Working from Home as a First Line Manager: Achieving the Impossible

Amit Phansalkar
Mar 14, 2020 · 10 min read

I have worked in the IT industry for close to two decades now. Much of those years were spent in product companies in the data-storage domain — Veritas (which became Symantec, to be back to Veritas again), EMC (now Dell), HGST (Now Western Digital). The engineering community working in this domain is a small community (especially in Indian) with two degrees of separation¹. It needs some niche skills, and they are only seen in people who are really interested in things such as system internals — once cool, now losing their sheen to the latest…