Data Intelligence, Business Analytics
Data is being collected everywhere around us. This data is analyzed and used to impact B2C and B2B markets in traditional and nontraditional sectors in ways we never imagined. Indeed Analytics has proven itself to be an essential tool for any organization, influencing every decision and impacting every stakeholder.
But what exactly does this big Analytics boom mean for India specifically? Well the outlook is extremely bright and here is just why:…Continue
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This week we are proud to feature another bright student of ours who, with hard work and determination, translated her dreams of being a data analyst into reality. Fully realizing the potential of analytics in India, Smriti realized that the path to rich career growth lay in obtaining the skills that were in demand in the analytics industry.…Continue
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This week we are happy to introduce and welcome our guest blogger Alastair Kane. Alastair is a freelance writer and has provided this article on behalf of Acxiom a company providing big data analytics services.In this post he talks about how Big Data can enhance Customer Experience.
What is Big Data, and why is it different from other data
As the world becomes…Continue
Added by Jigsaw Academy on May 9, 2013 at 4:24am — No Comments
Jigsaw Academy, a premier online analytics training academy has spent the last six months, visiting business schools across India, spreading awareness about analytics and the exciting and rewarding career options it opens up. They found that Business schools are only just waking up to the realization that data science and SAS skills are imperative for business graduates today.
The recent Graduate Management Admission Council® (GMAC®) Corporate Recruiters…Continue
Added by Jigsaw Academy on May 7, 2013 at 4:08am — No Comments
The IIM Bangalore course is extremely useful for anyone entering into the field of business analytics. The knowledge provided by this course is comprehensive and the brand name associated with the institute is unparalleled.
The Jigsaw Academy course, on the other hand, has a much more concentrated approach. It focuses on that 10% of analytics which you need for 90% of the work.
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I wonder, using big data and predictive analytic, can we predict the winner of x-factor or American Idols from the start of their audition performance? I think we might have a good chance to predict the winner right away.
What if we could only have the information from their first performance, what should be the variables to be used in the predictive model? Here’s from what I could think of:
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Jigsaw Academy, won the prestigious Brands Academy Award for ‘Best Upcoming Academy for Analytics Courses in Bangalore’, on April 13th, 2013 at an exclusive gala event held at the ITC Maurya, New Delhi. The award was presented to the founders Gaurav Vohra and Sarita Digumarti by Prahlad Kakkar.
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"BI is not an upgrade to the spreadsheet", "Stop trying to use spreadsheet as the BI tool" - BI vendors are frequently heard to make such comments. People may thus assume that the spreadsheet is on the decline, and feel embarrassed by their Microsoft Excel, RaqSoft esCalc, LibreOffice Calc, and OpenOffice Calc tools…Continue
Added by Jaime Fitzgerald on March 20, 2013 at 11:30am — No Comments
There are hundreds of analytics tools available in the market. These tools have varied capabilities and they range from free tools to very, very expensive ones. If you are looking to drive analytics within your organization, you will face this question – which tool should I choose for my company?
Should you go for the free and powerful R tool or should you go for the tried and tested SAS tool? When do you need to move beyond Excel?
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Added by Jigsaw Academy on February 26, 2013 at 11:33pm — No Comments
The Fiscal Times is running an excerpt from my book, Predictive Analytics, about the Obama campaign's use of uplift modeling (aka net lift or persuasion modeling).
ARTICLE: The Real Story Behind Obama's Election Victory
By Eric Siegel
Elections hang by a thinner thread than you think.
By now you probably know that Barack Obama's 2012 campaign for a second term "moneyballed" the…
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Vectorization is basically a way in which the software program is made to perform on multiple threads simultaneously. In general if a program is not vectorized (scalar implementation), it operates on each thread one by one till it completes the operation on all the threads available. Whereas Vectorizationallows the code to complete the operation on the entire set of threads in one go.
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This article was originally published in Data Science Central.
The ‘Bell curve’ or the ‘Gaussian bell curve’ is one of the fundamental concepts on which most of the statistical analysis is based. From social sciences to astronomy to financial services- most of the application of statistics in the real world relies on the assumption that the data being analysed is…Continue
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This article was originally published in Data Science Central
The ‘Bell curve’ or the ‘Gaussian bell curve’ is one of the fundamental concepts on which most of the statistical analysis is based. From social sciences to astronomy to financial services- most of the application of statistics in the real world relies on the assumption that the data…Continue
Added by Jigsaw Academy on January 9, 2013 at 12:00am — No Comments
Jigsaw Academy announced the launch of a new and improved curriculum for its flagship course: The Foundation course in Analytics Jigsaw Academy has seen a sharp increase in student enrolments from countries such…Continue
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We know that there are a large number of SaaS (software as a service) today which make all aspects of analytics much easier to execute than ever before. As the plethora of giants in this sphere increase in size ( SAS, SPSSS etc.) by acquiring smaller firms which compete in the BI space, so do the number of smaller players.
Two relatively smaller players that seem to be making an impact in the Indian Analytics space are Omniscope and Tabuleau. Tableau works on the tag – ‘Data in.…Continue
Added by Jigsaw Academy on December 23, 2012 at 2:27am — No Comments
With demand for trained analytics professionals hitting the sky, the new addition to online resources on analytics from Jigsaw Academy has come at the right time.
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