All articles with 'research' 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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My screen just widened!

Published on Aug 2, 2007 in gadgets, technology

OCDOBG stuck me when I was in HK last week. That is Obsessive Compulsive Disorder Of Buying Gadgets, This time I have picked up the biggest possible thing that can still be carried inside the luggage bags. A 19inch widescreen lcd monitor. The Samsung 931bw. I have been thinking about upgrading my old 15 inch […]

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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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Find out whether you need a house or not in 60 seconds

Published on Feb 12, 2007 in Learn Excel, personal finance

Most of my classmates and friends have started purchasing houses. This coupled with the fact that I am in coveted DINK (double income no kids) group now have prompted me to do some preliminary research on buying a house. In my quest few things became obvious, Any house worth its tiles costs more than a […]

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Google Life!

Published on Sep 13, 2006 in Random

Birth and Early Stages:> Look up for cool names in google> Post the newborn pics in orkut. Format them in Picasa. Share them with friends using Blogger School & College:> Use Gtalk to chat with friends. Bye bye bfone!> Goodbye to combined studies, welcome google groups.> Doubts about what is the latest ninth planet? may […]

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9 sureshot ways to kill your audience using powerpoint

Published on Feb 7, 2006 in Random

Lately I have been attending campus pre-placement talks by various leading companies in India. It would suffice to say that I have attended over half-a-hundred presentations of companies “trying to sell themselves” to us. Some of them were really good, and then some of them are so pathetic that it made me feel sorry about […]

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Welcome to the miraculous world

Published on Jan 16, 2006 in Random

Last night while switching the channels I stopped quite sometime at the TVC/Tele-shopping infomercials in some channels. I thought to myself, why not do some research on this type of marketing. The result is this post. What is tele-shopping all about?In the words of Mehesh Panna, a country manager at TeleBrands, “The basic concept of […]

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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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Thoughts in mind

Published on Mar 19, 2005 in Random

A collage of thoughts going in my mind: – Indore is getting fucking hot. Its just march and my room is unbearably hot at 1:30 in the night.– Seniors do rock a lot. They came here for convocation fuction which is on 21st. Since they came early they are having a party on mess terrace, […]

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Published on Feb 16, 2005 in Random

Yesterday, I was making a ppt for some operations related issues and came across a couple of articles on the web related to how manufacturing outsourcing is happening. While reading one of the articles I have realized a strange thing. It is, companies obcession with acronyms. So much so that they have acronyms like MOST […]

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Ideas … Infinite!

Published on Jan 20, 2005 in Random

Well, it is not a T-shirt caption. Rather it is about the current term in the 2 year course i want to blog. When term3 kick started 10 days ago, I thought it would be another 30% content and 70% global term with more fundaes on various areas of management and understanding people. I couldnt […]

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how true!!!

Published on Dec 26, 2004 in Random

came across this little poem while reading the research methods textbook. Felt like sharing it. I keep six honest serving men,(they taught me all I knew)Their names are What, and Why, and When,and How, and Where, and Who. – Rudyard Kipling, Just So Stories

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Its official now

Published on Dec 14, 2004 in Random

Yea, the end term schedule is out. We have 8 exams to torture us in the next 15 days. one on 19th, one on 23rd and 6 from 24th to 28th. Most of the courses like Costing, Fin part2, Research methods are total greak and latin for me. So i will be busy preparing for […]

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Duh!, even I did it

Published on Dec 11, 2004 in Random

Before you can think of the various possible and pleasurable meanings for the dangling ‘it’ in the title let me clarify the noun it is pointing to. It is ‘Marketing Research’. 🙂 Well, there is nothing to be pissed off about it. Infact the story of my stint with marketing research dates back to day […]

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alphabetical grades and assorted updates…

Published on Dec 8, 2004 in Random

Thus came the results of first five marketing quizzes. Being an intuitive marketer that i am, i never consulted the kotler for furthering my marketing gyaan. so when the grades came i was neither interested in my positioning in the class nor i am hurrying towards the board. but there are few things in life […]

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