Living Strategically

Before my time at Nextenture, I spent a large chunk of my childhood and adult life staring at squares for large portions of the day. This might not make much sense to you, but let me explain myself. My previous job was in quality control and assurance, but I had also...

Adventure: My Overseas Journey to Startup Life

It’s almost been a year and a half since I moved to the United States in order to join Nextenture.  Before working here, I was born, raised and employed in India. I also worked for a Fortune 500 company that employed more than 200,000 people worldwide. It was...

5 Tips To Meeting the Client

Meeting clients can sometimes feel like you’re meeting a boss. You can’t avoid them, they give you the scares, but you need to be nice to them. Moreover, your life depends on them! I’m kidding! It doesn’t. Based on my experience dealing with customers face to face in...

Life at a Startup

No matter where you work, everyone has heard a few things about startups. Having worked in one for a while now, I am here to tell you which of those things are true. The Only Thing That’s Constant Is Change This ancient quote was clearly meant for modern start-ups....

The Island Talks

As a programmer, I got my chance to go on my first work trip abroad: Anguilla in 1998. I boarded the plane after having enjoyed a satisfactory amount of jealousy on my friend’s faces. After all, it’s not every day that one gets to visit the Caribbean on a six...

An Introduction to Our New Website!

Personal opinions reflected within each blog post only illustrate the writer’s. They do not necessarily convey the company’s official stances on different topics. Hi – and welcome to Nextenture’s website! My name is Anokh Rao and I handle our company’s digital...

Great Things Have Humble Beginnings

It had rained cats & dogs through the night. Next day morning I reached work and found out that my workplace, rented basement of someone’s home in India, was flooded with over three feet deep water. Most of the computers and monitors were swimming in it....

Ms. Navarro of Starbucks

Recent news in nytimes.com about Ms. Navarro is really an opportunity in disguise for materialistic workforce scheduling specialists like myself. After many a years, the word ‘scheduling software’ has made any kind of headline! I must ignore Ms....