Steve Jobs’ Pirates Metaphor!

In Jan 1983, Steve Jobs along with Apple employees were at an off-site retreat in Carmel, California. Jobs, to motivate the developers, offered a maxim: “It’s better to be a pirate than join the navy”. “Being a pirate meant being audacious and courageous, willing to take considerable risks for greater rewards.” The group was in… Continue reading Steve Jobs’ Pirates Metaphor!

How I landed my first job…

That was 1992. Landed up in Chennai after my Engg graduation. Took up a Scholarship exam conducted by NIIT. Those days, if you were not studying at NIIT, you were missing something. Got 50% scholarship for 1 year course. Paying them back with this post now. 🙂 NIIT didn’t sell software courses then. They sold… Continue reading How I landed my first job…

My advice to a Job Seeker!!

Recently received a connection request on LinkedIn. He wanted help with his job search. My response: Hi, There are a number of companies that are hiring SAP BW. A sample list: Fractal, SAP, CGI, Infosys, IBM, Intel, Siemens Healthineers, CapGemini, Novo Nordisk, Atos Syntel & Bosch are looking at hiring people like you. I suggest… Continue reading My advice to a Job Seeker!!

The 21 Best #bigdata Companies & their CEOs you can work for in 2018

Dataiku, Florian Douetteau StreamSets, Girish Pancha MemSQL, Nikita Shamgunov 1010 Data, Greg Munves Salesforce, Marc Benioff Attivio, Stephen Baker SAP, Bill McDermott Qubole, Ashish Thusoo Trifacta, Adam Wilson Zaloni, Ben Sharma Reltio, Manish Sood Microsoft, Satya Nadella Cloudera, Thomas J. Reilly Sumo Logic, Ramin Sayar Google, Sundar Pichai Looker, Frank Bien MongoDB, Dev Ittycheria Snowflake… Continue reading The 21 Best #bigdata Companies & their CEOs you can work for in 2018