Workday IPO – First Impressions


So the much anticipated IPO of Workday is here. http://www.sec.gov/Archives/edgar/data/1327811/000119312512375787/d385110ds1.htm#toc385110_13  . Pretty detailed S-1 too. I just flipped through it and also read Dennis Howlett’s blog on it on ZDNET. The best part of this is that the founders have a long term plan to keep control of the company, and virtually eliminate chances ofContinue reading “Workday IPO – First Impressions”

Still In Doubt About BW on HANA ? Ask Steve Lucas and Vijay in Global Webinar on September 5th, 2012


From the day HANA was announced, people in SAP ecosystem have been trying to find a crisp answer to “Does HANA replace BW? “. Countless blogs and tweets have been posted about that topic, as well as Q&A sessions, emails and so on. Guess what – that doubt still lingers . Not a week passesContinue reading “Still In Doubt About BW on HANA ? Ask Steve Lucas and Vijay in Global Webinar on September 5th, 2012”

Apple Vs Samsung – Never Mind The Customer, Eh?


So I just heard the news that Apple got richer by a billion dollars , and Samsung has to pay up that money for patent infringements. Well, Apple did not get the whole amount it was seeking, but $1B is not too shabby. Since the Jurors only took under 3 days to decide on theContinue reading “Apple Vs Samsung – Never Mind The Customer, Eh?”

Facebook Stock Price Decline – The Price For Not Fitting Into The Mold ?


If you are an investor – directly, or indirectly through a 401(k) or IRA – I am sure you would have followed the fortunes of FB stock . If I had to choose one word to describe it, GREED would be it. If I get one more word, I will choose STUPIDITY. FB  was setContinue reading “Facebook Stock Price Decline – The Price For Not Fitting Into The Mold ?”

When Private Sector Sucks As Much As Public Sector In India


As an Indian living and working in US, I am interested in the political and economical development in both countries. In the US – since this is election season, there is a lot of rhetoric on the extreme sides of the spectrum. One side wants extreme role for government and another wants minimum possible governmentContinue reading “When Private Sector Sucks As Much As Public Sector In India”