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3 IT Job Roles That Will See High Demand in 2018

Indian IT companies had a decent year regarding financial performance. As per NASSCOM, the Indian IT-BPM industry grew by 8.6% in FY17. In future, growth in this industry will be driven by automation as the adoption of new digital technologies disrupts the industry’s traditional business model. The IT Industry will remain a major net hirer … Continue reading 3 IT Job Roles That Will See High Demand in 2018

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Non-IT Professionals Learning Analytics to Save Their Career

We are pleased to share the coverage received for Great Learning in BusinessWorld (online). Read on to know what our Founder, Mohan Lakhamraju, had to say about the need for big data technologies, the challenges posed to the traditional industries as well as the opportunities created for professionals and organizations. Computing power and bandwidth coupled with … Continue reading Non-IT Professionals Learning Analytics to Save Their Career

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R vs SAS – Which Tool is Better?

The debate around data analytics tools has been going on forever. Each time a new one comes out, comparisons transpire. Although many aspects of the tool remain subjective, beginners want to know which tool is better to start with. The most popular and widely used tools for data analytics are R and SAS. Both of … Continue reading R vs SAS – Which Tool is Better?

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Top 5 Technical Skills you need to be a Data Scientist

We have evolved from randomness to patterns, serendipity to certainty, and intuition to calculation. The data explosion witnessed in the last two years and value obtained from it (successfully) by businesses is proof enough. The enablers of this change – the data scientists – thrive on discovering problems that may not even exist, on finding … Continue reading Top 5 Technical Skills you need to be a Data Scientist

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10 prominent VC-turned entrepreneurs in Asia

We are happy to share the coverage received for Mr. Mohan Lakhamraju in e27. The story profiles ten prominent VC-turned entrepreneurs in Asia. It highlights Mr. Lakhamraju’s profile at the top, talking about both his educational and entrepreneurial journey. Read on to know more: For someone who has successfully sailed through the choppy waters of … Continue reading 10 prominent VC-turned entrepreneurs in Asia

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Data Science, Analytics Gain Ground in Non-IT Sectors

We are pleased to share that Great Learning was recently featured in The Times of India, Hyderabad. The exclusive story discusses how non-IT sectors are beating IT when it comes to learning analytics in the city. It also throws light on sectors other than IT – like education, BFSI, and healthcare where analytics education is increasingly … Continue reading Data Science, Analytics Gain Ground in Non-IT Sectors

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What Data Scientists At Uber Are Doing With Your Data

Going from one place to another has never been simpler, for all you have to do is open the Uber app, type your destination, and click on “Find Ride.” That’s all. But have you ever wondered what goes on behind the scenes or the complex processes behind that simple click on the app that enables … Continue reading What Data Scientists At Uber Are Doing With Your Data

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5 Skills You Must Have to Become a Data Scientist

While you can find plenty of stuff on the internet about the skills required to become a data scientist, chances are you have already realized that getting started in data science is as hard as pulling off a 2-minute plank after being inactive for 2 years. But if you have the perseverance of a polar … Continue reading 5 Skills You Must Have to Become a Data Scientist

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Retail Retold: Breathing ‘LIFE’ into Offline Stores

The threat posed by e-commerce companies has Brick-n-Mortar (BnM) stores reeling under pressure to stay afloat. More than the range of products and discounted prices, it’s the evolution of the customer expectation that is more disconcerting.  Despite the fact that BnM stores are facing lesser footfalls than ever before, it is way too early to declare that e-commerce … Continue reading Retail Retold: Breathing ‘LIFE’ into Offline Stores

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