Author Archives: Qasim Al Khuzaie (me@qassoom.me)

One step closer to ITIL Expert: Service Strategy Certified!

Just completed my 2nd ITIL Intermediate course provided by ThinkSmart Bahrain, paving my way to ITIL Expert and specializing in IT Service Management. What is ITIL Service Strategy all about? http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Information_Technology_Infrastructure_Library#Service_strategy The center and origin point of the ITIL Service Lifecycle, the ITIL Service Strategy (SS) volume, provides guidance on clarification and prioritization of service-provider […]

I became a Certified Ethical Hacker

After 10 days of extensive course attendance at ProCloud Bahrain and 10 other days of extensive study, I was able to get my Certified Ethical Hacker Certificate after 20 days of doing the exam. I received a mail notice on my door asking me to head to the post office to claim an mail post. […]

Accomplishment of Stanford’s Startup Engineering Online Course

After 3 months I was able to successfully accomplish Stanford’s Startup Engineering Online Course on Coursera. It was a tight, diversified and a difficult course that I tried my best at. It teaches you almost everything about startups and how they differentiate it from small businesses, where startups are also so tight and happen to happen […]

Script IT Solutions Honoring Ceremony

Well, that was a totally unexpected honoring ceremony, at least for me! I was invited to this event as a dinner guest, but then an honoring stage and certificates were arranged and a show of previous projects took place, mentioning milestones and projects that helped Script IT Solutions reach its position. I was involved with […]

My Github Profile!

Alright! Got myself a Github profile that you can check it out here! I made it mainly for my Stanford University’s Startup Engineering course. Here you go if you want to take a look at it: We’ll see what days hold for us and what projects I will work on in the future! 🙂 Cheers […]

Coursera Startup Engineering Course enrolled!

  I am now starting Coursera’s Startup Engineering course, provided by Stanford University’s Professors Balaji S. Srinivasan (balajis) and Vijay S. Pande (pande). As an introduction, they said: Welcome to Startup Engineering! This is the course we wish we’d had before beginning our careers. It’s a summarization of what we know about starting technology companies/labs […]

Starting Ahlia Linux Courses!

“Introduction to Linux OS, Implementation Using Virtual Machine Applications” was a workshop I gave in Ahlia University’s Lab 1. I was told that maybe 10 would attend, but I was surprised to see 20 students signing up for this course! The full capacity of the lab is 20, and other were rejected because the place […]

CurrencyConverter, my first Android App!

Finished an Android Programing course from ThinkSmart, funded by Tamkeen. Starting with a quick introduction to Java (reviving the knowledge of University days) what I came out of this course was an app that I made that converts certain currencies to each other. Not yet published to the market for download, my first Android app […]

ITIL Service Operation Certified!

As moving from ITIL Foundation to Intermediate level, I have just finished my ITIL Intermediate – Service Operation certification, therefore becoming an official ITIL Service Operation Practitioner! I am in the following stage What is ITIL Service Operation? http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Information_Technology_Infrastructure_Library#Service_operation Service Operation (SO) aims to provide best practice for achieving the delivery of agreed levels of […]

“How do You Choose a Senior Project” Seminar at Ahlia University

I was asked by Associate Dean of the College of IT Dr. Ebrahim Malalla to do a seminar for the IT & Engineering students of Ahlia University titled “How do You Choose a Senior Project”. I mainly concentrated on Open Source and innovation as the University wants to emphasis on the importance of entrepreneurship when […]