Markets are dynamic and it is not easy to cope with the flood of information that is generated everyday, considering the busy schedule everyday at SIMS. With a view of imparting consolidated business knowledge and information on a daily basis, iStations was conceptualized and initiated in December 2011 by one of our student managers Lakkshay Bussi of Batch 2011-2013 and promoted by the Director,SIMS. It aims at increasing the business knowledge and acumen of the student managers by sharing Live Business Information across all industries through different sources and innovative services within the campus.The services currently under iStations banner are iStations Live and PocketPedia and KhabriBuffalo.
iStations Live is our own customized news channel on which Live news is played. The news ranges from Live industry feeds to Live stock markets and commodity prices. The event promotions, campus news, core business concepts and daily Academics inputs is also played on it.The students get updated with the latest(Real time) market dynamics also.
PocketPedia is a one page concept that covers top 25 Industry news for last two days. It is circulated throughout the campus thrice a week on Monday,Wednesday and Friday.This free service currently has over 350 members(Students,Alumni, Staff and Faculty). The information relating to SIMS and happenings in and around the campus also comes under its banner.
KhabriBuffalo is an SMS based News service for SIMSites. Everyday KhabriBuffalo members receive two text messages on their mobile phone at around 2 pm and 7pm. These text messages have Business information feeds that are at max. 6-8 hours old.
QuizBee aims at increasing business knowledge via quiz sessions & value based discussions
on current business topics, industries ,companies ,famous personalities etc. Quizzes are also
conducted online and questions are updated on a regular basis for the quiz group.
iStations has further plans to expand and offer more innovative services in this ever-changing environment, targeted at increasing the Business knowledge of the Student Managers. The team's focus is to ensure that no news/information should escape from being shared as is rightly put across by istations' tagline..You snooze.You lose.