Exploring the Analytics ecosystem within IBM with Arvind Shetty, Director at IBM Analytics

Arvind Shetty brings with him over three decades of IT industry experience, and has held diverse set of roles at IBM. Arvind joined IBM in 2003, and his assignments have included leadership of the IBM Java Technology Center, the ISL…

Mu Sigma Chairman Dhiraj Rajaram buys back ex-wife’s shares in the company, becomes largest stake-holder

In a not-so-surprising move, noted big data unicorn Mu Sigma’s chairman Dhiraj Rajaram bought out a major chunk of shares owned by his former wife Ambiga Subramanian. Rajaram’s move put to rest all the rumours about the company’s leadership which…

China encourages Indian IT companies to invest in its big data pilot zone

A delegation from China is coaxing Indian IT firms to invest in its big data pilot zone. The big data zone is located in the country’s Guizhou province. “The pilot zone shall function as a centrepiece of China’s Internet of…

Hadoop vs HPCC – How these big data giants stack up against each other?

Hadoop is more commonly associated with the term “Big Data.” The underlying technology makes massive amounts of data accessible and is based on the open source Apache Hadoop project. However, there is a competitor to Hadoop, called High Performance Computing…

Inside the Data Driven culture of Raymond through the eyes of their Chief Digital Officer

Uma Talreja is the key architect for the digital roadmap for Raymond Ltd., a 91-year old legacy brand that has created the men’s clothing market with its fine fabrics proposition. With 20 years of experience in marketing under her belt,…

NEC Corporation plans to strengthen India’s Big Data and Analytics market

Japan-based NEC Corporation intends to strengthen its foothold in India’s big data analytics market. Through this move, the firm plans to focus on telecom, manufacturing, and BFSI verticals in India, as well as the rest of the world. NEC Corporation…

German fintech startup Kreditech has grand plans to enter India

Pegged as financial freedom for the underbanked, German online lender Kreditech is disrupting the fintech market by assessing the creditworthiness of an individual based on their online footprint and extending loans. Founded in 2012 by Alexander Graubner-Müller and Sebastian Diemer,…

The 10 most promising Data Science Masters programs in US

The prominent Master’s degrees are built upon standard foundation courses in analytics. However, most of the schools tweak the curriculum to provide the MS pursuing candidates with a business edge. Some of these courses might include economics and communications electives.…

10 Leading Analytics Solution Providers In Singapore

Singapore’s government agencies are increasingly investing in data, infrastructure, and big data talents. Of late, the island country also undertook an initiative to form a consortium of researchers and think tanks to become the world’s first Smart Nation.  The move…

Online card games in India: Machine learning puts a new spin to online Rummy

Artificial Intelligence continues to surprise us, as chess and Go are not the only games where AI-based programs has bested us. After AlphaGo’s huge success, now we have the AI poker bot player Libratus, designed by a pair of researchers…

More than 1,00,000 people are subscribed to our newsletter

Subscribe now to receive in-depth stories on AI & Machine Learning.