Jun 20

I was invited by Moneycontrol.com to participate in their ‘Letters to the Finance Minister’ series as part of the run up to budget 2013. Nike Air Max 2017 Heren zwart The letter is here but you can see the original here. nike air max 2017 pas cher

Dear Mr Finance Minister, I am writing to you as an Internet entrepreneur in India. Nike Air Max 2017 Femme Fjallraven Kanken Big Like many others, I too returned from the UK to participate in this buzzing entrepreneurship economy. In India, ideas for start-ups are dime a dozen; the real challenge is implementing them. Under Armour Curry 6 We are in dire need of the government easing the regulatory overhead for start-ups. Make It Easier A typical businessman in India has to pay income tax, service tax, value-added tax, excise duty, shops and establishments’ tax, professional tax and also participate in employer provident funds and employee state insurance schemes. Asics authentique nike air max 2016 goedkoop Each tax is managed by different departments and involves various compliance activities including monthly payments, quarterly returns and annual returns. Each state has different rules with different forms, which change on a regular basis. With Software as a Service (SaaS) and Cloud Computing trends, traditional definitions of VAT and Service Tax do not apply. Nike Air Max 2017 Most IT companies are now charging both goods tax and service tax simply to ensure compliance. First, I request you to rapidly roll out the unified GST to simplify taxation. adidas 2017 pas cher Maglie New York Knicks Second, I request clarity on taxation for tech companies with respect to VAT versus service tax. Working capital schemes don’t work Payment collections are the bane of every small business in India. India’s domestic clients have higher debtor days and higher bad debt ratios. nike pas cher Air Jordan 6 Retro Young companies need support to weather the storms. The government has great schemes like CGTMSE (Credit Guarantee Fund Trust for Micro and Small Enterprises). under armour pas cher Greyson Lambert UGA Jersey Banks are also supposed to provide SME credit of upto Rs 5 lakh without demanding any collateral. nike air max 1 ultra moire femme Nike Air Max 2017 Heren But these banks are very hesitant to offer these schemes and they almost never offer them to IT start-ups due to lack of stock/inventory. My third request, Mr Finance Minister, is to strengthen working capital schemes Prepare kids for the marketplace The mainstream higher education curriculum is a complete mismatch for the industry’s requirements. Fjallraven Kanken Mini Students have to take up additional corporate training programmes to ensure employment.

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Jun 14

I had the opportunity to attend a CMO event for Octane’s 2012 eMarketing report launch. Other than a good networking opportunity, it was a source of great insight. Annurag Batra of exchange4media fame was part of the panel and one of his insights stood out strong in my mind.

” The CMO and CTO are not spending enough time together. Air Jordan 3 Uomo Instead, the CMO’s are spending too much time with the media fraternity”

You can also catch his views on trends for 2013 at India Marketing Review. chaussures adidas In a separate conversation with digital manager for a fast moving healthcare company, she said,

“With people getting used to Tata Sky +, the ads are not working as before. Todd Gurley UGA Jersey So there’s no choice but for brands to move towards digital”

This is the genesis of Digital Digital. In our work with Fortune 500 companies and with startups, we have realised that the ability of a brand to differentiate in marketing is becoming heavily tech dependent. Asics Gel lyte 3 Pas Cher Tech here means data and granular analytics. nike air max 2016 wit It means mobile and the possibilites of augmented reality that comes with it. Nike Air Max 2017 Heren zwart It means responsive design to adapt to multiple browsers, devices and environments. Nike Air Max TN Homme It means email vs. SMS. It means video and viral and viral videos. It means content. Lots of it. And understanding how the search engines get through to that content. It’s about gesture recognition a la minority report. Scarpe Kobe 11 It means user experience testing Digital Digital is an attempt to provide that bridge between the CMO and CTO. air max pas cher It’s a resource platform for tech trends for marketing. Nike air max 90 pas cher It’s a platform to showcase demo’s and prototypes. Thanks for the articulation Annurag.

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Aug 31

I had a great July with the team in Bangalore …

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    Aug 28

    Ok – maybe Oliver Twist had it tougher than me. New Balance 446 mujer But telcos are sure making it tough for the digital citizens to give them their money. asics gel kayano 21 męskie With the Mercury touching 44 Degrees Celcius…

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    1. How do you help people find you and
    2. Once, they’ve found you, how do you help them buy one of your products.

