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Ken Blake's Discussions

What are the various features for the best Strategic or business Plan?

There are various aspects that need to be considered while the design of the plan is under construction. To get the best strategic or business plan, the main aspects that need to be considered are as…Continue

Started May 25, 2011

Do additional features in software reduce its durability?

It becomes very difficult when there is a bug or an issue in the running of the software. When the multipurpose software halts, the overall work of the company stops, but the one using variety of…Continue

Tags: programming, electronic, software, college, startups

Started May 20, 2011

Is cloud computing a new species in the internet era?

 Why to waste a lot of resources which includes applications, software, licenses and many more for your organization when all of these can be made available by someone who has nothing to do with your…Continue

Tags: management, project, computing, cloud

Started Apr 25, 2011

What’s the most challenging part of launching a new IT project?

Key ingredients to achieve this are identifying and talking to the right stakeholders (who all have a different perspective on what success means), striking a balance between commitment and prudence…Continue

Tags: http://bootstraptoday.com/plans-and-pricing/

Started Apr 19, 2011

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"YES I WOULD LIKE TO KNOW HOW TO PERSUE 5 JOBS AT 1 TIME UNLESS YOU CAN GET ME SOME VOLUNTEERS EVEN RETIRED TO SPEND 1 HOUR A DAY ON THE  COMPUTER"
Feb 16, 2012
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Jan 21, 2012
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What Works In Domestic Market – Understanding the ‘Consumer’ India

While many brands have entered the Indian market, many have faltered and only a few have succeeded. The primary reason for this has been that only very few companies could understand their target Indian consumers from various angles.In her book ‘We Are Like That Only’, Rama Bijapurkar has brilliantly tried to bring out the intricate side of the ‘consumer India’ which is definitely very different from the rest of the…See More
Sep 21, 2011
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5 Myths about Managing Funds for a Start-up

What is your excuse? If you are a wannabe entrepreneur, you certainly must have heard or read this question from the more aggressive advocates of Entrepreneurship. Aggressive or not aggressive, the truth is that although people understand the importance of Entrepreneurship they are still wary of taking the plunge and hence shield behind reasons – the excuses!Shielding yourself does not really solve the problem. In fact it delays the process and increases the risk of the ‘Sword of Damocles’…See More
Sep 17, 2011
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5 Steps To Be A Successful Entrepreneur

 Becoming an entrepreneur is not a big deal. I am sure many of you will disagree to a great extent from this statement. But the truth is becoming an entrepreneur is not a big deal if you recognize that entrepreneurial traits such as perseverance, curiosity, risk taking appetite, need to learn and excel are already present in all of us.  But these get moulded and channelized differently. As our traits are moulded differently we Our outlook gets restrained and we fail to look the other way. But…See More
Sep 15, 2011
Ken Blake posted a blog post

Advantages Of Project Management In The Cloud

 The Project collaboration tool is SaaS based in the cloud computing domain. The collaboration tool is becoming the major resource because it is subscription and web based over the internet. The major advantage of SaaS product is that it reduces the complexities in an organisation, complexities which can be related to hardware, software as well as technology. There are other advantages also those are found common are:-Easier Scalability, this means it is easy to track the organisation growth…See More
Jul 17, 2011
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Startups Choice - T&M or Fixed Price?

It is the phase that every entrepreneur faces.Software startups spend their maximum time deciding the type of contracts they would like to appeal. The two varied types of contracts are the Fixed Price and Time & Material contracts.A fixed price contract is very similar to what it sounds. It allows a fixed bid that can be quoted for a defined set of work.The Time and Material or T&M contract seems like an hourly employee, where you are paid a predefined rate for the actual hours…See More
Jun 4, 2011
Ken Blake posted a discussion

What are the various features for the best Strategic or business Plan?

There are various aspects that need to be considered while the design of the plan is under construction. To get the best strategic or business plan, the main aspects that need to be considered are as follows,1. World trends in Business2. Industry3. Technology4. International Markets5. National Priorities6. Competitors7. Corporate Strengths and weaknessOn the other hand there are many platforms that reduces complexities in biz like you can share this link and subscribe free for such platforms ,…See More
May 25, 2011
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Sales involves in "The Start" and "The End” processes of any Business organization.

The sales and marketing executives try their best to achieve the best deal for the company but fail because they lack the support and information from the market before the product or the service is developed.It becomes very necessary to study the market, the trends, customer views, etc before starting the sales and marketing process the work has never been easy and never will be. The only thing to be remembered should be that whatever the organization produces should be given in the safe hands…See More
May 21, 2011
Ken Blake posted a discussion

Do additional features in software reduce its durability?

It becomes very difficult when there is a bug or an issue in the running of the software. When the multipurpose software halts, the overall work of the company stops, but the one using variety of softwares for different activities do not worry on a single software failure. It should be noted that adding features should be in such a way that a majority of the features should be utilized at the same time, else the software starts losing its durability and becomes malicious in a long run. For…See More
May 20, 2011
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May 15, 2011
Ken Blake posted a discussion

Is cloud computing a new species in the internet era?

 Why to waste a lot of resources which includes applications, software, licenses and many more for your organization when all of these can be made available by someone who has nothing to do with your business??Discussions welcomed at http://wp.me/sPJh0-596 See More
Apr 25, 2011
Ken Blake posted a blog post

Salt, pepper and poison in corporate terms..!!!

