also me the experience fails from the time I get to know the product till I experience the product, that … Continue reading Product/Experience fails 🤦♀️