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Former MSc student Odile de Vito shares her experiences in life after graduation and her job at KPN.

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  • 23 januari 2012 Het beste mobiele netwerk
  • Wholesale & Operations (Algemeen), KPN B.V. 24 November 2011 Decision Paper Mobile Architecture
  • Wholesale & Operations (Algemeen), KPN B.V. 24 November 2011 Decision Paper Mobile Architecture
  • Wholesale & Operations (Algemeen), KPN B.V. 24 November 2011 Decision Paper Mobile Architecture
  • Wholesale & Operations (Algemeen), KPN B.V. 24 November 2011 Decision Paper Mobile Architecture
  • Wholesale & Operations (Algemeen), KPN B.V. 24 November 2011 Decision Paper Mobile Architecture
  • Wholesale & Operations (Algemeen), KPN B.V. 24 November 2011 Decision Paper Mobile Architecture
  • Wholesale & Operations (Algemeen), KPN B.V. 24 November 2011 Decision Paper Mobile Architecture
  • Wholesale & Operations (Algemeen), KPN B.V. 24 November 2011 Decision Paper Mobile Architecture
  • Wholesale & Operations (Algemeen), KPN B.V. 24 November 2011 Decision Paper Mobile Architecture
  • Wholesale & Operations (Algemeen), KPN B.V. 24 November 2011 Decision Paper Mobile Architecture
  • Wholesale & Operations (Algemeen), KPN B.V. 24 November 2011 Decision Paper Mobile Architecture
  • Wholesale & Operations (Algemeen), KPN B.V. 24 November 2011 Decision Paper Mobile Architecture
  • Wholesale & Operations (Algemeen), KPN B.V. 24 November 2011 Decision Paper Mobile Architecture
  • Wholesale & Operations (Algemeen), KPN B.V. 24 November 2011 Decision Paper Mobile Architecture
  • Wholesale & Operations (Algemeen), KPN B.V. 24 November 2011 Decision Paper Mobile Architecture
  • Wholesale & Operations (Algemeen), KPN B.V. 24 November 2011 Decision Paper Mobile Architecture
  • Wholesale & Operations (Algemeen), KPN B.V. 24 November 2011 Decision Paper Mobile Architecture
  • Wholesale & Operations (Algemeen), KPN B.V. 24 November 2011 Decision Paper Mobile Architecture
  • Wholesale & Operations (Algemeen), KPN B.V. 24 November 2011 Decision Paper Mobile Architecture
  • Wholesale & Operations (Algemeen), KPN B.V. 24 November 2011 Decision Paper Mobile Architecture
  • Wholesale & Operations (Algemeen), KPN B.V. 24 November 2011 Decision Paper Mobile Architecture
  • Wholesale & Operations (Algemeen), KPN B.V. 24 November 2011 Decision Paper Mobile Architecture
  • Wholesale & Operations (Algemeen), KPN B.V. 24 November 2011 Decision Paper Mobile Architecture

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  • 1. Life after graduationWhat is it like to have a job that is not linked to your study background? Odile De Vito
  • 2. ContentMy backgroundJob orientationChoosing a jobMy current work 2
  • 3. Study backgroundGraduated from high schoolStarted BSc at Technology, Policy and Management2003 2012 3
  • 4. Study backgroundGraduated from high schoolStarted BSc at Technology, Policy and ManagementStarted MSc Transport & Planning at Civil EngineeringOrganised study tour to South-East Asia2003 2009 2012 4
  • 5. Study background – Study tour 5
  • 6. Study backgroundGraduated from high schoolStarted BSc at Technology, Policy and ManagementStarted MSc Transport & Planning at Civil EngineeringOrganised study tour to South-East AsiaMulti disciplinairy project in Jakarta, Indonesia2003 2012 2010 6
  • 7. Study background – External project 7
  • 8. Study backgroundGraduated from high schoolStarted BSc at Technology, Policy and ManagementStarted MSc Transport & Planning at Civil EngineeringOrganised study tour to South-East AsiaMulti disciplinairy project in Jakarta, IndonesiaInternship at Tebodin2003 2011 2012 8
  • 9. Study background - InternshipWhat are the opportunities of traffic simulation studies for Tebodin?•Using microscopic traffic simulation software for the positioning of road signs•Presentations for municipalities•Writing an article for the DTM magazine 9
