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Is SAP worth $200 Billion?

Its been a interesting few months for SAP investors. Stock has jumped from $72 on 6/27/2016 to $103 on 5/12/2017. MCap jumped from $70Billion to $127Billion!! That opens a possibility to think is the stock headed to a market capitalization of … Continue reading

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11 Rings – Phil Jackson – Mindfulness of a Zen master

I read Phil Jackson’s 11 Rings again recently. Some of the lessons are profound. Here is a simple presentation with those 11 lessons of a zen master of basket ball. Greatest coach of all times.   11 RINGS – SOUL … Continue reading

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Yahoo Saga – Marissa Mayer: the futurist

https://next.ft.com/content/c8f8176c-5285-11e6-9664-e0bdc13c3bef Its easy for anyone to criticize someone for failures. I think Marissa Mayer @marissamayer was right on so many things that happened at Yahoo. But in the brutal and ruthless tech world, you need to get everything right. Not … Continue reading

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Revenge of Steve Jobs?

Did Steve wanted the whole society to be addicted to seeing the handset 24X7? http://www.medicaldaily.com/cell-phones-make-sleepy-screen-addicted-socially-awkward-students-their-grades-dont-stand-300562 http://www.timeslive.co.za/scitech/2016/04/13/Eight-in-10-teens-nervous-when-separated-from-cellphone People see their iPhones more than 270 times per day!! Will this addiction ever reduce? Only time will tell. Cheers, Giri Devanur Share This:

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APPS -Accountability, Predictability, Profitability and Sustainability

For the last few months I am developing a framework, which I call ‘APPS’, for corporate executives. Every job and every role, in any company, comes with 4 simple measures. Here are the 4 fundamental questions every professional must ask themselves: Am … Continue reading

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Technology Predictions for 2020

I had written an earlier blog in 2012 about how future will look like in 2015. (http://giridevanur.com/innovation/tech-predictions-for-2015) I got some accurately right and some wrong! Now am sticking out my top 10 predictions for 2020. Self driving cars will still … Continue reading

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One more suggestion came true

I had suggested an idea for a startup in Feb 2015 : (http://giridevanur.com/innovation/2-ideas-new-startups) Today I got an email from a startup http://barracuda.co/#features They have added the ideas from my start up idea #1. I am very happy that this idea is … Continue reading

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NASA & Patents

This is so cool. Kudos to Nasa for promoting truly “open source”!! http://www.digitaltrends.com/cool-tech/nasa-offers-license-free-access-to-1200-patents/ http://technology.nasa.gov/aeronautics/2 Share This:

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AAPL interesting data

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Hard Thing About Hard Things

Finished reading “Hard Thing About Hard Things” by Ben Horowitz. I couldn’t keep it down till I finished reading!! This is a “must read” book for all leaders, CEOs, CxOs and would-be entrepreneurs. With a great mix of funny quotes … Continue reading

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