Hello to the readers of YOU CANalytics from Swati Patankar, the editor of the blog. I am a scientist who is currently on sabbatical from my academic job. As part of this, I am exploring how to make science interesting through podcasts. Roopam very kindly agreed to be my first guinea pig and here is the
Predictive analytics is considered one of the sexiest professions of our times. But where did it all start? What was the first business application of predictive analytics? It is hard to pin down one particular application but one of the earliest and highly successful applications is certainly credit risk models and retail credit scorecards. Credit scorecards help banks assess
Mornings in 2016 May your days start with the joy you feel about your work. May the sheer pleasure of your work be the driving force for you. May you have several new ideas that you want to try when you reach work. May you work on things you strongly believe in. May you find pleasure in small things.
A couple of weeks ago I was at two different business schools as a guest speaker. Both ISB, Hyderabad, and MISB Bocconi have specialized programs in business analytics and data science for working professionals. I gave talks about ‘career in data science & industry’s expectations from data scientists’. I got the opportunity to speak to more
A couple of weeks ago I got an opportunity to be a part of a panel discussion at ‘The Economic Times Business Analytics Summit‘. The topic of the discussion was ‘overcoming the challenges of bringing data science to the boardroom’. The panel had a well-balanced representation from both industry and academia. It was an interesting and thought-provoking discussion. Later I thought about
At IIM Lucknow For the last few days, I was at IIM Lucknow as a guest faculty to give lecture sessions on ‘Data Science, and Marketing Analytics‘ to their MBA students. It was an interesting experience to interact with young minds that will influence the future course of the business world. It was equally interesting for me to communicate the excitement I
KNIME I am a huge fan of open source software because I believe they democratize the playing field and promote creativity. I am always on a lookout for open source software for predictive analytics and data mining. KNIME, the Konstanz Information Miner, is one of the best open source software for data mining, analytics, reporting and
In Conversation with.. Today we are starting a new series on YOU CANalytics called ‘in conversation with’. In this series we will talk to the leaders and experts of predictive analytics and big data to gain deeper insight into the field. Dr. Eric Siegel Our first guest for the series is Dr. Eric Siegel. Eric