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Practices we follow at ColoredCow for project management

By Abhishek Sharma

April 10, 2018


Being connected with the clients To understand the business requirements and align with their product goals. To resolve the abstraction of converting business requirements to working features and creating a smooth delivery model for it. We hold regular calls and meetings to discuss the progress and share the achievements. We…


How we wrote the job descriptions: behind the scenes

By Abhishek Sharma

March 28, 2018


We’re collecting a tribe of people who are driven to build meaningful ideas and solve challenging problems of the world. This can only happen with the right people who care for their craft and are passionate to contribute with their skills. And we’re really excited to see it happening at…


Trying a different approach towards meeting

By Tushar Bohra

December 20, 2017


We all have read at some point of time how meeting is a waste of time mostly. There are so many suggestions and tips to make it better and more efficient. I observed one flaw with all the tips. They all centred around making the them efficient, but no one…


Reaching the real need for a website

By Abhishek Sharma

December 8, 2017


One of the most important parts while creating websites is to understand the vision of business owner and craft it as per the vision. There are so many failed projects and unsatisfactory work because there is no common understanding between the executioner and the website owner. The real need is…


Do interviews really suck

By Abhishek Sharma

December 6, 2017


I’ve been juggling with the thought whether interviews are a good match making technique for companies and candidates or not. I conclude that it can’t be a means to an end for the purpose. Being a startup, it is more important to know if a person can work under the…


Building over Learning

By Tushar Bohra

December 4, 2017


Learning is a lifelong activity and it never ends. But the journey does not start with learning. It starts with building.   When I was in college, a couple of my seniors needed a web platform to prepare for some online tests. I hardly knew HTML back then, let alone…


Commitment as a value

By Himanshu Dhiman

December 1, 2017


A commitment is a promise made by someone to do or give something. And fulfilling those commitments enables a person, to build the trust of another person, in him. In ColoredCow, the whole team follows its one of the major value that is ‘commitment‘.   We follow this value because…


CodeTrek: Learning through Hands on

By Adiba Ahmed

December 1, 2017


If we go back and think about the topics or subjects we are most comfortable with, we all will find this one particular pattern. In subjects where we went ahead to learn something by putting effort on our end, subjects where we practiced more and shared an active involvement, these…


Eat your frogs

By Vaibhav Rathore

November 30, 2017


The blog title is derived from the book: Eat that frog. If you’ve read it, you must know what the content will be about. If you haven’t, fasten your seatbelts. The book talks primarily about managing your tasks and prioritizing them. A task is referenced to a frog and you…


Under-commitment is fine!

By Tushar Bohra

November 29, 2017


The key to be productive at work is to have rough goals for the day. It helps in knowing what are your going out to achieve and also to measure your progress. However, most of us have issues keeping up with the day’s goal and often end the day with…


Increase experience not pressure as you prepare for higher studies

By Adiba Ahmed

November 29, 2017


When thinking about higher studies people usually opt for either of the two situations You go ahead to pursue it just after your undergrad You take a break to prepare or gain some experience   Now if you fall in the second category the path gets a bit rocky. A…


Be the smart worker

By Tushar Bohra

November 28, 2017


I recently read an article on hiring. There was one of the hiring managers asking the candidates, if they are hard worker or smart worker.   I looked back at the working habits of people I have been around. There were some, who always appeared busy and deep into their work (the…


Compassion and Software Development

By Tushar Bohra

November 27, 2017


In the past, I have always written about the importance of having an open relationship with your clients and the benefits it has for the products. Having an open relationship helps to being in compassion and lets you think from your client’s perspective. It helps us to understand the needs…


The two pillars of an organization

By Vaibhav Rathore

November 25, 2017


A success of an organization depends on several factors. It’s team, it’s products, it’s customer base and relationships, it’s tech and a lot more. These may vary depending on team size, the targeted audience and market. But the two things which are always there, irrespective of what the organization size…


Great products are built by strong teams

By Abhishek Sharma

November 24, 2017


One of the great challenges in building greater products is to build the greatest team to do it. People who are driven by the same sense of purpose and motivation to achieve the goals. All together. Whether building your own products or hiring a team to take your vision ahead,…


Hiring for Culture, Training for Skills

By ColoredCow

August 23, 2017


You spend a third of your lives at work. That is a lot of time. Time that impacts varied aspects of your lives and has the potential to greatly influence your identity, mental peace, and growth. If work is what you do the most then choosing it should be a…


Enhancing the learning curve with a mentor

By ColoredCow

April 19, 2017


The world has seen multiple examples of successful mentorship relations. A lot of the most influential people in history were encouraged to succeed by some of the most well-known people of our time. For example, Oprah Winfrey, best known for her talk show The Oprah Winfrey Show, was mentored by…


Town Hall Meetings: Incremental in a transparent way of functioning

By ColoredCow

April 17, 2017


Transparency by its fundamental nature tends to give way to trust. This can be with respect to any relation or dealings that one creates, in particular, if we talk about this with respect to an individual and his organization, transparency is highly important but most of the time not valued…


Shaping life in hills

By ColoredCow

April 7, 2017


“It is always the same with mountains. Once you have lived with them for any length of time, you belong to them.”   – Ruskin Bond (Rain in the Mountains: Notes from the Himalayas) Mountains have always had high importance for mankind. They have been considered the abode of Gods,…


How we screen resume quickly and effectively

By Adiba Ahmed

March 2, 2017


RESUME SCREENING We at ColoredCow use this simple algorithm to screen resume, cover letters, google forms or linked.in profiles that we receive for hiring. So far this method has never failed us and every time we use it our conviction for the technique increases. To get shortlisted, a candidate should…


The Kitchen Experiment or How Cooking Has Molded Colored Cow

By Abhishek Sharma

June 22, 2015


Companies these days are taking unconventional approach to impart values and culture into their people. We realized how one such approach was unknowingly building ours. Colored Cow is a small company and we prefer to cook our own food. We buy groceries on a Sunday and stock our fridge for…


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