Topic: NextGen IT’s expectations from ‘Young Minds’
Speaker: Mr. Dhinakar Selwyn, Global Head, Legacy Technologies, Capgemini
The guest lecture gave a deep insight to NextGenIT’s expectations from ‘Young Minds’. The interactive session focused on effective communication and participation and involvement of students in the session so that the agenda of the whole lecture is reached out to the students effectively. The speaker gave an engaging talk on academic qualities which are most essential for today’s young minds. He enlightened the students with his knowledge and spoke about his experience which was in turn a great motivation for the students. Voluminous information in the career aspects was given. All the crucial requirements which are expected by the current IT industries were put forwarded by him. He also put forth the basics of emerging technologies like DevOps, Machine Learning and IoT .He addressed the importance of learning the fundamentals right which will be the foundations for excelling in all the above IT technologies.
Topic: Introduction to data science ( from data to data science)
Speaker: Mr. Prem Doss Samuel, Senior System Analyst in BA Continuum (subsidiary of Bank of America)
Mr. Prem Doss Samuel elaborated the students about what data is the history of data, the components of data science. He also enriched the students on real time examples with example data sets. Furthermore he also lectured about the importance of DBA and how to data science work in an interleaved fashion he also insisted on how to face job interviews for data scientist or data analyst positions .He also described about identification of data and also difference on supervised ,unsupervised and predictive analysis of data
Topic: Test automation and data analytics
Speaker: Mr. GopalakrishnanMohanasundaram, HCL, product testing and enterprise resource analyst.
The interactive session focused on effective communication and participation and involvement of students in the session so that the agenda of the whole lecture is reached out to the students effectively. The speaker gave an extremely insightful talk on the importance of test automation and data analytics and tools to explore these areas .The main purpose of this is to simplify debugging for developers, increase the processing quality and scale up the software’s efficiency. He shared his profound knowledge about log automation testing.
He built his lecture on the basis of ELK-(elastic stack) that has three main open source operands namely logicstash elastic search and kibana summarizing E L K.Elasticsearch is a search and analytics engine ,Logstash is a server‑side data processing pipeline that ingests data from multiple sources simultaneously, transforms it, and then sends it to a “stash” like Elasticsearch. Kibana lets users visualize data with charts and graph and explained the process pipeline of automated testing. He summarised the key log management requirements and put forth an intensive session on handling logs , log analysis and even on log queuing ( message queuing ) using RabbitMQ and other query languages for log analysis. . The students thoroughly enjoyed and gained ample awareness by the end of the session.
Title: Cyber Security Project Scenarios
Resource Person: Ms.Juhi Singh, Google DevCommunity Evangelist
The Guest Speaker Ms.Juhi Singh, Google Dev Community Evangelist, explained about the various trends in the field of Cyber Security and Machine learning. Then he explained the tremendous tools developed in the recent days to hack as well as to resolve the Public networks. Students were given enough information on the methodologies used for intruding the systems and the way protection can be done. Speaker elaborated the Security protocols and recent attacks happened in various social Medias.Also the motivational speech on how the students can get involved in technical aspects in and out the campus was given. It was very informative and interactive that the students were able to know about the actual expectation from various Industries and also about current trends in Cyber Security domain. The session was more interesting with the real time examples given related to Cutting Edge Technologies.
Title: Latest Innovation In Technology
Resource Person: Mr. SharadkumarSrinivatsava, Scientific Officer, Bhabha Atomic Research Center, Kalpakkam
Mr. Sharad Kumar Srinivatsava started with the scientific trends and elaborated about role of engineer in Government sectors and explained the recent opportunities in Government Organizations. He also motivated the students to concentrate more on Entrance Exams. Furthermore he also lectured about the importance of internships in reputed organizations. He also encouraged students to perform technically in their competitive exams.