Md. Jawed Ahmed
Experienced IT Professional based out of Kolkata in India.

A few memories from 2006

November 2021
Jawed and Ritesh, IT Team Get Together at Adani Wilmar

My friend, Hemant Gupta shared a few photographs of me which he had clicked in 2006. Hemant and I used to work together in Adani Wilmar at that time. We were a part of the SAP implementing team. The three photographs below are of the time when the SAP team had gone out for a […]

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15-hour stay at Tajpur, West Bengal

November 2021
Tajpur Resort, Tajpur

I visited Tajpur Sea Beach, in West Bengal a couple of weeks back along with a few friends of mine. We drove down on Saturday evening, stayed overnight and then returned back on Sunday morning. Though we were there for only some 14-15 hours, it was a great trip with good food and wonderful company.

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Which book to read?

November 2021
Bookshelf with selected books

If you had to read only one book then which book should you read? It has to be….

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How to use e-Sim in iPhones

October 2021
New Technology used by eSIM

The newer iPhones(11 onwards) come with dual SIM functionality. But they accept only one physical SIM card. The other one has to be configured by the telecom service provider and it’s called e-SIM. The phone has the SIM identification number already attached at the software level. That number needs to be shared to the telecom […]

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The joy of driving

September 2021
Tata Hexa at Kolaghat, West Bengal

I started driving 4-wheelers for the first time around 20 years ago. First with the Maruti Omni which my parents had and then later on when I purchased my first car, a Maruti WagonR in 2006. That cars is still with me and has done close to 95,000 kms and is going strong. It appears […]

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Electric Vehicles: Charging in common parking

September 2021

As EVs become more common, I foresee the charging of the vehicles becoming an issue. For those who stay in housing societies with shared parking, one has to either lay down the electrical connection from the flat or from the main switchboard till the parking area. Of alternatively take a direct connection afresh with a […]

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Change Management in Organisations

September 2021
Change Management : How to Succeed

All organisational transformations require Change Management. The transformation can range from a change in pricing strategy to enterprise-wide IT systems rollout. Its commonly accepted that Change Management (CM) is difficult to manage and frequently goes wrong. But very few people give thought to how we can improve this. I have had the opportunity to experience […]

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Heart Failure in 40s

September 2021
Heart Failure in 40s -www.jawed.in blog article

There has been a spate of heart attacks among well-known public figures in their 40s. I am not sure if the incidences are increasing or it has been like this always. But as public figures are involved, this issue is getting its required dose of publicity. Heart failure at young age is not uncommon among […]

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Steel Alloy Manufacturing : Use of Linear Programming Techniques

August 2021

Steel Manufacturing operations are very good candidates for the application of Linear Programming Techniques. Especially for calculation of Charge Mix for arriving at the most optimum input to give the best output.

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Chip Shortage: How we ended up here

August 2021

We have been hearing of the Chip Shortage for the past 8 months or so. Its started affecting the Car Production world over. Unlike the cars of the 90s…the cars today use computers extensively.

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IT Integration : Why is this critical in M&As


Technology Integration is a challenging issue when two companies merge. Irrespective of the size of the companies involved, if the integration goes wrong then by the time one realises the error, its too big to correct and the day-to-day operations cannot afford the disruption that is required to set it right.

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Project Disha at Omniactive Health Technologies

August 2021

The SAP implementation journey at a small manufacturing firm in Mumbai.

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Phone Chargers: Which is a good one?

June 2021
Smartphone USB Chargers

In the last few years the charger pins of the mobile phones have become standardised to a large extent. Today you have two kinds of chargers which cover almost 60-70% of all phones. The Android ones use USB-C and the iOS ones use Lightning connector. The new technologies bring along with them the enhanced capabilities […]

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Why we procrastinate

May 2021

Everyone does it. Procrastination means putting off the important activities which your are supposed to do. Any task which is important and needs to be done, but your mind convinces you to put it doing it to a later date is called Procrastination. Its not laziness. We are generally aware about this. We know that […]

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Hooghly Imambara

February 2021
Hooghly Imambara - Entrance Ticket

I visited Hooghly Imambara in the last week of January 2021. I started out on normal highway bike ride. But halfway-through I took the right turn towards the old GT road and decided to visit the Imambara. This is a very old structure and its bell tower has one of the largest clock bell in […]

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Flower Show on the highway

January 2021

Stopped at Nabana Hotel on my way to Durgapur

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Team Lunch at Bengal Chamber

October 2020
Spencer's IT Team, Group Lunch, Bengal Chamber, Oct 2020

After about six months of the lockdown in 2020, the IT team wanted to meet up. We decided to have a team lunch that day and landed up at our old haunt, The Bengal Chamber. Earlier when our offices were near Gilander House, we used to come to this place frequently. All my direct reports […]

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Khirai Flower Valley : Panskura, West Bengal

March 2020
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This is a great place for a one-day visit in the months of December, January or February. Panskura is located around 100 kilometres from Kolkata and other than the last 10 kilometres, the entire route is on good 4-lane highway(busy though). One can also take the train to reach the flower valley. Instead of getting […]

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Sonar Bangla Resort, Taki

July 2019
www.jawed.in Jawed Ahmed visit to Sonar Bangla Resort in Taki

I visited Taki in June this year along with a couple of colleagues of mine. We drove down from Kolkata. We started around six and were at the resort by 9:30 am. The roads are single carriage way for most of the route, but since its close by it was not such a big deal. […]

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Standard Chartered-Mumbai Marathon 2015

July 2019

I ran the Mumbai Half-Marathon in 2015. Though it was not planned, but circumstances landed me with a nomination and by the time I realised, it was too late to back out. My workplace(Omniactives) had a tie-up with an NGO and they were sponsoring the Dream Run nominations for the Standard Chartered- Mumbai Marathon in […]

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