With the way analytics and Big Data is growing, it is always a privilege to participate in such events and talk about my passion. I wanted to highlight the role of data and how that has evolved over the last decade or so.
Bangalore, India (PRWEB) December 02, 2014
AIM, as the pioneer in international management education in Asia, is sensitive to the emerging needs in the global market. With the way data is changing the face of business everywhere, they are sensitive to the need for skilled manpower in analytics and sophisticated technology in order to remain competitive in a digitally charged future. This InsideMBA and analytics forum sessions are their effort to introduce AIM’s MBA program to prospective MBA candidates. spread awareness of the critical need for everyone to be data savvy, as well as share insights as to how organizations can realize the full value of their data and what they can do to begin preparing for a vastly different business environment.
In the month of November, the SyCip School conducted the InsideMBA and Analytics Forum in 3 key cities: New Delhi, Mumbai and Bangalore. The events featured talks on “Analytics and the Future of Business” by Mr. Gaurav Vohra, CEO of Jigsaw Academy, and Professor Purba Rao, PhD, author of the book "Business Analytics, an Application Focus." The two experts were cited among the 10 Most Prominent Analytics Academicians in India by the Analytics India Magazine last August 28, 2014. The forum was moderated by Professor Matthew Escobido.
Gaurav's talk focused on examples of analytics applications. " With the way analytics and Big Data is growing, it is always a privilege to participate in such events and talk about my passion. I wanted to highlight the role of data and how that has evolved over the last decade or so. The sources of data have increased exponentially and conventional analytics is unable to deal with all of this information and that's where Big data comes in. I covered a case study on application of big data in business as well." says Gaurav Vohra. This then led into the career section where he discussed the various kinds of opportunities in the field currently. It ended with a general Q&A session.
Gaurav has over 10 years of experience in the field of analytics and has worked across multiple verticals including financial services, retail, FMCG, telecom, pharmaceuticals and leisure industries. He started his career in analytics with Capital One and over the last decade has worked with clients such as JC Penney, Gap, Wal-mart, IRI, 7-11, IMS health and ICICI Lombard. With an economics undergraduate degree from DU and an MBA from IIM Bangalore Gaurav has been in the analytics industry from its initial days. Four years ago Gaurav Vohra along with Sarita Digumarti founded Jigsaw Academy, The Online School of Analytics.
ABOUT JIGSAW ACADEMY
The Online School of Big Data & Analytics
Jigsaw Academy offers courses in big data and data analytics at the beginner, intermediate, and advanced levels, as well as specialized courses for specific sectors. Their founders have over 20 years of combined experience in consulting and analytics across multiple industry verticals, having worked for Fortune 500 companies both in India and the United States.
Jigsaw Academy trains professionals from all over the world in data mining, data science, and predictive analytics, equipping them with the data analytics skills that are in demand in today’s workplace. In the last 4 years, they have trained over 10,000 students across 20+ countries in the most widely used data analytics tools through the Jigsaw Lab, a cloud based virtual platform that is accessible to students 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
Our vision of offering an industry-relevant curriculum has led to innovative partnerships with leading academic institutions such as Great Lakes Institute of Management in Chennai, and the Indian Institute of Management in Bangalore. Their award winning courses are well recognized in the industry and Jigsaw is the approved analytics training partner for many large organizations including Accenture, Infosys, and Genpact.