Posts Tagged Decision Making
Five Paradoxes of building a successful Product Business
Posted by Ashish Bhagwat in Business, Entrepreneurship, Innovation, Leadership, Marketing on October 13, 2012
[I wrote this post on 27th Sep 2012, for ProductNation and Nasscom Product Conclave Blog] Building products is hard. Building a successful product organization is even harder. Start-up ecosystem is replete with ideas and prototypes. Few of them reach the market with a product and very few turn up as successful. And, a minuscule number of product businesses are […]
Vendor Lock-In & Proprietary Technology: Ask the Right Questions!
Posted by Ashish Bhagwat in Architecture, Business, Design, Management, Technology on August 28, 2010
Vendor Lock-in. Proprietary Technology. Switching Costs. These phrases are thrown out there more often than they need to be, without real thought to what the concerns actually are. Asking the right questions is important. If you want some real functionality and technological strength for a price, prioritize that and do not confuse a proprietary & strong enclosed technology with a closed & rigid architecture. Everything, that is standard today, was once proprietary in our minds until it eventually became common, universal or functionally indispensable.
Insight and Introspection
Posted by Ashish Bhagwat in Management, Philosophy on January 31, 2010
[tweetmeme source=”ashish_bhagwat” only_single=false] I believe too much introspection can cloud the insight. Both seem related but may not always go with each other. How many times does it happen that we face a situation and come out with a solution that seems so correct, a result of a keen insight. This insight often is a […]