Tuesday, January 27, 2009

Talk: I.T. in UK


Computer Society - Chapter

Talk: I.T. in UK


Hashim Akhtar, Avanade a sub. company of Microsoft and Accenture

Day and Date: Friday January 30, 2009

Time: 4:30p.m. - 5:30 p.m.

Venue: A-1, LUMS, DHA, Lahore Cantt.

Following are the points which will be illustrating on in the lecture: -

1- How to get into the Industry for First Timers.
2- Different fields in IT.
3- The various sectors in IT.
4- Different types of work status.
5- Recruitment agencies and their role.
6- How Outsourcing does and does not work.
7- Day to day work of Developers, Contractors and Consultants.
8- Developing custom solutions.
9- Developing Products.
10- Development Platforms being used.
11- Development Technologies being used.
12- Development Methodologies being used.
13- Providing the UK with IT solutions while living in Pakistan.

Speaker Bio:

Mr. Hashim Akhtar works for Avanade which is a company formed by Microsoft and Accenture. His role in the company is that of a consultant who engages with customers and develops customized solutions. Since Microsoft being their parent company, he is champion in the delivery of solutions which are based on all Microsoft technologies.