AI in the Asset Management Industry

I recently read a book on stock picking. The book on value investing, exhorted the readers to be aware that a good stock is not the same as a good company. Over the years, stock-picking books have become a genre in themselves. Investors trust passive equity funds I always like to see how a…

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From the Trenches- Implementing Agile In Centelon- Blog 1

Centelon is a 4-year-young organization focusing on IT Services and Products, with a presence in Australia, Singapore and India. With over 130 employees presently it’s an employee-owned company. Culturally, we are a healthy mix of being financially conservative (zero debt), aggressive or let’s say bold when it comes to actions taken and mildly socialistic/informal…

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“Women’s forum at Workplace” – The Launch

“Do we need a Women’s Forum?” This is exactly how the conversation started when the idea of launching a Women’s Forum in Centelon was brought up by our CEO. The immediate reaction was an unanimous and emphatic “No. We are all empowered, and we don’t need a women’s forum to empower us”. How was…

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The Art of Personal Branding

One of the first things I learnt about marketing when I went to a B school some 15 years back is “Learn to Market Yourself”. So, how do you Market Yourself? What is it that you do or what is that one thing or rather a few things which make you stand apart? What…

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Interpretable AI

Over the years, AI models have become very complex. Some of the models have more than 100 million parameters. If we use such a complex model, it is hard to explain how the model arrived at its results.

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Machine Learning to Enrich Marketing Social Events

There are natural events, and there are social events. We have satellites and sensors to detect natural events such as floods and earthquakes. But is there a way to get an early sign of a social event such as new fashion, a movement like me-too or a political event like the Arab Spring? If…

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Requirement Gathering & Significance in Agile

The profession of analyzing the business requires flexibility, responsiveness, creativity, innovative thinking, acceptance of change, and a dependence on individuals and interactions. Such qualities are desired, if not required, regardless of whether the business analyst is involved with agile software development, traditional software development, or no software development at all. We may not be…

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The Future of Energy

E=mc2 is probably one of the most famous scientific equations which represents mass energy equivalence and allows you to calculate equivalent energy. Unfortunately, energy companies have been using a slight variation of the famed Einstein formula namely

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Power of PowerPoint Presentations

Sometimes we wonder what changes computers have brought to this world. The technological advancement has given us a different perception about this world. Our thinking has changed; life has moved in a different direction. Businessmen think about new ways of achieving their goals using the best of technology. No matter how technology has evolved…

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