10 Analytics firms in India you wish you worked for – 2016

The size of the Indian Analytics market is growing at a fast pace and so is the opportunities for the analytics professionals to dig into this field. With more and more companies relying on big data and analytics for better performance and results, the number of analytics service providers have evidently increased. And this indeed has led to a boom in people opting for analytics profession.

Like every year, Analytics India Magazine brings to you the list of 10 such companies that makes it to the most desirable analytics firm you wish you worked for! The list has been chartered after a thorough research conducted in the analytics community and lists 10 most popular and talked about analytics providers from India (in alphabetical order).

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bridgei2iFounded in the year 2011, BRIDGEi2i Analytics Solutions, today is one of India’s most sought after Analytics companies. With a comprehensive solution portfolio across Marketing, Sales, Supply Chain & Risk functions and industry verticals, BRIDGEi2i has built an impressive customer base globally. The company’s focus on talent, innovation and culture has been the key to such a phenomenal growth story.

The freedom to take complete ownership, ideal support system, flat organization structure, a culture that thrives on collaboration, camaraderie and creativity are some of the reasons that makes BRIDGEi2i a conducive place for its employees. With a trained focus on outcomes, employees engage in the healthy exchange of ideas, views and perspectives and work towards a unified vision of providing best in class analytics solutions and customer delight.

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Headquartered in Bangalore, with offices across the U.S, BRIDGEi2i Analytics Solutions has been recognized by Deloitte Technology Fast50 in 2015.

“Our employees get opportunity to build analytical solutions for distinct business problems and to expose themselves to diverse functional areas. Additionally, they get the chance to learn problem solving skills and advanced analytics concepts and techniques. With strong domain expertise, technology focus and the right talent mix, we are well poised to become one of the top global analytics firms over the next couple of years.’’ – Prithvijit Roy, CEO, BRIDGEi2i Analytics Solutions.


Brillio Analytics (1)We are a global technology services firm focused on digital transformation. Brillio develops and deploys disruptive solutions which help our clients compete more effectively and capture business value faster.

Regardless of where an organization is in their Big Data journey, Brillio’s end-to-end data and analytics capabilities enables organizations to leverage their sea of data, to drive high impact discoveries and make high confidence decisions. Brillio provides domain and functional expertise for industries such as retail banking, utilities, consumer packaged goods (CPG), retail, technology, and media and entertainment to enable organizations to utilize emerging technologies to create new and unique customer experiences, achieve cost efficiencies and gain competitive advantage.

The company intensified growth and brought new capabilities to customers with the acquisition of Marketelligent, an advanced analytics solutions provider. We also made investments in Albeado, a software company delivering predictive analytics and causal modeling solutions and Arundo, a predictive maintenance platform company for asset intensive industries.

Brillio is a global organization headquartered in Silicon Valley, with more than 2,500 employees across 10 offices, servicing more than 350 clients worldwide.

Cartesian Consulting

cartesian-consultingA global analytics firm specializing in customer, marketing and business analytics, Cartesian Consulting has helped brands across the world improve revenues and margins by helping them better utilize their data for business decisions and marketing interventions.

Their services have helped brands across various sectors such as Retail, QSR, Financial Services, Telecom, e-commerce, and Hospitality to improve their toplines by 5-10%, margins by 6-12%, and their ability to take better data-driven decisions.

Their ability to put advanced analytics quickly into a business context and create impact from it is what sets them apart. They work in three modes where they 1) analyze data, act on it, and put it into an Industrialized “always on” solution, 2) dive deep into a specific business problem and solve it 3) work to create a culture in an organization that is data driven and customer obsessed.

Founded in India in 2009, with offices in India, Singapore and North America, Cartesian is growing rapidly today with 150 employees working for over 50 brands in 10 countries.

EXL Analytics

EXL Analytics, a part of EXL (NASDAQ:EXLS), is a large and differentiated provider of advanced analytics to the global market. It provides data-driven, action-oriented solutions through statistical data mining, cutting edge analytics combined with a consultative approach.

It leverages its rich industry experience to transform its client’s decision making and help them dig deeper for solutions. With a team of 2,200+ data scientists, it assists client organizations with complex risk minimization methods, advanced marketing algorithms, pricing and CRM strategies, create regulatory compliance frameworks, and boost operational efficiency.

EXL Analytics serves the banking, insurance, healthcare, capital markets, utilities, retail and e-commerce, travel, transportation and logistics industry verticals. The company has a strong presence in various analytics forums and special interest groups on machine learning and data mining.

Its data scientists have been recognized in top global analytics competitions (www.heritagehealthprize.com) and has been ranked a market leader and star performer by major analyst firms. EXL was recognized among “The 100 Most Trustworthy Companies in America” for the year 2015 by Forbes magazine.

Headquartered in New York, EXL has approximately 25,000 professionals in locations throughout the United States, Europe, Asia (primarily India and Philippines), Latin America, Australia and South Africa.


flytxt-group-photoA provider of state-of-the-art big data analytics solutions for accelerating digital transformation of enterprises, Flytxt’s solutions span Digital Customer Engagement and Digital Services platform coupled with Technology Managed services and Business Consulting services. It has delivered significant business value to its clients by increasing revenue, enhancing customer experience and improving operational efficiency.

Flytxt solutions are powered by packaged analytical models built with machine learning and advanced analytics techniques that transform data to actionable insights, recommendations and actions. Since 2008, it has partnered with 100+ enterprises across 40 countries to transform their customer engagement with over 600 million customers.

