Design, Develop, Create

Wednesday, 9 October 2013

Seminar: Smarter Planet and Cities

Smarter Planet and Cities with mobile, social, cloud and analytics technology.

Event details
When: Oct 10, 2013 
from: 06:00 PM to 07:00 PM
Where: C201, Blackrock
Contact Name: Allen Higgins
Contact Phone 7164775

You are invited to a talk by Cenk Kuzucu from IBM, presenting on Smarter Analytics and Smarter Planet & Cities (smarter vehicles, energy). Tech trends enabling these visions involve all major facets of technology: mobile, social, cloud and analytics.

Cenk Kuzucu is a Management Consultant in Strategy&Change practice. He joined IBM Business Consulting Services in 2004 after obtaining a M.Sc. degree in Electronic Commerce from Dublin City University. He has worked with different clients from several industries in the areas of business process re-engineering, performance improvement, business strategy and ebusiness systems implementations. Cenk has worked as a functional lead for several business process innovation and Enterprise Application Implementation projects. Cenk's primary interests are eBusiness Strategy and Business Dynamics. Since joining IBM, he has worked on a range of projects in the Telecommunications, Financial Services,Travel & Transportation, Distribution, Healthcare and Government sectors.

Cenk has been involved in researching and developing solutions for rich real-time multi-channel/band messaging within current telecommunications infrastructures. He is an alumni of DCU and past participant in IBM's ExtremeBlue competition (2003). ExtremeBlue is competitive (paid) internship programme where multidisciplinary teams comprised of both IT and business students/graduates work on challenges defined by IBM. ExtremeBlue teams from across the globe then compete internally for recognition and prizes by contrasting project and business outcomes.

Garrath Patterson will also be on hand to present on project management in client-facing consulting engagements and bids. Garrath has managed technical projects for clients in the airline, retail and telecommunications sectors as well as in the public sector. In addition to managing projects he has also worked in Quality Assurance roles on systems projects over 13 years in the IT consulting industry and has worked on all phases of the systems life cycle, in particular, UI design and usability and web interface usability.

All Welcome

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