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Gunnvant Singh


January 9th, 2017

There has been a perception lately that for someone to make a career in analytics, one must be a programmer. I think this statement is as absurd as saying that to swim you must be a fish! We know there are other creatures out there that can swim and ...

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Neha Shitut


December 5th, 2016

SAS is one of the most extensively used programming languages in Business Analytics. As a subject matter expert, I have trained more than 500 students in the last three years. My students are mostly beginners in analytics and therefore, in SAS. The...

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lamington


November 28th, 2016

You have mastered Base SAS and are all set to appear for its Certification exam. Best of luck! Wait! Are you prepared enough though? Read on to learn 5 trivial mistakes that could tank your chances of cracking the exam! Mistake # 1: When assigni...

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Ram Sharan


November 23rd, 2016

This week we have a guest post by Manjunath Hegde, who has over a decade’s experience in Business Intelligence and working with analytics related technol...

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Gunnvant Singh


November 14th, 2016

One of the things that I have come across while browsing through the Job Descriptions of a Data Scientist on portals like Glassdoor is the seemingly overwhelming co-occurrence of Python along with R as one of the skill sets required. I have been a us...

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Vinod Raju


September 20th, 2016

Learning a database is a MUST have skill for any IT employee. The idea that, database skills is only for the meticulous DBA's (data base administrators) is a passé. The reason for this quite is simple, if observed carefully. Roughly 90% of the softw...

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Ram Sharan


September 15th, 2016

Neeraj Julka, the author of this article is a senior strategy and consulting professional with 14 years of experience, currently worki...

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Pavithrra Venkatraman


August 1st, 2016

Let’s first understand what real-time analytics is and how important it is in today’s world. The Analytics industry has seen a tremendous growth in the recent past. There is plenty of data available for analysis through channe...

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Sarita Digumarti


July 22nd, 2016

Machine Learning algorithms are increasingly being used in data science, and are able to generate better, more accurate results over more traditional statistical methods. There are two distinct schools of thought that have emerged in analytics – th...

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Sanchita Lobo


June 18th, 2016

Anand Gopal, the author of this post, is the co-founder & product head of Voiro.com, a revenue management solution for premium digital publis...

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Ram Sharan


June 8th, 2016

This week we are very excited to share a guest article shared by our Jigsaw-Bocconi EPBA (Executive Programme in Business Analytics) student Abhishek Mittal. In this article, Abhishek ...

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Ram Sharan


May 10th, 2016

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This week we have a guest author Dipa Dubhashi, who also developed our newly launched Apache Spark course. Dipa is leading the Project Management division at...

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