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Top 5 Examples of How HR Professionals Are Using Analytics to Solve Problems

Hired to deliver on human resources, minimize time to hire, find the best PO (Person-Organization) and PJ (Person-Job) fits for their organization, performance reviews, grievances, and basically handle everything from their onboarding to their departure – HR is a part of an employee’s entire journey in an organization. Advanced analytics is now paving way for … Continue reading Top 5 Examples of How HR Professionals Are Using Analytics to Solve Problems

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5 Examples of How Sales Professionals are Using Analytics to Solve Their Problems

Sales is the bread and butter of an organization. All functions are directly or indirectly working towards giving enough condiments to the sales team to further their cause. Unfortunately, it is also one department that is all black and white. Meet or exceed the target and you have spelled SUCCESS in bold letters. Fall short … Continue reading 5 Examples of How Sales Professionals are Using Analytics to Solve Their Problems

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Big Data Analytics is Transforming the Construction Industry

One would assume the construction domain to be one of the last domains to open their doors to analytics. In fact, the mention of analytics and Construction/Civil Engineering together was discomforting like comparing apples to oranges. According to Forbes, “Number crunching has always been a big part of construction – a commonly heard phrase is … Continue reading Big Data Analytics is Transforming the Construction Industry

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5 Examples of How Retail Professionals are Using Analytics to Solve Their Problems

Whether you had to buy a new dress or go to a kairana (departmental store), your shopping experience was not very different. Retail was the last domain one could have imagined changing drastically, but in came business analytics, and out went the archaic norms that once dominated retail. From labor forecasting, transportation costs, influencing in-store … Continue reading 5 Examples of How Retail Professionals are Using Analytics to Solve Their Problems

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Rapid Questions, Blazing Answers: LoveKush Singhania, PGP-BABI Alumnus

Your Background: I have a BE in Computer Science and worked as a QA Engineer in TCS for approximately 8 years before moving to an analytics role at IQVIA. Why Learn Analytics: I had reached a stagnation point in my role as a QA Engineer; the role was neither challenging nor engaging. That’s when I … Continue reading Rapid Questions, Blazing Answers: LoveKush Singhania, PGP-BABI Alumnus

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Analytics Will Give You the Perfect Opportunity to Switch Domains: Pranav Mohan, PGP-BABI Alumnus

I am working as a Business Analyst at Genpact. I was initially hired for the implementation of processes in Oracle database since my experience at Cognizant was that of a PLSQL developer (Oracle). But Genpact put me in the capacity of a Business Analyst when they heard that I was pursuing Great Lakes PG Program … Continue reading Analytics Will Give You the Perfect Opportunity to Switch Domains: Pranav Mohan, PGP-BABI Alumnus

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Top 5 Examples of How Supply Chain is Using Analytics to Solve Its Problems

Supply Chain is tricky business. One missing entity or a lack of synchronization can break the entire chain and mean millions in losses for a company. However, the use of analytics in supply chain is resolving several pain points in supply chain management at the strategic, operational, and tactical levels. According to Capgemini Analytics, “Supply … Continue reading Top 5 Examples of How Supply Chain is Using Analytics to Solve Its Problems

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Rapid Fire with Great Lakes PGP-BABI Alumnus Gajalakshmi Balasubramanian

Your Background? I had a good 7.5 years of experience in IT before I got a business analytics role. I was always interested in client-facing roles and knowing the business side of things. I applied to Great Lakes’ PG Program in Business Analytics in 2016. I switched my job in-between to a product company while … Continue reading Rapid Fire with Great Lakes PGP-BABI Alumnus Gajalakshmi Balasubramanian

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Top 5 Examples of How Marketing is Using Analytics to Solve Its Problems

Whether it is a pin or a plane that you are trying to sell, the onus for the success of a product, service, or consultation is on the marketing team. Marketing is one of the most important functions in any organizations. The lynchpin of all aspects of business, marketing has seen a drastic change in … Continue reading Top 5 Examples of How Marketing is Using Analytics to Solve Its Problems

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