BBA program Office is organizing a guest speaker session for Business School students and faculty with Mr. Shamsher Haider, ICT Consultant for Punjab Safe Cities Authority (PSCA) and Director, Systems Integration at Xertab (Pvt). Previously, as functional head of the IT wing of PSCA, Shamsher has led complex teams working in diverse areas of ICT including bespoke software development, Cyber Security, legacy Police wireless technologies, IoT, Big Data analytics and Data Center Management. He has built IT and software systems for multiple public sector organizations related to counter terrorism and smart policing that also encompassed business process analysis, identification of technology resources, hiring, procurement of resources, deployment and training of teams for coordinated operations. Shamsher has also worked in past for NetSol Technologies (Pvt), Punjab Information Technology Board and has consulted for retail, banking and airline clients in South East Asia as well. Apart from being a 26th Common batch civil servant, he holds a BSc (Engg) from UET, MS from LUMS and, is a PMI USA certified Project Management Professional, Microsoft Certified Business Management Solutions Professional GP Dynamics 10.0 (Great Plains ERP) and MCTS Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist.
The agenda of this session will be as follows:
- Evolution and Essence of Big Data Analytics – What is Big Data and what is not!
- Applications of Big Data in businesses and e-governance (especially in the backdrop of 4IR)
- Platforms and key concepts important for business decision makers
- Future challenges