Value of a good phone

Value of a good phone

Thinking whether you should go & buy that expensive ‘smart’ phone for yourself ? Here is how I like to think about it ? ‘Smart’ phones are by nature devices that give you information and tools which you would not have had in your hands otherwise. If you have a small and simple feature phone, … Continue reading

Dont just solve, solve beautifully !

Dont just solve, solve beautifully !

I have been thinking about it for quite sometime, but this tea-cup in the Indigo flight made me write it. Behold – I told the air hostess to give me a very hot cup of tea.She confidently asked me to touch the pot. I did and gave my approval :) The pot was pretty damn … Continue reading

How to do a Perfect Sprint Demo

How to do a Perfect Sprint Demo

I am talking about Product based companies developing software using scrum methodology. And I am talking about the ‘demo’ and not the sprint review.  The sprint review typically happens at the end of sprint with Product Manager(s) & Designer(s), who review the output of the sprint about what was committed & what got delivered.  The Sprint demo … Continue reading

Why don’t Cycle Rickshaws have gears ?

Why don’t Cycle Rickshaws have gears ?

I am talking about manual cycle rickshaws, see the picture below: The rickshaw pullers have a really tough time starting the rickshaw when its still, or pulling it up-hill ( even a 5-10 degree elevation). Its a solved problem, bi-cycles have gears for the same reason. If you have gears, you switch to gear 1 … Continue reading

The Ideal 3G data card (internet dongle)

The Ideal 3G data card (internet dongle)

My ideal 3G data card would be the one which uses its base network provider in areas where that provider has 3G coverage, otherwise falls back on secondary or tertiary providers which have 3G coverage in that particular area. I think this already happens for cellular network which helps us make phone calls. Here is … Continue reading

Paytm – you are awesome !

Dear Paytm, I have been using your service for a year now I think (and have roughly made 50 odd recharges through your site / app). Not just that, I think I have recommended your services to many many of my friends. The best thing I like about you is that it takes about 20 … Continue reading

The Power of Mentors

The Power of Mentors

Mentors have had an enormous positive impact on my life and the same can happen to you. Recently, I came to know about someone who wanted to move to a Product Management role. She had been wanting to do that for years, but not been able to. She got in touch with an experience product … Continue reading