Start-ups in India Pay Huge Salaries to Attract Talented Data Scientists, says Report

Jigsaw Academy and Analytics Vidhya Launch the Analytics and Big Data Salary Report 2016 Unlike large companies, which pay around 9.6 lakhs, Indian startups are willing to pay over Rs.10.8 lakhs per annum to attract the best talent in the analytics industry, according to the Analytics and Big Data Salary Report 2016 by Jigsaw Academy and Analytics Vidhya. The report’s Read More…

 

Ten Ways Big Data Is Revolutionizing Supply Chain Management

Bottom line: Big data is providing supplier networks with greater data accuracy, clarity, and insights, leading to more contextual intelligence shared across supply chains. Forward-thinking manufacturers are orchestrating 80% or more of their supplier network activity outside their four walls, using big data and cloud-based technologies to get beyond the constraints of legacy Enterprise Resource Planning Read More…

 

Matchmaker, Matchmaker, Make Me A Spreadsheet

OkCupid and Dataclysm: “In the age of Big Data, the empirical has deciphered the intimate” In mid-August, couples and lonely hearts packed a Brooklyn basement to hear scientists make sense of something the crowd could not: love. It was the 11th meeting of the Empiricist League, a kind of ad-hoc, small-scale TED Talks for scientists Read More…

 

A data analysis of love – TED Talk

Great TED talk titled “The mathematics of love”, but probably should be titled “A data analysis of love”   Dr. Hannah Fry is a mathematician and complexity scientist from University College London’s Centre for Advanced Spatial Analysis. Her work revolves around exploring the patterns in human behavior and applying a mathematical perspective to tackle a Read More…

 

Government will adopt Big Data on a massive scale in 2015: Jigsaw Academy

The single most important prediction by Jigsaw Academy is that Governments will spend more on Big Data. According to Jigsaw Academy, the industry will witness several instances of predictive analytics using Big Data systems. India’s leading online school of analytics, Jigsaw Academy, has released its annual predictions for the Analytics industry for 2015. The following Read More…

 

Online Travel Agencies & Big Data Connection

Following are some of the statements made by popular online travel portals in India about the importance of big data to stay relevant in their industry. “We are piloting a project on personalization with a US-based start-up, which is focused on using users’ browsing history and buying behaviour to present a personalized offering to customer,” Sharat Read More…

 

Hadoop ‘No Longer Optional,’ Says Forrester

Forrester says economics will make Hadoop “mandatory,” predicts new roles, new software sources, and an end to skills shortage by 2015. “Hadooponomics” will make Apache’s open-source big data platform a “must have for large enterprises.” This is the first of eight predictions Forrester Research published on Tuesday in “Predictions 2015: Hadoop Will Become A Cornerstone Read More…