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Dialog Partners National Institute of Business Management

Dr. Rainer Deutschmann, Group Chief Operating Officer, Dialog  Axiata PLC (4R) handing over the agreement to Dr. D. M. A Kulasooriya,  Director General – NIBM (3L).
Dr. Rainer Deutschmann, Group Chief Operating Officer, Dialog Axiata PLC (4R) handing over the agreement to Dr. D. M. A Kulasooriya, Director General – NIBM (3L).

Dialog Axiata PLC, Sri Lanka’s premier connectivity provider and the National Institute of Business Management (NIBM), signed a Memorandum of Understanding to establish a National Level Big Data Analytic Lab at the National Innovation Centre of the NIBM.

This National Innovation Centre of NIBM, in collaboration with Dialog, would act as an incubator to develop the next generation of technological innovations and predict the future of major industries in Sri Lanka, whilst promoting the importance of Data Science to school students, undergraduates and graduates. It aims to provide expertise in designing and implementing value creating processes in the field of Data Science and Analytics across industries to improve quality and productivity.

Dr. D. M. A Kulasooriya, Director General of the National Institute of Business Management stated, “The National Institute of Business Management (NIBM) has already set the ground at The National Innovation Centre with modern facilities to launch Data Science Degrees and Masters programmes to prepare its students in data science & business analytics skills to grab opportunities created in the modern world of business. We are delighted to be partnered with Dialog Axiata PLC, to bring in industrial experience in data science and analytics for the interns of NIBM. We hope and wish our partnership would grow further to develop NIBM graduates with data science competencies to meet future challenges in the industry.”

Dr. Rainer Deutschmann, Group Chief Operating Officer, Dialog Axiata PLC, said, “Data Driven Decision making would be at the heart of every successful company. We at Dialog Axiata, help our customers benefit from big data and analytics, ever more important in a world of the 5th generation mobile networks, Internet of Things (IoT) and exponential change. Therefore, we aim to help educate and attract the country’s best talent, while the National Innovation Centre would play an important role in this endeavour.”

The National Innovation Centre of NIBM, in collaboration with Dialog, intends to address the knowledge and industry development gaps in Big Data Analytics and Data Science, to produce skilled professionals while also serving the automation of various processes in different fields across industries using Big Data Analytics and Hybrid Data Management.


 

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