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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Analytic Edge is a provider of high impact business solutions leveraging advanced analytics and technology. Headquartered in Bangalore, India, it is the brainchild of Santosh Nair. With over 12 years of experience in statistical modeling and advanced analytics consulting, Santosh and his team bring a refreshing and dynamic approach to their business. By integrating myriad sources and applying cutting edge…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
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One of the most popular application of predictive analytics is optimization of marketing campaign management. I've implemented it several times for clients in four different industries and here is my solution.
Introduction to campaign management
Marketing departments are usually responsible for management the marketing campaigns. Campaigns always have some triggers - may be planned, triggered by customer events and various alerts. Campaigns are run for a…Continue
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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
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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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Added by Jigsaw Academy on May 3, 2013 at 12:58am — No Comments
By now you are probably familiar with the business value analytics can provide in a myriad of business contexts. If not, you’ll want to read The Value of Business Analytics by Evan Stubbs as it’s one of my favorite analytics books for the business community.
One opportunity that cuts…Continue
Added by Mike Kennedy on May 2, 2013 at 10:30am — No Comments
Many of Jigsaw’s students join our various courses because they can hear the rising crescendo within the analytics industry. They yearn to be a part of this challenging and exciting career, one that is fast paced, has rich monetary returns and can fast track your career path. For those of you out there, who also have such dreams, are you skeptical and nervous because you have no previous experience in analytics? Well, be reassured, many have walked a similar path. Having no previous…Continue
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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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In February this year, Kate Crawford, principal researcher at Microsoft Research New England, delivered a talk at the Strata Conference, entitled Algorithmic Illusions: Hidden Biases of Big Data. Her talk focused on the subjectivity of…Continue
It's one of the integration problems that most of the big palyers in the industry have pretty much left untouched, Anyone working in the data integration / data warehousing industy understands that when you build a data warehouse, you have to create these complex pre-ETL source mappings before the ETL developers start work. The way most organizations do this is with spreadsheets. Every organization has an exorbitant amount of spreadsheets that they use to document this stuff. Once…Continue
This has been an exciting week at Jigsaw Academy. As we began to wind up another successful analytics training course, our 42nd so far and began gearing up for the 43rd, beginning later this month, we also launched a new placement initiative.
Jigsaw Academy is proud to be one of the pioneers in analytics training, not only in India,…Continue
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Who benefits by predicting your behavior? Organizations do—companies, governments, hospitals, and political campaigns. They employ predictive analytics, technology that learns from data to render per-person predictions, one individual at a time.
People have been struck by the final words in the title of my new book on this subject, Predictive Analytics: The Power to Predict Who Will Click, Buy, Lie, or Die (…
Added by Eric Siegel on April 4, 2013 at 1:53pm — No Comments
The common analytics in retail industry include analysis for finance, market, commodities, customers, vendors, and salesman. The retail data analytics gives a summary on top performers, bottom performers, key value items, sales performance, forecasting, trend and seasonality. Retailers need to make strategies based on the result of data…Continue
Added by Jim King on March 25, 2013 at 2:59am — No Comments
McKinsey India estimates that the country needs at least 150,000 new data wizards to come to grips with Big Data. McKinsey Global estimated the US itself had a shortage of between 140,000 and 190,000 people with deep data analysis skills and another 1.5 million managers, which was hampering its Big Data projects.
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Joel Schectman at the Wall Street Journal wrote about a story broken in my new book, Predictive Analytics: The Power to Predict Who Will Click, Buy, Lie, or Die.
Wall Street Journal Article:
Book: HP Piloted Program to Predict Which Workers Would Quit
Joel Schectman, Wall Street Journal
Hewlett Packard Co. tested a predictive scoring system that attempted…Continue
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Predictive Analytics: GET THE BOOK AND RECEIVE FREE ONLINE TRAINING
April 3rd is "Predictive Analytics" Day - not the science, the book! To build awareness of Eric Siegel's new, acclaimed book, "Predictive Analytics: The Power to Predict Who Will Click, Buy, Lie, or Die" (published by Wiley Feb. 19), we're providing an offer ya can't refuse.
ORDER THE BOOK ON APRIL 3 VIA AMAZON (under $15) FOR:
1. Free access to the first of four modules of the…Continue
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