Blog by Sumana Harihareswara, Changeset founder

Management and Leadership

06 Dec 2007, 22:56 p.m.


For three nights in a row I have hobnobbed with people in suits to exchange business cards. I have been telling them that I am seeking a project management role in a small, flat organization …

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13 Nov 2007, 14:30 p.m.

Medium-Term Plans

Leonard and I have decided that we'll stay in New York City through the end of 2008. I'm now looking for a tech project management job in Manhattan or environs, so if you have a …

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05 Nov 2007, 10:22 a.m.

Ask The Hardest Polite Question You Can

Last week was a tough week for some kings of finance. The heads of Citigroup and Merrill Lynch jumped, or were pushed, out of their jobs. In the months prior there were rumblings at lower …

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24 Oct 2007, 10:15 a.m.

Logic Puzzle

Chief Information Officers say: 41% of us report directly to the Chief Executive Officer. CEOs say: 63% of our CIOs report directly to us.

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05 Oct 2007, 14:05 p.m.


Planned for last night: a sprint of sorts, where I'd help a friend spec out and start writing an app he's writing for his job and I'd do a few chapters of How To Design …

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17 Sep 2007, 13:57 p.m.

To Write: Business Lessons From The Mahabharata

"How to depreciate an elephant" "Me or my weapons? Domain experience and the people-focused enterprise" "Draupadi and Just-In-Time Inventory" (food or sex? you decide!)

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16 Sep 2007, 16:37 p.m.

Your Passion, Their Power

Back on June 9th or so, way before Fog Creek and I parted ways, I read a blog entry on how to hire people for startups and posted a comment that doesn't show up there …

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15 Sep 2007, 1:42 a.m.

"How can I provide for this right thing to be always done?"

I've had some recent success in using spam as a source for recommendations, but more useful by far were Crooked Timber and Ask Metafilter. Speaking of CT, title ideas for your blog posts and a …

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30 Jul 2006, 20:30 p.m.

Marissa Mayer & I Both Use Pine

Over the past week I've been to three different tech-related meetsup. I went to an EFF-NYC group, I helped host the Fog Creek open house, and I visited the Joel On Software discussion forum meetup …

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02 Sep 2005, 11:55 a.m.


What we are now learning about the devastation in the Gulf combines with a growing desire, borne of my working life, to become a manager, a good one.

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