One of the biggest factors in being successful is to be continually learning, especially to learn from failure and not
being afraid to fail (a growth-oriented mindset).
AS of the IT leader recently commented that if he encountered someone that told him they were the best because they went
to MIT and therefore it must be true (a fixed mindset), he would not automatically hire that person. This is because the odds are that
they would be afraid to risk innovating a new solution that might fail and shatter the illusion that they are the best.
Can a surgeon (MS - Master of Surgery) in India different or less or more matured than their counterpart in USA? or a
Architect for Steel plant in India better than their counterparts in other parts of the world? The issue is not the geography. The body
of knowledge in medical science or civil engineering are more stabilized & matured (relative to IT). As you will agree the body of
knowledge has commonality, ability to PRACTISE makes the key difference.
Let's ask our panelists what are the 10 factors that need to be addressed to make architects in India as competent as
their counterparts in other parts of the world.