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 be a blog on the Basic Sciences… I mentioned Newton’s first law of motion only to highlight an interesting parallel between … Read More »

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 cloud (or specifically SaaS). For large complex organizations SaaS is the software equivalent of Henry Ford’s approach to Model T – … Read More »

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 that entangled hair should be the least of my worries. I scrolled down and surprisingly there was another mail from the … Read More »

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. Mid-way during our conversation he excused himself and picked a call from one of his team-members. The conversation was about some … Read More »

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 and holidays, he turned to me. “So son… how are things at work”. “Exciting… we are seeing excellent customer traction. And… … Read More »