Direct Sourcing is much more than purchasing; it is an extension of the product life cycle.

You design, manufacture and sell a product… be it an Automobile, Aircraft, Refrigerator (or any of the high-tech gadgets that go in them), a Candy bar or your off-the-shelf Pain-Killer medication.  Unless you are one of those rare companies with a very strong vertical integration, I guess around 70% of your product value is actuallycontinue reading

Pandemic Diaries – Episode 03

Zumen - Pandemic Stories

Every Software Engineer has to make career-defining choices at multiple stages in his/her career. We have to choose between Windows and iOS, frontend and backend, and even whether or not to wear computer glasses. A few of these decisions are life-changing. The best example of this classic dilemma is choosing between an MNC and acontinue reading