1995 batch St. Marians Reunite after 21 years

A day to remember – 21-May-2016, when 30-40 St. Marians of 1995 batch came together under one roof to spend an entire day indulging themselves walking down the memory lane. Our very own School It was great exploring the many changes in School. We looked at the 10th results over the years. We saw Pankaj Kadwadkar’s name against…

25 Tips to get more Work done in less Time

I always hear people complain about lack of time. With penetration of Internet and gadgets into every place we live, people are becoming more and more busy. So much so that they don’t have time for anything. I asked this question to myself – “It this really true?”. I don’t think so. Knowing that there…

How to Learn a new Programming Language?

It might sound crazy but I firmly believe that anyone who knows english and has a decent logical brain can learn to program in any language. OK, if you haven’t got the point yet, then this article is not for you. Skip now. My History I learnt programming in GWBASIC at a very young age…

2015 – an Year at a Glance

Yet another year goes by. It was indeed some year for me. Lots of activities, lots of learnings and loads of new stuff. Sharing the Ups and Downs of 2015… Down Side Sunk Funds The start of 2015 marked the move to Hubli from Belgaum. We had sunk more a Crore into our new office…

20 Years on, a Walk down the Memory Lane

As a kid, I was very reserved with strangers. Although, my friends and Mom – whom I troubled the most – knew how naughty and stubborn I actually was. On stage, I would literally shiver and stutter to even utter a word. The fear of being made fun of always haunted me. Today, I am a different person. I…

5 Key Reasons why you should start your Career with a Startup?

With 1.5 millions engineering graduates coming out of colleges across India each year and only a few thousand jobs available in their dream companies, it is not a surprise we see many have no jobs or are taking up higher studies just for the heck of it in hope of better prospects after post graduation [1]….

Spundhan moved to Hubli…

Some time back Spundhan started its shift towards building products along with its Embedded Services offering. We equally invested heavily in infrastructure, new office space, hired more experienced managers, etc. The year 2014 saw a lot new changes in the company. New products, new strategies, new office and new people! Real exciting times … and guess what?…

Why Customer Management is Key to Success in Business?

Richard Branson says, “Clients do not come first. Employees come first. If you take care of your employees, they will take care of your clients” India, like many other countries going through developing phase, has come through several growth phases from a Business point of view. In the very early days, it was the Zamindar’s…

Ladakh: How it all started?

A trip full of surprises and many first hand experiences one could have possibly never faced before. This is one episode I wanted to pen in my blog for a long long time now. So here it goes … My trip to Mumbai This is completely freaky and I still can’t believe I did this all….

Final Year Projects: Marks Vs Skill

I was the examiner for Final year Computer Science projects today @ MMEC, Belgaum. I must admit the students had come up with quite innovative and relevant topics. Out of my usually nagging curiosity, I asked the first batch a number of basic and detailed questions. To my surprise, students were not able to answer…

2013 – a Year at a Glance

I just realised I have been silent on this blog for almost over a year now. So what was cooking all this while you may ask? Heres how it went for me since January 2013 to January 2014. FikrFREE was Born. In February 2013, my uncle Dr. Prakash Diwan called on me and said, “Ameet…