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People and Process Issues in ERP Implementation

People and Process Issues in ERP Implementation

Real life story of PeopleSoft HR ERP implementation which required tightening of people and process discipline to ensure that it was brought back from the brink of failure

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Time Swing Analysis

Time Swing Analysis

Time Swing Analysis™ is a method evolved by Prem Kamble which helps to learn from the past and apply the learning to current situations in order to make them easier and simpler to deal with

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Behavioral IT

Behavioral IT - The People Aspects of IT-Driven Change

Behavioral IT is a New Term coined by me. It is a study of behavioural aspects of IT Implementations that can make a difference between success and failure of IT projects

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Key Success Factors - Delivering IT Projects on Time

Key Success Factors - Delivering IT Projects on Time

Article by me on Key Success Factors that led to the delivery of all software projects on time. This was a record by me in a SEI Level 5 software company. This article was published in company magazine.

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People Aspects of Information Technology

The Management is Shocked to Know that...

This was the shocking first line of mail I received from my client on delivering a project. The full mail was, "The Management is Shocked to Know that the Project went live on the day it was supposed to.." Read the key success factors for timely delivery.

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God in Two Minutes

God in Two Minutes - My Book

My e-book downloadable at Amazon.com. A scientific and objective look at God and Religion. A new look at Religion and God as never before.

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God in Two Minutes - A Summary

God in Two Minutes - A Summary

A Summary of my book published in Bestthinking.com. A scientific and objective look at God and Religion. A comparison of the physical world with the mental/ spiritual world and possible outcome of a spiritual revolution.

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Steering Failed ERP Implementation Back on Track

Steering A Failed ERP Implementation Back on Track

A real life story of how a PeopleSoft ERP Implementation which had not delivered the results and was in doldrums was brought back on track. Books for three years were not closed worldwide, and all reporting was in excel.

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How to Leapfrog into the Information Era

The Psychology of change from Industrial Era to Information Revolution. This is a summary of the article Turmoil of the Information Revolution described below.

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Turmoil of the Information Revolution

What Top Executives Need to Know about Computers

The psychology of Change from Machine age mindset to Information age. Like the turmoil of the Industrial Revolution, we are now going through the  turmoil of the Information Revolution. No wonder there is chaos due to computerization in organizations! 

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We Humans Have no Control on Our Actions

We Humans Have no Control on our Actions

We may be far from truth when we say, "I have full control over my actions". Not all actions are results of our conscious decisions. Most of our actions are results of what I call "Mental Reflex Actions" on which we have little control. This insight can help us both in personal and professional life

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Managers' Guide to Evolve from Machine Age to Information Age

Managers' Guide to Evolve to Information Age

Let's admit it. We are still not at ease with this animal called computer. You want to be IT-savvy, but do not know where to start. There is good news! What you need to know about IT is not technology, but something you can easily grasp. My Article in Bestthinking.com..

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From Bench to Centre of Excellence

From Bench to Centre of Excellence

Real story of getting extra-ordinary performance from ordinary people. How an inexperienced team sitting on the bench (unassigned developers who are idle and are waiting for new projects/ orders to arrive) gave birth to a Centre of Excellence of an emerging technology.

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Tapping the Skills of a Hobbyist Developer

Tapping the Skills of a Hobbyist Developer

Real story of getting extra-ordinary performance from ordinary people. How a good hobbyist developer who had no formal technical training developed into a very creative solution provider with little care, trust and freedom to experiment.

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From Fresh Graduate Trainee to Expert

From Fresh Graduate Trainee to Expert

How a fresh graduate trainee was transformed into an expert in a supposedly very difficult technology - Computer Telephony Interface. Real story of getting extra-ordinary performance from ordinary people.

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Empowering the Project Managers

Empowering the Project Managers

Good IT Managers often become masters of business processes. They can give wonderful suggestions for improvement, but were afraid to open their mouths for fear of undue customer pressure to deliver immediately. This case is about how I empowered them to contribute without fear.        

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Peopleware Deployment

Peopleware Deployment in IT Projects

Deployment planning is normally limited to planning of Hardware and software infrastructure deployment. There is a third planning which is required which I call Peopleware Deployment, i.e., how people will interact with the application. Read how Passport Office messed it up...