SALT; Anything cooked without it leaves the taste incomplete. But salt is not an add-on. We can live without salt but wecannot survive without it. A company is born. The employee, in the infant stage of the company resembles salt in the food. Every person associated with the company needs some motive so as to create the goal for the company or maybe thecompany has a goal which helps the people set their individual goal. Once the company balances itself in its run, the company citizens’ acts…See More
Apr 22, 2011
Ken Blake posted a discussion

What’s the most challenging part of launching a new IT project?

Key ingredients to achieve this are identifying and talking to the right stakeholders (who all have a different perspective on what success means), striking a balance between commitment and prudence (especially when dealing with external customers), identifying risks, and writing and presenting a carefully thought-through project charter, including a project life cycle definition.
Apr 19, 2011
Ken Blake posted a discussion

Is there a Communication tussle in small software companies or software start up

Is there always a communication tussle between the developers, testers, project managers, CXX & last but not the least "THE CLIENT"??This is a common scene in small software companies & software startups. The team working on a project lands up in a soup due to poor collaboration. See this video that depicts this story and highlights the plight of the Project Manager who gets stuck between the team, the CXX management & the client.This may be the case for companies who take up…See More
Apr 14, 2011
Ken Blake posted a blog post

Is there always a communication tussle between the developers, testers, project managers, CXX & last but not the least "THE CLIENT"??

This is a common scene in software companies that the team working on a project lands up in a soup due to poor collaboration. See this video that depicts this story and highlights teh plight of the Project Manager who gets stuck between the team, the CXX management & the client.Video on Project Collaboration story, sounds familiar?? http://wp.me/pPJh0-95ThanksKen BlakeBootStrapTodaywww.bootstraptoday.com See More
Apr 14, 2011

Profile Information

Are you an Entrepreneur?
Yes - I have my own Startup
About Me:
I look into the Business Alliances for Sensible across the globe for its innovative product BOOTSTRAP for large as well as small and medium businesses. Our product offering is completely flexible as it is cloud based that allows either dedicated or shared services with the option to outsource based on our client's business need.
Website:
http://www.bootstraptoday.com
Designation
Business Alliance
Are you looking for co-founders to start with?
no
What would you like from the OCC?
I would like to built trust and relationship among people who are related to my field. I would like to create goodwill for my company. And also looking to get more knowledge through blogs and discussion.
Focus Areas / Interests
technology, IT/ITES, government, advertising, management, education, networking

About Sensible Software

Sensible software has its genesis in our passion to create software that will help improve the life of anyone who uses it. We undertake to increase productivity of anyone who uses our softwares.
Last Month SSPL has Released Beta version of BootstrapToday ALM application. BootstrapToday provides a collaborative environment for a small team to start working on their ideas without any in-house infrastructure setup.With BootstrapToday you get following features:
SCM, Ticket Management System, Ticket & Subversion Integration, Unlimited Projects, Unlimited Users, Permission & Role based access, Milestones, Project specific wiki, Subversion Client Browser, Project Dashboard.

Specialties

SAAS based ALM Application

Ken Blake's Blog

What Works In Domestic Market – Understanding the ‘Consumer’ India

While many brands have entered the Indian market, many have faltered and only a few have succeeded. The primary reason for this has been that only very few companies could understand their target Indian consumers from various angles.

In her book ‘We Are Like That Only’, Rama Bijapurkar has brilliantly tried to bring out the intricate side of the ‘consumer India’ which is definitely very different from…

Continue

Posted on September 21, 2011 at 12:48pm

5 Myths about Managing Funds for a Start-up

What is your excuse? If you are a wannabe entrepreneur, you certainly must have heard or read this question from the more aggressive advocates of Entrepreneurship. Aggressive or not aggressive, the truth is that although people understand the importance of Entrepreneurship they are still wary of taking the plunge and hence shield behind reasons – the excuses!

Shielding yourself does not really solve the problem. In fact it delays the process and increases the risk of the ‘Sword…

Continue

Posted on September 16, 2011 at 3:38pm

5 Steps To Be A Successful Entrepreneur

 

Becoming an entrepreneur is not a big deal. I am sure many of you will disagree to a great extent from this statement. But the truth is becoming an entrepreneur is not a big deal if you recognize that entrepreneurial traits such as perseverance, curiosity, risk taking appetite, need to learn and excel are already present in all of us.  But these get moulded and channelized differently. As our traits are moulded differently we Our outlook gets restrained and we fail to look the other…

Continue

Posted on September 14, 2011 at 2:24pm

Advantages Of Project Management In The Cloud

 

The Project collaboration tool is SaaS based in the cloud computing domain. The collaboration tool is becoming the major resource because it is subscription and web based over the internet. The major advantage of SaaS product is that it reduces the complexities in an organisation, complexities which can be related to hardware, software as well as technology. There are other advantages also those are found common are:-

  • Easier Scalability, this means it is easy to…
Continue

Posted on July 15, 2011 at 6:43pm

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At 11:34pm on February 16, 2012, balbir singh said…

YES I WOULD LIKE TO KNOW HOW TO PERSUE 5 JOBS AT 1 TIME UNLESS YOU CAN GET ME SOME VOLUNTEERS EVEN RETIRED TO SPEND 1 HOUR A DAY ON THE  COMPUTER

At 10:23pm on April 23, 2011, Mohit Bansal said…
Hey, was wondering if you know about Startup Garage, a weekend prototyping event. Please do have a look at the event page here:http://garage.Lpad.in

Do let me know what you think of it.
At 6:42pm on March 23, 2011, Ruchika Abbi said…

Hey Ken, I'm sorry, have lost context to the discussion! Was I going to send you details on the 1M/1M roundtables? If so, check out http://1m1m.sramanamitra.com/free-public-roundtables/

 

Ruchika

 
 
 

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