A day-long online training on "BigData" was organized by the Bangladesh Computer Council of the Information and Communication Technology Department under the "Innovation and Entrepreneur Development Academy Establishment Project (iDEA)".State Minister for Information and Communication Technology Junaid Ahmed Palak, MP, inaugurated the event on Thursday (June 11) morning through video conferencing as part of the iDEA project "Education for Nation". Senior Secretary of ICT Department NM Ziaul Alam PAA and Executive Director of Bangladesh Computer Council (BCC) Parthapratim Dev were the special guests on the occasion. The online event was presided over by Syed Mojibul Haque, Director (Additional Secretary) of iDEA Project.As the chief guest, Junaid Ahmed Palak, MP, State Minister for ICT, said Bangladesh is the 8th most populous and largest country in the world where about 170 million people are constantly generating data. Data is being considered as the most valuable resource in the world at the moment. The more information a country or nation has and is able to process and analyze it properly, the more wealthy that country or nation is said to be. There are now more than 100 million mobile phone and internet users in the country and more than 160 million SIM cards are being used where there are millions of computer users including around 40 million smartphone users. Especially in this Corona situation, through the use of online technology, the government is trying to provide education to about 4 crore students and provide primary health care to 160 million people from March 2020 till now, i.e. in the last 3 months.He further said that through data analysis, it is possible to initially estimate the number of affected areas in Corona situation or the number of symptoms is high, and the number may increase later in the area. That is, there is a strong ability to analyze data. The Hon'ble Minister of State said that now the prevailing posts like CEO, CFO, or CTO as well as Chief Data Officer will be required in all public and private offices. This is because public-private offices are now emphasizing data analysis for decision making. Our main goal now is to enable the country's researchers, inventors, and entrepreneurs to use the country's data to provide new services. He also highlighted the need to use Frontier technology.As a special guest, NM Ziaul Alam PAA, Senior Secretary, ICT Department said that data-based policies are more sustainable and effective. So whenever we talk about creating evidence-based policy, we need to increase data resources. The more we improve in data management, the better our policies will be. We have started practicing it which we have to continue. However, if we can increase the work in this regard in Bangladesh, we will be able to be richer in data resources. Parthapratim Dev, Executive Director of Bangladesh Computer Council (BCC), who was the special guest on the occasion, said that one of the resources in the present age is information or data. This information or data is very important all over the world now. All in all, it has a significant role to play in the world economy.ID Project Director (Additional Secretary) Syed Mojibul Haque in his welcome address said that the era ahead is the era of Frontier Technology. So the iDEA project is organizing such events to encourage young people about Frontier Technology. He said that various programs will continue in the future as well.This training focuses on Making sense of Bigdata, Bigdata & Smart Analytics, and how we can harness opportunities in Bigdata. Data Science student at the University of Queensland in Australia and Deputy Commissioner (Tax) of the National Board of Revenue joined the training as a resource person. Dr. Abdul Bari Tushar, Lecturer in Big Data Analytics at Griffith University School of ICT. Saiful Islam and Habibullah N Karim, Founder , and CEO of Technohaven Company Limited. More than 60 trainees from Chittagong Division took part in the training through the online platform Zoom and will be awarded certificates later. Besides, the whole event was broadcast live on the official Facebook page of "Start-up Bangladesh" so that many interested people get a special idea about "Big Data". iDEA Project Deputy Project Director (Deputy Secretary) Kazi Hosne Ara, Project Senior Consultant RHM Alaol Kabir, Project Consultant Dewan Adnan, Sohag Chandra Das including Chittagong University, Comilla University, Chittagong University of Engineering and Technology (CUET), Noakhali Science and Technology University, Rangamati University of Science and Technology, Premier University, Independent University Chittagong, including students of various educational institutions of Chittagong Division, teachers, BCC and other officials of ICT Department were present online.
Freelancing is the future. In order to ensure self-employment for 70 percent of the country's youth in the future, the ICT Department's Learning and Learning Project has launched an online training program. State Minister for Information and Communication Technology Junayed Ahmed Polok on Sunday inaugurated the virtual 200-hour training on the web, graphics, and digital marketing in 15 districts as a pilot project.ICT Secretary NM Ziaul Alam presided over the function while Learning and Learning Development Project Director (Deputy Secretary) Md. Akhtar Mamun and training materials planner Shafiul Alam spoke on the occasion. State Minister for ICT Junaid Ahmed Palak was the chief guest at the occasion.Mentioning that 'technology has opened up knowledge', the state minister said at the time, under the Learning and Learning project, 1 lakh 85 thousand students registered to take online training. However, 40,000 people will be trained in 492 locations in the country, divided into 15 parts with PC and high-speed uninterrupted internet connection. For this 39 IT companies have been recruited. KPI is being given the utmost importance in training evaluation.Junayed Ahmed Polok said, online class, is our future. And Corona has opened new horizons in online education. We hope that online classes will eliminate urban-rural inequality.Mentioning that 'Internet Plus' has started in every sphere of life at this time, the state minister said that with the creation of high-speed internet and payment gateway infrastructure at the union level across the country, we are now able to start freelancer training activities online. Even after passing SSC and HSC, the visionary Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has continued this initiative in Corona to train the youth and make them self-employed.
The acquisition and distribution of our knowledge do not stop at lockdown. Therefore, On May 4, PeopleNTech in collaboration with LICT Launched an online training course “Software Testing Batch-02”. Participants across Bangladesh took part in the opening training session.These days as software testing is moving towards automation, most of the software testers, as well as QAs, are switching themselves from Manual testing to Automated testing. Today, Automated software testing is considered as one of the most trending terms in the field of software testing, as it is considered as one of the efficient as well as effective software methodology, making the overall software development/testing life cycle better and taking it to some different level.Orientation class of “Software Testing Batch-02” course was successfully completed. Although there is a desire to start the class offline with 100% scholarship, it is being started online considering the overall situation. Around 2300 Participants applied for the course and 20 of them selected based on online Assessment.Honorable CEO of PeopleNTech Limited Engineer Abubakar Hanip, COO Abdul Hamid and Senior Faculty Mehdi Zaman was present in the orientation class online.The orientation class of the online training program starts with the introductory part. In the presence of the students, COO Sir explained the course in detail and mentioned the needs of Software Testing in the context of Bangladesh and the opportunity to build a successful career. He said, "There is no option in contrast to acquiring skills in this lockdown. Get the hang of something right now with the goal that you don't need to sob for a vocation next time or see yourself in a vastly improved position."Our faculty shared their identity and their meritorious work experience as well as market research in this sector.From that point forward, the Honorable CEO Sir went along with us from far-away America. He encouraged everybody to know about the Corona circumstance and talked about the excursion of PeopleNTech. Urging youngsters to create abilities, he stated, "Quality can never be undermined. Manufacture your quality so that nobody questions it. We have been working on software testing in America for a long time, there are understudies here who have taken in work from HSC or non-IT foundation and are as of now winning Rs 12 lakh for each month. We must teach you, but at the same time we have to do our own research to fill the gaps,” he said.There was also a question and answer session for the students, where they asked questions on various topics and ended today's class by solving them.This course offers 250 hours of Software Testing Training for professionals and students to become a Certified Quality Analyst. In QA Training, participants will learn the necessary skills and knowledge in Automation Testing. Additionally, this course will include software testing fundamentals and advanced skills. Students will work on real-world projects and case studies to help them get hands-on experience.