20 years after revolutionising online shopping and digital services, Amazon’s venturing into a rather new territory. The company is building huge spherical buildings in Seattle, the home to the online retailer, which will house a variety of 3000+ endangered and exotic trees and plants. The spheres will be temperature controlled, acting as giant treehouses that will double up as venues for employee camps.
If you haven’t heard of Prisma yet, you will soon.
The definition of diversity in India or rather in corporate India is still limited to the inclusion of women in the workplace. The focus still seems to revolve around giving priority to recruitment of women, creating “enabling” policies, offering healthy work-life balance, etc. to encourage retaining women in the work force. But there’s more to diversity than just women in the workforce.
Facebook is now among the biggest tech companies in the world, and has advertisers queuing up to spend money on their site. But there was a time when it was a young startup trying to get some ad money. And they did what every startup does – come up with an pitch deck.
It’s not everyday a celebrated entrepreneur and an inspirational innovator holds forth about another great businessmen and finance giant. But that’s just what great men do. They talk about other’s greatness and the learnings they derive from each other.
Microsoft emeritus and one of the richest men in the world Bill Gates shared a rare glimpse into his special bond with Warren Buffet, the greatest investor the US has known. In the post Gates talks about the little things Warren does, his quirks that make him immediately relatable and also lets us in on the secrets of Warren’s astounding success. Gates also credits Buffet for having changed his and wife Melinda’s lives in more ways than one.
I graduated from BITS Pilani in 2010.
After pursuing a couple of dead end internships, I accepted a job offer from Accenture in Chennai for the role of Associate Software Engineer.
Intuit a $4.2 billion global provider of business and financial management solutions for small businesses, accountants and consumers. Intuit came to India in 2005 and houses the headquarters in Bangalore, where it supports various products specifically for India as well as the rest of the world. For the last eight years, Intuit has been on India’s Best Companies to Work For list, ranking #10 in 2016.
We got a chance to get a sneak into the Intuit office and their work culture.
Infosys is an Indian IT services and consulting powerhouse, with over 6 campuses and training centres across India, that employer over half a million people. What a lot of people are unclear on is how does such a mammoth organization such Infosys pay such a large workforce, allowing for performance variable while also keeping a constant. The resulting salary can be confusing even to an employee.
We have got it all down pat for you.
If meal boxes can charge your phone these days, why not have a coffee with your “mug” on it?
That’s exactly what this San Francisco based company is doing with its revolutionary product, The Ripple Maker. Move over hand-drawn hearts and flowers on a steaming cup of cappuccino because the Ripple Maker embellishes your coffee by *printing* any image or text on frothed milk—even your face.
Most people aspire to work at one top company in their careers. Edward has worked at 5 of them. After starting out his career as a computer programmer back in the 1990’s, and inventing technology that was way ahead of its time, Edward went on to land a coveted job at Google, followed soon after with gigs at Apple, Adobe, Microsoft and finally Facebook spanning 30 odd years.