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Employee Contribution

  • October 30, 2017
  • Srihari Prahalad

We have all heard about the 80-20 rule. One of the applications of that rule, is that only a very few employees contribute to the strategy of the firm, while others clock in and clock out. I have always wondered, regression to the mean, is such a non-intuitive concept, but the single most important statistical finding. It's, but, unavoidable, that when a group of people work towards a goal, you will have outliers. The point in context is, whether the mean is closer to the goal or is it closer to the outliers.

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MY JOURNEY WITH S&V

  • October 30, 2017
  • Arun Balasundaram

My journey with S&V is tremendous in terms of opportunities and scope for innovations. S&V has got a long term vision in all aspects of the business and the management team works with the team on ground to make sure every single move is towards achieving the organizational goals. S&V is a promising team of right people with right skill sets and at right places.

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Data Diaries by Data Expert

  • October 9, 2017
  • Nusrath Yasmin Mohammed

Time to clean your data

It’s time for companies to clean their data.  Stop relying on SI’s to help companies on this; time to time I have seen projects being extended or cancelled due to data issues.  I see data is repeatedly being blamed.  Sometimes, I feel/suspect  it is because of strategy of the implementations instead.

My questions are the following:

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Loyalty Vs skillset: What's important for a firm?

  • October 6, 2017
  • Srihari Prahalad

What is important for an employer, loyalty or skillset? Can loyalty make up for lack of skills? Loyalty does translate the long working hours in most cases. Is long working hours enough to make up for lack of skills?

I am not referring to hard core technical skills that require days or years of training. I am referring to managerial skills, presentation skills etc, soft skills in general.

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A new Avatar

  • October 5, 2017
  • Spandan Adhikary

Every organization comes across an inflection point – a small period where the decisions taken have the power to decide the future of its fate. You can see many examples such as the Softbank and Goldman’s funding to Alibaba during 2000 dot-com burst, pearl harbour incident of World War 2, or how intel reacted to IBM’s embargo in December 1994.

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