The information technology (IT) infrastructure in traditional organizations, particularly in the insurance industry, typically contains three components: 1) the legacy system, e.g. IBM mainframe for storing transactional data; 2) the distributed system, e.g. Microsoft Azure or Amazon Web Services for data governance and…Continue
Added by Nurur Rahman on November 26, 2018 at 6:30am — No Comments
A few weeks ago, I participated in a day long workshop in my Alma mater. The goal of the workshop was to introduce current graduate students from the Department of Physics and Astronomy to the alumni who work for the industry. The Department has taken a recent initiative to explore job prospects for its students outside academia and as the necessary first step brought former students back for a day to discuss the issue of career…Continue
Added by Nurur Rahman on December 5, 2017 at 6:30am — No Comments
An image is a concept. It is a mental picture that we have about things such as an object, a person, a group, an organization, or a nation. It is our notion or belief about something that is not physically present around us.
The image of any entity, be it a product or a person or a company, is its intangible asset. For example, the reliability (hence the high resale value) of a used car stems from its positive image as a dependable…Continue
Added by Nurur Rahman on April 15, 2016 at 8:30am — No Comments
Research studies show that employees perceive diversity and inclusion (D&I) as two conceptually distinct organizational practices. Whereas diversity focuses on organizational demographic blend, inclusion removes obstacles so that members from different groups work in harmony and achieve desirable business outcomes.
It is well recognized that diverse and inclusive organizational culture promotes creativity and innovation. The positive effects of diversity led to a growth of…Continue