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Dream. Dare. Do – that is Suyati’s work principle in a nutshell.

Jun
13
2016

Six skillsets you ought to have if you want to join Suyati

(No, you will not find these in our job descriptions) The interview process at Suyati is a crazy one. Most of our candidates are subjected to at least 3 rounds of phone interviews. And then come the face-to-face interviews at...

Dec
30
2014

Can you erase the cultural barriers to outsourcing? Or is that asking for trouble?

I imagine hell like this: Italian punctuality, German humour and English wine. ― Peter Ustinov Never make fun of someone who speaks broken English. It means they know another language.” - H. Jackson Brown, Jr. Language is the key to...

Dec
18
2014

Five misconceptions every CIO has about outsourcing. And why they are just that – misconceptions.

“This is why our society is frazzled; this misconception that we can consciously do more than one thing at a time effectively.” – Deepak Chopra Nothing gets the CIO or the CEO of a company more energized than an outsourced...

Nov
07
2014

Marketing and Technical collaboration: A match made in Hell?

To them techies (now you know which camp I am in!), we have a solution for everything. And for us marketers, techies never have a definite answer on anything apart from “It depends”. And how do these teams get on?...

Aug
12
2014

SEVEN rules to follow when you are blogging as a CEO

So we are done with the importance of blogging for CEOs, and what they should ideally blog about. Now for the most critical part in this series – rules to follow when you are blogging as a business leader. I...

Jun
26
2014

What should a CEO blog about?

Last month, I wrote this blog on the excuses CEOs use to NOT blog. A couple of weeks ago, I carried that further with FIVE compelling reasons for a CEO to blog. So what’s next? Now that we have removed...

Jun
06
2014

FIVE compelling reasons for CEOs to blog

A couple of weeks ago, I wrote this blog on the excuses CEOs use to NOT blog. Internally at Suyati, we are conducting blogging and social media sessions to entice more techies to blog and become active on Twitter and...

May
23
2014

“My dog ate my blog” and other crazy excuses CEOs use to not blog

Let’s face it. The last thing on a typical CEO’s to-do list is to hunker down and write a blog. Between strategizing and worrying about growing, how can they take time off to blog? And do they need to? At...

Experts Speak: Windows 8 – Plan your upgrade keeping your business needs in mind

Upgrades to software bring joy to a few, and pain to many! Changes to hardware and/or software systems, duly configured and tested to suit business needs, have an implication on the daily business operations as capital expenses incurred to acquire...

Mar
13
2012

Team Suyati makes "good friends" and headlines in Germany!

Kochi, Kerala, INDIA, Hannover, GERMANY– Mar 12th, 2012 An article that appeared at a local daily (Hannoversche Allgemeine) in Hannover, Germany, featured Gauri Shankar Antarvedi (Sr. VP, Business Development and Sales), and Ramanan Ramamurthy (Manager, International Business), for Suyati Technologies....

For God’s sake, let’s not forget to think inside the box!

If I had a penny every time I was told to think outside the box, I would be giving millions away like Bill Gates. At Suyati, we are a product development company with focus on creating dedicated teams specific to...

The only question you need to ask your IT outsourcing vendors – Why is your rate so low?

Last week we posted 4 questions every CEO needs to ask his IT outsourcing vendor. But frankly, a CEO needs to ask only one question – why is your rate so low? Global parity has ensured that low wages is...

4 questions every CEO must ask their IT sourcing vendor

The last time I checked, Amazon.com had 4873 books on IT outsourcing. That is a lot of ink wasted on something that ought to be obvious and intuitive! Outsourcing your IT work is a no-brainer. But choosing the right outsourcing...

What has Zen and the art of Motorcycle Maintenance got to do with IT outsourcing?

The ever popular (and evergreen) book “Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance” is an inquiry into the values that govern our life. The author Robert Persig tries to reconcile two divergent approaches to bike maintenance, and life in general....

It’s the new economy, Stupid!

Ernst & Young’s report “Competing for Growth – Winning in the new Economy” summarizes a survey of over 1400 executives from around the world between September and October 2010. The report presents various strategies companies could adopt or follow to...

Dec
22
2010

India IT Shining. Really..

Our team just returned from the India ICT Summit 2010 at Le Meridian, Kochi. The Summit, organized by the Confederation of Indian Industry, in collaboration with the Government of Kerala, is titled “Changing Role of an IT industry – Partnering...

Ready to outsource? Let the introspection begin

As 2010 comes to a close and businesses take stock of their outsourcing needs for the New Year, it is time for us to get back to basics. If you and your team can comfortably say “Yes” to the following...

Nov
04
2010

Obama is here. Should you care?

A whopping 900 crores ($200 million) is what the United States of America will be spending per day during President Barack Obama’s visit to India. Read this again – 900 crores. On what, you may ask? Security. Stay. And other...

Aug
18
2010

What in the world is a Dedicated Global Team?

And why should anyone who wants to work for Suyati care? Since we are in the business of cutting through the hype, this blog is going to explain in very simple terms what we mean by Dedicated Global Team and...

Wading through the hype

This blog is directed to those of us in the IT industry who are tired of wading through the hype. And to those who need a laugh! Okay, to everyone in the IT industry! Every year, without fail, the latest...

Jun
05
2010

Outsourcing for Talent - why it pays to be truly Global

Intel. IBM. Microsoft. Amazon. Google. Accenture. What do all these Fortune 500 companies have in common? Apart from being on the Fortune 500 list, that is? They are all in India. If this is not surprising, the reason why they...

Jun
05
2010

The Truth about Offshore Development Teams

So you are thinking about augmenting your Product Development efforts with an offshore team? Or maybe you want access to a dedicated technical team for a few months and do not want to build a team from scratch? No matter...