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People Issues in Computing

Indian Computing: Issues at Stake

My article published in 'Computers Today' magazine which lists the people issues in computing - issues involved with Top Management, User departments and IT departments while implementing software

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Information Technology for Business

Bringing Computers In: IT for Business

My article published in 'Times of India' which describes how a software application can be designed with to contribute to Business rather than for mundane work reduction. This is based on my real life success story.

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My Successful Computerisation Strategy

Computing - A Field Job

Article on My Successful Implementation Strategy published in 'Computers Today' How immaculate planning and active involvement of users and management contributed to the success.

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CEO as a Leader of IT Driven Change

CEO as a Leader of IT Driven Change

Organization's agility depends on people and their attitude to change. Since change today is mainly IT Driven, CEOs need to make special efforts to change people's attitude towards IT and IT-Driven Change.

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HR! Discover Your New Role of the IT Era

HR! Discover Your New Role of the IT Era

HR needs to discover their New Age Role of a Change Catalyst in an IT Driven World. There is a need to equip them with the right skills to execute this new age role in an Agile company.

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In the Wonderland of Information Technology

In the Wonderland of Information Technology

The CIO manages one of the dumbest, most adamant animals in this great circus called business - the computer. So whereas the customers think that he has a magic wand which can give instant results, the poor CIO is actually harbouring one of the most difficult animals.

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Need for IT Consumer Forum

Need for IT Consumer Forum

There should be a IT Consumer Forum to protect the rights of IT Users.

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CEOs Need to Drive an IT Consumer Forum

CEOs Need to Drive an IT Consumer Forum

CEOs need to look at the interests of IT Users. All is not well for the IT User and there is a need to have an Consumer Forum for IT Users.

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Article on ERP

Article on ERP

Article by me on advantages of ERP published in 'ERP Journal' of Indian Express Group.

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My Blog on IT in Wordpress.com

My Blog on IT in Wordpress.com

IT Snippets: Real-life situations and learnings in my professional life - in the areas of system study, design, development, people management, user management, top management involvement, end-user involvement, application maintenance, implementation and change management.

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Blog in Bestthinking

Blog in Bestthinking

My Article in Bestthinking.com

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Change Today is mainly IT-Driven

Change Today is mainly IT-Driven

Change Management today has new connotations as change is mostly IT Driven. Managing IT Driven Change needs special skills and awareness of computers.

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We are all Experiencing the Turmoil of Information Revolution

We are all Experiencing the Turmoil of Information Revolution

The world has gone through the turmoil of Industrial revolution and learnt its lessons as afterthoughts. We are now going through the turmoil of Information revolution and should learn from the history to come out winners.

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Need for IT Awareness amongst CEOs and Senior Professionals

Need for IT Awareness amongst CEOs and Senior Professionals

CEOs need to be more IT Aware rather than IT Literate. What is IT Awareness as against IT Literacy?

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The Legacy of the Machine Age

The Legacy of the Machine Age

We are still living in the Machine age mindset though we are now into information age. This mindset is the legacy of the industrial age and we need to come out of it.

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The Best and Worst CEO for Computerization

The Best and Worst CEO for Computerization

During my over 25 years of experience as CIO, I have seen that there are some CEOs who have the right attitude and outlook for IT Driven change and there are others who are really struggling to manage IT.

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Challenges of being an in-house IT Head

Challenges of being an in-house IT Head

IT Head's job is tight rope walking. The article discusses the challenges of an IT Professional of being Head of IT in an in-house IT set-up as against being in a software company.

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Creating a Strong Team by Using Individual Strengths

Creating a Strong Team by Using Individual Strengths

It is the manager's skill to get the best out of his team. A good manager uses the strengths of individuals in the team and plays down on their weaknesses.

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Drawing a Balance: Customer Pressures and Employee Pressures

Drawing a Balance: Customer Pressures and Employee Pressures

CIO's job is tight rope walkinig - he has to balance the pressures of his customers and his employees. The IT professionals are premium and scarce skills so need to be handled with care.

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How and why IT fails - My interview in CyberMedia Magazine

How and why IT fails - My interview in CyberMedia Magazine

What makes IT a success and causes of failure. It is usually people who make it a success or failure.

