Blogs

Here are a list of my blog posts

When Less should be More!

First published on Medium 27th Jun 2018 Photo by Trym Nilsen on Unsplash The VP of Design at Uber is mentioned by Fast Company recently as saying that in 2018 he “is to introduce a more empathic and considered approach to the company and the product.” The emphatic ‘more’ on empathy triggered my interest. I am aware as I pick phrases, original … Continue reading When Less should be More!

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Two Big Bets Salil Parekh should take as CEO of Infosys

First posted on Medium Dec 3, 2017 The paint on the signboard with the next CEO of Infosys is fresh. Thats fresh cheer for stock markets in Mumbai. Infosys was always a darling! Salil Parekh will quit his executive board position at Capgemini, a French IT services company, to join Infosys. This in spite of … Continue reading Two Big Bets Salil Parekh should take as CEO of Infosys

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Data Driven Cultures

(first published in 2015 at http://www.dataswft.com . Updated 7 Dec 2017) What drives data driven cultures…besides coffee? How do businesses deal with intuitive insights and machine generated insights? In a conversation with a brand consultant and travelista about my product Dataswft, sifting through #realtime #bigdata #analytics, he asked “where are the warmer human things that drives AI and … Continue reading Data Driven Cultures

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Of Polynyas and a Pollyanna

Yesterday, I was watching the wonderful Nature series by BBC’s David Attenborough (specifically Frozen Planet). During winter, most things that fly escape the freezing arctic to warmer southern regions of our planet. There is an exception it seems. The Spectacled Eider, instead of moving south, heads for the frozen seas in search of ‘polynyas‘, which are naturally occurring ice holes … Continue reading Of Polynyas and a Pollyanna

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Data Fracking

In 2006, Clive Humby drew the analogy between crude oil and data in a blog piece titled “Data is the new Oil” which since then has captured the imagination of several commentators on big data. No one doubts the value of the ‘resources’ that varies in the effort required to extract. During a discussion with … Continue reading Data Fracking

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It’s all gravy

image source: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Voyager_Path.svg   I was in my early teens when the Voyager spacecraft was launched for what was a four-year mission to explore the solar system. I still recall fascinating, never before seen close up pictures sent by Voyager as it shot past Saturn’s rings. After a long period of silence, Voyager has recently signalled, … Continue reading It’s all gravy

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The Origins of Bigdata

While sharing our thoughts on big data with our communications team, we were storytellers. The story around big data was impromptu! We realized the oft-quoted Volume, Variety and Velocity actually can be mapped to Transactions, Interactions and Actions. I have represented it using a Visual.ly infographic background. Here is a summary – “The trend we observe is that the problems around big data are … Continue reading The Origins of Bigdata

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The business impact of Bigdata

Written in 2012 when bigdata captured imagination of tech and media like AI today. The questions around business impact of technology still applies

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Infosys Charter 1995

This is a charter I was given at the time of joining Infosys in 1995 Facebook0Twitter0Google plus0

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