Author - Makarand Vaidya

7 Important tips for buying or selling a business

The process of buying or selling a business is very close to any other selling process. However some of the factors that impact success are not so obvious. I was fortunate to be on both sides of the deals in different transactions. Here are some of my observations that can help - • Do not build your organization with a...

Preparing Your Business For Acquisition: The Leadership Mindset

I was contacted by many, after seeing my recent post about acquisition of CoreView Systems by SumaSoft. Immediately after the first common message “Congratulations…”; the curiosity kicked in.  “What was the most challenging part of the deal, Makarand?” I believe many were expecting to hear the valuation, or the selection process itself as an answer. Personally I found that the...

CoreView Systems has been acquired by Suma Soft

It’s my pleasure to announce that CoreView Systems Private Limited has been acquired by Suma Soft Pvt Ltd, and is now part of a 500+ people team. For the past ten years and more, CoreView has built strengths and solid background in Enterprise Product Development. Over these years CoreView picked up and solved many technology challenges and has built new solutions for our customers around latest...

Detecting outliers: analysis technique for data scientists

This year, it was the eighth reunion of my class friends from high school. A few years ago, we discovered each other through various social media channels, and then we have been meeting regularly in person. As it happens in any other group, most of the friends enjoy talking to each other, rejuvenating from the memories of the past. However...

The importance of data tagging

It was the first day at high school. The class was full of students from different parts of the city. A few had moved to the city from nearby towns. Except for a few, who were with me in the primary school, most others were new faces. Naturally the day started with the round of introductions. The intro contained lots...

Choosing the right techniques for your AI/ML experiments

Early this morning, I was sitting on the balcony, thinking about choosing the topic for today. The atmosphere was very pleasant, trees were swaying with the cool breeze, and birds were chirping and jumping around. Suddenly I noticed a light-colored butterfly flying around swiftly from place to place. I don’t know what it was looking for, but it continued...

You’re missing out on something

It was a very busy evening at the beach. After the day's work, I was relaxed and decided to spend some time watching the buzz around. A few kids were busy building a sand castle. They were so engrossed and bothered little about what was going around. A few other kids were playing football on the sands, focusing on...

Machines learning with focus

On the first day in the office at my first job, I reached much before others. Banu, manning the reception, was the only person around. She asked me to wait in the reception area. After a short while, other employees started arriving. I was observing how they were entering the office, how they were dressed, how they were noticing and...

What is Intelligence?

If intelligence is your ability to make decisions based on available information, then it should be the easiest task for computers. There is no lack of information, or data as we say it, and no lack of processing power either. Then what makes it so difficult for the computer to develop intelligence? The basic problem is that the term intelligence...