Hamilton Sundstrand Space Suit

United Technologies published a beautiful advertisement in the Wall Street Journal showing a model of the Hamilton Sundstrand space suit. Cl

Six Sigma and Collaboration Systems

I recently took an introductory course on Six Sigma which was both fun and educational.

FINOVATE 2007 Presentation

Here is a pre-recorded version of a presentation I did yesterday at the FINOVATE 2007 Conference in New York City. This demo is, of course,

Product Release Frequency

Product managers, especially software product managers, are frequently faced with the question of when to “cut a release.” Enginee

Electric Roadster

Via Wired News: Tesla Motors has introduced the Tesla Roadster with impressi

ERP Systems and Collaboration Systems

By implementing Microsoft Dynamics, SAP<

Food Supply Chain Optimization

The phenomenon of lock-in is known by business academics, but few seem to realize

Presenting Compressed Information

Greg Hughes posted a very interesting video on <a href=”http://www.greghughes.net/rant/MakingTechnologyLieQuotHolyCrapquotworthyResizingOfIm

Last Night's Lunar Eclipse

I got up at 3:00 AM yesterday to view the lunar eclipse. It was interesting to view with the naked eye as well as through a telescope. <a hr

Dvorak Keyboard Layout

In high school, I had learned to touch-type, and as an avid computer user, I got pre

Talent #3: Making Better Systems

First, Break All the Rules says that great managers define talents as “recurring patterns of thought, feeling, or behavior that c

Talent #2: Teaching

First, Break All the Rules says that great managers define talents as “recurring patterns of thought, feeling, or behavior that c

Talent #1: Crystallizing Models

First, Break All the Rules says that great managers define talents as “recurring patterns of thought, feeling, or behavior that c

Strengths and Weaknesses

I just finished reading First, Break All the Rules, and it has been a real eye-opener.

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Caffeinated

A few years ago, Volkswagen introduced a turbocharged version of their New Beetle. To promote the car, they gave away postcards like this: <

Diet, Cholesterol, and Heart Disease

I have developed <a href=”http://www.milindspandit.org/Model%20of%20Dietary%20Contribution%20to%20Heart%20Disease%20via%20High%20Cholesterol

Anthropomorphism and the Emperor Penguin

A fascinating article on the hit documentary, <a href=”http://www

Terry Gross Interviews Richard Dawkins

Having thoroughly enjoyed Terry Gross’ <a href=”http://www.npr.org/templates/rundowns/rundown.php?prgId=13&agg=0&prgDate=03-28-2007&

Movie Review: The Namesake

I seem to see too many movies to write a review of each, but this one is priceless.

In the lives of Ashoke, Ashima, and their son, we are g

Personal Finance and "The Rules"

I don’t know who first said it, but in developing almost any skill, the following stages apply:

  1. You don't know the rules.

Sudoku Outsights

On my most re

ROI, Risk and Real Options in One Page

On Wednesday, February 14th, I delivered a webinar entitled ROI, Risk and Real Options in One Page. Russell Foy and Suzannah Baum o

Employee Behavior and Communication

Greg Hughes had an insightful, ref

The Human Resources of Software Companies

In the corporate environment, managers often refer to employees as “resources”. I believe that referring to people in this way is dehumanizi

The Value of Investment Banking

Some of my recent posts reflect my thinking about unlocking value.

In thinking about unlocking value, I have understood what investment ban