On 17th January (Monday) 2018, the P.G. Department of Development Management’s Student Forum CASCADE (Collective Action for Students Concerns and Development) organized the second pre conference workshop titled Applications and Usage of Technology in the Development Sector”. The resource persons were Mr. Vinod Ramanarayanan (Founder of Civic Fulcrum) and Mr. S. Prasanna (Business Intelligence, Civic Fulcrum).
Civic Fulcrum is a Chennai based organization that works in areas such as Government advisory, CSR advisory, Civic awareness, Data consulting, Mapping and GIS. The work involves data based decision making across functions relevant to civic governance.
Mr. Vinod disclosed the importance of data and presentation through active discussion followed by Mr. Prasanna’s enlightening session on data analysis in nutshell getting across descriptive, diagnostic, predictive and prescriptive level of data. Behavioral Economics Concepts, HR analytics and several other topics were discussed. In addition to these insights, the organization’s projects with Civic Education Department, Chennai Smart City were shared in. As a token of appreciation the resource persons were honored with a memento from the Head of the department Dr. Sarah Karunakaran who offered the felicitation too. The workshop came to the end successful knowledge sharing session.