5 Critical Checkpoints on the Product Roadmap

5 Critical Checkpoints on the Product Roadmap On any road, there are the usual sign markers showing useful information, locations for services, and sometimes, checkpoints set up by law enforcement authorities. These checkpoints are intended to ensure compliance, e.g., sobriety, seat belts, or in other situations to reroute traffic due to hazardous conditions ahead, e.g., […]

5 CRITICAL WAYS TO DEVELOP PRODUCT INNOVATION MINDSET

5 CRITICAL WAYS TO DEVELOP PRODUCT INNOVATION MINDSET Innovation is one of the most overused words in the business world these days. Companies that are innovating are laying a strong foundation for future growth, while getting ahead of the competition. They are winning, which is why everyone is either innovating or desperately trying to do […]

Book recommendations from IPL faculty

Book recommendations from IPL faculty “Write to be understood, speak to be heard, read to grow” – Lawrence Clarke Powell “Actionable practices to help us get better at embodying and integrating all our learnings” – Prof. Akshay Cherian “It busts your myth about your rationality and objectivity. Every page of this book makes you think, […]

10 Best IPL Blogs of 2016

10 Best IPL Blogs of 2016 1. “How great product teams partner to solve customer problems” A discussion that draws upon the fantastic collaboration between Bill and Melinda Gates to illustrate how product managers, project managers and technologists can collaborate constructively towards a common goal. 2. “The C.A.S.E for having product managers in India” Why […]

4 Elements to Create a Memorable Brand Story

4 Elements to Create a Memorable Brand Story The part two of the blog “The Art of Storytelling: It’s in your DNA” continues here: Good stories leave a lasting impression. Even if the audience can’t remember exact details, years down the road, they will still remember if it was “awesome,” “horrible,” “sad,” “funny,” and even […]

EMBA 2017-A Begin Their Transformation

EMBA 2017-A Begin Their Transformation A report on the newest cohort’s orientation day The EMBA Orientation for class of 2017-A at the CMRIT Campus on Saturday, December 3rd. Sixteen mid-career and high-powered executives from companies as diverse as Mindtree, GE, VMWare and Netapp congregated to soak in a mid-career professional development experience sure to disrupt […]

Stories of Disruption

Stories of Disruption From a solution to manure piles to space tourism disruption dɪsˈrʌpʃn/ noun 1.disturbance or problems which interrupt an event, activity, or process. 2.”the scheme was planned to minimize disruption” 3.disturbance, disordering, disarrangement, disarranging, interference interference, upset, upsetting,unsettling, confusion, confusing; Around 1900, there were 20 million horses across North America drawing carriages. New […]

Aseef Pasha: Scaling new heights, fueled by ambition, hard work and IPL

Aseef Pasha: Scaling new heights, fueled by ambition, hard work and IPL Aseef was easily the most popular guy in his ICPM cohort. I know this, because I was part of the same cohort. He contacted me a few days before the program started, and we began to exchange (our then nascent) views on product […]

Convocation of EMBA 2014:High Achievers, Big Dreams

Convocation of EMBA 2014:High Achievers, Big Dreams Graduation ceremonies signify both endings and beginnings – the ending of the formal classroom sessions and projects, and the beginning of a lifelong adventure in product leadership. And so it was with the class of 2014. At the convocation on November 3, 2016 held by CMR University, students […]