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Another year, another top ranking. Leading analytics portal Analytics India Magazine works on an annual ranking to sort the best analytics training institutes in India, and Jigsaw Academy bags the top spot again this year! Having ...

  This article is authored by Kimberly Chulis, who is the Director, Business Analytics Certificate at The University of Chicago Graham School. She is an Applied Advanced Analytics leader with 20+ years of applied analytics...

Data, as we know, has been the driving factor for many a sector and organization. And one sector where it adds extreme value is the one which deals with capital – banking and finance. Finance has a crucial role in boosting the v...

Data Science is the talk of the town and with good reason. It is one skill that has seen a rising demand in the last few years, and no scope of slowing down anytime soon. The reason is obvious – data driven decision making is he...

Working in new and emerging technologies, I am aware that a solution put together today can quickly get out-of-date as newer & better technologies & techniques keep coming up quite fast. I kind of felt the full import of i...

The notion “Big Data” is no more cramped to the realm of technology. It is expanding in diverse segments of the business world using some advanced statistical and mathematical models such as data mining, artificial intelligenc...

Who doesn’t want a superpower, right? Well, since getting bitten by a radioactive spider or moving things with your mind are not possible (for now), the next best thing to do is take a real-world skill and make it super. We all ...

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This is the age of cutthroat competition. This is a time where resting is unthinkable. The moment you feel complacent is the time your competitors go up the corporate ladder and ultimately towards success. People are working harde...

Every plan and forecast needs a basis – a basis on which the plans will be estimated and discussed for efficiency and execution. You have to consider several factors and criteria to explore the possibilities of executing your pl...

When Chandler said he was into data reconfiguration and stuff, he passed it off as dull and boring. But the fact is that data has always been crucial to mankind in business operations since then and even before. Today, data has be...

One of the major misconceptions revolving around the human resource department is that it’s one of the most chilled out departments in the entire organization. Most people (I know you do too) think that the folks at HR have an e...

You’ve heard enough about analytics and data science and all the buzz around with it. It seems like a great career option, which it is, and a perfect way to switch jobs and domains. But where do you begin? How to chart a career ...

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A career in analytics is a great way to build your career and invest in your future. As the industry matures, there is more demand for skilled data professionals across domains and a lot of people are considering a shift into anal...

Siddhant Mohapatra completed his MBA from ICFAI Business School (IBS), Bangalore and began his career in Sales, more specifically Sales Analytics. With the job going well, the thought in his mind was – what next? “Since I was ...

A long standing myth that many people believe is that analytics is only for people with an IT background. Though it’s true that a number of IT professionals choose to upskill with analytics, but analytics as a domain is not rese...

Analytics India Magazine has released their annual ranking of Top 10 Executive Analytics Courses in India – Ranking 2017 and as part of this evaluation, has ranked the Executive Program in Business Analytics (EPBA) by SDA Bocc...

After a few years of working in any field, feeling the burnout is quite common. It is what you do when that happens that will decide how your career further shapes up. Gone are the days when you can continue working in a similar r...

Let’s roll back to ten years ago. This is what an average career path looked like – get a bachelor’s degree > get a masters’ degree > start your career. Then it came down to getting a bachelor’s degree > work fo...

Talk analytics and data and numbers, many a business professional will say that it’s the techie guys’ job and they don’t really care for it much. The analyst gives them the figures and results of the analysis and that is all...

For many a mid-career professional, getting an MBA is a go-to option. The general perception among most professionals is that pursuing an MBA will lead to a better job and pay. But that only works if you know what you want, and ev...

The need to learn and pick up analytics is at its critical point, and this is no exaggeration. The recent spate of layoffs and mass firings in the Indian IT space is a clear indication that the tech skills of today have become out...

What makes for the best learning outcome of any program? What should a program have to ensure a student learns just about everything that is there to learn? These were the very questions plaguing Mohammad Jawed Asad, a consultant ...

Self-paced learning is the new trend and we must say, it’s really effective. With the evolution of technology, one of the benefits that have reached the common man is the exposure to educational content and information that will...

Analytics training from Jigsaw Academy has been a crucial turning point in their careers for many of our students. With their foot firmly in the analytics playground post their course training and with Jigsaw’s support – t...

