The Kodak story, a writer’s perfect plot for a movie which will keep viewers interested, captivated, engaged and at times puzzled

A conversation on innovation and continuous improvement can’t be completed unless someone refers “See what really happened to Kodak” and this is my experience in the last couple of years, you might have heard of more anecdotes, would love to hear for sure. So what really happened to Kodak, a question when I started seeking an answer, realized Google gives 8,70,000 results. There you go, you have 8,70,000 stories on Kodak hence I will not create a new one, will keep this post merely for academic purpose, a compilation all interesting things…

Cabinet gives nod for 6 weeks maternity leave, amendments will help 1.8 million (approx.) women workforce

Press Release (PIB): The Union Cabinet, chaired by the Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi, has given its ex-post facto approval for amendments to the Maternity Benefit Act, 1961 by introducing the Maternity Benefit (Amendment) Bill, 2016 in Parliament. The maternity benefit Act 1961 protects the employment of women during the time of her maternity and entitles her of a ‘maternity benefit’ – i.e. full paid absence from work – to take care for her child. The act is applicable to all establishments employing 10 or more persons. The amendments will…

Rajnikant is the man next door and that’s why we celebrate him

To understand Rajni’s success, you need to understand people. I don’t watch his movies or rather no movies at all but can feel the excitement. A lot of time is spent on looking and observing things sensibly or rather judgemental eyes and that makes us less human, Rajini’s fans are super, they enjoy being senseless, his every trick on the screen gives a certain joy, the celebration is all about being crazy on stupid things. Not to forget his off screen personality, he does not lives off his character, he…

Let music be an integral part of your daily life, you will surprised what it can do to you!

Plato rightly said “Music is a moral law. It gives soul to the universe, wings to the mind, flight to the imagination, and charm and gaiety to life and to everything”. My life is full of experiments and these experiments keep me alive, my new experiment is all focused  on how listening music daily can positively impact your life. I am following a certain routine and thought to share with you. In early morning part of the day, I need a relaxed mind with a taste of spirituality, it doesn’t matter…

What makes you move ahead ?

“Let me tell you something you already know. The world ain’t all sunshine and rainbows. It’s a very mean and nasty place, and I don’t care how tough you are, it will beat you to your knees and keep you there permanently if you let it. You, me, or nobody is gonna hit as hard as life. But it ain’t about how hard you hit. It’s about how hard you can get hit and keep moving forward; how much you can take and keep moving forward. That’s how winning is…

Do nothing and consider it to be the best ever thing happened to you

When was the last time you spent time in infinity, in a black hole or with yourself doing nothing, no, you with your phone is not considered time spent alone, you are connected with the negative and positives of universe, your family & friends happiness and sorrows, you are busy judging people, analysing others and thinking, am I really loved by everyone? The existence of the human being is primarily to create something unique,  do wonderful things, produce exciting products, helping others but the y essence of this body is…

SAP HCM Technology will now help improve workplace diversity

SAP SE recently announced plans to build new capabilities within its SAP® SuccessFactors® HCM Suite to help improve workplace diversity. Using text mining and machine learning based on the SAP HANA® platform, the initiative aims to help companies review job descriptions, performance reviews and similar people processes for potential bias and suggest changes to encourage equity. The announcement was made at the 28th annualSAPPHIRE® NOW conference. These new capabilities will complement existing SAP SuccessFactors offerings that already help address inequity. Analytics and reports focused on diversity and inclusion are available…

RAMCO defies the industry trend, grows exponentially, Profit up by 189% YoY

You thought industry is in doldrums and struggling to maintain top & bottom line, RAMCO is here to prove everyone wrong, just going against the wind. Industry leaders like Infoys, TCS, Wipro are struggling to maintain a steady growth engine where RAMCO claims to have grown by 25%. Recent press release suggest, For the year ended March 31, 2016 (FY: 2015-16), global income of Ramco Systems Limited was USD 69.97m (Rs 454 cr). The net profit after tax for the year stood at USD 6.03m (Rs 39.2cr). Revenue from markets…

A very powerful video posted for HRD Minister on girl education

HRD Minister Smriti Zubin Irani posted a video on facebook titled “Educating our girls to become leaders of tomorrow” part of the “Beti Bachao, Beti Padhao” (BBBP) campaign, very simple and truly impact full. “More will go to school and less will sit at home. This is how India’s daughters will be saved,”  

Time to declutter, let process excellence be process simplification

Change is inevitable, no matter how hard you try to runway from it, you will be followed. The best way to deal with change is to adapt it, no one is immune to it, look around, we all are dealing with change in different shape and form. If you have been in and around service industry, change is happening every day and majority of the time its people driven, via process excellence initiatives, more of internal and less of external. Process excellence initiatives have given us great benefits and it…