    Tata I’m always confused between Tata Communications, Tata Docomo and Tata Indicom. I suspect Tata Communications is for corporates (Gaboli has a lease line from Tata Communications) but it’s strange that the URL http://www.tataindicombroadband.in/tariffs.html shows Tata Communications. It’s also strange that they don’t have any plan for less than Rs. Canotte Boston Celtics 1000 per month. Perhaps they are not interested in retail customers. However, the user interface was simple, clean and didn’t throw any bugs. Full marks to them there. MTNL I reached two different pages on two different site – both seem to be official MTNL sites. Which one is correct? this http://delhi.mtnl.net.in/commercial/broadband_tariff.htm or this http://mtnldelhi.in/broadband/postpaid_broadband_tariff_plans.htm Needless to say the design seemed two decades old. Fjallraven Kanken Classic Airtel This is a case of ‘coolness’ over ‘usable’ or ‘form’ before ‘function’. The code doesn’t work on chrome. Half the page is blank while the other is cluttered and needs a scroll. There are redundant steps and questions which are bound to turn customers away. Summary I’m still surprise by the hesitance towards paying for user experience (design and management) services. The internet is not a place for just reproducing print material. It’s a place for interactions and transactions. Here are 3 things which I often mention in our presentations to clients: – Search: The Google SERPs page is now as important as the front of your corporate building. If I search for broadband and you are not in the top few organic results, then 80-90% of the people will not be able to reach you. Think about how much you invest in the front of your building. shaly.fr – Navigation: In a shop, would you build an obstacle course between the counters? Every click brings a threat of ‘customer dropping out’. Make it quicker and easier for folks to buy your products. – You’re mistaken when you say aam janta is not online. Railway bookings (IRCTC) for individuals and online tax transactions (VAT, service tax etc.) for small businesses have changed the scenario. After all, nobody wants to step out when it’s 44 degrees. Please sir …

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    Aug 08

    howard gardnerI had the privilege of attending a lecture by Howard Gardner aka the Father of Multiple Intelligences. We were a couple of thousand people in Talkatora Stadium. With ticket prices upto Rs. 5000, I couldn’t help but think this guy’s certainly getting a rockstar reception. After his lecture, he re-affirmed my theory – he’s definitely a rockstar. Canotte Seattle SuperSonics (side note: Indians tend to pronounce Howard the same as they pronounce Harvard.

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    • Important point number 1: MI is not an educational end. It is most useful as an educational means to a publicly stated goal. Some of these goals could be – Disciplinary understanding, scientific-technological prowess, democratic society, economic competitiveness etc.
    • Important point number 2: You can not legitimately go from scientific finding to an educational recommendation – any scientific claim (including MI theory) has a large number of implications, even ones that are inconsistent with one another.

    What I enjoyed most was his section on misunderstandings around the MI theory Myth 1: Intelligence is the same as a sensory system. Reality 1: Intelligences are like our computers that operate independent of which sensory system is used. air max pas cher pour femme For e.g. Maglie Indiana Pacers linguistic intelligence can operate on auditory, visual or tactile information. Don’t speak about ‘visual’ or ‘auditory’ intelligence. Myth 2: Intelligence is the same as a ‘learning style’ or a ‘working style’. Reality 2: A style implies an approach that applies equally to all contents. Nike Air Max pas chers This may or may not obtain across multiple intelligences or domains; this matter needs to be established by empirical study. Myth 3: An intelligence is the same as a domain or discipline. Reality 3: Any domain / discpline involves multiple intelligences and any intelligence can be applied to multiple domains/ discplines. for e.g. there maybe a difference in someone’s musical performance vs. Adidas NMD Dames Tennis Nike his/her musical intelligence. Myth 4: There is an official, approved MI approach to education and to schools Reality 4: MI theory is certainly relevant to education and it calls for attention to individual intellectual profiles. New Balance Polska However, a whole variety of educational approaches can follow from MI theory and there no official ‘MI’ or ‘Gardner’ schools Myth 5: Intelligences are God-given talents that can’t be changed. Reality 5: Even though they have a heritable component, but they are quite flexible and their development is strongly dependent on adequate resources, including effective modeling and teaching. Nike Free Rn Flyknit Dames As I had heard, Howard came across as very humble. nike air max 2017 femme rouge While his academic pursuits are amoral in nature, he spent a while talking about the need to be ‘good’. He cited examples of Gandhi, Martin Luthar King Jr., Mandela etc and ended with a Ralph Waldo Emerson quote ‘Character is higher than intellect’. Towards the end of the lecture, he spoke of the power of digital media to promote experiential learning (Donfoss Universe , Arizona small lab). Nike Air Foamposite He also spoke about the MIT scratch app. nike air max 2017 femme The Q&A session was interesting and one question was quite pertinent to the subcontinent.

