Homeschooling was in past looked upon as the option exercised by conservationists who wouldn’t believe in established practiced norms about education and would believe in imparting education to their children at their own pace and beliefs. But over past decade or so the trend has caught on. More and more parents are now opting for Homeschooling flexibilities. But the issue here is to know whether you and your child meets the requisite criteria. Read More →
Infrastructure projects are associated with huge capital investments and a defined timeline and related overrun expenses. These projects are monitored today with many sophisticated project management aids like Primavera, MS Projects and SAP project suites. When a project is conceived, it is having defined and measurable milestones and interlinking activities with specified durations. No project is planned for failure but it so happens that during the execution stage due to overruns and delays on many other accounts, projects get derailed and misses the deadlines.
Green building fad has just hit the world. Majority of new buildings are being conceived with green concepts now. It is very simple and easy to plan a green building when you are conceiving it but immense potential exists waiting to be tapped in case of old buildings. It is very clear that you can not bring about comprehensive changes in to the existing buildings but you can certainly tweak around a little wee bit to get appreciable savings.
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Developing countries like India and China is seeing lots of frenetic activities in the infrastructural development. While China has been seen hitting the top end in the growth saga many a times in the last decade, India is not far from rallying behind and has been trying to match China in every way. Buildings are responsible for more than 50% of carbon emissions worldwide. USA leads the way as their buildings due to the people’s lifestyle out there are energy guzzlers. US with EU countries have the highest per capita energy consumption in the world. Read More →
Someone the other day threw this one liner towards me. I was delivering a brief lecture on important points to be kept in mind during ERP implementations. I knew this was going to come and I had prepared well for this question. But taking this question right in the beginning, probably that was not I had planned. So I politely asked the person in the audience to leave this question for the time being and promised to take it up at the end. I knew that once I am over with my talk, the audience would get their reply. Read More →
Aspiring students give lot of importance to Maths and Physics while they are preparing for IIT JEE. But, Chemistry always takes the back seat. If one takes the time spent on preparing for Maths, Physics and Chemistry. Physics and Maths would take 40% each while Chemistry has to contend with 20% of the total allotted logged studying hours. This has been the general trend. But those who excel at top level give due importance to Chemistry. In IIT JEE, if one can complete Chemistry questions in half an hour then this gives extra edge to the wannabe IITians. Read More →
Core professions are back with vengeance. Information Technology remained the most sought after profession for more than two decades. But now its progress has been arrested somewhat. IT purists may not believe in this. But the market statistics emphatically suggests that IT is no longer the choicest profession of young students.
How secure are your passwords? Recently thousands of websites have been destroyed, altered and squatted upon by exposing chinks in the armors of browsers. These vulnerabilities have been exploited by many evil minds. The incidences have been significantly more in IE compared to other browsers simply because IE’s reach has been many a time more than other browsers like Safari, Firefox or the newbie Chrome. All these browsers have failed the vulnerability tests conducted by “Chapin Information Services“. Read More →
Spam sometimes is very irritating. Despite having guided junk boxes and well established algorithm to let your spam land directly in to junk boxes still sometimes spam do land up in your Inboxes. But posting your email address on your website, energy-efficiency or forums is sometime a necessity. There is an excellent way to get over this problem. Read More →
Property prices are going south. But correction in property prices is still awaited. Prices have fallen here and there but no major correction has taken place. So is this the right time to invest in property? Probably not. Prices are expected to further cool off. But whether you buy the prices right now or a bit late, there are a few basics which you as a buyer must always bear in mind. Read More →