The BSPIN – North Chapter was launched at Bangalore on March 29 at the Philips Innovation campus, Bangalore. The launch commenced with a welcome address from Ms. Rani Malli, Director of Business Excellence and Quality Management –PIC, extending a warm welcome to the distinguished guests and audience. Rani also introduced briefly the initial core team members of BSPIN-North Chapter, who would be the torch-bearers for the Spinlet initiatives.
Mr. SK Mishra, President of BSPIN, gave an overview of BSPIN, the history, the key events and the ongoing initiatives, especially on Data and Practice Benchmarking. He also briefly touched upon various Spinlets of BSPIN.
The inauguration was marked by ‘lighting of lamp’ ceremony and official unveiling of BSPIN Brochure by Bhaskaran S, former Senior Director of Philips Healthcare, Philips Innovation Campus, Bangalore.
This was followed by Bhaskaran’s inaugural speech where he said he would like to see more practicing managers actively participate in such forums. He also observed that there should be better cooperation between bodies like SPIN, PMI and IEEE
Highlight of the event was the thought invoking speech by Mr. Ranganath Ekkundi, Group Director, ISRO Satellite Center, Bangalore. The topic of his speech was “Chandrayaana and Software