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IBM-SITM collaborative prog to create ‘T-shaped’ professionals

IBM has announced its collaboration with Symbiosis Institute
of Telecom Management (SITM) to start a Career Education for Business
Transformation (CEBT) programme focusing on the areas of business
transformation, where software plays a critical role and developing
professionals with desired knowledge—what IBM calls a ‘T-shaped’ person.

IBM has announced its collaboration with Symbiosis Institute
of Telecom Management (SITM) to start a Career Education for Business
Transformation (CEBT) programme focusing on the areas of business
transformation, where software plays a critical role and developing
professionals with desired knowledge—what IBM calls a ‘T-shaped’ person.

Under the CEBT programme, the IBM Business Analytical Lab
was recently inaugurated within the campus. This is a physical lab where IBM
will provide relevant softwares for CEBT trainings to address the increasing
need for T-shaped pre-professional in the global market place.

The T-shaped, IT and business professionals are those who
are specialists in their chosen discipline, along with broad understanding of
other complementary fields and acquainted with using IT to address their needs.

Sudhir Sastri, SWG Technical Sales Leader – India, IBM
stated that the CEBT programme is a perfect example of IBM’s commitment to
software education. ”IBM has been working with universities to expand and
strengthen the analytics curriculum to meet the growing demand of highly
skilled big data business workers of the future,” said Sastri.

Commenting on the collaboration, Sunil Patil, Director,
SITM, said, “Through this collaboration and the setting up of the IBM’s lab at
SITM, students and faculty members will get access to software packages like
IBM Cognos, DB2, Lotus Connect, Tivoli and Web Sphere. This software suite will
provide SITM students hands-on exposure on Descriptive Analytics, Predictive
Analytics, E-Marketing, Social Networking, Services Sciences Management and
Engineering, IT Services Management and Cloud Computing.”

[Source: dna]
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