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Aging with Grace and My First Beauty Class

Last weekend, I participated in Aging with Grace Seminar and beauty class. This activity was held as one of celebration event of 70 years of ITB School of Life Sciences and Technology (SITH). I think this seminar and beauty class will be very interesting.

Speakers of the seminar were Dr. Anggaini Barlian, who is lecturer in ITB School of Life Sciences and Technology, and Bu Maily, who is advance research coorporate head from Sariayu Martha Tilaaar (PT Martina Berto Tbk). Dr. Anggraini explained about what aging is, aging process, what causes aging, and several of her research on aging. In addition, Bu Maily explained about trend in current cosmetics and how to get healthy skin as we grow old. Read More

Attending Financial Technology Seminar in ITB Part 2: Required Skills in Digital Era and Learning From TCASH and Tokopedia About Financial Services

The next speaker after Mrs. Sri Mulyani Indrawati in seminar of financial technology for Indonesia was partner from McKinsey Indonesia. They explained about digital archipelago and what skills required in digital era.

Digital Archipelago: How Online Commerce is Driving Indonesia’s Economic Development

You can download executive summary of the Digital Archipelago publication here. The publication is about how Indonesia’s economic development is growing due to growth of digital technology.

McKinsey team also described three types of skills required in this digital area, which are technology skills (digital skills), classic skills (human skills), and digital citizenship skills (metaskills). Read More

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Attending Financial Technology Seminar in ITB Part 1: Digital Economy and Its Challenges

This weekend, I spent my time participating in seminar of financial technology for Indonesia held by ITB Department of Matematics. This event is part of biennial event which is Mathematical Challenge Festival and Mathematical Model Competition (MMC-MCF).

There are three motivation why I participated in this event. First, I want to spend by weekend by doing something very useful. Second, I want to share how I spent my weekend in this blog so this blog becomes rich with various topics. Three, one of main speakers in this event was Mrs. Sri Mulyani Indrawati, who is Indonesia Ministry of Finance. Who would miss this opportunity? Read More

Simple Project Management Software

My husband just recently used Trello, one of simple project management sofware, to manage tasks between his project members. For your information, he is programmer with mechanical engineering background. On the other day, I saw him downloading project management e-book. This is quite interesting behavior.

Two years ago, when I was working in Senoro Gas Development Project, one of my colleague, who are planning and schedule, usually used Primavera as project management tools. It was a quite professional and advance tools.

I was wondering, if maybe there are several simple project management software that I and my team can use. The software should be simple enough, easy to use, and easy to customize.

In this post, I want to share you several simple project management software and my experience trying them. Read More

My Little Trip to Yogyakarta Related to Project of The Year and Culinary Experience

Last week, I had a little trip to Yogyakarta related to this post. It was quite nice experience, despite of my role in this trip. Me and my team were supporting members of this meeting. If supplementary explanation is required, then we help.

This meeting was nice because I can witness how Plan of Development is prepared from A to Z and what was each topic about. Read More

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Visiting Drinking Water Treatment Plant in Tirtawening

On December 2017, I got an opportunity to visit drinking water treatment plant in Tirtawening, Bandung, which is near my college. It was a very amazing experience, because this is my first experience visiting water treatment plant. And also, experience like this is very rare after I entered working environment.

This site visit is actually a part of water treatment plant training. I will share you about this training in different post.

Drinking water treatment facility in Tirtawening is actually the biggest one in Indonesia. It processed 2000 liter/second water, from two trains (rate of each trains is 1000 liter/second). 1900 liter/second water is sent to customers and 100 liter/second water is own used. Read More

LPG vs Natural Gas

In Indonesia, people use LPG or natural gas to cook foods or to produce hot water for bath. In my city, natural gas is less popular than LPG. However, in other area, people are starting to switch from LPG to natural gas. It is because the government program to utilize it as city gas.

Let’s take a closer look at which one is better from a cost, usability, and safety point of view. Read More