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    1. Children never listen to what you say, but invariably notice what you do
    2. Nothing said at a dinner table is ever forgotten.

    The lecture brought about a couple of thoughts in my mind with respect to Gaboli. Gaboli is venturing in content development and is closely looking at the opportunity around vernacular based, localised content. nike air max heren The big questions to be answered are:

    1. How do you balance the necessity of bi-lingual education in India with covering adeuquate ground in other subjects?
    2. How can interactive, digital media drive the ‘pluralisation’ approach without being restricted to glorified flash cards?

    Food for thought from the rockstar.

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    Aug 02

    Here are the notes I wrote for my speech for the Tech Mahindra/ Mahindra Satyam i5 talks. You can view the video of the talk on this page here.

    It’s a pleasure to be here today nearly three years after I left TechM.

    I joined Mahindra British Telecom in May 2005 after completing my MBA from the Indian School of Business in Hyderabad as part of the first GLC batch. I joined the Sharda centre office on Karve road. For those of familiar with that office, there was a restaurant called Swami just across the road and my flat was in the apartment complex just behind Swami. And…my seat used to be in the section adjacent to the reception. So, my claim to fame in that office was that it used to take me less than 2 minutes from my bed to my desk. That was a good life.

    At that point, the company was about 4000 people and I had the privilege of working closely with the top management and experience entrepreneurship first hand. In 4 years the company underwent a name change, went public and grew from 4000 people to 25000 people. nike air max 90 pas cher Of course, it has recently also built this wonderful campus which I’m visiting for the first time. I feel proud that I too made a tiny contribution towards this fantastic company.

    I was given the opportunity to join the account management team in London managing the Portal related business with BT. It was called the collaboration platform. That was the beginning of my love affair with anything to do with the web. I left Tech Mahindra to start a company focused on web technology. Maglie Chicago Bulls The company is called Gaboli and it offers web solutions for education and corporate customers.

    I must start on topic by saying that the contents of my talk today are crowdsourced from facebook. nike goedkoop online I put up a status update on the topic and get about 10 ideas from people in my circle. Today I wish to talk about the evolution of social networks and what the future of social networks will look like.

    Let’s start by looking at the history of the net. I will then later speak about what I find interesting about social networks and finally I would like to leave you with one idea as food for thought.

    – People say the earliest form of the internet can be traced back to MIT in 1962 with new research on packet switching as opposed to circuit switching. By the late 60s they had designed the specifications for ARPANET with speeds of around 2.4 kbps

    – By the 1970s, the community was imagining connected federated networks and started developing protocols such as TCP and later Domain Name System or DNS as we know it.

    – By the early 90s, Tim Berners Lee was leading MIT’s effort towards creating the World Wide Web and hence is known as the father of the world wide web.

    – Gradually with Hypertext protocols and HTML, it was possible for GUI Browsers to be launched and Netscape was one of the earliest browsers.

    Now. Around 2003-04 is when the term web 2.0 came into fashion.

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  • What was web 2.0 and how was it different from web 1.0. Simply put, the web was mostly a store of information till then.

    But web 2.0 brought about a new level of interaction and transaction online. Consumers turned into Producers of content. e.g. Wikipedia, Youtube. Open APIs and XML helped websites talk to each other like never before. e.g.

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    Since around the same time, social networks have seen explosive adoption around the world. Now let me ask you guys some questions now:

    – How many of you ever signed up on Orkut?

    – How many of you still use Orkut?

    How many examples of products that you can think of where in one country you get 15 million users in about 1 year and then lose most of them the next year!

    – How many of you have a facebook account?

