THANKYOU !


Those who know me well know how much I care for my dogs . For all intents and purposes – Boss, Hobo and Ollie are treated as our kids by my wife and I . And today morning all three of them disappeared – on my watch ! My dogs have a tendency to lock…

Are we there yet ? Can’t wait to start my new adventure


It is the last week of my sabbatical – and I am ready for work . Having never had a month off work since graduating from B school – I can say without a doubt that it was the best decision I could have made. No work email , no conference calls at ungodly hours…

I think we have digitized AND transformed


First, you should read this excellent blog post from my pal Sameer Patel. It definitely got me thinking (which is a surprise given I am thoroughly enjoying a month off work between two jobs ), and I thought I can add a couple of things to this discussion. It also gives me a chance to…

Are CIO jobs more difficult today ?


No – it is not more difficult or more risky compared to what past CIOs had to do . Every time I see articles and tweets that seem to indicate otherwise , I cringe . Dealing with business problems has always been on CIO agenda – it is not something that came up yesterday ….

The execution challenge – are you a leader or a 3 year old ?


Everyone likes their leaders to take fast decisions and then stick by the decision in the face of diversity . They like leaders to be proactive and everyone else to be reactionary. Guess what – that is also how three year olds generally work ! But you don’t want your leaders to behave like a…