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Why You Too (and U2!) Must Embrace Learning For Life

You think getting an early MBA sets you on the path to success? Think again. It is no longer a viable way to make an entry into the job market. The skills that you acquire in college, may possibly becomes obsolete (and probably even irrelevant) in about 5-10 years. But don’t sweat (and definitely don’t … Continue reading Why You Too (and U2!) Must Embrace Learning For Life

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Great Lakes’ PGP-BABI Provides the Ultimate Flexibility to Pursue Business Analytics

Great Lakes’ Post-Graduate Program in Business Analytics and Business Intelligence (PGP-BABI) offers 4 flexibility options to professionals when it comes to enabling and facilitating learning for life. Without much ado, here they are: Flexibility to make up for missed sessions –We understand that learning along with professionals and personal commitments can be incredibly hard. That’s … Continue reading Great Lakes’ PGP-BABI Provides the Ultimate Flexibility to Pursue Business Analytics

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5 Qualities of a Product Manager

One of the most sought-after roles in the industry is that of a Product Manager. Not only does it combine various functions but also packs great potential for growth into higher leadership positions. Forbes states that “The role sits at the intersection of business, technology, and design, combining strategy, marketing, leadership, and other skills with … Continue reading 5 Qualities of a Product Manager

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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 Uberization 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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