When I was a student at IIT Madras, my dream place to work was Bell Labs. One of the preliminaries was getting a phone instrument.
They told me that it would take a week to get a phone assigned.
Specifically, we will look at: We will look at all those questions in the next article.
The co-founding trend is going strong, with many of today's up-and-coming startups led by two (or more) complementary individuals.
On the other hand, we are constantly exhorted to think outside the box. Only in the later years, we see how this dichotomy shapes our world.
Unless we manage both sides — standardization and innovation, we will not succeed, as a species. Despite what all the fiction books or movies tells you (“Be yourself”, “Work out your own way” …), standardization is a good thing.
The only changes were the integration challenges with web and the ERP; and the new channels of mobile and the web in the modern times.
The focus was always to reduce the costs and stick to the service levels promised. They could reduce costs; They could use average programmers; They could use standard methodologies. You understand you cannot ride on the cost cutting alone.
If you standardize and build all the ecosystem — the assets, the processes, the training, the hiring — then, what happens if the technology becomes outdated?It is the difference between a small group of brilliant people and a large group of people working as a team.Standardization helps in many ways: All in all, standardization plays in many ways in spreading innovation to the masses.You cannot wait for the business to send in the full requirements.
Sometimes, you work with the business; sometimes, you lead them to new possibilities.
Sometimes we got the phone under a day and sometimes it would take many days.