Information abundance and Context deficit

During World War II, in the days prior to the battle of Midway American cryptanalysts had cracked the Japanese JN-25 code. This enabled the US Navy to get a clear idea of Japanese battle...
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The Many Eggs of Columbus

Many of us have heard the story of Christopher Columbus being challenged by nobles at a banquet about the greatness of his discovery. They argued that if it was not for him some other...
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Ain’t broken? Just the time to fix it!

“An object at rest stays at rest and an object in motion stays in motion with the same speed & direction unless acted on by an external force”.  No, this is not going to...
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OpsVeda on Cloud – Bring on the Complexity

When talking about running OpsVeda on the cloud, a refrain I hear often from potential customers is about the complexity of their processes and how that becomes a hindrance in moving anything to the...
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The needle in the Operations’ haystack

Recently I was scanning my mail when I noticed solicitation from a reputed retailer trying to sell me a conditioner that promises “tangle-free hair”. Now, even from a mile away one can make out...
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For Heaven’s sake, this is Excel!

Yesterday evening I was catching up with a friend at a nearby coffee outlet. He is the finance head for a company here providing ready-to-eat and ready-to-cook products to retail outlets across the city....
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Exceptions and the Chain of Critical Events – OpsVeda

Over the weekend, an uncle of mine dropped in for a courtesy call. He is one of those gentlemen people admire for their breadth of knowledge and insatiable curiosity. After some chit-chat about family...
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Democratizing Data driven Decisions

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Though almost a month and half too late, few days back I was browsing the web-pages of individuals and organizations offering predictions around what the IT industry should expect in 2014. Many of them...
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The Anatomy of a Real-time Prescriptive Analytics System

In the last post Sanjiv discussed about the 4 types of Analytics and the way Real-time Prescriptive Analytics is helping organizations become operationally agile. But what goes on inside such a prescriptive system? To...
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OpsVeda – Voice of the Customer

It is one thing for my colleagues and me to wax eloquent about the merits of our product. But it is something else to hear back from users who live the product every day....
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