80% of all top analytics executives in India quote “lack of analytics talent” as their biggest challenge. Finding trained analytics workforce in India is a night mare for employers. As a result, to bridge this supply-side gap, various analytics training institutes have sprouted in the country. These institutes help to bridge the gaps and train candidates and make them employable for a career in Business Intelligence & Business Analytics Industry.
With Analytics being the hottest area of growth, we see a lot of entrepreneurial activities around it. Here we try to list down the 10 most talked about boutique pure-play analytics firms in India that have made a mark recently.
In Feb we published the list of 10 boutique analytics firms in India that have made their mark in analytics space. Its time we list down start-ups that are making news and are poised to be the next big things in the analytics space.
I recently completed the Advanced analytics program conducted by IIM Bangalore. It is a 1 year course that is designed to provide in-depth knowledge of handling data and Business Analytics’ tools that can be used for fact-based decision-making.
Prior to this course I have done a 3 month course at Jigsaw Academy – The Foundation course in Analytics. This course built my interest in analytics and helped me secure a job with Infosys as a business analyst. I then decided to opt for the IIM Bangalore program with the aim of further establishing myself in this domain.
Business Analytics job market is in a boom in India and there is a huge shortage of skilled analyst in the market. This makes it a very attractive career option with good salary and growth.
Many premier institutes have recognized the importance analytics in India’s job market and have started executive programs for working executive in the field of Business Analytics. With a mushrooming of analytics courses, there obviously is an interest from students and working professionals. Yet, with a deluge of so many courses, choosing the right course is difficult.
You are excited. You have got that much awaited interview call for that dream analytics job. You are confident you will be perfect for the job. Now all that remains is convincing the interviewer. Don’t you wish you knew what kind of questions they are going to be ask?
As co founder and one of the chief trainers at Jigsaw Academy, an online analytics training institute, I regularly get calls from our students days before their scheduled interview asking me just this. I am going to share with you just what I share with them. Here you go. Below are a few of the more popular questions you could get asked and the corresponding answers in a nutshell.
Recruitment gap has been quoted as one of the major challenge for the year by Analytics leaders in India. Specialized recruitment firms fill in the gap between analytics openings and deserving candidates. Here is an effort to list down top 5 Analytics recruitment firms in India.
Analytics is a strange mix of art and science. It is used to analyse large amounts of data by applying statistical tools and techniques in order to generate business insights. Analytics has traditionally been used in industries like financial services, retail, healthcare and telecom. Lately however, it is finding uses in various new fields as well. Sports, social media, e-commerce, gaming and even HR are a few examples of recent adopters of analytics.
ISB is offering a one year Certification in Business Analytics with an aim to create Next generation Data Management Scientists. The programme is designed on a schedule that minimizes disruption of work and personal pursuits. The program is a combination of classroom and Technology aided learning platform with 430 contact hours.
Fractal Analytics is the most global analytics provider in the world serving Fortune 500 companies in CPG, financial services, insurance, retail, technology and pharma in over 150 countries. Headquartered in San Mateo, they have offices in New Jersey, London, Singapore, Mumbai, Gurgaon and Dubai.
In this interview with Srikanth, we talk more about the offerings at Fractal.