On the back of the unprecedented change caused by the pandemic comes the annual Nasdaq Tech Trends report which highlights the 4 Key Trends that will sustain and have the biggest impact in the coming year.

  1. Use of Custom Chips: Innovations in Systems on a Chip (SoC) & Field-Programmable Gate Arrays (FPGA) are leading to rapid adoption of ARM and GPU chips which will allow for more efficient trading systems, reducing complexity while lowering the cost of end products further.
  2. Adoption of Edge Cloud: The adoption of Edge Cloud will grow and this will reduce reliance on centralized processing in…

Over the President’s Day long weekend, I got down to revisiting an old classic business read, “Good to Great’ by Jim Collins. For those not familiar, this book asks the question — can a Good company become Great and if so How?

To answer this question, the author Jim Collins and his research team first searched for companies that fit the profile i.e. companies that transitioned from Good to Great? In their search, they examined more than 1,000 companies over a 40 year period and identified 11 companies that fit the profile. Each of these companies had cumulative returns below…

Leadership Lessons from the Battlefields — Summary of the book ‘Extreme Ownesrship’ by Jocko Willink & Leif Babin

I just finished reading ‘Extreme Ownership’ a motivating and practical book on Leadership by Jocko Willink & Leif Babin, two ex-Navy seals who have pulled together leadership lessons learnt from the battlegrounds of Iraq which applies to any leadership situation; the book inspired me to share the following valuable insights from that book.

Extreme Ownership Key Message — On any team, in any organization, all responsibility for success and failure rests with the leader. …

Amit Srivastav

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