As we traverse through our lives, moving from college to first full-time job or grad school and then professional lives, or pursue entrepreneurial ambitions to build something new and scale it, we continue to take inspiration from those highly successful individuals that have 'made it' - achieved what we are aspiring to. The definition of… Continue reading TO SUCCEED IN LIFE, BUILD THESE SKILLS…
I was recently invited by OPEN Silicon Valley to host online workshops around Design Thinking for the community. During the COVID-19 quarantine, I thought this would provide a way for many individuals to spend some time learning something useful. Here are the recordings of the Five-part webinar series that I hosted for a global audience.… Continue reading Webinar series on “Transforming an idea into a business with Design Thinking”
As I was beginning to write this blog, I was considering to use the title Brain re-wired, as that is exactly what I experienced last week at Singularity University Global Summit 2019. If you don’t yet know about Singularity University, it is time you must. Peter Diamandis and Ray Kurzweil founded this amazing institution a… Continue reading I have seen the future, it is mind-blowing, abundant & scary. And I want to create it!
Over the course of almost two decades of experience, mostly in the Silicon Valley, I had the unique opportunity to work with world's most prestigious brands across varying industries ranging from high tech, semi-conductors, software, consumer products, retail & health care to Oil & Gas, Utilities and Petrochemicals. Throughout this journey, I worked with business… Continue reading Why I wrote a book?
With the experience of being a product manager of a key enterprise application and having driven product strategy for several hundred million dollar enterprise product line, I have lived through the challenges of product management in an enterprise environment. Customers for multi-million dollar solutions not just look to solve real life problems impacting key aspects… Continue reading Elevate Product Management to the next level using Design Thinking
Before I give examples of use of Design Thinking for Business Innovation, it is important to give a quick overview of Design Thinking. TRADITIONAL APPROACH In traditional approach, for evaluating any business proposition, the two most important aspects that are taken into account by business executives are (1) Viability, and (2) Feasibility. This approach looks… Continue reading What is Design Thinking and why is it better?
With over 15 years of experience in solving problems facing organizations from the largest in the world to the smallest start-ups in varying capacities, I have come to the appreciation of balancing creative sparks with analytical rigor to not just solve, rather find problems to solve. Contrary to the widely held misconception that creativity is a… Continue reading Design Thinking for Problem Solving and Innovation