Tagged: IT-Industry

Is Indian IT in State of Emergency? 11

Is Indian IT in State of Emergency?

Quoting TOI “With IT firms buffeted by today’s turbulent times, the government has reached out a helping hand. Reciprocating their needs, it has exempted IT/ITES and software establishments from the provisions of Industrial Employment (Standing Orders) Act 1946 (Central Act 20 of 1946)” I am not sure what is the rational behind suspending...

Reading blogs ( feeds ) inside outlook 2

Reading blogs ( feeds ) inside outlook

Recently I have seen number of users reading my feed on outlook. Its been increasing month by month. So I thought there could be many more users who will be interested in reading feeds in outlook. The recent version of outlook, i.e outlook 2007 has feed reader built into it. Using which you...

Culture of Continuous Learning 18

Culture of Continuous Learning

I had a conversation with my team mate about the recent buzz word in the market upgrading yourself. The buzz word used by most of the bosses to warn the young generation mostly in connection with recession and pink slip. Both of us were of the opinion that continuous learning (or so called...

Technology or Management? 14

Technology or Management?

Engineering until IT came into India was completely *technical*. I have not seen any engineer of my fathers generation doing *only* managerial work. There used to be project managers then too, but they used be part time managers and full time technicians. With IT boom in India, we got a new breed of...

RTPM – Real Time Productivity Monitor 3

RTPM – Real Time Productivity Monitor

RTPMTM – Real Time Productivity MonitorPP is productivity monitoring tool which runs on your resources computer to monitor the productivity. It helps your resources to see their RTPITM Real Time Productivity IndexPP so that they can increase their productivity index.It keeps track of the productive work and helps you in estimating cost, average...

Every Project Needs a Hero! 13

Every Project Needs a Hero!

A study by Standish Group reports 80% of the IT projects fail due to over budget, late, missing functionality or due to combination of these. Worse 30% of software projects are so poorly executed that they are canceled before completion. There are uncountable reasons for a project to fail and enough has been...