Artezio has announced its collaboration with the Big Data Technology Lab at Nizhny Novgorod State Technical University (NNSTU).
The first stage is targeted at extensive theoretical and practical training of Artezio leading software engineers for implementing projects using specialized technologies and tools and involving NNSTU lab specialists led by Professor Vladimir Krylov. At the second stage, the engineers who will complete the advanced training course will be involved in Big Data projects development in cooperation with the lab employees.
Dmitry Parshin, the Head of Artezio Software Development Centre in Nizhny Novgorod: “Today we have developed a training course, created an IT infrastructure, and formed a group of 20 Artezio leading engineers who will learn the Big Data fundamental principles, specific tools and technological approaches used in the development such as Machine Learning, Deep Learning, Apache Spark platform, the R and Scala languages, and others. The six-month program consists of three theoretical courses (a general course and two specialized courses) backed up with practical works and final qualification projects that are close to real tasks in terms of their complexity. After completing this training course, the specialists will be awarded a Big Data Technology Lab course certificate of NNSTU and acquire Data Scientist competence.
We assume that focus on training our leading specialists with deep knowledge in creating enterprise-wide systems on all modern platforms and wide experience in working with large volumes of data in traditional high load systems will allow us to gain the required experience in a minimal time frame and reach a high level of project implementation applying Big Data for our customers.”
Vladimir Krylov, Professor, D.Sc. (Engineering), the Head of the Big Data Technology Lab at NNSTU: “Historically, Nizhny Novgorod State Technical University and Nizhny Novgorod region as a whole have had a good theoretical base and solid potential for training technical specialists. Our joint program with Artezio is focused on training experts capable of applying practically their skills and knowledge of Big Data in IT projects and ready for implementation of such solutions in Russia and participation in foreign projects where Big Data technologies have been actively used.
Cooperation with one of the leading IT companies in the field of corporate decisions on data processing, use of the vast experience of the employees and scientific potential of the lab staff and NNSTU will allow developing the required competences shortly and entering the market of Big Data projects for a wide range of customers.”
Artezio already has experience in the development of customized solutions with the use of Big Data technologies in the field of CRM, Data Mining, DBA, and BI for clients from Russia, the USA, and Western Europe. At the start of 2016, Artezio is going to participate actively in Russian and foreign projects using the whole range of modern Big Data technologies and in 2017 take the leading positions in this IT segment.
About NNSTU (www.nntu.ru, www.nntu.nnov.ru)
NNSTU is one of the leading technical universities of Volga Federal District, the former Gorky Polytechnic Institute n.a. A. A. Zhdanov. The university focuses on training highly qualified specialists for a scientific and industrial complex of the country and Nizhny Novgorod region. It is the basic higher education institution for training specialists in the development and operation of floating nuclear power plants for “Rosatom”, State Corporation “Russian Technologies”, JSC “Ruselectronics”, JSC “United Shipbuilding Corporation”, JSC “United Aircraft Corporation”. NNSTU has been awarded a gold medal in the nomination “100 best higher education institutions of Russia”.
NNSTU at a glance:
Priority fields of science, technologies and equipment:
Basic academic departments – 13
Professional training areas – 48
Academic teaching staff – 800+ people
The number of full-time and part-time students – 13 000+ people
Established in 2000, Artezio (www.artezio.com) is an ISO 9001:2008 certified custom software development company. Over the last 15 years, Artezio has completed more than 1000 projects. Artezio custom software development services enable its clients to deploy multi-platform applications, resulting in leveraged power of modern software technologies. Some industry-leading sectors where Artezio holds a stellar track record include telecommunications, mobile platforms, financial services, healthcare, hi-tech, logistics, utilities as well as retail. Artezio provides IT services to small, medium, and large companies within the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom, Israel, Japan, Austria, Germany, Switzerland, and Russia.