There are no foreign lands. It is the traveler only who is foreign. ~Robert Louis Stevenson
I am in India for two business reasons. My primary assignment is to facilitate the migration of the development of my companies flag ship product to a local Engineering organization. I have been given two years to achieve this target. Two years might seem like an eternity. However, this product has millions of lines of intertwined code in a variety of languages developed over 15 years by more people than I can count on all the fingers and toes of a half dozen people. The complexity is added to because each developer that touched the code has their own personality which is reflected in the style of code they write.
My other objective is to help grow the leadership capabilities of the organization such that, once they take over the product development, they will also…
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