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Tata Motors – Your marketing department is not so fantastico!

Tata motors have been making good looking cars for quite a while now. I have been their fan since they released the nice little Nano. Unfortunately, the car market never seems to reward them with sales and market share. I … Continue reading

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Impulse art – Making painting a viable profession

I always knew there was something seriously wrong with the art world,but when I  learnt that a painting that looked like it was drawn by a two-year old got 44 million dollars – Blue canvas, I couldn’t stop thinking about how … Continue reading

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Democratizing careers

What is common between Infosys, IPL and Indian Idol? They all democratized one profession and made money doing it. Let me explain – Would you allow your kids to take up hockey,football,painting,dancing,singing,swimming,cycling as their career? You have watched them perform … Continue reading

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Metrics for Agile – Part 2

I have always believed in the saying “You get what you measure” and hence have always been against measuring an agile team using metrics that can be easily gamed. Recently, I watched a video where the presenters explained that there … Continue reading

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Metrics for Agile

The main mantra of agile is continuous improvement. But the question is how do you know if improvement is made or not if you don’t know what to measure? An agile team is supposed to finish all the user stories taken … Continue reading

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