Bhutan SELISIANs in Dhaka

In the spirit of cross-cultural collaboration, Sonam Choden, Sonam Dema, Kishor Kumar Mongar, Sushmita Rai and Tek Nath Acharya from Bhutan recently embarked on a journey to the bustling city of Dhaka. The purpose of their visit was twofold: to engage in comprehensive training and workshops at the Dhaka office and to explore the vibrant culture of Bangladesh. One of the key training sessions that the Bhutan employees participated in was a Product Management Workshop. This workshop provided them with valuable insights into the intricacies of product development, including market research, product strategy, and effective project management techniques. By delving into case studies and engaging in interactive discussions, the employees gained a deeper understanding of how to bring innovative and successful products to market.

Understanding customer needs and translating them into actionable requirements is a crucial aspect of software development. To strengthen their skills in this area, the employees attended a Requirement Elicitation Workshop. Through practical exercises and real-world scenarios, they learned techniques for effectively gathering, analyzing, and documenting requirements. This workshop equipped them with the tools to bridge the gap between stakeholders and development teams, ensuring the successful execution of projects.

To broaden their technical expertise and enhance their overall skill set, the employees also participated in a rigorous Total Experience (TX) Boot Camp. This comprehensive training program focused on various aspects of software development, including user experience (UX) design, usability testing, and customer-centric product development. Through a combination of theory and hands-on exercises, the employees gained valuable insights into creating intuitive and engaging user experiences.

As the demand for web development continues to rise, proficiency in content management systems becomes increasingly valuable. The Bhutan employees attended a comprehensive workshop dedicated to content management tools and programming, gaining hands-on experience in building dynamic websites and understanding the underlying principles of web design. Armed with these skills, they now have the ability to create engaging online experiences and contribute to web development projects effectively.

In today’s rapidly evolving technological landscape, DevOps practices are essential for ensuring efficient software deployment and maintenance. The employees participated in a workshop that focused on DevOps hosting and maintenance, learning about infrastructure provisioning, continuous integration, and automated deployment pipelines. This training equipped them with the knowledge to streamline development processes and enhance overall software delivery.

While the primary focus of the visit was professional development, the Bhutan employees also took the opportunity to bond with colleagues from Dhaka, and immerse themselves in Dhaka’s cultural tapestry. They indulged in moments of leisure, including shopping and eating out with their colleagues, go-karting, playing paintball, savoring the flavors of local cuisine, and even mustering the courage to try spicy fuchka—a popular street food delicacy. Additionally, they visited the Bangabandhu Military Museum, a place that chronicles the history and sacrifices of Bangladesh’s armed forces, further enriching their understanding of the country’s heritage.