Outsourcing, Offshoring, BPO…

Americans are loosing jobs and corporate America is showing no signs of stopping this trend!!! Untill now all corporates invested heavily in the US universities. Now Intel, AMD and even Google is setting up R&D labs around the world. They need qualified people to work in these labs. And places like India, China and Mexico are able to give it at a lower cost.

Over the last three years I have heard so much about outsourcing benefits and defects that I think I can write an entire book on this subject now.

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Just another day for you and me in paradise

Delhi can be really cold in Winters. It can be as low as 4°C in December and January. I remember as a child coming back from a party in January on one such night. Our car stopped at the traffic lights and many beggars came running to get something. We all just continued with our talk and hardly noticed those kids.

Most of us hardly notice the deprived people. We hardly think of their life , their past and how they reached a stage of begging. At the most we think “Poor things” and drop in some change.

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Design’ is like a religion – too much of it makes you inflexibly and unpopular.

We all learned in college, design in a software project is so important. Why? Well, design was important. That’s all :)  We accepted that without question from our professors(or at least I did). The college project time devoted to design was loitered away in searching for a project, discussing how we were to do it, who would be our project partners and so on. Generally doing everything but actually learning a formal design procedure which would help us design a software product.

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