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Salary Trends for analytics and big data jobs in the Indian Job Market

With companies now realizing that Analytics & Big Data are the key drivers for their organizations growth, the demand for data  scientists has risen phenomenally. From understanding consumer behaviour, to predicting market trends, even right down to product features, many business decisions today are driven by Data Analytics. The Analytics and Big Data sector has seen a consistent growth in the last five years and is expected to further grow at a  CAGR of 33.2% and  26.4% respectively,…See More
Mar 2, 2016
Tahsin Ifnoor Sayeed liked Gaurav Vohra's blog post How do I become a data scientist?
Dec 23, 2015
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Using Analytics to Solve the Problem of Employability

A warm welcome to our guest blogger- Arun Prabhu, Founder and CEO of inTouch Analytics. inTouch analytics delivers ‘everyday analytics’ to clients in India, United States and Europe while focusing on leveraging customer and employee relationships to deliver business value. Their forte being Talent Analytics (among other things), Arun interestingly outlines how they took on the challenge of modeling the problem of employability. Read the full…See More
Feb 17, 2014
Gaurav Vohra posted a blog post

A Date with a Data Scientist

Interview with Kathirmani Sukumar, a Data Analyst at Gramener, a successful Niche Analytics Company. Kathirmani was happy to share his story and I am sure that this interview reproduced below will be very useful for all of you considering a career in data analytics. Kathirmani shares some how he became interested in analytics, some useful insights about the industry and most interesting of all, he takes us through a typical day in his…See More
Jan 22, 2014
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Jigsaw Academy Announces Predictions for the Analytics Industry in 2014

Originally posted on PR Web. Analytics and big data have influenced every aspect of business in both, traditional and non-traditional sectors across the world this year. While everyone waits to see if data analytics will continue to dominate business news, Jigsaw Academy, a world reputed analytics training academy announces their predictions for the industry in 2014. Read the full…See More
Jan 6, 2014
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Analytics and the Indian Market- Good things ahead

Data is being collected everywhere around us. This data is analyzed and used to impact B2C and B2B markets in traditional and nontraditional sectors in ways we never imagined. Indeed Analytics has proven itself to be an essential tool for any organization, influencing every decision and impacting every stakeholder.But what exactly does this big Analytics boom mean for India specifically? Well the outlook is extremely bright and here is just why:We Have The TalentThe analytics industry worldwide…See More
May 21, 2013
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Prestigious Brands Academy Award for Jigsaw Academy

Jigsaw Academy, won the prestigious Brands Academy Award for ‘Best Upcoming Academy for Analytics Courses in Bangalore’, on April 13th, 2013 at an exclusive gala event held at the ITC Maurya, New Delhi. The award was presented to the founders  Gaurav Vohra and Sarita Digumarti by Prahlad Kakkar.Read more.See More
Apr 16, 2013
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Business World Learns: Jigsaw trains much needed Data Scientists

McKinsey India estimates that the country needs at least 150,000 new data wizards to come to grips with Big Data. McKinsey Global estimated the US itself had a shortage of between 140,000 and 190,000 people with deep data analysis skills and another 1.5 million managers, which was hampering its Big Data projects.Read article hereSee More
Mar 23, 2013
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Jan 15, 2013
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The Curse of the Bell Curve – Part 2

The ‘Bell curve’ or the ‘Gaussian bell curve’ is one of the fundamental concepts on which most of the statistical analysis is based. From social sciences to astronomy to financial services- most of the application of statistics in the real world relies on the assumption that the data being analysed is distributed in the shape of the bell curve.In the last article we discussed the…See More
Jan 15, 2013
Gaurav Vohra posted a blog post

The Curse of the Bell Curve Part 1

The ‘Bell curve’ or the ‘Gaussian bell curve’ is one of the fundamental concepts on which most of the statistical analysis is based. From social sciences to astronomy to financial services- most of the application of statistics in the real world relies on the assumption that the data being analysed is distributed in the shape of the bell curve.What does the bell curve mean?The bell curve,…See More
Jan 3, 2013
Gaurav Vohra's blog post was featured