    To give you some idea of statistics

    – It generates nearly 1000 billion pageviews per month

    – Half of facebook users login everyday… thats means at any point of time there is probably 300 million people on facebook.

    – I have heard (don’t quote me on this) that according to statistics, men spend most of their time looking through photos of women they don’t know. Maybe these are friends of friends. Men will be men! Can you guess what women do? Women spend most of their time looking through photos of other women they do know!

    – What about facebook apps. Zynga is now on the top gaming companies in the world based on their popular games, farmville, mafia wars, etc. Do you know there are more farmville players than the total number of twitter users.

    Do you know how Google makes money? The search is free, email is free, browsers free, maps are free… so how does it make money? You might have noticed sponsored links on the right column while using google. Each of these advertisers pay Google a small amount of money anytime a user clicks on their ad. Adidas NMD Heren In other words, there is a cost per click. This could be as low as Rs. 2 or as high as Rs. Solde Adidas 100 per click.

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    Facebook followed a similar model and now many people say that facebook may overtake Google in advertising revenue one day. That brings us to Google+.

    Google+. About a year ago, the CEO of Google, Eric Schmit resigned. asics gel kinsei 4 cena Larry Page took over as CEO and the first step he took was to link the whole company’s bonus to the performance in social.

    How many of you signed up for Google+? Very interestingly, you had to sign up for Google+ .. nike roshe run mesh you didn’t get it normally as you got google buzz in your gmail inbox.. why?

    As part of signing up for Google+, they asked two three questions – they asked are you Mr./ Ms./ Mrs., they asked your date of birth and they asked your city. This was possibly the most important step of all… why?

    When you’re an advertiser, you want to reach your specific audience. For e.g. Ray Ban pas cher Maruti target audience for alto is men between 25 and 35 in urban cities in India. fjallraven kanken pas cher Facebook had this information for each of its members as you gave that information when you signed up. However, Google never had access to the personal demographic information for its search users. That is why, advertisers started feeling that they were getting a better return on the advertising through facebook compared to Google. That is why Google+ is critical to their strategy.

    Finally, on the evolution of social networks – it is now the age of verticalised networks or contextual networks. You might have noticed, your facebook a/c has connected you to your college friends, family and colleagues at work. Every time your college friend uploads an embarrassing picture, you think what would my colleagues think? Or, when you friend sends a dirty joke on your wall – you think what will my family think?

    There is a need for separate networks for different aspects of your lives and that is one of the main philosophies behind my company, Gaboli. adidas zx 700 femme bordeaux Garrett Richards Baseball Jersey Those of us in web development know the importance of online forums and communities when it comes to resolving issues related to open source.

    In Gaboli, for a customer, we created MyLaw.net which is India’s largest network for lawyers and legal professionals. It also includes an online university so lawyers can take online courses and give online exams. We have created a closed network for the employees of a Fortune 500 company. Air Jordan 4 Maglie Atlanta Hawks We run online networks for some of India’s leading business schools such as XLRI and Jamnalal Bajaj.

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    Jun 29

    With the BRIC summit in New Delhi today, I was reminded of the previous Friday – Saturday, when I finally got round to going help out with the Explorer’s Garden Project.

    Old friend, Tarun’s set himself some lofty goals for this year for his class as part of his TFI fellowship. Soldes Chaussures Nike goedkoop nike air max 2017 (you can read more about his experiences here and the four goals here)

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    Jun 18

    I’d be lying if I said that I am not impacted by the Instagram valuation and the Facebook IPO. nike air max 1 ultra moire femme As an entrepreneur/ investor in startups, I’m now thinking about internet ideas where the market could be the whole world. Having said that, let’s look into more detail on whether Facebook’s is worth $100 billion. nike air max pas cher Number crunching Forbes has done some excellent research here

    • At $100 bn, facebook is valued at 30 times trailing revenue.
    • Who else is valued at that level? Google is at 5.5 times trailing revenue…
    • For Q1 revenues – Facebook is at $1.06 billion (down 6.5%). Kenley Jansen Authentic Jersey Google is at $2.9 billion (up by 1%)
    • Micsrosoft is a shade over $200bn valuation with a whopping $25 bn as pure profit. There’s an interesting piece on MS over here. Even though its unfair to bucket MS with these companies, there’s a point to be made about value and valuation of companies.
    • S&P 500 is has a price/ sales ratio of 1.3 (industry average 3.7)

