All articles with 'process' Tag

Moved to WordPress from Blogger

Published on Dec 23, 2007 in blogging, hacks, technology

4 days of Christmas break without a thing to do. The first thing that came to my mind is to revamp my blog. I have been thinking of upgrading the blog (yes, thats right, upgrading) to wordpress from blogger for a while now. Since my blog is hosted on another site through ftp, there is […]

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PHD Regular Blah – the Nth installment

Published on Nov 20, 2007 in personal

Last few weeks at work have been really hectic and full of activity. I had to go to Bangalore 4 times for some workshops and project issues. I was also busy with my US visa processing formalities. I am moving to US for a few months starting tonight. My wife will join me later during […]

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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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Say NO to Default Charts Forever!

Published on Mar 20, 2007 in Charts and Graphs, hacks, Learn Excel

or Excel Charting Hacks # 2Roughly 35-40% of my working time in office is spent with powerpoint. As one of my mentors said, powerpoint gives neither the power nor the point. Apart from writing truck loads of bullet points and using auto shapes, I also work alot with numbers and charts. Obviously I resort to […]

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newsXXX

Published on Feb 14, 2007 in media, wonder why

I think even on world sxx day also we dont see so much attention to the production process. Either every journo / news writer / news maker has woken up with the worst errections ever or all of them had some raunchy virus taking over their computers. How else can you explain this? All 3 […]

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PHD’s regular blah # 2

Published on Nov 17, 2006 in Random

I got engaged to my college sweetheart, my love of life, Jo last saturday, it was one of the most beautiful and simplest functions that I have been to. I am so happy. Marraige is on Jan 21 in Vizag. Will post a detailed marriage invite later. Its still raining in chennai, and like mad […]

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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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A date with my plate!

Published on Jul 31, 2006 in Random

I would call it the Chennai’s food backbone, Saravana Bhavan as it is popularly known in this coastal city. As we enter this high-class vegetarian restaurant’s head office branch in Vadapalani, my friend was skeptical about the quality of the food and worried looking at the bustling crowd. We opted for the AC room and […]

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Whats cooking PHD? – Part 2

Published on May 8, 2006 in Random

Item: Vegetable Fried RiceIngredients: vegetables, cooked rice, soya&chilli sauce, lots of free time to experiment I was toying with the idea of cooking fried rice for last few days. Finally encouraged my bro and we went shopping all the needed stuff despite the unseasonal rains in hyderabad. The outcome aint that bad. 🙂 Chopped vegetables, […]

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10 things that I cherish about 2005

Published on Jan 3, 2006 in Random

Let me warn you, this is not a tag post. Now that you are relaxing let me take you through some of the most memorable things about 2005. The year started with a weeklong wonderful time spent with my fiancee. Its one of the best vacations we ever had. I got my Canon A75 Powershot. […]

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Where will the multiplex go now?

Published on Dec 24, 2005 in advertising, business, ideas, wonder why

You pay almost Rs. 200 for a service X. You drive almost 10 km to get the service. But to your utter dismay, you have little or no say in where you want your service to be delivered, to decide how long your want the break in between to be, you couldn’t sit with your […]

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JIT – Writer’s notes from implementation

Published on Nov 29, 2005 in Random

Implemented in: Business Process Reengineering & Enterprise Resource Planning (dont wonder, we do have such course names :D) Sessions Max: 10Sessions Over: 10 Endterm Declared? YESOpen book? YES End term at: 9:30 AM, 29 November – 2005Study Material for the course collected at: 9AM, 29 November – 2005 First time book opened at: 9:12AM, 29 […]

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IRIS 2005

Published on Nov 14, 2005 in Random

IRIS 2005 is over. I know I haven’t spoken much about it. For one, it’s been a part of my life for the last 8-9 months. Barring the 2 months of summer, I have spent at least a couple of hours every day on it, fearlessly dreaming about the event, carefully shaping up the themes […]

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Why is selling soaps over-hyped?

Published on Jul 6, 2005 in Random

Its a common trend in almost all b-schools in the country during the second year. People talk about this more than anything including marriage, junior babes and CPs. Suddenly we can see a change in the orientation of us. Its placements. Well, even I have a story to tell. For the last God-only-know-how-many-times I was […]

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Know your internship insideout

Published on Jun 21, 2005 in Random

Note: This post has a face value of ZERO. Come April and 99.999% of India’s total population’s sole concern is the summer heat. The rest 0.001% is profoundly worried about a strange exercise called summer internship. Once upon a time some body will say, “it is the minority which define the majority”. So lets talk […]

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