We live in interesting times where the pace of change in digital technologies outpaces organisations’ capability to adapt successfully. According to McKinsey’s Global Survey on Organisational Transformations, companies today are no more successful at overhauling their performance and organisational health than they were 10 years ago.
Though not a good start to India’s tour of South Africa, the Indian team, under skipper Kohli’s leadership is raging to come back with some good action in Johannesburg. Meanwhile, what’s creating all the buzz is the Indian U-19 team’s performance in Australia.
Android phones have undisputedly reigned over the mobile phone market, especially in India. Fast, intuitive and rapidly evolving, 2017 saw some exciting features added to the list with the release of Android Nougat. Now android phones come equipped with face and fingerprint recognition, multiple window browsing, split screen option and quick app switching button too. But that’s just the tip of the iceberg.
Product life is full of whimsical findings, as every product manager would agree. The ups and downs in a product lifecycle hold cues only a discerning eye can see. Part mathematics and part magic, product management is a trade one learns with time, but some lessons may require you to wear the detective’s hat and follow the clues, that many product mangers see, but never observe.
A little android device makes the world go round these days. Whether it is paying an electricity bill or ordering groceries to your home, the android smartphone ensures that your life is sorted. As an Android app developer, you have the capability and power to develop apps which are both simple to use, and are beneficial to the user.
With companies gaining access to large volumes of internal and external data, product management decisions are becoming increasingly data-driven. The best product managers realize that data is not just numbers, but rather the voice of the customer. Why is this so? It is because product success is typically measured using metrics such as customer engagement, retention, and conversion and it is product managers who can influence these metrics the most.
Throughout May and June 2017, a cyberattack originating outside India hit 48,000 systems nationwide, exposing the lack of cybersecurity readiness of critical installations and facilities in the country.
Product Managers have a huge responsibility of making sure that a company is able to develop and produce high-quality and in-demand products as per the user expectations. It is easier to think that the skills of product manager are obvious to guess. Well, that may be true in some cases but not so much in others. Product Management is vast field.
Labeling a product manager as a ‘mini-CEO’ won’t be untrue. A product manager is responsible for setting the vision of the product. Again, a product manager is the one who bears the responsibility of aligning the product strategy with that of the company. To ensure success for a product, he/she envisions how the offering, other players of the industry and the industry itself will evolve.
With India playing a key role in the technology strategy among global corporations today, Indian IT is constantly evolving to keep pace with client-expectations. For instance, cost of service, although important, is no longer the primary consideration of clients who are increasingly looking for additional competencies in vendors.
It’s 1966. There’s a group of engineers working on software funded by an intelligence agency to match suspect faces to a database of mugshots.
It’s 2016. You’ve just sent a Snapchat of you with a flower crown around your head to your friend, and you’re both talking about how cute it is.
What do these events have in common?