January 2017

The imminent crash of the Indian housing market and why buying a house is a stupidity

Two incidents moved me recently… Firstly: Just as I was about to tee off at the Milpitas Golf course this September I heard a ‘fore’ and was fascinated to see a fellow golfer tee off from the backyard of his home. I thought what a life/luxury. I realized that this 7200 yarder golf course is inhabited by a mere 50 families and Zillow(the app that correctly dispenses info on real… Read More »The imminent crash of the Indian housing market and why buying a house is a stupidity

What Infosys’s Vishal Sikka’s tenure teaches us about ‘ Strategy ’

Recently Wipro’s Azim Premji and Infosys’s Vishal Sikka made joint statements about the stresses and tough times that lie ahead in the Indian IT sector and how the global factors have caused immense uncertainty – I agreed, for its been 2 years that I have been – through this blog, making a case that greed, unsound economic decisions and self-fulfilling political pursuits by nations and central banks have pushed the… Read More »What Infosys’s Vishal Sikka’s tenure teaches us about ‘ Strategy ’