Stay Safe, Keep Working, Be a #RealHero

1, How to Guarantee & Track Hygiene?

Your customers need you more than ever today. As businesses grind to a halt and getting groceries seems like a drill you have become a lifeline for your customers. We are helping some of the largest brands in the world keep operating at high levels through this crisis. The best companies today monitor their employees’ health very closely and err on the side of caution at the first sign of risk. That keeps them safe. What keeps them operational is their agility in taking corrective actions to ensure hygiene and fast, skillful redeployment of their team.

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The Rise of No-Code Development Platforms

The famous “Why Software Is Eating the World” essay in The Wall Street Journal was written almost a decade ago. There is no doubt today – every company needs to become a software company at some level or the other to survive and grow. No matter your industry, you’re expected to be reimagining your business processes to make sure you’re not on the brink of oblivion. The central question, therefore, is not whether every company will have to embark on some sort of digital transformation and automation journey depending on their business, but rather how they will go about making it happen.

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Adaptive vs predictive project management

If you don’t have a plan or the right tools to execute your plan, your goal is just a wish!

No matter how good your team is, or how efficient your process definition is, if you are not managing the process with the right methodology and tools, you are setting yourselves up for an adventure – and eventual failure in meeting your process goals. One of the most common mistakes which project managers make is trying to follow a single project management strategy, irrespective of the project requirements and scope.

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What you can’t measure you can’t improve.

Many would tell you, brick-and-mortar establishments are not just on shaky ground, they’re on a precipice of complete oblivion, and that we’re moving wholly towards a digital, on-demand retail future.

The reality is far from this. There is still a place for—and an absolute need for—retail services that help consumers live their daily lives. On the contrary to this death-knell, several essential service/product-based segments are on an expansion spree.

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Building SaaS in India — Now is the Time!

Originally published by Kamini Shivalkar on medium

Recently, we’ve seen a lot of action in SaaS. In the first half of 2019, Slack and Zoom were high profile tech IPOs. Icertis became 4th SaaS company from India valued at $1B+ (the first three being Zoho, Freshworks, and Druva). It is an exciting time to build a SaaS startup in India. At Gemba Capital, SaaS is one of our focus areas. We believe SaaS startups ‘made in India’ can win in global markets.

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A for Automation, B for Bots, C for Confusion…

The word “Bot” has a lot of negative human emotions attached to it, mostly due to incomplete information. Human response to hearing the word “bot” has become more Pavlovian (machines taking over the world) over a period of time as very few people have a complete understanding of the word. So, let’s set the record straight!

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5 Key Tips For Effective Workflow Automation

Workflow automation has dramatically changed how companies and teams run their processes. Employees and managers no longer need to waste time, money, and resources doing mundane, repetitive activities and tasks in their processes, as they are already streamlined using automated technologies and tools that apply business logic and rules. 

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If your only tool is a hammer, every problem looks like a nail.

Chaotic collaboration abounds in many workplaces. It’s exciting when organizations are young, but as they grow, processes need to evolve from chaotic to organized – fast. This is essential to scale, be more efficient with your resources, improve individual and team productivity and morale and most importantly, have predictable outcomes.

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Organized Chaos – a pipedream?

Chaos is a fundamental law of nature. Chaos often fosters the creativity that leads to innovation. Chaos makes life so much more interesting!

Chaotic collaboration abounds in many workplaces. It’s exciting when organizations are young, but as they grow, processes need to evolve from chaotic to organized – fast. This is essential to scale, be more efficient with your resources, improve individual and team productivity and morale and most importantly, have predictable outcomes.

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Site Selection: How Much Science Is There In Your Art

Site Selection is an essential component of business expansion and has a big impact on the success or failure of the expansion. Different verticals like Retail, Services, and Manufacturing have different needs from the sites they select. Traditionally, site selection was known as a “best-guess kind of game” but AI and analytics-driven by big data are rapidly turning it into a science. So how can you beat your competition in these exciting and competitive times, when real estate gets lapped up in the wink of an eye?

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