From The Patron’s Desk

““Learning gives creativity,
Creativity leads to thinking,
Thinking Leads to Knowledge,
Knowledge makes you great.””
-Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam-

Dear Readers,

It gives me immense pleasure and privilege to uncover the May 2016 issue of B-Cognizance, an E-magazine of Department of Management Studies IIIT-A, with a range of topics under different sections. This issue is new not only in terms of looks but its contents have also been enriched by providing links to business videos which will surely be thought provoking to students community. This issue also provides useful resources which have discussions over variety of topics related to business and self-improvement to students.

In this current issue, business section “Biz-Wiz” is having discussion over Redefining Customer Experience, Start Up India etc. Business quiz section “B-Accumen” will give you a platform to test and update your business awareness. Knowledge is best protection. Hence our “I-secure” and “I-Wiz” sections are updating your knowledge with all current security threats, cyber-crime and the ways to tackle it. The section ‘vulnerabilities in IT’ covers the articles discussing about latest vulnerabilities in IT sector and remedies to tackle them. “Tech-hive” updates your knowledge about new technological advancement in various fields. “Vibes” will endeavor to sensitize you on various socio-economic issues. In this issue, “Campus Pulse” section has been revamped with a survey report sharing experience of students assessing their views on Gymkhana. At last but not least our exclusive literary section “Abhivyakti” is coming with poems and articles to awake your emotions. This issue is continued to have social linkages with Facebook as it is intended to have regular Social interactions.

This issue will continue to have two rolling (will be updated regularly) sections, the “Notice Board” and “Opportunities”. The “Notice Board” section will inform about latest notifications and other important activity updates to be held in our institute and other academic institutions. Another rolling section “Opportunity” will share updates and information about career, internship, research and other career related opportunities which may be useful to the IIITA students.

So Finally, We would like to invite everyone to submit your articles and views to the forthcoming issues and take this opportunity to wish our valuable readers a happy reading year ahead.

Best Wishes!

Dr. Madhvendra MishraHead,Department of Management StudiesIIIT-A