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Ten (10) Minute Data Scientist Online Survey

The Data Science Association (DSA) and Google is interested in learning more about your experience with tools and training. Click on the link below to take a 10-minute survey for data scientists.…

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Added by Michael Walker on October 1, 2015 at 7:53pm — No Comments

Hedge Fund Strategies

Despite years of criticism and negative publicity, Hedge funds have evolved as higher return generating machines. Thanks to all those amazingly weird Hedge Funds strategies. If you try to look at the overall picture, you will find that Hedge funds have now become a part of Wall Street’s eco-system.

Hedge funds strategies and hedge Funds in themselves have made headlines over the years due to various reasons.  You will be awe struck when you find out what kinds of perks are given by…

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Added by rajesh dhnashire on September 6, 2015 at 9:00pm — No Comments

Law and Ethics of Online Human Subject Experiments

Facebook data scientists recently conducted an online experiment on 689,003 unknowing Facebook users - likely including children under the age of 18 - to see if it could manipulate and change user emotions. One group had positive words like “love” and “nice” filtered out of their News Feeds. Another group had negative words like “hurt” and “nasty” filtered. The result - published in a paper entitled…

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Added by Michael Walker on July 3, 2014 at 11:56am — No Comments

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.

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Added by Gaurav Vohra on April 16, 2013 at 2:10am — No Comments

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…

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Added by Gaurav Vohra on January 15, 2013 at 12:29am — No Comments

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…

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Added by Gaurav Vohra on October 29, 2012 at 9:40pm — 1 Comment

Data Analytics in India

Data Analytics is a process of summarizing data with the intent to extract predictive information and develop conclusions from the data and using it for making strategic decisions and operational policies. A huge demand for data analysis services in India generates ample earning opportunities to companies which are offering data analysis services.



Data analytics in India is extensively used in Banking and Financial sectors. Data mining and data analysis being carried out by BPO…

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Added by AcademyForDecisionScience&Analyt on October 29, 2012 at 8:13pm — No Comments

Science of Analytics

Analytics is not just pure science; it is part art as well. Organizations that master the fine art of using analytical tools realize increased revenues and enjoy cost savings.

The scientific approach involves the following four key steps:

  • Observe/define the business problem: Observation is either an activity consisting of receiving knowledge, or the recording of data using scientific instruments. The term may also refer to any data collected during this…
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Added by AcademyForDecisionScience&Analyt on October 29, 2012 at 7:50pm — No Comments

History of Analytics

Educating savvy and business-minded Indians on the importance of numbers and analytics in your business is like teaching the properties of sand to someone in the desert, but here is my effort anyway.

The simplest definition of analytics is "the science of analysis." However, a practical definition would be how an entity, e.g., a business, arrives at an optimal or realistic decision based on existing data. Business managers may choose to make decisions based on past experiences or…

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Added by AcademyForDecisionScience&Analyt on October 29, 2012 at 7:30pm — No Comments

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