Microsoft has announced the launch of a specially curated online Artificial Intelligence (AI) program aimed at enabling the developer community and workforces across organizations across India to harness the power of AI. To be held from May 27- May 31 2019, the program will comprise a series of workshops to help participants build their skills and expertise in cloud computing, data sciences, AI and IoT. Additionally, it will also offer insights into the latest trends in AI across the world. Candidates can to register for the program, which is free of cost, here: Microsoft Week of AI.
The sessions will be addressed by data scientists and AI experts from companies such as Flipkart, Reliance Jio, and InMobi that are leading the way in transforming their businesses and the industry with technology.
Dr. Rohini Srivathsa National Technology Officer – Microsoft India said, “Today, every company is a software company. They have actionable data residing with them but probably lack the expertise or solutions to use it, and with the ever evolving ecosystem it becomes important for these organizations to leverage AI to add business value to end customers and adopt a work culture that has AI deeply integrated. With these virtual sessions, we aim to address the existing gap related to AI skills in Indian businesses. With experts from Microsoft and other industry leaders coming together, we are hopeful of imparting AI and ML skills to a larger talent pool.”
Microsoft enables digital transformation for the era of an intelligent cloud and an intelligent edge. Its mission is to empower every person and every organization on the planet to achieve more. Microsoft set up its India operations in 1990. Today, Microsoft entities in India have over 9,000 employees, engaged in sales and marketing, research and development and customer services and support, across 11 Indian cities – Ahmedabad, Bangalore, Chennai, New Delhi, Gurugram, Noida, Hyderabad, Kochi, Kolkata, Mumbai and Pune. Microsoft offers its global cloud services from local datacenters to accelerate digital transformation across Indian start-ups, businesses, and government agencies. In 2016, Microsoft opened one of its eight Cyber Security Engagement Centers in the country, to address security needs of both public and private sectors.