Wednesday, 14 December 2011

Angry Bird


Angry bird is a mobile gamemade by the Ravio mobiles. Its becoming very popular these days in the smart phones because touch screen can be used to play the game. Ravio mobiles made 10 games before this angry bird and it was first launched in the iTunes store for the iphone. Now its available for different cell phone and different O/s like palm Hp's ,RIP blackberry, Anroid Motorala,Samsung, Nokia phones, Microsoft windows 7 phones etc.
The simple nature of the game, provided with more birds and levels make the gamer addicts. Moreover its available for free in some Android phones with a adds supportive models. Angry Birds Seasons,Angry Birds Rio are available, seasons are aviliable during various festivals, it was taken to China to celebrate the thanks giving holiday.Even various type of Angry birds are released during the great festivals like Christmas,Hallowein, thanks giving etc.
Ravio has benefited by the merchandising strategy like it has a broad range of products for its fans like toys, t-shirts,Sweatshirt, howdy, stickers, shoes, slippers,mugs, kids stuffs etc

Angry Bird Song

Thursday, 18 August 2011

Aspects of managment Information System


Management Information Systems (MIS) is the study of people, technology, and organizations and the relationships among them. MIS professionals help firms realize maximum benefit from investment in personnel, equipment, and business processes. It’s a people-oriented field with an emphasis on service through technology.

All businesses use information systems at all levels of operation to collect, process, and store data. This data is aggregated and disseminated in the form of information needed to carry out the functions of business. Everyone who works in business, from someone who pays the bills to the person who makes employment decisions, uses information systems.

MIS professionals create information systems for data management (i.e., storing, searching, and analyzing data). In addition, they manage various information systems so that the needs of managers, staff, and customers are best served. By working collaboratively with various members of their work group, as well as with their customers/clients, MIS professionals are able to play a key role in areas such as information security, integration, and exchange. As an MIS major, you will learn how to design, implement, and use business information systems in innovative ways to increase the effectiveness and efficiency of your organization.

  • These aspects of the degree are what set the MIS professional apart from a computer science specialist.
  • Do you enjoy working with people?
  • Would you enjoy the chance to work on global problems with people from all over the world?
  • Do you enjoy analyzing and solving problems?
  • Do you want to create cutting edge technology?
  • Do you want to learn how to make businesses more efficient, effective, and competitive?

What kinds of people pursue MIS degrees?

The profiles of MIS professionals are varied, but in general, such individuals possess many of the following traits:

  • good problem solving skills
  • ability to effectively manage time and resources
  • a clear vision of “the big picture” as well as the “small details”
  • a desire to work closely with other people
  • excellent communication skills
  • ability to think strategically about technology
  • a desire to take responsibility for developing and implementing their own ideas.

What are typical career options for MIS professionals?

  • IT Consultant
  • Web Developer
  • Information Systems Manager
  • Business Intelligence Analyst
  • Network Administrator
  • Business Application Developer
  • Systems Analyst
  • Technical Support Specialist
  • Business Analyst
  • Systems Developer

Why should I choose to major in MIS?

  • Job satisfaction
  • High placement rate
  • High salaries
  • Exciting field
  • Challenging field
  • Hands-on problem solving
  • Innovation and creativity
  • Global opportunities
  • Great chance for advancement
  • You can have an impact!

Thursday, 30 June 2011

Pepsi's CEO


Indra Nooyi Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of PepsiCo, born in 28 October 1955 in Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India.

Education

- High school from Holy Angels AIHSS, Chennai

  • -Bachelor's degree majoring in Physics,Chemistry and Maths from Madras Christian College in 1974
    - Post Graduate Diploma in Management (MBA) from Indian Institute of Management Calcutta in 1976.
    - Master degree in Public and Private Management from Yale School of Management in 1978.
    Career
  • -While at Yale, she completed her summer internship with Booz & Company.
    - Position as a product manager positions at Johnson & Johnson and textile firm Mettur Beardsell
    - Joined the Boston Consulting Group (BCG), directing international corporate strategy projects
    - She moved on to Motorola (MOT), where she served as vice president and director of corporate strategy and planning

Career with Pepsi

-In 1994, PepsiCo made her senior vice president of corporate strategy and development.
- She's held posts as senior vice president and CFO, president and CFO, and was named to PepsiCo's Board of Directors in 2001.
- Company's fifth CEO in 2006.
Business strategy

- Pepsi's spin-off of Taco Bell, Pizza Hut, and KFC, which became YUM Brands (YUM),
-Purchase of its two biggest bottlers, PepsiAmericas (PAS) and Pepsi Bottling Group (PBC), which is anticipated to produce $300 million in annual cost savings.
- Acquisition of Tropicana for $3.3 billion and for the $13 billion merger with the Quaker Oats Company.