  • 10. Study backgroundGraduated from high schoolStarted BSc at Technology, Policy and ManagementStarted MSc Transport & Planning at Civil EngineeringOrganised study tour to South-East AsiaMulti disciplinairy project in Jakarta, IndonesiaInternship at TebodinStart graduation research in April 2011Graduated at February 1st2003 2012 10
  • 11. Study background – Graduation OutlineGeneral information:•Department: Dynamic traffic management•Professor: Serge Hoogendoorn•Daily supervisor: Andreas HegyiProblem description:•Goal: Reducing the congestion by the use of DTM measures•How: Developing a control method•Challenges: Large networks versus low computation time
  • 12. Study background – Graduation Research objectiveDeveloping a control method that can optimise the network performance of large freeway networks in real timeSteps:1.Literature study: Defining the requirements for the control method2.Methodology: Defining the research outline3.Developing a traffic model4.Developing a control method5.Verification: Running a few cases to test the control method6.Conclusion
  • 13. Study background – Graduation Methodology RequirementsControl Networkmethod Traffic model effects Model Requirements Optimal solution Control approach Large networks Real time Verification
  • 14. Study background – Graduation OverviewNew control method can reduce the computation time of large networks Traffic network Control signal Traffic state Linear Control PAN model method Control objective: Minimise Transformation Total Time Spent in the network Control Traffic PAN model signal state MILP optimisation 14
  • 15. Job orientationBusiness toursVolker Wessels, Witteveen&Bos, DAF, Arcadis, DMO, Stadsregio AmsterdamCompany dinnersTomTom, Viales, Capgemini, Philips, Roland Berger, AccentureIn-house daysBAMBusiness coursesArcadis, AccentureInternshipsDHV-Deltares, Tebodin, TNOInformal meetingsCapgemini, ING, KPN, Arcadis, Heineken, Unilever 15
  • 16. Choosing my job First choicesJob type Research Consulting CommercialCompany type Private Government Start upCompany size Small Medium LargeSector In expertise Outside expertiseTraineeship Yes NoInternational Yes No 16
  • 17. Choosing my job Final choicesAvailability traineeshipsStarting in April / May 2012Company culturePersonal and informalFocus on output (not on working hours)Content traineeshipMultiple functionsFocus on personal developmentBut at the the end….I chose a company based on the connnection: it just felt right! 17
  • 18. My current job at KPN Young potential programFocus on fast grow in company and personal developmentThree yearsOwn function (2 times)Many trainingsExtra projectsHR advisor and mentorPossibility to continue at high potential program 18
  • 19. My current job at KPN Application trajectIntroductionFriend introduced me to HRHR set up meetings with several managers / traineesApplication letter and resumeOnline assessmentInterview with HRCasePreparing a case and presenting this to a group of “top managers”Day at assessment centerRole play, psychological and intelligence testsChoosing a function 19
  • 20. My current job at KPN The organisation and my functionConsumer Consumer Business Human market market Netco Finance market Resources mobile residential Technology IT Fixed Mobile services Product Innovation Quality management Matching Quality Improving technology analyses processen and customer 20
  • 21. My current job at KPN Extra project – Crowd control Zendmastdata Gebruikers Pulse Pulse platform Visuele weergave applicatie 21
  • 22. My current job at KPN Young KPN
  • 23. My current job at KPN EvaluationPositive:•Great people•Many opportunities•Freedom•Diversity of work•Strong focus on personal development•Many extra activititiesBut:•You must be pro-active•Big organisation: patience•Also work with less educated people: challenge
  • 24. Questions?odile.devito@kpn.com