Checklist – Working Remotely/Setting Up Home Office

I wrote this post originally about 10 years back when I started working remotely. As a result of Coronavirus pandemic, lot of people are having to work from home. So here goes an updated version. Here are some tools that work for me. I am not recommending anything here, just mentioning what work for me.  Also, … Read more Checklist – Working Remotely/Setting Up Home Office

Global SIM Options when you Travel from India

If you think most mobile operators are fleecing you with ridiculously high roaming tariffs, this post is for you.  The good news is there are quite a few options now. Here’s a quick summary: Matrix and Clay, both provide country specific SIM cards. The obvious advantage is that you get a local number for the country you plan … Read more Global SIM Options when you Travel from India

Collaborate and Innovate

Congratulations to good friends and ex-colleagues – Munish and Jayesh who have given up their cushy jobs at Wipro to launch ideaken. ideaken uses social media to enable collaborative innovation. To quote: Collaborative innovation takes place when one starts to leverage unknown or unnamed sources of ideas, solutions & knowledge along with the known and … Read more Collaborate and Innovate

Checklist – Setting up Home Office in India

I’ve recently set up my home office and it was quite an experience. There were quite a few checklists on the web but they were really not suitable for Indian conditions (are we the only ones who use a UPS? ). So here’s what worked for me. Your mileage may be different. Laptop and/or desktop: … Read more Checklist – Setting up Home Office in India

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