- Restructuring PepsiCo and its massive billion-dollar food and beverage portfolio of 19 product lines.

- Riding the future wave of sustainability, the goal of her multi-year growth model is to drive innovation in wholesome ingredients, energy use, water and packaging, and workforce diversification. Current sales of "good-for-you" nutrition brands like Tropicana, Dole, Quaker, and Tazo total $10 billion, and Nooyi hopes to triple that figure within 10 years.

- Being the mother figure to her employees, whom she considers part of her family, and keeps an an open-door policy.

- Every quarter she writes hand-written thank-you letters to the spouses of all 27 executives for putting up with long hours away from home.

- After seeing the impact of her success on her mother during a visit home, Nooyi also began sending letters to executives' parents.

Lesson from her

- You can be a working mother and climb the corporate ladder while raising children.

- You can get ahead in the any corporate environment without sacrificing who you are culturally. As she presented herself in sari in her first interview and was successful to get the job in spite of her sari

Saturday, 11 June 2011

World's top 10 Billionaires of 2011


Forbes, the popular business and finance magazine released the list of the richest people of the world for this year 2011. Carlos Slim Helu is at the top position for 2 years. The Mexican telecoms mogul now boasts an astounding $74 Billion in his name, a $20.5 Billion increase over last year. In the distant second place is William "Bill" Gates, founder of Microsoft with a net worth of $56 Billion, up $3 Billion compared last year.
Here's the complete list of the Top 10 Billionaires in the World and the comparision of net worth of last year and this year.

1. Carlos Slim Helu and Family
2010 – $ 53.5 Billion
2011 - $74 Billion
Age – 71
Source- Telecom
Country of Citizenship- Mexican

2. William "Bill" Gates
2010 - $ 53 Billion
2011 - $ 56 Billion
Age – 55
Source- Microsoft
Country of Citizenship- United States.

3. Warren Buffett
2010 - $ 47 Billion
2011 - $50 Billion
Age – 80
Source- Berkshire Hataway
Country of Citizenship- United States.

4. Bernard Arnault
2010 - $ 27.5 Billion.
2011 - $ 41 Billion
Age – 62
Source- LVMH
Country of Citizenship- France

5. Lawrence Ellison
2010 - $ 28 Billion
2011 - $39.5 Billion
Age – 66
Source- Oracle
Country of Citizenship- United States.

6. Lakshmi Mittal
2010 - $ 28.7 Billion.
2011 - $31.1 Billion
Age – 60
Source- Steel
Country of Citizenship- India

7. Amancio Ortega
2010 - $ 25 Billion
2011 - $31 Billion
Age – 75
Source- Zara
Country of Citizenship- Spain

8. Eike Batista
2010 - $ 27 Billion
2011 - $30 Billion
Age – 54
Source- Mining , Oil
Country of Citizenship- Brazil.

9. Muskesh Ambani
2010 - $ 29 Billion
2011 - $27 Billion
Age – 54
Source- petrochemicals, oil & gas
Country of Citizenship- India.

10. Christy Walton and Family
2010 - $ 22.5 Billion
2011 - $26.5 Billion
Age – 56
Source- Walmart
Country of Citizenship- United states.

- Christy Walton of Wal-Mart, who was 12th last year made it to the top 10 this year.

- Google founders Larry Page and Sergey Brin tied at No. 24 with $19.8 Billion each (up from $17.5 Billion last year).

- Jeff Bezos of Amazon is at No.30 with $18.1 Billion.

- Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg is is one of the youngest Billionaires in the world. His ranking is at 52 with $13.5 Billion.

- Steve Jobs of Pixar and Apple is at 110 with 8.3 Billion.
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