Monthly Archives: October 2012

How Microsoft almost missed the bus..again.

There have been a few interesting stories of huge corporations re-inventing themselves – IBM’s example of going into software services from personal computing being the most striking one. The other such example was Microsoft dismissing the Internet as a fad … Continue reading

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Dreamy Dinner…and Food for Thought

I recently read an amazing article by Sir Richard Branson – on his dream list of guests he would like to have dinner with. He had as his dream set of invitees, inter alia, Churchill, Clooney, QE 1 (Lizzie, not … Continue reading

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Diminishing marginal innovation

I was reading an article by Steven Strauss on the current era being one of Diminishing Marginal Innovation – the impact of new innovations are diminishing with time. He rightly pointed out that of late, most of the innovations / … Continue reading

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State of service quality in India

So, I lost my wallet for the first time in possibly 20 years that I have been carrying one. Since I lost it in a crowded place and realised it was gone 2 mins after I had checked on it, … Continue reading

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