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News Papers: JANUARY – SEPTEMBER 2017
PCTE organised a conclave on “Emerging trends in Business Intelligence”
Ludhiana, March 01, 2017: PCTE – Department of Computer Science organised a one-day conclave on “Emerging trends in Business Intelligence” at its campus. The conclave started with inaugration ceremony. Dr. Parteek Bhatia from Thapar University and Mr. Anand Kumar Pandney from Morling Global Pvt. Ltd., Noida were the key note speaker at the Conclave, which opened on an ambitious note, discussing the “Emerging Trends in Business Intelligence”.
Dr. Parteek Bhatia emphasised on the importance of the technologies like “Nosql” to manage the giagantic data that is being generated every minute. He also discussed about various methodologies to manage the unstructued data, which is 80% of the total data available all over the world.
Mr. Anand Kumar demonstrated the configuration of Hadoop – tool for managing big data on virtual systems. Also he delivered a live session to help a naive users to configure Hadoop, create various files on platforms like Java, Python & Hadoop. He also shared information on the ways & means to view the files created by local system on cloud.
Mr. Kapil Prashar, Dean Academics said that Business intelligence are in high demand as organizations seek to use information to improve business outcomes, customer relationships, and operational efficiency. Users want more control, better visualization and analytical capabilities. This conclave was a great learning experience for IT students.
Dr. K N S Kang, Director General, PCTE Group of Institutes congratulated the team of Computer Science on successfully organizing the Conclave and said, Organizations are closely watching emerging technological trends to discover the next great competitive advantage in the use of information. This conclave explored various upcoming trends in implementation of emerging, technologies for Business intelligence.
3th January, 2017: Girls adorned in ethnical phulkari suits, boys in punjabi juti, kites making the blue sky, bonfire ablaze in the centre and dancing feet everywhere- that’s how the PCTE Group of Institutes campus gardens looked today. The mood on the campus was upbeat, and all the students immersed themselves in the festive spirit of Lohri. The students had a gala time as they danced around the holy bonfire and offered their prayers for the prosperity of the nation. The students and teachers sang songs immersed in rich cultural folklore of Punjab. A kite-flying was also organized followed by a bhangra which was thoroughly enjoyed by all and joined by all.
Gilbert, an international student from “Malawi” said, “It’s amazing to see how students got into the festive spirit and organized the whole celebration. India is a land of diverse culture, and I feel lucky that I could experience it here at PCTE.” Another student from Ghana – Lord Brunooh Prah said that its his 3rd and last year in PCTE and he wanted to witness how Lohri is celebrated and it was a beautiful experience.
Lohri is a festival of Punjab, celebrated to mark the end of peak winters and therefore accompained with Gachak, Peanuts, Jaggery etc. Thus, people residing in Punjab attach a great significance to Lohri, the festival of feasts and foods. This harvest festival is celebrated to mark makar Sankaranti, bonfire and dance. Lohri festival prompts people to be thankful for God’s provisions and to celebrate his creations.
Ms. Richa Arora, faculty in charge of the event said, “It was a great day to be on campus because everyone enjoyed themselves thoroughly. What was even more exciting was the fact that the students organized it themselves.”
Dr. KNS Kang, Director General, PCTE congratulated all and dwelled on the importance of this festival. He also added that the whole function was a scintillating bonanza of modern and traditional culture and heritage, and was glad that the students took initiative to celebrate.
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