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Rana S Gautam commented on Data Geek's blog post 22 easy-to-fix worst mistakes for data scientists
"This is a good article. I will agree with most of them but not with all of them. The magi of information is that it is able to bring out the uncertainty and address it. It is dynamic and changing. So there s a constant shift happening. So long the…"
Sep 7, 2015
Rana S Gautam commented on Sean McClure's blog post The Only Skill you Should be Concerned With
"Good article. We need to appreciate knowledge is a complex and fluid mix id facts, feelings and experience."
Jan 17, 2015
Rana S Gautam commented on Jeevan Kumar R's blog post Understanding Linear Regression
"Totally agree. Fitting a regression is easy. To determine how well the data fits the model is real challenge. Important point made."
Jan 10, 2015
Rana S Gautam commented on Vincent Granville's blog post Is Big Data the Single Biggest Threat To Your Job
"What is important information or insight and knowledge. If latter it is out of domain or machine. World or business is seeking insight and not information."
Jan 10, 2015
Rana S Gautam commented on Vincent Granville's blog post Life Cycle of Data Science Projects
"How to judge how much historic data is required."
Aug 4, 2014

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Short Bio
I bring with me close to 20 years of experience in Predictive Analytics, Informatics, Visualization and Consulting. Backed by ability to see across multiple domain areas and connect disparate pieces to come up with new ideas. I bring in creativity to solve practical business problems. While I started my career as research assistant undertaking Qualitative Research, in recent past lot of my work has been in the area of Explanatory Research and Predictive Analytics. Bulk of my work has been in the Banking and Financial Services spanning over Retail, Cards and Trade Operations.

Core Competencies
• Strategic Thinking: I am able to influence strategic direction of business by identifying opportunities in large, rich data sets and creating and implementing data driven strategies that enable business meet its strategic objectives
• Analytics: Use R to identify trends and relationship between different pieces of data, draw appropriate conclusions and translate analytical findings into drivers of business value.
• Six Sigma: Develop measures and measurement systems that help access and analysis data that drive business value.
• Stakeholder Management: Capable of turning dry analysis into exiting stories that influence direction of business. Communicate with diverse teams to take projects from start to finish.
• Statistical Techniques for Data Mining and Business Analytic from ISI Mumbai
• Six Sigma Black Belt from ISI Mumbai
• B.Com
• ICWA Inter in Cost Accounts from Institute of Cost & Work Accounts

• R, Minitab, Rapid Miner, SQL, Access, Excel, Business Objects, Crystal Report
My Web Site Or LinkedIn Profile
Field of Expertise
Analytics, Visualization, BI, Other
Professional Status
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How did you find out about DataScienceCentral?
Finding a new position, New venture
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