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Top 9 Job Roles in the World of Data Science

New York Times considers Data Science as a “hot new field that promises to revolutionize industries from business to government, health care to academia.” However, there are a variety of different jobs and roles under the data science umbrella to choose from. Here is a comprehensive list: 1. Data Analyst Data analysts are responsible for a … Continue reading Top 9 Job Roles in the World of Data Science

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3 Ways IoT Data Is Improving Product Development

Internet of Things, popularly known as IoT, is transforming the world. We are all connected through a massive network of smartphones, computers, RFID sensors, and more. From optimizing road traffic through adaptive traffic management to radical healthcare solutions with sensors-based vitals monitors, IoT is adding value in every domain including product development. Let’s take a … Continue reading 3 Ways IoT Data Is Improving Product Development

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The Way Ahead – Opportunities for IT Professionals

The current IT landscape is in a phase of transition with strong emphasis on ‘Scale to Skill’ changes in business requirements. Hari Nair, Co-Founder, Great Learning and Director Admissions, explains why it’s time to evolve and re-skill yourself for a promising future and how you could use this layoff as an opportunity to move up in your career. … Continue reading The Way Ahead – Opportunities for IT Professionals

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Workforce Uberization in IT Companies

“With a greater influx of millennials into the workforce, all previous assumptions of what works to keep employees engaged and motivated are breaking down,” Richard Lobo, head HR, Infosys. What Lobo is referring to, is the “Uberisation of the workforce,” something that grown into a popular trend lately. It’s the paradigm shift from the conventional 9-5 … Continue reading Workforce Uberization in IT Companies

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5 Best Practices for Real-Time Analytics

Traditional analytics practices are modeled on historical data. They often work in batches, guzzling data from past events and creating meaningful information that enables businesses to make better decisions. However, a key point worth noting is that the ‘decision’ will be better the next time the event happens. For today’s businesses, this ‘next time’ is … Continue reading 5 Best Practices for Real-Time Analytics

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5 Free Resources for Every Business Analyst

The past few years have witnessed a steady democratization of data. The sheer volume of data generated by present day businesses puts the role of a Business Analyst in particular focus. Gartner holds out 2017 as ‘The year that Data and Analytics go mainstream’. This creates a strong demand pull for capable and skill ready … Continue reading 5 Free Resources for Every Business Analyst

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7 Things You Need to Know About the IT Slump

Harish Subramanian, Director, Growth & New Product Development at Great Learning recently held a webinar on ‘How To Make it Through the IT Slump on Your Own Terms’. A Kellogg alumni with vast experience in international and national corporations, Harish explains how to overcome the IT slump and come up to pace with current requirements. … Continue reading 7 Things You Need to Know About the IT Slump

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Technology in Higher Education

Read on an article published in the Business Standard, by Mohan Lakhamraju, Founder – Great Learning, to know how technology has made its way peripherally into the teaching-learning process.  Technology has massively impacted every aspect of our lives over the past 30 years. It has transformed how we work, communicate, find information, stay in touch, travel, … Continue reading Technology in Higher Education

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How to Get the Non-Technical People in Your Office Excited About Analytics

Almost every modern business today is looking to tap the power of analytics—some to gain competitive advantage, others to gain market leadership, and some others to simply avoid being obsolete. Consider these findings from a report by Salesforce, which says that as many as 90% of high performing companies feel that analytics is critical for … Continue reading How to Get the Non-Technical People in Your Office Excited About Analytics

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Top 3 Skills Companies look for before Hiring for a role in Analytics and Data Science

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