1 Year at hotstar – a startup in beast mode!

Posted by in Business, Reviews, Startup, Technology

It’s been over a year since my association with hotstar and it feels like it was yesterday. I started with hotstar as a consultant. I was initially tasked to work with the team in making the platform scale for upcoming IPL. I worked over period 2-3 months with the QE team on building out the first version of what we called Game Day Simulations  It was a very interesting problem statement, something which I have ...continue reading.

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My BAE is Product!

Posted by in Business, Engineering Management, Startup, Technology, Thought

After working for about 5 years in the industry, I have finally found my BAE. The solution to the mystery was hidden in the words itself.

BAE is an acronym for before anyone else, which is commonly used on the internet as a slang for referring to your partner. It’s important to identify what your bae is in your career as well so that you can build a clear trajectory for yourself. It took me ...continue reading.

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Engineering is expensive!

Posted by in Business, Engineering Management, Startup, Technology

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Often I have come across instances where business people come up with the set of requirements which should be done as this will save so much of their time. But that’s their perspective.

Building a solution using technology is fair but one should be very wise when implementing things via that. This blog post is to help you understand why engineering is expensive, and what all things you should consider when building something using technology. ...continue reading.

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Pixel perfect development

Posted by in Business, Startup, Technology, UI/UX

History behind this: 

One of the things that I heard very frequently when I joined in my current organization (BabyChakra, We are hiring!) was that “Dude we need quality, How do we get that?” For first I thought that it was about the absence of good QA hence there were a lot of bugs in the product, So I went ahead and solved that problem (How? That’s a secret ingredient, NVM

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The 90/10 Rule of Business and Technology

Posted by in Business, Engineering Management, Startup, Technology

On 1st of August, 2016 the top 5 companies trending on the stock exchange were all tech companies. Technology has the capability to make things more efficient, It doesn’t replace job function just make them smarter. Sometimes this causes the redundancy in roles and sometimes generation of new role.

From my experience, most of the business needs can be catered by the very basic technology solutions which exist. Generally, it is said to be 80/20 ...continue reading.
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