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Middle east, the new outsourcing destination?

Last week, I was at the NASSCOM BPO summit and I couldn’t help but notice that quite a few of the sponsors were government agencies or information technology representatives of other countries: a) Royal Government of Bhutan b) UK Trade and Investment c) Information and Technology Association of Jordan d) Scottish Development International e) IT Enabled Services Secretariat Ghana Of these, the one that caught my eye was Jordan, primarily because this was the first time I was seeing a middle east country projecting itself as an…

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Met with Chetan Bhagat at NASSCOM BPO Conference

A picture is worth a thousand words and this one says it all Chetan Bhagat was a valedictory speaker at the NASSCOM BPO Summit and we had the opportunity to have a few words with him after he finished his insightful and inspirational talk. And in case you did not notice, what he is holding in his hand is the live photo gift that we created for him during the summit. We hope he likes it and it finds a permanent spot on his table,…

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VC Circle Bengaluru Investment Forum

This week, I was invited by VC Circle to be a part of the panel discussion on “Bengaluru’s Ver 2.0 Technology Story” in the VC Circle BengaluruInvestment Forum. The discussion was themed around how the technology story of companies in Bangalore is in a next generation transition and was ably chaired by Jessie Paul. Other eminent members in the panel were Sanjay Nayak of Tejas Networks, Sean Blagsvedt of Babajob, Manohar Atreya of o3 Capital and Sunil Maheshwari of Mango Technologies. The discussion started with Jessie doing…

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He is a great Guy

Guy Kawasaki is in Bangalore and yesterday I had the opportunity to meet him in the tweetup at Nasscom Product Conclave.  He is a very friendly person and went into great detail on the strategy he uses to market AllTop over twitter. Now, I have great respect for him as a person and as a thought leader, but there are some things that I did not like about his talk. But before that, here are the things that I liked: a) Insight on into how…

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