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Talent, Technology, Management

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Power point partially presented at Nutshell Forum in Karachi on 23rd Jan 2010.

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Talent, Technology, Management

  1. 1. Alchemy Technologies Technology, Talent, Management Jawwad Farid, CEO www.alchemya.com
  2. 2. Context <ul><li>Technology Businesses </li></ul><ul><li>Talent </li></ul><ul><li>Working mothers </li></ul><ul><li>Lessons learnt </li></ul>
  3. 3. 8% 30%
  4. 4. 3 From this Data Information Tools Product Analysis Action Value
  5. 5. Signal Noise
  6. 6. Context <ul><li>Talent ( Gifted </li></ul><ul><li> Individuals </li></ul><ul><li> Numbers </li></ul><ul><li> Logic) </li></ul>
  7. 7. <ul><li>Some are more equal than others </li></ul>
  8. 8. <ul><li>Why Great Talent? </li></ul>
  9. 11. <ul><li>Don’t be Good… </li></ul>
  10. 12. Be better. <ul><li>Air speed </li></ul><ul><ul><li>2150 vs 220 km/hr </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Rate of climb </li></ul><ul><ul><li>224 m/s vs 3.4 m/s </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Takeoff weight </li></ul><ul><li>30,000 lbs vs 2,000 lbs </li></ul>
  11. 13. <ul><li>What do they look like? </li></ul>
  12. 14. Five profiles <ul><li>Naveed Ejaz </li></ul><ul><li>Adnan Haider </li></ul><ul><li>Nabil Quraishi </li></ul><ul><li>Jareer </li></ul><ul><li>Fawzia Salahuddin </li></ul>
  13. 20. F-104 Star Fighters <ul><li>Self Sufficient & Self Aware </li></ul><ul><li>Work Ethic – No supervision </li></ul><ul><li>High Bandwidth – Large Problems </li></ul><ul><li>Life long learning </li></ul><ul><li>Pride of Ownership </li></ul><ul><li>Team Players </li></ul><ul><li>Problem Solvers </li></ul><ul><li>Apprentice to Gurus & Jedi’s – Specialists & Generalists </li></ul>
  14. 21. <ul><li>What do they want? </li></ul>
  15. 22. F-104 Star Fighters <ul><li>A big problem with their name on it </li></ul><ul><li>Guilty by association – Great Minds </li></ul><ul><li>An unfair deal </li></ul>
  16. 23. <ul><li>What do they want – part II? </li></ul>
  17. 24. Faster, Better
  18. 25. Faster, Better
  19. 27. <ul><li>Our secret weapon? </li></ul>
  20. 28. Fawzia Technology, Project Management Erum Tech Architect Uzma Client & Delivery Services Rehana Domain, R&D Who built Alchemy?
  21. 29. <ul><li>Close </li></ul>
  22. 30. More equal than other rules <ul><li>Every one’s a star </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Its all about the team </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Two edges of the blade </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Not good enough to be a generalist or a specialist </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Reflecting surfaces versus black boxes </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Information sharing versus hogging </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Mindset & ambiguity </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Do or do not. There is no try </li></ul></ul><ul><li>From apprentice to Jedi </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Levels of Supervision. Discipline. </li></ul></ul>
  23. 31. More equal than other rules <ul><li>Acknowledge Conflict </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Conflict, Ignorance, problems, issues </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Bandwidth </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Capacity, Bigger problems </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Firmware upgrade </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Life long learning </li></ul></ul><ul><li>The knowledge business scale </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Linear or non-linear </li></ul></ul>
  24. 32. www.alchemya.com http://blog.alchemya.com

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