The company has various recognitions and endorsements from thought-leaders including Pipeline Innovation Awards in Big Data and Analytics, Frost & Sullivan ICT Awards for Product Innovation Leadership in Marketing Analytics and Gartner – Cool Vendor for Emerging Markets.

It employees 400+ employees including Big Data Technologists, Telecom Marketing Consultants, R&D Engineers, Data Scientists and Big Data Operations Specialists.

Headquartered in Netherlands, it has a corporate office in Dubai and global delivery centers at Trivandrum and Mumbai in India. The company also has presence in London, Paris, Johannesburg, Mexico City, Singapore, Nairobi and New Delhi.


machinepulseMachinePulse™ is a provider of end-to-end, rapidly scalable solutions addressing data management and analysis requirements for Industrial Internet-of-Things segments with real-time Big Data analytics and decision sciences served via a cloud platform.

Working on the philosophy “Any Device, Any Network, Any Protocol”, they offer an entire product portfolio, from hardware to middleware to their cloud platform, to help customers extract value from their IoT initiatives.

They have built great domain specific applications using their products such as 1) SolarPulse which is India’s leading solution for monitoring and analytics of Solar PV plants 2) WindPulse, an advanced analytics solution to improve overall productivity and revenue of wind farms 3) FactoryPulse, an advanced IoT solution for optimizing productivity of assets and improving the bottom line.

MachinePulse is a part of the $16 B Mahindra Group and has an enthusiastic team of more than 75 data scientists, programmers, hardware and network specialists.

Quantium Analytics

quantiumEstablished in Australia in 2002, Quantium was founded by like-minded executives from actuarial and commercial backgrounds. It started out as a data analytics firm, helping businesses make better decisions using their data and since then they have grown into Australia’s largest and a globally recognized analytics partner that has a very unique approach to transforming how enterprises leverage data.

Quantium is passionate about their culture and believe in hiring people who care about each other and the community around. They encourage flexible and part-time work and champion work–life choices for their team.

With a strong foot in Australia, Quantium has expanded its reach globally with offices in India, South Africa and New Zealand. They have a well-balanced team of analytics professionals and software developers across their offices that cater to diverse sectors such as Insurance, Retail, FMCG, Banking and Media.

Tata iQ

tataiqTata Insights and Quants (Tata iQ) is a unique analytics organization that embodies the pioneering spirit of the Tata Group. Incubated in early 2015 as the Tata Group’s Big Data venture; one can experience and witness the relentless excitement and adrenaline rush of developing analytical solutions for industries as diverse as retail, financial services, e-commerce, telecom, hospitality, automotive, manufacturing, agro-business and more. The sheer volume and diversity of data offering unlimited and unparalleled potential is nothing less than an El Dorado for analytics professionals.

Tata iQ promises one of the most intellectually challenging and satisfying work environment. On one hand, it works closely with academicians from some of the most reputed universities worldwide for developing cutting edge data science and data engineering solutions; it also closely partners with businesses to accelerate its adoption for superior data driven decision making and business performance; sometimes even in greenfield areas.

Tata iQ believes that the “time is now” to make intelligent analytics happen in India and is set out in its path with the best of analytics talent, a Big data ecosystem, and cutting edge data science and data engineering solutions in its ammunition to mine terabytes of rich untapped data and solve some of the most diverse set of business challenges across B2B and B2C sectors in India.

The Smart Cube

smart-cubeEstablished in 2003, The Smart Cube is a global professional services firm that delivers business analytics and research services to corporations, financial service providers, and management consulting firms.

The Analytics practice of The Smart Cube assists many fast-growing enterprises – including 20 Fortune 100 companies — across the value chain, using advanced analytic techniques such as statistical modeling and machine learning.  The Analytics team has grown so fast that the company has had to lease a whole new floor in its Noida offices, with a more than 100% growth rate over the last three years.

Open plan offices with lots of greenery, bright colors and a ‘Silicon Valley’ vibe contributed to helping The Smart Cube feature in the ‘Great Place To Work’ study of companies.  The company is committed to the holistic development of its employees through a mix of in-house and offsite training programs, extensive CSR initiatives and support for higher education and it prides itself on its open, transparent, flexible and meritocratic work culture. In addition, there are multiple fun events, competitions and parties throughout the year.

The company’s global HQ is in the United Kingdom with additional offices in China, Germany, India, Romania and the United States. To date, the Smart Cube has conducted more than 28,000 studies across virtually every major industry, function and region through its global team of more than 600 analysts.

ZS Associates

zs-associatesZS is the world’s largest firm focused exclusively on helping companies improve overall performance and grow revenue and market share through end-to-end sales and marketing solutions—from customer insights and strategy to analytics, operations and technology.

The India offices are the Capability and Expertise Center (CEC) and house more than 60% of ZS people across two locations based in Pune and Gurgaon. The teams work in conjunction with onshore colleagues to deliver sales and marketing projects to their clients. The centers primarily support client projects based in North America, Europe and East Asia in the areas of Business Analysis, Business Operations and Business Technology.

As a firm, ZS partners with clients during all parts of the process, from analyzing issues to implementing solutions. Within each of these areas, ZSers collaborate with one another, ideate on possible solutions, develop expertise and make use of processes and tools that maximize efficiency.

More than 4,500 smart and talented ZSers in 22 offices worldwide draw on deep industry and domain expertise to deliver impact for clients across multiple industries.

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