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Finding the Best IT Professionals

Finding the Best IT Professionals

How do you decide who is best suited for an IT job? I personally give more emphasis to attitude than skills and intelligence. IT field is so vast that no one can be a master. But a person with attitude to learn is more likely to  succeed. 

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My IT Strategy

My IT Strategy

Lists the key focus areas while managing IT for Businesses. A Strategy of customer orientation, business orientation and people orientation first, and then technology orientation.

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Camble's Rambles (Software Support Strategy)

Camble's Rambles (Software Support Strategy)

Golden rules for software support. This article relates a best practice in a support function - a job of supporting your customer of an application software in a changing environment. Prem Kamble narrates a real life situation...

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Ensuring Master Data Accuracy and Currency in Live Systems

Ensuring Master Data Accuracy and Currency in Live Systems

Strategies to ensure master data accuracy, accuracy and currency in live data.

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Rules of Effective Meetings or Group Discussions

Rules of Effective Meetings or Group Discussions

How to conduct effective meetings, group discussions or Brain storming sessions.

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Goal Orientation for Personal Effectiveness

Goal Orientation for Personal Effectiveness

How defining the goals and reminding oneself of the goals tie and again helps in being effective.

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Indians! Wake up to Quality!

Indians! Wake up to Quality!

Why have Indians developed a pathetic attitude towards quality and how can we change it? What does it have to do with the Great Indian Apathy - a belief that "Nothing will ever change in India!"? How are Corruption and Poor Quality intertwined?

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What is Subconscious Mind

What is Subconscious Mind

What is Subconscious Mind and how does it affect our behaviour

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Paradigms and the Subconscious Mind

Paradigms and the Subconscious Mind

What are paradigms and what do they have to do with Subconscious mind?

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Subconscious Mind - The Software Programming within Humans

Subconscious Mind - The Software Programming within Humans

Subconscious Mind is like the software in a computer. It is this which differentiates one human from the other.

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A Myth Called God?

A Myth Called God?  updated

Some very staunch beliefs in the past have crumbled and appear ridiculously funny today. Should we be ready to accept that some of today's strongest beliefs may also meet the same fate? Will they turn out to be myths?

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God and Religion - A New Look

God and Religion - A New Look

My article at Sulekha.com. A scientific and objective look at God and Religion. A comparison of the physical world with the mental/ spiritual world and possible outcome of a spiritual revolution.

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God and Religion - A New Look

God and Religion - A New Look

My article at ReligiousTolerance.com. A scientific and objective look at God and Religion. A comparison of the physical world with the mental/ spiritual world and possible outcome of a spiritual revolution.

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Will the World Survive - My Reply to Dr Stephen Hawking, renowned Physicist

Will the World Survive - My Reply to Dr Stephen Hawking

This is my reply to Dr. Steve Hawking, renowned Physicist, to his question, "Will the World Survive another 100 Years?" I believe the world will be much better and will survive far more longer. My optimism is because I believe that the next revolution will be the spiritual revolution.

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Prem Kamble talks as Author of the Month?

Prem Kamble's interview as "Author of the Month"   New

Prem Kamble talks about his book "God in Two Minutes" in his interview as Author of the Month published at IIT Bombay website.

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Fight Corruption

Indians! Wake Up to fight Corruption and Goonda Raj

Goondaism and Injustice are direct result of Corruption. Indians have to rise not only to fight corruption but throw away the Goonda Raj like we did the British Raj

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Thinking outside your conditioning

We Indians Need to "Think Outside Our Conditioning"   New

We Indians have been conditioned to believe certain things - that government services can never improve, that you need to live with Goonda Raj, etc. "Thinking Outside our Conditioning" is what we all humans need to learn.

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List of my Seminars for Managers

Seminars for Top Managers

See a list of my Seminars for top managers

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List of my Seminars for CEOs

Seminars for CEOs

See a list of my Seminars for CEOs

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List of my Seminars for HR Managers

Seminars for HR Managers

See a list of my Seminars for HR Managers

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List of my Seminars for Non-IT Managers

Seminars for Non-IT Managers

See a list of my Seminars for Non-IT Managers

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Seminars for IT Managers

See a list of my Seminars for IT Managers

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