The Curse of the Bell Curve Part 1

The ‘Bell curve’ or the ‘Gaussian bell curve’ is one of the fundamental concepts on which most of the statistical analysis is based. From social sciences to astronomy to financial services- most of the application of statistics in the real world relies on the assumption that the data being analysed is distributed in the shape of the bell curve.What does the bell curve mean?The bell curve,…See More
Jan 3, 2013
Ben Gold commented on Gaurav Vohra's blog post 3 Degrees that Will Prepare You for a Career in Analytics
"Temberton just blogged about something similar please read: http://temberton.com/blog/business-intelligence/the-precedent-to-gain-more-data-analysts/ it is very important that the Education System begin to integrate student towards a more analytical…"
Nov 2, 2012
Ben Gold liked Gaurav Vohra's blog post 3 Degrees that Will Prepare You for a Career in Analytics
Nov 2, 2012
Gaurav Vohra posted a blog post

3 Degrees that Will Prepare You for a Career in Analytics

Merriam-Webster defines analytics as “the method of logical analysis.” In business, analytics is the process of analyzing quantitative data to glean information about performance. This process is often used in marketing departments and in risk management. Analytics is also a very important tool for the management and maintenance of websites. The field of analytics is growing, as more companies realize the benefits of the method. This is especially true for internet-based companies. As the field…See More
Oct 30, 2012
Daden Limited commented on Gaurav Vohra's blog post Analytics on Unstructured data – Twitter, Facebook and Social Media
"Our data visualisation application datascape handles unstructured data and allows you to visualise them in 3D. There is a free community version of the software that you can try - link is http://bit.ly/DSC100th to compare the free and the pro…"
Oct 22, 2012

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Short Bio
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. Gaurav 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.

Gaurav’s articles cover a broad range of topics that are of interest to anyone in the field of analytics.
My Web Site Or LinkedIn Profile
http://www.jigsawacademy.com
Professional Status
C-Level
Years of Experience:
12
Your Company:
Jigsaw Academy
Industry:
Analytics Education
How did you find out about DataScienceCentral?
from Vincent
Interests:
Other
What is your Favorite Data Mining or Analytical Website?
http://www.analyticstraining.com
What Other Analytical Website do you Recommend?
http://www.thearling.com

Gaurav Vohra's Blog

Building Analytics Competency Within the Team – Common Pitfalls to Avoid

Posted on May 21, 2017 at 8:30pm 0 Comments

Analytics is the most sought after competency in the business world right now. LinkedIn identified it as one of the most wanted skills across the globe. I have had discussions with various L&D heads who say the mandate this year is to build analytics talent within their organization. Over the course of many such discussions, I realized that while the end goal is clear for such organizations, the path is often not.

Analytics is very simply defined as the ‘language of data’. When we…

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Salary Trends for analytics and big data jobs in the Indian Job Market

Posted on March 2, 2016 at 2:31am 0 Comments

With companies now realizing that Analytics & Big Data are the key drivers for their organizations growth, the demand for data  scientists has risen phenomenally. From understanding consumer behaviour, to predicting market trends, even right down to product features, many business decisions today are driven by Data Analytics. The Analytics and Big Data sector has seen a consistent growth in the last five years and is expected…

Continue

Using Analytics to Solve the Problem of Employability

Posted on February 17, 2014 at 2:58am 0 Comments

A warm welcome to our guest blogger- Arun Prabhu, Founder and CEO of inTouch Analytics. inTouch analytics delivers ‘everyday analytics’ to clients in India, United States and Europe while focusing on leveraging customer and employee relationships to deliver business value. Their forte being Talent Analytics (among other things), Arun interestingly outlines how they took on the challenge of modeling the problem of…

Continue

A Date with a Data Scientist

Posted on January 22, 2014 at 5:35am 0 Comments

Interview with Kathirmani Sukumar, a Data Analyst at Gramener, a successful Niche Analytics Company. Kathirmani was happy to share his story and I am sure that this interview reproduced below will be very useful for all of you considering a career in data analytics. Kathirmani shares some how he became interested in analytics, some useful insights about the industry and most interesting of all, he takes us through a…

Continue

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