Baran is a Business Analyst at Cognizant Consulting in Norway. He is a BI Norwegian Business School graduate and has been assigned Product Owner of a project to build a website for internal orders.
Baran started as a Business Analyst at Cognizant Consulting in Norway September 2021. He is part of Cognizant's 18-month long Graduate Program. He holds a Master of Science in Business Analytics and Bachelor of Science in Business & Economics from BI Norwegian Business School.
1. Why did you choose to join Cognizant Consulting as a Graduate Analyst?
One of the main reasons is that I wanted to become a part of an innovative and global company, helping market-leading clients to solve digital challenges. In addition, I get the chance to be a part of an entrepreneurial, multicultural & learning-focused environment. In Cognizant, I am in a diverse environment where my daily work consists of global collaborations across industries and professions.
2. What are some exciting tasks you've been working on during your first two months at Cognizant Consulting?
I have had the opportunity to work on a project where Cognizant was engaged to optimize a process for a client, by implementing a new digital system that would increase the efficiency and reduce costs. Currently, I am assigned to a new project as a Product Owner to build a website for internal orders.
3. What are three books you'd recommend to someone starting in a consulting career?
1. Elon Musk: Tesla, SpaceX, and the Quest for a Fantastic Future: Great book if you are into technology & entrepreneurship. Higly recommended!
2. Find Your Why: A Practical Guide for Discovering Purpose for You and Your Team: Many of you are going into your first full time job after your studies. You will be working in teams and make decisions that would effect your career and organizations. This book will introduce simple steps to secure success.
3. Principles by Ray Dailo: A man with a lot of wisdom and experience. He introduces his practical lessons. A lot of insight that you could benefit of.
If you were a superhero, what would your power be?
Teleportation. Would love to help people where it is needed, independent of location.