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Technological Success in Perspective

For most companies involved in the development of hardware and software solutions, delivery of the product marks success. “High fives” are exchanged and product managers say “sabash!” to those who worked diligently in making the screens do the bidding of the end user. In my opinion however, this is not the point to mark success. […]

Do you have a Mobile Strategy?

Almost thirty years ago, I became an early adopter of what was then called cell-phone services. When my phone arrived, I had to go shopping for a separate back-pack to carry my new phone. It was the size of a large brick; two bricks actually one for the phone and the other for the battery. […]

What You Need to Know About Web Apps, Part 2

Investing in technology that is already obsolete is a bad business strategy. In the second post of this series, we’ll explore an obsolete way of developing web apps as well as a transitional approach that has become popular. It’s important for you to understand these two paradigms of web application development to truly understand the benefits the next generation […]

Open Source Solutions and Your Next Project

Over the years, I’ve had a number of opportunities to manage projects based on open source frameworks. The subject of managing these sorts of projects is vast, but in this post, I will share some of my experiences that I hope will be helpful to you.  During our lifetime, the transition into the  “information age”, also […]

Community is More Than Work

India is a nation on the rise. Its ascension into the international technology scene since the 1990s has helped to bolster a sizeable middle class. But in the midst of that, there are still many in need. The reality is that there are many in need all over the world. You don’t have to work in […]

Apples to Apples: Is price the most important metric?

As the new CTO at Olive Technology (I started in October of 2014), I have been debating what to post about on this blog. I’m not a big fan of “marketing” blog posts (you know, the kind that shamelessly plug our products, services, etc.). But I’m also predominantly interested in the technical side of the […]

Speed Beats Perfection

We live in a connected world where information is abundant, travels fast and changes rapidly. We have come to expect our interaction with digital devices to also be instantaneous. The world around us is expected to respond at “the click of a button.” I will not venture to comment on the effects of such a […]