Why I Won’t be creating my Facebook ‘It’s been a great year’ Post

Facebook keeps telling me “Vinod, here’s what your year looked like!” Really…? And once I accept it, FB will relay to the world that “It’s been a great year for me” Facebook wants people to say that “It’s been a great year; Thanks for being Part of it” I am perfectly OK with the second part…. Thanking you all…

The writer in every reader – Books, Blogs and Print on demand

The Publishing industry always had an attire that identified itself differently for the author and the reader…. What happened in recent years with the self-publishing and ‘publish on demand’ services coming up is that attire was removed…. In fact Publishing industry just got out of its shell and became accessible to a wider audience….. Readers…

Dislike when people do anything to earn a like

Social Media is revolutionary and Facebook is a great tool, and has brought people together, got us connected with people we never knew and got us in touch with people whom we have forgotten in time…. But what I saw today I wanted to dislike but I did not have an option… No it is…

Facetime, Innovation, Working from office…..

Well now that yahoo has asked its remote workers to work from office and add the facetime of interactions… It is interesting to see how the industry (especially people in Yahoo) react…. While I agree this would be an issue with many people who are used to working from home we should also understand how…

What’s your content Lifecycle?

I hate to say it but sometimes you think the content you created on web should live on…well theoretically it does…you will know it if you did a tweet that you thought you should not have and it became popular (or unpopular) then you will know content lives on… But that is not my point…people…

Offshore Outsourcing and Market Readiness

‘Market Receptiveness’ is the key to success when your software product evolution is influenced a good deal by what the Market demands. It is a mix of budget cuts and lack of time that eventually put product owners in the hot seat when nearing their release date. The realization often comes too late costing companies…

Are We Market Ready Yet?

An interesting analogy struck me yesterday as I was watching the movie “Are we there yet?” Product Stakeholders during a software product life cycle can become more like the kids in the movie who sit in the back seat and keep asking the question  “Are we there yet?” A product development group is much like…

The Market Readiness Philosophy

Market Readiness is important because that’s what makes business sense and that is the thing if overlooked can adversely effect your product’s marketability Market Readiness is not about Marketing your product but shaping your product to be Marketable. Thousands of products are being developed in parallel across the world addressing specific niches the product owners…

The content Mess….Get cleaned up

I hate to say this but some point or other in your life be it personal or professional you will get into a content mess… before you start thinking how I came to know about your study where you have all those books and magazines from five years ago on the shelf some tending to…

Have you thought about content migration?

Change is part of life…and when you are talking about business systems then change is inevitable because your business grows and so does new versions of software get released…in some cases you are forced to upgrade and in some case you might need a total over haul. When it comes to content management systems…over the…

No Social Media Experts – Only researchers

Who is a Social Media expert? One who has written books, or someone who has been making money using Social Media, or someone who consults small and large corporations on implementing social media strategies, or would it be some one who gives talks on Social Media. May be all of them, may be none of…