As part of our corporate training program division, we deliver hundreds of man-days of training every year to an extensive set of corporate clients, of different sizes, types, and industry sectors. Increasingly, for a larger set o...

The Big Data Analytics Certification course is one of the most popular courses at Jigsaw Academy. It is a good option for people that have an IT or Database background, and are interested in handling Data Engineering or Data Analy...

Data is the information you collect from your customers. That’s more or less the basic definition of it. Big data, though, is something else entirely. It represents the modern era of digital strategizing and is growing at an ala...

Niranjanprasad Bhagwat is a manager working with a Global Analytical Company, having 12+ years’ experience with expertise in strategy implementation, business process improvement, and knowledge management. Niranjan completed his...

Classification problem is quite popular in various domains such as finance and telecommunication, for example, to predict the churn in telecommunication.  Selection of a method, out of classical or machine learning algorithms, de...

We are very happy to feature a discussion with Vicky Crasto, a super successful student at Jigsaw Academy. Vicky has not only excelled in the Data Science and Machine Learning Specialization, but has been a winner of two industry ...

There are tons of things happening in the world and what we come across and know on a daily basis is just 5% of them. When it comes to technology, the happenings are even rapid and fast. You go to sleep thinking about a technology...

Yes, MNC firms are hiring hundreds of skilled professionals in Analytics and why not? Upskilling is the need of the hour and we have been saying that all along. Analytics is the hot and happening Industry of 21st century. People ...

Being a techie, I honestly feel this is the best time to be alive. I’m not talking about just the scientific advancements around us such as the new and improved gadgets but diverse technologies too. Big Data analytics, for insta...

Tons of articles have been written about the amazing changes IoT is bringing about in different industries. Hundreds of explainer videos have been made on what the technology is about and how it’s slowly shaping our lives. You w...

Download this free whitepaper from Jigsaw Academy to learn about the various applications of analytics in BFSI and how to build analytics competency, from processes and people to tools and technologies....

I might sound repetitive and cliched, but Analytics and Data Science are truly the sexiest jobs of the 21st century and offer amazing work life balance. This has been a contributing factor for many women to skill up in analytics a...

The Executive Program in Business Analytics (EPBA) by Jigsaw Academy and MISB Bocconi, the only offshore presence of Università Bocconi, Italy is an intensive 10-month executive education program. The EPBA has been training mid...

Remember we rolled out scholarship programs on analytics and IoT courses a couple of weeks back? Today, we have our first winner. Yes, Jigsaw Academy is excited and extremely happy to announce Ambika as the winner of our very firs...

All our efforts, perseverance and training boil down to one moment – the moment of truth – our interview with a potential recruiter. You would have gone to training institutes, worked intensely on your communication skills, gr...

Man has always been fascinated by science-fiction, attempting to recreate some of the wildest tech imaginations. Robots, intelligent machines, advanced software, artificial intelligence and neural networks have been result of the ...

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Our decisions have two consequences – they either work or they don’t. However, we always don’t have the luxury to take chances and make mistakes as sometimes, the consequences can lead to events that can become irreparable. ...

When we stepped into an industry as freshers, everything seemed surreal, fast and exciting. Dedication and workplace obedience were at their peak during the early stages of our career. However, it didn’t take much time for us to...

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Chandler Bing’s job in the 90s was ‘Statistical Analysis and Data Reconfiguration’, a seemingly boring corporate job (hoping somebody got the F.R.I.E.N.D.S reference!) that he got ragged for regularly. Now fast forward a few...

Big Data has become an integral part of businesses today and companies are increasingly looking for people who are familiar with Big Data analytics tools. Employees are expected to be more competent in their skill sets and showcas...

The skills needed by organizations has seen a rapid transformation. While earlier there was a need to be able to work on different aspects of analytics, now there is greater consolidation in job roles and descriptions. This is the...

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This is the age of cutthroat competition. This is a time where resting is unthinkable. The moment you feel complacent is the time your competitors go up the corporate ladder and ultimately towards success. People are working harde...

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Gunnvant Singh

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Anshuman Acharya

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