Expertech is a monthly tech meetup series organized by ATL Group to bring IT minds together. The goal of this meetup series is a commitment to the development of the local IT ecosystem by providing a great networking opportunity for professionals, students, and IT enthusiasts together to discuss & develop freshly generated ideas.
ATL Tech, Azerbaijan
ADA University, Azerbaijan
E-Gov Development Center, Azerbaijan
ATL Tech, Azerbaijan
EPAM Systems, Poland
ATL Tech, Azerbaijan
Expedia Group, USA
Amazon Alexa, Germany
Pasha Bank, Azerbaijan
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Expertech's 16th meetup was all about the current trends in the Fintech industry. Our guest speaker Mr.Orujov, COO at PASHA Bank, shared his thoughts on challenges and opportunities of the industry, answered the questions of participants based on his rich experience and discussed his ideas with Mr.Vurghun Hajiyev.
Interested in building your own product or growing your business idea? Then Expertech's 14th meet-up was exactly for you! Mr.Hajiyev discussed the details of the topic and attendees asked all of their questions during the talk on Zoom with Emin Sharifov from Silicon Valley. Many fresh new ideas and trends were exchanged and everyone had a take from the meeting for future discussions and realization.
COVID-19 is not a reason to stop us from spending time together and learning about how to start or join ”Open Source” projects! ⠀ Open Source software is a software with source code that anyone can inspect, modify, and enhance. Our hosts from Silicon Valley – Vurghun Hajiyev and Sako Mammadov discussed the topic with the guest speaker Kamran Ahmad who currently is based in UAE. As a founder of a developer-roadmap project with 100k stars, Mr.Ahmad shared his how to build large-scale community experiences.
We are continuing with our online meet-ups and the next one was all out start-ups and providing your business with the right ERP system. Jumshud and Nurlan, founders of ERPGO, share their experience on open ERP, using it effectively and growing continuously. Showing real-life examples and explaining all the procedures and decision making process step by step helped the listeners learn the reasons behind every action, both technically and theoretically.
COVID-19 did not stop us from meeting up! The 11th Expertech was held online on Zoom with more than 65 attendees and our guest speaker, Shahriyar Mammadov who has lived in 6 countries for more than 10 years. This meet-up was again full of experience shared, Shahriyar's real-life examples, personal and professional details about moving out from Azerbaijan, and start working in a foreign country and an interactive Q&A session.
Today, the amount of data that is generated, by both humans and machines, far outpaces humans' ability to absorb, interpret, and make complex decisions based on that data. Artificial intelligence forms the basis for all computer learning and is the future of all complex decision making. And this is why our 10th guest, Mr.Jafarov was keen to share his experience with over 75 participants, including “the loyals” of our meetup series. While the real-life examples were especially appreciated thought those 2 hours, the future of AI and its usage was discussed even during the coffee and food break.
New year – new Expertech meetup! The first event of the year was held by Mr.Vurgun Hajiyev again at ADA University, this time with Mr.Alekberli in the guest chair. While the guest was in the government sector, he did not only give broad info about the methodology and systems used to ease the lives of the public but also about the opportunities in the private sector, as well as the correlation between these two parties. By students and professionals – the infinite amount of questions were asked and answered by both the guest and our host. An engaging topic and good coffee = a successful and productive meetup!
A mixture of rich experiences at Google, Cisco, and ATL Tech, combined with questions asked by knowledge-hungry students and startup owners – last Expertech of 2019 was successfully held at ATU. Both Mr.Guliyev and Mr.Yagubov pointed out the highlights of both practical and theoretical sides of the topic, meanwhile our host, Mr.Hajiyev shared the worldwide trends and asked on the dot questions for all parties’ interest.
Experience, knowledge and a good sense of humor – these were what the 7th Expertech was all about. This time the questions were addressed by bright young entrepreneurs and experienced professionals, to our guest speaker Mr.Jamal. With the help of Vurgun Hajiyev not only the meetup lasted interestingly until the final minute, but also many potential startup ideas and concerns were exchanged, a productive networking opportunity was provided. This was the first Expertech meetup held at ADA University, but surely, it was not going to be the last one…
Holding its biggest meetup so far, compared to previous ones, the 6th Expertech meetup had more young (mainly students) participants. Mr. Alakbar Valiyev and Kamal Zeynalli had an interactive information exchange with attendees and present the opportunity to students for networking thanks to extended Q&A session and coffee break. With over 85 participants, Expertech made it to universities and, surely, there was more to come.
Mr.Vurgun Hajiyev, our loved-by-all host is back to Expertech again! According to the leaders of the most successful SaaS companies, the key determinant of success is Multi-Tenancy and of course, our 5th meetup with Mr.Malikov as a speaker was on this topic. During the event, both the attendees and the speaker touched other significant points standing to the experience, while maintaining the maximum level of interaction and a fruitful networking hour.
Gathering the tech-minds together, Expertech held its 4th meetup of the series in July, focusing on a different, but a cover-it-all topic. Highlighting the main opportunities and challenges for the use of emerging technologies, and in particular, emerging digital technologies in the public sector, our guest speaker Bahruz Garamammadov shared his international experience and rich knowledge with more than 50 guests. This event especially had familiar faces from previous Expertech meetups and we cannot wait to see them every time!
The number of organizations and enterprises using cloud technology has increased, Mr.Mirzayev, our guest speaker of June discussed the technicality and application of this technology in Azerbaijan. With the questions of our post-speaker, current-host Rashad Farajullayev, both the participants and the guest enjoyed the productive and compelling evening and of course, delicious coffee break!
Continuing with Digital Transformation series, on May 2019, Expertech hold its second meetup focusing on Microsoft’s strategy on the process. Through an interactive discussion, our guest, Mr.Mirzayev explained the purpose of digital transformation and how it simply helps your organization find new ways of generating value. And the bingo of the event – great food, desserts and coffee!
We launched the Expertech series with its first meetup at Innoland with more than 60 participants, including both tech and financial professionals. Focusing on the changing dynamics caused by the conversion of products and services into digital goods, new customer demands and changing regulation to govern the competitive landscape, Digital Transformation in Financial Services was discussed with our host Vurgun Hajiyev and his guest speaker, Rashad Farajullayev.
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