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Hot technologies of 2018

Everyone is talking about Big data analytics, Machine Learning and Artificial intelligence these days, but what makes them special? Why are they suddenly hyped up? The following quick snippets attempt to explain their significance. Big data analytics The concept is... Continue Reading →

Three stages of data science career

Data science, today, is the most preferred career jump for students and professionals with backgrounds in both business and IT. It is the key to many successful careers within business consulting, management consulting, entrepreneurship, research and academia. Data science leverages... Continue Reading →

Importance of blockchain in the era of Artificial intelligence

As we move towards the era of artificial intelligence, data has become the new oil, and data ownership is becoming a huge concern. Blockchain is the technology that can potentially solve this problem, as it can truly democratise data, making it... Continue Reading →

Real world challenges of a data scientist

The demand for data scientists is increasing, as more and more companies are looking to hire data scientists with the hope that they will create magic by leveraging data. With rising expectations, data scientists are under immense pressure. Managing the expectations... Continue Reading →

Data science and Data engineering – two sides of the same coin

The skills of data scientists and data engineers may overlap to some extent, but the roles are quite distinct. Data scientists focus on effectively analysing data to identify patterns, derive insights and define potentially useful data products, while data engineers... Continue Reading →

The clever Robo-advisors

Would you trust your investment decisions on an algorithm that may or may not know you well enough? As machines are getting intelligent and smarter, they are encroaching the areas like personalized financial advisory and investment recommendations. This area has... Continue Reading →

The main pillars of data science

The key pillars of data science include data engineering, data analytics and data visualization. Here is a short introduction of each of these pillars: Data Engineering - It is about building a sound data foundation. It involves acquiring the right... Continue Reading →

The evolving role of Chief Data Officer

As we see organizations introducing the chief data officer's role, the responsibilities of this role are quickly evolving, or getting defined and redefined. The role of CDO is NOT about improving the existing business using data. This is already being... Continue Reading →

Data Science – Where business intelligence meets artificial intelligence..

Data science is evolving as a separate academic branch and is gaining huge traction in the world of business and economics, mainly because of new technological advancements in the field of processing and interpretation of data. As huge volumes of... Continue Reading →

Building the next generation global companies

Technology has kept evolving in a manner that is hard to predict. Back in 1970s, when everyone thought of flying cars as the next logical evolution, the world instead witnessed supercomputers that changed the way we remember and communicate information.... Continue Reading →

An energy packed 48 hours at the first Hackathon by Startupbootcamp FinTech Mumbai

Author - Jalak Rawal & Sweta Shetty (Startupbootcamp Mumbai)... The last weekend was literally a dopamine rush as coders, designers and solution developers hacked their way through the 48 hours at Startupbootcamp Fintech’s first Hackathon in Mumbai from 6th -... Continue Reading →

The era of data driven economy

The digital economy is quickly getting converted into a data driven economy. The past decade has seen a surge of disrupting internet startups, and the main weapon of these disruptors has been "data". The disruptors in the financial services sector... Continue Reading →

GreyAtom – The new face of education

The technology space around us is changing rapidly, and as the industry tries to catch up with these changes, the question that pops up every time in our minds is that of our education system. Most of our education system... Continue Reading →

Building great data products

Dr. DJ Patil, first U.S. Chief Data Scientist in President Obama's ministry, was in Mumbai this week to address the data enthusiasts at DataGiri meetup in Mumbai, India. Talking about building great data products and startup ideas, DJ Patil asked entrepreneurs to... Continue Reading →

Building data driven organizations

As companies are trying to become data driven organizations, the corporate leadership is struggling to understand the road map to achieve this goal. Mr Bhupesh Daheria, the CEO of Aegis school of data science moderated a panel discussion during the data... Continue Reading →

Preparing students for the next big wave

Data science professionals are currently in huge demand. The role of a data scientist did not exist a few years back, and many technologies that are used in data science did not exist either, in their current form. Hence there... Continue Reading →

The era of Artificial Intelligence..

