Entries by Sangeeta Deogawanka

Why Data Dredging is trending

“If you torture the data long enough, it will confess to anything.”   — Ronald Coase, British economist

 If you thought DATA was only ‘mined’ and ‘extracted’ for analysis, take a look at this frequently used method of ‘data dredging’.

As we move over from traditional eyeballing of statistical data to dig deeper into

Top 20 Analytics interview questions – Ecommerce

As analytics hiring increases across e-commerce companies, we decided to compile a list of interview questions to give you an idea what to expect.

At the very outset however, DO YOUR HOMEWORK. Research the company. Look at its site. Understand its mission statement and product offerings. Try to figure out what data is collected and how it is used.

BASIC

These are question

Why you need to upgrade your CV with skills and certifications

Today, a stand-alone degree or post-grad, is not sufficient to make you stand out in your chosen field of career.  As industries and businesses become more competitive, global and specialised, you need to keep pace with changing environments and IT systems.

If you are a fresh student, you certainly have the advantage of being familiar with emerging business models as they form part of your stu

Top 11 Analytics Predictions for 2015

The year 2014 witnessed phenomenal maturity of the Indian Analytics industry. We have seen all our predictions for 2014 come true and they crossover to 2015.

As we continue to trace the Indian analytics trajectory, here is the list of Top 11 Analytics Predictions for 2015.

  1. An

Why should MBAs consider analytics as a career

Last month I had mentioned why Analytics reigns supreme among Engineering graduates.  Now I shall tell you why MBA degree holders are also opting for analytics as a career!

To begin with, a significant chunk of analytics hiring is happening across all industries. Work profiles are

Big Data as a Service (BDaaS) – An Emerging Trend of 2015

The Analytics landscape is developing at a fast pace. In such a scenario, where technologies keep crossing over to the analytics domain, you need to catch up with emerging technologies, tools and terminologies.

In pursuance wi

Common Analytics Interview Questions – SAS Analytics

At IVY Professional School, we have addressed common Analytics Interview Questions from time to time. In keeping with the emerging demands of the profession, we begin a monthly series of resource blogs featuring common interview questions in various areas – SAS analytics, Business analytics, C

Top 6 Soft Skills in Demand for entry level Hiring

The year 2014 witnessed a significant shift in workplace demands across the country. Skill sets that display high levels of interpersonal skills are now in greater demand. As 89 percent of businesses worry about the quality of future leaders, people-centric soft skills occupy space in new hiring criteria.

Employers are faced with an always-connected generation inseparable from their mob

Top 10 Analytics Companies most searched on Google

As 2014 year draws to an end, we decided to draw up one of those typical end-of-the-year lists we are all so fond of.

This is a list of the most searched-for Analytics companies.

Search Engine used – Google

Global 

  1. Target Analytics
  2. Amazon
  3. IBM
  4. Data Monitor
  5. Dell Global Analytics
  6. HP Global Analytics
  7. <

Breaking News: Analytics related skills among LinkedIn ’25 Hottest Skills in Demand’!

Linked In stats1Global figures – 10/25 skills in demand require some knowledge of