So, my friend Elaine, Olivia and I go to eat lunch at Happy Chef restaurant in Bellevue, WA. Elaine is allergic to nuts. She waits until the waiter gets to our table to ask what’s nut free while Olivia and I happily read through the menu and figure out what we want. Two opportunities lost… Continue reading Smart tables
A wise friend of mine, Freddy Park once told me User Experience is not about the screens you see on your favorite mobile app. Its what you feel when you go from one screen to another. I paused and thought about this for a while, and it was eye opening. I see User Experience everywhere… Continue reading General Assembly – UX day
I started cross fit 3 weeks ago and its AWESOME. More than the exercise, I like the attitude we are taught to develop in these classes. Attitude towards exercising, posture, food and living. One of the effective alternatives to diets we were taught and I think its brilliant – No Carbs/Sugar after 3pm Reasoning behind:… Continue reading CrossFit
Traditional campaigns of distributing leaflets and brochures as well as posting flyers and posters around the campus in addition to sending mass emails might attract some students but these traditional campaigns don’t engage students at a level that helps them see the value of becoming an Amazon customer for life. To create a powerful and… Continue reading How should Amazon increase awareness of “Amazon Student” program?
Quoting Paul Maritz – I think that in any great leadership team, you find at least four personalities, and you never find all four of those personalities in a single person. You need to have somebody who is a strategist or visionary, who sets the goals for where the organization needs to go. You need… Continue reading Personalities needed
We’re learning many analysis ratios in Accounting Class. This one is an interesting graph of the profit margins of various industries wrt to how quickly they turn over the assets.
Ingredients: 1.5 pounds of ground turkey I buy 99% fat free, but you can get the 93% one. Holds way more taste and dries up way less 1 large onion Yellow is better than red or white. If you have the patience, go for the tiny tiny indian onions! More flavor 1 small tomato Tomato… Continue reading I named it “dream turkey” to aptly describe how it all began 🙂
Henry Ford invented the conventional mass production system and all auto companies followed it like the verses in a bible. There were many problems with the way the cars were built in 1920s. It involved large capital investment for the car company; they manufactured almost all the parts that went into the car in mega factories using a large army of workers that were… Continue reading Strategy of Toyota
It started with Steve Jobs naming every product that came out of the Apple factory i this, i that. Now, Paul Maritz has taken fancy to that as well. All of VMware’s products have a subscript “v” in front as well. If everyone starts doing this, we’d run out of alphabets! Here’s a joke from… Continue reading Naming Conventions
HP acquires yet another company today. ArcSight was given 2X evaluation at $1.65 bn. What’s going on with HP? Why are they spending so much? Without a CEO at the helm? This is the fourth acquisition in a month. It started with Fortify Software Inc., then it was Stratavia Inc., both for undisclosed amounts, and then it… Continue reading Shopping Spree