Department of M.B.A, I.T.S. Engineering College organized an Expert Talk on “Usage of open source technologies : An Strategic Advantage “on 20nd September 2019 .The Expert Talk was given by an eminent person from the industry, Mr. Nihit Sharda. Presently he is Sr. Analyst & Content Specialist, Competitive Intelligence), IBM Pvt. Ltd.
The main Objective of the Expert talk was to highlight the important of open source technologies in the current scenario specially management graduates. The session commenced with the welcome remarks of Executive Director Prof. Vikas Singh, ITS Education Group. He differentiates the open source and close source technologies. Mr. Nihit Sharda started with the structure of cloud computing and later moved to machine learning,
AI and Chabot with practical open-source tools.
He emphasized that, in addition to management concepts, MBA Graduates need to focus on technical skills for coping with the changing scenario. He stressed that technical skills is a very critical aspect for any organization. The Department of MBA organized an Expert Talk on ‘Usage of Open Source Technologies: A Strategic Advantage’ on 20th September 2019 .The talk was delivered by an eminent person from the industry, Mr. Nihit Sharda, Senior Analyst and Content Specialist, Competitive Intelligence, IBM Pvt. Ltd.
The main objective of the talk was to highlight the importance of open source technologies in the current scenario especially for management graduates. The session commenced with the welcome remarks of the Executive Director - Prof. Vikas Singh, ITS – the Education Group. He differentiated the open source and close source technologies. Mr. Nihit Sharda started the session with the structure of cloud computing and later moved on to machine learningon to gain competitive advantage. He taught students about the implementation part of Machine Learning and AI for people from non-technical background and how one can implement Machine Learning and AI without knowing coding. He also focused on the Chabot, which can stimulate a conversation with a user in natural language through messaging application, mobile apps or through the telephone. His recommendation for the students was on technical marketing rather than traditional marketing.
The talk ended with an interesting quiz on open-source tool Kahoot. The students participated in the quiz whole heartedly and got valuable inputs on the subject – very relevant in today’s competitive business scenario.