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Solving the problem of Discovery

The real problem that Google solves, is the problem of availability. When you have a problem and are searching for the solution, Google provides you with a list of most likely content that can address the problem. The problem is created by information asymmetry. You just don’t know and are willing to try out or […]

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Technology

Technology is not a silver bullet

As someone who has led the technology function in multiple start-ups, sometimes as a founder, sometimes as a consultant (a consulting CTO), one of the key learnings that I have seen is that whenever technology is viewed as a silver bullet to all the problems of the business, then that start-up is bound to face […]

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Business Technology

Gartner Hype Cycle 2015

I have been following the Hype Cycle reports that Gartner publishes for quite some time (since 2008, if I remember correctly). There are multiple applications of the Hype Cycle, and for these reasons I keep myself updated whenever a new report is published.

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Business Technology

An interesting perspective to Technology

We take an interesting perspective to Technology where we look at it not only as an enabler, but as a catalyst of social change.

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Technology Work

Recycling Registries

For those of you who have dared to lift the hood on your Windows OS (98, XP, 2000 and other modern variants) would be more than familiar on the very popular registry editor that comes bundled with Windows – regedit.exe.

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Business Technology

Series on CRM

Today, I sat down and started writing a post on Customer Relationship Management (CRM) implementations and it’s failures in most organizations. The idea came to me as I was reading one of Andrew McAfee’s posts on his blog, the business Impact of IT. In case if you do not know about Andrew McAfee, you can […]

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Social Technology

RBI and the poppycock it calls vision

Got to see a peek at the IT Vision document of Reserve Bank of India, thanks to a tweet by a friend. Go ahead, read it, I am not going anywhere. I will save you the effort though, I can summarize it in one word. Hogwash. In more colloquial terms, Bullshit. There cannot be a […]