Vishal Dhupar, NVIDIA's managing director in South Asia believes that we are about to enter a new era of artificial intelligence. He was speaking at the data science congress 2017 event in Mumbai, India. During his key note to the audience... Continue Reading →

“the only way to understand customers in eCommerce industry is through data”

As Dr. Ravi Vijayaraghavan, Vice President and Head of Analytics at Flipkart stated that "the only way to understand customers in eCommerce industry is through data". He was speaking at the data science congress 2017 event held in Mumbai, India.... Continue Reading →

Data Science in algorithmic trading

Algorithmic trading is the process of using computers for trading.  The speed and frequency that is possible through algorithmic trading cannot be matched by humans. But this kind of black box trading can make investors nervous, especially when large amounts... Continue Reading →

Data Science evangelists

Kunal Jain, founder and CEO of Analytics Vidhya, was present at the data science congress event 2017 that was held in Mumbai, India. He was moderating the panel discussion on the topic - data science in banking, financial services and... Continue Reading →

“Born to break Samosa and Potato approach of traditional universities”

Bhupesh Daheria, CEO, Aegis School of Data Science has almost attained a celebrity status within the data science fraternity after conceptualizing and organizing the largest data science event that was ever witnessed in India. Data Science Congress 2017 event -... Continue Reading →

Visualizing data for Insights

In the recent few years, rapid advancements in BIG data technologies have been associated with complementary advancements in data visualization techniques. Several eminent speakers at the recent data science congress summit 2017 in Mumbai, India, spoke about the power of... Continue Reading →

Who is a data scientist?

When Harvard Business Review called it "The Sexiest Job of the 21st Century", the term "data scientist" became a buzzword. Dr. Usama M. Fayyad, a veteran data scientist and probably the first person to ever hold the title of Chief... Continue Reading →

Data Science for better Governance and Society reforms

The term data science generally gets associated with academia, research, education and its implementations at high end technology companies like Google, Amazon, Netflix, LinkedIn etc. In reality, that is only one of the many facets of data science, and its... Continue Reading →

Creating future data scientists

Dr Abhijit Gangopadhyay, the dean of Aegis school of business, data science and telecommunication, is one of the key visionaries who conceptualized and organized the largest event in data science ever witnessed in India. The Data Science Congress summit was held on... Continue Reading →

“India can’t afford to miss this bus!!”

In his inaugural message to the audience at the Data Science Congress summit 2017, the largest data science event ever witnessed in India, Mr Y. S. Chowdary, Minister of State for Science and Technology & Earth Sciences, gave a clear indication of... Continue Reading →

The art of problem solving

Solving a problem requires expertise, knowledge and skills in a specific field. Although this sounds like a fair statement, there are new techniques for solving problem, that do not necessarily rely as much on the expertise, knowledge and skills of... Continue Reading →

The Agile Business

An agile business is characterized by its ability to quickly respond and adapt to the changes happening around the world. Agility is not a tool, framework or methodology, its a culture based on solid principles. To be able to survive... Continue Reading →

Data science – What is the hype about?

Extracting knowledge or insights from data has suddenly become the new trend. Everyone is talking about the potential of data science in all aspects of life. Universities are gearing up to introduce new curriculum and degrees related to data science,... Continue Reading →

Building the entrepreneurs of the future

Over 1.5 million engineers are graduating every year in India, more than US and China combined. However, jobs are not getting created at the same pace. Until now, studying engineering had been equivalent to securing a job. But not any... Continue Reading →

The science of Brand Management

As companies expand, they need to adopt newer methods of management. While companies are busy with the revenue and profit margin targets, they are extremely susceptible to the risk of loosing their identity, the very essence of their existence. Each... Continue Reading →

Make in India

Emerging markets have a very obvious competitive advantage - which is low cost labor. But this advantage is hedged by other factors that add on to the costs. Especially in countries like India, despite of the obvious advantage of low... Continue Reading →

Hi-Tech security startups in India

India is a young country. It is said that over half of the population under 25 years.. What does that mean to us? loads of opportunities with risks!! On one hand, its a lot of young energy coming handy at... Continue Reading →

The Species from the ancient earth

Nature is a collective accumulation of assets created by all the species that share the planet. Although most of the species can communicate among themselves, the problem is that they lack the capability to communicate with other species. Communication builds... Continue Reading →

The Next Revolution

Machines have been helping humans in almost all aspects of life since quite a number of years. It started with machines replacing the human muscles, and we have already seen the results. Now they are replacing the human brain, and... Continue Reading →

The New Age Organizations

Humans have a tendency to collaborate and work, one of the reasons why we survived through the history, and became the dominant species of the world. This collaboration has resulted into very big and powerful organizations that have dominated the... Continue Reading →

India’s exponential economic growth

Its been quite sometime that we have all been hearing India's growth story, and that India is going to be the next China. There are strong reasons to support the prophecy, but it would be totally wrong to say that there... Continue Reading →

Voter’s Intelligence

One of the main objectives of democracy is to safeguard the interests of the people that form the society. The problem is when people don't realize what is in their own interest. The problem is when their long term interests... Continue Reading →

Future of Analytics

Humans have always demonstrated strong ability to analyze issues, and form expert opinions. And with internet at their fingertips, no topic is out of reach. The only problem is, most often than not, the opinions of various experts don't match.... Continue Reading →

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