All articles with 'company' Tag

Normal is Boring : Having fun in whatever you do

Published on Jan 3, 2008 in business, ideas

I was uploading some of the pics to flickr, which btw is an amazing site for managing and sharing photos online, and came across this little button on the top-right corner of the photo which can be used to edit photos. Out of curiosity I clicked on it and it took me to picnik image […]

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Question for MBAs

Published on Jul 11, 2007 in b-school, business, wonder why

Imagine this: You have an important client presentation day after tomorrow. You are going to demonstrate one of your company’s products and convince the client to use it in her upcoming project. Now suddenly you realized that the product has a feature that you cannot understand, like an excel import feature which is not working […]

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Amul – an agile brand

Published on May 5, 2007 in business

Saw this hoarding near Spencers plaza today. Amul is an agile brand. Is your brand / company / service / product agile? PS: The image is copyrighted, click on it to see the archives on Amul’s website.

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Fresh MBAs and IT Companies

Published on Mar 30, 2007 in b-school

The combination sounds as inseparable as ctrl+c and ctrl+v. But when it comes to making a career choice there is a fair bit of confusion as to what an MBA will do in an IT company, especially in the first few years. Marketing companies have it easy, in the first 18 months, you would be […]

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The problem with B-schools

Published on Mar 26, 2007 in b-school, wonder why

The problem with (B) Schools is that, they grade you. You are A-pos or A or A Neg or B Pos or so on. The grading starts right from the first day first presentation, quiz, assigment, case study, cp and goes on till you leave the campus with all your bags. So much that RG […]

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Excel Charting Hacks #1

Published on Feb 15, 2007 in Charts and Graphs, hacks, Learn Excel

The other day I had to make some graphs about revenues and profits of a set of companies. While doing it I wanted to use bar chart with bars of profit and revenue overlapping. But when I mentioned the revenue as 3000 and profit as 1500, the graph would show up something like this. As […]

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Good news for Indian Movie lovers

Published on Dec 22, 2006 in Random

In a really interesting and smart move MoserBaer announced that it would soon enter VCD/DVD based movie segment by offering them at the price range of Rs. 28-35. I think its really good for everyone who likes movies. In the day and age of rampant piracy not many people are finding it easy to shell […]

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I love missing the last bus to office

Published on Dec 9, 2006 in Seoul

I love my Sony Ericsson walkman phone. Ever since it entered my life most of the boring situations have become interesting. Being a new recruit in office meant having to eat my lunch alone, not any more ever since I got the phone. I could play “Aahista Aahista” from Swades by ARR or “Summer – […]

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3 Cheers to IIM Indore

Published on Nov 4, 2006 in Random

My alma mater has created another “world record in IIM Indore” with the summer placements for the class of 2008. Even though the press release is not out yet, we, alumni got a sneak peek at the report and all I can say its a massive hit. [Will place a link here once its released.] […]

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Why arent IT jobs glorified in B-school Placements?

Published on Oct 29, 2006 in b-school, technology, wonder why

Rewind an year or two and you would have known me as a staunch supporter of all roles that are marketing and vying to become one sometime. Well, I believe that i am marketer even now. Just that i am selling services, technology and consulting instead of a pack of beedis, printers or pills. But […]

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Porok, Call back Ads and Simple Joys of Life

Published on Sep 12, 2006 in Random

First up, Porok! MTV India has tied up with Microsoft XBOX and is welcoming xbox to India in style with “Porok”. [Read news items 1, 2] As they say in the Ad, “Porok might have been inspired from cocks, but inside we are all tigers”. Having seen a couple of XBOX ads, I am sure […]

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US Legal Firms, Infosys Employees and Online Advertising

Published on Sep 8, 2006 in Random

Today I ran a search in Del.icio.us for Infosys to get some information. What I saw in the results page is height of online anti-advertising. Generally you expect to see some ads related to the search tags. What you see here is on a different dimension altogether. When I clicked on the ad, it took […]

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Welcome to PHD!

Published on Sep 5, 2006 in Random

Its been 2 years since I have posted such a message. A recent look at my website statistics revealed that most of the visitors are first timers, and quite a few of them land here searching one of the “iim”, “indore”, “iim indore blog”, “iimi” or “chandoo iim”. So, let me take a moment and […]

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How to Get Unique Items using Excel

Published on Sep 4, 2006 in Analytics, Learn Excel

I recently had to perform some analysis on a set of insurance companies in certain geography. After searching the net I found such list of companies operating in that continent. But the problem is, These companies are listed multiple times, one time for each of their geographical area of operation. I cannot count each company […]

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A dream that is three and half years old…

Published on Aug 11, 2006 in Random

January, 2003:It was my engineering final year, campus was abuzz and everybody was hopeful and anxious since its placement time. CSE people have more opportunities naturally and we kept hearing about the companies that might visit the campus this year. Finally the first company was announced. India’s largest software services company it is. We were […]

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