Category Archives: General

Democratized New Product Development

Democratization of new product development promises to fulfill the real needs of end users… When was the last time you found a product at a store that exactly fulfilled your needs? We always make compromises when selecting a product, because … Continue reading

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Self Organizing Agile Teams

Agile teams self organize to implement product backlogs…Imagine a small group of highly creative individuals, who are tasked to develop the complete design for a product, that typically includes the modules for web interface, database design, algorithmic design, and a FPGA interface that implements the data processor. Continue reading

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Visual Thinking and Product Design

Visual thinking helps create better and successful products…This age of technology, organisation, planning, scheduling and analysis lays more emphasis on the left side of our brains, that has evolved to process ideas and information sequentially. We are expected to perform our tasks step by step, and make logical deductions from the available information. Continue reading

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Is there a benefit of Multitasking?

The current trend of online virtual work environment allows us to perform multiple tasks at the same time. You could have multiple applications open on your computer, tempting you to work on all of them at the same time. Is it really productive for us humans to perform multiple activities simultaneously?
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Does 21st Century belong to Geeks?

The word Geek has several meanings, but here we use this word for technology enthusiasts, who are adept in computers, who are creative individuals and who take pride to call themselves Geeks. Look around you and you will find increasing number of them, particularly in the younger age groups. Did you notice that the young generation of today is so adept at handling the smartphones and other high tech gizmos as if it is their second nature? Continue reading

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Engineers and Society

Should all Engineers be licensed?
August 2005, when hurricanes struck New Orleans, Louisiana, failures in the levee system and the flood walls contributed to most of flooding in the city. In 2006, Engineers conceded in a testimony that “there were Continue reading

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What if….there were more than 3 space dimensions?

Please do not disturb. I am on vacation in the 4th, 5th and 6th dimensions.
Physicists at the Large Hadron Collider (LHC) facility in Switzerland are busy trying to find an answer to one of the most intriguing questions about Continue reading

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