Architecture World’09 – Pune


Good arrangements – I liked it more than the Bangalore event. Let me highlight 3 points from this event which can provide you with some food for thought. 1. Look at the list of speakers & panelists – you notice anything interesting? If we discount the people from IT/Consulting companies (17-7=10) – Telecom accounts for … Continue reading

BT Summit, Bangalore – 2009


When I drove into the Tata Auditorium at IISc, Bangalore for the Business Technology Summit – my first reaction was “Oh! So many cars!”. Yes, it was a very well attended conference. I have found that taking a statistics of the topics give a good way of gauging which way the technology wind is blowing. … Continue reading

Agile Australia – 2009


There are two things about Agile Australia that surprised me. The level of participation: There were around 350 participants – in this period of economic slowdown it is a huge number Missing Indian IT companies: None of the “tier one” Indian IT companies were around – neither as sponsors nor as speakers – why? As … Continue reading

ISEC 2009 – 2nd Indian Software Engineering Conference


Are you surprised that India is having only its second software engineering conference? With so much outsourced software development working happening out of India and India being the home of close to a million people working on software development and maintenance, how come nobody thought of organizing such a conference earlier? (I am not sure … Continue reading