    What about the last round of funding? The previous valuation at $50 bn with the Goldman investment was also questioned heavily by analysts. Some are even suggesting that fees Goldman will generate from Facebook eventually could pay for the whole investment. asics femme Read more here. All about the Advertising Facebook’s revenue comes from advertisers. Teddy Bridgewater – Louisville Jerseys My younger brother Vikas is convinced that advertisers won’t find the right customers while they are browsing social networks social networks will never find the audience at the right time/mindset for the advertiser’s benefit. fjallraven kanken rugzakken Therefore they will struggle to drive transactions through it and will struggle to define ROI like on other online channelsNike Air Max 2016 Dames roze but on the other hand one of my customers was delighted by the hyper targeting ability (18-14 year olds in Ahmedabad) for their advertising and immediately see benefit over google adwords which is approximate at best on demographics and geography based targeting. Let’s look at the data:

    • Click Through Rate for the web is generally 0.1%
    • Google is at 0.4%
    • Facebook is at 0.051%
    • Facebook reaches 51% of all internet users, Google reaches 90% of all internet users
    • Once you strip out the payments Facebook is receiving from app makers like Zynga, the rate of ad revenue growth is much closer to that of Google—but from a much smaller base, and it’s declining. T.J. Yeldon College Jerseys From the quarter ended in September 2011 to the quarter ended December 2011, it fell 33.3 percent to 44 percent. From December to March, it fell 7.1 percent to 36.9 percent.

    But then again does facebook even want to play this game? “So far, Facebook’s advertising platform hasn’t kept pace with the explosive growth of its social network, and it remains to be seen if CEO Mark Zuckerberg even wants to focus on advertising as a source of revenue. In his 2,500+ word letter to shareholders this month, he mentioned advertising just once,” said Larry Kim, Founder and CTO of WordStream. Remember Orkut? The other day, the wife was reading out the age classifications for Baby boomers, Gen X and Gen Y. Nike Air Max 2016 Heren zwart As I am in the 18-32 bracket today, I have squeezed into the Gen Y generation by the skin of my teeth. Can’t say I completely relate with the kids who have only grown up on touch screen interfaces.. Adidas ZX 750 Heren but what the heck… Adidas NMD Dames Yeezy Boost 350 Donna I’m still young! yippee! The reason I bring this up is, following Schumpeterian economics, the gale of creative destruction is possibly due now. goedkoop schoenen adidas Nike Air Max Très pas cher How long will facebook remain cool and hip and yong. It’s 8 years old – the novelty is gone. In the US, the number of accounts are possibly on the decline. Given, Zuckerberg’s knee jerk reaction with Instagram – you get the feeling they feel the threat of becoming obsolete. Nike Pas Cher Orkut had 20 mn. users in India in one year… Goedkoop Adidas Superstar and down to zero in the next. To summarise, if I were the head of a pension fund … I’d run away from this one. sac fjallraven kanken pas cher It’s extremely high risk…. stan smith adidas dames asics femme pas cher with an unclear plan for returns.

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    Aug 27

    “there is random and then there is vineet jawa” – Tarun Varma on Nov 22 from the top berth of a twelve hour delayed Sampark Kranti somewhere in the hinterland of Bihar. fjallraven kanken backpacks sale uk On that note, here goes my eclectic collection of updates, musings and gyaan from ‘around the country’ and ‘around the web’ Around the country Decent trains I’m typing this post as we return from the XLRI annual alumni homecoming. Nick Marshall – Auburn Tigers Jerseys it’s been 1 year for Gaboli’s OneSchool at xl and the alumni tracking has gone from 1600 to about 5300 people in the last 12 months. the goal is to get it to 8000 as soon as possible and then focus more on alumni targeted services. sales pitch aside, the Jamshedpur campus has a way of getting me back into the blogging mode. the hospitality and personal touch of the students, faculty and staff on campus is truly heart warming. anyway, Naxalite driven 8 hour delay aside, this 2 tier AC compartment has a working plug point. thanks to my photon, I’m online and getting a decent workday on my laptop. nike air max chaussures vente check out the new age ‘toilet occuppied status gizmo’ in the train.

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