This book is really for all these novices to Data Analytics. We made sure we used simple language and easy to understand fun examples and have aimed to give you an understanding of the many aspects of data analytics.
Bangalore, India (PRWEB) September 30, 2014
Another exciting moment for Team Jigsaw. Hot on the heels of the launch of their new course ‘Analytics for Beginners’, their eBook ‘Beginners Guide to Analytics’ is now available for download on http://www.jigsawacademy.com. You can download the ebook by visiting the Free Trial section(once in the section click on Free Resources) on the website and signing up for a 15 day trial, which allows you to experience their courses and videos at no cost at all.
“As you know, we at Jigsaw are passionate about analytics and audaciously believe that in a few years every facet of our lives will be driven by analytics and that the success of any business will depend on the effectiveness and aggressiveness of its data initiatives. But in spite of all this furor there are many who still don’t understand these data related buzz words,” says Gaurav Vohra, CEO of Jigsaw Academy.
“This book is really for all these novices to Data Analytics. We made sure we used simple language and easy to understand fun examples and have aimed to give you an understanding of the many aspects of data analytics and the many popular tools and technologies used, while also explaining its application in various industries and across business functions. We also explain why Data Analytics is the hottest career of the 21st century and explore the future that’s in store for those who invest in gaining data analysis skills,” continues Gaurav.
The book, co-authored by Gaurav Vohra and Sanchita Lobo, is also a useful companion to those enrolled in Jigsaw's ‘Analytics for Beginners’ course. Here is a quick look at the topics the book covers:
What is Analytics?
- Descriptive vs Predictive
How is Analytics Used?
- Application in Industries like Retail, E-commerce, Finance, Sports and others like healthcare, education, telecom etc
- Application in business functions like Marketing, Sales, Supply chain management, HR and others like Finance, IT, Manufacturing and Strategy
Careers in Analytics
- What does a data scientist do?
- A day in the life of a data scientist
- How does one become a data scientist?
- Innate abilities
- Technical skills
- Career path in analytics
- Salaries in analytics
Popular Analytics Tools
- Paid tools
- Free tools
Future of Analytics
Introduction to Big Data
- What is Big Data?
- Where is Big Data used?
- Big Data Technologies
- Big Data specialists
Appendix- List of Analytics and Big Data Resources
About the Company
Jigsaw Academy is a Bangalore-based analytics training company that is run by analytics professionals. Their courses are designed and delivered by industry experts who have applied analytics to solve business problems in a variety of fields like retail, FMCG, financial services, telecom and health care. The instructors use their real-world experiences to teach analytical skills that are most valuable at the work place. Their flagship course called the Foundation course in analytics has been taken by thousands of students across the globe and has helped launch many careers in this new and exciting field. They have recently completed analytics training workshops in B schools across the country, including IIM Bangalore.